2021 Jeep Tow Package - changing hitch to Class 3?

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I ordered the 2021 jeep tow package on my Rubicon which comes with a class 2 receiver. Does anyone have thoughts or recommendations on changing it out to a class 3?

I have a bike rack and Hitch Cargo Carrier that both require a class 3 receiver. and really don't want to buy bike rack. No current plans to haul trailers, boats or RVs.

(at least not yet (LOL))
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I believe it's still a 2", which is what those accessories are requiring. The class 2s you see on cars are 1.25" which is why they won't work.
 
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Upon order I thought so too but from my build sheet

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It could be a 2" Class 2 hitch then. Class 2 exceeds my 2dr JL towing capacity anyway so I never paid close attention. It is a 2" receiver.
 

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@Talox Yes, I have it on my Rubicon, parked right outside my window. I pulled a boat on Sunday, just over 2k lbs and it is definitely the same size receiver as my Super Duty, as I used the same hitch/ball for both.
 

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My 2021 Willys with the Jeep Tow Package came with a Class II, 2" receiver.

I use a hitch mounted cargo carrier with 550 lb capacity without any issue.
 

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As others have said, you definitely don’t need to worry about this. I’ve used my 2” receiver bike racks, cargo tray, and towing. It’s good for all!
 

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Unless you are putting more than 350 lbs over the tongue and towing more than 3500 lbs (JLU towing limit) you don't need a Class 3.
 
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Unless you are putting more than 350 lbs over the tongue and towing more than 3500 lbs (JLU towing limit) you don't need a Class 3.
Understood no plans to haul anything that heavy ... in my TJ a landscape trailer with a quad would push it all over the place especially on downhill on wet pavement.

I am known to have a heavy foot
 

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Totally just for discussion, but I believe that EU and AUS have higher tow limits by far. I wonder if they get a different hitch?
 
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