Question: What Is The Most Common Trailer Ball Size?

What size ball does a Uhaul trailer need?

Hitches must be able to tow the weight of the trailer and its cargo.

A U-Haul representative can advise you on the type of hitch required for your intended use.

Hitch-ball sizes of 1-7/8 and 2 inches are acceptable with a U-Haul trailer coupler..

What size ball mount should I get?

Make sure your adjustable ball mount has the weight capacity to support the loaded weight of the trailer. Also make sure the ball mount you choose has the correct size shank to fit your hitch’s receiver (for instance, use a 2-inch ball mount with a 2-inch hitch receiver).

What are common trailer ball sizes?

There are only 3 standard sizes in the United States: 1-7/8 inch, 2 inch and 2-5/16 inch hitch balls. You’ll also want to pay attention to what weight capacity your hitch ball is rated for.

What is the standard trailer ball height?

around 17 inchesHelpful Expert Reply: Normally trailer coupler height is around 17 inches, from the ground to the bottom of the coupler, and most hitch manufacturers design their hitches to work with a ball mount that will end up very close to this measurement.

Do they make a 2 5 8 hitch ball?

There are three sizes of trailer balls, a 1-7/8 inch, a 2 inch and a 2-5/16 inch. In the past, I have heard some refer to the 2-5/16 ball as a 2-5/8, but there is no such animal as a 2-5/8 inch trailer ball.