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I just bought a 2023 Carnival SX, but it didn't have the hitch installed from the factory/dealer. I see there are essentially 3 options.

1. Kia hitch. Tow Hitch R0F61 AU001 Kia Parts Store Kia Wholesale Parts Phoenix Dallas San Francisco Los Angeles Bay Area | Kia Parts Store ($385)
2. Curt hitch. https://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Hitch/Kia/Carnival/2023/C67ER.html?VehicleID=20236004225 ($270)
3. etrailer hitch. https://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Hitch/Kia/Carnival/2023/e36KR.html?VehicleID=20236007698 ($241)

Do any of these hitches fit better than others? Especially the factory Kia hitch to justify the price premium?
 

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They will all hang far lower than any decent hitch should, it’s a horrible, lazy design by Kia. But to answer your question, they’re all basically the same thing.
 

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Uhaul also has a hitch and harness . It’s cheaper than the ones you listed. Install is pretty easy. And as stated previously, none are integrated into the design of the vehicle. They hang down and appear as an afterthought.
 

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Uhaul also has a hitch and harness . It’s cheaper than the ones you listed. Install is pretty easy. And as stated previously, none are integrated into the design of the vehicle. They hang down and appear as an afterthought.
Exactly. I planned to install a hitch on my Sx but I had to realise , it's just not designed for a hitch. Hicth can be forced on it but looks really ugly , out of place.
 
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