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etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2"

etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2"

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This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from etrailer. etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" part number e98843 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Hitch - e98843

  • etrailer
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 5000 lbs GTW
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • 750 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look.


Features:

  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with your vehicle
  • Precision, robotic welding maximizes strength and improves fit
  • Bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer
  • Matte black powder coat finish over protective base coat offers superior rust resistance
  • Stylish, round-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Made in the USA
    • Mounting hardware may be imported


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 5,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 750 lbs
    • Not rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Rugged, Matte Black Finish

The sturdy steel construction is protected with a matte black finish for added durability. This unique powder coating gives etrailer hitches a carbide-like appearance and a rugged look that sets them apart from traditional glossy hitches. In addition to being rust and corrosion resistant, the tough matte coating hides dirt, scuffs, and dings better than a glossy finish.


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etrailer Technical Support

At etrailer 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.



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etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" - e98843

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (426 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look.

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2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

I bought this for my 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe (base model) to tow a light flatbed trailer and also to attach my bike rack to (see photo). This was an easy install. I recommend watching the video that etrailer has posted, and to get the tools recommended - especially the strap to hold the muffler up and the pry bar to get the muffler rubber mounts off. You'll also definitely need someone to help you because it's pretty heavy and cumbersome to to slide into place. I can tell the hitch receiver was built with quality materials and craftmanship. You'll need longer zip ties if you end up purchasing a wiring harness in order to strap down the long cables. Definitely worth buying.



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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

UPS beat the box up but the hitch was ok. Installation was just as the videos described. Looks great and seems to be high quality.



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2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

I really like how the hitch looks on my 2020 Santa Fe. This is the 3rd or 4th vehicle I have added an etailer hitch to and they have been great. One thing to be prepared for is a small heat shield above the exhaust. The instructions and video did not mention removing this during installation. The shape of this piece caused the passenger side thru-bolt to be very difficult to get through. Consider removing the heat shield and then replacing it after the hitch is in place. It has three small nuts to hold it in place.



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received the hitch and custom wiring harness. everything fit perfectly, instructions and videos were on the money. This is my third purchase from etrailer.com Their prices and products are the BEST. keep up the Great job!!!!!


Comments
Hitch has worked with out any issues. Purchased a new travel trailer using a WDS. Also purchased Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 3 Axles - Proportional. Installed it and works great. If your tired of looking on line for towing accessories just go to etrailer. They haven’t let me down.
Stuart - 05/25/2020


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2017 Kia Sorento

It was easy to install came in 3 days before promised price beat Uhaul by 75.00 plus I had waited 3 weeks after ordering from Uhaul before they told me it was on back order from now own etrailer is my go to store for hitches and assereys



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2017 Kia Sorento

This is the second hitch that I have ordered from etrailer. I giving it a 5 star because it did fit. When I opened the box there were places that were wore down to the bare metal. I had some flat black spray that i used to cover the metal. I think it could packaged better. It should have in great big letters that all "BOLTS ARE NOTE SAME". I failed to see that the bolts were different dia. going through the frame. I got one stuck and cost me a lot of time. This is my fault! I couldn't get the rubber muffler hanger off the right side. After I removed the wheel it was easy. Steering is easier to turn, you can tell the weight has changed on the car. I might try to find some small rubber spring bumpers for the rear coils. Just like to feel the front wheels with more contact to the road. My last hitch looked good til I sold my car and hope this one is the same.


Comments
When your trailer hitch has paint that has flaked off, covering the bare spots with spray paint is a great idea and what we recommend. Ive attached an installation video of this hitch on a 2018 Sorento. Around the 5:55 mark our installer calls out to use the smaller size carriage bolts on the passenger side. Your tip of taking the tire off to get better access to the muffler hanger is also a great suggestion. Finally, I checked our fit guide and unfortunately we do not currently have any suspension enhancement designed to fit your 2017 Kia Sorento.
-- Etrailer Expert Victoria B - 11/05/2019


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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Excellent service! Delivered product on time and it was a perfect fit. I bought the Etrailer hitch after comparing it to the Curt Hitch. Its the same hitch except the Etrailer is flat black vs. the Curt which is gloss black. I like the Etrailer because it is much less noticeable when not in use. I'm completely satisfied with the hitch and the service i received. I added the plain plug for a smooth finish.



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Installed myself in about an hour. With the help of my floor jack it was very easy. Would have been easier with two people. Watched videos on installation. Very straight forward. Going to carry a luggage rack for musical equipment ( mic stands, music stands, sign rack ect.). Wish I took pictures of installation.


Comments
Working great! Also using with a bike rack and occasional rental trailers
Anthony - 07/18/2020


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2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The trailer hitch was installed by my mechanic and his helper to lift it up in place to secure hitch. Most definitely need car up on rack since the exhaust system must be dropped. Took about 45 minutes for install. Looks good and I placed bike rack into hitch. It is a quality product.



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Hyundai Santa Fe

The etrailer team came through in a clutch! Small window to get a towing system on my Santa Fe. Super Grateful!



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Ford Transit Connect

Bolt location tolerances were a little tight but easily managed, if you live in the northeast, and you’ve driven your car through at least one winter, I’d highly recommend that you have an M10x1.25 tap to run through the bottom threaded bolt hole locations to chase out any corrosion that may be in there to make your installation process smoother. Overall quality of the hitch is good and installation is a breeze if you have any experience turning a wrench. My only complaint would be the shipping process, the box that my hitch came in was beat to a pulp and parts of the hitch were sticking out and exposed due to the lack of care the shipping company takes when the hitch is in transit.



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Excellent hitch and fits my 2020 Kia Sorento as expected! The packaging is pretty good. The outer carton was a little damaged, but the hitch was secured inside. Everything assembled easily thanks to the detailed videos. I actually didn’t use a lift or jack as I had enough room to maneuver under the Sorento. But the majority of that was due to the videos that explained step by step what to do and what to expect. I’m very pleased with this hitch in both quality, and appearance.



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The hitch is very solid, and goes on quickly and easily. How easy depends on the tools you have at your disposal. I had a lift and other equipment to hold the hitch in place while securing it. Most of the time was spent just reattaching plastic nuts on the bottom of the KIA. You have to lower the spare tire on the KIA, as well as remove the plastic box on the left side, this allows you room to thread the side bolts and tighten them. I bought this hitch so I could use bike racks with a 2" receiver for maximum strength. I'm very happy with it.



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I choose etrailer receiver for the matte finish over a gloss so it is not as noticeable under rear of Sorento. The quality of receiver is great with good welds and double heavy plates for stronger hitch connection. Install was fast following the video provided on site. Took less than hour to complete it with harness. Eager now to tow with my Sorento.



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I installed this hitch on my 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe. It was the easiest install I have ever done. All holes lined up perfectly. Printed out the directions and watched the video a couple of times and all went perfectly. Very solid. Will use for mounting a double bike rack and a cargo platform. Thank you etrailer!



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Hyundai Santa Fe

I bought this a year ago. I would recommend that you get proper lifts for the car during installation as well as a friend to help hold the hitch while installing the bolts. Overall it is stable and was pretty easy and straightforward to mount. I have a 2020 Santa Fe.



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2019 Kia Sorento

I purchased this hitch based on the recommendation from etrailer's video comparison of all that are available for my 2019 Kia Sorento. I'm very impressed with the quality and fit. As per the installation video, which I watched before I placed my order, the end mounts needed spread apart approximately 3/4 of an inch. I chose to start the bolts on the driver's side and use a c-clamp to pull the passenger side in place. Total installation of hitch and wiring harness took just under 2 hours including cleanup afterwards. It might have gone a little quicker if I had gotten help getting it into position.



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Very simple to install, I watched video and paused video then did step. I installed by myself. I used a floor jack for my partner!! Took about 1 1/2 hours start to finish. Also laid on the ground no lift to work on. But not bad.



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I have a small trailer and needed a way to haul kayaks and other sporting goods. The trailer hitch has worked well and have dragged the trailer for a few thousand miles. I had to have a trailer company install and was inexpensive enough for the hitch that the whole event seems to be well worth the investment.



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Very easy install. anyone can do it. Been towing 2 jetskis for a year now, and this hitch is perfect. no problems



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This is the second trailer hitch that I purchased a etrailer. Each hitch fit perfectly according to their specifications without a glitch, and without any hassle of installation.



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The hitch fit perfectly! I really like the matte finish it makes it a little less conspicuous. The whole installation took me about and hour and a half to do alone. It would have gone faster but I didn't really watch the video because I'm to prideful some times lol. So just in case your like me but read some reviews make sure to take out the rubber plugs and both sides have different size bolts. ( long bolts only). Anyways great product and not a difficult install.



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I had a friend installed it for me. He stated it was very well made/design. I'll be using it primarily to carry kids mountain bikes. Thank you.



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2020 Kia Sorento

From ordering to putting it on I was very impressed! My 11 year old daughter and I had it on in 45 minutes. As soon as I ordered it I got to see who picked it, packaged it and shipped it. The DIY video was great. I will definitely be purchasing more equipment. The only negative I have to say, is that the stickers came off to easily and I am not able to advertise the company that made the hitch!



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2019 Kia Sorento

I've had this for just over a year (since Feb 2020). It's been through two winters here in Pennsylvania; there is no sign of rust. It was somewhat easy for one person to install, but I'd recommend having an extra hand to help if available. It fit my 2019 Kia Sorento very accurately; it had to be designed to fit around the exhaust which made it a bit tougher than usual to install. I only use it to haul my bicycle rack and bikes, but I'm sure that it will have no problem with the designed 5,000 lbs. gross weight and 750 lbs. tongue weight.


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