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The Benefits of a Class 4 Trailer Hitch

Trailer hitches are given a “class” rating that defines their towing capacity and receiver opening size, with classes range from class I to class V. We have already explained the differences between each type of trailer hitch class. Now, we are going to focus our attention on one hitch in particular – the class 4 hitch.

The Benefits of a Class IV Trailer Hitch include:

  • A class 4 heavy-duty hitch is the type of hitch considered for heavy-duty towing.
  • A class 4 hitch can handle a gross trailer weight (GTW) of over 5,000 lbs.
  • A class 4 towing hitch can handle a maximum tongue weight of 1,000 – 1,200 lbs.
  • Class 4 hitches are ideal for towing midsize campers and boats.
  • A class 4 heavy-duty hitch can be installed on most midsize and full-size pickup trucks, vans and SUVs.

A class 4 hitch is one of the heaviest hitches on the market. Typically installed on full-size vans, SUVs, and full-size trucks, these hitches are best suited for towing large trailers, campers, and boats. For anything heavier, you should consider a class 5 trailer hitch or higher.

To find out if a Class 4 Trailer Hitch is tough enough to handle your towing needs, contact Trick Trucks to talk to one of our experts. Trick Trucks carries an extensive line of towing products, so we know what we are talking about. We sell and install trailer hitches for every make and model vehicle, from cars and small trucks, to large pickups capable of towing boats, campers, RVs, horse trailers and heavy commercial equipment.

If you are interested in having a Class 4 Towing Hitch installed in your vehicle, contact Trick Trucks today. We are here for you. All products can be purchased in our showroom and can be professionally installed at all of our twelve locations. If you have any questions, please contact Trick Trucks by calling 1-866-60 TRICKor click here today! Hard to find items (including grilles) are our specialty.

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