Thule BackPac 973

Rear door mounted racks are a cost effective solution for sedan and hatch back vehicles. If your car doesn't have a towbar this is the perfect alternative. These racks have the advantage of being able to fit to a variety of vehicles without changing any components; from your previously loved vehicle to your new set of wheels, and even a hire car. They can carry 2 to 4 bikes, are foldable, and easy to store.
Check out the Thule Fit Guide to see which racks are suited to your vehicle/s or contact us for advice on the best carrier for your active lifestyle.


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    Thule BackPac 973

    For vans, minibuses & MPVs (2-4 bikes)

    Product Variations


    • Carries 2 bikes, 3 by adding Adapter 973-23 and 4 by adding Adapters 973-23 + 973-24.
    • The raised position of the carrier keeps the rear lights and number plate visible.
    • All parts in contact with the car and bikes are coated with rubber for extra protection.
    • All bike frame holders are detachable for convenient mounting of bikes.
    • Quick-release straps, adjustable for different wheel sizes.
    • Extendable wheel trays for large bikes.
    • Folds flat for easy storage and handling.
    • Outer bike position lockable to carrier, carrier lockable to car with Thule Lock 567.
    • A special kit adjusts the carrier to fit a number of vehicle models.
    • This product does not have universal fit. Please use the Thule Fit Guide for information related to specific car models.

    Technical specifications

    Load capacity Bikes 2 (3) (4)
    Fits car with exterior spare tyre
    Load capacity (kg) 60 kg
    Max bike weight 15 kg
    For E-bikes
    Weight (kg) 14 kg
    Fits frame dimensions 22-80
    Fits wheel dimensions All
    Detachable frame holders
    Mounting of carrier With customizing kit
    Locks bike to carrier
    Locks carrier to car  Adapter Required - Thule lock 567
    One Key System compatible
    TÜV Approved
    Fits most bikes with disc brakes
    Miscellaneous Placement that does not cover the rear lights or number plate. BackPac adapter kit needed to fit to car.
    SKU No 973