2018-2022 Audi A5 Sportback & Convertible

2018-2021 Audi S5 Sportback & Convertible

Build Your Package

Stealth Hitches offers two hitch packages a Rack package or a Combo package (Rack and Towing). The combo package is the rack price plus our discounted conversion kit cost.

The same vehicle specific cross beam and vertical latching mechanism is used on both packages - meaning that you can upgrade to towing later by purchasing a conversion kit.

Stealth Hitches offers two hitch packages a Rack package or a Combo package (Rack and Towing). The combo package includes everything the rack package offers plus all components needed for towing. The same vehicle specific cross beam and vertical latching mechanism is used on both packages - meaning that you can upgrade to towing later by purchasing a conversion kit.

Audi A5 & S5 Hitch


Installation Instructions

Operating Instructions

Frequently Asked Questions

Stealth’s fully welded trailer hitch for the Audi A5, S5 is strong and durable with a Lifetime Guarantee. The combination of a stainless steel latch block and powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection allowing you to enjoy your eco-adventures and not worry about the function of your hitch.


Hitch Towing Capacity

- 3,500 lbs - gross trailer weight (GTW)

- 350 lbs - tongue weight (TW)

Rack Receiver Capacity

 - 350 lbs - 2" receiver (standard)

 - 300 lbs - 1-1/4" receiver

 * Do not exceed the weight ratings of the hitch, trailer, or vehicle.

 * See trailer and vehicle manufacturer's information for ratings.


Why Stealth Hitches are chosen over competitor hitches.

  • Made in the USA.
  • No visible cutouts in the bumper.
  • Completely hidden.
  • No welding or drilling required.
  • Protects the crumple zone of the vehicle.
  • No permanent attachments hanging under the vehicle.
  • Any foot activated hatch releases remain active.
  • No knee or shin bangers.
  • Integral theft resistant lock and key.
  • Great for bikes, extra cargo, skis and more.



        What's the best Audi A5 & S5 trailer hitch package?

        Stealth Hitches offers a rack only package and a combo package with tow and rack options. The same cross beam and vertical latch block are used on all packages so if you need to upgrade to tow later you can with the Audi A5, S5 Conversion Package.

        The Audi S5 hitch Rack Package comes with standard 2" detachable rack receiver that accepts current versions of bike racks, ski racks, cargo platforms, and other square tube accessories.  A wiring harness is not required if rack connections are the customers only application.

        The Audi S5 Combo Package uses a detachable ball mount that operates differently than a typical square tube receiver hitch.  When inserted into the stainless-steel receiver block, a tight connection is created to the vehicle frame, eliminating the jerking and banging associated with square tube receivers type hitches during starts and stops. This solid connection creates less wear and tear on the vehicle transmission and is a more pleasurable ride for the passengers. 

        Stealth Wiring Harness

        Our "Stealth" wiring harness and controller is specifically designed to monitor and duplicate the tail light functions.  Drawing current from the tail light circuits can cause vehicle faults, especially on European vehicles.  Our controller draws current directly from the battery to eliminate this issue.

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        Sandra S.
        United States United States

        Great Customer Service

        Ordered it with the 2" receiver needed 1 1/4" easy return and sent new one. All phone calls answered promptly. Had trouble getting receiver attached. Thought it was correctly installed, but It actually came out while transporting bike. Called from the side of the road and technician talked me through proper installation, Was back on the road in a couple minutes. Had a different hitch on my old 2014 A5 which was visible. This is worth the money for the invisibility on my new (to me) 2018 A5! Love it!

        Raphael P.
        Canada Canada
        Robert S.
        United States United States


        Great, just installed it yesterday. Took about 2 hours.

        Loren H.
        United States United States

        2018 Audi S5

        Overall, I'm quite satisfied with the Stealth Hitch and my installation. The quality of construction and finish are top notch as is the customer service. I had a few difficulties installing that I brought on myself. Read and and study closely the installation instructions. There were a couple of items in the instructions that were wrong but had no issues getting around them. I spent around 4 hours doing the work not including interruptions. Of course if I did this again, it would take a lot less time. Duh. Regarding the fascia trim, I used a Dremel plastic cutting disc bit that worked very well.

        Henry K.
        United States United States

        Take your time and your project will come out awesome.

        This is a great product and fit very well. The instructions are easy to ready and understand but read them carefully. I had to call into tech support a couple of times to make 100% sure I did not mess the install up. Their customer service is GREAT!. I strongly suggest that you have a larger variety of automotive tools than the ones stated in the instructions. You will need to use various drive extensions and a few other tools like a multimaster to get this done right. The entire project took me about 8 hours to install which included wrapping up the electrical connections in the VW/Audi Cloth tape. Cutting the rear bumper proved to be a challenge and it's better to cut the bumpper slightly smaller than too large. This was the most challenging part of the install......getting the cuts even as the A5 Base and the S-line have different bumpers. This is not a project for a novice....if you are inexperienced.....I suggest you go to an automotive body shop that works on Audi as they will be familiar with bumper and crash bar removal as well and the electrical connections. All in all this is a great product, very well built and worth every penny!