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Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

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Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an e-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from Draw-Tite. Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" part number DT85MR can be ordered online at or call 1-800-496-5010 for expert service.
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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch - DT85MR

  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 3500 lbs GTW
  • Draw-Tite
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • 525 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch

Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an e-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection.


  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with 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
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Sturdy, square-tube design


  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 3,500 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 525 lbs
    • Not rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • 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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Installation Details DT85MR Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - DT85MR

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (90 Customer Reviews)

Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an e-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection.


Arrived damaged. Insufficient internal packaging. When you allow a heavy metal item movement inside a fiberboard box, vibration in transit will cause the edges of the item to wear through the box. The external packaging you used is sufficient to ship this hitch, but internal packaging either needs to not allow any product movement, or effectively cushion any movement between the box and the hitch.

Customer Service will reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 01/03/2022

2021 Nissan Rogue

the product arrived, but the box arrived in very poor condition and the hook has some damage to the corners, as you know it is a product that costs money and should be better packaged, I want to know what I should do if I return it or what I do. I attach the photos. I think they should be more detailed with so many criticisms that are made regarding the packaging. I wait for your comments

Customer Service will contact you. I would cover the scratches with anti-corrosive paint to prevent further rust.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 05/04/2022


The quality of the product is very good, but packaging is very poor. All the paint was ground off the corners of the hitch. I will have to touch up the paint, to help delay rust from the winter roads. Luckily the wiring kit stayed in the box and didn't fall out of one of the gaping holes in the box. The UPS driver as said all their boxes look torn up.


The part was about 1/8 inch bend in and it gave me a little bit of hard time to make it fit but and the end it was well designed and the holes match perfectly , the only complain I have is that the price had change about 30 dollars cheaper and when I email Carol C with the screen shots of the website, she completely ignore it and I haven be able to get a price adjustment. Bad customer service.

I am sorry we ped the ball on emailing you back. I see that you spoke to us via phone and we explained our Lowest Price Pledge as shown here:
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 07/06/2022


Fit the car 2021 Rouge platinum., that's the main thing, all holes lined up and bolts fit, two big issues, the hitch blocks the rear hatch opening sensor, should have been built with a y style yoke coming together in the center. Also the stinger recepticle does not bend up and follow the lines of the bottom bumper trim. So it sticks out like a sore thumb. I bought a hidden hitch for my maxima that does that and gives better clearance and looks better.

2022 Nissan Rogue

Package was opened up by Canada post but the hitch was not damaged or anything. Fast delivery and installation was a breeze. I think it took me 30 minutes with a ratchet and 19mm socket. Didn’t even lift the car or took anything off. Outstanding service and good quality hitch. You also can’t beat the price from etrailer. Good purchase.

2021 Nissan Rogue

Excellent hitch great quality. Only problem was the shipping box was damaged and the hitch had paint missing in some spots do to the damaged box. Maybe bubble wrap will protect these hitches from further nicks and scratches. Thanks

I recommend touching up the affected places on the hitch with a rust resistant paint. This will help to prevent rust and also you will have it on hand for regular hitch maintenance.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 03/21/2022


I’m a retired foreman from a natural gas company.I’ve spent years around steel pipe ,welding etc. this hitch is made with good quality steel.the welds are very professional. Installed with a friend @15 minutes. Just laying on the garage floor..great hitch ,very easy to install .2021 Nissan rogue

2021 Nissan Rogue

Very satisfied with time from order to when I received the hitch! Like I saw on other reviews, the box was very damaged which cased the paint to chip off in about 7 areas. More packing is definitely needed so the hitch will not get damaged during shipping. Not installed but will finish review after installing

We do recommend using Rust-Oleum paint to cover the scratches to prevent rust. Customer service will reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Thomas M - 01/14/2022

Honda Element

Perfect fit, zero issues. I put it on by myself in my driveway using a few blocks of wood under the middle to hold it up in place while I put the bolts in. The hardware was good quality with the washers having a locking element so I feel confident it’s on there securely after torquing it to spec.


Package arrived box was destroyed. I had to sand, prime and repaint parts of the hitch. I've order a few of your hitch's but never had one delivered like this.


Positive: The hitch took 10 minutes to install, fit perfectly. Negative: Box was torn up and hitch was scratched up just like all the reviews say. You would think etrailer would beef up the packaging for shipping. Almost ever review I read mentioned this problem!


Went on easy. Instructions were good. Good stuff

by: 07/16/2021

Clean and custom fit with no cutting or major tools required. Had install complete within 20 minutes of UPS driver drop off. No lift or Jack even needed, only a 3/4” wrench or socket is all that is needed here!


The hitch / receiver installed easily and looks great with one exception. The receiver looks like it's not facing directly in the middle. I checked the installation and that is correct. It's not to far off but you could check your specs and assembly to better position the receiver.


Heavy duty item. Easy to install. Husband installed within 20 minutes. Recommend this to anyone with 2021 Nissan Rogue.


Very easy installation good quality built hitch 45 minutes to install no vehicle modifications required

2021 Nissan Rogue

Package was pretty well ruined and mounting bracket was scared up and paint was worn off. The hitch seems to be very well made ,that is the reason for the good rating.i was very disappointed in the delivery condition. I would buy from etrailer again super hitch

Thank you for your review and I apologize about the state of the order. Customer Service will be contacting you within 24-48 hours to discuss options to remedy this.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 08/03/2021

2021 Nissan Rogue

The hitch shipped immediately, arrived quickly with all parts. Mounted up quickly with a couple floor Jack's to hold it in position. My overall opinion is its a very well made hitch. Thanks etrailer.

2020 Toyota RAV4

I first came to etrailer becuase I heard many good things. However even then I thought I could do better. So I went to [online store], got a hitch that was told 100% fit to my car and it actually didnt.

Long story short you really can't beat etrailer. They provide a few options for you, tracking, install instructions, and their customer service is great. Response to my question was less that 24 hrs and thats pretty good in my opinion. I will be back for when I need my roof rack.

Recommmend them above [online store].


Not installed yet but ordering and receiving products was great


The hitch and harness fit perfectly went on without any problems, and the shipping was fast.


Great product, easy install, bolt holes lined up perfectly. Very satisfied.


Installed it 2 hours after it was delivered. With one person helping, it took 30 minutes to complete. Looks great!

2017 Nissan Rogue

The trailer hitch was very easy to install on my 2021 Rogue. Nothing had to be removed like it was on my 2017 Rogue. I did this in my driveway with only a car jack to hold it in place with I got a few bolts started. The instructions say 30 minute install and that's about what it took. The hitch is very well made also.

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See what our Experts say about this Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch

  • Recommended Hitch for 2021 Nissan Rouge That Works With Hands Free Liftgate
    The Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver part # DT85MR is a great option for a 2021 Nissan Rouge and what I recommend using. It should still allow for the hands free liftgate to be operational but you will need to now place your foot on either side of the receiver tube.
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  • Should Anti-Seize Compound be Used When Installing a Hitch?
    We cannot recommend using anti-seize compound when installing the Draw-Tite # DT85MR on your 2021 Nissan Rogue. Though it is rare, bolts can back out when this is used. Especially when used to attach to something that will vibrate and move around a little when attached to the frame of the vehicle. I know that sounds kind of weird, but hitches are designed to flex a little with the frame of the vehicle when going over bumps or rough roads.
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  • Parts Needed To Carry Bikes On a 2021 Nissan Rogue
    The trailer hitch I recommend for a 2021 Nissan Rogue is the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver part # DT85MR which is a great bolt-on option with no cutting or drilling required. It will be great for towing or hitch mounted accessories like bike racks and cargo carriers. I have attached an install video I did below. In regards to parts needed, if you're using a bike rack or cargo carrier they will come with everything else. If you're towing, that is when you'd need a drawbar or...
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  • Recommended Hitch for 2021 Nissan Rogue SV
    The Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class II - 1-1/4" # DT23MR is confirmed to fit all 2021 Nissan Rogue models, including your SV. Unless you specifically want a 1-1/4" hitch, I recommend the # DT85MR Draw-Tite Max-Frame Class III 2" hitch instead. The 2" receiver is the most common size, and you will gain an additional 225 lbs of tongue weight capacity. I also recommend the Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector # C44ER if you plan...
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  • What Is The Difference Between The Draw-Tite DT85MR And e93ZR For A 2021 Nissan Rogue?
    The Draw-Tite # DT85MR and # e93ZR Class III hitches will be evenly matched in weight capacities for your 2021 Nissan Rogue, so we can disregard the capacities for this comparison. Especially since your Rogue can tow, when properly equipped, up to 1,350 pounds and a maximum tongue weight of 134.9 pounds. The big differences will be the install. Neither require any drilling or trimming to get attached, but the Draw-Tite will need 6 bolts to attach to the frame and the
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  • Class III Hitch for a 2022 Nissan Rogue
    For your 2022 Nissan Rogue you are going to want the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver item # DT85MR. This hitch is custom fit and bolts directly to your Nissan's frame with included hardware. The Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver item # DT95MR does not fit your 2022 Nissan Rogue. It fits 2022 - 2022 Lincoln Corsair 2022 - 2022 Ford Escape excluding Hybrid 2020 - 2022 Ford Escape Hybrid If you are need of a wiring harness to control your trailer's lighting functions...
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  • Bolt Hole Spacing of Draw-Tite DT85MR Class III Hitch
    The inside to inside flange to flange distance of the # DT85MR Draw-Tite Class III hitch is 44 inches. Each mounting flange has 3 holes, the center hole is 2.87 inches from the mounting hole closest to the receiver tube, and the center hole and the forward-most hole are 6.59 inches apart. The hole spacing dimensioned are measured center to center. I've provided a photo showing these dimensions. The # DT85MR is a confirmed fit for the 2021 Nissan Rogue. If you'll be using the hitch for...
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver And Wiring That Fits 2021 Nissan Rogue
    The Nissan Rogue underwent a design change model refresh for the 2021 model year, so a hitch and wiring can't be swapped from the 2018 model. So what you will need for a '21 Rogue is a new hitch and wiring that fits, and the best options are the following: - Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # DT85MR - Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness # C44ER I really like the Draw-Tite because it has a nice concealed look that helps your Rogue maintain its streamlined look; I have added...
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver And Vehicle Harness Recommendations For a 2021 Nissan Rogue SV
    I recommend the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # DT85MR for your 2021 Nissan Rogue SV. I have linked an video of the installation we did installing this receiver on a 2021 Nissan Rogue SV so that you can see the fitment for reference. The receiver is rated for 525lbs of tongue weight and 3,500lbs trailer weight. I recommend installing a Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness # C44ER to give you a 4-way flat connector. With this connector you can add Auxiliary Lights # C53201...
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  • Will the Swagman Chinook # S64683 Fit My 2021 Nissan Rogue?
    Yes! The Swagman Chinook Bike Rack for 2 Bikes - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches # S64683 will fit your 2021 Nissan Rogue SL if you have a compatible hitch receiver installed and have proper bumper clearance. For a great compatible hitch that gives you enough bumper clearance, I recommend the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - 2" # DT85MR. When installed on your 2021 Nissan Rogue, the Draw-Tite measures 4-1/2 inches from the center of the pinhole to the outside face of the rear bumper Since...
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  • Install Video for Trailer Hitch that Fits 2021 Nissan Rogue SV
    We did have the chance to shoot an install video for the Draw Tite trailer hitch part # DT85MR which fits your 2021 Nissan Rogue. Since all of the hitches for your vehicle are pretty similar you could use this as a guide for the install of any of the other hitches we offer. I also attached install instructions for the Tekonsha wiring part # TK76FR which is very similar to the Curt for you to check out as well. Maybe you'll find those easier to follow.
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  • Best Trailer Hitch Receiver & Wiring Harness For 2022 Nissan Rogue
    For your 2022 Nissan Rogue the best trailer hitch receiver is definitely the option from Draw-Tite: - Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # DT85MR The reason I like the Draw-Tite # DT85MR over the Curt # C24HR is due to the better clearances. The Draw-Tite has 1/2 inch better ground clearance (11-3/4" to top of receiver compared to 11-1/4"), but significantly better bumper clearance, measuring 4-1/2" from hitch pin hole to edge of bumper compared to Curt's 6-1/2". This is important...
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  • 2022 Nissan Rogue Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendations
    The Class III hitches we have for your 2022 Nissan Rogue include the Draw-Tite # DT85MR and the Curt # C24HR. I recommend going with the Draw-Tite over the Curt because it sits about 1/2" higher off the ground and the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper on your Rogue will be about 4-1/2" as opposed to 6-1/2" like we see from the Curt. This means you'll have better clearance when it comes to your bike rack. If you don't already have a bike rack I highly recommend the...
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  • What is the Difference Between the Class III Hitches Available for My 2021 Nissan Rogue?
    When it comes to our class III hitch selection for your 2021 Nissan Rogue, we carry the following options: - Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # DT85MR - Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C24HR - etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e93ZR With these three hitches, all three of them come with a maximum tongue weight capacity of 575 pounds and a maximum gross towing weight rating of 3,500 pounds. As far as the ground clearance, the # DT85MR and # e93ZR both measure 11-3/4 inches from...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation For 2022 Nissan Rogue
    The etrailer hitch # e93ZR has not been confirmed for your 2022 Nissan Rogue, but I recommend The Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2 inch # DT85MR. The hitch has a concealed cross tube, and has a black powder coat finish which covers the e-coat base which provides superior rust protection. The hitch has a gross towing weight up to 3,500 pounds and a gross tongue weight up to 525 pounds. I recommend checking your vehicles manual to get the proper towing...
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  • Is a Class III Hitch Available for 2021 Nissan Rogue
    The Draw-Tite Class III hitch, part # DT85MR is indeed now available. The hitch is a confirmed fit for the 2021 Nissan Rogue. If you'll be using the hitch for towing, you'll also need a ball mount like # D-28, a hitch pin like # PC3, a trailer wiring harness like # C44ER and a trailer ball. For a 1-7/8 inch ball, use # 19261 or # 63845 for a 2 inch ball. I've linked to an install video for the hitch, as well as to installation instructions for the hitch and the trailer wiring harness.
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  • Comparing Curt, etrailer, and Draw-Tite Class III Hitches for 2021 Nissan Rogue
    When comparing the Curt # C24HR, etrailer # e93ZR, and Draw-Tite # DT85MR there are very few differences. All three hitches have a 2" receiver and the same maximum gross towing weight of 3,500 lbs and tongue weight of 525 lbs. The Curt and etrailer hitches are identical with the exception of the finish. The Curt has a glossy powder coat finish, as does the Draw-Tite. The # e93ZR has a matte black powder coat finish which helps hide dirt, scuffs and dings better than a glossy finish. The...
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  • Differences Between Available Class III Trailer Hitches for 2021 Nissan Rogue
    We offer the Draw-Tite # DT85MR, the etrailer brand # e93ZR and the Curt # C24HR Class III hitches, all of which will fit your 2021 Nissan Rogue. All three hitches have identical towing/tongue weight capacities of 3500/525 lbs. The Curt and the etrailer brand are nearly identical, with the only difference between the two is the finish, the etrailer brand hitch has a matte finish while the Curt hitch finish is glossy. Given the choice between the three, I'd personally choose the Draw-Tite...
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