Menu Icon

Will Curt E5 Fifth Wheel Hitch with Universal Install Kit # C16116 Fit A 2011 Dodge 2500 Long Bed


Will this 5th wheel hitch and brackets work with a 2011 Dodge 2500 long box pickup?

Expert Reply:

The Curt E5 Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch with Rails and Universal Installation Kit, part # C16116, includes the base rails and the universal installation kit. I spoke with my contact at Curt and he said the universal installation kit will fit on a 2011 Dodge Ram 2500 with 8 foot bed.

I would recommend to use the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel Installation Kit for Dodge Ram, part # C16420-104, which is the custom installation kit. The custom kit uses the same base rails, but will use custom installation brackets that are vehicle specific. The custom fit brackets will mount to existing holes in the vehicles frame and cuts the installation time in half when compared with universal brackets. Also, the price difference between the universal and the custom brackets is minimal. I am including a link to the installation instructions on the # C16420-104 custom installation kit.

The Curt E5 16K Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch, part # C16115, is the hitch that will come in the part # C16116, and will also be the hitch you will use with the custom installation kit, part # C16420-104, on your 2011 Dodge Ram 2500 with 8 foot bed.

expert reply by:

Ask The Experts a Question >>

Products Referenced in This Question

Product Page this Question was Asked From

Similar Expert Q&A Pages

See More Q&A Expert Answers >>

About Us
photos and videos

Original Photos & Videos

Produced to make sure you know what you are getting and you get exactly what you need.


Installations Completed

To make sure products work and fit the way they are supposed to.

etrailer call center

Phone Calls & Emails Answered

1,125,924 phone calls and 1,350,587 emails to help find the right solution.

etrailer training

Average Hours of Product Training

We get to know our products firsthand so experts can better help you.

etrailer service

Years of Quality Customer Service

Assisting our neighbors and customers, face to face at the counter.

etrailer experts

Pages of Expert Information

Created to make sure you have all the answers to your questions, from real experts.