Originally Posted by TCNASHVILLE
Tim, make sure the part you're measuring on your hitch isn't the adapter. My 2012 came with a 2in removable adapter that inserts into the 2.5in receiver. To get the higher tongue rating on the hitch, you must upgrade to a 2.5in hitch bar or "shank" as it's called.
You made me take a second look!! I remembered what looked like 2 layers of metal, but it is just the way the hitch is made.
There is a ring at the end of the reciever to add strength but no insert. It is a 2" reciever.