How to Install a Trailer Hitch on a Honda Odyssey (2018-2022)

Adding a trailer hitch to a Honda Odyssey requires only a few tools, a Curt 13370 trailer hitch, and a short amount of time to complete the installation. This trailer hitch and installation process will work for the Honda Odyssey model years 2018-2022.

Follow these basic steps to begin hauling trailers and other kinds of hitch-mounted accessories with your Honda Odyssey today.

Tools needed:

  • Safety Glasses
  • Exhaust Pliers
  • Nut Driver
  • Socket Wrench
  • 5” Extension
  • 19mm Socket

Honda Odyssey (2018-2022) hitch installation steps

1. Prep Underbody

Prior to installing the hitch, the underbody will need to be prepped. Start by removing the driver-side panel. On the passenger side, remove the existing mud flap and exhaust hanger.

2. Raise hitch into position

Now that the underbody has been prepped, raise the hitch into position. Line up the attachment points of the hitch into the appropriate location of the vehicle’s frame.

3. Install Hardware

With the hitch in its proper position install the given hardware into the 3 attachment points. Install conical toothed washers on each side of the vehicle.

4. Tighten and torque hitch

Tighten and torque all bolts down according to the manufacturer's specification using the torque wrench with the 5” extension and 19mm socket.

5. Re-install underbody panels and exhaust hanger

Finally, we will re-install the previously removed portions of the underbody including the exhaust hanger. The underbody panel will need to be trimmed prior to re-installing.

You should now have your trailer hitch installed on your Honda Odyssey.

How much does it cost to add a hitch for a Honda Odyssey (2018-2022)?

The price range of a hitch for a Toyota RAV4 ranges from $160 to $180. U-Haul carries several different classes of hitches and offers different sizes to accommodate both 1¼ to 2-inch receivers. U-Haul offers both installation services at a local U-Haul Moving Center® and will ship your hitch to your home.

How much does it cost to have a hitch installed on a Honda Odyssey (2018-2022)?

Installation costs are normally under $100 but you should check with your local U-Haul Moving Center® as prices can differ based on location, the hitch model you are installing, and your vehicle. All U-Haul Moving Centers can install a hitch to your vehicle and with over 1,500 U-Haul centers throughout the country, you can have your hitch installed and be back on the road in no time.

All trailer hitches sold and installed at a U-Haul Moving Center® come with the option of a lifetime warranty plan guaranteed to replace your hitch with no limitation for any damage, including collision, corrosion, accidental overload, jackknifing, and vehicle theft.

Honda Odyssey Hitch Prices

How long does it take to install a hitch on a Honda Odyssey (2018-2022)?

Installation takes anywhere from 1 to 2 ½ hours depending on the hitch being installed and your vehicle. We recommend making an online appointment from our website to accommodate your busy schedule. In addition, U-Haul service centers offer an extensive line of towing accessories (Ball mount, Hitch ball, Pin, and Clip, Wiring) to help you safely tow your boat, camper, or trailer

Do you need a wiring kit for Honda Odyssey (2018-2022)?

If you are planning to tow a trailer or camper with brake lights, running lights, and turn signal, you will want a wiring kit to power the lights on your trailer. The most common lighting harness comes in a 4 pin and 7 pin connector.  The 4- way connector has basic lighting functions (running lights, brake lights, turn signal) while the 7-way connector adds a 12-volt circuit, circuit for electric trailer brakes, and reverse lights. U-Haul offers both 4-way and 7-way connectors.  Find out which option is best for your Honda Odyssey

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