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Thanks for the video, too bad we don't get that trailer hitch here in the US. I liked the roof rack, hadn't seen that before.
 

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We get a trailer hitch receiver, it is bolted in place. Not one that swings out of sight.
 
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Did you happen to notice if it was pre wired to accept male plug in for connecting lights to trailer?
VW advertises the hitch as supporting a braked trailer so the connector will be there. I've never seen an image yet that shows the connector on the US trailer receiver, although I've seen photos that show it on the EU hitch.
 

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Thanks for the pics and providing a child for scale :) Honestly, in most of the promo photos and videos I've seen it's hard to get a sense of the ID.4's size. It often looks...small. But seeing these pictures give a better sense of its size.

 

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So it seems like 1-1/4" size unless I am mistaken. Do we know if 2" option would be available? All my gear is prepared for 2" receiver, mainly since that is what comes by default with Q5 I am now using. Re-buying everything would be a pain in the bottom, and I am not a great fan of adapters
 

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I also wish it was a 2". Lucky I only need it for ~2700lbs so 1 1/4" still has the rating I need. If you use an adapter (1-1/4" to 2") it will greatly reduce your tow rating. If I am stuck with 1-1/4" on the ID4 I will simply get a new 1-1/4" hitch and the same ball size I currently use on the 2" hitch I use today. Until I see how far the ID4 can travel while towing I will be keeping my old SUV too.
 
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