2020-21 Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid - (RACK ONLY OPTION AVAILABLE)

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 Q5 Plug-in Hybrid (2020 - 2021)



Rack Installation Instructions

Operating Instructions

Frequently Asked Questions

Stealth’s fully welded Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid hitch is custom-built to be strong and durable. Our Lifetime Guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards and provides you with a lifetime of adventure. 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.

The vehicle towing capacity for the Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid with a tow package.

 Hitch Towing Capacity
• 6,000 lbs - gross trailer weight (GTW)
• 600 lbs - tongue weight (TW)

 * 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 included in each package?

    The Audi Q5 Plug-in Hybrid 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. 

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    Very well made and thought out design.

    The instructions were pretty much spot on. There could be improvements in them however. Such as mentioning the best technique for removing the foam spare tire insert. In order to get it out you must remove from the right side first. If you try from the left, you will struggle in vain. And be more clear of which lower fascia to remove. There are technically two. The one below the bumper and the one at wheel well height. Besides that, everything went smoothly.

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    Awesome. Preserves my look

    Awesome. Easy installation.

    United States United States

    Love it!

    I put the stealth Hitch on my 2019 Audi SQ5 & you can’t tell it’s even on. Highly recommended!!!

    Kevin W.
    United States United States

    Serious build quality, a few install hiccups

    I installed the hitch myself on a 2015 Audi Q5. I had most of the tools but realized I needed a 10mm hollow nut driver after I started and this turned out to be most annoying to find. I could only find this locally in a set, and the first one I got wasn't deep enough to work so I had to go buy another one. Long story. The other annoying tool-related issue is related to the torque specs - a range of 10lb-90lbs were needed for different bolts and not many torque wrenches have that range. Luckily a handy friend had two different wrenches that worked. Anyhow, for the install, the instructions and photos were ok but left a bit to be desired in a couple key phases. Several of the bolts and screws were a real pain to get to. My biggest complaint was around instructions for removing the actual bumper cover, which only said "carefully pull the fascia away from vehicle." I wish the instructions had given more specifics about which direction to start to pull from and more specific indication of where tabs and clips were. I tried to be careful but ended up tearing a couple of the tabs close to the driver wheel arch, and all but broke the two pop clips near the top of the cover that sit behind the tail lights. I still don't know the right way to have popped those out. Since I felt like I was breaking the car this part was very stressful and made me regret attempting the install even though I'm competent with the tools. All that said I am very happy with the result.

    Jeremy P.
    United States United States
    ALEC Z. verified customer review of Audi Q5/SQ5  (2018 - Present)

    2018 Audi Q5 Stealth Hitch Install

    Quick and easy install! Installing the stealth hitch on my Q5 took me exactly 2hrs (I timed it). I don't consider myself to be savvy auto mechanic, but the work instructions that came with the hitch were very detailed and easy to follow. Highly recommend trying to perform the install yourself if you have the tools for it as it saved me a few hundred dollars that I would have been quoted from an authorized installer!

    ALEC Z.
    United States