HITCHES CLASS 1-5

Trailer hitches are grouped into 5 classes by the gross weight and tongue weight they can support.

Tow Rating

When choosing a trailer hitch do not forget to check the tow rating of your car or truck. Most sedans can only handle class 1 or class 2 hitches.

Class 1 Reciever Hitch

Up to 2,000 lbs. GTW and up to 200 lbs. TW.

1 1/4″ receiver.

Class 2 Reciever Hitch

Up to 3,500 lbs. GTW and up to 350 lbs. TW.

1 1/4″ receiver.

Class 3 Reciever Hitch

A class 3 trailer hitch will hold most small boats and campers. For larger items use a class 5 trailer hitch.

Up to 6,000 lbs. WC, 10,000 lbs. WD and ranging from 600 lbs. to 1,000 lbs. TW. 2″ receiver, Gloss black finish.

Class 4 Reciever Hitch

Up to 8,000 lbs. WC, 12,000 lbs. WD and ranging from 800 lbs. to 1,200 lbs. TW. 2″ receiver, Gloss black finish.

Class 5 Reciever Hitch

Up to 12,000 lbs. WC, 14,000 lbs. WD and up to 1,400 lbs. TW.
2″ receiver, Gloss black finish.