Once you have found the perfect bicycle to meet your cycling needs it is time to find a bike rack mount for your vehicle. For those with SUVs and trucks this list will probably not provide much help to you. While many our choices will fit multiple vehicle types, for this article we are going to be specifically looking at trunk mount bike racks that are meant for cars and compact vehicles. Getting the right trunk mount bike rack will make transporting your bike easier and thus you will be able to enjoy riding in new and exciting locations.
Thankfully the selection for bike racks for cars has improved dramatically over the last several years. Because it may be hard to know where to get started in your search we have chosen to give you information about three of our picks for best trunk mount bike racks. Hopefully these reviews will give you an idea of what type of rack will be right for your car. One word of advice, make sure to use Amazon’s tool that allows you to discover if the mount will fit your car.
Our first pick is the Allen Sports Deluxe 2-Bike Trunk Mount Rack, which will be a great choice for the large majority of our car driving readers. The beauty in this unit is the stability and versatility. Not only does it fit a larger number of cars, but can also fit on hatchbacks, minivans, and SUVs. This bike rack also ships assembled so that putting it to work is a snap. The side straps on this rack also provide extra stability so that when taking turns your bikes will stay in place. Foam padding help to protect your car’s paint so that wear and tear is minimized.
This bike rack is able to comfortably handle two bicycles at once and has several unique features. The adjustment hubs are easy to use and help to simplify the process of fitting the unit to your specific car model. Once this rack arrives at your house you won’t have to wait long to use it as it comes pre-assembled and will allow you to hit the road with you precious cargo in no time. We love that the Hollywood Racks Two Bike Trunk Rack folds flat for easy storage.
Our last selection on our list is our most impressive, but also our most expensive. The old adage that you get what you pay for is true for the Thule 3 Bike Rear Mounted Rack. Straps from less expensive models are replaced with cables that are able to be locked into place from the rack. The bike arms are foldable which makes storage a breeze. The FitDial system ensures a perfect fit on your vehicle so that this unit will fit like a glove each time it is used. Lastly, this unit features anti-sway cages that will help prevent your bikes from swaying and banging into each other, and issue common to many other bike racks. Simply put, this is one of the best bike racks that money can buy.