2009-2013 Subaru Forester EcoHitch

The EcoHitch® hidden hitch for the 2009-2013 Subaru Forester is designed to be completely concealed so you only see the receiver once it's installed rather than having to see a crosstube underneath your vehicle. Rated for 350 pounds tongue weight and 3,500 pounds towing weight, the Subaru Forester EcoHitch has the strength to keep up with any adventure you go on. 

Part numbers: x7164 (2”), x7169 (1¼-inch)
Applications include:
2009 Subaru Forester EcoHitch trailer hitch
2010 Subaru Forester EcoHitch trailer hitch
2011 Subaru Forester EcoHitch trailer hitch
2012 Subaru Forester EcoHitch trailer hitch
2013 Subaru Forester EcoHitch trailer hitch


*If you’re going to be towing and need trailer wiring, click here! Ensure your wiring harness does not drag on the ground by visiting our Eclipse trailer wiring bracket page. 

As low as $293.99

Due to the extremely high volume of orders we regularly experience, please allow up to 5-10 business days for your product to ship out and to receive your shipping tracking number (EcoHitch product only). All other product ships within one to three business days.

Free shipping on orders over $100 to the lower 48 states.

Find your Certified EcoHitch® Installer with our Installer Locator!

If you have a Forester, then it means you have a need for a little gusto. We have manufactured the perfect Forester hitch that complements the contours of your vehicle to help explore your adventurous side, because who knows where your big list of tasks and priorities will take you. The EcoHitch® for the Subaru Forester comes in both 1.25-inch and 2-inch receiver sizes so you get your choice of which bike racks and cargo trays will work best for the receiver you choose. 

With the hidden hitch, you can bring so many things with you and when you are done using this Subaru trailer hitch, you have the ability to remove the receiver, no one will know you have a hitch installed.

The 2009-2013 Forester EcoHitch hidden hitch is rated for 350 pounds tongue weight and 3,500 pounds towing weight capacity, this hitch for Subaru Forester gives you the ability to have a turbocharged ride in your Forester without losing style or craftsmanship since the hitch is completely concealed when not in use. 

2009-2013 Subaru Forester EcoHitch Stealth Features: 

  • Completely concealed design - only receiver is visible
  • 100 percent bolt-on installation - no drilling required
  • Engineered to meet stringent national SAE J684 towing safety standards
  • Rated for 350 pounds tongue weight, 3,500 pounds towing weight
  • Available in 1¼-inch and 2-inch receivers
  • Designed to complement the aerodynamic contours and underbody airflow of vehicle
  • Manufactured with high impact powder coat
  • Material can include a qualified combination of aerospace grade aluminum, stainless steel or steel*
  • Eco-friendly, made with recycled materials
  • Lightweight
  • Free shipping to lower 48 states
  • Made in U.S.A
  • Lifetime Warranty

*Depending on the application, the product can include a combination of up to three qualified materials

EcoHitch - Hidden:
All EcoHitch models are precision manufactured to have hidden crosstubes when installed. The only part of the hitch that is ever visible is the receiver and has a higher level of ground clearance than most hitches available.


Part #Bare Weight
x7164 39.7 lbs

*WARNING* Your vehicle may have a lower tow rating than this trailer hitch. If your vehicle's tow rating is less than the rated towing capacity on your Torklift Central trailer hitch, your trailer hitch capacity is limited to your vehicle's factory rated towing capacity.

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