Hyundai Elantra: Hitches - Trailer towing - Driving your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra HD 20062010 Owners ManualHyundai Elantra: Hitches


It's important to have the correct hitch equipment. Crosswinds, large trucks going by, and rough roads are a few reasons why youll need the right hitch. Here are some rules to follow:

  • Will you have to make any holes in the body of your vehicle when you install a trailer hitch? If you do, then be sure to seal the holes later when you remove the hitch. If you dont seal them, deadly carbon monoxide (CO) from your exhaust can get into your vehicle, as well as dirt and water.
  • The bumpers on your vehicle are not intended for hitches. Do not attach rental hitches or other bumper-type hitches to them. Use only a framemounted hitch that does not attach to the bumper.
    Trailer towing
    If you are considering towing with your car, you should first check with your states Department of Motor Vehicles to determine their legal requirements. Since laws vary from state to state the req ...

    Safety chains
    You should always attach chains between your vehicle and your trailer. Cross the safety chains under the tongue of the trailer so that the tongue will not drop to the road if it becomes separated ...