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etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2"

etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2"

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This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from etrailer. etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" part number e98854 can be ordered online at or call 1-833-496-1390 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Hitch - e98854

  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 4000 lbs GTW
  • etrailer
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • 400 lbs TW
  • 5000 lbs WD GTW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 500 lbs WD TW

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look.


  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with your vehicle
  • Precision, robotic welding maximizes strength and improves fit
  • Bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Installation instructions included
    • Uses your vehicle's existing hardware
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer
  • Matte black powder coat finish over protective base coat offers superior rust resistance
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Made in the USA


  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 4,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 5,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 400 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 500 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Rugged, Matte Black Finish

The sturdy steel construction is protected with a matte black finish for added durability. This unique powder coating gives etrailer hitches a carbide-like appearance and a rugged look that sets them apart from traditional glossy hitches. In addition to being rust and corrosion resistant, the tough matte coating hides dirt, scuffs, and dings better than a glossy finish.

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etrailer Technical Support

At etrailer 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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etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" - e98854

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (730 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look.

2020 Dodge Grand Caravan

This is my second hitch from I am a return customer because I was satisfied with my first hitch. This one was even easier to install. I put it on in about a 1/2 hour in my drive with out a jack or second person. I will plug in the wiring tomorrow. I remember how easy that was the first time. I am a little OCD and will run the power wires from the battery inside pex tubing under the vehicle just like the first one. There was nothing hard or surprising with this hitch. I am happy, happy, happy!

It is holding up fine. I use it every week.
R.D. - 06/02/2022


2016 Chrysler Town & Country van.
easy installation. Only 5 bolts for the hitch itself, 3 bolts to displace the exhaust/muffler. It's better if you have a 2nd person to help lift it into place, but I managed to get it close enough with 2 standing 5 gallon buckets and a 2 X 4 board piece. I jacked up the back of the van and placed on hack stands. A breaker bar or impact wrench is highly recommended. Get some cardboard boxes to lay on the ground which makes it easier for you to slide around on. I plan on using this for a hitch carrier, and once I add the towing wiring, I can use it for a Harbor Freight utility trailer. Customer service was great, received hitch sooner than expected.


About a year ago I purchased this for my wife’s 2013 Chrysler town and county van so she could haul her and the kids bikes. It was easy to install when following the video and does not rattle or have other issues. I would buy again and found best price and good service at the time. I have not pulled many trailers as the wiring kit and process did not seem easy and at the time was also pricey. I hope to relook at the wiring this year. For bikes. Is excellent


I have purchased several trailer hitches from e trailer. All have been manufactured well and install as per instructions. This one was for my Chrysler minivan and installed perfectly following instructions. Tow hitch barely visible below rear bumper as per picture.

2019 Dodge Grand Caravan

Receiver brackets were deformed and did not align with the factory mounting holes on my van. Had to bend brackets back into alignment. Supposedly this is a common occurrence however there is no mention of checking the alignment of the brackets in the directions or installation video. Wasted my time fighting with it.
How to bend brackets back:
After correcting the alignment, receiver went on easy. Hello extra cargo capacity!


This was as easy as it could possibly be. An extra pair of hands to hold the hitch in position would have been helpful but I managed by myself at 74. This is a quality heavy-duty hitch and I have no misgivings about using it.

A year later, I have no regrets. This is a good hitch.
Rudy - 07/20/2022

2014 Dodge Grand Caravan

Great quality, easy to install, it took maybe 45 minutes with no modification.


Honestly, the easiest hitch I have ever installed. Install was about 20 minutes with impacts. This is just a fact of the hardware being pre-existing on the vehicle, and the exhaust hangers being bolted to the vehicle.

That’s being said, etrailer’s packaging is horrendous. Hitch showed up loosely in a giant bit of cardboard that used to be a box. Hitch was in ok shape. It seems etrailer knows this is the case, as all the hitches I have bought from them come with the directions and hardware taped inside the receiver.


As with the past purchases I have made the hitch came quick and it is a solid hitch. Fit exactly and I'm happy to say it is a VERY nice heavy duty hitch. I highly recommend etrailer. Thanks etrailer!

Great. No Problems at all. Easy to put on and it still looks like a new hitch..
Melvin U - 05/27/2022


Received very promptly and fit our 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan GT exactly as described.


When hitch for my 2014 T&C got to me the box was torn up so I thought there might be damage. Nope it was just fine. Very very well built, nice welds, great craftsmanship. The mat black finish is really nice looking and it look like it will hold up well. The hitch fit up under the van really well all you can see of it is the 2 inch receiver. NICE! Thanks for an inexpensive, well built, nice looking hitch!

Dodge Grand Caravan

Just got it yesterday so I haven't installed it.
It looks great. Looks very sturdy, probably heavier than I need on a Grand Caravan since I need it for a luggage platform and utility trailer. But it was the best price I found with a 2in receiver.
Shipping was just as stated it would arrive. I'm very satisfied so far.


Hitch arrived quickly. Unfortunately, it had a rough ride! There was a big hole in the box with the hitch mounting bracket sticking out. When we opened the box the mounting bolts were missing. I called e trailer and they said they will send the mounting bolts. Hope they get here by Friday because the vehicle is to leave to Florida by Monday. Thanks, Dennis

I will have our customer service team reach out to you. This hitch uses the existing hardware on the vehicle to install.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 02/11/2022


Easily installed (once I read directions correctly) and the wiring harness was great and easy to install as well.


It was easy to install, costumer service was amazing. Thanks for everything.

2015 Chrysler Town and Country

Installed this myself on my 2015 Town and Country with very little trouble. Wanted to switch to a platform-style bike rack to carry 4 bikes (Thule T2 Classic), and this was a good price even considering the price of tools I bought to install it (torque wrench, air impact wrench, and 3 sockets). Other than one or two bolts not coming out nicely due to rust, this hitch receiver went in easily following the instructions. It does push up the bumper cover a little but not to the point that it calls any attention to itself.


Great quality an construction. Hitch is used to haul a lot of materials almost daily, never have any problems. I would recommend buying to anyone. Easy installation was a plus, anyone can instal.

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

I can not install without the hardware takes too long to get all the parts ,still waiting for the hardware to get shipped to me .i am screwed again too long for shipping why does everybody screw me over and around ,please ship it out today not in2 months

Customer Service will reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 05/26/2022

2015 Chrysler Town and Country

I installed one of these on a different vehicle and ordered another so I'd say I'm happy with the way I'm being treated. I'm also impressed how fast and easy the ordering process is. I also really appreciate the install videos.

2019 Dodge Grand Caravan

Well made, quality hitch. Perfect fit for our 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan. Arrived quickly and well packaged, despite box being a bit beat up, due to the weight of the hitch. etrailer also wrapped the hitch with packaging, and included instructions. It can be done fairly easily on the ground, depending on how big you are. The hitch bolted up perfectly, using the bolts already installed on the van. Clearance between the hitch and the bumper was perfect, no cutting or bending required with this hitch. Very happy with etrailer,

2013 Chrysler Town and Country

great service, very reasonable price and great hitch.
if UPS had not misrouted it over two day out of the way and 1,000 miles i would have gotten the hitch in two days instead of 5 . UPS mistake! fit great and looks great did not have to cut anything!

2016 Dodge Grand Caravan

This receiver has worked out great for us. I have a 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan and it fit no problem.


Ordered and received quickly. We've been using it for a bike rack and it works like a charm. Great customer service and responsiveness. I highly recommend and will use them again in the future.


The hitch and wiring came quickly, but the package was damaged, did take pictures but the product inside was not damaged so everything worked out. Installed hitch but not wiring, things went well.

2013 Dodge Grand Caravan

Easy install on 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan. No drilling required. 5-bolt installation. 3 exhaust hanger bolts removed as well.
An impact wrench and air ratchet sped up installation.
One person can do this in 30 minutes with the right tools.

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  • What is Towing Capacity of 2014 Chrysler Town and Country
    Looks like your 2014 Chrysler Town and Country has a towing capacity of 3,600 lbs which means you could tow your trailer that has a dry weight of 3,000 lbs as long as you don't load it with more than 600 lbs. If you were looking for a hitch for your Van the etrailer part # E98854 has plenty of capacity and installs easily as well.
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  • Installation of etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver on 2014 VW Routan
    The etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" # e98854 torque specs are listed correctly. The verbiage for the bolt switches to thread diameter and not wrench size for torque values, so the larger bolt will be the 86 lbs you referenced and the smaller diameter bolt will be the 48 ft lbs you also referenced. I reached out to our tech to confirm so you can rest assured this is the correct fit.
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  • Is Trailer Hitch Receiver Compatible with 2010 Chrysler Town and Country Stow and Go
    The Trailer Hitch Receiver # E98854 is compatible with the Stow and Go seating in your 2010 Town and Country. It is a very easy installation and in many cases doesn't require notching the fascia. If your specific vehicle does, this is very easy to do and doesn't impact the overall look. I've attached the installation instructions and a video to assist.
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  • Who Can Install Class III Trailer Hitch on 2014 Chrysler Town and Country
    Yes, a local mechanic or shop with some experience should have no problem installing a trailer hitch like the Class III # E98854 that you referenced on your 2014 Chrysler Town and Country. This is a relatively straightforward install process that doesn't require any drilling since the custom brackets are designed to line up to existing holes in the vehicle's frame. The manufacturer estimates an install time of only around 25 minutes for a professional. All the necessary hardware...
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  • Can You Install Trailer Hitch Receiver On a 2016 Chrysler Town and Country Without Lowering Exhaust
    It may be possible to install a trailer hitch receiver like the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98854 on your 2016 Chrysler Town and Country with the exhaust still installed. Getting the passenger side bolts out of the frame and installing the trailer hitch receiver will be pretty difficult which is why we recommend temporarily lowering the exhaust.
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  • Does etrailer hitch e98854 Fit 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan GT with Stow Away Seats
    The etrailer hitch # e98854 that you referenced fits all models of the 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan which includes the GT models with stow away seats. I attached an install video for this for you to check out as well.
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  • 2 inch Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan
    There is a generation change between a 2006 and 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan so you'd have to go with a new hitch for the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan. The hitch part # E98854 that you referenced would be what you would need for a 2 inch hitch and would work well.
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  • Missing Hardware for etrailer e98854 Brand Class III Trailer Hitch on 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan
    The etrailer brand # e98854 Class III hitch would install using hardware that is already existing on the vehicle, so no separate hardware is needed. You can see this by consulting the linked installation instructions or taking a look at the linked install video.
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  • What Bolts Are Used to Install the etrailer Hitch for 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan
    The etrailer # e98854 mounts using the existing M10 and M12 bolts that should be present on the frame. If you need replacement hardware to install this hitch you can use the part # RHK, and when you navigate to the page put this part number of the hitch - # e98854 in the field that says hitch item number.
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  • Trailer Hitch that Fits 2009 Chrysler Town and Country that Doesn't Require Fascia Trimming
    For the etrailer hitch # e98854 that fits your 2009 Chrysler Town and Country the instructions state that fascia trimming is most likely needed for the Town and Country models like you have. The Draw Tite # 75579 that fits your vehicle does not have any trimming listed so it may be your best option.
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  • Trailer Hitch Fit for 2010 Dodge Caravan
    The 75133 is a discontinued Draw-Tite Class III hitch that fits the older GM minivans such as the Chevy Venture, Pontiac Trans Sport, Buick Terazza and Saturn Relay. It won't be a fit for your 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan. The good news is that we do offer a hitch fit for your vehicle. I'd recommend the etrailer brand Class III hitch, part # e98854. You can see an install video by clicking the provided link.
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  • Will etrailer Hitch for 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan Work to Tow 5x8 Rental Trailer
    Yes the etrailer hitch # e98854 that fits your 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan will do a great job towing a 5 x 8 rental trailer. You'll also need trailer wiring too like with the Tekonsha # 118534 to control the taillights of the trailer. They'll let you borrow a ball mount so I wouldn't worry about buying one at this time.
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  • Would Hitch from 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan also fit 2010 Model
    There was a big enough change between the 2005 and 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan with stow and go seats that a different hitch had to be designed. For example the # 75305 fits the 2005 model and the part # e98854 fits the 2010 models.
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  • Trailer Wiring Harness That Fits 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan
    We do have a trailer wiring harness that is a fit for a 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan, but it is different than the part you mentioned. The correct fit for a trailer wiring harness for an '09 Grand Caravan is: - T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector # 118552 I confirmed this is a fit with the manufacturer for you and added a link to a video showing an install on a similar year Grand Caravan that you can use as a guide. If you need a hitch I recommend the etrailer...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver and Wiring Harness for 2014 Chrysler Town and Country
    We can get your 2014 Chrysler Town and Country set up for towing, starting with the trailer hitch receiver, and for that I recommend the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98854. This hitch is the best option for your '14 Town and Country because it has the best bumper clearance for your ball mount so you don't have to use the harder to find extra-long mounts, and because this hitch has a nice matte black finish which helps hide the scratches and dings compared to the glossy finish of...
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  • Recommended Hitch for 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT
    For your 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT I recommend the # e98854 etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver which is a confirmed fit for your vehicle. This class III hitch has a maximum gross trailer weight of 4,000 lbs and tongue weight of 500 lbs. This hitch has a concealed cross tube so the majority of the hitch will be hidden, leaving only the receiver visible. If you plan on doing some towing, I recommend the # 118534 Tekonsha T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness for your wiring needs. This custom fit...
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  • What Trailer Hitch Fits a 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan with Stow-N-Go Seats
    All of our trailer hitches will actually accommodate the Stow-N-Go seats in your 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan! Out of the available options I recommend going with a 2" receiver as it is compatible with more accessories than the 1-1/4" options. All of our 2" receivers mount the exact same way so I recommend installing the etrailer Trailer Hitch # e98854. This has a tongue weight (TW) rating of 400 lbs and a gross towing weight (GTW) rating of 4,000 lbs. when used with a weight distribution...
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  • Replacement Hardware for an Trailer Hitch Receiver
    In order to receive the replacement hardware for the Trailer Hitch Receiver part # E98854 you will want to use the Replacement Hardware Kit part # RHK. Once you arrive at the product page you will enter "E98854" into the item number box and then select "etrailer" from the manufacturer drop down menu. This option was just added.
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  • What Hitch Receiver Do You Recommend for My 2012 Chrysler Town & Country?
    From your question, I believe you are talking about a 2012 Chrysler Town & Country with stow n' go seating. For a great hitch option for your vehicle, I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch - 2" # 13364. Apart from offering the highest weight capacity we offer for your vehicle (400 pounds of maximum tongue weight and 4,000 pounds of maximum towing weight), the Curt hitch comes with a gloss outer coating and over the base powder coat that provides superior rust and corrosion protection than...
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  • What Hitch Fits 2008 Chrysler Town and Country with Stow and Go Seats
    Yes, the hitch part # e98854 that you referenced does fit your 2008 Chrysler Town and Country with Stow and Go seats. I attached an install video for this hitch on a similar 2011 Town and Country as yours for you to check out as well. If you need trailer wiring too the Tekonsha kit part # 118552 is the way to go as it install easily and has a very reliable converter box as well. If you wanted to do some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900....
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver for 2010 Chrysler Town and Country with Stow-N-Go Seats
    There are no restrictions for Stow-N-Go seats for a trailer hitch for your 2010 Chrysler Town and Country so the trailer hitch I recommend for your van is the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13364 or etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98854 These are easy to install hitches and the only difference is cosmetic - the matte black finish of the etrailer hitch vs. the glossy finish of the Curt hitch. Otherwise they are the same in regards to installation and capacity so I recommend going with...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendation for 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T
    First let's start with a hitch for your 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan so you can tow a boat trailer. For that I recommend the hitch part # e98854 because it has more capacity than you'll need, is a 2 inch size which is the most common and easiest to get accessories for, and because only the hitch opening hangs below the rear bumper which will give you a mostly concealed look. I attached an install video and picture for this hitch for you to check out as well. Then for trailer wiring...
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  • Vehicle Wiring Harness for 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Towing Harbor Freight Trailer
    Thanks for that info; it does not look like the trailer you are going to tow with your 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan has brakes so you will simply need to add a 4-way, the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector # 118534. This will give you the turn signals and tail light functions that your trailer needs. I have added a link to a video of this harness being installed on a '12 Grand Caravan for you. For a trailer hitch a great option is the Trailer Hitch...
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  • Cost Effective 4 Bike Platform Style Bike Rack
    As long as you have a 2 inch hitch # e98854 on your 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan then you can use the Hollywood Racks Destination 4 # HR4000. Make sure your bikes to not weigh over 35 lbs and your wheelbase does not exceed 48 inches. I've included a video of me using the Destination so check that out if you want to see how it works!
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