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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 e98848 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Hitch - e98848

  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 3500 lbs GTW
  • etrailer
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • 525 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
  • Sturdy, square-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: 3,500 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 525 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" - e98848

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (364 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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I chose the etrailer hitch for my 2018 Honda CRV because I preferred the matte finish and I wanted to support the company products. This website is great! Very organized and easy to navigate. The company videos and photos are very helpful, and the customer photos and reviews are good guides too. Ordering was easy and the shipping was quick. I like that you show/credit your employees fulfilling the order. The project time estimates seem a bit short for the first-time installation, but overall they are reasonable. The main reason it took me longer was because I installed the hitch alone. A few hints: 1. Read and understand all directions (including NOT pulling off the fish wires until AFTER the hitch is in place) 2. If you are installing the hitch alone placing the large bolt through the tow hook first will help hold the hitch while you screw around lining everything up. 3. Double check the measurements before cutting the facia as there were minor variations between what is published and what I saw on my vehicle. Overall, I'm impressed with the products and support from etrailer.com!



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2021 Honda CR-V

I had high hopes for etrailer based on the pictures and stories on the page for this model e98848. As soon as I pulled out the hitch I noticed lots or topical damage to the matte finish which I was surprised to see as the box was not damaged when it arrived. These were in places that if you dropped it in any fashion those areas would not be scraped like that. The hitch opening itself was scraped up too. As I was finally getting close to the end it became apparent that this was defective and one of the sides that connects to the frame was bent in significantly. One side near the exhaust was flush and the other must have been off by a quarter inch or more. This one was either repackaged or was just poor quality control. This thickness of steel does not bend out to squeeze it in. Project failed and hours wasted. If they send a replacement, I get to enjoy this process at least one more time.



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The hitch for our 2020 Honda CRV fit perfect and after watching the video I installed it in about an hour and 15 minutes. Video and tools required for install were very helpful in pre-planning for the job. Very satisfied with etrailer hitch.


Comments
After a year of use we are very happy with our etrailer hitch. We’ve hauled our bikes and gear around the Midwest and are very satisfied with the product.
Gary - 06/28/2021


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This was a replacement for an identical item. The first product arrived very late (many weeks) deeply scratched and missing several bits of hardware. I left a negative review. etrailer reached out and offered me a 5% discount on my next order. Round two and the receiver hitch arrived much faster, with all of it's hardware. That's the good news. The bad news is that on of the bolt "wings" that connect the receiver to the frame was both welded crooked and bent. I had to put it in a vice and bend it over an inch to remove both bend and twist. So frustrated with this company.


Comments
It sounds like the second hitch came flexed. We have an article that will help to correct the flex and allow the hitch to be installed.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 10/14/2021


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by: 04/17/2021
2020 Honda CR-V

I ordered it on April 8th and was delivered on the 16th. We have it installed in our Honda crv 2020. We haven't tried it yet as we are still waiting for the Kuat 4bike rack.It is really hidden, the guy still have to cut a part of the plastic bumper so it will be placed back again.



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Honda

So Honda wanted to charge me hundreds of $$$ for a hitch for my CRV, and then they wouldn't even do a 2" receiver. So for a fraction of the price of Honda, I got this one from etrailer and did the install myself and can now interchange my rack between different vehicles all running 2" receivers. The install was a little tricky but nothing too difficult with clear instructions provided. And the hitch is really sturdy and I like how it is hidden behind the rear bumper with only the receiver hanging below the bumper.



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2018 Honda CR-V

Hitch delivered yesterday as scheduled and I finished installation this morning. The video installation instructions at etrailer extremely helpful . My CRV has only one muffler, so it was that much easier. I went ahead and pretrimmed the under body panel and that I think also made the installation easier. Didn’t have a hoist, so I blocked up the rear about 4 1/2 inches and that was enough. Even had my wife helped me slip the hitch in place and hold it while I fastened the nuts without yelling at each other. Be careful when remounting the rear muffler hanger as there are some sharp edges. Probably took me more than an hour, but that included gathering tools and blocking up the vehicle.


Comments
Don’t use it often, but works fine when I do. Very happy with it
Kenneth - 02/15/2020



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Love it. Saved $350 over going with one from the dealer. Factory hitch was only 1 1/4in and I needed 2in for my bike rack. As always, the installation video was accurate and shipping very fast. I would never buy a hitch from anyone else.


Comments
This thing is still going stong. Totay worth it.
Stephen - 08/17/2021


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Fit was perfect and installation was mostly uneventful. Looks good. Instructions could be a little bigger print is the only issue I have



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Excellent price shipped incredibly fast! The hitch is excellent quality. Fits like a charm


Comments
We’ve used it several times in the last year no issues the hitch is great!
Ginny - 06/28/2021


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This hitch receiver arrived promptly, installed pretty easily, and looks and works great. There are a couple of tricks in the install, but the instructions and video walked me through these tricky cuts clearly and easily.


Comments
Solid hitch. Installed pretty easily. Working perfectly, no problems at all.
William J - 11/09/2021


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2020 Honda CR-V

This E98848 does fit a 2020 Honda CRV Hybrid even though the description says it doesn't it fits very well I purchased this item to fit a bike rack carrier.This hitch looks very good clean finish and good quality. When I asked etrailer customer service which hitch would fit they told me a more expensive hitch at $300 would fit.Im glad this hitch fit at a great price.



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Installation is not “easy”, but if you tinker on your own cars it’s pretty straight forward. Bumper cover and a plastic cover on the underside need to be removed and trimmed, but that’s the price you pay for the tidy, factory finish look. Really happy with the product overall. I did not run wiring since it is for a bike rack and cargo tray, so I can’t speak to the install difficulty in that regard.



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This hitch has worked out really well for me. I was able to install it entirely by myself, though I highly recommend having a second person for safety and ease. The instructions were good and the quality is great. I highly recommend! I use it attach a bike rack. You need a very high torque wrench to install this properly.



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2020 Honda CR-V

I've purchased 3 hitches from Etrailer and have been very happy with the product, service and delivery each time. Hitch for my wife's CRV arrived in a couple of days packaged well with all the parts included. There were a couple of minor scratches that I hit with black spray paint before installing. I installed using jack stands, sounds like some previous reviewers did it without lifting the car, that would be really tight, especially getting the front muffler hanger off. I bought a pair of muffler hanger pliers which made it much easier to get the front hanger off. The rear 2 came off easily with a pry bar against the muffler. I installed it solo in just over an hour. The video says to install the center bolt last but I put that one on first to hold the hitch up and in place while securing the other 4 screws, it woulda been MUCH harder to do it alone without installing that bolt first.



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Excellent hitch. I installed it myself, which was very straightforward, and it is very discrete because the only visible part of the hitch is the square box. The rest is tucked up behind the bumper, so it looks very clean and tidy.



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Great product! I took my time to install and it has served me well with no issues to date! etrailer.com is a great source for your hauling needs!



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Quality product. Video was helpful but it would have been nice to see installation on CR-V Hybrid. One hour installation for novice is optimistic. I would say more like two hours for hybrid. Installed product looks great.



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etrailer installed my hitch 1 year ago on my 2018 Honda CRV. I use this hitch for my bike rack and it works great and I have had no issues with the installation or the hitch itself. I have recommended etrailer to others who have also had positive experiences.



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Christina J was unbelievably helpful. I had a critical need for my hitch to be delivered within a week. I would have received it within 3 days if I hadn't made a mistake on the address. Rather than try to hunt it down, Christina sent a new hitch to the correct address and refunded the first hitch when it was received.



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2021 Honda CR-V

Worked great. However, my mechanic who installed it had to trim my bumper (2021 Honda CR-V) to get it to fit. Cost me a little more for the installation but it was delivered on-time for a trip and I was able go for a couple of bike rides with my son as a result. Thanks, etrailer.


Comments
Thank you for your review. Removing some trim is in the instructions or we have a video of it below, starting at the 8 minute 04 mark.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 07/22/2021


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This is a well-built and finished trailer hitch, but it came poorly packaged, and with only average or poor instructions (depending on how handy and mechanically inclined you are to figure out what verbage is missing) and poor photocopying of the instruction sheet so that the B/W picture that is supposed to show you where to make the precise cuts on the rear bumper facia tells you basically nothing as no reference to beginning location are showing in the poor exposure photocopy. I can imagine it is very hard to properly and efficiently package a 30 lb. awkward metal hitch to ship across country and so my box came with some of the receiver end poking out. But all parts were there (the fasteners were well secured to the hitch, thank you) but no telling whose other merchandise might have been damaged in the box's travels. I might suggest that in future instructions etrailer make reference to the excellent and short videos they produces for item-specific hitch installations, etc., they would probably greatly help some people. I am mostly concerned about the sharp inside edges of the hitch where they straddle the gas tank and almost touch (3/16"). That may be a shroud or protective double-wall construction the hitch edges would be hitting but it is still very close. The hitch attachment holes are fortunately "oval-ized" and I worked hard to try to force the hitch frame as far away from the gas tank as possible and then cinched the quality fasteners down beyond torque specs ...but I still worry. Finally, I guess different Hondas are built differently depending on the plant they are built at (or the day) but the instructions made no mention of the fiberboard cover over part of the rear of my gas tank that would also have to be altered/cut away for the hitch to fit. But ... all-in-all etrailer offers a great product at a good price and if I just keep remembering to get down on my hands and knees and look under the bumper at the hitch fasteners I guess I should be satisfied. I will have saved oodles of money over buying/installation locally, I will know the quality of work that was done for the installation, and I am therefore pleased with the whole deal. Thank you etrailer!



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Installed on 2018 Honda CR-V. Easy install. I held the hitch up to the frame and my son bolted the hitch. Towed a [rental] trailer from Massachusetts to Florida no problems. Quality product.


Comments
Flawless. Towed uhaul trailer from Massachusetts to Florida and utility trailer several times. Installation was easy with two people and took about 35 minutes.
Bill L - 06/14/2021


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2020 Honda CR-V

Product, installation instructions, and video where spot on. I did have to modify the lift gate sensor a bit as it prevented the hitch from fitting properly. Modifications required trimming the sensor assembly plastic bracket a bit and repositioning the electronic module slightly along with the addition of a few small zip tights.



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Great customer service from before my order to after delivery. Courtney helped make sure the hitch was compatible with our new 2020 CRV Hybrid. Delivery was fast. 3 days! Hitch fit perfectly to receive our Yakima Rack. Had it installed by local body shop owned by good friend. Dino's Auto Body Goleta, CA. Took 2 hours. Photos show hitch rack and under bumper cutouts Couldn't be more pleased. Recommending etrailer and Dinos to local Honda dealer as many owners probably have hitch mount bike racks.


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    There are indeed two 2" trailer hitches available for your 2020 Honda CR-V; the etrailer # e98848 and the Curt # C13397. These Class III hitches are essentially identical in every way except for the finish/powder coat that they use. I personally prefer the unique matte black finish that the etrailer # e98848 uses compared to the shiner gloss-like powder coat on the Curt. I think this creates a more rugged appearance that more closely matches the vehicle and it's also going to do a better...
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  • How to Trim Fascia on 2019 Honda CR-V to Install etrailer Hitch 398848
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  • Comparing Trailer Hitches for 2019 Honda CR-V
    The available trailer hitches for your 2019 Honda CR-V can be pretty easily categorized into hidden and non-hidden groups. I highly recommend going with a hidden-crosstube hitch, especially on a new vehicle like yours, as this is going to create a really sleek, from-the-factory appearance when installed. The etrailer.com # e98848, EcoHitch # 306-X7345, and the Curt # C13397 for your CR-V all feature this same design and really don't differ all that much from each other. Between these...
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  • Which Trailer Hitch Fits on a 2021 Honda CR-V Touring
    I have a solution for you, but the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" # e98848 will not fit on the 2021 Honda CR-V Touring models. Instead, the EcoHitch Hidden Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # 306-X7345 can be used and is the only hitch that is currently confirmed to fit on the 2021 CR-V Touring (non-hybrid and Hybrid). This hitch comes with the hardware for installation included, but not the trailer wiring; this wiring...
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  • Best Concealed Class-III Hitch for 2020 Honda CR-V, Non-Hybrid, With Hands-Free Hatch Sensor
    For your 2020 Honda CR-V (Non Hybrid) vehicle I would recommend the etrailer # e98848 hitch. Not only is this specified for installation on non-hybrid CR-V's but it is also one of the best hidden hitches. Only the receiver tube shows. I have attached a picture that shows this. I like that this hitch has a matte finish that is similar to the lower bumper fascia material and the installation time is quicker than most. I have attached a video of the installation for a 2019 which should be...
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  • Will the etrailer Trailer Hitch Work On a 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13397 and etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver part # e98848 and both great options for a 2020 Honda CR-V and will work on Hybrid models. They both offer bolt-on installation with a hidden cross tube. They have the larger 2" receiver tube as well which is what I recommend for bike racks or towing as you have more of a variety to choose from as well as a greater capacity. In regards to installation, these are really designed so that you can install these...
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    My favorite hitch for your 2019 CR-V is the etrailer.com Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" part # e98848. This hitch offers a very nice look when installed because the cross tube is hidden behind the bumper cover. This helps to maintain the looks of your CR-V by not adding a bunch of extra steel at the rear. (see photos) Its weight ratings are also well above what your CR-V is rated for offering a 525 lb. Tongue weight rating and a 3500 lb. Gross...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2019 Honda CR-V
    Best option for a trailer hitch on your 2019 Honda CR-V will be the etrailer hitch part # E98848 because this hitch has the 2 inch hitch size which has better towing capacities and has a concealed crosstube which makes it look nicer and help with ground clearance. This will work great to carry your Saris bike rack and tow a small trailer. The weight of the hitch is on 29 lbs so it won't affect ride quality at all either. For trailer wiring you'll want the part # 118741 because it installs...
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  • Fit of etrailer Branded e98848 Class III Hitch on 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Model
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  • Comparing Trailer Hitch Receivers For 2017 Honda CR-V Touring AWD
    The etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98848, Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13397, and EcoHitch Hidden Trailer Hitch Receiver # 306-X7345 for your 2017 Honda CR-V Touring AWD will all be equally hidden with just the receiver itself being visible as shown in the included pictures. The EcoHitch is set apart due to it using Eco friendly recycled aero-space grade aluminum, steel, and stainless steel to make it more corrosion resistant. Between these options I recommend the # e98848 as...
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  • Which Trailer Hitch Receiver Will Not Require Fascia Bumper Trimming For My 2020 Honda CR-V?
    The Etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" # e98848 does not have an installation video available at this time, although I did attach an installation video for a similar hitch that has essentially the same installation process. The Etrailer hitch receiver has a max towing capacity if 3,500lbs and max tongue weight of 525lbs. It does require trimming of the lower fascia trim in order to give a sleek look where only the 2" receiver is showing at the back of your...
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  • Comparing Curt and etrailer Hitch Receiver on 2019 Honda CR-V
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # C13397 is the same as the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2"# e98848 regarding measurements and rated capacities. The only difference is the powder coat finish. The Curt hitch has a gloss black finish where the etrailer hitch has a matte black finish. It really comes down to your preference but many people like the matte black because it draws less attention to the receiver...
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  • Recommended Location To Have etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver For 2020 Honda CR-V Installed
    I would be happy to help! If you click on the "Locate installers near me" Hyperlink just below the videos on the product page of the # e98848 you were looking at, you will be taken to our installer locator. Just enter your Zip code and you will be able to see which recommended installers are available in your area. The etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98848 you were looking at is a custom fit for your 2020 Honda CR-V meaning it will not require any fabrication or drilling into the...
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  • Best Hitch For a 2021 Honda CR-V
    The hitch that I recommend for your 2021 Honda CR-V is the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98848. This hitch will work with hybrid, non hybrid and touring models of the CR-V. It has a 2" receiver opening which is the most common size used for accessories such as bike racks, cargo carriers and ball mounts for towing a trailer. This hitch features a no drill installation and nice matte black finish that will help to hide any scratches. If you plan to do any towing and do not have a...
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  • EcoHitch for 2021 Honda CR-V Touring hitch
    The hitch you referenced, the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver item # e98848 is for a 2021 Honda CR-V but it does not fit the Touring model like yours. The EcoHitch Hidden Trailer Hitch Receiver item # 306-X7345 is the correct hitch receiver for your 2021 Honda Cr V Touring. This is the only hitch receiver offered for the touring edition and you are correct the hands free lift gate function does not work with this hitch.
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  • Will the etrailer e98848 Hitch Fit on a 2020 Honda CR-V XLE with AWD
    Yes. The etrailer Hitch # e98848 is a confirmed fit on your 2020 Honda CR-V XLE with AWD, and will provide you with a Class III hitch with 2" receiver that will do whatever you need it to do, from towing a trailer to carrying bikes on a road trip. If you're going to be towing with this hitch, you will need a couple of other parts to complete your towing setup; you'll need a wiring harness for the trailer lights, a ball mount and hitch ball. For a trailer wiring harness, I recommend using...
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  • Compatibility of Hollywood Racks Destination 2 with etrailer Hitch for 2020 Honda CR-V AWD
    Yes. The etrailer # e98848 and Hollywood Racks Destination 2 # HLY94FR will work very well together on the 2020 Honda CR-V. The Destination bike rack has 10" from the center of the hitch pin hole to the closest part of the rack and the etrailer # e98848 hitch pin hole will line up almost even with the edge of the rear bumper so there will be plenty of clearance. You're correct that the installation will be the same on the 2020 CR-V as you've seen in the video for the 2021, so that'll be...
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  • Will the etrailer Hitch # e98848 Fit My 2021 Honda CRV Hybrid EXL?
    The etrailer hitch # e98848 will fit your 2021 Honda CRV Hybrid EXL. When the description for the etrailer hitch says both "excluding hybrid and touring" and "hybrid," the description is saying it will fit both 2021 Honda CR-Vs with both of these options. To clarify, the hitch will fit if your CRV isn't a hybrid of touring model or if your vehicle is a hybrid model. With this information, the hitch will fit your 2021 Honda CRV Hybrid EXL.
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  • Recommended Hitch and Spare Tire Carrier for 2021 Honda CR-V?
    You can definitely put a Class III hitch on your 2021 Honda CR-V! A good hitch is the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98848. It has a 6 out of 10 install difficulty level. It's do-able in your own garage, but it takes about an hour and a half with minimal skill level. It's similar in design and install process to the Curt Class III Hitch # C13397 although the Curt has gloss finish compared to etrailer's matte black. I attached the install video below if you want to check out that process...
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  • Frame Mounting Bolt Size For etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98848 on a 2021 Honda CR-V
    The etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98848 uses four 7/16-14 1-1/4" grade 8 carriage bolts to secure the receiver to the frame. This would require the Curt Fish Wire Bolt Leader - 7/16" # C58410 if that is all you are needing. If you would like to get a new hardware kit that will include all the nuts, bolts, hole spacers, and fish wires you can order them with the Replacement Hardware Kit # RHK. Don't forget a Tekonsha T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness # 118741. You will need this...
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