Kuat NV Base - 2 Bike Hitch Rack - Fits 2" Hitches - Matte Black

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The Kuat NV 2.0 Base 2" is loaded with features that make it one of the most equipped platform racks on the market. The NV Base 2.0 features Kuats foot lever pivot release, adjustable cradles for increased bike fit, integrated cable locks, a hand-tight cam system, and a ballistic black powder coat that will stand up to years of abuse.

Carries nearly any bike

Because bikes are held by the front wheel, nearly any bike will work on the NV Base 2.0. Wheels sized 24" to 29" in diameter work directly in the rack, while bikes sized 20" to 24" work using an adapter that clamps around the front wheel hook and acts as a spacer. If you need to carry a fat tire bike, the Kuat APBK Phat Bike Kit (sold separately) extends the length of the rear wheel strap and adds an additional velcro safety strap for the front wheel to safely carry tires up to 5". Wheelbases up to 50" are supported.

Two bike Add-On available

Carry up to four bikes by purchasing the Kuat NV Base 2.0 Add-On (sold separately) with the Kuat NV 2.0 Base.

Folds with easy pivoting lever

The NV Base 2.0 includes a pivot lever to lower and drop the rack, making it much easier to fold the rack down and access the rear hatch or trunk of your vehicle. There is no more need to reach under the rack to release the cam handle like on previous versions of the rack.

Fully locking

A braided steel cable lock slides out of each bike tray and locks back to itself, securing each bicycle to the rack. An included locking hitch pin secures the Kuat NV 2.0 Base rack to your vehicle's hitch receiver. It gets tensioned into the hitch receiver using a hand tightened hitch cam system, which reduces wobble and play.


  • Adjustable front tire cradle system
  • Re-designed pivot with optional foot assist making folding the rack up or down easier then ever
  • Fully integrated cable locks and hitch lock included giving you the ability to lock the rack to your vehicle and your bikes to the rack
  • Front tire ratchet with intuitive release
  • Rear tire strap features co-moulded strap to protect wheels
  • No-tool install with hand tight hitch cam system makes taking the rack in and our of your hitch a simple process
  • Premium matte powder coat allows the rack to stand up to years of abuse
  • Want to make loading your bikes onto your Kuat NV 2.0 even easier the Kuat Access Bike Ramp allows you to easily roll your bikes onto the rack. This is especially useful for E-bikes, Mountain bikes, and Cruisers which can be a bit heavier.
  • Dedicated 2” model is able to carry up to 4 bikes with optional Kuat NV Base 2.0 Add-On


  • Weight Capacity(Total): 120 lbs.
  • Weight Capacity(Per bike): 60 lbs.
  • Maximum wheel base: 50"
  • Distance between bikes (Centre to centre): 11.5"
  • Fits 20" to 29" wheels (For bikes between 20" to 24" you require the Kuat 2.0 Wheel Adapter)
  • Max Tire Width: 5" with the use of Kuat APBK Phat Bike Kit
  • Fits 2" hitch receivers only
  • Important Measurements:
    • Hitch pin to closest point when folded up: 6.625"
    • Hitch pin to the closest point in the carry position: 11"
    • Hitch pin to the inside of the first bike tray: 11"
    • Hitch pin to furthest point when folded Up: 17.875"
    • Hitch pin to furthest point when in use: 34.625"
  • Product Weight: 52 lbs.
  • Packaged Weight: 63 lbs.
  • Product Instructions: PDF Download
  • Hitch fit guide: PDF Download

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