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2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen - Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4"

Perfect for light-duty towing, this custom, Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen trailer hitch receiver features fully welded, gloss powder coated steel construction. Drawbar sold separately.


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


  • 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

Note: All non-trailer loads - bike racks, cargo carriers and so forth - should be supported with stabilizing straps. Failure to properly support these loads will void your hitch warranty from Curt. Technical Support

At 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.

11072 Curt Class 1 Trailer Hitch Receiver

C11072 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details C11072 Installation instructions

No drilling required Manufacturer Estimated Installation Time

Tech Tip

No drilling required for installation , Exhaust must be temporarily lowered for installation , Trunk access required for hitch installation , Underbody trimming required (not fascia)

Video of Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4"

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

Video Transcript for Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen - Curt

Today on this 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen were going to install part number C11072 from Curt. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on our car. Next well give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 10 inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about five and a half inches. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.

To get started what we need to do is go ahead and lower the passenger side underbody panel. There will be three torques head screws and two hex nuts. Now we need to go to the drivers side of the car and lower the exhaust. There will be two hex phalange bolts from the exhaust hanger bracket. Well go ahead and remove those and set those aside.

We will not be reusing those. One thing well want to do is to make sure the hanger brackets still left on the exhaust itself. At this point we can go ahead and show you where the hitch mounts up to the car. Looking on the passengers side we will use these two holes on the bottom of the frame and one hole on the side of the frame. On the drivers side the hitch will use the two threaded holes where the exhaust hanger bracket is.

On the trunk pan well have to remove this plug and our hitch will install in this hole as well. At this point we can go ahead and start installing the hardware into passengers side frame rail. Well take our bolt leader, which comes with the kit, run it through one of the holes were going to use and out the access hole thats forward on the frame. Well thread in our block, push into the frame and then thread on our bolt. Now to install the bolt it may be a good idea to go ahead and put it in head first to work it inside the frame.

Then well pull the whole assembly through the frame and out the hole. Now were going to install the two bolts on the bottom of the frame for now. At this point we can go ahead and put the hitch into position. Well take the drivers side mount plate and put it between the exhaust hanger bracket and drivers side frame rail. Then well go to our passengers side, line up the bolts with the holes in the hitch, and then install our phalange nuts. Well leave everything as loose as possible so we can move it around. Now well go back over to the drivers side. Well go ahead and install our new hardware that will go through the hanger bracket for the exhaust and then through the hitch and then into the frame. Were also using a jack to help hold up our hitch while we do this. Its going to be close quarters to get the hardware into place. Going back over to the passengers side well go ahead and install our final piece of hardware. Well run a bolt leader through the side of the frame and out the access hole, and once again well install our block and our bolt and pull it on through, and then we can go ahead and install the phalange nut. At this point we need to get inside the vehicle and get down to the trunk pan. We need to remove the flooring and get down to the spare tire and remove it as well to get access to the plug in the bottom of the spare tire well. Well go ahead and use some sealant to seal up the hole before we install our hardware. Well be using part number LT37467 from Lock Tite. Once the hardware is in place on the inside of the car well go back underneath and install the phalange nut on the bottom. In this case the hitch was a tight fit, and we actually use the floor jack one more time to go ahead and push up on the hitch a little bit to help us get the threads through the hitch and then we can install the phalange nut.Once our phalange nut is loosely installed we can go ahead and tighten down the rest of our bolts, and then well torque them down as specified in the instructions. Next well go ahead and work with the underbody panel that we removed earlier. Were going to hold it up in its original location as close as possible and up against the hitch. Well go ahead and mark where the hitch will interact with the panel, take some measurements and then well go ahead and remove the material needed so we can reinstall it. In this case our hitch lined up with our existing molding line on the inside, so we measured all the way out to the edge and then to our mark that we made behind the hitch. Then we made about a three-eighths of an inch gap using a rotary tool. Then we go ahead and reinstall our panel, reusing all our hardware from before. With that, that will finish it for our install of part number C11072 from Curt on our 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen. .

Customer Reviews

Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - C11072

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (199 Customer Reviews)

Perfect for light-duty towing, this custom, vehicle trailer hitch receiver features fully welded, gloss powder coated steel construction. Drawbar sold separately.

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by: Peter K09/02/2014

Awesome. Ordered this hitch for my new 2014 Jetta Sportwagen on a Sunday. The box was sitting on my front door step Thursday. Watched the installation video as a refresher, read the instructions. Backed the rear wheels on to a couple of landscaping pavers just to give me a couple inches extra working space, and got down to it. HOW EASY WAS THAT? Just follow the instructions. Remove the passenger side panel, you will need a couple of different torx heads for this, just get a screwdriver set with multiple heads that include torx--handy to have anyway. Remove the exhaust hanger bolts, a longer socket extension will be handy for this. Remove the grommet under the spare tire. Install the passenger side bolts and backers with the included wire fish...WAY EASIER THAN I THOUGHT--literally takes 30 seconds to get them in place. Position the hitch and loosely install the provided new bolts to the exhaust hanger. Then do the passenger side, and the one through the trunk. Go around and tighten them all up, making sure everything is flush before a final tightening. SO EASY. Lastly, DO reinstall the passenger side panel. Just cut a groove in it as follows. Looking at the panel from the TOP (the part that you won't see when it's reinstalled, cut the grove along the inside edge of the groove in the panel, you don't even need to measure where. Just cut it long enough to fit when you slide it on. Eyeball the length of the groove, then make it longer if you have to. (I stole this tip from another review here...great tip!) p.s. I used a jig saw to cut it. You could use a hack saw if you want to spend a little more time doing it, or a dremel type tool. The hitch fits great, nice and flush to the undercarriage, and looks great on the car (as far as needing to have a hitch). While I am mechanically included, this is NOT rocket science, believe me. If you have some sockets and wrenches, the torx screwdriver, and and hour or can install this quite easily. Nice product, fast service. Thanks etrailer! pps don't forget to have a little tube of silicone as well to put under the washer under the spare tire. 149637


A year after installing the hitch, no problems at all. I needed to install it in order to use my mountain bike rack, which is on the car all summer. With my Jetta Sportwagon, it is pretty common to scrape the hitch when driving over a grade change such as coming down a driveway and then up onto street grade, and I try to go slow and do so on an anglebut scraping is inevitable. Not a shortcoming of the hitch, however, it fits as flush as possible to the undercarriage. Its just part of the deal when putting a hitch on this car.

Peter K - 09/04/2015


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by: Ben M11/01/2012

I received my hitch in 3 business days, which was great considering a hurricane hit during transit (Sandy). As a professional mechanic, I found the instructions very well written and intuitive. If I had any questions or doubts, there were videos on the site to walk me through the whole process beginning to end! The fit and finish of the Curt hitch is great! all bolts lined up perfectly and tr hardware supplied is stainless, which means no rusting, crusty, frozen bolts to contend with I I ever want to remove the hitch (dealership visits!! warranty work!!). Thanks for a great product and fantastic support! Ben Florida 58562


It has been a year, with two visits to the dealership. The mechanics at the shop expressed their confidence in the design and fit, matching my own appraisal. The hitch has performed valiantly, meeting my expectations in every way. My only comment after a year of ownership is that I unfortunately did not buy a matching roof rack, and the hitchs propensity to contact road surfaces when traversing steep inclines, such as when exiting an inclined drive to meet the roadway, instilled the need to undertake these efforts in a diagonal manner. These are to be expected when adding componentry to any vehicle, surely not a fault of the device. In fact, the durability and soundness of construction were comforting after my first event. My vehicle supports 100 lb tongue weight and 2000 pounds of towing capacity it is a diesel vw sportwagen. In travels about the country, the hitch afforded me the capability to journey to asheville, NC, Columbus oh, Michigan, Burlington VT, Boston MA, in time for the marathon, as well as several beach trips and camping adventures, with room in the car for sensitive instruments and frequent use items easily accessible . I am a professional mechanic myself, I installed all frame mounting points with loctite and etc silicone sealant, after checking it thoroughly after 6 months, there have been no rious effects upon the vehicle, nor indications of damage to the component itself. If you are considering a hitch, look no further. money well spent

Ben M - 05/03/2014


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by: YT01/26/2015

Received the hitch in a damaged box (understandable cos it's heavy!) but etrailer guys have thoughfully taped the installation hardware securely to the hitch itself, so no problems there! Installation was do-able without a hoist/jack but would have been easier if you have an extra pair of helping hands.Just watch the installation video a couple of times, anyone can do it. Fit and finsh is of the hitch is perfect! I live in Singapore so shipping costs more than the hitch itself but it's worth it. 171274


I have removedinstalled my bike rack countless of times but the hitch is still perfect. No sign of rust or corrosion on the screws as well we have wet tropical climate here!

YT - 01/26/2016


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by: Anthony A06/26/2013

Probably the easiest install I have ever done. First you have to watch the video. See those tools they use? If you dont have them go to Seers and get them,and while you are there get a tube of silicon. Next, put your car on the ramp. AH like me you dont have one right? Park your car with the front wheels on the road back wheels on the curb. Now just follow the video. If you are not blind and can tell the difference between a nut and bolt you can do this. The only thing I would be careful about is cutting plastic under car covers. . You dont have to cut out the corner, a big slot will work. YOU CAN DO THIS. 86270


I found a very easy manner to cut the slot for my 2012 Jetta. Needless to say the instructions leave a lot to be desired since its point of reference is a slot and with no second point so deciding on the orientation of the slot is a matter of guess work. If you look at the top side of the plastic tray as installed you will see some ribs running front to back. On the side towards were you want to make the cut is such a rib. Leaving the rib as part of the plastic tray ie you dont want to cut out the rib make a five inch long, 516 to 3/8 wide cut flush with the side of that rib on the side of the rib towards the middle of the car. Youre done. Dremel tool with a 5/16 cutting burr makes short work of this. If you would like a bit more clearance, then remove the rib, but I left it to provide more support so the tray wouldnt flutter due to the wind.

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Thanks for the awesome tip.

-- Patrick B - 9/13/2013

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by: BrianD06/06/2016

Lost my confidence in Curt. About a year ago I added one to my Honda Fit, it went off nearly flawlessly and in about the time stated on this site. This Jetta project however has turned me off of Curt hitches. It was a disaster from the start. The tolerances must have been off on the hitch or the car, there was so much prying to get this thing installed, it was a nightmare. The heat shield alone gave us a whole set of issues that were never pointed out. In all 3 bolts holes had to be re-tapped and the trunk attachment had a 1/4" gap open to the road. I really had no choice at this point but to fill it with caulk and I'll layer over it with a rubber dampener adhesive pad that I have. On the muffler side, the holes did not align at all and I really don't have a lot of confidence in that installation point. The right side (frame side, is solid - no problems, in fact the fish wires are the greatest part of this). The "tools required" list is not accurate, there are no torque specifications included, so good luck with that. All in all this was about 2 1/2 hours to install with 2 people (one is a mechanical engineer) - we stripped 3 bolt holes that we re-tapped, ground the hitch with a Dremel tool to get one of the bolts to fit and essentially filled a hole in the trunk with caulk because the steel plate did not cover the hole properly and just barely allowed the bold to pass through. 258417

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by: BrianD06/06/2016

Lost my confidence in Curt. About a year ago I added one to my Honda Fit, it went off nearly flawlessly and in about the time stated on this site. This Jetta project however has turned me off of Curt hitches. It was a disaster from the start. The tolerances must have been off on the hitch or the car, there was so much prying to get this thing installed, it was a nightmare. The heat shield alone gave us a whole set of issues that were never pointed out. In all 3 bolts holes had to be re-tapped and the trunk attachment had a 1/4" gap open to the road. I really had no choice at this point but to fill it with caulk and I'll layer over it with a rubber dampener adhesive pad that I have. On the muffler side, the holes did not align at all and I really don't have a lot of confidence in that installation point. The right side (frame side, is solid - no problems, in fact the fish wires are the greatest part of this). The "tools required" list is not accurate, there are no torque specifications included, so good luck with that. All in all this was about 2 1/2 hours to install with 2 people (one is a mechanical engineer) - we stripped 3 bolt holes that we re-tapped, ground the hitch with a Dremel tool to get one of the bolts to fit and essentially filled a hole in the trunk with caulk because the steel plate did not cover the hole properly and just barely allowed the bold to pass through. 258416

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by: Leeland07/29/2017

I'm mostly happy with the install instructions and fitment of the hitch. Seems well built and the "fish wire" supplied is helpful. My gripes: The diagram of where to cut the lower trim panel needs updating and did not match my trim panel (2015 sedan) exactly in the crucial areas needed for taking measurements for the cut. The instructions were good aside from that. As far as fitment. The support going to the spare tire well didn't line up as well as I would have liked. This causing a small gap between the body and edge of the carriage bolt support( I can see daylight through the floor of my trunk). The hitch is as far as it can be to the drivers side but it's not enough to center said carriage bolt and support in the plug opening with in the spare tire well. I'd rather have had the carriage bolt support capture metal all the around for sealing purposes but the instructions call for sealer to be used to prevent exhaust fumes from entering the cabin, just used a little more at the gap. In all, the install is easy and instructions clear (minus the panel diagram). No regrets in purchasing this hitch, looking forward to using it to haul my bicycle to the mountain. 412484

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by: Homer Jones10/25/2012

This hitch was shipped promptly from Etrailer. It was easy enough to install without even lifting the car. The hitch itself could fit much better, it is way too low. The finish on the hitch is better (at least when new) than any other hitch I have ever seen. I have scraped the hitch itself when turning into my driveway, not to mention my awesome new bike rack. I wish someone made a hitch that fit a 2013 VW GLI better. I think the hitch could be about 2" higher and the scraping would probably be eliminated. If they made one, I would buy it today. 58139

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by: John J.09/25/2011

I had been looking for a hitch for my VW Jetta wagon, and a friend recommended the CURT Hitch, and also recommended etrailer for their prices and services. Etrailer had a great price on the hitch, plus free shipping if I ordered the wiring harness too. What a deal. I live in South Florida, and received the hitch three days after I ordered it. The communications and service from etrailer was outstanding. The instructions included with the CURT hitch were very detailed, and easy to follow. Installation was straight forward, but took longer than the instructions said. The wiring instructions were also easy to understand and follow. I must say however, that Volkswagon doesn't give much space to work in when it comes to wiring. There was virtually no slack in the wiring harness to the taillights, and I had to be very careful not to break any wires. Finding an exit for the trailer harness also proved to be a challenge, as the whole inner-body is sealed. All in all, the installation was not difficult, just time consuming. Thanks etrailer for a great product, and your outstanding service. Keep up the good work. John 24533

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by: James Gose10/10/2015

Last week I installed this hitch on a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI and it fits like a charm. It took me about two hours to install, but only because I have never put my car up on a lift and done something like this before. The included hardware is sturdy; I'm confident it will survive many years of abuse to come. I haven't towed anything with it yet, but it seems like it will do the trick when it comes time to tow my motorcycle in about a month. Can't wait to see how it performs! The installation video on eTrailer was spot on and the hitch worked just fine for my GLI (vs. normal Jetta), which I was unsure of at first; thanks for the video, eTrailer!! I neglected to pay attention to the small clips adjacent to the muffler mount so bending those out of the way took more time than it should have, but I got the job done. 229688

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by: Mike12/31/2013

Very pleased with the service and product. It was shipped quickly and arrived undamaged in a couple days. Even though I'm a mechanical person, the install took about 1.5 hours because I was very careful about reading and following the instructions. The fishing of the bolts was really quite easy if you look carefully at the illustration on the instructions and read it through. As a side note, you do have to trim a slot in the plastic underbody piece but it's very soft material and took only a minute with a hack saw. I haven't had the product a long time so I can't speak to its long time durability but it seems sturdy and well made. It does hang down a bit but as long as you are careful like me, you shouldn't really scrape it. 111597

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by: Dave07/07/2016

The hitch arrived in good condition and in a very short period of time putting it in on the car was a struggle. I consider myself to be reasonably mechanical . I had difficulty with getting the bolt holes to line up around the exhaust hanger. I'm certain I used words that I haven't used in a long time it was a little frustrating. I put several hitches on different vehicles and this one by far was the most challenging. It seemed as though the hole in the trunk didn't line up well with the part of the hitch that I needed to bolt to. If you plan to do this it certainly would be a big help if you had another set of hands doing it by yourself is a challenge. I finally got it on and in place but I worked at it it looks good and I certainly hope it pulls a small trailer that I have but I don't want to put another one on this car. 268970

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by: David E03/03/2014

I installed the Kurt trailer hitch on our 2012 Jetta TDI Sportwagon today. Its generally went well and I especially liked the wire snakes that thread onto the bolts. Two things which could be improved: 1. The VW exhaust hanger bolts have an easy start design with a pointed tip and about 3 mm with no thread so it is much easier to get them started compared to the longer hanger bolts supplied with the hardware kit. 2. The alignment of the 12X13 carriage bolt through the grommet hole in the spare tire well was not centered. It ended up far to the passenger side toward the front of the car, almost had to modify the sheet metal, even when I moved the hitch as far to the rear as possible. I dont know whether it is a variation of placement of the grommet hole by VW or something Kurt should change. 118277

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by: John N.09/26/2012

I have a 2012 VW sportswagon TDI. I found the hitch I needed on this site and it was the exact hitch I needed at a considerable savings from other sites. The hitch was shipped and within in one day I recieved three emails to let me know it had been shipped and that it would arrive even earlier at no cost to me. I brought it to a trailer hitch installer and he mounted it in fifty minutes and it is perfect for this vehicle. There was a little rust on the weld were the trailer ball arm meets the hitch but nothing a little rustolium wont fix. Great company, value, customer service and products. 55836

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by: Kirk K.01/26/2014

So far, so good. E-trailer expedited my shipment at no extra charge. My mechanic installed the hitch for $55. Haven't used it yet, but everything went together as expected and it looks good. 114777


After a year of use, the hitch is working perfectly and standing up well to New England roads and conditions.

Kirk K - 01/26/2015


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by: Adam04/14/2015

Quality product easy to install 185058


Product is still working as intended. Thanks

Adam - 04/21/2016


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by: Jay Piamonte06/21/2014

Installation went on with out a "hitch"! Easy to install. The product looks good and the video was a great help. 136914


Thanks for the follow up. Ive recently traded in the Jetta that I installed the hitch on and I truly believe that the hitch helped up the value of the car!

Jay P - 06/24/2015


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by: Jonathan M.03/16/2012

Thanks very much for the hitch which arrived promptly and now I have it installed on a 2010 Jetta Sportwagen TDI. It fits very neatly under the car and all went well. 34088

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by: Steve05/12/2017

I've been using my 2016 VW Jetta compatible trailer hitch for about a year now, and I'm very happy with the product. The hitch seems to be holding up well despite my car being parked on the street in all weather conditions. I'm not very experienced with car work, but I was easily able to install the trailer hitch for my VW Jetta. The video online was excellent and provided good step by step directions, and it was a helpful visual aid during the installation. The only down side of the hitch is that when I have a bike rack attached, it's easy to bottom out. This is due to the low body profile of the VW Jetta and not because of the hitch. Overall, I have been very satisfied with the trailer hitch and with the service provided by etrailer. 379735

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by: Jim O.11/26/2011

Hitch and bike rack arrived in good condition by expedited shipping. Although installation is a bit difficult the end result is satisfactory. The hitch sometimes scrapes when entering or leaving a roadway with gutter. Unit is well designed for strength and serviceability. Thank you etrailer. 27404

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by: Ken W08/05/2016

Box came with a hole in the side but like other comments stated hardware is attached to the hitch. Product was not damaged at all due to the amount of protective wrap they have on the item. Installation was a super easy because of the videos they have on the website. I am not by no means a car guy and I installed item very easyily. If you have access to a lift it would make install much easy but you can manage by with just using jack and jackstands. I use it to pull my zero turn with no issues. Gave 4 stars because I have only had item for a week and can not comment on durability. Deffinatly will buy from etrailer again. Super fast shipping.. and much cheaper than local auto parts store. 280292

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by: Richard02/01/2013

I bought the hitch for my 2009 Jetta Sedan. I wanted a hitch that would be easy to install without having to do any drilling. It was a breeze to install; everything lined up with the supplied hardware. The wiring harness had plenty of lead wire for the power connection to the battery but the grounding wire was not long enough to reach an existing grounding lug. I had to splice in additional wire. Overall, I am pleased with the product in that it match my car with no modification needed. 64767


I am wanting to pull a very small trailer or motorcycle with my Jetta TDI, what is the weight limit on this hitch? I was told not to use a hitch, so please let me here from you.

-- comment by: Pat S - 04/17/2013


The weight capacity of this hitch is 2,000 lbs. gross towing weight and 200 lbs. trailer tongue weight. Please note, that the vehicle may have a lesser capacity, so please check the owners manual of your Jetta TDI for more information about towing capacities or restrictions.

-- Patrick B - 4/25/2013

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by: Keith T07/02/2013

I installed the hitch on my 209 Jetta wagon over the weekend. I found the video useful in helping with the various steps of the installation. I admit to puzzling over the tool used by your installer to remove the rubberized muffler hanger. I realized that was a pro level tool and was not available to most home installers. It was a little misleading though! I thought the installation was awkward, but not difficult - who has a lift in their garage? The package came damage, with a large metal tab protruding throught the cardboard. Fortunately the hitch was not damage. The customer support and delivery was quick and overall a very positive experience. 87031

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by: Glenn L.10/25/2015

Really quick delivery and install was just as ugly surprises! I used the box to lay on...worked great! 230747


Hitch has done the job as intended.

Glenn L - 10/24/2016


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by: John R09/12/2016

Third time I have used this company. I have bought a hitch for a Honda Civic and now the Jetta that replaced it. Do a lot of bike riding and the ability to quickly put on and off our bike rack and safely carry our bikes is a added bonus. The install of the hitch was quick and easy. Truly a few nuts and bolts made it fun to install. Their web site was easy to use and their video section is extremely helpful is showing the installation process. I also own a travel trailer and bought a Load leveling and anti-sway hitch through Would surely recommend this company to anybody needing any the many products this company offers. 293664

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by: C1107206/27/2013

Really easy to install! I am definately a novice. Took me an hour. Be careful torking the bolts on the exhaust hanger. Instructions say to tork to 17lbs but one stripped before I got to 17lbs. Otherwise very happy. Watch the installation video on you tube. 86392


I also had one buggered exhaust hanger bolt. I used a torque wrench, but one of the two M8 bolts stripped the threads before reaching the specified torque value. Now Im looking for a fix to the stripped exhaust hanger bolt. It might pay to pass a tap or a round wire brush through these weld bolts prior to installation to be sure they are clean. And to torque them to a slightly lower value.

-- comment by: DaveB - 09/29/2013


We always take the bolts and run them through the threads first, to make sure they are clean and the bolts can thread freely. Sometimes they are dirtier than they look. I have added a link to a video that shows how to replace a broken weld-nut. Some times we use a torch, other times a reciprocating saw or hacksaw will do.

-- Patrick B - 10/2/2013

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by: Susan C05/29/2013

My husband and I are very skeptical about many products that you order online. The attention to detail by Etrailer and the design of the hitch for our Jetta TDI Wagon was outstanding. We were notified at every step of the way about our order and it actually arrived much sooner than we expected. Installation was made much easier by having the videos for each car model available. We installed it together in 1.5 hours. The hardest part was understanding the wire bolt methodology. Once we got that it was a breeze. The flange underneath the muffler was a bear. But e hitch is now on our car and we are happy 82398

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by: Damon S.08/12/2011

Installation time was just over an hour including the few minutes I laid on the creeper after hitting my head on it. Directions were clear. It helped to watch a few videos online of how to fish the bolts through the frame before doing it. The only thing I would "improve" is if they offered it with the ball pre-mounted (obviously in different sizes) since I didn't have a socket or C-wrench big enough. I ended up putting the ball mount in the receiver and used a pipe wrench to torque it down as much as I could. It seems nice and tight, but I might have U-Haul or somewhere else double check the torque for safety. 21710

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by: Rob B.07/12/2011

Received my Curt 11072 hutch yesterday, installed it today on my 2011 VW Jetta Sportwagen. Etrailer exceeded my expectations across the board! My questions concerning the correct trailer light wiring kit for my car were answered promptly, fast delivery and great follow-up all at an excellent price. Very straight forward installation, excellent instructions. Start to finish it took me about an hour. As a welder, I am critical of craftsmanship, and the unit is nicely made. Everything lined up and fit tight. I will be installing the trailer light wiring tomorrow. Should be an interesting challenge. 19282

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by: Will S.05/27/2014

Hitch was easier to mount then a DrawTite model I installed a couple years ago on Prius. Fishing bolts wasn't hard at all. Unlike the DrawTite model I installed before this hitch did not need to be pried to fit all the bolts in place. When this hitch arrive I did find one end had punctured the box and a small amount of pain was chipped off a corner. In the future etrailer should wrap the ends a bit to prevent this from happening. A little rustoleum before mounting should protect the hitch. I just used to to carry two bikes roughly 300 miles without any trouble at all. 132492

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by: Dan K07/19/2016

Product was shipped fast. Box was a bit worse for ware, but product in good condition. Waited a few weeks to install the hitch on our Jetta Sport Wagon. Installation was pretty straight forward and instructions great. Took a bit longer than suggested, but daughter and I had a good time installing it. Hitch fit great and included hardware made the installation very easy. 273688


We tow a Bunkhouse camper and the hitch works out great.

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by: Ben H.03/05/2016

I was very happy with how this hitch arrived and how all the hardware was together. Instructions for the most part were good. I had to do some trimming of the heat shield around the spare tire well and around the bolt holes for the exhaust as well as some brutt force to get the hitch close enough to the holes to get the bolts started. The 2013 body/frame must be a little different as the hole for the side bolt was not there, so my passenger side only has 2 of the 3 nuts and bolts installed. This hitch is only going to carry bikes on it, so 2 will probably be ok. 239763

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by: Matt P.12/30/2014

Product arrived on time and undamaged although box was pretty beat up. Installation was just as the video described other than even with everything loose I had to have a helper force the hitch toward driver side with a pry bar to get the exhaust hanger/hitch bolts to line up with the existing nut-plates. Nice fit and finish and a straight forward job. The 18050 Bike Rack Strap that Curt says you must have for warranty is ok but looks like it'll rub on the spoiler when installed. Haven't put the bike rack on yet so that's a wait and see. 167256

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by: Josh03/29/2011

I purchased this Curt Trailer hitch for my 2010 VW Jetta TDI. I had the bolt on product installed in about an hour. It feels sturdy, looks ok but it definitely makes the clearance of the car a little bit less. I haven't had any rubbing yet but I expect to find a few drive ways that will rub at some point. For the price this is a good product but I don't know if I would use this hitch for trailer pulling. My main reason for purchasing this product was for use with a hitch mounted bike rack. For my purpose, I am happy with the product. 10619

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by: unknown customer05/07/2012

product delivery was fast. There was 1 missing nut (1/2" flange nut). Without the video help, it would have taken much longer. Video was quite through except for the connection to the battery from the back of the car. The included wire should have been at least 1 foot longer. I was careful with placement of the wire and it was barely long enough. This part of the video was not done at all. It would have helped to show where to put the wire to keep it out of harms way. All in all the videos for the wiring and hitch install were good. 39668

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by: Jim J.11/03/2012

This hitch was a breeze to install. We didn't even jack up the car. It took about 45 minutes to install. The hardest part was cutting the under body plastic to allow for the hitch. I watched the instructional video before I bought it and again before installing the hitch. Didn't even read the instructions except for the torque values. The only complaint is that it is tucked so far under the car that the bike rack is too close to the bumper. I'll have to remove a pedal from the inboard bike to prevent scratching the bumper 58781

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by: Juan M-J04/04/2015

I love how everything fits together without having to make modifications except for a small cut on the under panel cover. I really liked the tools provided which makes installation pretty easy. It looks really nice and now I'm ready to carry my mountain bikes without worrying about damaging my trunk! Great product!! 183147

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by: Burnell06/05/2016

Super product and great institutions. All the attachment holes lined-up almost perfectly. It was so easy, I decided to purchase another Curt hitch for our second vehicle, a Honda Odyssey. Both hitches are for the purpose of carrying bike racks; the 1.25" on the VW Jetta Sportwagen for two bikes and the 2" on the Odyssey for 4 bikes. provides fast service. Great communication; I never had to wonder when the order would arrive. Cheaper and more gratifying than paying U-Haul to add a hitch. 257846

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by: mq1194910/09/2014

Box managed to get a hole poked thru it during shipping, but did not lose any of the parts as they were well secured inside. Hitch went on easily, but was very helpful to watch the You-Tube video. Only problem was cutting the slot for the receiver to slide over the plastic cover under the rear passenger side. A template would be nice to have. Otherwise things went together well and I'm very satisfied and would recommend this product to others with light trailers (I'm using mine to tow a kayak trailer). 155443

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by: Nolita Slim03/06/2016

This is a tough one. The hitch works great and I don't believe it could have been designed any differently. Took some doing to get it installed but the average guy can do it. The hard part for this review is that it greatly lowers the clearance of the rear of the car. I regularly scrape/grind the bottom of the hitch on pavement as I pull out of of parking lots. I've even shortened it and it still scrapes/grinds on a regular basis. And this is without a load on it. Just the hitch with nothing in/on it. 239833

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by: Mike B.03/21/2011

Excellent design and easy to follow instructions. I am really amazed you have a customized hitch ready for a 2011 Jetta Sportwagon. Seems like it would take a while to have it available for such a new car. The standard UPS shipping was super quick, and I really liked the map feature on the tracking page. 10048

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by: Pam C.02/13/2016

My husband installed this on our 2013 Jetta Sportwagon TDI today and were really surprised how easy it was. We are not hobby mechanics, but do know one end of a screwdriver from another. We borrowed a lift and it took us 135 minutes to install. The video and directions on this website were most helpful. However, if you have a diesel engine, you can ignore the step that says to remove the vapor canister. We installed this part so we could mount a bicycle rack. Looks like it will work great. 237748


It is still working great for us. Thank you for asking.

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by: Dave H03/30/2015

I purchase the Curtis trailer hitch for my 2014 Jetta. The installation took approximately 90 minutes from set up to clean up. The installation video made the install much easier.. I mounted my bike rack and all works great... The only complaint I have is with the UPS delivery person. I have a huge farmers porch and for some unknown reason the delivery person left the package infront of my garage in the pooring rain. I came home to a water logged box that was falling apart... 181452

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by: L.L. II07/16/2013

Purchased a Curt Class 2 for our 2007 VW Jetta. Spent 45 seconds looking over the directions and had it installed in less than 45 minutes with some help from my son. Did not even put the car up on ramps or stands, just laid right on the nice cool concrete floor of the garage. I would post a picture, but I did not take any. Perfect fit right out of the box. Saved me money on both the hitch and the install and free shipping is a huge bonus! I will buy from these guys again. 89862

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by: James11/25/2014

Simple install, I used to turn wrenches on RV's and have installed many hitches, but that was 30 years ago. The no drill designs are great. Took maybe an hour and I wasn't rushing. Next up will be a bike rack and wiring set up. Not that I'm going to pull much with a Jetta, but my driftboat doesn't weigh much. Oh, on the TDL there is no fuel vapor canister, makes it even easier. The on line video was great, fast shipping and wonderful follow-up. Thanks. 162439

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by: Dennis and Heather05/23/2015

Just got done installing the hitch. My wife helped and we are still married. She read the directions and it went very good. Took about 40 minutes to install. Instructions were easy to understand and follow. The only tricky part was cutting the slot in the plastic underbody panel. It was easier to hold it in place and guess where the slot went. The measurements given didn't seem correct. Over all very happy with the fit and finish for a great price. 195221

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by: Zeke03/16/2017

Installation was fairly painless. The fish wire bolts were easier to install than I thought and actually worked great. My only issue was that my car is equipped with the charcoal canister for the emissions system. This wasn't shown on the 2009 sportwagen install video. It is shown on the 2013 video. Not terrible, only 3 bolts. But they were rusted and I had to replace them. Hitch does hand a little low with the older springs on my car. 353286

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by: Kyle B.12/29/2012

This item works great on my Jetta. The description photos, (and VIDEO!) of the hitch this site were completely accurate and I'm very pleased with my purchase. The customer service however, was phenomenal! I recieved e-mails throughout the purchase/shipping period updating me on the status of my order. Not to mention, my shipping was upgraded for free! Thanks, etrailer! I will be ordering all my trailer/accessories here from now on. 62214

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by: Dave H11/17/2016

Great product, works well with my 2010 TDI. The fitment was spot on and very well made. The powdercoat is thick and will last many years. Took roughly 2 hours to install working at my own pace. I put a bead of silicon around the bracket that goes to the spare tire to protect it from water. I used a hacksaw to cut the fiberglass panel, instructions had dimensions to follow to cut accurately. Product worked well, very secure! 317319

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by: Ron09/06/2012

This was the easiest install I have done of the two prior vehicles I hve done in the past few years. Three pull wires included so I didn't have to worry about losing the bolts in the frame while putting the hitch on the car. Be sure to move the muffler insulation away from the holes in the bracket, just a little covering the holes makes it super hard to start the bolts. I did this installation by myself in a little over a hour. 54073

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  • How To Order Replacement Hardware Kit For Curt Trailer Hitch
  • We have just what you need. If you type RHK in the search box on our website it will take you to the replacement hardware kit product page. You will then simply type the number of the hitch you need hardware for in the box that is labeled Hitch Item Number. You would enter part # C11072. Next, select Curt from the Manufacturer drop down menu. Then select the quantity of hardware kits you need and add to the cart and you will be good to go.
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  • Recommended Hitch for 2016 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T TSI
  • Although it would most likely fit because there haven't been any huge changes in the vehicle between the 2015 and 2016 model year, Curt hasn't yet confirmed that the # C11072 fits the 2016 Jetta, so I can't recommend that hitch. I'd recommend using the Draw-Tite # 24926 which IS a confirmed fit for the 2016 Jetta TSI. You'll want to consult your owner's manual to determine the actual towing capacity of the vehicle, you'll want to abide by the 2000 lb towing capacity of the hitch or the...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Bike Rack for 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen
  • For your 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen SE, I recommend the Curt Class I Trailer Hitch Receiver # C11072. When compared to the other trailer hitches confirmed to fit your vehicle, the Curt has the best ground clearance measurement of 10-1/2 inches from the ground to the top of the hitch receiver. I have attached an installation video on your vehicle for you to check out. Keep in mind that Curt requires you to use stabilizing straps like # 18050 for non-trailer loads such as bike racks...
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  • Class I, 1-1/4 Inch Trailer Hitch Mount Bike Rack Recommendation for a Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen
  • All of the available trailer hitches for the 2009 to 2011 VW Jetta SportWagen are 1-1/4 inch hitches. We do offer numerous hitch mounted bike racks that are compatible with the 1-1/4 inch, Class I hitches. However, with a Class I trailer hitch installed, you will be limited to carrying only 2 bikes as the Class I trailer hitches are not designed to withstand the amount of weight and torque associated with carrying more than 2 bikes. For a 1-1/4, Class I trailer hitch, I recommend the...
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  • Hitch Comparisons for the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sedan
  • The square tube Draw-Tite Hitch # 24866. The CURT Hitch # 11072 is a confirmed fit for your 2011 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan TDI also. It will fit the 2011 Jetta Sportwagens and sedans. The biggest difference between this hitch and the Draw-Tite hitch mentioned is that it requires the use of the CURT Stabilizer Strap # 18050 when using hitch mounted carriers such as a bike rack or cargo carrier. To complete your towing setup you may be interested in purchasing a Curt Custom Fit Vehicle...
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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 # C11072 or the Hidden Hitch # 60283. 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...
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  • Replacement Install Hardware Kit Recommendation for a Curt Hitch part # C11072
  • If you need a replacement hardware kit for the Curt Hitch # C11072, then you will need part # RHK. Underneath the box that says Shipping Special, there is a box to type in the hitch number (C11072). Then, on the pull down menu under that, select, Curt as the manufacturer. Click the Add to Cart button and you will be done.
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  • 2006 Honda Element Towing Trailer Hitch and Towing Accessories Recommendations
  • Thank you for all the information that you included in your question, that helps me out a lot. From my research it looks like 1500 pounds is considered the maximum towing capacity of your 2006 Honda Element. If you would prefer a Class III trailer hitch I recommend the Draw-Tite # 75659. Of the Class III hitches that are a compatible fit for your Element, this hitch is rated as a 3 out of 10 for the installation difficulty (10 being the most difficult), and many of our customers have...
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  • Why are There Different Hitch Fits for the 2015 Jetta SE and TDI
  • The undersides of the two vehicles you referenced are different enough to need a different hitch for the SE and TDI models of the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta. If you look at the two pictures I attached you will see that there are quite a few differences. Especially on the passenger side. Since you have a non-TDI the only hitch I can recommend for you is the # C11072 which I attached an install video link for. For trailer wiring you would then want the part # 118572 which I attached an...
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  • Hitch Receiver Recommendation for 2014 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
  • Yes, the receiver hitches that were designed for the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta will also work for the GLI model. If the purpose of installing a hitch on your 2014 Volkswagen Jetta GLI is for carrying a bike rack, I recommend going with the Draw-Tite Custom Fit Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver, # 24866, because this hitch does not require the use of a support strap in order to maintain your warranty. It's custom design offers bolt-on installation with no drilling or welding required. If...
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  • Difference Between Curt Hitch C11474 and C11072 for 2006 Volkswagen Jetta
  • They basically are the same. The part # C11474 is replacing the part # C11072. Basically they made the new hitch with some minor tweaks to allow it to fit the older and newer models. Either will work great for your 2006 Volkswagen Jetta non-diesel.
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  • Parts needed to Tow a Motorcycle and Trailer with a 2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
  • First I would need to know if you have the old body style Jetta or the new body style. In 2005 they changed the style mid-year. Different hitches fit the different styles. Curt hitch # C11070 that you referenced fits the old body style. If you do have the new body style use # C11072. Based on the weights you have provided the combined trailer and bike weight will be about 968 pounds. This is well within the 2,000 pound capacity of the hitches listed above but you will need to check the...
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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. I checked with Curt and the Curt Class I Trailer Hitch, item # 11072, does fit the 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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  • Bike Carrying Options for 2017 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
  • You are correct that only 1-1/4-inch light-duty Class I hitches like Draw-Tite # 24926 and Curt # C11072 are offered for your 2017 Volkswagen Jetta. While it is possible to use a hitch adapter like # HTAD or # HT5R in some circumstances to allow use of a 2-inch accessory in a Class I hitch, I do not recommend this because all such adapters cause you to lose half of your hitch capacity due to the additional leverage applied to the hitch from the load being further away from it. If your two...
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  • Comparing Curt and Draw-Tite Trailer Hitches for a 2016 Volkswagen Jetta
  • In terms of appearance the Curt hitch # C11072 and Draw-Tite hitch # 24926 are going to look the same once installed on your 2016 Volkswagen Jetta. Take a look at the picture I have included showing the hitches installed side by side (although they are at different angles). You can see that with both the cross tube and receiver is visible. This is a design necessity for this particular vehicle. There isn't a way to make a hitch more hidden. Ground clearance is almost identical. When...
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  • What is the Difference Between Curt Trailer Hitch C11072 and C110723
  • The Curt trailer hitch # C11072 is the same as # C110723, with the exception that the latter, part # C110723, comes with the Curt Class II Drawbar # C45520. So trailer hitch # C11072 is just the hitch by itself. Hitch # C110723 is the hitch and ball mount. You would then use # 19256 for a 1-7/8 inch ball or # 19258 for a 2 inch ball. Hitch # C110721 is the hitch plus a 1-7/8 inch Euro Style ball mount. And hitch # C110722 is the hitch with a 2 inch Euro Style ball mount. For a...
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  • Can a 2012 VW Jetta SportWagen Tow a 550 lb Boat on an EZ Loader Trailer with the Curt Hitch
  • The Curt Class I Trailer Hitch, # 11072, has a gross towing weight capacity of 2,000 lbs and a tongue weight capacity of 200 lbs, which are common ratings for Class I trailer hitches. To verify that you can tow your 550 lb sailboat on your E-Z Loader trailer, you will need to check your vehicles owners manual to verify the towing capacity of your vehicle. If the towing capacities of your 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen are lower than the towing capacities of of this hitch, then you...
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  • Curt Hitch # 11072 and Towing Setup Component Recommendations for a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen
  • The Curt Trailer Hitch # 11072 that you referenced would be the correct hitch for your 2011 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen. This hitch comes with a drawbar, pin and clip included. I attached installation instructions and an installation video for you to check out also. You would also want a Hitch Ball with 2 inch Diameter and Short Shank # 19258. For wiring I would recommend Curt Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring # 56146KIT. This kit should work well on your Jetta that has incandescent lights and...
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  • On A 2010 VW Jetta SportWagen Do All The Hitches Require Stabilizing Straps For Non-Trailer Loads
  • The Curt Hitch, # 11072 and the Draw-Tite Hitch, # 24866 fit the 2010 VW Jetta SportWagen. Only the Curt Hitch, # 11072, recommends the use of stabilizing straps for non trailer loads like bike racks, cargo carriers. The stabilizing strap you would use is the Curt Bike Rack Strap with Cambuckle, # 18050. This strap would attach to the bike rack and the other end to the vehicle trunk and keep the movement of the bike rack to a minimum. The Curt Hitch, #11072, does require some...
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  • Trailer Hitch Ground Clearance On 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagwen
  • The hitches that we carry for your 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, have very similar clearance distances. I have attached a photo of a hitch and the clearance distance marked. The 10-1/2 inches is from the top of the receiver opening, so the bottom of the receiver will be approximately 8-1/2 inches from the ground. I am not aware of any hitches with a different design that have more ground clearance. I have also attached a link to an installation video for the Curt hitch part # C11072...
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  • 1-1/4 Inch to 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Adapter to Carry a 2 Inch Bike Rack with a 2014 Jetta Sportwagen
  • One of our most popular 1-1/4 inch to 2 inch trailer hitch adapters is the Brophy Trailer Hitch Receiver Adapter, # HT5R. This adapter provides a 5 inch rise for improved ground clearance. Keep in mind, using a trailer hitch adapter or extender will decrease the tongue weight capacity of your trailer hitch by 50 percent. All of the trailer hitches we offer for your 2014 Jetta Sportwagen are Class I trailer hitches with a maximum tongue weight capacity of 200 lbs. Using an adapter will...
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  • Will the Thule T2 Pro Bike Rack Fit Curt Trailer Hitch C11072 on a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
  • With Curt trailer hitch # C11072 installed on a 2012 Volkswagen SportWagen it will measure 5-1/4 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole back to clear the rear of the vehicle. The Thule T2 Pro # TH9035 measures 6-1/4 inches from the center of the pin hole to the pivoting bracket so it will clear the rear of the vehicle. When tilted down without bikes loaded opening the rear hatch will not be a problem. With bikes loaded it will depend on the bikes. Road bikes usually have more narrow...
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  • Ground Clearance on Available Trailer Hitches for a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta
  • On all of the available trailer hitches for the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta, the receiver and cross tubing will be fairly low. This is because of the attachment point placement on the VW frame. By design, the hitches have to be that low. On all the models, the top of the receiver tube will be just below the rear fascia. We have several videos you can view (linked below) on the Draw-Tite, Valley, and Hidden Hitch models that show the hitches installed to give you a better idea of the kind...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendations for a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
  • Out of all of the hitches available for a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta, I would go with the Curt hitch # 11072. It is going to offer approximately 9 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the receiver to the ground. The round tube design generally looks better on vehicles, and you can see it in the video I have linked. All of the hitches install in basically the same way and have the same capacities so any of them would be safe and secure for towing a trailer up to 2,000 pounds. The...
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  • What Needs to be Trimmed to Install a Hitch on a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
  • Yes, I can offer more of an explanation on the trimming required to install Curt Trailer Hitch, # 11072, on your 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen. According to the instructions (linked below), you will trim the rear underbody panel to clear the passenger side plate as shown in the Underbody Panel Trim Diagram. There is a picture on the first page of the instructions on the left that shows what it is talking about. The panel is made of plastic and you can use a rotary tool, aviator sheers,...
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  • Availability of Class II Trailer Hitch for 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
  • Our hitch manufacturers, Curt, Draw-Tite and Hidden Hitch only make a Class I hitch for your 2014 Jetta SportWagen. Typically this is done because during testing, the engineering folks at the hitch manufacturers determine that the structures that the hitch bolts to on the underside of the vehicle aren't capable of supporting the additional tongue weight and towing capacity of a Class II hitch. If you're wanting to use the hitch for carrying a bike rack, the hitch and the bike rack manufacturers...
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  • Replacement Hitch Installation Hardware Kit for Curt Hitch # C11072 for 2006 VolksWagen Jetta
  • Yes, we can help you with new hitch installation hardware for your Curt hitch # C11072. The hitches we offer include complete hardware kits when new, but since hitch installation hardware is single-use only, you will need to use new hardware to re-install a hitch. All you need to do is enter the part number # RHK (for replacement hardware kit) into our search box and then enter the part number (C11072) and the manufacturer name (Curt) in the appropriate spaces. For reference I...
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  • Recommended Class I Trailer Hitch and Hitch Bike Rack for 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI
  • The trailer hitches offered for your 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI are all light-duty Class I types that have a 1-1/4-inch receiver opening. In a Class I hitch you are able to carry up to 2 bikes on a compatible Class I bike rack. The Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2-Bike Rack # HR200 will fit a Class I hitch and will provide enough clearance at the back of your car for a comfortable fit. I have linked the written instructions and an install video for Curt hitch # C11072. I also...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendations for a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
  • The most economical trailer hitch for your 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI (diesel) you can use Curt hitch # C11072. I have linked a video that shows how the hitch installs. This version of the hitch does not include a ball mount or ball. Version # C110721 comes with a 1-7/8 inch Euro style ball mount. And version # C110722 comes with a 2 inch Euro style ball mount. And there is also the option for a traditional ball mount, # C110723, and you can add a ball using # C40001 for a 1-7/8 inch...
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