How do I figure out which bike rack will fit on my car?

A few minutes ago I asked for a bike rack that would fit a 2009 Prius.


I forgot to add that I am interested in a trunk mounted rack.


Re: How do I figure out which bike rack will fit on my car?

@Princessdrive we're so glad you followed up on your first post, as we were going to have which type of rack you're interested in! So, you're looking for a trunk rack to carry 1 comfort bike on a 2009 Prius, right?!

First, you can always use the ThuleYakima, or Saris fit guides online - these are a really easy way to figure out the options that will work for your specific car! With that said, here are a few trunk racks you might consider:

  • Yakima Halfback
  • Saris Bones 2 or Bones EX 2
  • Thule Passage 2 or Gateway Pro 2 (unfortunately we don't have either of these models available at REI at this time)

It's important to note that most of the trunk racks have a weight limit of 35lbs per bike, so you'll want to make sure your bike isn't heavier than the max weight limit of the rack you choose. And last thing: if your comfort bike has a step-thru frame, you will need to purchase a top tube adaptor.

Hope this helps! Let us know if you have any additional questions.

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