Top 5 Best Car Bike Racks 2022 – 2023 [BUYER’S GUIDE]

1, Allen Sports Deluxe Trunk Mounted Bike Rack

Safe, Versatile, and Easy to Use
Patented single configuration design fits wide range of vehicles
The Allen Sports 102DN Deluxe Two Bike Carrier fits sedans, hatchbacks, minivans and SUV’s (make sure to confirm specific vehicle fit above). Its patented design sets up quickly and will safely transport your bicycles around town or cross country. Two side straps deliver exceptional lateral stability on your vehicle. A patented tie-down system individually secures and protects your bicycles.
• Sets up in seconds
• Fully assembled
• Patented tie-down system secures and protects bicycles
• Narrow set carry arms fit board range of bicycle styles and sizes
• Rugged, high quality components ensure years of use
• Backed by Allen’s lifetime warranty
Patented individiual tie-down system
Allen’s patented individual tie-down system secures and protects your bicycles. The tie-downs are fixed in position on the carry arm, but rotate so that the can engage a wide range of bicycle frame sizes and styles.
Patented design fits sedans, SUV’s, hatchbacks, and minivans
The patented single configuration design fits a wide range of vehicles, and eliminates confusion during installation. The middle frame on the rack keeps bicycles away from your vehicle during transport. Please consult Allen Fit List for specific vehicle fit.
Side straps for lateral stability on vehicle
Two side straps (in addition to rugged top and bottom straps) deliver exceptional stability for the rack when on your vehicle. This ensures that you and your bikes reach your destination safely.
Narrow set carry arms for easy bike loading
The 102DN’s carry arms will accommodate a wide range of bicycle frame styles and sizes. Most traditional adult size bicycles, as well as most women’s and children’s frames can be quickly installed onto the rack.
• Patented design fits sedans, hatchbacks, minivans, and SUV’s – consult manufacturer web site for specific vehicle fit information
• Side straps for increased lateral stability
• Individual tie-downs secure and protect bicycles
• Padded lower frame keeps bicycles away from vehicle
• Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging 70 pounds max capacity

2, Thule T2 Pro XT 2 Bike Rack

Tool-free Attachment
Tool-free AutoAttach knob makes it easy to install or remove and includes built-in lock cylinder.
HitchSwitch Lever
HitchSwitch lever tilts rack up and down with easy to reach functionality.
Tilts up
Compactly folds up when not in use or for storage.
Rear of Vehicle Access
Tilts down for rear of vehicle access.
Ratcheting Arm
Frame free ratcheting arm secures bike quickly without frame contact and fits 20-29″ wheels and up to 5″ tires.
Bike Clearance
Offers generous spacing between bikes (hub spacing up to 197mm) with the ability to adjust bike mounts side to side minimizing interference.
Securely Locks Bikes
Integrated 24″ cable lock secures bike to rack and retracts into the ratcheting arm when not in use.
Securely Locks Bikes
Integrated 24″ cable lock secures bike to rack and retracts into the ratcheting arm when not in use.
• Premium platform hitch bike rack for 2-4 bikes
• Carry up to 4 bikes with the Thule XT Pro XT Bike Add-on (sold separately, 2″ receiver only)
• Fits 20 – 29 ” wheels, fat bikes with up to 5″ tires, and hub spacing up to 197 mm
• Ideal for carbon frames, mountain, downhill and fat bikes (does not fit 27.5″ fat bikes)
• Load capacity: 120 lbs (60lb max per bike)
• Dimensions: 54 x 15 x 43 inches; Folded dimensions: 54.7 x 22.5 x 33.8 inches
• DO NOT install on a trailer or other towed vehicle

3, Critical Cycles Lenox Hitch Mount Bike Rack

Critical Cycles Lenox Hitch Mounted Tray Rack, 2-Bike
Your dreams of an epic cycling adventure need a place to start. We’ve designed our Lenox Hitch Mounted Tray Rack to help you get there. Your next conquest begins and ends with seamlessly transporting your two-wheeled companion. Lenox’s lower orientation helps you to easily lift and remove your bike from the mount.
Lenox comes equipped with rubber straps and padded grips to keep your bike damage free along your journeys. Plus, this versatile mount can accommodate an array of different cycles and frame types. Sliding wheel platforms offer a custom fit for bikes with 20-29-inch wheels so you can rest assured your friend’s bike can fit, too.
Hassle-free Adventure
Whether carrying your precious cargo, or loading your car ahead of time for the next big adventure, Lenox allows full access to your trunk. When exploration is postponed, Lenox folds into an easy-to-store size for next time.
Convenient and Compact Design
Lenox’s design provides constant access to the trunk of your car, with or without bikes on it! When not in use, Lenox can easily fold down and be stowed away for another time.
Safe and Secure Transport
Rest easy, just like your bike. Lenox boasts top-of-the-line tie down cradles and straps for the utmost security during transportation.
All the Strength You Need
Lenox is constructed from sturdy steel for a reliable and durable build. This construction can hold up to 70lbs and never lets you down.
Plus a Little Extra
Have your friend tag along, their bike is welcome too. Lenox’s versatile build can support a ton of bikes in a variety of different sizes and builds. No one gets left behind
• 2-Bike hitch mount tray rack made to fit 1 1/4″ or 2″ trailer hitch. Vehicle must have a class III or IV hitch to use this product
• Fits two bikes with 20-29 inch wheels with a max load capacity of 80 lbs per bike
• Soft grips arms protect frame from damage and are designed to accommodate an array of frame styles and sizes
• Conveniently foldable center arm folds down for easy access to the rear of your vehicle without having to remove the rack
• Minor assembly required. Not safe for use on RV’s or Trailers

4, Saris Bones 801 3-Bike Trunk Mounted Rack

There is a place where function and form collide. Where practical becomes practically gallery-worthy. And that has never been more true with the wide array of colors to choose from.
Match Your Personality
It’s the same Fabio Pendrini designed car rack with the same 4.5 out of 5 star rating from Bicycle Magazine. Now, it’s just a little more you.
Arc-based design
Fits over most spoilers and separates bikes on different levels.
Injection-molded arms and legs
The strongest frame on the market.
Rubberized feet and coated straps
Rubberized feet protect vehicle and coated straps protect bike.
A tested statement of style, design, convenience and durability, the Saris Bones Trunk Rack is not only the best-looking rack on the market; it makes transporting your bike from point A to B easier than ever. The Bones carries up to three bikes and its arc-based design fits sedans, hatchbacks, minivans, SUV’s and nearly all cars with rear spoilers. Rubberized feet protect your vehicle and the coated straps protect your bike. This rack also has the strongest frame on the market, thanks to the injected-molded arms and legs. It weighs only 11lbs and is constructed with rust-free 100% recyclable materials. The Bones 3-Bike is available in a wide array of colors. Choose a rack to match your personality or a cause that’s close to your heart. Saris donates a portion of the sales to National MS Society (orange rack), World Bicycle Relief (red rack) and Breast Cancer Research (pink rack) Awarded 4.5 out of 5 stars from Bicycling Magazine Safely carries 3 bikes up to 35lbs each Compatible with most vehicles (see Saris Fit Guide for approved fits) Arc-based design fits over most spoilers and separates bikes on different levels Injection-molded arms and legs are the strongest on the market Ratcheting anti-sway straps for a secure bike hold Articulated rubber feet and vinyl-coated hooks protect the vehicle’s finish Spring buckle straps protect the bike’s paint job Rust-free, injection-molded plastic Built with 100% recyclable materials Lightweight at 11lbs Patents issued and pending Lifetime Warranty Made in the USA
• Trunk mounted rack carries up to three bikes, up to 35 pounds each
• Arc-based design fits over most spoilers, and separates bikes on different levels
• Most popular trunk rack ever sold. With more than one million in use, the simple design sets the standard for trunk racks.
• Injection -molded arms and legs are the strongest on the market
• Built in Madison, Wisconsin; limited lifetime
• Innovative retractable straps feature one-touch adjustability for ease of car fit and seamless strap management.

5, Thule UpRide Universal Bike Rack

Versatile Design
Versatile design accommodates bikes with non-traditional frame designs, rear suspension, and bottle cages – Suitable for bikes with carbon frames.
No Frame Contact
No bike frame contact is made as the hook securely grabs the front wheel.
Easy Interface
Simple interface for switching carrier from one side of your car to the other.
Locking Capability
Locks the bike to the bike rack and the bike rack to the vehicle (locks sold separately).
Ratcheting wheel strap quickly secures back wheel to tray.
Perfect Fit
Fits Thule AeroBlade, AeorBlade Edge, SquareBar and most aftermarket racks.
• No bike frame contact is made as the hook securely grabs the front wheel
• Versatile design accommodates bikes with non-traditional frame designs, rear suspension, and bottle cages
• Simple interface for switching carrier from one side of your car to the other
• Fits most 20-29″ wheel bicycles with tires up to 3″ wide (up to 5″ with Thule UpRide Fat Bike Adapter, sold separately)
• Locks the bike to the bike rack and the bike rack to the vehicle (locks sold separately)

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