Class II hitches are rated up to 3500 lbs gross trailer weight.                                           They have up to 300 lbs maximum trailer tongue weight.                                       (Tongue weight is usually rated at 10% of gross trailer weight capabilities)
Class II hitches generally have a 1-1/4" square receiver opening.

*A higher rated ball mount does not increase the towing capacity of the hitch.

Class IV hitches when used as weight carrying are rated up to 10,000 lbs gross trailer weight with a 1000 lbs maximum trailer tongue weight. (Tongue weight is usually rated at 10% of gross trailer weight capabilities)

Class IV hitches when used for weight distributing are rated up to 14,000 lbs gross trailer weight with a 1400 lbs maximum trailer tongue weight. (Tongue weight is usually rated at 10% of gross trailer weight capabilities)

Class IV hitches can be weight carrying and weight distributing hitches depending on the vehicle and hitch specifications.

Not all Class IV hitches are rated to be both. See the specific hitch for that information. This information will generally be placed on a sticker located on the hitch.

A Class IV hitch usually has a 2" square receiver opening.

To use this class of hitch for weight distribution requires a weight distribution system.

Class IV hitches attach to the vehicle frame.

*A higher rated ball mount does not increase the towing capacity of the hitch.

Class III hitches when used as weight carrying hitch are rated up to 6000 lbs gross trailer weight with a 600 lbs maximum trailer tongue weight rating (Tongue weight is usually rated at 10% of gross trailer weight capabilities)

Class III hitches when used for weight distributing are rated up to 10,000 lbs gross trailer weight with a 1000 lbs maximum trailer tongue weight (Tongue weight is usually rated at 10% of gross trailer weight capabilities)

Class III hitches can be used as weight carrying and also as weight distributing hitches depending on the vehicle and hitch specifications.

Not all Class III hitches are rated to be both. This information will generally be placed on a sticker located on the hitch.

A Class III hitch usually has a 2" square receiver opening.

To use this class of hitch for weight distribution requires a weight distribution system.

Class III hitches attach to the vehicles frame.

*A higher rated ball mount does not increase the towing capacity of the hitch.

Class V hitches when used as weight carrying are rated up to 12,000 lbs gross trailer weight with a 1200 lbs maximum trailer tongue weight. (Tongue weight is usually rated at 10% of gross trailer weight capabilities)

Class V hitches when used for weight distributing are rated up to 17,000 lbs gross trailer weight with a 1700 lbs maximum trailer tongue weight. (Tongue weight is usually rated at 10% of gross trailer weight capabilities)

Class V hitches can be weight carrying and weight distributing hitches depending on the vehicle and hitch specifications.

A Class V hitch has a 2-1/2" square receiver opening.

To use this class of hitch for weight distribution requires a weight distribution system.

Class V hitches attach to the vehicle frame.

​*Make sure the ball and mount used with this class of hitch are rated high enough to match the weight rating required.

Class I hitches are rated up to 2000 lbs gross trailer weight.                                They have up to 200 lbs maximum trailer tongue weight.                                        (Tongue weight is usually rated at 10% of gross trailer weight capabilities)            Class I hitches generally have a 1-1/4" square receiver opening.

*A higher rated ball mount does not increase the towing capacity of the hitch.

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