Yes, you can install a trailer hitch by yourself as long as you have the right tools for the job. DIY hitch installation is a great way to save money on the trailer hitch installation cost. CURT custom hitches are engineered to make installation as easy and as minimally invasive as possible.Click to see full answer. Similarly one may ask, is it hard to install a trailer hitch? At a glance In fact, DIY tow hitch installation is fairly common (and relatively easy). It can get complicated on certain cars and with some hitch types, but most simple installations require only basic tools, so you won’t have to splurge on a new toolbox just for this project.Similarly, how long does it take to install a trailer hitch? A mechanically inclined do-it-yourselfer should take about half an hour assuming all of the tools required are available. A professional might charge an hour of labor despite the hitch install time being just 15 minutes. Then, how much does it cost to install a trailer hitch? The installation would cost at least $50 as well. Fifth wheel hitches cost between $300 and $2,000. Professional installation for such a hitch also costs between $200 and $500. A new gooseneck trailer hitch costs between $200 and $600.Can I install a hitch myself?Yes, you can install a trailer hitch by yourself as long as you have the right tools for the job. DIY hitch installation is a great way to save money on the trailer hitch installation cost. Most CURT hitches can be installed with common hand tools, right in your own garage.