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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  • Draw-Tite
  • Class I
  • 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • 2000 lbs GTW
  • 200 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • Visible Cross Tube
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 24912 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch - 24912

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
  • Easy, 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
  • Stylish, round-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.



24912 Draw-Tite Class 1 Trailer Hitch Receiver - Sportframe

60344 Hidden Hitch Class 1 Trailer Hitch Receiver



24912 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details 24912 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2014 - 2018 Mazda 3 Sedan



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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - 24912

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (18 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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2014 Mazda 3

I purchased this product about two weeks ago. The reason I got it is to get a trailer hitch bike rack for my sedan. Things to know about this hitch. - If you are going to use it with a bike rack this hitch does not require the stabilizing strap which is great -This hitch does not requires to cut into the bottom of the bumper which was needed with the other hitch for my car. - It took me about two and half hours to install it, since i did it by my self. The hardest part was to get the hitch in place to bolt it to the frame. The most time consuming part was trying to figure out how to get the first bolt and metal plate in place and once that was done the other 3 went in much faster. Online instructions and the videos that they have helped a lot. -Be aware of the hitch weight limit of 200LBS which can be a problem if you are planning to carry an Ebike as they tend to be pretty heavy. -I have a low car and i was worried about ground clearance and it didn't change at all for me. The same goes for the length of the vehicle as the hitch does not extent past the bumper and that lets me keep parking my car in the garage as i was doing before. 507764


Comments

The hitch has work better than I thought. I have not had any issues at all and I wish I had done it earlier. The main use is to attached my bike rack to it and it takes me less that ten minutes to get the bike on the car and that includes taking the car out if the garage and installing the bike rack. I can honestly say that I will get one of this things for my next car without doubt I need to add that I have a 2014 Mazda 3 sport. Sedan.

Victor - 05/11/2019

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you guys have been great! third trailer hitch we've purchased from this site and they all install very easily. 5 stars always. 246035



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Great product! Easy to put on the car. On the car in about 20 minutes. Fast shipping, here in two day. 655709



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The hitch receiver fit perfectly and was simple to install. Nothing had to be cut or moved on the 2018 Mazda 3 for the receiver to be bolted to the rear frame rails. The only issue was there were a couple of places where there was no paint. The metal was clean and the unpainted part wouldn't be seen. I just sprayed it with some clear I had on hand to keep it from rusting. 637717



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One year ago this car hitch arrived and installed without a hitch! As always, a main concern was whether it would really fit our car model, and it did. For ease we had it installed at our local garage, with no problems at all. We pre-placed the bolts thru the holes so the job went quickly at the shop. The hitch is solid, we would definitely order another in the future. Also, we have placed a few orders thru etrailer and every order and product has been prompt and reliable. And we appreciate the 1-year follow-up seeking our opinions. Thank you etrailer. 616209



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This my third one used on different cars. Works great for hauling my bike around to different bike trails. 611815



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2014 Mazda 3

Shipped and arrived promply. Installed on my 2014 Mazda 3 Sedan. Had no problem installing without lowering exhaust. Read instructions prior and look under car at attachment location as many times as needed until you have a clear vision of the install. I used a plastic storage container that stood about 8". This allowed me to sit hitch on top and move in position once guide wires and bolts were in position and install without help. Everything went smoothly, finished in about 50 minutes. Excellent product. 505175



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2016 Mazda 3

Quality product, reasonable price, fairly easy install. Fast shipping, great communication. Thanks! 494869



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2018 Mazda 3

Works as advertised on my 2018 Mazda3 sedan. Only had it installed a couple days so far. Installation was relatively easy - I did it myself in 1 hr. I ended up coating this with truck bed product by Rustoleum as an added layer of protection before I mounted it. I'm interested to see how it holds up through Midwest winters. I selected this hitch primarily because it was lighter weight than others and was on par with pricing. 493998


Comments

Holding up well after one year or use. I only use this for 2-bike platform style rack a couple times a week.

Patrick - 04/08/2019

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Installed in 30 min, really easy bolt right on. my 11 year old could do it. 467729



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I installed this with no adult supervision, it was that easy! It was fairly simple minus the removal of a couple of plastic rivets that were extremely difficult to remove. I am very happy with the hitch and look forward to hauling my bike around without having to take the hubby's truck now! 432449



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2016 Mazda 3

This trailer hitch worked out fantastic for us on our Mazda 3! It was shipped quickly, the installation instructions were easy to understand, they provided some special tools to make it easier and the installation took me less than an hour. We've used the hitch several times with a bike rack and small utility trailer...works great! We saved over $200 versus the cost of having a local company install a hitch. We also liked that it is pretty well hidden so it doesn't detract from the look of the car. 429021



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2014 Mazda 3

Very happy with my new hitch. It shipped very fast and etrailer did a nice job with updates on my order. I put it on my Mazda 3 today and the directions were good. It took less time than etrailer said. So far very happy with etrailer. Thank etrailer for great service and quality products. 390660



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2017 Mazda 3

Draw-Tite receiver hitch installed on a 2017 Mazda 3. To be used only for a platform bike rack. Instillation was very easy, although having another person to assist holding the hitch in place when starting the nuts would be helpful. That being said, it took 20 minutes to install, everything lined up, no need to move the exhaust system or any wiring. Highly recommend this product. 387259



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2017 Mazda 3

Installation very easy. I was able to do it by myself and a floor jack in about an hour. Looks good on the car. 364454



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Hitch was a great deal and shipping was very fast. Installation only took about 15 minutes and there was no need to lower the exhoust. 333054



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The hitch was a perfect fit and installation took less than an hour. 329275



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2015 Mazda 3

The hitch fit perfectly on my car. I was happy to receive a call from Debbie letting me know it was going to arrive later than expected. I was not happy, however, when I found out two of the nuts were the wrong size. 177050


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  • Comparing Curt and Draw Tite Hitches for 2018 Mazda 3
  • For your 2018 Mazda 3 we have Curt and Draw Tite hitches available. I recommend the Draw Tite hitches over the Curt hitches as they don't require the use of a stabilizer strap when carrying a non-supported load like a bike rack. So if you have a hatchback you'd want the Draw Tite part # 24914 or if you have a sedan you'd want the # 24912 instead.
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  • Recommended Tow Package for 2018 Mazda 3 Sedan
  • To set your 2018 Mazda 3 up for towing a light trailer you will need a trailer hitch, wiring harness, ball mount, and hitch ball. Starting with the hitch I recommend the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24912 because it offers the easiest install process that doesn't require any modification to the underbody trim panel on your vehicle like with the other available option. It is a Class I hitch that features a 2,000 pound towing weight capacity and will provide you with...
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  • Recommended Towing Set Up for 2018 Mazda 3
  • We have towing components you can add to your 2018 Mazda 3 though I did take a look at the owner's manual and it stated that you should not tow a trailer with your vehicle so doing so would be at your own risk. If you do decide to tow you need to start with a trailer hitch, either the Draw-Tite # 24912 if your '18 Mazda 3 is a sedan or the Draw-Tite # 24914 if your Mazda is a hatchback; these are the best option because they will be the easiest to install. The ball mount that Draw-Tite...
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  • Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver to Fit 2016 Mazda 3 Sedan
  • Close, however the correct Draw-Tite hitch for a Mazda 3 Sedan is part # 24912. This hitch will work on models with or without LED Lights. The other hitch, part # 24914, fits the hatchback models, and is shaped differently than the sedan model. I've included a few help articles about picking the right hitch and one of the most common uses of a hitch, how to pick a bike rack.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver for Mazda 3 to Carry Motorcycle
  • For your 2014 Mazda 3 GT, there are only Class I trailer hitches available. The Class I trailer hitches are only capable of a 200 lb tongue weight, so you will not be able to use a motorcycle carrier like # UF48-979033 or similar you have pictured. You will need to use a trailer for your sport bike to haul behind your vehicle. My recommendation for your vehicle is to start with the Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 24912. Then use ball mount # 3593 and hitch ball # 19258. Then for your trailer...
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  • Class I Hitch for 2017 Mazda 3 Sedan for Transporting Bikes
  • My contact at Draw-Tite advised that they gave recently confirmed the fit of hitch # 24912 on the 2017 Mazda 3 Sedan. This is a light-duty 1-1/4-inch Class I hitch that can handle the weight of up to 2 bikes, but not more than 2. A hitch-mount bike rack is the best way to protect your new car's paint finish. In this hitch you will need to use a Class I-compatible 2-bike rack like one of those shown on the linked page. A great option for a platform-style rack is the Swagman XTC-2 # S64670...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2014 Mazda 3 Sedan
  • For a trailer hitch confirmed to fit your 2014 Mazda 3 that would work great for carrying a bike rack you would want the Draw Tite part # 24912 as it does not require the use of a stabilizer strap like the Curt does for your vehicle. The fishwire needed to install this hitch is included with it. There also is no drilling required. The most popular bike rack we carry that has been confirmed to fit this vehicle is the Thule Roadway 2 part # TH912XTR. We asked our demo and install guys...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2015 Mazda 3 Sedan
  • As you mentioned, both the Curt Class I # C11377 and the Draw-Tite Class I # 24912 Trailer Hitches are confirmed to fit your 2015 Mazda 3 Sedan Grand Touring. Both hitches will work with all models of the Mazda 3 Sedan, however the Draw-Tite # 24912, as you referenced, is going to be a considerably easier installation process and will take about half the time as the Curt Trailer Hitch. Also keep in mind that per Curt warranty guidelines, all non-trailer loads such as bike racks and...
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  • Trailer Hitch for a 2018 Mazda 3 for Light Towing and Carrying Bikes
  • For your 2018 Mazda 3 sedan Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 24912 will fit and is the hitch I recommend. The two pictures you have included are such different angles that the differences could be explained by the angles. I have included a link to the installation instructions so you can see how the hitch installs. The recommended ball mount for this hitch is # 3593. For a 1-7/8 inch ball use # 19256 and for a 2 inch ball use # 19258. And for trailer wiring you can use Tekonsha harness # 118405...
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