Thule T2 Pro XT
Kuat Sherpa 2.0
Yakima Dr. Tray
Awards Editors' Choice Award  Best Buy Award Top Pick Award  
Price $619.95 at REI
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$498.00 at REI
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$429.95 at Competitive Cyclist
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$533.00 at Amazon
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$689.00 at REI
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Pros Easy tilt release function, durable, fat bike compatible, tool-free installationLightweight, simple, foot pedal tilt mechanismReasonably priced, highly versatile, solid construction, user-friendly tilt release, comes with locksLow loading height, easy tray adjustment, lightweight, tool free removalDurable, versatile, integrated work stand
Cons Hefty, PricyLacks versatility, expensiveSits slightly closer to vehicle than some, some assembly required.High price, sticky tilt release handle, cable locks are difficult to useHeavy, expensive, more difficult assembly
Bottom Line The Thule T2 Pro XT is the winner of our Editors Choice Award, and is the best hitch rack we have ever tested.As the lightest hitch rack we tested, the Sherpa was a favorite for its good looks and simple design.Our Best Buy Award winning RockyMounts MonoRail combines a solid performance and a reasonable price.A lightweight alternative to other hitch racks, with great adjustability.The NV 2.0 combines beautiful design with great functionality.
Rating Categories Thule T2 Pro XT Kuat Sherpa 2.0 RockyMounts MonoRail Yakima Dr. Tray Kuat NV 2.0
Ease Of EveryDay Use (20%)
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Ease Of Removal And Storage (20%)
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Versatility (20%)
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Security (20%)
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Specs Thule T2 Pro XT Kuat Sherpa 2.0 RockyMounts MonoRail Yakima Dr. Tray Kuat NV 2.0
Style Hitch (tray) Hitch (tray) Hitch (tray) Hitch (tray) Hitch (tray)
Bike Capacity 2 2 2 2 2
Lock? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Weight 51 lbs 32 lbs 44lbs 2oz 34 lbs 57lbs 10oz
Other Sizes Available? Yes, 1.25" receiver and rack add-on for 2 additional bikes Yes, 1.25" receiver Yes, 1.25" reciever, single bike add-on sold separately Yes, 1.25" receiver and rack add-on for 1 additional bike Yes, 1.25" receiver and rack add-on for 2 additional bikes
Cross Bar Compatibility N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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