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81
$600
Editors' Choice Award
The Thule T2 Pro XT is the winner of our Editors Choice Award, and is the best hitch rack we have ever tested.
79
$650
Top Pick Award
A lightweight alternative to other hitch racks, with great adjustability.
78
$400
Best Buy Award
Our Best Buy Award winning RockyMounts MonoRail combines a solid performance and a reasonable price.
78
$498
As the lightest hitch rack we tested, the Sherpa was a favorite for its good looks and simple design.
77
$649
The NV 2.0 combines beautiful design with great functionality.
74
$209
An ideal rack when used on vehicles with low roof heights.
74
$449
The Yakima Holdup is the less refined sibling of the Dr. Tray; it gets the job done but is more difficult to use.
72
$529
This is a a hitch mount rack that folds up for compact storage.
72
$189
Editors' Choice Award
The Trio eliminates the need for axle adapters and can carry nearly any type of bike on the market.
71
$220
Straightforward, user-friendly, and sturdy, the Rocky Mounts Brassknuckles is a quality roof mount option.
71
$140
Best Buy Award
With solid construction and a simple fork mount design, the Jetline is a great roof rack with an unbeatable price.
71
$480
A stalwart of the hitch rack genera, the T2 is as relevant today as it was when it was released 10 years ago.
70
$190
The SwitchHitter is a fork mount roof rack that can carry nearly any bike regardless of axle standard.
70
$189
For transporting road bikes or other bikes with standard quick release forks, the ForkLift is a solid option.
69
$600
Top Pick Award
The swing away design of the BackStage is ideal for vans and cab over truck campers.
68
$298
Light weight, low profile, and user-friendly, the Transfer is a budget friendly platform hitch mount rack from Kuat.
63
$230
The ThruRide delivers on the promise of multiple axle compatibility, but the rack falls short of the competition.
62
$350
Editors' Choice Award
Best trunk mount rack we have tested, with solid security features and a huge vehicle compatibly list.
60
$530
The Apex swing enhances access to the rear of your vehicle, but the design supports bikes by the frame and can lead to bike damage.
59
$270
It lacks the quality and convenience of the competition, but the Chinook is an affordable hitch mount tray rack option for those on a budget.
58
$180
Basic, but inexpensive, the Swagman XC2 is a hitch mount tray rack that lacks security features and clamps on the frame, but it is lightweight and folds up small for storage.
57
$219
Best Buy Award
Kuat's Highline trunk mount bike rack lacks security features but is otherwise is reasonably priced, lightweight, and user-friendly.
51
$240
The Thule Parkway is a more economical version of the Apex Swing, but it limits access rear compartments of a vehicle.
51
$280
The Saris Freedom 2 is a versatile hitch mount rack that relies on frame clamps rather than tire and wheel contact to secure bikes for transport.
43
$160
The Saris Bones 2 will fit a wide range of vehicles, with its adjustable design, but lacks locks or other security features.
40
$60
The affordable Allen Deluxe 2 is a trunk mount rack with limited versatility and no security features.
38
$150
The Allen Deluxe 4 is best for occasional use.