Best Car Bike Racks 2022

If you’re looking for the best car bike rack for your vehicle, we need to understand what type of cyclist you are and what type of car you own?

Whether you enjoy simple woodland bike rides with the family, or like to escape to remote terrain as a solo mountain biker or relish assisted hill climbing on an electric bike – we’ve put together our favourite buys to help you find the best car bike rack to meet your needs.

Here’s a breakdown of our top buys...

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Our top pick for Best Car Bike Rack 2022

The ultimate all-rounder, our best car bike rack for 2022 is the Peruzzo Pure Instinct 4 Bike Towbar Mounted Car Bike Rack.

Not only is it sleek in design it can carry 4 bikes weighing up to 60kg. Its unique tilting mechanism makes it great for those who store a lot of luggage in the boot of their car, giving easy access when on the road. It's sturdy grip arms and the easy cycle lock ensures all bikes are secured safely to the rack, while the number plate holder and rear light bar ensures you comply with road safety standards when driving. The car bike rack comes fully assembled, so if you’re planning to travel imminently this is the perfect last-minute solution for your next getaway.

Peruzzo Pure Instinct 4 Bike Towbar Mounted Car Bike Rack

Best car bike rack for those on a budget

Meet the Torbolino our best budget car bike rack designed to click and go, this rear mounted bike rack is perfect for the novice who’s looking for something simple, sharp and ready to get their bikes on the road. At just £64.95 this is one of best deals and requires little assembly as the straps tuck neatly around the car boot door. Carrying up to 3 bicycles the Fabbri Torbolino 3 Bike Rear Mounted Car Bike Rack comes with some great features including an anti-vibration block screw system for safe and optimal tightening.

Fabbri Torbolino 3 Bike Rear Mounted Car Bike Rack

Best car bike rack for small family & supermini cars

Family camping and domestic holidays continue to boom in popularity with cycling being a favourite family activity during the Summer holidays and half term breaks. Not all vehicles are fully-equipped with towbars, and compact car owners find it easier to attach rear mounted car bike racks using straps on the boot door. Which is why we recommend the Saris Bones EX 3 Bike Rear Mounted Car Bike Rack as our best buy for families and couples who are looking for out of the box flexibility when buying a car bike rack. The Saris Bones EX fits around 90% of vehicles including the best-selling cars on the UK market, making it a great choice for those looking for a high quality, hassle-free and affordable car bike rack solution.

Saris Bones EX 3 Bike Rear Mounted Car Bike Rack

Best car bike rack for solo MTB riders

Are you an avid mountain biker? Perhaps a competitive cyclist or just enjoy escaping the rush of everyday life with an independent cycling experience through off-road terrain. We recommend Thule FreeRide 532 Roof Mounted Car Bike Rack for those looking for a simple solution that attaches seamlessly to your Thule car roof bars. Available as a single or twin pack, the Thule FreeRide 532 sits great on its own or next a car roof box, making it great for keeping all biking essentials on the roof of your car. The U-clamp style fixing secures your bike firmly into place while the quick release straps are adjustable to your bikes wheel size. The kit includes both T-track and wrap around fittings, making it suitable for all roof bar types.

Thule FreeRide 532 Roof Mounted Car Bike Rack

Best bike rack for vans

Taking a van on your next biking excursion? Make things simpler with the Fabbri BICI OK Van MTB 3 Bike Rear Mounted Bike Rack. The van bike rack comes pre-assembled making it easy to take out of the box and attach to your van due to its light-weighted, robust aluminium frame. It also folds up flat for easy storage when not in use. The height adjustable frame also makes it easier for your to position the bikes while keeping your number visible. Perfect!

Fabbri BICI OK Van MTB 3 Bike Rear Mounted Bike Rack

Best car bike rack for electric bikes

The popular rise of the electric bike in recent years has challenged bike rack manufacturers to develop a product that can bear the weight of these heavier cycles. Electric assisted cycling has opened doors for many who enjoy exploring the great outdoors who want that extra boost to climb hills. Our best buy for those looking to transport ebikes is the Peruzzo Zephyr 2 eBike Towbar Mounted Car Bike Rack. The Peruzzo Zephyr can carry bikes weighing up to 30kg each, making it ideal for electric bike transporters. Not only can it take the weight of most electric bikes on the market, it also has extra space between the wheel trays to ensure the bulkier frame of an electric bike fits snugly onto the rack. For those who struggle manoeuvring electric bikes, the rack comes with additional loading ramp making it simple to roll onto the back of your vehicle.

Peruzzo Zephyr 2 eBike Towbar Mounted Car Bike Rack