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

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Brian T says:

Yes, if you:

  • Rated for off-road use
  • Rugged, modern look
  • Higher weight capacity than similar baskets

No, if you:

  • Tall mounting brackets may not fit low-profile roof racks
  • Limited off-road and overlanding accessory options
  • Can't lock basket to crossbars
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 1-636-306-4830 for expert service.
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Rhino Rack Roof Basket - RMCB

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

RMBC01 Rhino-Rack Roof Mounted Steel Cargo Basket - 47-3/16" Long x 35-3/8" Wide - 165 lbs

Replaces RMCB and RMCB01

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   (126 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.

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
CE Smith Spare Tire Carrier for Trailers - Steel - 4- and 5-Lug Wheels - 12-1/4" Long
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
CE Smith Spare Tire Carrier for Trailers - Steel - 4- and 5-Lug Wheels - 8-3/8" Long
is 8-38-inches long and will fit narrower tires.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 10/19/2021


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.

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.
richard f - 10/16/2022


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.


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


Have not hauled anything since installed but it looks great and is solid. When at freeway speeds I can faintly hear the wind whistling through it but I expected that.


Received my Rhino rack in a damaged box with the missing attachment hardware. I emailed the issue to and they immediately sent another one. They at etrailer we’re right on top of it. Could not ask for better service.


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.


Everything was there and damage free. Only down thing the mounting bolts are about an 1/8 to long. Great rack in operation though


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.


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.


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.


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.


Love the Rhino Rack! ETrailer was great once again!


Another awesome product and smooth purchase from etrailer! Rhino Rack arrived on time for my short notice road trip and was easy to install.


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.


I ordered a Rhino Rack basket and Vortex Aero cross bars to go on my new 2016 Jeep Renegade. The order came fast and the products look great, although I haven't installed it yet and won't until this weekend. But come on, it's Rhino Rack so it has to be good!

I've ordered from in the past for our GMC Terrain (Curtis rooftop basket, KarPak Car Top Carrier bag, A Draw-Tite Class III 2" ball mount with a 2" ball, Class 3 & 4 Hitch Lock locking pin and a Cargo Bag with straps) and I'm thoroughly satisfied with the delivery time and the quality of the products they sell. I'll continue to do business with them and always recommend them to my friends and family.

I'll send pictures to etrailer next week when i'm done and maybe they'll show them on their web site.

Keep up the great work etrailer!

Love the functionality and looks but it makes a annoying whistle while driving and I even spent the extra money to get aerodynamic rails! I don’t know if the rails or the rack is causing the whistle.
Bill J - 07/27/2018

Thanks for the information. I just looked and sure enough, there are gaps under the bars. I used what was included on the top gaps. Do the same top black covers work on bottom and if so, how do I get some? Thanks again!
-- comment by: Bill J - 07/30/2018

Thanks! Ordering now and will update my review after I install and test them.
-- comment by: Bill J - 07/30/2018


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.
DC - 09/12/2018


This is very well built and fits on our Crosstrek very well. I did go to a plastic shop and have a custom made wind deflector, to reduce noise.


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!


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!!


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

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