Class 3 Trailer Hitch
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Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch

Part No. 13081 Warranty Details  

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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 4,000 lbs. and a comparable tongue weight capacity of 400 lbs. It is designed to be a custom-fit trailer hitch for certain years of the Jeep Patriot or Jeep Compass (to verify your vehicle compatibility, see the CURT application guide at It features a square 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 (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
  • 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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super easy


from Bartow,

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  • Easy To Install
  • Lightweight


  • Cannot Use The Tow Hook

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    Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

    Super easy to install the directions are straight forward and exact.the product does not recommend the use of the tow hook but after checking with Jeep the factory bolts are plenty strong enough to reinstall.

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    • Q:

      Do you install hitches ?
      Asked on 6/24/2016 by sam from rutherford nj

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        No, Sam! We do not undertake any repairs at our stores at this time. Our stores can only install new batteries which are purchased at our store and we offer FREE Wiper Installation with purchase, FREE Oil & Battery Recycling. Please click the below link to view the installation instruction of this Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch - Part No. 13081:

        Answered on 6/26/2016 by Solomon from AAP
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      can this be used on front of vehicle or do they make a front recever for 2012 jeep patroit
      Asked on 12/29/2012 by dan from ocean city n.j.

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        The Curt Class III; 2 in. Receiver Hitch (Part No. 13081) is for front. The exact fit front receiver hitch for your 2012 Jeep patriot is currently unavailable online. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

        Answered on 12/30/2012 by Steve from AAP
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