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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 e98854 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Hitch - e98854

  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 4000 lbs GTW
  • etrailer
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • 400 lbs TW
  • 5000 lbs WD GTW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 500 lbs WD TW

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
    • Installation instructions included
    • Uses your vehicle's existing hardware
  • 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: 4,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 5,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 400 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 500 lbs
  • 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.


Matte Carbide Finish vs Glossy Finish

Matte Carbide Finish vs Glossy Finish

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" - e98854

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (640 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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When hitch for my 2014 T&C got to me the box was torn up so I thought there might be damage. Nope it was just fine. Very very well built, nice welds, great craftsmanship. The mat black finish is really nice looking and it look like it will hold up well. The hitch fit up under the van really well all you can see of it is the 2 inch receiver. NICE! Thanks for an inexpensive, well built, nice looking hitch!



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2020 Dodge Grand Caravan

This is my second hitch from etrailer.com. I am a return customer because I was satisfied with my first hitch. This one was even easier to install. I put it on in about a 1/2 hour in my drive with out a jack or second person. I will plug in the wiring tomorrow. I remember how easy that was the first time. I am a little OCD and will run the power wires from the battery inside pex tubing under the vehicle just like the first one. There was nothing hard or surprising with this hitch. I am happy, happy, happy!



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Great product and my 2nd hitch I've bought through etrailer. It is very easy to install and shouldn't take more than 1h, depending on your skill level. The instructions are helpful and the product itself is robust and worth every penny. It will mainly be used to haul bikes around allowing for more space in the vehicle.


Comments
Great product! Very easy to install and after using it for a year now, still happy using it every weekend.
Cornelius - 09/17/2021


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2019 Dodge Grand Caravan

Well made, quality hitch. Perfect fit for our 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan. Arrived quickly and well packaged, despite box being a bit beat up, due to the weight of the hitch. etrailer also wrapped the hitch with packaging, and included instructions. It can be done fairly easily on the ground, depending on how big you are. The hitch bolted up perfectly, using the bolts already installed on the van. Clearance between the hitch and the bumper was perfect, no cutting or bending required with this hitch. Very happy with etrailer,



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2019 Dodge Grand Caravan

This is the 3rd or 4th time I have purchased a hitch and wiring from etrailer. I have never been disappointed by this company! Yesterday I installed the hitch and wiring on my 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan GT. The hitch took a few more minutes than anticipated, only because the exhaust system resonator was in the way, more than expected. A minor delay. Running the power wire to the battery always takes the most amount of time, if you do not have a lift. I just move slowly and tie-wrap it in several places so I know it will remain out of the way.


Comments
Still works great! Not a single problem.
Len M - 07/11/2020


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Easy to follow directions with the video and a solid product. I towed a uhaul trailer from Nevada to Illinois and this performed perfectly. This hitch is top notch. I’ll definitely buy again from here in the future when I need something else.



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Hitch fit like a glove and I was able to put it on myself with use of my lift and a support stand. It looks great.



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2015 Dodge Grand Caravan

Hitch has worked well on my 2015 Grand Caravan. Have had no issues pulling my 13' alumunum trailer.



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An awesome product! There is no other place I would buy a trailer hitch. It is NOT easy to install by yourself, but it can be done - just be careful! Buy the wiring kit you need from eTrailer, it will make life much easier and you will have no issues with bad connections. No I'm not an employee, I own a pool contractor business and have installed eTrailer products on work trucks and my personal vehicle. Their customer is equally awesome!



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Excellent product. Took a bit of time to install the hitch, trailer lighting unit and bracket. Everything fit perfectly, well designed. Thank you!



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2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Product came quickly and very reasonable price. Heavy duty to do the job. Video on You Tube shows simple installation in about 30 minutes but we had trouble with breaking of two bolts on our car. Love the product it's discreet and not too noticeable.



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I liked the Trailer Hitch but it wasn't as easy to install as made to believe. Took two of use using a floor jack about 90 minutes to install. But once installed it looks and good. The product was delivered as promised and the staff that assisted me gave me all the information I needed. The Trailer hitch fit my car as promised. I will order from you again if I need additional products for my Cargo lift.


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The trailer hitch is rock solid. We attached a power lift to the hitch to carry a power wheel chair and its wonderful. Great product and great company.
Frank D - 03/30/2021


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The hitch and electrical kit arrived on time. The box was really trashed but the contents were fine. I just installed the hitch tonight and it was easy to do . I was going to install the electrical this evening but ran out of time . I watched the video for installation and it looked pretty simple. The installation videos for the products are a great help .



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Dodge

Use it for all type of towing and bike carrying on my dodge grand caravan!



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Good fit and good accompanying video. The ball mount is a pretty loose (and so pretty noisy)


Comments
An anti-rattle device should do the trick. We have several here at etrailer including Item # e99007.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 09/27/2021


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2019 Dodge Grand Caravan

I have purchased 5 or 6 trailer hitches from etrailer up to this point & have been satisfied with them every time. Everyone of their videos have been very helpful to watch & understand prior to installing the hitch. I have had friends order etrailer hitches for their vehicles & have helped them install them. I will continue to recommend etrailer to others.



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2010 Volkswagen Routan

etrailer.com has always been very responsive to our needs and provide excellent customer service. The product was shipped right away.



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2016 Chrysler Town and Country

Product showed up wrapped in bubble wrap and not a trashed box like many other reviews cited. Hitch was in perfect condition along with specific directions that included exact tool sizes (very nice as I live in an city with no driveways and only street parking. This allowed me to take only the necessary tools without luging the whole toolbox). Watching the install video also showed exactly what to expect. The exhaust was the pain for this install (keeping it out of the way to put bolts in to be specific). The whole install took about 40-45 minutes with no extra hands to help. I’d buy this hitch again with no hesitation.


Comments
I’ve pulled my boat every weekend, for spring summer and fall, back and forth to the different lakes I fish as well as towed it half way across the US for a family vacation with exactly zero problems. Great buy I’d make again when my next vehicle is purchased.
Scott - 02/16/2021


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Good paint finish, cardboard box was heavier than my last one, but shipping is hard on this product. It still punched a hole in the box. Should be no problem when I mount it up.



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2016 Chrysler Town and Country

Love the trailer hitch, well made and very good value for the price! Fast free delivery makes shopping with etrailer.com even better!



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This was as easy as it could possibly be. An extra pair of hands to hold the hitch in position would have been helpful but I managed by myself at 74. This is a quality heavy-duty hitch and I have no misgivings about using it.



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2013 Dodge Grand Caravan

Easy install on 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan. No drilling required. 5-bolt installation. 3 exhaust hanger bolts removed as well. An impact wrench and air ratchet sped up installation. One person can do this in 30 minutes with the right tools.



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Very simple install. It took 2 of us about 20 minutes, after we decided to remove the one bolt holding the exhaust hangar. Just move the muffler down a few inches and everything lines up perfectly.



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2013 Dodge Grand Caravan

Etrailer had the best price. It arrived early. I carried it into the house from the porch. Its strong heavy steel. they have a video on the item webpage showing how to install. So far a great retail experience.



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2016 Dodge Grand Caravan

The hitch arrived in a timely manner and it bolted right up to the van. Took an hour to install. I would definitely recommend this hitch to anyone with a 2016 dodge grand caravan.


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  • Parts Needed To Tow A Trailer With 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan
    According to the owner's manual for the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan with a 3.6L Automatic the maximum trailer tongue weight of the van with 1-2 people in it is 360 lbs so if your trailer tongue weight stayed under 360 lbs you shouldn't have an issue as long as you are not exceeding the gross combined weight rating, gross axle weight rating and the hitch capacity on your van. You want to make sure you are not exceeding the gross combined weight rating of your van which is 8,750 lbs that...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Wiring for 2016 Chrysler Town and Country with Stow-N-Go
    The etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver part # e98854 is what I recommend for a 2016 Chrysler Town and Country which will work on models with Stow-N-Go seating. The etrailer hitch offers an easy bolt-on install, hidden crosstube, and durable matte finish which will all help provide a sleek/finished install look. In order to complete your towing setup you'll also need the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector part # 118534 which offers plug-n-play installation and...
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  • Does etrailer hitch e98854 Fit 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan GT with Stow Away Seats
    The etrailer hitch # e98854 that you referenced fits all models of the 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan which includes the GT models with stow away seats. I attached an install video for this for you to check out as well.
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  • How To Convert 7-way European On Trailer To US 4-way Flat Connector
    The easiest way to plug your vintage Dethleffs German camper trailer that has a 7-way European connector into the 4-way connector on your 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is by replacing the connector on the trailer. You will need a trailer end 4-way flat connector # 002402 and a 2-wire to 3 wire converter # 118158. You will make the connections with heat shrink butt connectors # DW05744-10 following the included diagram. If you do not want to cut off the 7-way European connector on the trailer...
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  • Best Trailer Hitch Receiver for Bumper Clearance on 2013 Chrysler Town and Country
    The receiver with the best clearance is the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13364 which has a hitch pin hole to rear bumper length of 4". The height to the top of the receiver tube is 12-1/4" The etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98854 is a close 2nd with a hitch pin hole to rear bumper length of 4-1/2". The height to the top of the receiver tube is 13-1/4" Finally the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # 75579 has a hitch pin hole to rear bumper length of 6-1/4". The height...
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  • Parts Needed to Tow Small Tent Trailer With 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan
    You picked a good vehicle. The Grand Caravan is one of the best available minivans out there from a towing standpoint. The amount you can tow with the vehicle will decrease as you add passengers. With a driver and one passenger plus their luggage, the Grand Caravan can tow 3600 lbs. That decreases to 3450 with 3-5 people or 3000 lbs with 6-7 people. At the least, you'll need a trailer hitch, a trailer wiring harness, a ball mount and the proper size trailer ball. If you tow in a mountainous...
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  • Recommended Class III Trailer Hitch Receiver and 7-Way Connector For 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan
    I would be happy to recommend a Class III trailer hitch receiver and 7-way connector for your 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan. Starting with the trailer hitch receiver I recommend the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98854 which has the Class III 2" receiver you are looking for, but I personally prefer this hitch over the other options due to the matte black powder coat finish that does a great job at prevent chips and scratches. Moving on to to the 7-way connector, first you will need...
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  • Parts Needed to Tow Camper Trailer with 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan
    The first thing you'll need to tow a camper trailer with your 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan is a trailer hitch which for that I recommend the etrailer.com hitch part # E98854 because it has a 2 inch hitch opening size, has great towing capacities, and has a concealed a cross tube which mean it will be less visible as well. See picture. For trailer wiring I recommend the T-One kit part # 118534 because this kit has our most reliable converter box and because this kit is a custom fit which...
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  • Can You Install Trailer Hitch Receiver On a 2016 Chrysler Town and Country Without Lowering Exhaust
    It may be possible to install a trailer hitch receiver like the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98854 on your 2016 Chrysler Town and Country with the exhaust still installed. Getting the passenger side bolts out of the frame and installing the trailer hitch receiver will be pretty difficult which is why we recommend temporarily lowering the exhaust.
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan
    First thing you'll want is a trailer hitch for your 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan. For that I recommend the USA made etrailer.com hitch part # e98854 because it has more capacity that you'd need at 4,000 lb trailer weight, installs easily, and has a concealed crosstube which makes it less visible and gives better ground clearance. Then for trailer wiring I recommend the Tekonsha Kit part # 118534 because it installs without requiring any hardwiring or splicing and also it has the most reliable...
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  • Will etrailer Hitch for 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan Work to Tow 5x8 Rental Trailer
    Yes the etrailer hitch # e98854 that fits your 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan will do a great job towing a 5 x 8 rental trailer. You'll also need trailer wiring too like with the Tekonsha # 118534 to control the taillights of the trailer. They'll let you borrow a ball mount so I wouldn't worry about buying one at this time.
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  • What Bolts Are Used to Install the etrailer Hitch for 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan
    The etrailer # e98854 mounts using the existing M10 and M12 bolts that should be present on the frame. If you need replacement hardware to install this hitch you can use the part # RHK, and when you navigate to the page put this part number of the hitch - # e98854 in the field that says hitch item number.
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  • Trailer Hitch that Fits 2009 Chrysler Town and Country that Doesn't Require Fascia Trimming
    For the etrailer hitch # e98854 that fits your 2009 Chrysler Town and Country the instructions state that fascia trimming is most likely needed for the Town and Country models like you have. The Draw Tite # 75579 that fits your vehicle does not have any trimming listed so it may be your best option.
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  • Parts Needed To Tow a Trailer with a 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan
    The parts needed to tow a trailer with a 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan are a trailer hitch, trailer wiring harness, and ball mount/hitch ball. For a trailer hitch, the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver part # e98854 is what I highly recommend as it has an easy bolt-on install, hidden crosstube, and matte finish. For a trailer wiring harness, the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness part # 118534 for a 4-way (no trailer brakes) or part # 22121 for a 7-way (trailer brakes) are excellent reliable, plug-in-play...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2013 Town and Country Touring with Stow and Go Seating
    Yes. The etrailer Hitch # e98854 is a confirmed fit on the 2013 Chrysler Town and Country with the Stow and Go seats. This hitch has a 2" receiver that has a durable powder coated finish. If you're going to be towing with this hitch you'll also need a wiring harness, ball mount and hitch ball. For wiring I recommend using the Tekonsha # 118534 which will provide an easy installation that plugs in behind the tail lights on your Town and Country. I prefer the Tekonsha harnesses since...
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  • Trailer Wiring Harness That Fits 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan
    We do have a trailer wiring harness that is a fit for a 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan, but it is different than the part you mentioned. The correct fit for a trailer wiring harness for an '09 Grand Caravan is: - T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector # 118552 I confirmed this is a fit with the manufacturer for you and added a link to a video showing an install on a similar year Grand Caravan that you can use as a guide. If you need a hitch I recommend the etrailer...
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  • What Trailer Hitch Fits a 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan with Stow-N-Go Seats
    All of our trailer hitches will actually accommodate the Stow-N-Go seats in your 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan! Out of the available options I recommend going with a 2" receiver as it is compatible with more accessories than the 1-1/4" options. All of our 2" receivers mount the exact same way so I recommend installing the etrailer Trailer Hitch # e98854. This has a tongue weight (TW) rating of 400 lbs and a gross towing weight (GTW) rating of 4,000 lbs. when used with a weight distribution...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendation for 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T
    First let's start with a hitch for your 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan so you can tow a boat trailer. For that I recommend the etrailer.com hitch part # e98854 because it has more capacity than you'll need, is a 2 inch size which is the most common and easiest to get accessories for, and because only the hitch opening hangs below the rear bumper which will give you a mostly concealed look. I attached an install video and picture for this hitch for you to check out as well. Then for trailer...
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  • Who Can Install etrailer.com Class III Trailer Hitch on 2014 Chrysler Town and Country
    Yes, a local mechanic or shop with some experience should have no problem installing a trailer hitch like the etrailer.com Class III # E98854 that you referenced on your 2014 Chrysler Town and Country. This is a relatively straightforward install process that doesn't require any drilling since the custom brackets are designed to line up to existing holes in the vehicle's frame. The manufacturer estimates an install time of only around 25 minutes for a professional. All the necessary...
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