Optimized ball placement provides precise drop/rise to maintain vehicle departure angle; using a third-party ball mount may result in reduced departure angle and contact with the ground on inclines.
Dual-layer painting process features a protective paint called electro-deposition coating or “e-coat” to help protect against corrosion and the environment, along with a powder topcoat to help protect against UV rays and maintain long-term appearance. In contrast, aftermarket ball mounts typically use single-layer paint.
Thorough lab testing—in conjunction with the Genuine Toyota tow hitch— ensures the ball mount design meets all Toyota performance standards.
On-road testing puts the ball mount to the test on the specific vehicle model in real world towing conditions to guarantee the quality and durability of the entire towing system.
All Toyota ball mounts meet all industry towing standards.