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Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

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  • Draw-Tite
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 6000 lbs GTW
  • 900 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • 8000 lbs WD GTW
  • 900 lbs WD TW
Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an e-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from Draw-Tite. Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" part number 75225 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch - 75225

Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an e-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection.


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
  • 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
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately


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


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.



75225 Draw-Tite Class 3 Trailer Hitch Receiver - Max-Frame

87691 Hidden Hitch Class 3 Trailer Hitch Receiver

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75225 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details 75225 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2014 - 2019 Acura MDX

2016 - 2019 Honda Pilot



California residents: click here

Video of Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Trailer Hitch Installation - 2017 Acura MDX - Draw-Tite

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Acura MBX, we're going to be installing Draw-Tite's Class Three Two Inch Max Frame Tower Hitch Receiver, part number 75225.This is what our hitch is going to look like when it's installed. As you can see, the cross-tube's going to be mostly hidden behind the bumper, so you're only going to be able to see the receiving tube sticking out the end. It's a class three, two inch by two inch receiver, so it's going to be great for all of your towing needs, from trailers to bike racks, this thing will do it all.It features vertical plate style safety chain loops, and the nice large opening will allow it to accommodate just about any size safety chain. It uses a five-eighths inch hitch pin and clip. One's not included but you can pick one up here at etrailer.com with part number PC3. In addition, the small hole in front of that is going to allow it to accommodate a J pin.

J pin works just like your pin and clip, except that it acts as an anti-rattle device as well, locking anything you have here tight to prevent any noise.Over under the cross-tube is going to be a bracket to mount your four, six or seven pole connector. It features a 900 pound tongue weight, that's the force going down on top of the receiver, and a 6,000 pound gross towing capacity. That's how much it can pull behind it. If you're using a weight distribution system, the tongue weight's going to remain the same, but the gross towing capacity is going to be increased to 8,000 pounds. Now you do want to verify that your vehicle is capable of this by checking its owner's manual, and that will help you when deciding on accessories, we've got some measurements for you.From the ground to the top inside edge of the receiving tube, it's going to measure about 15 inches.

This is important when there's anything for you to drop or rise on your accessory, and from the ground to the bottom of the safety chain loops, it's going to measure about 11 inches. This is important if you're concerned about clearances. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the rear edge of the rear bumper, it's going to measure about three inches. This is important when determining if any of your inaudible 00:01:40 accessories can be placed in the upright stored position without contacting the bumper.We'll start our installation here in the back of the vehicle, in our storage compartment. You'll see a small tab, you'll pull up on that, and this will access the area where we can lower our spare tire.

You'll remove this grommet here, and that'll give you access to lower your spare tire. Go ahead and lower that down now.Now our vehicle here recently had a blowout, so it's currently got the spare tire installed, so you won't be seeing us remove it or reinstall it today. We're underneath the vehicle now at our passenger's side, and we're going to clean up the three weld nuts that are already in our frame. Use some spray lubricant, and the small brush to clean them out. This will make it easier to install all your hardware.

You can pick up a small brush here at etrailer.com.We're going to do the same thing on the other side. Before we put our hitch up, we're going to prepare our hardware. Take the bolt, and place on a conical tooth washer with the teeth facing away from the head, so it be facing towards your hitch. Do this for each bolt. Now with an extra set of hands, we're going to lift our hitch into position. Once you get one bolt started, it'll hold your hitch in position, making the rest of the hardware easier to install. Now tighten all of your hardware with a 22 millimeter socket. Now torque all your bolts to the specifications in your instructions. Now you can reinstall your spare tire.And that completes our installation of Draw-Tite's Class Three, Two Inch Max Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver on our 2017 Acura MDX.


Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 75225

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (208 Customer Reviews)

Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an e-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection.

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2014 Acura MDX

The Hitch was exactly as advertised and literally took 30 minutes to install. My steps were a little different than the instructions: I cleaned each pre-tapped hole on the vehicle using corrosion prevention spray and a used tooth brush. I slid the bar under the SUV using the box as a support to prevent scratches, lifted one end and supported using jackstand and then the other end. I used threadlocker on each bolt, and hand-tightened three bolts on one side, then the other. Using a 7/8 socket, tightened each bolt a little bit at a time to prevent seizing. Some seizing did happen on one of the bolts as the bolt was pushing the support plate against the frame of the car; lots of torque and a few rotations at a time will tighten the gap. 224631



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2018 Honda Pilot

I am very happy with the results from the trailer hitch and wiring harness I purchased from etrailer.com. Installation was very easy and I saved $800.00 from a dealer install. Thanks. 557893



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2017 Honda Pilot

Okay. This application was for a 2017 Honda Pilot. The 2017 is Honda's 4th version of the Pilot and probably the nicest version yet. Previous versions came standard with a receiver hitch but Honda eliminated that in this version. I called the dealership to get the cost of installing a receiver. They quoted me a price over $800. Hmmmm. etrailer sent me a hitch in a week for around $170 with shipping. I'm in my 60's and I installed the etrailer receiver hitch without assistance in less than an hour. Absolutely perfect fit and super quality! Not sure why you'd want to buy from anyone else. Thanks etrailer! 403801



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The hitch installed quickly and without any issues. Etrailer was excellent to deal with, answered my questions quickly and shipped the hitch out in the same day. Thanks!! Jason 156247


Comments

It hasnt fallen off and there arent any signs of rust, everything has been great!

Jason K - 10/16/2015

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Attached is a photo of the hitch installed. It took 25 minutes by myself. The videos are a great help. I did not think I would be using it this weekend. Still can not believe the quick delivery. 124723


Comments

Did you have to remove the spare tire to do the installation?

-- comment by: Geoff L - 04/25/2014

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The instructions specify to remove the spare for installation and re-install afterward. Some folks find it's easier to lower it but not take it all the way off, but when we installed the hitch in our shops, we found there was no need to remove the spare. Check out the video.

-- Patrick B - 4/29/2014


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2014 Acura MDX

Received the trailer hitch as scheduled. Installed it on my 2014 Acura MDX without any assistance; and without having to jack the car up. Having two people to install would have been a little easier ... even at that it was only a 20 - 25 minute install. Fits perfectly and the hitch is exactly what I ordered. Appreciate the easy tracking system too. 299593



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This hitch was easy to install by myself. It's held up great after a year. The cargo carrier is also perfect. It has made our long road trips much easier with our kids having so much stuff now! Thanks for a reliable product at an affordable price. I have referred you to many people. 264329



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2016 Honda Pilot

this is my 2nd purchase from etrailer...the first hitch and wiring package i had an automotive store install it for $450...this time i told my wife "i am going to try it myself..cross ur fingers"...well only after about 1 hour..i actually completed installing the tekonsha wiring and draw tite hitch...i just stacked old wooden blocks to help balance the other side of the hitch and somehow was able to secure the middle bolt..then opposite side middle bolt...rest was easy....but what i benefited most from was your great clear simple and step by step videos and comments from others who provided their ideas (like using the cars predrilled screw hole and secure the grounding wire with a 10mm bolt so i didn't have to drill into my wifes brand new Pilot)..that was sweet...so here i am a 69 year old guy with minimal knowledge of installing much of anything and i saved about $200+..doing it myself....this suggests u don't need to be mechanically inclined to install these parts...thanks to etrailer and other's like me who are reluctant do-it-yourselfers 292824



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2017 Honda Pilot

Bought a Hitch & Light Kit for my 2017 Honda Pilot. The deals wanted $1400.00 installed. Your videos honestly tell you how hard it may be to install and how to do it so I put money back in my own pocket instead of a greedy dealers! I found you'll because my brother Harley F. Illes, Belleview, Fl. bought one very recently for his spouses 2016 Dodge Durango and highly recommended you'll. I seldom appreciate the customer service at the levl you'll provided because to many companies anymore it's just lip service. Thank you'll for remembering that you can make a pretty good living providing service with excellence in mind. People this is a sincere review for you to consider. I don't work for this company and other than this purchase I didn't know them. 385195



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2017 Honda Pilot

Ordered Draw Tite hitch #75225 Saturday afternoon, hitch delivered Wednesday. Checked dimensions on hitch bolt holes and it was a perfect match for the weld nuts on our 2017 Pilot. Cut out large piece of cardboard from shipping box so cardboard 1-2 ft larger than hitch in length/width. Removed spare tire and placed cardboard on concrete behind vehicle. Put 3 fully collapsed jack stands with rubber pads on cardboard then put hitch on jack stands (one each side of hitch, one in rear by receiver) and slid cardboard under vehicle. Sequentially slowly raised jacks and adjusted cardboard so that bolt holes in hitch lined up with and were just below the weld nuts in vehicle. Inserted 2 bolts on each side of hitch. Only put bolts in 2-3 turns initially so that could adjust position of hitch. Lowered jack stands, removed jack stands and cardboard and inserted remaining 2 bolts. Vehicle is brand new so no need to clean threads on weld nuts. Adjusted hitch into final position then tightened bolts with half inch ratchet followed by half inch breaker bar. Hardest part of installation was getting torque on bolts. Lying on my back on a creeper I couldn't get enough leverage on the torque wrench so I used a 3 ft. length of pvc pipe over the torque wrench to gain additional leverage. It probably took 45 min to get the correct torque on the bolts and this includes finding and cutting the pvc pipe. Estimate it took approximately 2 hours for the whole installation and this includes moving vehicles around in the driveway, tool collection and replacement and spare tire removal and replacement. The installation was done single handed with the vehicle on a concrete driveway and I'm 70 yrs. old. The hitch fits perfectly and looks great on the Pilot. I like that this hitch comes with a mounting plate for the trailer wiring connector. I plan to bolt a 4 flat connector mounting bracket #118144 to the hitch plate to hold the 4 flat plug. The hitch will be used to tow a flat bed utility trailer and a waverunner. I like ordering from etrailer because they have very good products, great customer support and great installation videos. I am a repeat customer many times over and have been purchasing from them for almost 15 years. 366155



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Very easy to install and it did not require me to remove the spare tire even though the instructions say to. The hitch looks great because it doesn't look like an aftermarket product. Very hidden in the view from the rear of the car and the quality looks top notch. I'm using it mostly for bike racks but should I need electrical I will definately order that as well from you. 228922


Comments

All is well and it works great. Had electrical hooked up by [...] last month to tow a trailer and it worked great. I use it mainly for hauling my bikes around with a bike rack so it was a good test to haul wood with a 16 foot trailer as well.

Bill M - 10/04/2016

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Easy install, very satisfied. 282648



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I recently went to a local business that could order this particular trailer hitch but it was on back order and was going to cost me 279.00 and I was going to have to wait for at least one and half months before they could get it in. I went online order this trailer hitch for 179.00 and received it within a week. Awesome service and my brother in law who is a mechanic put it on within 10 minutes. Awesome.response . Looking forward in doing more business with etrailer.com 131027



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2018 Acura MDX

This is my second hitch from etrailer. The first one was for my 2010 Acura MDX and now this one is for my 2018 Acura MDX. My use for this hitch is to attach my bike rack. I am pleased with the quality of the hitch and the amount of money I saved by not getting one from the dealer. I would admit, I like the dealer integrated looks but not for the amount of money they want for it. On both occasions, I had Uhaul installed it for me. Today's installation charge was $35 NYC area. If I had tools and a way to raise my car up a little bit, I could have done this myself. It's very quick and simple installation process watch the video. Here are a few pics of the finish product 484158



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2016 Honda Pilot

Dealer wanted $800+ for the hitch and wiring and "we'll order it and you can come back in a week or so for a two hour appointment." I ordered the hitch and it came 2 days later, then I installed the hitch by myself in about 30 minutes using a couple of jackstands to hold it in position before I bolted it in place. Note: I have installed hitches before on several vehicles - the 2016 Pilot hitch install is the easiest one I have ever done. (Installing the wiring kit was a bit awkward, but not too bad.) 305908



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Product arrived on the day it was supposed to. Well packaged. Sat in the garage until the weekend. When I opened the package, the hitch looked well built and sturdy. Took about 20 minutes to install. Everything fit perfectly. Didn't even need to take down the spare tire. Saved quite a bit over the dealer since I didn't need the wiring harness. 206469



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Great price, very fast service and delivery. If we need things that etrailer.com carries we will definitely use them again! 120223


Comments

It seems to holding up well, still looks brand new!!

Royce - 03/11/2015

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2016 Honda Pilot

I'm glad I found this site! Just purchased a 2016 Honda Pilot Elite and the dealer wanted $1465.00 to install a trailer hitch. He blamed the high price on the "4" hours of installation and new wiring. For less than $200 and an easy to follow installation video, I installed it myself in less than 30 minutes. Didn't need to drop the spare either...fit right into place! Great sales recommendations and follow up from the etrailer staff. This company knows how to run a business and keep a customer satisfied. 5 stars out of 5 stars. 238513



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Not used yet but ordering was awesome and install was a breeze. Called and spoke w Debora H Monday evening. Told her I needed it by Wednesday, she promised that it would be hear by then. Promise kept!! Hitch arrived around midday - already installed. See pics. Will defenetleyy be ordering another one from Debora H soon for my other SUV. 177923


Comments

Still in great shape, working very well as promised.

Pedro T - 03/10/2016

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2016 Honda Pilot

Compared to the pricing others charge, if you have the tools, it is a 15 minute project! The quality of the hitch is as good or better than any I have seen. Fits perfectly on my 2016 Pilot Touring edition. Didn't have to lower the tire to install - 6 bolts and you are done. Just as a heads up - the kit I received had 22MM bolts - I have an extensive array of sockets and didn't have one of that size. You may need to 'borrow' a 22MM to finish your project. Additionally, the directions call for 148 lb-ft of torque to each bolt - that is a LOT for anyone, even with the appropriate tools. Not impossible, just also something to consider. Packaged arrived very, very quickly! No issues with the shipment! This is the third hitch I have purchased from etrailer.com and I will be back for my fourth! 238951



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2017 Honda Pilot

package arrived on time. the box arrived damaged scratches on paint but I still installed it. installation was easy thanks to you tube. the bracket for the wiring was short for my 2017 Honda pilot. bracket needs to be at least 3 inches longer I have attached some pictures other than that I would have been much happier it will do for now. I Hope this review help for the piloteers. 373165



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2016 Honda Pilot

So lucky I found etrailer.com! Spot on instructional videos led me to their site where I ordered the exact products (as seen in vids) needed for my Honda Pilot. Install process took under an hour. High quality equipment. 475660



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2017 Honda Pilot

Bought this for my 2017 Honda Pilot. Worked perfectly and I installed in myself in under 2 hours. The hardest part was trying to hold it up to get the first bolt in as it is rather heavy (which is good since it will be towing stuff!). Everything fit well and I will only have to stop by a mechanic somewhere to get the bottom bolts properly torqued. I do have a torque wrench, but it only goes up to 80 Ft/lbs. This requires substantially more. Overall a great product and with the video install guides, I will continue to purchase from etrailer. 403578



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2016 Acura MDX

Item meets vendors description. Arrived timely as promised. It is a perfect fit for my Acura DMX 2016. Rep, I believe named Madison was helpful and courteous. I will do business with this outfit again, if needed. PS I shopped for this hitch receiver in my area and Acura dealers were outrageously expensive and other dealers were not helpful. 198584


Comments

Great!

Louis P - 05/29/2016

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2017 Honda Pilot

Easy bolt on! Let spare down a little to give wiggle room to line up bolts - nuts are pre placed by Honda. The hardest part was torquing the bolts to specs listed. I bought this hitch specifically for the wiring mount pad - great for 7 wire w/brakes. Put it all in, included the brake control in about an hour and a half. Pulls a 3500# trailer like a champ! 400047



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2017 Honda Pilot

Took me and my friend less than 30 min to install wire harness and trailer hitch. Had no problems at all installing it. Everything matched like it was an original equipment. Thank you very much ! 439987



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2018 Honda Pilot

Hitch was well made and easy to install. Just what I was looking for. etrailer was great at getting it to me quickly. I also purchased a hitch wiring set be Tekonsha. It was designed to work with my 2018 Honda Pilot. I followed the instructions but had no power at the hitch connector. The people at e trailer where great at helping me get things working. Turns out the newer Pilots are missing a couple of required fuses. Once they were installed it worked perfectly. I was very pleased with etrailer. Great products and support. 573113



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2018 Honda Pilot

As I recently purchased an 18 Honda Pilot EX-L, I was contemplating just having the dealer do the install on an OEM hitch. At well over $1000, I knew that I could save hundreds with a hitch from E Trailer. I only use my hitch to carry my bikes on a Thule platform rack, but with thousands of miles of use with three different cars, I have become spoiled to the ease of loading and unloading my bikes with the platform rack. This is the 4th Draw-Tite Hitch that I have ordered from etrailier.com over the past 6 years. Hands down, by far the easiest to install. I think it took me longer to unpacked the hitch that actually tighten down the 6 bolts. With the spare tire removed, there was plenty of room. I used my floor jack to raise the hitch up to a level that I could hold the hitch while starting one bolt by hand.I then tightened the other two and moved to the other side. I finished by using a torque wrench to tighten all six bolts to specs. As always, the videos are very detailed, and the customer service is top notch. I spent a couple extra dollars for upgraded shipping and it paid off, the hitch was at my door step a few days after I ordered it. Great job E- Trailer! 486575



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2017 Acura MDX

It looks great... I couldn't install it at the house and had to get the deal to install it for $250 They had to take the bummer off to install it Plus if you don't own a tork wench your SOL I returned the one I bought from Lowe's with the socket for $90 This info would have been useful 432337



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2017 Honda Pilot

I purchased one of these hitches for my 2017 Honda Pilot EX and it fitted very well with the vehicle. Holes in the hitch and those in the vehicle mached. Joints whether welded or threaded appeared sturdy enough to pull two times the permissible load. The hitch was shipped and delivered to me within the reasonable amount of time. 329261



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2016 Honda Pilot

What a hitch.....its drool-worthy. Top quality welds, super thick steal. The rating on the actual hitch is far more than what my truck is rated to tow (nearly double). Everything about the hitch is great. You can tell this is the quality that will last the life of a vehicle ten fold. On another note, as mentioned in other reviews, Honda goes through the extra effort of having weld nuts in the frame so all you have to do is bolt this hitch down with 6 heavy duty bolts and you're done. Install time says 20 minutes but honestly any "regular joe" can have this done it 5-10 minutes tops. 75% of the time spent was just tightening down the bolts. 10/10 would buy again. 364609



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2017 Honda Pilot

Receiver easy to install. Great product. A little difficult to torque the mounting bolts to 185lb. Wiring harness was very easy to install. Only a couple of removable access panels and the job was done. 442378


Comments

Ordered it for my 2017 Honda Pilot. Fit perfectly with no alterations. All I had to do was lower the spare tire a bit.

Glenn W - 10/14/2018

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2016 Honda Pilot

I like it , as advertised it was simple to install. It took me 35 minutes to complete the task simply followed the instructions and the video. I need to carry a cargo carrier every now and then this is a near perfect very well made product. My only complaint is the harness bracket it pokes out against the lines of the car. It would be nice if the bracket hid behind the bumper. 388804


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My trailer has been absolutely perfect with no issues. I have recommended etrailer to a few of my friends or whenever I hear someone asking about a hitch.

Mario G - 06/07/2018

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Hitch was well packaged. The box arrived with some tears but no damage, nicks or scrapes to the hitch. My car is not garaged so there was a good amount of rust buildup in the factory drilled bolt holes. The Magic to get all that gunk out was WD-40 rust release penetrate spray and a 1/2” wire fitting brush hardware stores have them in the plumbing section Once rust was cleaned out installation took about 25 minutes. I installed the hitch solo. Getting the specified torque on the bolts was a workout ! I used 2 Eddie Bauer hanging dome lights to I’ve me great visibility workkng. They are my go to lights. About 10 bucks a piece on-line. 469552



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2017 Honda Pilot

Saved $200 by doing this myself. I was a little concerned about the negative feedback about the shipping boxes being destroy upon delivery. But as you can see, it came intact and was delivered promptly to my front door. This installation was very easy. I watched the video for both the trailer hitch and wiring harness and it was exactly like the video indicated. I will tell you on the wiring harness you do not have to pull the panel back. Just get a mirror and locate the connector behind the panel and you can pull it down to the opening. 465223



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2016 Honda Pilot

My son referred me to etrailer.com. He's used the site for his last two trailers and raves about it, now I know why. The installation was as easy as described and the video was perfect for my 2016 Pilot. The Hitch installed in ~30 mins. I purchased the hitch, wiring harness for 7 pin adapter, 7/4 pin plug and mount, brake controller, and plug for the harness. In order to raise the tow capacity to 5000lbs from 3500lbs, I had the transmission cooler installed at the dealer. They insisted that only Honda can install without cutting/splicing wires and that my electrical system would be damaged. The harness literally plugged into the existing plug for which it is designed. Clean install without a single wire cut/spliced. The only problem I had was with the little silver tie down as it was put in by a gorilla and wasn't coming out. Fortunately, I was able to get the plug from behind the panel without removing that piece. When I installed the brake controller, I learned from the comments that the plug is buried so I knew to look harder than expected. The dealer wanted over $500 to install just the hitch, no wiring. I've installed the hitch, wiring, brake controller and wiring for $427. 519892



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Thanks Ashley for the great service! You took my order Wednesday AM & I received it Thursday PM. Put Rola cargo carrier & trailer hitch together in 90 minutes by myself. Did not have to take spare tire out as instructed. I have not had the chance to test it out, but everything looks as good as advertised! 340432



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2018 Honda Pilot

Sturdy look and feel. 6 bolts very easy. Wiring is more involved to just get to the connector. Once there its really easy. 575199



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I am 158 pounds and 77 years of age so if I can install this then I believe anyone can. 573888



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2016 Honda Pilot

The packages came very quickly. Box with the hitch was damaged but, no damage to hitch itself. Very easy install with a buddy. The wiring harness I bought did not come with enough nits and bolts to bolt all 4 attachment points on the 7 way plug to the bracket mount. I could only do two after using g the others to fix the mount in place. Other that great product. 565835



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2017 Acura MDX

Quick and free delivery! Excellent product that fits my 2017 Acura MDX perfectlly. Easy to install too. 440167


Comments

Works Great. No problems

Mauricio B - 10/06/2018

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Well made for the price. Service is always prompt and professional. I would highly recommend. 613371



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Heavy duty hitch. It fit my 2018 Pilot perfectly. I installed it by myself, two people would have been easier but people kept canceling on me so I did it solo. Get the brush for the screw holes , clean threads are a must. Torqueing the bolts to the specified rating is tough, reccomend a strong friend or heavy duty extension bar. Save at least 600 bucks by not taking it to the dealer to purchase and install. 609959



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Excellent product ,not only it fix perfectly my Honda Pilot 2019, installation was a breeze ,done in about 20 minutes(and I am far from handy). First I lowered my spare tire ( no need for full removal), then I tied a rope to hitch receiver and to hardware of my open garage door , then I swung the receiver into position and screwed all 6 screws by hand (while the rope was holding the wt of receiver) ,then tied with a 22 mm, then repositioned my spare tire . 609575



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I am thrilled with this product. It was easily installed by my friend. So happy that I ordered this from you! 608843



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2019 Honda Pilot

Great service, fast delivery, exactly what I ordered. 607819



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2018 Acura MDX

Easy to instal to me only 25 minutes and shipping was great I placed my order on Tuesday and got my etrailer hitch on Friday. Great service!! 600501



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2017 Honda Pilot

Hangs low under car... works good overall but ball goes in receiver upside down to level trailer. Would have preferred a tighter, higher fit. 599740



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2019 Honda Pilot

I ordered the hitch and it was delivered 3 days later. It fit perfectly on our 2019 Honda Pilot and was very easy to install. 598858



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2016 Honda Pilot

Excellent heavy duty product, and it fit perfect/y. Far better price than doing through the car dealership. 598789


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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring for a 2017 Honda Pilot without Factory Tow Package
  • Yes, Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 75225 will fit your 2017 Honda Pilot. I have linked a video showing an example installation for you. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball, hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. If the ball mount kit does not have the right rise or drop to tow the...
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  • 2018 Honda Pilot Trailer Wiring and Hitch Recommendation
  • We have just what you need to install a 7-way in your 2018 Honda Pilot. For that you'd want the part # 118286 which is a confirmed fit and would work well. This fits regardless of what type of tow package you might be missing. Then for a trailer hitch the Draw Tite part # 75225 is a confirmed fit and would also be a great option. I attached an install video for this for you to check out as well.
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  • Parts Needed to Tow a Trailer with a 2016 Honda Pilot
  • I've attached an image of what a 7-way would look like for you to check your vehicle. Typically the parts to tow a trailer would be a hitch, a trailer wiring harness, a ballmount and a ball. If you have a heavy trailer with breaks you may need a brake controller and weight distribution. First lets start with what you will need for both applications. A hitch is what you need to use to tow anything of weight with your 2016 Honda Pilot. I recommend the Draw-Tite # 75225 because...
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  • Trailer Hitch for a Bike Rack on a 2017 Acura MDX Hybrid
  • Yes, you can use Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 75225 on your 2017 Acura MDX hybrid. The hitch will fit with a full-size spare if the spare is the 18 inch but not if the spare is the available 19 or 20 inch. If you have a 19 or 20 inch full size spare in that area (which being a hybrid I am not sure if the spare is in the same place as gas models) then the spare would have to be relocated if it interferes with the hitch installation. I don't know how many bikes you want to carry or if you...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendation for 2019 Honda Pilot
  • For your 2019 Honda Pilot the best hitch we have is the Draw Tite part # 75225 if you plan to do any towing since this has a wiring bracket built into it. It also has a concealed crosstube too which makes it less visible too. Then for trailer wiring you'd want the T-one part # 118286 for a 7-way or part # 118760 for a 4-way. This brand of trailer wiring is our most reliable option so I recommend it highly. If you wanted to do some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount...
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  • Recommended Equipment Needed for Towing with a 2017 Honda Pilot
  • Both the Curt Trailer Hitch # C13146 that you are interested in and the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 75225 are identical in weight capacities and installation as well so either one will do a great job. Since you are interested in the Curt option I recommend going ahead with that trailer hitch. You will need to note that neither of these options will fit your 2017 Honda Pilot if you have the full size spare tire. You need the mini spare for proper installation. This will work great with...
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  • Trailer Hitch that Fits 2018 Acura MDX Recommendation
  • Yes, the Draw Tite hitch part # 75225 that you referenced is a confirmed fit for your 2018 Acura MDX and would be a great option for a trailer hitch. I attached an install video for this hitch on a similar MDX as yours for you to check out as well.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Fits for 2003 Toyota Sequoia
  • To find out the answer to your question about hitch compatibility I compared all available hitches for the 2003 Tacoma and the 2003 Sequoia to see if any one of these is confirmed to fit on both. The two linked pages display the hitches offered for these two vehicles. Unfortunately the two vehicles use different hitches. You can see from the photos that the hitches for each are quite different from one another and neither would fit on the other vehicle. The hitches that we offer...
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  • Is Trailer Hitch Available for 2018 Honda Pilot With Spare Tire?
  • The hitches for your 2018 Honda Pilot, such as the Draw-Tite # 75225, will only fit if your spare tire is 18" or smaller. If so, I recommend the Draw-Tite, which has a 2" receiver and will not require any drilling to install. To add a wiring harness to power your trailer's lights you need Wiring Harness # 118760 to add a 4-way if you do not have the factory tow package on your '18 Pilot, or Wiring Harness # 118286 to add a 7-way if you do have the factory tow package. I've added links...
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  • Recommended Towing Package for a 2016 Honda Pilot
  • According to the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (P.L. 93-637), unless the installation and the part caused a problem then the warranty cannot be voided. I recommend looking it up online. For a trailer hitch receiver confirmed to fit your 2016 Honda Pilot, I recommend taking a looking at the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 75225. If you need a wiring harness then the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with Upgraded Circuit Protected ModuLite HD Module - 4-Way Flat part # 118760...
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  • Which 4-Way or 7-Way Trailer Connector Do I Need for My 2016 Honda Pilot
  • To tell the difference between a 4-Way or 7-Way Connector is to look at the connector itself and see how many pins it has. I have included a picture showing both a 4 and 7-Way for you. The 4-Way is the basic connection for trailer lights. You have 4 pins, one controlling the left turn signal and left brake light, one controlling the right turn signal and right brake light, one for the running lights, and the last is a ground wire. On a 7-Way connection you have the same 4 functions...
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  • 2-Inch Trailer Hitch Fits for 2017 Acura MDX Hybrid
  • I checked with my technical contacts at both Curt and Draw-Tite about the fit of their hitches, parts # 75225 and # C13146, on your 2017 Acura MDX Hybrid. Both companies confirmed that there are no fit issues reported for their hitches on your 2017 MDX Hybrid. Since both offer identical capacities and installation I suggest the lower-priced Draw-Tite 2-inch hitch # 75225. Please note that only the 18-inch spare tire will fit once the hitch is installed but not the larger optional tire sizes.
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Harness Recommendation for 2019 Honda Pilot
  • The trailer hitch I highly recommend for your 2019 Honda Pilot is the Draw-Tite # 75225 because it has a concealed crosstube and is a bolt-on installation that will not require drilling into your Honda's frame to install and is the only hitch that fits your Pilot with a dedicated spot to mount your wiring harness. This Class III, 2" trailer hitch is almost entirely hidden behind your bumper, as you can see by the accompanying photo of this hitch installed on a Pilot. This hitch has a...
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