Subaru Forester EcoHitch

Subaru Forester EcoHitch


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2009-2013 Subaru Forester EcoHitch® Stealth

Subaru Forester EcoHitch

2019-2021 Subaru Forester Hidden EcoHitch

2019-2021 Subaru Forester Hidden EcoHitch

Subaru Forester EcoHitch

The EcoHitch™ hidden hitch for the 2014-2018 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 525 pounds tongue weight at the trailer ball, and 3,500 pounds towing weight, the Subaru Forester EcoHitch has the strength to keep up with any adventure you go on. 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. 

Part numbers:x7216 (2”), x7217 (1¼-inch)

Available Accessories:
Wiring Harness
Bike Racks
Cargo Trays
Ball Mounts

*For more information on trailer wiring, click here!

As low as $299.99

The EcoHitch™ hidden hitch 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 525 pounds tongue weight at the trailer ball, 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 receiver is only visible when installed.

If you have a Forester, then it means you have a need for a little gusto. We have created 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. With this Subaru hitch, you can bring your bikes, extra cargo and so much more.

Applications include:
2014 Subaru Forester EcoHitch trailer hitch
2015 Subaru Forester EcoHitch trailer hitch
2016 Subaru Forester EcoHitch trailer hitch
2017 Subaru Forester EcoHitch trailer hitch
2018 Subaru Forester EcoHitch trailer hitch

2014-2018 Subaru Forester EcoHitch 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 525 pounds tongue weight at the trailer ball, 3,500 pounds towing weight
  • Available in 1¼-inch and 2-inch receivers
  • Designed to complement the aerodynamic contours and underbody airflow of vehicle
  • Coated with high impact powder coat for durability
  • Material can include a qualified combination of aerospace grade aluminum, stainless steel or steel*
  • Made with 100% recycled and recyclable 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 WeightBox Dimensions
x7216 37.5 lbs 43" x 12.5" x 26"
x7217 37.5 lbs 43" x 12.5" x 26"

Hitch also fits the 2014+ Subaru Forester XT model *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.

EcoHitch Installation on 2018 Subaru Forester 

EcoHitch Installation on Subaru Forester 

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