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Which is Better Fifth Wheel Hitch for 2020 Ram 2500 Rail Kit A16 or E16  


I cant decide between the Curt E16 #16041and the Curt A16 #16043. Both are confirmed to fit my 2020 Dodge Ram long bed with the factory installed Puck system on the Curt website. I am towing a 2019 Forest River Rockwood ultra lite fifth wheel with a GVW 16,000lbs Pics attached. I have to remove and re-install the hitch when not in use so lightweight and ease of use is also important. Which would you recommend for my setup?


Expert Reply:

For the OEM rail kit of your 2020 Ram 2500 long bed you are going to have a much nicer towing experience with the Curt A16 fifth wheel hitch part # C16520-16021 over the E16 # C16515-16021 because of the much nicer jaw design of the A-Series hitch. It provides 360 degrees of contact with the king pin of the trailer whereas the E16 only uses a slide bar to hold it in place which allows quite a bit more movement which translates into noise and "chucking" when towing.

The weight between the two hitch is very similar too.

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