Prius v & Gen 3 hitch the same?

Discussion in 'Prius v Accessories and Modifications' started by SmellyTofu, Oct 13, 2021.

  1. SmellyTofu

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    I used to own a Gen 3 with a Curt hitch but before I sold it, I took off all the hitch related items from it since the Curt web site says the Gen 3 and v have the same part number. I did try to put it on my v but somehow it doesn't seem to clear the back bumper. Has anyone tried doing a swap before?
     
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    The v wagon has a different hitch

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    Yes. I have one on my Prius v.
     
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    I went to Curt's website and it does list the same part # for both models. I opened a copy of the instructions posted and the images look like they are a v at first glance.

    If it doesn't clear does that mean it would fit if you cut a hole in the bumper?

    EDIT- Toyota made a change to the v bumpers I forget which year. Do you have the new style and this is why it may not fit?

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    Those hitches have different weight ratings I'm not sure they'd be the same even on the same model Prius...

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    I have one of the first built v. Late 2011
     
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