What is a class 2 trailer hitch?

Answer Trailer hitches are rated differently according to how much weight they can carry. There are several different ratings, called classes 1 through 4 or I through IV.BasicsTrailer hitches are rated fo... Read More »

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What is a Class III trailer hitch?

Typically, a Class III trailer hitch can tow up to 5,000 lbs. of gross trailer weight and 500 lbs. of tongue weight, explains U-Haul. Alternately, the term can apply to any hitch with a 2-inch rece... Read More »

What is tongue weight for a class 2 trailer hitch?

The maximum trailer tongue weight for a Class II trailer hitch is 350 lbs. To be safe, the total loaded trailer weight must not exceed 3,500 lbs.Source:U-Haul

Can a class 2 trailer be used on a class 1 hitch?

A class 2 trailer can be pulled on a class 1 hitch, as long as the gross trailer weight and tongue weight don't exceed class 1 limits. Gross trailer weight maximum for a class 1 hitch is 2,000 pou... Read More »

Do new SUVs always come with a trailer hitch?

New sport utility vehicles (SUVs) don't always come standard with a trailer hitch. Many SUV models have factory-installed towing packages, including the trailer hitch. However, for most models of n... Read More »