Can I Fit a Bike in a Honda?

2020 Pilot with a bike in the cargo area

A great feature in any Honda sedan, SUV, or truck is its versatility for Redmond and Woodinville drivers to make it their own and bring everything they need along for the ride. And, since Honda vehicles are designed to keep up with your on-the-go lifestyle, many drivers want to enough room to take their bike to their favorite biking trail or path. So, can a bike fit in a Honda? You sure can when you utilize the cargo capacity and interior space of your Honda vehicle. Learn more about how to fit a bike in a car with the experts at Honda of Kirkland.

Which Honda Vehicles Can Fit a Bike Inside?

To ensure your bike fits so you don’t miss out on a great bike ride, you’ll have to see how much room you have in the Honda model you drive. You can fit a full-size bike into almost all of the vehicles in the new Honda lineup. Check out the full list of Honda vehicles that can fit a bike inside with relative ease, along with the maximum cargo area on each of these Honda models.

2019 Passport with a bike on the roof rack

How to Fit a Bike in a Car

Fitting a bike into your car may be a more tedious task than fitting groceries or luggage, but it’s still an easy process that requires just a bit of finesse. While drivers with SUVs that have fold down seats or larger trunk space may quickly find it easy to make room for maneuver their bike into their vehicle or trunk, sedan drivers may have to make some additional adjustments. Follow these quick steps so next time you’ll easily know how to fit a bike a car trunk or backseat:

  1. Clean your bike to avoid making your interior or trunk dirty.
  2. Take off the front wheel of the bike and store it in a wheel bag if you have one or in the trunk.
  3. Place the bike chain on the small ring so that you do not get grease in your vehicle.
  4. Place the bike on the floor on the non-driver side facing the seat.
  5. Put the left pedal at 12 o’clock so the bike stays stable in the backseat .
  6. Put cloth under the pedal and another under the fork dropouts so you don’t stain or poke holes in your seats.

Additional Honda Bike Carrying Options

While all the vehicles listed above are able to easily hold a full-size bicycle, you also have other options available to help you haul your bike around. For example, removing the front wheel and folding the rear seats is usually enough to fit a large bicycle into a Honda Civic or Honda Accord sedan.

Keep Moving With a New Honda From Honda of Kirkland!

Now that you know how to fit a bike in a car and how to fit a bike in a car trunk, make your way over to Honda of Kirkland to find the Honda model that meets your needs. Be sure to take a look at our inventory of new, used, and certified pre-owned models and discover which has the right space for your bike so you can keep exploring. Our staff is also here to make your Honda buying and ownership as convenient as possible, including helpful Honda driving tips like how to set and store Honda radio presets, how to parallel park, or what your Honda warning lights mean. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule a test drive near Seattle!

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