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BMW X5 (G05) xLine (2019 - 2020)

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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.



BMW X5 xLine Hitch

INSTALLATION & OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

Tow Installation (Stealth Harness)

Rack Installation

Operating Instructions

Frequently Asked Questions

You can now convert Stealth's hidden rack hitch to our tow package here 

Stealth’s fully welded tow hitch for the BMW X5 (G05) xLine 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.

The vehicle capacities with the BMW X5 tow hitch are:

 Hitch Towing Capacity
Vehicle Towing Capacity*
• 8,000 lbs - gross trailer weight (GTW)
• 7,700 lbs - gross trailer weight (GTW)
• 600 lbs - tongue weight (TW)
• 600 lbs - tongue weight (TW)

 * Please confirm vehicle capacities with vehicle owner’s manual.



  

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 BMW X5 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 BMW X5 (G05)  xLine Conversion Package.

    The BMW X5 (G05)  xLine 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 BMW X5 (G05)  xLine Combo Hitch 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.  The tight connection also allows our hitch to pass the more stringent European test requirements which carry a higher towing rating than the US rating.  Our hitches conform to both US (SAE) and European (EU) test requirements.  

    Stealth Standard 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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    09/01/2020

    Worked great!!

    Installation takes time. And BMW technician expertise!

    KM
    Ken M.
    United States United States
    Stealth Hitches BMW X5 (G05)  xLine (2019 - 2020) Review
    08/19/2020

    Killer app for my X5

    The hitch is great - highest-end imaginable. And it works great. But installation is a huge chore and the instructions are vague and challenging at best. I got through it but had to wing it through the tough parts (ortho surgeon - I’m good with stuff like this). I called the company for help with the electricals and the guy I spoke to was absolutely amazing - seriously top-notch. Overall I’m very pleased but the instructions for installation really need revision.

    JF
    John F. Parker MD
    United States United States
    07/30/2020

    2020 BMW X5 Stealth Hitch

    They have been very helpful because my BMW dealer who said they know how to install these hitches did not properly follow the instructions. Stealth was able to assist them to get things properly installed. The hitch is invisible and maintains the OEM functionality which is great.

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    Anonymous
    United States United States
    07/28/2020

    The perfect solution!

    The Stealth Hitch fit my 2019 X5 perfectly. The fitment is amazing. The quality of the components used it top notch. The hitch is solid, quiet and easy to use -best of all it disappears completely when not needed!

    A Stealth Hitches Customer
    KS
    Kevin S.
    Canada Canada
    05/21/2020

    Install and use

    Very impressive product! At first glance the install seemed tough by looking at what is involved. Expected time give was 3.5 hours, took me 4 and I have a mechanical background. When the hitch arrived, I was amazed at the quality of the components, very heavy duty. The installation instructions were spot on and everything went back together perfectly. I would for sure recommend Stealth Hitch to anyone that is on the fence about purchasing.

    LH
    Lonnie H.
    United States United States