koolkev
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2018 Leaf Trailer Hitch

Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:20 pm

I just got a 2018 and can't find a hitch yet. Curtis made one for the 2017. If one becomes available or is available please let me know.

LeftieBiker
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Re: 2018 Leaf Trailer Hitch

Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:53 pm

U-Haul shows one available, for $179.
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Re: 2018 Leaf Trailer Hitch

Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:06 pm

Might be an invalid listing, as U-Haul sells Curt hitches and the Curt website doesn't have a listing for the 2018 Nissan LEAF yet:

https://www.curtmfg.com/all-products/2018/nissan/leaf/

Probably worth a phone call to Curt, before ordering one from U-Hual, just in case.
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Re: 2018 Leaf Trailer Hitch

Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:47 pm

The U-haul listing:

https://www.uhaul.com/Trailer-Hitches/2018/Nissan/Leaf/Front-Wheel-Drive/?ddl

(You have to click on "find hitches" even though the 2018 Leaf is specified.)
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koolkev
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Re: 2018 Leaf Trailer Hitch

Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:00 pm

Curt's site which uhall refers to lists no product for 2018 leaf as of right now.

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Re: 2018 Leaf Trailer Hitch

Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:01 pm

Yup, but the point I was making is that U-Hual has a listing for a Curt hitch that doesn't seem to exist on the Curt website...

As I said, worth calling Curt first to confirm as I suspect that's a hitch for a 2017 and not the 2018 - although they may be the same.
Vancouver, CA owner of a 2013 Ocean Blue SV + QC, purchased 01/2017 in WA
Zencar 12/20/24/30A L1/L2 portable EVSE
1-1/4" Curt #11396 hitch
After market, DIY LED DRLs
LeafSpy Pro + Konnwei KW902 ELM327 BT OBDII dongle
Loving my first BEV :D

LeftieBiker
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Re: 2018 Leaf Trailer Hitch

Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:31 pm

I'm not arguing. I provided the link purely for informational purposes. I thought it seemed a little too reasonably priced. Someone should compare model numbers with the 2017 Leaf listing.

OK, since you insisted: it's the same part number. So either Nissan told U-Haul (but not Curt) that it's the same mount, or U-Haul goofed.
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alozzy
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Re: 2018 Leaf Trailer Hitch

Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:24 pm

I'm not arguing either, just giving the OP a heads up that it might not be an accurate listing. Since Curt makes the hitch, they will hopefully be able to give him/her a definitive answer before placing an order with U-Haul.
Vancouver, CA owner of a 2013 Ocean Blue SV + QC, purchased 01/2017 in WA
Zencar 12/20/24/30A L1/L2 portable EVSE
1-1/4" Curt #11396 hitch
After market, DIY LED DRLs
LeafSpy Pro + Konnwei KW902 ELM327 BT OBDII dongle
Loving my first BEV :D

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Re: 2018 Leaf Trailer Hitch

Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:37 am

It may well be that the same hitch will fit the 2018. I hope so.
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WLJ
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Re: 2018 Leaf Trailer Hitch

Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:16 pm

I just installed a Curt 11396 hitch for a 2017 Leaf on my 2018. The instructions call for removing the tow eye on the passenger side and using the bolts to install the hitch. The 2018 leaf does not have a tow eye, but still has the mounting nuts in the frame. The necessary bolts are M12x1.25x30mm which I could not find locally and had to order from Amazon. The hitch is a perfect fit. Curt has an installation video which I found helpful.

WLJ

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