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  3. Front Mount Hitch
  4. Custom Fit Hitch
  5. 500 lbs Vert Load
  6. 9000 lbs Line Pull
Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

Item # 65028
Our Price: $195.93
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Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more. 1-800-940-8924 to order Draw-Tite front receiver hitch part number 65028 or order online at Free expert support on all Draw-Tite products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2". Front Receiver Hitch reviews from real customers.
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Draw-Tite Front Receiver Hitch - 65028

  • Front Mount Hitch
  • Draw-Tite
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 500 lbs Vert Load
  • 9000 lbs Line Pull
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • Square Tube

Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more.


  • Front-mount hitch provides attachment point for hitch-mounted accessories
    • Winch, spare tire carrier, snowplow, cargo carrier and more
    • No more blindly backing trailer in - just hook it up and drive it forward
  • Custom fit is designed specifically for your vehicle
  • Computer-aided, fully welded steel construction ensures strength and durability
  • Tested Tough - safety and reliability criteria exceed industry standards
  • Easy, bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at
  • Black powder coat finish covers e-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Sturdy, square-tube design


  • Line pull: 9,000 lbs
  • Vertical load: 500 lbs
  • Gross trailer weight: 5,000 lbs
  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite's Tested Tough program provides testing standards far superior to those outlined by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the go-to source for engineering professionals.

Each Draw-Tite trailer hitch receiver undergoes extensive fatigue testing and static testing with the ball mount that is either supplied or recommended for use with that particular hitch, thus ensuring results that are applicable to real life use. Fatigue testing is also conducted on hitches rated for use with weight-distribution systems.

In addition, Draw-Tite performs static testing on a simulated automobile, as opposed to the rigid fixture used for SAE testing, resulting in a more true-to-life scenario. Technical Support

At we're committed to the products we sell, and to our customers. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are available via both phone and email to address your questions and concerns for the lifetime of your hitch. The technicians at etrailer perform hitch installations on a daily basis, making them a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers. The one-on-one, personal service you'll receive comes straight from an expert in the towing and automotive field. We've installed it, we've wired it and we've towed with it, so whatever your question, we can answer it.

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Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" - 65028

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (264 Customer Reviews)

Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more.


This is a great product. Was a perfect fit. This will make my camping and boating trips so much easier with the extra cargo sapce for the generator, extra propane tank and fuel canister. It also makes it easier for the to get under the hood with the step in front now. Thank You Etrailer!


Install went fairly easy with one person, However, if you have a second set of hands it would go easier. I carried a motorcycle rack hauling an old Honda CT trailbike. I secured the bike to the rack and the rack to the bumper with ratchet straps to minimize bouncing. I did notice a slight warp in the hitch half way through my roadtrip. It took a beating on that trip.

2002 Chevrolet Silverado

The hitch installed easily on the front of my truck and has given me more versatility in using my truck. In the summer I carry 3 bikes on a hitch rack when I go camping. I also hook up a 12000 lb. winch when needed. Sometimes I use the front hitch when moving my boat. This is a very sturdy and reliable hitch. Etrailer customer service is excellent.

Still works great
Erik - 09/01/2017

2007 Ford Excursion

Just received the hitch receiver today (no pun intended). Very easy, precise, 4 bolt assembly into the existing frame. Took about an hour to install for a non-mechanic like me. I really appreciate the versatility that I now have to put different attachments on the front of my truck. Note the ball and step in the pictures. Being lifted 6 inches, even I, at 6 ft 4 in. can't access the motor without the step. I plan to put a carrier on the front and carry a small motorcycle or bicycles when we are on our annual Arizona Snowbird excursion. In appreciate well built, well thought out and executed items.

The hitch receiver has proven very versatile. I have a lightweight snowplow attached to it. It works well. I would suggest using lock-tight on the bolts as they have a tendency to loosen up with all the snowplow-induced vibration.
Duke A - 03/26/2018

2004 Chevy 2500HD

This front hitch was extremely easy to install on my 2004 Chevy 2500HD. I was working by myself and using a floor jack.
If I would have followed direction and finger tighten the bolts and not tighten before all the bolts were started it would have been done in 20 minutes.

I would highly recommend this product!

Janet L - 05/26/2016

2011 GMC Sierra

This product was installed on my 2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD pickup. The install took me approximately 15-20 minutes using a floor jack and a battery operated impact driver. No modifications to the bumper fascia were needed, nor was it necessary to remove the factory tow hooks. Although it has not been tested, the build quality seems very well made and capable of performing my intended use, which is to mount a motorcycle carrier and dirtbike. The position of the receiver is rather low (approximately 11.5” from the floor on my stock truck with 265/75/16 BFG AT’s), which may make the approach on steep driveways/berms difficult with a motorcycle carrier mounted. A receiver hitch riser may alleviate this concern, however. Untested, I would opine that this tow hitch will more than meet its intended use for me and would strongly recommend this product for its build quality and ease of installation.

2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

I purchased a front receiver for my 2001 GMC 2500 HD to accept a bike rack to haul my electric bike! I am a 68 year old man with rotor cuff tears in both shoulders & I installed it in my driveway in about an hour! The majority of the time was consumed removing the OEM tow hooks! Now that it on, I think I can replace the tow hooks and use those bolts on the receiver in place of the hardware provided with the hitch! I would recommend this product based on Quality & ease of installation! I hope this is informational!


A great investment! It was easy to install and we were able to maneuver our 20' camper into the side of our shop. Also for great for hooking our 13,000lb wench on and off so we don't have to leave it on the truck all the time. Very happy with this hitch quality at a great price. Would do business again with your company!


Perfect fit for my 2003 2500HD Duramax. Easy installation by myself, took about half an hour. Really appreciate the videos you guys put with products, quick shipping and communication throughout the entire process.

2006 Chevrolet Silverado

Draw-Tite front reciever for 02 to 06 Silverado.
Fit and finish are good. Lines up correctly so there is minimal persuasion required. As I recall getting the torque wrench in was a bit of a challenge . Supports my home built front spare tire mount just fine. Accepts my home built anti-rattle device. The set up seems quite sturdy.


I received my hitch quickly and installed it in about 20 minutes with the help of my son and an impact gun. I am really happy with the ease of mounting and how unobtrusive it is. I have not put it to use yet, but plan to fabricate a kayak rack to go over my cab while I pull my fifth wheel. I will also probably use it to haul my dual sport motorcycle on trips without the kayaks.

2003 Pontiac Trans Sport Van

Bolted on very easily. I did not have to make any modifications to my pickup at all. The only hard part is figuring out what receiver cover to get for when I'm not using it. I am mounting a cycle carrier to transport a scooter. We pull a high wall tent trailer for camping and I have a canopy on the pickup that the scooter will not fit into.

2003 Chevrolet Silverado

Exact fitment, easy to install. Did it in my driveway with basic tools in about an hour. Looks clean and didn't have to modify the lower fairing.

This is like the 6th hitch I have purchased from and I have never had an issue yet.

This front receiver is my mounting point for my snow sport plow and it will surely do the job. Very solid and robust. Now just need some winter.

A year later and still flawless. Pushed snow with ease. It has also held a bicycle rack and pushed a trailer around. It has been very good.
Glenn C - 06/08/2017

2002 Chevrolet Silverado

A solid hitch and super easy install. With the factory tow hooks, the install only required a 18mm socket and some of the hardware provided on my 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD ext cab.


Our experience continues to be fantastic with Over the years we have purchase a number of items from and with each purchase, we have not been disappointed.
This purchase came efficiently and was super straight forward when it came to installation.
We'll continue to shop with until they give us a reason not to. Thanks for your efforts!

2003 Chevrolet Silverado

This hitch is exactly what I wanted! Perfect fit, easy install (~1hr), no cutting, no drilling. I installed it on my 2003 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab 2500 HD. I will be using it to carry a bike rack with 4 bikes. Very solid piece of hardware. Some of the notes made me think I might have to remove my front tow hooks permanently, this is not the case. On my truck I just switched out the original bolts for the tow hooks with the bolts supplied with the hitch and reinstalled the tow hooks along with the new hitch all using the new bolts.

Great purchase experience! The website has great images and good access to installation documents. I felt very comfortable that my choice was correct (and it was). Shipping was very fast and it arrived in great condition. I will be coming back to etrailer. Great job!

2001 Chevrolet Silverado

The receiver bolted right up without any alignment issues. The valance had to be cut, a jig saw works just fine. I pop riveted the loose ends to the flat plate that is welded to the receiver. This is perfect for my bike rack when using my camper,and for moving trailers into tight places. Great product.

Chevrolet Silverado

I installed this front receiver onto my truck to help me push my trailer into a narrow parking spot alongside my home. I used to need assistance from a spotter to help me back the trailer in, but now I can push it from the front and park it without any help.

Thank you customer service for helping me choose the correct model for my Silverado 3500, and for the extremely fast shipping. I couldn't be more pleased!

2002 Chevrolet Silverado

What a great product.
Everything that
was supposed to be there was in the box.
It was a little tricky to get the 2 inside bolts installed but I got it.
This hitch is strong, well painted and fit like a glove. I maybe could have installed one spacer washer but it would have been a fight.
The instruction page was a little faded so I emailed Carol and she sent a clear version right away.
Great company, Thanks, Gaylen


Very nice, I did installed it in one hour but don't try to do it without a floor jack, to heavy for one person to lift it and start the screws.
worth the money and makes it easier to park a boat in a tight space.



Easy install. Did not have to cut air dam. It does make slight contact but not enough to matter. I was able to reuse my existing front hooks and bolts. Works great for front cargo baskets or other accessories. A rolling floor jack to lift hitch is a great aid.

2003 Ram 2500

So I can only talk about the item and instillation as I am currently building a scooter/motorcycle hauler for the front of the truck.
Product was nice... packaging was so so, but its really odd shaped. It was in perfect shape. I used a floor jack to lift it into place and with an air impact, this was a 20 min job tools out to washing hands. Good instructions. All the parts were there and fit. Hardest part was pulling a little fromt he front of the truck on the plastic bumper while reaching the air gun in from behind, while trying to see what I was doing through the tow hook opening..LOL. But again, not hard, fit right up. I put it on a 2003 Chevy 2500 HD. Seems super sturdy, and the quality is good.

2001 Chevrolet Silverado

Easy to navigate website and order. Product was delivered fast and installed with ease. High quality.

Chevrolet Silverado

This bolted up in fifteen to twenty minutes. It is very heavy duty. I only use it to carry a couple of generators for camping.

2003 Chevrolet Silverado

Front hitch was delivered on time, with easy to comprehend instructions, and took less than 10 minutes to install. I have already put a 2" ball in and used to move my boat in my small backyard. I couldn't be more pleased and only wished I had purchased it earlier!

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