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Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

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This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from Curt. Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" part number C13200 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Curt Trailer Hitch - C13200

  • Curt
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 6000 lbs GTW
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • 900 lbs TW
  • 8000 lbs WD GTW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 900 lbs WD TW

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant.


Features:

  • Custom fit is designed specifically for your vehicle
  • Precision, robotic welding maximizes strength and improves fit
  • Bolt-on installation - no welding required
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Gloss black powder coat finish over protective base coat offers superior rust resistance
  • Stylish, round-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Assembled in the USA


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 6,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 8,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 900 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 900 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


etrailer.com Technical Support

At etrailer.com we're committed to the products we sell, and to our customers. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are available via both phone and email to address your questions and concerns for the lifetime of your hitch. The technicians at etrailer perform hitch installations on a daily basis, making them a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers. The one-on-one, personal service you'll receive comes straight from an expert in the towing and automotive field. We've installed it, we've wired it and we've towed with it, so whatever your question, we can answer it.



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Installation Details C13200 Installation instructions

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Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - C13200

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (663 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant.

- C13200
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The hitch receiver is very well constructed, arrived on time and in perfect condition. All parts and instructions for installation were included. Installation was straightforward and quickly accomplished. Useful to have a helper to hold up one side while fitting bolts to the other - but one person could make it work. Also purchased a wiring harness that was simple and quick to install. Everything was completed within an hour. This was our second hitch from e-trailer - perfect product and service each time. 134997



- C13200
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2018 Toyota Highlander

I installed this hitch on my 2018 Highlander. If you follow instructions its a very simple installation. My only advice would be to make the cutouts smaller they were larger then needed. Other then that excellent all the way!! 562534



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2018 Toyota Highlander

etrailer is amazing. Great prices and products. Easy to navigate the web site to attain the right parts. Fast shipping. Video directions of installation are spot on. I installed the hitch myself. Hitch fit perfect and is well made and solid. Well packaged for shipping, arrived with no scratches or marks. Can’t beat the price. Also used the Curt wiring harness. Simple plug in and done. Couldn’t have been easier. This is the third hitch I have purchased from etrailer. I wouldn’t waste my time anywhere else. 574142



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Toyota Highlander

This was the 4th hitch that I installed. As typical, the hardest part was getting the plastic covers detached and modified to allow them to be remounted after the hitch was installed. The suggested places to cut could have been a little more clear. I would recommend trying to mount the plastic before cutting to ensure you minimize your cut and make it a clean cut. All told it took me 55 minutes from the time I backed the Highlander into the garage until it was completed and driven away. The instructions on how to take the plastic covers off were a little confusing as it sounded like they wanted me to take off the low bumper molding which thankfully did not need to come off at all. Now that I look back at them, they make more sense. All part of the fun. 200884



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2018 Toyota Highlander

Installed last night. Planning on hauling a small camper and occasional bike rack. Just followed the convenient video etrailer has on how to install it on a 2018 Highlander. The enclosed instructions are useful as well as they show where to trim some of the under body panels to fit. The only difference is my car did not have a tow hook to remove. I did it myself using a pair of ramps to hold it in place while I threaded the bolts, but it would have be A LOT easier with two people. As the video states it does stick out the back maybe a 1/4". Always feels nice to buy American. 554153



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Toyota Highlander

Thanks for all your help! What a great experience. Your instructions and videos were spot on and easy to follow. Had the hitch installed with the wiring harness in an hour and save a few hundred dollars on the install. 385782



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2015 Toyota Highlander

The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver was easy to install and looks great. I had never installed a hitch before and it went really quick and was straightforward. I looked at the other hitch options available and felt this hitch did the best job of blending in with the vehicle, as if it had been there sense day one. 184070


Comments
After one year Im still very happy with the purchase. Id recommend it.
Nathan P - 04/07/2016

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I chose this product primarily based on two things: 1) it did not protrude from the bumper, and 2) the installation did not require re-positioning of the muffler. The shipping time was great, ordered on the 8th, received it on the 10th in Atlanta, Ga. It is very well built and I do not anticipate any problems with it. The on-line video showed everything I needed to know on how to install it. It was well worth the time spent watching it. The receiver was a bit cumbersome to install it by myself, if I had another person, as recommended, it would have been a breeze. In all, I am very pleased with the product. 486017



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2015 Toyota Highlander

Excellent step by step installation instructions down to the smallest detail. Perfect fit! The Carpod basket is perfect for hauling any kind of cargo, including extra large garbage cans! 512621


Comments
Still an awesome product! Been using it weekly to haul garbage and more recently for carrying my push mower and weed eater.
Billy - 05/24/2019

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- C13200
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2016 Toyota Highlander

I'm 77 years old and if I can put this hitch on my 2016 Highlander by myself I believe anybody can do it. I did it without a lift lying on my back on the garage floor. One thing I would suggest is to remove the spare tire (as I did) to make more room to work. When the plastic cover and the plugs and all the prep work was accomplished I laid the spare tire on its side with several pieces of wood on top to prop up the drivers side while I worked the hitch over the muffler exhaust on the passenger side. Since I was working on my back I had placed the trailer hitch on my feet and worked it up to my stomach to support it and after lining it up was able to start a bolt on the drivers side and then on the exhaust side. Once the weight of the hitch was supported by these two bolts the rest was easy. I used my Dremel tool and bench knife to trim the plastic covers per directions. I am very pleased with how the hitch fits and looks on my Highlander. I was concerned initially it would show to much and not look good. I was wrong....I fits and looks great. Since I was working alone I was unable to take pictures of the process. 561422



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2014 Toyota Highlander

Attaching this hitch to my 2014 Toyota Highlander LE Plus was pretty straight forward. It is much easier to have a second set of hands. I attached the hitch by myself. I had a couple of stands to help me. I was fortunate because I have access to a car lift which made the installation very convenient. The only issue I had with the installation instructions was the section where they tell you to trim the driver side panel. The instructions tell you to trim off way more than you need to. The only cutting that needs to be done is a 1” wide cut from the back of the panel to around 2” past the existing hole in the panel (See photo). For placement of the cut compare the panel to the hitch bracket. As for function… I have not attached anything to the receiver yet. 151867



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2018 Toyota Highlander

All the people at etrailer.com were very helpful and the shipment was delivered on time and in good condition with all required parts included. After viewing several installation video’s, I decided to perform the installation myself because the procedure was so well documented. The only problem I encountered was a miss alignment of the forward mounting holes on both sides of the hitch. The other 4 bolts were at the extreme end of the adjustment slot but I was able to install them by hand. To install the remaining 2 bolts, I fabricated a spreader device and was able to widen the brackets about ¼” which allowed the 2 remaining bolts to be inserted. Working alone this proved to be a challenging task and is the reason why I rated this product with only 4 stars. 571518


Comments
The mounting flanges on a trailer hitch are designed for straight line strength, but not necessarily lateral strength. The flanges are purposely designed to have some give in them, so that if they get flexed during shipping, they can be easily bent back into place. As long as the powder coat didnt crack and there arent any cracks in the mounting flange itself, the hitch will work perfectly after being bent back into place. Ill link you to a help article that shows a few different ways of manipulating the hitch back into place.
-- Mike L - 10/04/2018

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- C13200
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2015 Toyota Highlander

I ordered my 2015 Toyota Highlander XLE with the factory tow package specifically to carry heavy loads on the tow hitch. I have a power wheelchair, which combined with the weight of the electric lift brings the total to a little below the factory specs. Unfortunately, I found after several months that the hitch had bent under the weight and needed replacement. My Toyota dealer did not quibble about the failure, but the service tech speculated that because of the dynamics of my load while underway a replacement factory hitch would probably fail again. He offered to install an aftermarket hitch of my choice without charge for labor, though I paid for the replacement. I chose the Curt C13200. This hitch is noticeably more robust than the factory item and has performed flawlessly since it was installed. I have carried the powerchair from California to Florida and back without, well, a hitch. We have also towed a small toy hauler up from Arizona with no qualms about the hitch's strength or fitness for the task. I'm not complaining about the factory hitch. It simply was not designed for the kinds of forces exerted by heavy, standalone platforms plugged into the receiver. The Curt hitch was. I would not hesitate to recommend this hitch, in fact I have on several occasions. 247588



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2018 Toyota Highlander

Super easy install of the C13200 on my 2018 Highlander Limited. I reviewed the videos for installing hitch and harness. They were well done and missed nothing. I set the hitch on an overturned 5 gallon bucket and was able to easily start the bolts on each side without a second set of hands. I marked and cut the panels with a fresh blade in a utility knife. The plastic panels are just soft enough. I did not have to take the spare down but I do see where you would need to tilt it when raising and lowering it into place. One suggestion for the folks at e-trailer: put your decals on straight if you'd like me to advertise for you. Mine was slapped on crooked and creased so I took it off. You do a great job on everything else! This was the second time I've bought a hitch from you and am completely happy with your products and service. Oh, and wiring harness was a cinch, too! 572172



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2018 Toyota Highlander

Does not fit my 2018 Toyota Highlander. The spare tire is too wide. The shipping to Hawaii was not free. I will purchase a OEM. 564850


Comments
This hitch part C13200 will fit with full size spare tire stowed under vehicle unless spare is on an Aluminum rim, which is too wide.
-- Heather A - 09/20/2018

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2014 Toyota Highlander

Great product and great customer service from etrailer! I've been putting off getting a hitch receiver for a while and the time had come to stop borrowing friends trucks to haul things around. I did some research and after watching the install video online, I decided there was no reason to pay someone to do this install. As expected, it was relatively easy (especially when someone else helps hold the hitch up while you start the bolts). The receive does stick down below the bumper slightly (as accurately shown in their product gallery) but not as bad as some of the other models out there. Based on the combination of price and visual appeal, you can't go wrong with the Curt receiver. I also bought the wiring kit from etrailer and installation was a breeze! One note to future customers watch the etrailer install videos. They are extremely thorough and will make the installation of whatever you decide to buy much easier! 239178



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2016 Toyota Highlander

This is the 3rd trailer hitch I have purchased from eTrailer.com, and once again it was a excellent experience. Great price, delivered on time, high quality product, and the perfect fit for my vehicle. The instructional video made it easy to install. Now we're all set to carry our bikes and accessories on our summer vacation! 517089



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2015 Toyota Highlander

I had to modify the instructions slightly. My vehicle is a 2015 Highlander, XLE. Installation was not difficult. Most of the time was spended on trimming the drivers side underbody panel to my liking. Passenger side trim don't have to be remove. On the metal facial tab, only remove the existing m12 bolt. I removed the bolts holding the muffler to give me easier access because this was a one man installation. Follow the rest of the information. Shipping was done fast and the vendor was always helpful providing information. 183266


Comments
I also have a 2015 XLE. Did you have it on a rack or did you crawl underneath?Did you need to use torque wrenches or were good standard socket wrenches okay?Did all the attachment bolts come with the kit?
-- comment by: David R - 12/14/2015

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- C13200
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2014 Toyota Highlander

I installed the trailer hitch and wiring kit to our 2014 Toyota Highlander. Since I am 69 my wife insisted that my son help. I did the "prep work" getting the car up on improvised "ramps" (2x12 and a 4x4) under each rear wheel. I (my son) had no problems installing the hitch. Taking off the Toyota trim parts was "interesting", the panel under the drivers side of the car had 3 different types of fasteners, but that is a Toyota issue. As for the wiring kit I did that myself. One question I had was, why 3 fuses of different physical sizes when only 2 are required. The suggestion I have is on the wiring kit, the fuse holder that is attached to the module should have longer wires (maybe 9-12inches) so it could be routed to a place where replacement would not involve taking off 2 awkward to remove panels. Also the ground wire if about 2 inches longer it would reach to a convenient grounding place. And lastly the module is supposed to be attached to a "flat surface" inside the car, there are no flat surfaces, so I used the extra zip ties to hold the module to the cars wiring harness so it doesn't flop around. 188173



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2015 Toyota Highlander

Five Stars! I leased a new 2015 Toyota Highlander a few months ago and completely forgot to negotiate the trailer hitch install, so I went to Toyota and they wanted $466.00! I shopped around town and got similar quotes. The best quote was from the local U-Haul dealer and I was ready to have them do the install in a few days. But then, the "little voice inside" suggested I do a search online and found Etrailer.com and reviewed the three different models of trailer hitches you offered for my rig. After the reviews, I was convinced the "CURT" Brand you offer was the one I wanted. This is a leased vehicle and I wanted to get the best fit possible. I realized I could not control the type of hitch U-Haul would install so my best option was to getr' done myself and save the money as well! I had not even considered buying and installing a trailer hitch for my SUV but the high quality detailed install videos you provided took all the "mystery" away about doing the install myself. The hitch arrived in perfect condition in a few days with free shipping and was glad to see you took the extra time to tape the wiring harness box to the inside of the large box to make sure it remained with the package. The install went perfect, saved a bunch, and very happy about the entire transaction with Etrailer.com. 244225



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Great product and fitment, as described, installation was very easy And it sits just under the rear bumper perfect for my needs, I plan on towing a utility trailer twice a year with a load of 800 - 900 lbs, between Los Angeles and Arizona. The whole installation with wiring harness took no more than 1.5 hours total. Very pleased with the Overall appearance of hitch. 917406



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My second hitch from e-trailer excellent price and fast delivery 916760



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Good quality 914627



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Super strong. Powder coat was perfect! All the holes lined up perfectly and it was a very straight forward process to install. Great price as well! This is a superb product! 914336



- C13200
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    There are a number of trailer hitch receivers that fit your 2018 Toyota Highlander and it can be confusing because they have a lot in common; however there are differences as well. Two of them, the Curt # C13200 and the etrailer.com # E98844, are virtually identical. A third, the Draw-Tite # 75896 is also the same basic design and installation. The biggest difference between these is the Curt and etrailer hitches have the hitch pin hole positioned about 1-3/4 inches further under the...
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  • Why Hitch Does Not Fit 2019 Toyota Highlander With Full-Size Spare That Has Aluminum Rim
    The Curt Trailer Hitch # C13200 will not fit a 2019 Toyota Highlander with a full-size spare that has an aluminum rim because the rim on this spare is just too wide for the hitch to be able to fit. If you have a full-size spare I recommend the Draw-Tite # 75896 because it has the highest capacities of 6,000 lbs towing and 900 lbs tongue weight and can be used with a weight distribution system, something that not all the other hitches for a '19 Highlander are capable of. I have added...
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    There are both Class III and Class IV hitches made for your 2018 Highlander but all are the 2-inch receiver size. The one I recommend for its combination of high capacity, easier installation and value is the etrailer hitch # e98844 which offers 900-lb tongue weight and 6K towing ratings. This hitch will easily handle your towing and bike rack applications and it is compatible with your spare tire. Please refer to the linked installation video and the photo of this hitch installed...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Wiring Harness for 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE
    For your 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # C13394 if you like a square crossbar or the # C13200 for a round crossbar. These work whether you have the factory tow package or not. For your wiring, you will want to call a dealer with your VIN and they can tell you if you have the tow package or not. If you have the tow package then you will use Curt # 56042 and I've attached a photo of the connection point behind the...
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  • Comparing the Thule, Yakima, and SportRack Swinging Bike Racks for a 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
    The compatibility of the bikes rack that you listed is going to be dependent on what trailer hitch you have installed on your 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. That said, most of them do not sit too far behind the bumper so you should not have any issues with this. If you don't already have a trailer hitch, I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13200 which I can confirm will work with the Yakima FullSwing 4 Bike Rack part # Y02465, the Thule Apex Swing XT 4 Bike Rack part # TH9027XT,...
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  • Will Thule Helium Pro 2 Bike Rack # TH9042PRO Fit in Curt Hitch # C13200
    Yes, the Thule Helium Pro bike rack part # TH9042PRO that you referenced will fit and work well in the Curt hitch part # C13200 that you referenced. This is a really nice, lightweight bike rack that fits 2 inch hitches like the Curt you mentioned easily. I attached review videos for both the hitch and the bike rack for you to check out as well.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver and Wiring for 2018 Toyota Highlander XLE
    I was able to confirm with the manufacturer that the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # C13200 is a fit for your 2018 Toyota Highlander XLE. For your trailer wiring, if you don't have the OEM 4-way, you need the Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector # C56217. This custom-fit T-connector plugs into your vehicle's wiring harness. The connection point for the 4-way tow harness is located behind the interior trim panel in your...
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  • Is There Trimming Involved to Install Curt Trailer Hitch on 2015 Toyota Highlander
    There is fascia trimming required to install the Curt Hitch part # C13200 that you mentioned. I attached an install video that shows that and a picture from the instructions that shows that as well.
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  • Where Should I Take A 2018 Toyota Highlander To Have a Curt Hitch Installed
    I would love to recommend a shop for you to use to install the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13200 but this is not a service we offer. Although I cannot recommend an exact shop, I can tell you that the type of shop with the most experience installing trailer hitches is going to be an RV service center. Therefore, I recommend you reach out to a trusted RV service center in your area for installation. The professional install time is listed as 60 minutes so you can expect to pay about...
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  • Is Install of Curt Hitch on 2016 Toyota Highlander Difficult
    The install of the Curt hitch part # C13200 for your 2016 Toyota Highlander isn't too bad. If you check out the install video link I attached below you can see the entire process outlined. You don't have to use a jack to lift the rear of the vehicle in the air either. We use a lift to make filming the process easier is all. You'll need a ratchet, a torque wrench, 10, 17, and 19 mm sockets, a 6 inch socket extension, a screw driver, something to trim the fascia with (dremel or rotary...
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  • Will Curt Trailer Hitch # C13200 Interfere With Spare Tire On 2015 Toyota Highlander
    The spare tire on your 2015 Highlander will not have a problem with the Curt Trailer Hitch, part # C13200 installed. I have attached a photo of the underside of a Highlander with the hitch installed. As you can see in the photo the hitch does sit below the edge of the tire so if you need to remove the spare you will need to tilt the front of the tire to remove it.
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  • Will Curt Trailer Hitch part # C13200 Fit 2014 Toyota Highlander with Spare Mounted
    As long as the spare of your 2014 Toyota Highlander isn't aluminum the Curt hitch part # C13200 will fit with it and work well. I attached a picture of the hitch installed with a spare mounted as well.
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  • How to Select Weight Distribution System for Horse Trailer
    For your 2018 Toyota Highlander, the Curt hitch that fits is # C13200 and this hitch is compatible with weight distribution systems. It has an 8,000 lb towing capacity and 900 lb tongue weight capacity when used with a weight distribution system, which gives us a good idea of the system you need. In order to choose the best weight distribution system you will first need to know your total tongue weight (TTW), which is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to go trailer plus...
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    It's harder to do air spring suspension enhancement kits on vehicles with rear coils like your 2015 Toyota Highlander. Especially if there is limited room to work with and the vehicle is a common tow vehicle like yours. I have a better solution though that I would recommend over air springs even if they were available with a weight distribution system. A WD system reduces the suspension sag at the rear of the vehicle by distributing some of the vehicle tongue weight to the front axle...
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  • Hardware Installation for Curt Hitch C13200 for 2018 Toyota Highlander LE
    Thank you for purchasing your Curt hitch # C13200. The included conical washers should be positioned so that their teeth face upward. Note these washers do not go between the hitch flange and frame; they go on the included bolts as shown in the linked video at the 3:00-minute mark. The washers contact the hitch mounting flange once installed.
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  • Fit and Installation of Curt Class III Hitch C13200 on 2017 Toyota Highlander
    The part numbers # C13200 and 13200 are simply different ways to refer to the same hitch. We add the C prefix on our site to denote a Curt product. This Class III hitch # C13200 is a confirmed fit on your 2017 Toyota Highlander. It installs without drilling and it will allow for a full-size spare (so long as it is not on an aluminum wheel). All required hardware is included. The linked video shows the entire installation process. For a wiring harness you can use part # 118449 if you...
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  • Trailer Hitch Compatibility With Spare Tire on 2019 Toyota Highlander
    According to Curt, the aluminum wheels are a bit wider than the steel ones, so if your Highlander has the spare mounted on a steel wheel, the Curt # C13200 Class III hitch will be compatible and allow your spare tire to remain stowed under the vehicle. If you'll be using the hitch for towing, you'll need a few other items to complete your towing system. For a trailer wiring harness, use # 118449 if the vehicle does not have the tow package or # 56042 if the vehicle IS equipped with the...
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  • Will Curt Hitch part # 87660 Fit a 2016 Toyota Highlander with a Full Size Spare
    Curt trailer hitch # C13200 is compatible with the full size spare tire on the 2015 Toyota Highlander. When raising or lowering the spare though you will need to angle it some to clear the hitch instead of just straight up or down. As long as the spare tire cover is a factory option the Curt hitch will fit it and work fine. This hitch also comes with all needed install hardware. If you wanted to do some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with...
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  • Trimming Underbody Panel to Install a Trailer Hitch on a 2014 Toyota Highlander
    On all of the trailer hitches we carry for the 2014 Toyota Highlander you will either have to remove the panel or trim the panel for hitch installation. The panels in questions cover up the area of the frame where the hitches will attach. I would imagine that the factory hitch is the same way though I cannot verify that. I have included a link to the hitch instructions for # C13200 so you can see the area that needs to be trimmed. To complete your towing set up I recommend etrailer ball...
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  • Does Curt Hitch # C13200 Fit 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
    Yes, we have confirmed with Curt that the hitch part # C13200 that you referenced is a fit for the Hybrid versions of the 2017 Toyota Highlander like what you have so it would work well for you. I attached an install video for this hitch for you to check out as well.
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  • Fit of Curt # C13200 Class III Hitch on 2016 Toyota Highlander
    It certainly will. According to Curt Manufacturing, the # C13200 Class III trailer hitch is indeed a fit for all models of the 2016 Toyota Highlander. If you'll be using the hitch for towing purposes, you might also need the following accessories: Trailer wiring harness, part # 118449 Ball mount, part # C45030 1-7/8 inch trailer ball, part # 19260 2 inch trailer ball, part # 63845 If you click the provided links, you can see install videos for the hitch and the wiring.
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  • Best Trailer Hitch for 2018 Toyota Highlander with Full Size Spare Wheel/Tire
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13200 is a fit for a 2018 Toyota Highlander with steel spare wheel/tire. If you instead have an aluminum spare wheel/tire then this won't work and you'll have to go with a different trailer hitch, the Draw-Tite Max-E-Loader Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 75896 is very similar and offers the same bolt-on installation. It should be pretty easy to tell the difference between the two metals but using a magnet would help determine this as well as they don't...
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  • Fit & Compatibility of Curt Hitch C13200 on 2017 Toyota Highlander
    So long as your 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE does NOT have a full-size spare tire then you can indeed install the Curt 2-inch Class III hitch # C13200. I confirmed this with Curt.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for Toyota Highlander that Fits with Full Size Spare Tire
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13200 referenced in your question is confirmed to fit the 2014-2017 Toyota Highlander, however if you have a full sized spare tire, you will not be able to store the tire underneath the vehicle after installation. If you are wanting to still be able to store the full size spare tire underneath your Highlander, I instead recommend the Draw-Tite Class III Max Frame # 75896. This trailer hitch has the same towing and tongue weight capacities as the Curt,...
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  • Recommended Hidden Trailer Hitch for 2018 Toyota Highlander
    There are indeed a few trailer hitches available that are confirmed to fit your 2018 Toyota Highlander. We have actually gotten a chance to install all of them on this vehicle, so we know exactly where the hitch receiver sits in relation to the rear bumper. The Class III hitch that will provide you with the most hidden design is actually the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13200. When installed on your Highlander, there is a distance of right at 2 inches from the center of the hitch...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Toyota Highlander
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