How Hard is it to Install a Trailer Hitch on a 2014 Kia Rio


Hello. I am interested in this product but want to know if it is easy for a novice to install without lifting the car, etc. Please let me know as I would love to purchase this but dont want to pay to have it installed. Please let me know.

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Take a look at the video I have linked showing installation of Draw-Tite hitch # 24884 on a vehicle. The vehicle in the video shares the same frame as your 2014 Kia Rio. So all things being equal the installation in the video will be basically identical on your car.

If you want to use the hitch for an accessory such as a bike rack or cargo carrier then you have to make sure the accessory is rated for use with a Class I trailer hitch. Also, with a bike rack, you are limited to 2 bikes maximum on a Class I hitch. I have linked the Class I compatible 2-bike racks and cargo carriers for you.

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