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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 e98909 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Hitch - e98909

  • etrailer
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 8000 lbs GTW
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • 800 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
    • Utilizes existing holes in frame and factory 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


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 8,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 10,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 800 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 1,000 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.


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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" - e98909

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (64 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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Very solid hitch. It took me about 1.5 hours to install. The biggest problem is getting the bolts out, they are pretty tough to get out. One thing I would highly recommend, it is something they tell you to do, but I did not do a good job of it and it cost me an extra 1/2 hour. Clean out the threads before installing the 8 bolts. I did not do a good job and the bolts would not go in all the way. I took them back out, cleaned the threads and the bolts went in without a problem. Now a quick review of etailer.com: You rock! My hitch showed up with damage that was caused from shipping, the box was all ripped apart and the hitch was bent. After a quick email and a very fast response, the new hitch was on the way. Less than 48 hours later the new hitch was at my door. Thank You etrailer.com keep up the Great Work!!!


Comments
Things are still going great. Once again I would highly recommend etrailer. After 1 year of use it has been flawless. Thank You!!!
Kc - 04/27/2021


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Chevrolet Colorado

AS far as the product, first impressions are great! Bought this as a gift for my dad and his '19 Chevy Colorado. I purchase this and the wiring harness. Awaiting until Christmas for an install. My only complaint was the shipping. My wife and I have had too many issues with UPS in the pass and the delivery of these items were no different. Although the items showed up early, I can't get over UPS lying stating a delivery attempt was made. I have Ring video of the time they are stating that says otherwise. Then once the items finally arrived the next day, the box containing the harness was fine but the hitch looks as if it had been dragged around and dropped. You can see from the pictures that the wrapping isn't sufficient to protect it from drops. So, as I said, I would look into shipping with someone else.



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The hitch didn't have a bracket to bolt the support from the spare tire carrier cross member to the hitch. Other than that it bolted to the frame perfectly and fits fine



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2020 Chevrolet Colorado

Truck did not come with a decent hitch. The etrailer hitch met my needs to be able to tow my camper easily. The installation was exactly like the video that was prepared by etrailer employees. It was easy once the original bolts were removed. Better than an original hitch from the factory. Hitch was tweaked by delivery and etrailer staff provided excellent ideas to help me straighten the hitch so it fit perfectly. Great support after the sale.



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2018 Chevrolet Colorado

Excellent quality and fitment. The install video provided made the work very easy with clear step by step process. Hitch is perfect solution for my use for occasional towing. The factory setup on my Colorado did not include a frame mounted hitch receiver, only a bumper ball mount. This hitch allows for a more secure, safe load at full capacity of my truck. I like the design that keeps the hitch bar hidden behind the bumper, but allows for easy access to the receiver and a flat bottom safety chain plate.



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2019 Chevrolet Colorado



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Awesome well built hitch, came in really fast to. On a side note GM used red thread locker when they put the bolts in from the factory and that was the hardest part was getting the 4 bolts out to put the new hitch in.



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2019 Chevrolet Colorado

Not to happy about how the hitch was packaged. By the time I received it the wrapping material was ripped, I'm sure during shipping, and paint was rubbed off down to bare metal in areas. I'll need to touch up those areas. Happy about quick shipment and overall satisfied with the hitch.



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Installed on 08/11/2020. It looks great on the vehicle. This was a major step up from the one that was first on my Vehicle.



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2021 Chevrolet Colorado

This hitch fit like a glove on our 2021 Chevy Colorado. Build quality is excellent. I definitely recommend watching the video by Brian before you get started, it's very helpful. Shipping was fast, received the order 2 days after it was placed. etrailer.com is highly recommended.



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2018 Chevrolet Colorado

I have to say, I am highly impressed. This was totally worth it. Not only did they have the exact product, but they even have video's pertaining to your specific vehicle. Totally worth it. I would recommend them, and return for a different vehicle.



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2021 GMC Canyon

Received hitch today, box was split open on end but hitch looks perfect. Looks like box split open simply because hitch is very heavy, no wonder box split open. Paint on hitch not even scratched, looks like it was loaded coated. Will install when it's warmer out.



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2018 Chevrolet Colorado

Hitch looks really good on my 2018 Chevy Colorado and is very solid and well built. My dad and I eventually got it to fit, but we had to hammer the panels that bolt into the frame rail out slightly as the frame rails were about 1/4” to 1/2” wider than the hitch. Once we got those little panels on the outside of the frame rail, we need to hammer it up into place to align the holes. Not too big of a deal. This hitch also doesn’t have the 2 little hookups for the spare tire guard piece that you have to take off the original bar. I can’t find a reason for it to be necessary though, so I didn’t worry about trying to remount it. All in all, looks good, feels solid, and will get the job done! Excellent shipping time for such a large product too. I believe I ordered on a Friday night and it made it from Missouri to Mckinney, Texas by Wednesday.



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A year later and is still in perfect shape and looks factory. It is super sturdy and was a little difficult to install but once we got the bolts lined up, it was super strong.



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Box was damaged and after taking out crossmember was thinking not going to fit. After measuring and looking at hitch figured out what the problem was. Hitch was bent so after a hour of pounding with a hammer it bolted right up. Tough time getting the bumper to tighten back up. 4 hours later it’s done



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great hitch great price great service



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2016 GMC Canyon

Hitch was just as advertised. The 2 arms where it bolts on were bent in 1/2 inch. Had to take a sledge hammer to get the right measurement. Just a couple light taps and it was good. I think it got bent in shipping because the cardboard box was a little big and it was flopping around a lot. I like the Hitch a lot, and highly recommend it. Thanks for reading my review



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2018 Chevrolet Colorado

I must say that it did take me a little longer because the shipper must have dropped the hitch on both ends because the side flanges were bent inward and took some pounding to get them back in line with the frame. (Glad I had my grandson here to help). All in all I would recommend some addition packing on the ends of the box but I am happy with the end results. I was very pleased with the fit and appearance of the hitch receiver once installed. I will ust this for light duty trailering and hauling maintenance equipment.



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Hitch is a beast but poor packing caused the powder coating to wear off to bare metal in several places. I used some fegukar spray paint to cover to help prevent rust. Rather disappointed since I wanted powder coat to prevent rusting



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Only issue was the box came almost destroyed. I think the hitch is OK and will know in a few days. Thank you for your help in selecting the correct items.



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2020 Ram 3500

I love the trailer hitch except for the fact it doesn't have the mount for the spare tire shed that was on the factory 3500 lb hitch installed by chevrolet.. I assumed your hitch had the mount because it seamed a standard piece on all the other manufacturers i was looking at.



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Difficult to install alone, just because the bolt points. Its heavy. Overall the part fit correctly, even has some hook loops.



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The hitch is as advertised. A really well built piece of equipment at a great price. I installed the hitch on a 2019 Chevy Colorado. The only problem with installation was a miss-aligned slot in the driver's side vertical plate that slides between the frame and the bumper bracket. The front slot was approximately 1/6" to low in the bracket and would not allow the bolt to be installed. I had to open the slot on the top side with a Dremel grinder to get the bolt in. I was able to enlarge the slot with the hitch installed. Otherwise, the installation was straight forward.



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2021 Chevrolet Colorado

I have not gotten the chance to install yet, but was pleased with the instructions and videos available to show how to do. It was delivered quickly. The product looks to be well built and will meet my needs.


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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for a 2020 Chevy Colordao
    I recommend the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98909 for your 2020 Chevy Colorado for a few reasons; it features a hidden crosstube so that only the receiver is visible and then it has a matte black finish which not only makes it look more durable than a glossy finish, but it also plays the part as it does a better job of covering up any dings from road debris. Since you will be using this for towing you also need the Wiring Kit # HM11141144 as well as a ball mount. For the ball...
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  • Differences Between etrailer Brand and Curt Trailer Hitches for 2020 Chevy Colorado
    The differences between the Curt # C13203 and the etrailer branded # e98909 are primarily cosmetic. Both hitches would be mainly concealed behind the bumper, with only the receiver tube and the safety chain hooks being visible. The Curt uses a round tube crossbar with a glossy finish, the etrailer brand hitch uses a square crossbar with a matte finish. The cosmetic appearance really won't matter much as most of the hitch is concealed anyway. The Curt hitch has s higher capacity than...
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  • What Hitch do you Recommend for the 2020 Chevrolet Colorado?
    For your 2020 Colorado I really like the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish part # e98909 it offers a great finish that really holds up well and the matte finish is really nice looking. It also offers a 800 lb tongue weight rating and a 8000 lb. gross trailer weight rating. The exception to that is if you plan on using weight distribution then the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 76004 is the way to go. As far as wiring the Hopkins...
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    I took a look at the online owner's manual for your 2018 Chevy Colorado and it looks like as long as you have the 3.6L V6 (not the ZR2) then you definitely can safely tow up to a 7K trailer. With that being said, there are a few things to note; like how much weight you have in the pickup, if the 5,500 lbs for the trailer is GVWR (gross vehicle weight rating) or if that's the dry weight, and that you'll need both a brake controller and a weight distribution system. I'm assuming you already...
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    We have just the trailer hitch receiver you are looking for. I recommend the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98909 you were looking at as it is a confirmed fit for your 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 4x4. The etrailer # e98909 has a tough matte black powder coat finish that will protect the hitch from wear and tear, and will install nicely with only the receiver being shown as you can see in the included picture. The etrailer # e98909 has a maximum tongue weight capacity of 800lbs,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver Compatible with 2019 GMC Canyon Step Bumper
    For your 2019 GMC Canyon, the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" # e98909 will be a great choice. The mounting location won't interfere with your bumper steps and the capacities of hitches are often stronger than the trucks they are mounted on simply because they are independently tested. You will be restricted to the capacity of your truck which will tow the boat you referenced without issue. I attached a video of the 2020 Colorado...
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    For a trailer hitch, I recommend the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receivever # e98909 because it installs beneath the rear bumper for a nice, clean look and it's going to give you the standard 2 inch receiver you need to use your bike rack. If you're planning on towing a small utility trailer and your Canyon didn't come with a factory 7-Way, you'll also need to install a trailer wiring harness. For a plug and play 4-pole flat, I recommend # HM11141164. Otherwise, you can hardwire # HM40975-11998,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver Fit for 2021 Chevy Colorado
    The trailer hitch receiver that will fit your 2021 Chevy Colorado WT - and in fact will fit all models of 2021 Chevy Colorado - is the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98909. This is a Class III hitch with a 2" receiver and is a bolt-on installation so no drilling is required into your truck's frame. It also has a really nice matte black finish which is going to do a much better job of hiding the inevitable nicks and scratches than other hitches with a glossier coat. I have added a...
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    The etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98909 does not include hardware as it reuses the factory hardware that holds in the bumper support bracket on your 2019 Chevrolet Colorado. The 7-Pole and 4-Pole Trailer Connector Sockets w/ Mounting Bracket and Wiring # HM40975-11998 will be what you need to have the trailer wiring installed on your truck. This will fit in place of the cover on the left of your license plate already on your Colorado's rear bumper. It does provide connectors for...
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  • Difference Between Curt and etrailer Trailer Hitch Receivers for 2020 Chevy Colorado
    There is only one difference between the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13176 and etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98909 that fit your 2020 Chevrolet Colorado, which is the finish. The Curt trailer hitch has a glossy black finish while the etrailer hitch has a matte black finish; other than that everything is equal, such as their 6,000 lb towing/900 lb tongue weight capacities, as well as the installation. The two have hidden crosstubes which means only the receiver is showing...
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver for 2020 Chevy Colorado With the Most Ground Clearance
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  • Trailer Hitch for a 2019 GMC Canyon that Retains the Holding Bracket for the Spare Tire
    It sounds like you're looking for a hitch for your 2019 GMC Canyon that can still support the spare tire. If you meant something else, just let me know. For the hitch, I recommend the etrailer hitch, part # e98909. This Class III hitch has a 2" receiver with a gross trailer weight capacity of 8000 pounds and a gross tongue weight of 800 pounds. I've linked to a video installation of this hitch on a 2020 Chevrolet Colorado. The installation is the same for a 2019 Canyon. You'll see...
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