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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 C13315 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Curt Trailer Hitch - C13315

  • Curt
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 4000 lbs GTW
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • 600 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch

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
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Gloss black powder coat finish over protective base coat offers superior rust resistance
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Hitch assembled in the USA
    • Mounting hardware may be imported


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 4,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 600 lbs
    • Not rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • 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.



13315 Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch Receiver

Replaces Curt C13127

Installation Details C13315 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles





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Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - C13315

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (295 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.

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Great hitch. I’m an engineer who used to tow with a diesel, so I can speak to the quality of this hitch. Receiver-to-hitch-frame design is much more secure than competitors (welded to vertical flat bar brackets versus a slice of lateral angle iron that could bend and only relies on one weld). Bolts lined up perfectly and installation was smooth. I use it for a 2x bike rack or a tow ball. 2” receiver makes adapting easier than dinky 1-1/4” from Mazda. I also purchased a 7-way & 4-pin lighting kit and spliced into the tail-light circuit....CX-5’s aren’t rated high enough to need a brake controller so I’m set for whatever may come. Take your time and it’ll come out better than factory.



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Really happy with this hitch receiver. I'm using it primarily for motorcycle haulers (rather than a trailer), so the tongue weight capacity was important for me. It's rock solid. The way it mounts to the frame makes it pretty easy to install, and to remove the captive nuts that you fish into the frame rails if you end up removing the receiver. I've already had it installed on two different cars in the year that I've had it, and it was pretty fast and easy to move it from one CX-5 to the other. The only downside is that the 2" receiver tube itself is welded just slightly off level (a few degrees clockwise from level), which would not be noticeable at all if you were connecting a trailer, but results in my bike haulers sitting slightly unlevel. Keep in mind if you plan on using it for bike haulers attachments. Overall, I'm really happy with it.


Comments
Still working well. Ive removed and installed it on another CX-5 in the past year, so Ive installed and removed it three times already. The mounting hardware is really easy to remove, which makes straightforward to take the receiver off and move it to another vehicle if needed as long as its another CX-5.....
Ruben A - 08/17/2020


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I usually don't have time to write a review. but because I really like how easy was the installation and the wiring instruction that you guys posted in your website. I am writing now to appreciate the business we done. the Hitch design and material well done.I received the items on time. the job took 2 hours for both hitch and wiring. you deserve 5 stars.



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2019 Mazda CX-5

Appears to be a sturdy, solid hitch, and made in the USA- the best reasons for this purchase. I had my nephew install it on my 2019 Mazda CX-5. There was a little difficulty. He watched the videos and said the video differed in the position of the screws. I guess the video explained they were vertical in position but upon installation he said that they were horizontal which made installation a little more difficult. He’s a mechanically inclined guy, works on mining equipment trucks so I think his install perspective was about accurate. I will test the hitch out once my bike rack arrives but I have confidence in both the product and the installation.



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2016 Mazda CX-5

Great Products! I like to think of myself as a pretty handy guy, install was was fairly easy. One step I had an issue with was getting to clear under and behind the bumper. Had to manipulate the rear plastic bumper to fit the hitch up and under, but other than that things went fairly well. Online video was very helpful. Overall time to install, start to finish took me approximately an hour.



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Fit perfectly and instructions were really easy to fallow. I also took the the trailer connection one step further by buying an 4 pole flat mounting bracket and feeding it trough the driver’s side tail light wiring grommet.



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I bought this hitch to use with a hitch-mounted bike rack. I don't have the bike rack yet, but the hitch looks great on my CX-5! I was originally planning on taking it to a shop to have it installed, but ended up installing it myself. My husband helped me lift it into place, but otherwise I installed it by myself in about an hour and half. The installation videos are definitely helpful! The shipping box that I received the hitch in had a giant hole in it that UPS (I assume) taped up, but the product was still in the box with no damage to the part that was exposed due to the hole. However, there were 2 large scratches on the receiver portion. The damaged area was covered in the tape that was used to secure the baggie of instructions and hardware to the hitch, so it appears that the scratches were already there before the product was boxed up. I still installed the hitch anyway, but have some concerns about rust in those 2 spots.


Comments
Thank you for your review. It is understandable that you would be concerned with the scratches on the hitch rusting. I recommend to spray those two spots with a Rust-O-Leum brand spray paint to prevent future rusting.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 02/17/2021


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Mazda

This hitch fit my 2018 Mazda CX-5 perfectly. The instruction were clear and accurate. It did take me longer than the “novice” installation time prediction. Here are my installation observations: 1) make sure the hitch sits above the bumper so it slides in correctly 2) use some liquid detergent or rubber lube to slide the rubber hangers back onto their posts 3) have someone help you because at 51 lbs. the hitch is hard to handle by oneself 4) the included guide wires are extremely helpful; a mirror and flashlight helps get the holes and bolt lined up correctly The hitch arrive soon after ordering it. Overall, I am completely satisfied with my experience with etrailer.


Comments
The hitch works as it should and has t shown any rust or problems with the finish.
Douglas - 07/29/2020


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2020 Mazda CX-5

Simple and straight forward. Pulled a couple clips, deleted a trim piece, loosened the muffler hangers, and bolted hitch in to place. With the help of a friend in 1 hours time it was done. Extremely simple, straight forward, no gotchas. 2020 Mazda CX5



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2019 Mazda CX-5

Instructions were simple & video was excellent. I am a 26 year old female with no automotive experience & I was able to do this project easily (I just had my boyfriend help me lift it into place so we could put the first 2 bolts in). I recommend renting a torque wrench from AutoZone or any auto parts store. Now to install the wiring!



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My first purchase from etrailer was 10 years ago. I can't imaging buying a hitch anywhere else. The reviews helped me decide which of their 4 offerings I wanted to buy. The decision between 1.25" and 2" was fairly simple. If you don't have a clearance problem, a 2" receiver has more accessories available and is arguably stronger. The other choice was 3 fasteners on the underside versus 2 along the sides. Normally, I would prefer more fasteners. However, it appeared that installation using 2 fasteners would allow me to do the job single-handedly by installing one fastener on each side and "pivoting" the hitch into place. This worked well as I was able to use a scissors jack under the receiver. A bit of prying on plastic trim made the job simple. I did not even need to elevate the vehicle.



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One man with floor jack 3 hrs with a couple of great videos beforehand. Great product for the 2018 cx-5! Actually the best video was for a 2020. NOTE: On mine there were 4 rubber hangers not 2. Might buy the bike rack from etrailer also!



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Great product. An exact fit for my 2015 Cx-5. Bolt on goodness. It wasn’t difficult at all to install. A friend and I were able to bolt it on in about 40 minutes, it is kinda heavy. The videos from etrailer were especially helpful and accurate. The package arrived very quickly. About 2 days I think. Very sturdy product. Holds my bike rack no problem, maybe even a small trailer, could even get that boat I’ve always wanted? ?? Only one small issue, when I received the box the hitch was poking out. Not sure if that happened when I picked it up or if it happened sometime on the delivery route. Hat being said it was not damaged at all. Not a scratch so it’s pretty strong. I would definitely purchase this product or any other from etrailer again. Good customer service too.



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2014 Mazda CX-5

The product is very good! Only reason I gave this 4 stars and not 5 is the instructions seemed to be a little wordy and weren't as simple as I thought they could be. After I read the instructions several times it was clear. Only other thing that made the process take longer was dropping the exhaust. Overall is a very simple install. Just take your time and read the instructions over a few times if needed.



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The Curt class 3 trailer hitch for my CX-5 arrived quickly, even via ground service. I needed a friend for a few minutes to help hold one end when I was ready to bolt it to the car but otherwise, the instruction video made the installation easy enough to do mostly by myself. The Hopkins wiring harness for the trailer hitch took much longer to install. Running a wire under the car to connect to the battery is really difficult without a lift.



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The hitch arrived in fairly decent shape although its not well secured in the box so it bounces around and pokes holes in the box which is unnecessary. The instructions are precise and very well presented, so as long as you prepare in advance by studying them, you should have very few issues. The installation went very well for me but i would highly recommend ramps to jack up the back a foot or so. Overall i am very pleased with the outcome.



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2016 Mazda CX-5

2” hitch for a 2016 Mazda CX-5. Processing and shipment were astoundingly fast! Hitch was exactly as represented and in perfect condition with all necessary parts. Installation was straightforward, but definitely a two-person job. WATCH the vehicle specific video (and take notes)! The little tricks — like taping the washers in place on the hitch — are the difference between smooth success and getting brain damage! One minor critique — and this applies to the Curt hitch instructions — there are different torque specifications for the front (XXft-lbs) and rear (XXXft-lbs) fasteners, with rear meaning the hex nut closest to the bumper. I think what I just wrote would be understandable by most humans — the instructions say something far more cryptic like torque the M12 to XXft-lbs and the ½” to XXXft-lbs — which would be illuminating to someone who knows the difference between a M12 faster and an ½” faster — but that person certainly wasn’t me. It took about fifteen minutes to figure it out and it’s something that needs to be correct from a safety and security standpoint. Bottom line - etrailer is a wonderful vendor, Curt makes a fine, stout hitch, but a little room for improvement is possible in the docs!



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2020 Mazda CX-5

This Curt hitch fit perfectly on my Mazda CX-5. It's a class 3 hitch and constructed very sturdy. The hitch hides almost entirely behind the rear bumper except for the receiver. The video of how to install the hitch on my vehicle was very helpful and it showed exactly what needed to be done. Would definitely recommend this hitch for a Mazda CX-5.



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Despite a pandemic, hurricanes, forest fires, social unrest, and political oppression etrailer still got the product to me in a timely fashion with all the pieces, good instructions, and the new Mazda CX5 is now ready to tow the toys. After hiding for months, we look forward to some walks in the woods, bikes on the trails, and weekends next to a lake with just the 2 of us and a beautiful scene.



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2020 Mazda CX-5

It’s not so easy to install but it can be done if I did it. Follow the video provided on etrailer. Ver satisfied with the product.



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Took less than 1 hour to install the hitch. Removed the muffler to install the hitch and that made access to the frame 100% easier since I didn't have a lift. Haven't towed anything yet but from past experience dealing with Etrailer; their products have been trouble free and durable. Instructions were great and so was the video; everything was as described in both.



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I was extremely impressed by the professionalism of this company. My purchasing of the correct hitch was guided by the site video, actual purchasing was simple and the hitch arrived at my doorstep in a matter of days, hard to beat that.



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Year later and it is still a solid hitch, looks good, and continues to do what it is designed to do. Solid product.



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2014 Mazda CX-5

The hitch fit my 2014 Mazda CX-5 without any trouble. The video was right on and the hitch is made quite heavy-duty. It is hidden very well and carries the bike rack well. It is hard to find a 2 inch receiver for this car and the Mazda factory hitch is 1 1/4 receiver and about $300 with out install. Dealer would not toss in the hitch on my purchase so I installed yours in about 1/2 hour at less than half the cost.



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2018 Mazda CX-5

Ordered the leading competing hitch from another source. When received it looked like it was welded on a Friday. the face plate was crooked by a quarter inch and the receiver box had been welded at an equal angle to make the finished product straight. The other source stated the first hitch had to be received before they would ship a replacement. I immediately ordered the Curt hitch from etrailer.com. The product is excellent. Looks great and installed easily.


Comments
Curt hitch continues to work great however the Tekonsha wiring kit I bought is garbage. Failed after a short period of time and was replaced with the Curt wiring kit. Save yourself time and money and buy the Curt kit in the first place.
Lloyd - 06/27/2019


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  • Hidden Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2020 Mazda CX-5
    For your 2020 Mazda CX-5 the hitch I recommend is the Curt # C13315 as it's a 2 inch hitch that's mostly hidden due to the hitch opening being the only portion of the hitch that's visible. I attached a picture that shows what it looks like as well as a link to an install video for you to check out as well. If you need trailer wiring the Curt kit part # C56377 is a confirmed fit and is very easy to install as well. If you wanted to do some towing you might be interested in etrailer...
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  • Comparing Curt 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver to Other Options for 2018 Mazda CX-5
    That is a great question. Our pricing reflects the manufacturer pricing and many other factors at any given time. If you are interested in that Curt hitch, then I recommend the etrailer.com hitch which is identical to that hitch with the difference being the powder coat color. The # C13315 is gloss black and the # e98902 is the matte black carbide finish. Your other option for the higher rated capacities is the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # 76138 which has a slightly...
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  • 2016 Mazda CX-5 Trailer Hitch Recommendation
    The best hitch for your needs for your 2016 Mazda CX-5 is the Curt hitch part # C13315. This is the Class III hitch that has the hitch opening the most recessed under the rear bumper like you are looking for that has plenty of towing capacity at 4,000 lb trailer weight. It also has a concealed crosstube which makes it even less visible. For trailer wiring you'd then want the part # 118563 which is also a confirmed fit. I attached install videos for this and the hitch as well. Since...
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  • Comparing Curt 2 inch Trailer Hitch with Other Trailer Hitches for a 2019 Mazda CX-5
    The Curt 2" Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13315 is an excellent option for your 2019 Mazda CX-5 and really the only other option available that I would recommend above it is the etrailer.com 2" Trailer Hitch # e98902, and that is only due to the matte black finish because it better matches the trim on vehicles and it hides scratches and dents better than the glossy finish. Essentially these 2 hitches are the same so it really boils down to whether you want the traditional glossy finish or the...
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  • Mostly Hidden Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2020 Mazda CX-5
    The most hidden hitch we offer for your 2020 Mazda CX-5 is the Curt hitch part # C13315 as only the hitch opening hangs below the rear bumper. This also helps with ground clearance too! See attached picture. Then for trailer wiring we have the Tekonsha kit part # 118746 which installs very easily and is also very reliable. If you wanted to do some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop...
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  • Recommended Hitch and 2-Bike Rack for 2014 Mazda CX-5 Touring
    We have just what you're looking for; I recommend using the Curt # C13315 since it will provide about 3/4" better ground clearance than the other Class III hitches available for your 2014 Mazda CX-5. This hitch provides you with an easy, bolt on installation to your frame and because it's a 2" receiver it will give you a much better selection of hitch mounted bike racks. For a bike rack I recommend the Thule Doubletrack # TH990XT since it is a platform style rack that will allow you...
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  • Hitch and Towing Accessory Recommendation for 2016 Mazda CX-5
    Because there are many more 2 inch receiver compatible hitch mounted accessories available, we typically recommend going with the 2 inch receiver if the option is available. The Curt Class III part # C13315 that you'd looked at is actually what I'd recommend. This is a concealed crossbar hitch, so when installed only the receiver tube and safety chain loops will be visible. The remainder of the hitch will be hidden by the bumper. The reducer which would allow you to use the bike rack...
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  • Hitch Option For Thule Camber 4 Bike Rack On 2017 Mazda CX-5
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver Part # C13315 will be a great option for use with your 2017 Mazda CX5. It has a high quality, gloss black powder coating that I prefer over other finishes. It will accommodate the Thule Camber 4 Hitch Bike Rack nicely. Be sure to keep the adapter sleeve for 2" hitches installed on the bike rack shank. Below I have attached a review and installation of the hitch on a 2017 Mazda CX-5.
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  • Installation of Curt Trailer Hitch on 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring Models
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # C13315 is a fit for your 2020 Mazda CX-5 GT. The Grand Touring models have an additional underbody trim piece that will need to be permanently removed for hitch installation. This is above what is shown in the attached video as that is not a GT model. .
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  • Trailer Hitch and 4-Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring
    To carry a 4-bike rack with your 2016 Mazda CX-5 Ground Touring you're going to need a trailer hitch with a 2" receiver, and for that I recommend the Curt # C13315 because we have found that the Curt hitches have better welds and a thicker powder coat which helps them to last longer. Since you have the Ground Touring model there is an underbody trim piece that will need to be permanently removed, but that is the case with all of the trailer hitches for your model. Then for a bike rack...
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  • Recommended Hitch and Bike Rack for 2015 Mazda CX-5
    I recommend using the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13315 hitch for your 2015 Mazda CX-5 because it features a 2" hitch receiver that allows you to use a wider variety of accessories than smaller 1-1/4" hitch. In addition to the Curt Trailer Hitch, I recommend using the Yakima FullSwing 4 Bike Rack # Y02465. Not only can it hold up to 4 bikes, but it also includes a hitch lock and a bike lock for the added security you are looking for. This bike rack also has the tilting feature on...
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  • Hitch Install Difficulty and Bike Rack Recommendation for 2020 Mazda CX-5
    The install process for the Curt Class III Receiver Hitch part # C13315 is actually pretty simple and you do not need to remove your bumper. The only part that you need to remove is the small plastic trim piece that is on the bottom side of your fascia. Once removed you will not be re-installing it. I have attached a video to this page showing how the hitch installs on a 2018 CX-5 for your reference. It will be the same process for your 2020 since they are the same generation. For a...
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  • Complete Towing Setup for 2016 Mazda CX-5
    Draw-Tite Class III hitch # 76138 is a good choice for your 2016 Mazda CX-5 since it offers a higher weight capacity than Curt hitch # C13315. Please note that Curt does NOT require use of their support strap # 18050 with this hitch although they do require it for some other hitches. For a 4-pole wiring harness you can indeed use Tekonsha kit # 118563 which is compatible with your LED lighting. This wiring can be converted to the 7-way type needed for a brake controller by adding kit...
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  • Recommended Hitch, Wiring, and Trailer Towing Setup for a 2015 Mazda CX-5
    Good news, I can help make sure you have everything you need to tow your trailer. The Curt Class III hitch # C13315, you were looking at does install easily, but I would recommend the Draw-Tite Class III hitch # 76138 instead. Depending on if your trailer has brakes or not will determine which wiring you will need. Most small utility trailers or jet ski trailers will use a simple 4-way. For lights that are LED or not you will want the wiring harness # 118563. This will power the...
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  • What is the Difference Between a Class II and a Class III Hitch?
    The difference between the Class II and Class III hitches has to do with their Gross Trailer Weight (GTW), their Tongue Weight (TW), and their Hitch Receiver Size. Class II trailer hitch receivers have a 1-1/4 inch receiver and can be rated up to 3,500 lbs in GTW and up to 525 lbs in TW. Class III, on the other hand, have a 2 inch receiver and have up to 8,000 lbs GTW and 800 lbs TW. I will attach a help article that goes in to more detail for you. A good example of a Class II hitch...
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  • Do All Four Exhaust Hangers Need Removed To Install the Curt Hitch C13315 on a 2019 Mazda CX-5
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13315 is a confirmed fit for your 2019 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve. I confirmed this with my contact at Curt. In regards to installation, how many of the exhaust hangers did you remove? If you just removed the rear two exhaust hangers then that might be why you cannot maneuver the trailer hitch up into place as you will need to remove all four hangers in order to drop the muffler low enough to slide the trailer hitch into place. Also, there is...
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  • Does Curt Hitch C13127 Fit Both 2016 and 2016.5 Mazda CX-5
    The Curt hitch part # C13315 that you referenced is a confirmed fit for the 2016 and 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 like you have so it would be a great option. It just recently was released as a fit for both versions.
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  • What is the Difference Between the Curt Class II and Class III Hitch for 2017 Mazda CX-5
    Both Curt # C12170 Class II hitch and # C13315 Class III hitch custom designed to fit the 2017 Mazda CX-5. Both hitches are designed to fit up and behind the bumper of the CX-5. The main difference between these two hitches is the Class III hitch has higher towing and tongue weight capacities and a 2 inch hitch receiver opening. The Class II uses the 1-1/4 inch receiver opening. I recommend using Class III hitch because the 2 inch receiver opening will give you more options for hitch...
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  • Choosing Between Class II and Class III Hitch for 2018 Mazda CX-5
    When a choice of hitch classes is available for any vehicle we always recommend going with the higher-capacity option since the cost is usually about the same. You can refer to the linked hitch article for details about the various types of hitches offered. In the case of your 2018 Mazda CX-5 we have both 1-1/4-inch Class II hitches like Curt # C12170 and 2-inch Class III hitches. I recommend the 2-inch Class III Draw-Tite hitch # 76138 since it has the highest weight capacity, the best...
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  • Will the Curt Hitch C13127 From a 2013 Mazda CX-5 Fit a 2017 Mazda CX-5
    I do have an option for you but the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver C13127 will not fit the 2017 Mazda CX-5 due to a redesign. Instead, the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13315 is the correct on you will need to use on the 2017 model.
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  • How Would Ball Mount Height be Picked out for Trailer Hitch Installed on 2015 Mazda CX-5
    I attached an FAQ that details how to pick out the correct ball mount. Picking out the correct ball mount will allow your trailer to sit as level as possible. Basically you will first measure the height from the ground to the top of the receiver opening on the hitch while on level ground. Next, you will measure the coupler height from the ground to the bottom of the trailer coupler when the trailer is on level ground. Next, you will need to compute the difference. If the hitch height...
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  • When is the Mid-Year Cutoff for a 2016 Mazda CX-5
    If your 2016 Mazda CX-5 was made on May, 16th 2016 then you have a 2016.5 mid-year model as the cutoff date for prior mid-year models was April 1st, 2016. However, none of that matters when choosing a trailer hitch for your CX-5 as the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13315 will fit both. I have attached an install video for you as well.
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  • Can Curt Hitch C13315 Fit 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 with Back Up Camera
    We just called our contact at Curt and they told us that the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver, part # C13315 will fit just fine on your 2016.5 CX-5. They said the only thing that changed on the 2016.5 model is the static pack which includes a back-up camera. If anything is placed in the hitch with a camera installed then you can expect issues when using the camera on the back of the vehicle, but there is no issue installing this hitch on the vehicle. What that means is that you will end...
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  • How to Tow a Trailer with a 2014 Mazda CX-5
    For your 2014 Mazda CX-5, the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13315 is an excellent option. It is a Class III hitch with a 2" receiver tube opening. The hitch offers a complete bolt-on installation that will not require any cutting or drilling. Then for a wiring harness, the Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness part # C56011 is a confirmed fit and will work well for you. It also offers an easy installation which is plug and play. I have attached an install video of both the hitch...
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  • Availability of Trailer Hitch & Wiring for 2016.5 Mazda CX-5
    We just recently confirmed with Curt that their 2-inch Class III hitch # C13315 will indeed fit the mid-year version of the 2016 Mazda CX-5. The noted fit exclusion was temporary, until Curt engineers could get their hands on the 2016.5 to test fit this hitch. If you also need a 4-pole wiring harness you can use Curt kit # C56310. This is illustrated in the linked review video and the linked article will assist your installation. Several helpful videos and articles are linked for you.
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  • Tips for Routing Trailer Wiring Harness Power Wire to Battery on 2016 Mazda CX-5
    The most direct route to run trailer wiring power wires for harness # 118564 on your 2016 Mazda CX-5 is to follow along a frame rail (there are likely other wires or lines you can wire tie the power wire to). Avoid any areas that might pinch or burn the wire such as suspension, exhaust, and engine components. I actually wrote a help article which I have linked for you that has tips for routing the power wire including a few different methods.
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  • What are the Differences between Curt Class III Hitches for 2016.5 Mazda CX-5
    The Curt hitches part # C13127 and # C13315 are both a fit for your 2016 Mazda CX-5 whether it's the mid year update or the older style 2016 model. At first one hitch was designed to fit the newer and older model but then the figured out they both fit both models. So essentially you have two similar hitches that install differently for the same vehicle with slightly different capacities. The part # C13315 has the higher capacities at 600 lbs tongue weight and 4k total trailer weight...
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver and Wiring Harness for 2016.5 Mid-Year Model Mazda CX-5 with LED Lights
    Neither hitch receiver require a particular wiring harness. The wiring harnesses recommended match the manufacturer of the hitch. With Curt Hitch # C13315 we recommend Curt Wiring # C56310. With Draw-Tite Hitch # 76138 we recommend Tekonsha Wiring # 118563. Draw-Tite and Tekonsha are owned by the same parent company. Technically either wiring harness can be used with either hitch and they both work with LED lights. Curt does require a support strap # 18050 when carrying a bike rack...
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  • What is Ground Clearance for Curt Hitch # C13315 on 2018 Mazda CX-5
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