CURT class 1 trailer hitches are the lightest-duty hitches of our rear mount receiver lineup. They are engineered for reliability, welded together with quality American steel and blasted clean for a smooth finish. Tested to meet the strict demands of the industry, this CURT class 1 hitch with ball mount has a capacity to tow up to 2,000 lbs. of gross trailer weight and 200 lbs. of tongue weight. This means it can handle a variety of small trailers such as single-axle utility trailers, canoe and kayak trailers, dirt bike trailers and more. It can also accept a hitch-mounted cargo carrier or bike rack, making it a very useful addition to cars with limited cargo space (NOTE: Never exceed the lowest weight capacity of any towing component; i.e. the vehicle, hitch, trailer, etc).
Class 1 hitches feature a 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" receiver tube opening and are typically mounted on compact cars, full-size cars and some smaller crossover SUVs, minivans and compact SUVs. This particular hitch and ball mount combination is designed to be a custom-fit trailer hitch for certain years of the Audi A3 sedan (to verify your vehicle compatibility, see the CURT application guide at curtmfg.com). It features a square tube frame and comes with a hitch pin and clip and all necessary installation hardware. This class 1 hitch kit also comes with a Euro Mount ball mount, with a 1 7/8" diameter ball, to be a complete towing package.
Each CURT class 1 hitch is co-cured with a liquid Bonderite coating and a high-gloss black powder coat finish that provide a lasting defense against rust, wear and harmful UV rays. Like all CURT receiver hitches, this class 1 hitch is made right here in the USA and is backed by a one-year finish warranty and a limited lifetime warranty.
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|2018||Audi||A3 Quattro||Prestige||20 minutes|
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|2015||Audi||A3 Quattro||All||20 minutes|
|2016||Audi||A3 Quattro||All||20 minutes|
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Had some difficulty
Bolt heads are too large to fit through access hole so I ground one edge of the bolt head down a bit (note the heads were larger than the spacers so this didn't matter, but required marking the bolts so when installing, the ground edge was to the side). The spacers for the rear holes were too long as there is a weld to the rear of the hole which prevents the spacer sitting flat. I cut 5/8" off one end of the rear spacers which took care of the weld problem. Of course I only discovered after I had installed the bolts in the holes, and it is a Hell of a lot harder getting them out than installing them. Unfortunately the directions say nothing about these issues.
Initially the bolt heads would not fit through the access holes. I slightly bent the opening to the access holes and it corrected the problem. Even with this issue, I was able to install the hitch by myself in about 30 minutes... It was a very installation!