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Hitch Cargo Carriers

Hitch cargo carriers (hitch racks and hitch cargo boxes) slide easily into your receiver hitch and are an excellent option for carrying extra gear. Hitch cargo carriers come in two types: a weatherproof lockable box or an open rack. Hitch carriers offer several advantages over roof racks and carriers:
  • Easy, waist-level access to your gear
  • Minimal effect on gas mileage
  • Hold a wide variety of luggage; large weight capacity (up to 250 lb)
  • Lower overall cost if you already have a hitch
Hitch cargo carriers can be mounted to one of the following frames:

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Hitch Cargo Box  
  • Weatherproof
  • Swingaway, tilt, and fixed
  • Up to 16 cu ft of gear
  • Up to 200 lbs capacity


Hitch Cargo Racks  
  • Open, versatile rack
  • Fixed or swingaway frames
  • Ideal for big, bulky gear
  • Up to 250 lb capacity


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CURT Basket Style Hitch Cargo Rack Carrier
CURT Basket Style Hitch Cargo Rack Carrier
  • Raised side rails
  • 2" hitch only
  • 60" x 20" x 6"
  • 250 lbs capacity

Retail: $241.15
Price: $199.00

CURT Bolt-Together Hitch Cargo Rack Carrier
CURT Bolt-Together Hitch Cargo Rack Carrier
  • Best value
  • 2" hitch only
  • 60" x 20" x 2.75"
  • 250 lbs capacity

Retail: $169.00
Price: $159.00

Pro Series Hitch Cargo Rack Carrier
Pro Series Hitch Cargo Rack Carrier
  • Great value
  • 2" hitch only
  • No rise frame
  • 250 lbs capacity

Retail: $169.95
Price: $164.95

Stowaway Max Cargo Carrier on white van
StowAway MAX Cargo Carrier
  • 16 cu.ft. of capacity
  • Swingaway frame
  • Hitch tightener
  • Full function taillights


Price: $759.00

Stowaway Max Cargo Carrier on white van
StowAway MAX Cargo Carrier- OUTLET - Max 3 / F-9
  • 16 cu.ft. of capacity
  • Swingaway frame
  • Hitch tightener
  • Full function taillights


Price: $645.15

Stowaway Standard Cargo Carrier open trunk open lid
StowAway Standard Cargo Carrier
  • 12.5 cu.ft. of capacity
  • SwingAway
  • Hitch tightener
  • Fully functional taillights


Price: $649.00

Stowaway Standard Cargo Carrier open trunk open lid
StowAway Standard Cargo Carrier - OUTLET - Stnd 1 / F-5
  • 12.5 cu.ft. of capacity
  • SwingAway
  • Hitch tightener
  • Fully functional taillights


Price: $551.65

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Frame Types

Swingaway frame: A cargo carrier on a swingaway frames rotates out from your vehicle for clear access to the rear door or window. This is the best choice if you're looking for complete and easy rear-vehicle access.
 
Fixed frame: A fixed frame cargo carrier is the least expensive of all hitch cargo carriers. This is a good option if having frequent access to the rear of your vehicle isn't that important. On some vehicles you can access your gear through the rear window with the carrier in place.
 
Tilt-down frame: A tilt-down cargo carrier frame provides improved access to the rear of your vehicle and is less expensive than a swingaway model; however, a fully loaded cargo carrier can be cumbersome to return to its upright position.

Choosing a Hitch Cargo Carrier

Hitch cargo carriers are a great way to carry extra gear but with so many options it can become difficult to decide which one will fit your needs and your vehicle. To help you through the selection process, we've put together some Hitch Cargo Carrier Selection Guides that address some of the key considerations of selecting a hitch cargo carrier as well as helpful comparison tables.
 
If you need additional guidance, contact one of our Rack Specialists via e-mail, or toll free at 866.403.8505. Our Specialists can answer any additional questions you may have and provide you with advice on selecting a hitch cargo carrier.