Purchased from AutoAnything for $128.95. I think it's plenty sturdy, I would be more concerned about the body of the car if I were towing, I only use it for my 2 bike carrier. I enlarged the holes (see install pdf) probably less than a 1/4 inch on each end with a die grinder. No clearance issues or other modifications were necessary. I did it myself, but bolting it up would be much easier with a helper, the bolts can get pushed back into the channel if your not careful, it happened to one of mine and it wasn't very fun getting it back in place, the supplied fish wires are your friends. Very satisfied with this hitch.