The Curt Manufacturing A16 is designed to provide a surprisingly quiet ride while maintain superior towing power. It has a gross trailer weight capacity of 16,000 lbs. and can handle a vertical load up to 4,000 lbs. It comes with a three-position coupling indicator visible from your pickup truck cab, an extra wide head for easier coupling and high-strength interlocking die-cast jaws for a secure hold on your 5th wheel trailer.This 16K 5th wheel hitch excels in quiet 5th wheel towing. It uses a fully articulating torsion head, a cast yoke with poly-torsion inserts and interlocking jaws to create stability for your trailer and tow vehicle. These components also allow the A16 to suppress shock and vibrations and reduce any additional noise coming from your trailer.Like the other Curt Manufacturing A-Series hitches, the A16 is coated with a durable carbide powder coat finish. It meets proposed SAE J2638 standards and includes a limited lifetime warranty to make this the best hitch ever to be mounted in the back of your pickup. This A16 5th wheel hitch head comes ready to be attached to the Curt Manufacturing R16 5th wheel roller.