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  1. Fifth Wheel Hitch
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  4. 16000 lbs GTW
  5. Above Bed Rails
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Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Slide Bar Jaw - 16,000 lbs

Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Slide Bar Jaw - 16,000 lbs

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Is this right For you? Product Expert Kathleen M says:

Yes, if you:

  • Only need a reliable, bare bones hitch
  • Have a relatively lightweight trailer that you tow only a couple times a year for short treks
  • Use your truck for more than towing a 5th wheel and need to be able to take the hitch out easily

No, if you:

  • Are bothered by chucking when coming to a stop or taking off
  • Feel reassured by getting a more overbuilt hitch to haul around your camper
Sturdy, secure fifth-wheel hitch features an adjustable height to fit your towing needs. Dual-pivot head includes Permalube bushings, a slide-bar jaw and an anti-rattle skid plate for a smooth, quiet ride. Rails and installation kit sold separately. 1-800-940-8924 to order CURT fifth wheel hitch part number C16115 or order online at Free expert support on all CURT products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Slide Bar Jaw - 16,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel Hitch reviews from real customers.
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CURT Fifth Wheel Hitch - C16115

  • Fixed Fifth Wheel
  • 16000 lbs GTW
  • CURT
  • Above Bed Rails
  • Double Pivot
  • Economy - Slide-Bar Jaw
  • 13-1/4 - 17 Inch Tall
  • 4000 lbs Vertical Load

Sturdy, secure fifth-wheel hitch features an adjustable height to fit your towing needs. Dual-pivot head includes Permalube bushings, a slide-bar jaw and an anti-rattle skid plate for a smooth, quiet ride. Rails and installation kit sold separately.


  • 5th-Wheel hitch mounts in your truck bed so you can tow your 5th-wheel trailer
  • Auto-locking, slide-bar jaw mechanism provides superior security
    • Rear tension bar works with slide bar to clamp around king pin, minimizing rattle and movement
  • 4-Position height adjustment for multiple towing applications
  • 2-Pin head removal makes it easy for 1 person to remove hitch
  • Dual-pivoting head with 10-degree lateral movement for simple hookup
    • Permalube pivot bushings increase hitch life and reduce maintenance
  • Anti-rattle skid plate provides smooth, quiet ride
    • Nylon lube plate (sold separately) will help to prevent scratches on skid plate and to let king pin glide smoothly into hitch during hookup
  • Simple installation with base rails and installation kit (sold separately)
    • Compatible with B&W, Curt, Demco, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley above-bed base rails
  • Sturdy, steel construction with carbide black finish


  • Gross towing weight: 16,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 4,000 lbs
  • Hitch height: 13" - 17"
  • 5-Year limited warranty

Note: This fifth-wheel hitch is compatible with rotating pin boxes, such as the Reese Sidewinder, Reese Revolution, and 5th Airborne Sidewinder, only when used with a wedge (sold separately).

E16 5th Wheel Jaw

Simple, Secure Hookup

With a dual-pivoting head that offers 10 degrees of lateral movement, the E16 fifth-wheel hitch makes hookup a snap, even on unlevel ground. Once the king pin slides into the hitch, the auto-locking, slide-bar jaw secures it in place. A unique feature of the E16 is the rear steel tension bar within the jaw that activates upon hookup to clamp down on the king pin, providing a tighter grip that maximizes security and minimizes rattle.

16115 Curt E16 5th Wheel Hitch - 16,000 lbs

Installation Details C16115 Installation instructions

Customer Reviews

Curt E16 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Slide Bar Jaw - 16,000 lbs - C16115

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (338 Customer Reviews)

Sturdy, secure fifth-wheel hitch features an adjustable height to fit your towing needs. Dual-pivot head includes Permalube bushings, a slide-bar jaw and an anti-rattle skid plate for a smooth, quiet ride. Rails and installation kit sold separately.


The hitch looks great as shipped from etrailer. The problem was UPS destroyed the package and hitch. I have just started the claims process through UPS. I have always had great success with everything coming from etrailer until now. It was obvious the box had been dropped numerous times. It had been retapped a few times trying to hold it together. The steel crossmember was bent in two directions. It cannot be used which makes this hitch worthless. I see no fault with etrailer (except I recommend putting the cardboard package inside a heavier box to help UPS prevent damage). This package is around ninety pounds shipping in a thin cardboard box. I will be ordering a new hitch from etrailer and hoping for a better shipping experience. I have to postpone my vacation due to not having a working hitch.

I will have our Customer Service team reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 04/04/2022


The hitch was damaged in shipping. They replaced it quickly. Their customer service was a pleasant surprise. They also have excellent installation videos. I recommend etrailer for their prices and customer service.


Great entry level fifth wheel, I don’t use it on a daily basis but have used it enough to say it is a great entry level fifth wheel, it does have some slack because it is a slide-bar hitch, but other than that it works great with no problems.


E-trailer made the order process very easy, and the shipping was much faster than I expected. The boxes arrived in fairly good condition, but the hitch arms were scratched up due to poor internal packaging. Since the hitch was packed in an E-Trailer box, I assume they repackaged this product.
Otherwise, the Curt hitch and custom rails seem to be very good products for the money!

The E16 hitch is adequate. I get a lot of clunking when starting and stopping due to the straight locking bar style hitch. I wish now that I would have spent more money and got a hitch that had locking jaws that clamped around the pin.
Alvin S - 09/21/2021


Well packed, free 5 days shipping, easy to assemble and nice looking hitch. Im extra amazed because i can remove the king pin base/head from the bridge leg assembly to easily transport them. Still not tested with the coach. Practically no lateral movement and have the suspicion bushings. Very firm and easy mechanisms. Do not leave the gate open for long term because could damage the main spring. I plan to pull a 11k 334FWFLS. Nothing compared to this hitch in this price range. I will add some extra feedback after couple travels.

More than 1000 miles pulling a 38 fifth wheel and still like new
Julio - 11/12/2018


Heavy duty and fit was great


It is just what I wanted, coming from the world of big trucks, I wanted a hitch that auto snaps closed, it does just that, it mounted right in my old Reese plate system on 22” center, so far I am very happy not only with the hitch, but also the price and the customer service from
E trailer, thanks for the support . Chris S.

I still love it less work for me, you back in it locks your done, and unlock is easy pull the handle never sticks love it!!!
Chris - 05/17/2021


The hitch arrived very fast, and was boxed well. It doesn't come assembled in order to reduce the shipping size, but it's super easy to assemble. Just four 1/2" bolts attach the legs to the main crossmember, and one small 3/16" bolt attaches the lever release arm. In all, it only took about 15 minutes to assemble and set in the truck. It even comes with the hitch pins needed to install on your rails. The only thing you'll need that's not included is about 4 to 8, 1/2" washers. Very happy with the hitch, and always look to for my replacement hauling/trailer parts!


Haven't had a chance to use the hitch yet but I got it installed without too much trouble. It took about 4 hours to install, the frame mounting brackets and rails, at a leisurely pace. The unit seems to be very sturdy and it is certainly built heavy. I'm looking forward to testing it out soon.


I bought the curt fifth wheel and base to convert my B&W turnover ball and this thing fits perfectly it went together smoothly and in under an hour easily highly reccomend


Its a great product and with the rail kit it makes an awesome beast for towing. It has provided great service and satisfaction so far.


This hitch was very easy to put on. We use it to pull our camper several times last summer. We have not had any problems hooking or unhooking from the hitch. Looking forward to another season camping. Thanks etrailer

Still working great. We used it alot last summer and plan on putting it to good use this summer.
William B - 02/01/2021


I am very pleased with my purchase from etrailer. I bought a fifth wheel hitch to haul my fifth wheel trailer and have had no problems with the installation or using it and have had it one year. I would recommend this purchase to anyone who needs a quality fifth wheel at an economy price.
Pat R. Madera, California

Pat R - 04/24/2018


Came ahead of schedule! Got lot's of help from Paul B. Will update when I get a chance to get it in place.


Product made it with no missing parts. etrailer "pallet wrapped" the 93 lb. 5th wheel hitch. Outer box still sustained damage, but maintained the inner box. etrailer succeeded where two other venders failed to deliver intact packages.
etrailer has a new, repeating customer.

The hitch release handle is quite sticky. I have used silicone spray and last week applied some grease. Doesnt want to close all the way and needs to be coaxed into total closure.
James D - 07/11/2019


The Product was nice and worth the money, the packaging for shipping was really poor. The shipping was very fast but when we received it, one part was damaged with dents and scratches. We are very unsatisfied with that. We paid 400 for a hitch that is damaged and will rust. The parts in the hitch box were not wrapped for protection. Also, instead of putting it in a box that fit, they staples a million staples to make a box around the factory box. It was very unprofessional.

Pretty upset for the money we spent.


First the bolts were a little short. But they quickly sent longer ones. Slightly tight fitting in bed rails. Used it once got more tight. After the second time had to use two by four to pop it out.. After a couple more tines of use it won’t budge at all. I think the hitch is spreading out. Wouldn’t have taken much to beef it up with some kid of support going across near the bottom. Not as much side to side tip of the 5th wheel plate as advertised. Get much more than 1 1/2” you have to put block under the truck wheels to get unhooked. A little forward and backward movement of 5th wheel pin but not bad. Other wise it works good.


Here ya go


Wonderful Product. Installed easily in only 2.5 hours! Love it! The product is Great, however the service at is AMAZING! Terrific experience, incredibly fast shipping and a really competitive price! If I need it, and sells it, I'll buy it from them!!!!

I am so pleased with the Hitch and the kit, they have been trouble-free and the price and quality cant be beat. We just returned from a 2800 mile trip, and the Curt Hitch worked like a champ! Thanks for following up with me, and for offering such a Great Product! The Customer Service from etrailer is Wonderful!
Sean O - 03/05/2018


Was an easy install considering the age of our truck, 94 f250 diesel. Pulls very nice. Our 1st 5th wheel and where we will begin our retirement journey.


I was very happy with my new hitch. Being the first one I owned I wasn’t really sure what to expect but my Son and myself installed it in about 3.5 hours and saved about $800 in installation costs. The hardest part was drilling holes in my truck. (I really like my truck) Anyways, the hitch exceeded my expectation in quality and workmanship and would highly recommend as well as etrailer.


product was excellent. shipping packageing could have been better. product was too heavy for the packaging, which resulted in perforations in the box and led me to believe there was damage or missing parts. all parts were there and not damage, but I felt bad for the shipping co. who had to re tape up 50% of the box. the same was the situation with the goose neck to 5th. wheel conversion part that I received from you 3 weeks prior. but all was well there also.


Received Curt E16 fifth wheel hitch in just 3 days! Package was perfect condition! Rails were already installed on my truck so it took about 20 minutes to install! I added extra grease sliding bar and will hook up to fifth wheel in couple days! This is second order from E trailer for me and both were 5 star! I will be making more purchases from Etrailer! EF Garcia


I received my 16k 5th wheel mount in 2days as promised, the packaging was extremely well done and everything arrived in tact. Assembly took about 20 minutes about the same amount of time as it took to read the instruction manual. Assembly is simple and you don't need a lot of mechanical skill to assemble it. But you do need a torque wrench to do it by the book. I wasn't sure if the mount to rail pins came with the assembly but they do. I am very pleased with this purchase and I will look to etailer for any future trailer needs.


Very quality unit. Only had trouble with handle mounting as the tube was turned 180 degrees and I put handle on as instructions said and it was not lined up with grooves to pull hitch lock out. Took top back off and seen this so removed handle and put on in up position instead of down and was able to pull to line up grooves with slots and release hitch lock and lock it in down as it should be. Works real good and sets secure in rails and in hitch top. Real good fit with no rattles going down road when nothing is hitched.

Real good, handles any camper and works smooth.
Dan - 08/28/2016

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