Ford Escape Rack Installation Photos

The Ford Escape is a compact crossover vehicle sold by Ford since 2000 over three generations. Ford released the original model in 2000 for the 2001 model year as a compact SUV based on a car-like platform for a more comfortable ride.

To find the best fitting rack for your Ford Escape choose one of the following:


Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

2022 Ford Escape with a Thule Wingbar installed

Bike Racks See all Bike Racks

Bike Racks provide a means of carrying a bike on your Ford Escapes roof, trunk, spare tire, pick-up bed, or hitch. Our bike racks are secure, affordable, and versatile, guaranteed to get you and your bikes to the head of the trail.

2016 Ford Escape with a Thule EasyFold XT installed
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

2022 Ford Escape with a hitch and stage two installed
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Cargo & Luggage Racks See all Cargo & Luggage Racks

Cargo Boxes and Luggage Racks let you bring everything with you. The first choice you need to make is if you want a cargo box, cargo bag, or cargo basket. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages, but in as few words as possible: cargo boxes are best for skis & boards, and anything you need to keep dry. Cargo baskets are ideal for offroad vehicles, and cargo bags give you the capacity, without breaking the bank.

2015 Ford Escape added a Thule Canyon XT Cargo Basket with the Thule Canyon XT Extension
Ford Escape Cargo & Luggage Racks installation
Ford Escape Cargo & Luggage Racks installation
Ford Escape Cargo & Luggage Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

2021 Ford Escape with a Thule Evo Flush crossbar system

Cargo & Luggage Racks See all Cargo & Luggage Racks

Cargo Boxes and Luggage Racks let you bring everything with you. The first choice you need to make is if you want a cargo box, cargo bag, or cargo basket. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages, but in as few words as possible: cargo boxes are best for skis & boards, and anything you need to keep dry. Cargo baskets are ideal for offroad vehicles, and cargo bags give you the capacity, without breaking the bank.

2008 Ford Escape Motion XT XL
Ford Escape Cargo & Luggage Racks installation
Ford Escape Cargo & Luggage Racks installation
Ford Escape Cargo & Luggage Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

2021 Ford Escape equipped with a Thule Force XT L Cargo Box on Thule 60" Black WingBar Evo crossbars, Thule 460R Rapid Podium Feet, Thule Podium Fit Kit 3101, and Thule 54" Custom Tracks mounted to the bare roof.

Bike Racks See all Bike Racks

Bike Racks provide a means of carrying a bike on your Ford Escapes roof, trunk, spare tire, pick-up bed, or hitch. Our bike racks are secure, affordable, and versatile, guaranteed to get you and your bikes to the head of the trail.

2022 Ford Escape fitted with a Draw-tite hitch and a Thule helium pro 3 bike bike rack.
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

2022 Ford Escape with Thule Helium pro 3 Bike Rack and installed hitch
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Water Sport Racks See all Water Sport Racks

Watersport Racks are the easiest (and safest) way to carry your Kayak or Canoe on your Ford Escape. There are a large variety of different styles and methods for carrying your boats. Take a look at the selection of Kayak Racks below to find the perfect carrier for you and your car.

2021 Ford Escape with Wingbars, Evo Clamp, Hullavator, and Hull-a-Port Aero.
Ford Escape Water Sport Racks installation
Ford Escape Water Sport Racks installation
Ford Escape Water Sport Racks installation
Ford Escape Water Sport Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

2020 Ford Escape fitted with a Thule Hullavator kayak rack
Ford Escape Water Sport Racks installation
Ford Escape Water Sport Racks installation
Ford Escape Water Sport Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

This rack setup uses the following products:

This rack setup uses the following products:

2014 Ford Escape with a class 3 trailer hitch 2" receiver along with a Thule Evo Raised Rail roof rack system paired with a Thule Hull-a-port XT.

Bike Racks See all Bike Racks

Bike Racks provide a means of carrying a bike on your Ford Escapes roof, trunk, spare tire, pick-up bed, or hitch. Our bike racks are secure, affordable, and versatile, guaranteed to get you and your bikes to the head of the trail.

2018 Ford Escape with a CURT Class III 2 Inch Receiver along with a Thule Apex XT 2 Bike - Bike Rack.

Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

2017 Ford Escape Thule rail system

Water Sport Racks See all Water Sport Racks

Watersport Racks are the easiest (and safest) way to carry your Kayak or Canoe on your Ford Escape. There are a large variety of different styles and methods for carrying your boats. Take a look at the selection of Kayak Racks below to find the perfect carrier for you and your car.

2014 Ford Escape with Thule Raised rail system, and 2 Hullivator pros

Other Products See all Other Products

Locks, child carriers, travel bags, and more!

2021 Ford Escape CURT Trailer Hitch Install.
Ford Escape Other Products installation
Ford Escape Other Products installation
Ford Escape Other Products installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Bike Racks See all Bike Racks

Bike Racks provide a means of carrying a bike on your Ford Escapes roof, trunk, spare tire, pick-up bed, or hitch. Our bike racks are secure, affordable, and versatile, guaranteed to get you and your bikes to the head of the trail.

Curt hitch and Thule Apex XT 2 on 2020 Ford Escape.

Other Products See all Other Products

Locks, child carriers, travel bags, and more!

2020 Ford Escape curt 2” hitch class 3
Ford Escape Other Products installation
Ford Escape Other Products installation
Ford Escape Other Products installation
Ford Escape Other Products installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Ski & Snowboard Racks See all Ski & Snowboard Racks

Ski and Snowboard racks are the winter companion you need. Getting yourself to and from the mountain is your job; getting your skis and snowboards there easily and safely is ours. Our selection of ski racks lead the way in both safety and ski and snowboard protection for above or behind your Ford Escape. Choose a category below and find the best wintersport rack for your Ford Escape.

2020 Ford Escape with snowpack extender ski and snowboard rack
Ford Escape Ski & Snowboard Racks installation
Ford Escape Ski & Snowboard Racks installation
Ford Escape Ski & Snowboard Racks installation
Ford Escape Ski & Snowboard Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Bike Racks See all Bike Racks

Bike Racks provide a means of carrying a bike on your Ford Escapes roof, trunk, spare tire, pick-up bed, or hitch. Our bike racks are secure, affordable, and versatile, guaranteed to get you and your bikes to the head of the trail.

Hitch and bike rack on 2020 Ford Escape

Cargo & Luggage Racks See all Cargo & Luggage Racks

Cargo Boxes and Luggage Racks let you bring everything with you. The first choice you need to make is if you want a cargo box, cargo bag, or cargo basket. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages, but in as few words as possible: cargo boxes are best for skis & boards, and anything you need to keep dry. Cargo baskets are ideal for offroad vehicles, and cargo bags give you the capacity, without breaking the bank.

Sportrack Horizon Alpine cargo box on Thule Wingbars for a 2021 Ford Escape

Water Sport Racks See all Water Sport Racks

Watersport Racks are the easiest (and safest) way to carry your Kayak or Canoe on your Ford Escape. There are a large variety of different styles and methods for carrying your boats. Take a look at the selection of Kayak Racks below to find the perfect carrier for you and your car.

This 2014 Ford Escape is equipped with a Yakima Roof rack, Thule Force XT Sport, and Thule Hullavator XT. Just load your kayak and head to the water!

Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

2021 Ford Escape with a Thule ProBar attached via Evo Flush foot pack. We cut the customer’s 69” Probar down to 62” so that the customer now has 60” of usable crossbar without too much overhang.

Water Sport Racks See all Water Sport Racks

Watersport Racks are the easiest (and safest) way to carry your Kayak or Canoe on your Ford Escape. There are a large variety of different styles and methods for carrying your boats. Take a look at the selection of Kayak Racks below to find the perfect carrier for you and your car.

2020 Ford Escape with a Thule Hullavator kayak rack. Hullavator fitted using a Thule Evo Clamp crossbar system.
Ford Escape Water Sport Racks installation
Ford Escape Water Sport Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Ski & Snowboard Racks See all Ski & Snowboard Racks

Ski and Snowboard racks are the winter companion you need. Getting yourself to and from the mountain is your job; getting your skis and snowboards there easily and safely is ours. Our selection of ski racks lead the way in both safety and ski and snowboard protection for above or behind your Ford Escape. Choose a category below and find the best wintersport rack for your Ford Escape.

Ford Escape 2017 with Thule Evo Raised Rail Tower, Thule Evo Wingbars in black, and the Thule 91725U Ski/Snowboard Carrier

Cargo & Luggage Racks See all Cargo & Luggage Racks

Cargo Boxes and Luggage Racks let you bring everything with you. The first choice you need to make is if you want a cargo box, cargo bag, or cargo basket. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages, but in as few words as possible: cargo boxes are best for skis & boards, and anything you need to keep dry. Cargo baskets are ideal for offroad vehicles, and cargo bags give you the capacity, without breaking the bank.

We installed the Thule Evo flush wingbar system and Thule force xl cargo box on this 2021 Ford Escape.
2016 Ford Escape with a Thule Evo Raised rail roof rack system installed with a Thule Motion XT XL cargo box.

Other Products See all Other Products

Locks, child carriers, travel bags, and more!

This 2018 Ford Escape got dual output trailer wiring. With the 7-pin and 4-pin mounted side by side, it is easier than ever to switch between utility trailer and camper.
This 2012 Ford Escape got fitted with a class 3, 2” receiver hitch.
Ford Escape Other Products installation
Ford Escape Other Products installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Cargo & Luggage Racks See all Cargo & Luggage Racks

Cargo Boxes and Luggage Racks let you bring everything with you. The first choice you need to make is if you want a cargo box, cargo bag, or cargo basket. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages, but in as few words as possible: cargo boxes are best for skis & boards, and anything you need to keep dry. Cargo baskets are ideal for offroad vehicles, and cargo bags give you the capacity, without breaking the bank.

2021 Ford Escape with the Yakima Ridgline system and an OffGrid Medium.

Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

2021 Ford Escape paired with the Thule Evo flush towers, Thule 53” square bars, and topped off with two sets of the Thule Hull-a-vator kayak carriers.

Cargo & Luggage Racks See all Cargo & Luggage Racks

Cargo Boxes and Luggage Racks let you bring everything with you. The first choice you need to make is if you want a cargo box, cargo bag, or cargo basket. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages, but in as few words as possible: cargo boxes are best for skis & boards, and anything you need to keep dry. Cargo baskets are ideal for offroad vehicles, and cargo bags give you the capacity, without breaking the bank.

2014 Ford Escape with a Thule Evo Raised rail roof rack system with a Thule Force XT cargo box installed.

Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

2021 Ford Escape outfitted with a locking Thule wingbar roof rack.
2020 Ford Escape with a Yakima Jetstream rack system.

Other Products See all Other Products

Locks, child carriers, travel bags, and more!

Curt class 2 hitch receiver installation on this 2018 Ford Escape
Ford Escape Other Products installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

Other Products See all Other Products

Locks, child carriers, travel bags, and more!

Curt class 2 hitch installed on a 2018 Ford Escape.
Ford Escape Other Products installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

2020 Ford Escape with a Yakima base roof rack system installed.

Camping See all Camping

You'll never have more fun camping than with with the convenience of a rooftop car tent, an awning for shade, and even an electric cooler; no ice needed! Adventure means overlanding with all the gear you need to survive in comfort. Adventure means getting out to the lake, forest, mountains, or deserts ready to take it all in, and take it all on. Here you’ll find all of our adventure, camping, and overlanding gear for your Ford Escape.

Yakima Landing Pad 21 installed for a customer who’s factory side rails were not beefy enough to carry his roof top tent. Installing the Landing Pad 21 into the roof and adding the Yakima HD bars brought his weight limit up to 220 lbs.

Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

2012 Ford Escape was outfitted with Rack Attack’s exclusive custom installation. The vehicle came with factory rails and crossbars, but due to the low weight capacity that factory crossbars offers; the customer then chose to upgrade his rack system.

Other Products See all Other Products

Locks, child carriers, travel bags, and more!

2016 Ford Escape with a Class 2 hitch installed.
Ford Escape Other Products installation
Ford Escape Other Products installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

2011 Ford Escape with a base Yakima roof rack system installed.

Bike Racks See all Bike Racks

Bike Racks provide a means of carrying a bike on your Ford Escapes roof, trunk, spare tire, pick-up bed, or hitch. Our bike racks are secure, affordable, and versatile, guaranteed to get you and your bikes to the head of the trail.

Class 3 hitch install rated to 3500 lbs paired with a Thule Easyfold hitch rack.

Base Roof Rack Systems See all Base Roof Rack Systems

Base Rack Systems are the foundation to a dependable roof rack. All of the Base Roof Rack Systems brands we sell are dependable multi-purpose load carriers that allow you to mount bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, cargo, and more to your roof

2020 Ford Escape Thule wingbar evo kit

Other Products See all Other Products

Locks, child carriers, travel bags, and more!

2017 Ford Escape with 2 “ curt hitch

Bike Racks See all Bike Racks

Bike Racks provide a means of carrying a bike on your Ford Escapes roof, trunk, spare tire, pick-up bed, or hitch. Our bike racks are secure, affordable, and versatile, guaranteed to get you and your bikes to the head of the trail.

Ford Escape with a hitch and a Yakima on-ramp e bike carrier

Other Products See all Other Products

Locks, child carriers, travel bags, and more!

Roof Rack for 2013 Ford Escape
Roof Rack for 2013 Ford Escape
Curt hitch #13186 on this 2018 Ford Escape
Ford Escape Other Products installation
Ford Escape Other Products installation
Ford Escape Other Products installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Cargo & Luggage Racks See all Cargo & Luggage Racks

Cargo Boxes and Luggage Racks let you bring everything with you. The first choice you need to make is if you want a cargo box, cargo bag, or cargo basket. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages, but in as few words as possible: cargo boxes are best for skis & boards, and anything you need to keep dry. Cargo baskets are ideal for offroad vehicles, and cargo bags give you the capacity, without breaking the bank.

2020 Ford Escape with a Thule roof rack with a Thule Vector M Black cargo box.

Bike Racks See all Bike Racks

Bike Racks provide a means of carrying a bike on your Ford Escapes roof, trunk, spare tire, pick-up bed, or hitch. Our bike racks are secure, affordable, and versatile, guaranteed to get you and your bikes to the head of the trail.

A Class 3 hitch was installed along with a Thule apex XT 4. This combination will allow the customer to safely carry up to 4 bikes on the back of the car. The Apex XT 4 folds down in order to allow the customer to still have full access to the trunk
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

We installed a hitch (CURT 13186) and a 2-bike platform style rack on this 2013 Ford Escape.
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Cargo & Luggage Racks See all Cargo & Luggage Racks

Cargo Boxes and Luggage Racks let you bring everything with you. The first choice you need to make is if you want a cargo box, cargo bag, or cargo basket. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages, but in as few words as possible: cargo boxes are best for skis & boards, and anything you need to keep dry. Cargo baskets are ideal for offroad vehicles, and cargo bags give you the capacity, without breaking the bank.

We installed a crossbar system and cargo box on this customers 2016 Ford Escape for their upcoming trip to Colorado!
Ford Escape 2016 with Yakima Skybox 16 Carbonite Cargo Box
Ford Escape Cargo & Luggage Racks installation
Ford Escape Cargo & Luggage Racks installation
Ford Escape Cargo & Luggage Racks installation
Ford Escape Cargo & Luggage Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products:

Bike Racks See all Bike Racks

Bike Racks provide a means of carrying a bike on your Ford Escapes roof, trunk, spare tire, pick-up bed, or hitch. Our bike racks are secure, affordable, and versatile, guaranteed to get you and your bikes to the head of the trail.

check out this Thule Vertex 5 bike carrier on a 2010 Ford Escape
Ford Escape Bike Racks installation

This rack setup uses the following products: