Trailer Hitch Classification

The following chart provides the industry standard for the maximum trailer weight a given trailer hitch class can tow, and should be used to assist you in selecting the correct trailer hitch for your intended towing condition.

Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)

    See also:

    Towing Requirements – Tires
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    Flowing/Rising Water
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    Freeing A Stuck Vehicle
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