winner winner chicken dinnerI suspect that the tow rating of zero for the Sportback/GS and 1,000 lbs. for the Tourx is in part an effort to steer customers towards an SUV/CUV that is more profitable than the Regals.
This is a real issue. I fabricated a riser and for the most part it works; unless the car is completely full of people and crap. Here is a link to the thread regarding my cargo tray. Cargo tray woesI'd go for a hitch with a higher receiver location either with a notch cutout in the lower portion of the bumper or through the lower half of the rear bumper. I have a hitch mount 4 bike carrier that's fairly long and heavy; the carrier would drag on our driveway and on numerous locations getting to the trails with the standard receiver location below the bumper.