2018-2021 Audi Q5

2018-2021 Audi SQ5

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/SQ5 Hitch 



Installation Instructions

Operating Instructions

Frequently Asked Questions

Stealth’s fully welded Audi Q5/SQ5 hitch is custom made 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.


Hitch Towing Capacity

- 6,000 lbs - gross trailer weight (GTW)

- 600 lbs - tongue weight (TW)

Rack Receiver Capacity

 - 600 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 included in each Audi Q5 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 Q5, SQ5 Conversion Package.

    The Audi Q5/SQ5 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 Q5/SQ5 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. For vehicles with numerous trailer lights, Stealth harnesses are designed to increase the current capacity from the typical 5-amp solid state limitation to a full 20 amps.


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    John L.
    United States United States
    Excellent product!

    I got a stealth hitch to accommodate a bike rack on my new Audi SQ5 sportback. The closest certified installer was Auto Craft in NYC. They were excellent and the hitch is exactly what I hoped for. The 1 up rack and hitch combo is just what was needed. The product fro Stealth Hitch and service at Auto Craft is/was fantastic. Highly recommend both.

    George B.
    United States United States
    What a find!

    It’s exactly what I was looking for!

    Andrew W.
    United States United States
    Great Hidden Hitch, Does not Spoil the look of My SUV

    I had researched this type of hitch before purchasing a new vehicle, but after I purchased a Audi Q5 PHEV, the dealer actually recommended this hitch for my Bike rack. Hitch is great, when not installed it does not spoil the look of my SUV, and its really easy to install the receiver in a matter of seconds.

    United States United States
    Great hitch

    Fast shipping, innovative design and very functional. Love the fact that it looks OEM until you attach the towing receiver.

    Michael J.
    United States United States
    Audi Q5/SQ5 (2018 - 2020) Stealth Hitch

    The hitch is nice but the instructions are incorrect and worrisome. I found a video online that had better instructions on where to find bolts for disassembly that the instructions did not have. Also, the instructions do not tell you how to seal two tubes to prevent car exhaust from getting into the interior cabin. A competitors video did all of these things. By pure luck, I was able to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning by finding a video fro9m a different manufacturer on how to properly seal these tubes. No thanks to the included instructions.