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Rear Mount Hitches

Rear mount trailer hitches come in a variety of classes based on weight capacities. From class 1 to class 5, the gross trailer weight capacity can range from 2,000 to 20,000 pounds. The most common class of rear mount hitch is the class 3. With a weight capacity of 8,000 pounds, the class 3 hitch is capable of accommodating many different towing applications including popup campers, boat trailers and livestock trailers. It can also be found as standard on a variety of vehicles with towing prep packages including full-size cars, trucks and SUVs.

Since rear mount hitches are designed to fit specific vehicles, not all five classes are available for use on any tow vehicle. Always choose a trailer hitch that matches the towing capacity of your vehicle. Even if you do not need it now, having the extra towing capacity can come in handy later down the road—especially since a towing system is only as strong as its lowest-rated component.

Southside Hitch offers rear mount hitches from top manufacturers like Curt, Draw-Tite, Reese and Stealth. Towing safety is our top priority which is why we only trust the most reliable brands of rear mount hitches. Our certified technicians can also help you choose the right hitch for the make and model of your vehicle.

If you need to have a rear mount hitch installed on your tow vehicle, call Southside Hitch at 804-378-1992 or visit our store in Midlothian. Our professional team will be glad to serve you. We can also handle all of your hitch repair and replacement needs too. For almost 30 years, Richmonders have relied on Southside Hitch for help with all of their hitch selections, installations and repairs.

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