Model X

Maximum Tongue Weight vs Maximum Hitch Receiver Vertical Load

I'm confused by the Model X Manual.
It states under "Carrying Accessories" the hitch receiver can support 125lb (54Kg) vertical weight.
But under "Towing Capacity" it says the Maximum Tongue weight is is 500lb (227Kg).
The manual also states the Tesla Hitch Receiver must be used for Towing.

I'm interested in both using cargo carriers and eventually towing a trailer.
Can someone explain these diverging numbers to me?
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