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Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4"

Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4"

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This fully welded, corrosion-resistant vehicle trailer hitch receiver is perfect for your light-duty towing needs. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. Drawbar sold separately. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from Draw-Tite. Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" part number 24866 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch - 24866

  • Draw-Tite
  • Class I
  • 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • 2000 lbs GTW
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • 200 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch

This fully welded, corrosion-resistant vehicle trailer hitch receiver is perfect for your light-duty towing needs. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. Drawbar sold separately.


Features:

  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with your vehicle
  • Computer-aided, fully welded steel construction ensures strength and durability
  • Tested Tough - safety and reliability criteria exceed industry standards
  • Bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Black powder coat finish covers e-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Drawbar and pin and clip sold separately


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4"
  • Rating: Class I
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 2,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 200 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite's Tested Tough program provides testing standards far superior to those outlined by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the go-to source for engineering professionals.



Each Draw-Tite trailer hitch receiver undergoes extensive fatigue testing and static testing with the ball mount that is either supplied or recommended for use with that particular hitch, thus ensuring results that are applicable to real life use. Fatigue testing is also conducted on hitches rated for use with weight-distribution systems.


In addition, Draw-Tite performs static testing on a simulated automobile, as opposed to the rigid fixture used for SAE testing, resulting in a more true-to-life scenario.


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.



24866 Draw-Tite Class 1 Trailer Hitch Receiver - Sportframe

60283 Hidden Hitch Class 1 Trailer Hitch Receiver

Installation Details 24866 Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - 24866

Average Customer Rating:  4.4 out of 5 stars   (120 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded, corrosion-resistant vehicle trailer hitch receiver is perfect for your light-duty towing needs. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. Drawbar sold separately.

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This hitch was installed easily and looks great on my JSW TDI! Ground clearance is perfect and it holds my bike rack very well. It arrived quicker than expected, too! I’m very pleased with this purchase and highly recommend it! 672951


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Not working out so well. I bottom out on steep inclines and every bike rack sways. I had to buy a hitch tightener to stop that. Am now looking to uninstall the hitch.
Felicia - 07/21/2020

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Trailer hitch receiver is well built however I wish it would give a bit more clearance, seams like there is planty enough room between the bumper and receiver to mount it higher we will see how it will work in the winter 410223



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Happy with the end result, but install was a bit more difficult than the video makes it out to be (the bolt/spacer that needs to be fed thru the frame). 97722



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2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Once mounted, this seems to be a very solid unit. It is well built out of heavy stock. The time estimate of 1 hour for install was quite a bit less than what it took for me to get the hitch mounted up. Watching the install video helped although it is for a slightly different model and the instruction sheet was not all that clear on the first few readings (it made sense once I was done). My hitch took close to 3 hours for the complete installation. The two bolt holes on exhaust hanger bracket needed to be enlarged in order to align with existing mount on the car and longer bolts were needed to initially draw that side up to a point where the bolts included with the hitch would thread into existing holes. 39225



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2006 Volkswagen Jetta

Fit perfectly on my 2006 TDI. Install was a little fiddly on my own, but with a set of ramps and a bottle jack to hold the hitch up, it was installed in about an hour. Each mounting holes uses a different sized bolt and corresponding hardware. Spend a moment or two to make sure you have the right bolt in the right place. The instructions are a little vague, but the video on the product site is excellent. I installed the matching wire harness at the same time. Start to finish install time for the hitch and wiring harness was about 3 hours. I plan to use this to haul a small pop-up camper. 600470



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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Delivery was outstanding. Product installed as intended, but can be tricky the first time. Product fits well and secure. The only issue is that the product's protective coating is weak and corrison starts within a few weeks. Overall good product for the price.. 594730



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2012 Volkswagen Jetta

This is the second hitch I've bought from eTrailer, one for my wife's CRV and this one for my Jetta Sportwagon. No surprises, just a quality hitch delivered promptly by eTrailer. Installation process went just like the video explained. Thanks for the great service. 77750


Comments
The hitch has been working very well - it still looks like new and has performed flawlessly. I use it to pull the folding trailer that I purchased from eTrailer. My only wish is that the receiver receptacle was sized more closely to the size of the ball mount shaft. Presently, the shaft fits somewhat loosely and klunks frequently heard inside the car when the trailer is being pulled, especially when its empty. The loose fit is obvious when installing the ball mount shaft into the receiver. If you have any ideas about how to shim the loose fit, Id like to know.
Ron C - 05/30/2014

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There are a lot of anti-rattle devices on the market to remedy such a problem. There has to be a certain amount of slack in order to get the device in and out. It's not dangerous by any means, but it can be noisy and irritating. I've added a link to the anti-rattle devices we have. Make sure to look at the ones sized for your hitch.

-- Patrick B - 6/4/2014


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Pontiac Trans Sport Van

You get what you pay for. Nothing like dealing with metric and SAE hardware for an install. Also, they sent me a bolt that was way too short for the passenger side of the frame. I had to run to get my own so I could finish the job. Not a terrible install, once you get past the fish wire and mixed hardware. I did it myself with ramps without too much of a problem. Pre-drilled holes did not align easily....definitely get the exhaust bolts threaded first because there is no room to maneuver anything. It works for what I wanted it to do, which is carry a platform so I can transport deer without getting my interior messy. For the money, I think it has been worth it. But it won't last. Its pretty soft steel with a weak paint job...mine is already rusting. 609534



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The ease of installation was by far the big selling point for the purchase. The issue I had with this particular hitch was that the receiver angles downward and when the tow bar was installed there was insufficient clearance when going in and out of drive ways causing the tow bar to drag with my Teardrop trailer attached (empty). On a positive note staff at etrailer.com were quick to to follow up. Another hitch was sent yet construction of the hitch was the same. They accepted the hitch back on a full refund and I ended up purchasing the ECO-hitch, much more time needed to install, yet provided the ground clearance. Completely satisfied with the service provided by etrailer.com. 725555


Comments
Im glad to hear the Eco Hitch is working well for you! I have linked all of the trailer hitch fits for your 2014 Jetta SpotWagen to check out all of the options available.
-- Victoria B - 11/20/2019

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta

I accidentally orded two parts that were not compatible. I got a phone call right away and an email with the suggested parts to fix the problem. I called, we made the change and everything still shipped on time. This kind of custom service is wonderful. Sadly, it is rare. I had a trip planned and needed the parts. Had they not called, I would not been able to haul my boat. 896609



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Volkswagen

I ordered a kit for my VW sportwagen and e-trailer make it easy and the videos are awesome. It took me a long time to get around to wiring it up and the converter box was no good but e-trailer got me fixed up. Thank you e-trailer i will be back for more stuff 893675



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This will meet my towing needs. The installation was straightforward and the video prepared me for the install. 883102



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Fast shipping and easy to install. Works great. 871797



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The frame mount nut on the solid metal leader was difficult to align. The 1/2” bolt could use to be a tad longer. I think a lag bolt would have been a better way to go. Not sure of the part number but the YouTube instruction i followed had three bolts in the passenger frame and believe this would be a better sell vs the receiver I got...also a link to a you tube instructional would be nice as well. 859119



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Instructions were super clear, did it myself. Quality product! 858463



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2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Great product. Worked perfectly on my 11 VW Jetta. It was a little difficult to get it mounted by the parts included in the kit definitely helped get the bolts and nuts set and held in place to screw it up. I used this to pull a small U-Haul trailer when I moved and it rode perfectly 854097



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After having trouble getting a hitch ordered from uhaul, I found this hitch and confirmed with customer service it was the right one for my 2012 VW Jetta SportWagon. It came quicker than expected and very glad it was in stock! 853516



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2012 Volkswagen Jetta

Install is pretty straight forward. Definitely helps to have a friend assist. No issue over a one year period. using it for bike rack on a 2012 VW Jetta. 851481



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Overall I found this unit to be a good fit for my 2012 VW TDI. It was not too hard to install and it works very well. I would say that it is not the best looking hitch I have seen but for the price I would purchase it again. 837341



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Product was exactly the right one. Perfect fit on the car. All bolts and fixture was included. They use UPS to relivery. UPS was extremly bad service. Unbelivable bad I would say. They lost the package, no one know when you call them. Very messy transportation compagny, nothing related to etrailer.... Etrailer is excellent product, I give 5 star for etrailer and I give 0 star for UPS If you can avoid UPS that would be awesome. 827807



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First off, etrailer is a fantastic vendor with competitive pricing. The additional resources provided in the way of thorough product descriptions, photos and "how to" videos are simply unmatched. With that being said, the directions that came with my draw tight hitch are worthless. It should read: Step 1) throw directions in the trash; Step 2) watch the installation video on the etrailer website; Step 3) install the hitch. After watching the installation video, the install was a breeze. Side note: you are told not to re-install the passenger side plastic cover but I did. I simply notched the cover to clear the hitch and bolted it back in the original location. In my opinion, it makes for a more factory look, as well as keeps debris and road grime from coming in direct contact with your trunk floor. Being from the North East where salt/rust are a real issue, every little bit helps. Overall I'm very pleased with the hitch. It is very stout and will more than meet my needs. 827778



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No issues and good installation instructions and towing guidance. I let my VW mechanic do it while I watched. I am using it for a Thule bike rack. 824075



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Volkswagen Jetta

Great hitch, putting on a Jetta wasn’t fun but it functions as it should and happy with the purchase. As always, great service from ETrailer!! 821606



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Great price and prompt shipping 818877



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2013 Volkswagen Jetta

I have used etrailer now for several orders, and they always sell top of the line products, have fast shipping and great customer service and pricing. I would recommend them to anyone who is looking to be treated as a valued customer! 816510


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Ask the Experts about this Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch

  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
    While we had one customer come back and tell us the Curt # C11072 fit well on their 2010 Jetta TDI Curt does not recommend it for the TDI models so instead I'd recommend the Draw Tite part # 24866 which has been confirmed as a fit for the TDI models. It also has the advantage of not needing a stabilizer strap if you ever wanted to carry a non-supported load like a bike rack or cargo carrier. I attached a picture of what this hitch looks like installed on a TDI model as well as an install...
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  • Is Kuat Sherpa 2.0 Bike Rack Compatible With Class I Trailer Hitch
    The Class I Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24866 that fits your 2011 VW Golf Wagon and Kuat Sherpa 2.0 Bike Rack for 1-1/4 inch hitches are absolutely compatible because this bike rack does fit a Class I trailer hitch. The Kuat Sherpa 2.0 2-Bike Platform Rack is available in Gray # SH12G, Black # SH12B, and Pearl # SH12P. You have made superb choice because of its unique combination of function and style. I have added a link to a video install of the Draw-Tite hitch and review...
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  • Comparing Hitches for a 2014 VW Jetta SportWagen Diesel and 2017 VW Passat
    Both the 1-1/4" Draw-Tite # 24866 for your 2014 VW Jetta SportWagen Diesel and the 1-1/4" Draw-Tite # 24880 for your 2017 VW Passat 1.08T SE have a 5 out of 10 installation difficulty so they will be about the same. From what I could find it looks like the Passat tends to have a hitch receiver that sits 3/4" higher on average than the SportWagen so if that's a determining factor then I'd say go with the Passat. We haven't installed a hitch on the 2017 Passat yet so I'm just basing this...
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  • What Is the Correct Trailer Hitch for a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel
    If your 2014 Volkswagen Jetta is a sedan and not a wagon then the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 24866 is a confirmed fit for models with the TDI diesel engine and models without the TDI diesel engine. There is not a trailer hitch offered for the wagon variant. The Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver is a direct bolt-on fit with no drilling required for installation. I have attached an install photo for you on a diesel model.
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  • Trailer Hitch Compatibility with 2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
    The turbo-diesel feature on your 2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI sedan does not affect hitch fits so all of the Class I hitch options shown on the linked page are compatible with your car. If your intended use is a hitch-mount bike rack then I recommend the Draw-Tite # 24866. The other hitches either include a ball mount or require a stabilizing strap. Note that any accessory item you choose to install in the hitch, whether a bike rack or cargo carrier, needs to be Class I-rated to ensure...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2013 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI Diesel
    The Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24866 referenced in your question is confirmed to fit your 2013 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI diesel model. I actually called my contact at Draw-Tite to verify this. This Class I hitch is custom fit for the vehicle, which means it will use existing holes in its frame for a no-drill installation. It will provide you with a 1-1/4 inch receiver opening and a tongue weight capacity of 200 pounds. I have attached an installation video on your 2013...
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  • Available Hitches for 2010 Jetta TDI
    The only hitches available for your 2010 VW Jetta TDI are Class 1 rated with a 1-1/4 inch by 1-1/4 inch receiver opening. This is done because the spots on the Jetta where the hitch would connect to the vehicle aren't strong enough for the capacity of a Class III 2 inch receiver. Draw-Tite offers a Class I hitch that's a fit, part # 24866 that has the 1-1/4 by 1-1/4 inch receiver tube. If you were wanting a 2 inch receiver because of a 2 inch hitch accessory you already own, you can...
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  • Recommendation on a Hitch for a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen
    The Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch, # 24866, is confirmed to fit your 2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen. However, you will need to verify the towing capacity of your vehicle to see if your Jetta Sportwagen will be able to tow a trailer and its load. The Draw-Tite hitch is a Class I hitch which is designed for lightweight towing. The hitch itself is limited to 2000 lbs of trailer weight and 200 lbs of tongue weight. However, whatever the vehicle's trailer capacity and tongue weight...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver to Fit a 2014 Jetta SportWagen TDI
    The Draw-Tite Hitch, part # 24866, is confirmed to fit your 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI. Check out the install video I attached that shows this hitch being installed a similar vehicle as yours.
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sportwagon
    For carrying a bike rack with your 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI the best hitch would be the Draw Tite part # 24866 that you referenced which does fit the wagon and diesel models like you asked about. If you were looking for a solid bike rack the Hollywood Racks Trail Rider part # HR200Z is very stable and is very easy to load and unload. I attached a review video for it as well.
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  • Class I Hitch Cargo Carrier with Good Ground Clearance on 2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
    Please take a look at Curt Class I carrier # C18110. This carrier has 3-3/4-inches of rise in the shank and it provides 6-3/4-inches of clearance from your hitch pin hole. This will fit your hitch without an adapter. The cost for this carrier is about the same as what you would have to spend on multiple adapters and it is a far safer solution that will not cost you a loss of hitch capacity. Having something fabricated would definitely cost you more and I do not recommend this because that...
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  • Draw-Tite # 24866 Compatibililty with a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
    Yes, the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 24866 that you referenced will work on your 2011 Volkswagen TDI. The installation will not be too difficult, With basic mechanical skills and tools, it would most likely take you about 50 minutes to complete this installation. I attached installation instructions for you to check out also. You may be interested in the following products to complete your towing setup: Curt Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring # C59496 Hitch Ball with 1-7/8 inch Diameter...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
    There are only Class I trailer hitches available for the 2006 VW Jetta, see link. Out of the available trailer hitches I recommend Draw-Tite hitch # 24866 because if you use an accessory in the hitch like a bike rack you do NOT have to use a stabilization strap like you would with the Curt hitch. The recommended ball mount is # 3593. For a 1-7/8 inch ball use # 19256. For a 2 inch ball use # 19258. This hitch has a 200 pound tongue weight capacity and 2,000 pound gross trailer weight...
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  • Hitch to Ground Clearance of DrawTite Hitch # 24866 When Installed on 2012 Volkswagen Jetta
    When installed on your 2012 Volkswagen Jetta the top of the receiver tube of the DrawTite Hitch # 24866 will sit just below the bottom of the bumper fascia. The exact height above the ground will be a function of several factors, including the tread depth on your tires and the passenger and cargo load in the vehicle at any given time. I have included a link to an installation video for this hitch on your specific vehicle. I researched all available hitch receivers for your vehicle to...
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  • How to Carry 4 Bikes on a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen
    All of the trailer hitches available for the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen are Class I rated trailer hitches. You are correct in your assessment that a Class I hitch can only carry a maximum of 2 bikes. The issue that you run into with a third or fourth bike is not just the weight of the bikes, but the distance that weight is placed from the trailer hitch. They put additional leverage on the hitch that it cannot support. It is similar to using a pipe extension on a wrench to break a...
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  • Does Draw Tite Trailer Hitch # 24866 Fit Diesel 2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan TDI
    Our fitguide sometimes has to organize things in a way that can seem confusing. But long story short...the Draw Tite hitch part # 24866 does fit your 2010 Volkswagen Jetta sedan diesel. The install instructions are linked directly to the manufacturer install instructions so that if something changes we always have the most current set linked. Sometimes they change the URL slightly so the link goes down but they should be up again soon. The install video that shows the hitch installed on...
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  • Which Hitch Will Fit A 2010 VW Jetta TDI And Are There Modifications Needed
    For the 2010 VW Jetta TDI you would use the Draw-Tite hitch, # 24866. There is no trimming to be done on the VW Jetta TDI. The wiring you will need is the CURT Wiring Harness, part # 56201. I am including a link to the installation instructions on the hitch # 24866 and a link to instructions on the CURT wiring harness.
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  • Trailer Part Difference Between 2010 VW Jetta Sedan and Sportwagen Models
    Yes. There is a difference in the fit for a 2010 Jetta Sedan compared to the Jetta Sportwagen. For a 2010 Jetta Sedan, I recommend the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Class I # 24866 for a trailer hitch, the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector # 118667 (which connects behind tail lights), and ball mount # 3593. Then you can use hitch ball # 19256 for a 1-7/8 inch diameter ball or # 19258 for a 2 inch ball. For a 2010 Jetta Sportwagen, the...
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  • Draw-Tite Hitch Recommendation for a 2011 Volkswagen TDI Sportwagen
    The Draw-Tite Hitch # 24866 should work well on your 2011 Volkswagen Sportwagen TDI. This is one of our most popular hitches available for your vehicle. I attached installation instructions for this product for you to check out also. To complete your towing setup you may be interested in the following products: Sportframe Drawbar # 3593 Hitch Ball # 19256 Curt Trailer Wiring # C59496 (installation instructions attached) Pin and Clip # PC2
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  • Trailer Hitch Compatible with 2006 VW Jetta 1.9L
    The 2004 VW Jetta will use the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24748 which is not compatible with a 2006 Jetta. It was designed for the previous generation. You instead will need the hitch # 24866 which is specifically designed to fit 2006-2014 Jetta models. I've attached a couple of videos to assist.
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  • Torque Specs for Installing the Draw-Tite Sportframe # 24866 on a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta
    The torque specs for installing the Draw-Tite Sportframe # 24866 on your 2013 Volkswagen Jetta can be found in the attached installation instructions. Sometimes the manufacturers will slightly change the hardware to help accommodate newer vehicles so it is always best to refer to the installation instructions to make sure that you have the most current specs. If you let me know what you will be using the trailer hitch for I can make additional recommendations for you.
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  • Availability of Hitch For a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sedan
    I spoke with my contact at the manufacturer and yes, the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver Class I - 1-1/4, part # 24866, will fit a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta. Some items you may need to complete your towing setup are. Wiring # 118667 Ball mount # 3593 Ball # 19256 or # 19258
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  • Trailer Hitch Fit and Towing Capacity for a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
    From the research I did it looks like your 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen has a towing capacity of 2,000 lbs. You would need to consult the owners manual of your vehicle to verify this as well. For a hitch you would then want the Draw Tite part # 24866 which is a confirmed fit. I attached an install video for you to check out as well. For trailer wiring you would want the part # 119179KIT. For a ball mount part # 3593, for a 2 inch hitch ball part # 19258 or for a 1-7/8 inch ball...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver For 2014 VW Jetta SEL
    For your 2014 VW Jetta SEL, I recommend the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" # 24866 over the Curt # C11474. The Hidden Hitch brand is going away and the Curt hitch receiver requires the use of a stabilization strap # 18050 for any non-trailer load like a bike rack. Each of the options has the same basic measurements for ground clearance and bumper clearance. I've attached a video that shows each of them has a 6 inch from center of hitch...
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  • Trailer Hitch, Cargo Carrier And Bike Rack For 2013 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sedan
    There is a hitch available for the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sedan, it is Draw-Tite Class I hitch part # 24866. I have attached an installation video for your reference. It can tow up to 200 lbs of tongue weight. I was not able to access your owner's manual but it is a good idea to check the owner's manual for the tongue weight rating Volkswagen recommends for the Jetta and do not exceed that. If you need a cargo carrier, I recommend the Curt cargo carrier part # C18145 because it is...
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  • Can a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta Carry a Dirt Bike
    You didn't say how heavy the dirt bike is but that will likely be an issue. The trailer hitch receivers for your 2010 Volkswagen Jetta, like the Draw-Tite # 24866, are all Class I hitches with a maximum tongue weight of 200 pounds. You'll also need to check the tongue weight capacity of the Jetta which could be lower. You're limited by the lowest rated component of the setup. If you do have enough tongue weight to carry the bike you'll also need a carrier. Keep in mind the carrier's...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendation for 2013 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
    For a trailer hitch confirmed as a fit for your 2013 Volkswagen Sportwagen TDI we have the Draw Tite kit part # 24866 which would fit and work well. Then for wiring you'd need the # 119179KIT which is a universal kit confirmed as a fit. I attached an install video for this on a very similar 2014 Jetta SportWagen for you to check out as well. For a ball mount you'd then want the # 3593 and for hitch balls we have # 19256 for a 1-7/8 inch ball.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver for 2012 VW SportWagon TDI
    There is a difference that is noted in our fit guide between the Jetta SportWagen and the Jetta Sedan. It is listed as a different fit option completely. For your TDI SportWagen, I recommend the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" # 24866. This trailer hitch receiver will be compatible with Class I bike racks and accessories only. This particular hitch will fit all Sedan options as well, but not all custom fits for this vehicle will. If...
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  • What Is Ground Clearance Of Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 24866 on 2011 Volkswagen Sportwagen TDI
    I contacted our representative at Draw-Tite about the ground clearance of the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, part # 24866, on a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI. The representative at Draw-Tite informed me that the hitch sits almost flush with the spare tire carrier or area. Also what you can do to gauge an idea of where the receiver will be is to measure from the bumper fascia down 2-1/4 inches. The hitch has a 1-1/4 inch receiver and sits about an inch away from bumper fascia. I have...
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  • Could 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Tow Small Fishing Boat Trailer
    I did a little bit of digging on your vehicle and it looks like it has a towing capacity of 1,650 lbs. You would need to compare that with what the owners manual says to be sure. For a hitch you would need the part # 24866, for wiring part # 118572, for a ball mount # 3593 and for a hitch ball # 19256 for a 1-7/8 inch ball. Or # 19258 for 2 inch.
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