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MSRP: $249.95

ITEM # 3052

  • An instant, multi-use step that provides better access to your SUV

  • Current Model will fit 1.25" and 2" Hitch Receivers

  • Attaches securely to the hitch receiver of your vehicle and stores under the bumper when not in use

  • 3 Products in 1  - A stair step that provides people and pets with lower stress access into a pickup  - A sturdy platform to help load items onto a rack or canopy  - A seat at the back of the vehicle to don hiking or ski boots, waders, skates or other sport gear

  • Simple to use

  • Effortless to stow

  • Easy to install

  • Holds up to 400 pounds on a Class III hitch

  • Stable & durable

  • Corrosion-resistant coating

  • Minimal effect on ground clearance

  • 1-year warranty

Dan Knodle and Jeffrey Heininger met in 2003 by way of a mutual friend, Curt Yamamoto, in Seattle.  The conversations continued with ideas on how best to develop the market for the product and it was not until 2009 that the two entrepreneurs actually inked an agreement to license the Twistep technology into a new model that Heininger Holdings has since offered through its PortablePET division.


In the following pages you will find the original company information and the introduction of Dan’s dog, Orion along with an overview of the Heininger legacy.

For more information, please visit our dedicated Twistep Pet Step Website




                           The TWISTEP will fit many SUV's.  If you are trying to install the TWISTEP on a 2006-Current Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, Cadillac Escalade, 2018-Current Ford Expedition, 2014-Present Jeep Grand Cherokee & some Nissan Pathfinders you will need to purchase this additional bracket.  Please call our customer support team @ 888-722-5240 or go to our Twistep for SUV's Accessories page to purchase.



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