Class 3 Trailer Hitch
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Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch

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The CURT class 3 trailer hitch is the most common type of trailer hitch installed on full-size pickup trucks and SUVs. It is also found on full-size cars, crossover SUVs, minivans and mid-size trucks. That is because the class 3 packs the punch of a heavyweight hitch while still staying light on its feet. This CURT class 3 hitch offers a gross trailer weight capacity of 5,000 lbs. and a comparable tongue weight capacity of 500 lbs. It is designed to be a custom-fit trailer hitch for certain years of the Jeep Grand Cherokee (including Laredo and with skid shield) (to verify your vehicle compatibility, see the CURT application guide at curtmfg.com). It features a round tube frame and comes with all necessary hardware for a complete installation.The 2" x 2" receiver tube opening of this class 3 hitch is able to accept a hitch-mounted accessory, such as a bike rack or cargo carrier, or a ball mount to tow most standard size trailers, including utility trailers, single-horse livestock trailers, boat trailers and large campers. One special feature about the class 3 that is not found in classes 1 or 2 is its compatibility with a weight distribution hitch. When used in combination with a WD hitch, this class 3's gross trailer weight capacity increases to 6,000 lbs. and the tongue weight capacity to 600 lbs. (NOTE: Never exceed the lowest weight capacity of any towing component).CURT class 3 trailer hitches are engineered to be strong and capable, having a quality steel frame and a solid finish. They are put through strenuous testing before being deemed ready for market and come with two coatings -- a liquid Bonderite coating and a powder coat in high-gloss black -- that cure together to form a strong resistance against rust, scratching, UV damage and other wear. Our hitches are our pride, and as such, we back them up with a limited lifetime warranty and a one-year finish warranty.

Product Features:
  • Made with a vehicle-specific design for a custom fit
  • Tested for safety in accordance with SAE J684
  • Precisely welded for superior strength and fit
  • Constructed with a sleek, round-tube main body
  • Protected by a durable high-gloss black powder coat finish
  • Co-cured in a rust-resistant liquid Bonderite coating
  • Strengthened with a forged, welded, seamless collar
  • Equipped with an open-back receiver for easy cleaning
  • Backed by a limited lifetime warranty
  • Made in USA
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Attachment Location:Vehicle Frame or Bumper (Varies by Application)
Drilling Required:No
Hitch Class:III
Maximum Gross Towing Weight Carrying:5000 lbs
Maximum Gross Towing Weight Distributing:6000 lbs
Maximum Tongue Weight Carrying:500 lbs
Maximum Tongue Weight Distributing:600 lbs
Mounting Hardware Included:Yes
Mounting Type:Bolt-On
Outlet Quantity:Powder Coat
Receiver Size:2 in
Type:Custom

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CurtClass 3 Trailer Hitch
 
4.2

(based on 9 reviews)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (3)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (4)
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    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Not a perfect fit. Very disappointed

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from Woodstock Valley, CT

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Pros

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use
    • Incompatible

    Best Uses

      Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

      Holes were off by 1/4 inch. Very disappointed with quality. Will try a Reese and see what happens.

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      5.0

      I Highly Recommend This

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      from Rainsville, Al.

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      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • High-Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

        I was hesitant to buy the Curt Class III Receiver Hitch.Since mine didn't come with one from the factory. It installed without a problem.It fit just as Advance said it would I Highly recommend this Receiver Hitch for 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo.

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        5.0

        i would buy this product again

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        from Bloomington MD

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        Pros

        • Durable
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

          This hitch was installed on a 2001 Jeep grand Cherokee. The hitch was easy to install, took four bolts out of frame and it bolted right on. I am very happy and satisfied with this product

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          4.0

          Somewhat tough fit, but good product.

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          from Evergreen, CO.

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          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Cars
              • Trucks

              Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

              Great service, delivery and price.

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              • No

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              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              easy install

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              from Tampa, FL.

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              Pros

              • Easy to install

              Cons

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                  Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

                  Bolts right in place. I had skid pan on mine & it fit with no issuses at all. Took about 30 min. Had help lifting up, a little akward to do by self. Cleared molding of rear bumper with no problem.

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                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Hooks right up, no cutting .

                  By 

                  from Lincolnton, NC

                  About Me Travel and fisherman

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                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • High-Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

                    Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

                    Direct fit, easy to install. No cutting the bumper. Really strong and solid.

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                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Fit perfectly

                    By 

                    from Knoxville, TN

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Trucks

                      Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

                      The hitch fit my 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee perfectly. The install was simple, but it was a little difficult to get into position alone. This is a two person install. Air tools made it go a little faster too.

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                      5.0

                      Perfect Fit

                      By 

                      from Margaritaville, USA

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                      Pros

                      • Easy Installation
                      • Good Quality
                      • Looks good
                      • Packed Well

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Towinghauling

                        Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

                        Installed by myself. Would definitely be easier for two people. Should install in 30 minutes.

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                        5.0

                        Awesome Hitch easy installation

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                        from terre haute, indiana

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                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Great Load Capacity
                        • Great Powdercoat
                        • Great price

                        Cons

                        • Heavy
                        • Need 2 people to install

                        Best Uses

                        • Many accessories
                        • Tow Recovery

                        Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

                        I love it I use it all the time for lots of things looks great on my jeep grand Cherokee.

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                          Does this product come with wiring
                          Asked on 6/18/2014 by Bluestreak from Montgomery, AL

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                            A:

                            I'm happy to help, Bluestreak! This Curt Class III 2 in. Receiver Hitch does not include a wiring kit. Wiring is not included because the wiring is application specific. Curt has two options for your wiring, Part No. 55381 which adds a 4-way flat to the OEM 7-way equipped with the tow package. Part No. 55369 is for the vehicles that are not equipped with the tow package.

                            Answered on 6/20/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
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