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Rhino-Rack Roof Mounted Steel Cargo Basket - 47" Long x 35" Wide - 165 lbs

Rhino-Rack Roof Mounted Steel Cargo Basket - 47" Long x 35" Wide - 165 lbs

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This heavy-duty steel cargo basket is great for transporting gear safely and securely on your roof rack. The basket attaches to most crossbar configurations with universal mounting hardware, and it includes a fairing to reduce drag and wind noise. Great Prices for the best roof basket from Rhino Rack. Rhino-Rack Roof Mounted Steel Cargo Basket - 47" Long x 35" Wide - 165 lbs part number RMCB can be ordered online at or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Rhino Rack Roof Basket - RMCB

  • Small Capacity
  • Aero Bars
  • Elliptical Bars
  • Factory Bars
  • Round Bars
  • Square Bars
  • Rhino Rack
  • Steel
  • Cargo Basket
  • Short Length
  • Black

This heavy-duty steel cargo basket is great for transporting gear safely and securely on your roof rack. The basket attaches to most crossbar configurations with universal mounting hardware, and it includes a fairing to reduce drag and wind noise.


  • Rooftop cargo carrier provides an easy way to transport your gear
    • Perfect for oversize, damp or dirty cargo
  • Custom fairing mounts to front of basket to reduce wind noise and drag
  • Universal mounting brackets accommodate most crossbar configurations
  • 2-Piece basket assembles quickly and simply - all tools and hardware included
  • Heavy-duty steel construction ensures durability
  • Black powder coat finish resists corrosion


  • Application: round, square, aero/elliptical and most factory crossbars
    • Maximum crossbar dimensions: 3-1/2" wide x 1-1/2" tall
    • Does not fit Rhino-Rack Heavy-Duty crossbars
  • Crossbar spread: 21" - 30"
  • Weight capacity: 165 lbs
  • Overall dimensions: 47-3/16" long x 35-3/8" wide x 5-1/2" deep
  • Inside dimensions: 41" long x 30-1/2" wide x 4-3/4" deep
  • Carrier weight: 31 lbs
  • 3-Year limited warranty

RMCB01 Rhino-Rack Roof Mounted Steel Cargo Basket - 47-3/16" Long x 35-3/8" Wide - 165 lbs

Replaces RMCB and RMBC01

Installation Details RMCB Installation instructions

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Rhino-Rack Roof Mounted Steel Cargo Basket - 47" Long x 35" Wide - 165 lbs - RMCB

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (135 Customer Reviews)

This heavy-duty steel cargo basket is great for transporting gear safely and securely on your roof rack. The basket attaches to most crossbar configurations with universal mounting hardware, and it includes a fairing to reduce drag and wind noise.


I am giving these items 3?
Because I was offered alternative products that did not fit together. Originally, I intended to purchase a roof rack cargo basket type and a spare tire holder from Yakima manufacturer that go well together, but one of them wasn’t in stock. So, after 3 weeks waiting time, I was offered alternative items via etrailer website, and I accepted them…after all, they are the experts. I got the recommended items through UPS, then I assembled them by myself. The roof rack cargo basket fit well on my car, but the spare tire holder was not compatible with the roof rack cargo basket. They couldn’t be assembled together. I submitted my claim to return the spare tire holder. Now, I have not achieved my goal to carry my spare tire. Understanding the needs and expectations of your customers is critical to maximize customer satisfaction. I am sure both products are good, but they are not compatible together, even though they were manufactured by the same company. Distributors should know better! I returned one item and I hope to be refunded.

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Jenny N.


There isnt a Rhino Rack spare tire carrier that will work with the basket however a simple u-bolt type tire carrier such as # CE22011Z-11050-2 may be your best bet. This u-bolt is 12-14-inches long so it will work for wide tires. Similar part # CE22007Z-11050-2 is 8-38-inches long and will fit narrower tires.


Great product. Easily puts together and I was able to install on our 2016 Toyota Highlander OEM roof rails with no problems. The mounting brackets slide to make for a easy fit. Have taken it on two long road trips with zero issues last summer one to the montains and one to the beach. Was able to fit our jogging stroller on in the basket. Had some heavy rain on one trip and seen no signs of water getting into the rails as that was a concern of mine when researching the different racks. The high sides allowed for easy tie downs for the weather bag we put the stroller in. Seemed to add a little road noise with nothing in it but that is to be expected when hauling things on the roof but the wind deflector seemed to keep the noise down. Easy to put on and off with a single person able to lift it. Great product, great fit for the car. Plan on using it for some more upcoming trips.


My review... photos are of the Rhino-Rack 47" basket (RMCB) holding the RightLine 15 cu ft cargo bag (100S20). The photos show our 2018 Honda CR-V with dealer-installed side rails and cross bars, after our first 12-hour drive.

After dealer installed side rails, I realized they were not functional; that is, no places for ropes (who knew?! I was new to the whole roof storage world). So I had to have them add two cross bars. The cross bars cannot be adjusted, thus the Rhino-Rack 47" with its flexible mounting range made it perfect. After driving in rain, the inside of the Rightline bag was completely dry!

Only thing in assembly: there were 4 large rubber washers that I did not know what to do with.


It was a breeze to install on my 2018 Ford Explorer. Two reasons why I bought this. #1 the price for the size of the rack #2 The ability to adjust the universal mounting brackets from front to back or length wise. I had tried another brand rack but the mounting brackets were from side to side and did not line up with my fixed cross bars. I used silicone to seal all the connection points. I have not seen any rust as of yet. I like it so much that I might sell this one locally and upgrade to next size up.I've had compliments on the appearance also. with the plus up sized tires and the rack. It has given the Explorer a sportier look. I definitely would recommend this rack to anyone.


Wow! The "Rhino-Rack Roof Mounted Cargo Basket" is a fantastic addition to my 2013 Scion xB. It is a product that was carefully designed and manufactured with quality materials to last for the life of the owner's vehicle. Instructions for the installation, care and maintenance are clear and concise. Mounting the basket to my
"Rhino-Rack 2500 RS232B - 2 Bar Aluminum System", that also included 4 locks for securing the bars to my vehicle.
I am very impressed with and satisfied with my eTrailer purchases.
Customer Service is excellent in support to meet and exceed the needs of their customers.


The Rhino-Rack appears sturdy and will work great! I have not assembled it yet due to the rough handling in shipping.


Amazing and great service. Received an email letting me know personally my package was shipped. Then personally emailed me again saying they received a notification my package was delivered.
Great sturdy product. Looks great on my crosstrek too. Thank you



It’s been a year now and still working great. I’ve never taken it off since I’ve had it so it’s gone thru 2 winters no rust or anything. Recently loaded it up and drove 3100 miles round trip and it held well.


Quick Shipping, easy to put together. Installed on our 2014 Jetta Sportswagen TDI with panoramic sunroof. There is not enough clearance to open sunroof when installed. I am going to look at modifying bottom part of bracket.

Overall, love the look and style for the Sportswagen.


My package arrived in just 2 days after ordering! I installed it today, and everything was included, nothing missing. However, there were some small areas of blue paint on the rack, and some slight blemishes that liked like rust forming. The instructions leave ALOT to be desired! Overall, it wasn’t hard to put together , but I did have to shorten the length of the silver mounting screws so they won’t scratch the roof of my vehicle under a load on the basket.


Shipped quickly and went together easily, although you do have to think it through as the directions are not very clear. Hope it is as durable as it feels. Since the rack is designed to fit a variety of crossbars, the hold down screws are very long and like a previous reviewer I thought they were too close to the roof. Using the tip from the previous reviewer, I used a Dremel to cut them to a respectable size. There is a slight increase in wind noise but that seemed to diminish once it was loaded. Overall it has worked well for us. Recommended.

Richard F.


Its been a year since I bought my basket, and it continues to work well. It is easy to remove and reinstall so if I am not planning to use it again in the near future, I remove it and store it in my garage. It has not been subjected to the effects of weather and UV so it still looks and works well. Still satisfied with with my Rhino Basket.


Totally Stoked, well done, from ordering to shipping and putting it together to the installation.


Great rack. Easy to assemble and install. Mine is the one that attaches to the door frame. No issues with scratching the paint or any movement. I’ve used this on many camping trips and the extra space has been great! Really like the look of it on the CRV too.


Put the Rhino Rack on a 2017 Jeep Renegade.

cargo basket assembly was easy. Also installed RockyMounts Ouray rails to mount the rack on.

Looks great. As with most roof accessories, there is some wind noise.

Really like the Rhino rack construction and durability.


2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek with Thule Aeroblade. The basket itself came in two pieces out of the box. The images on the manual on how to assemble the basket from two pieces into one could have been clearer, mainly how to install the four rubber pieces.
The overall quality of the basket is 5 stars but I am rating this with 4 stars for one main reason. The basket does not include some type of lock to prevent a thief from stealing your roof basket. You would have to cautious where you park and leave your car and roof basket for a long time (ie. overnight parking). However, this shouldn't be a deal-breaker since there are lots of ways you can do to secure the roof basket to stop thieves. I just wish the lock/protection came with the basket.


The rack was exactly as described. I am very satisfied with the fit, usage, and look of the rack. I highly recommend this product.

The mounting hardware is pretty long. Because my stock 4runner cross bars are thinner, the mounting hardware had the potential to come into contact with my paint on my roof. I solved this problem my using my dremel to shave about 1/4" off the bolts and about the same from the underside bracket. It wasn't ideal, but I made it work. I suspect because of the design of my stock roof rack, I would have had the same trouble with any product I purchased.


Love it so far! And the service at etrailer was top notch. Highly recommend both the product and etrailer!



Have had the rack on my car for about a year and Im very happy with it. It stays secure and so far no visible rust, wear, etc.


Quality made, lightweight, and durable cargo basket. Perfect fit for the 2019 4Runner. Fits directly on factory roof cross bars. Low profile. No noticeable noise under 50 MPH. Easy to assemble and install.


Got this on sale. Well worth the price. Roomy enough for folding camping chairs, water jug, and some other miscellaneous items.

The directions for assembly are atrocious. Found a decent YouTube video. Once it is assembled, it can be put on in just 5 minutes and removed in 3.


Received product on time-great tracking system. Took about 1 hour to assemble and install on my AUDI Q5 using the OE rack and cross bars. One word of advise - don't lose the Allen wrench that comes with the kit - standard wrench's don't work.


Amazing quality could not be happier, I can't wait to put my cargo basket on also, just have not had time due to work. But will have it on in the next couple days. Very easy install and assembly. Rhino racks are amazing!!


Solid and sturdy. Scratch proof and corrosion proof. Easy to install. Sharp looking. Holding up well. This is my 2nd purchase of same model (have same, but larger, version on a trailer.



I actually bought two from you. Diff sizes. Love them. Very durable finishes.


The Rhino-Rack is a great roof rack! It was easy to install and is just the right size, not too bulky...not too small. Took it down the road and not a bit of wind noise could be heard. And, it looks great on the vehicle!


For the last 6 years I've purchased accessories from and I've never been let down. High quality, and priced low. The team at are second to none. They are always committed to helping and answering questions. This purchase I even got a personal reply thanking me again for buying from I've recommended all my friends to come here. Ordering, shipping is unlike anything in the business. This product, like all the others I've purchased, was exactly what the description says, arrived immediately and looks amazing on my 2018 Crosstrek. I can't imagine why anyone would go anywhere else to buy accessories for their vehicles. Great job AGAIN etrailer team!!!! Happy Holidays!!!!


Well made, pretty easy to assemble and use, useful size, win, win, win!
>>> e-Trailer video assembly guide is so, so. Youtube reviews had better real-world tips. Still, I don't think you can expect e-Trailer to make detailed videos for every product.


I bought this as a Christmas present for my wife. She will love it for her camping Subaru.

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