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Malone SteelTop Roof Rack - Square Crossbars - Raised, Factory Side Rails - Steel - 50" Long

Malone SteelTop Roof Rack - Square Crossbars - Raised, Factory Side Rails - Steel - 50" Long

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This complete roof rack system mounts to your vehicle with raised, factory side rails. Full-length square crossbars work with most clamp-on carriers and accessories. Vinyl-coated steel bars are corrosion resistant. Includes locks to deter theft. Lowest Prices for the best roof rack from Malone. Malone SteelTop Roof Rack - Square Crossbars - Raised, Factory Side Rails - Steel - 50" Long part number MPG201 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Malone Roof Rack - MPG201

  • Complete Roof Systems
  • Square Bars
  • 2 Bars
  • 50 In Bar Space
  • Malone
  • Black
  • Locks Included
  • Steel

This complete roof rack system mounts to your vehicle with raised, factory side rails. Full-length square crossbars work with most clamp-on carriers and accessories. Vinyl-coated steel bars are corrosion resistant. Includes locks to deter theft.


  • Square-bar roof rack lets you mount accessories on your vehicle with raised, factory side rails
  • Full-length design maximizes space for clamp-on carriers and accessories
  • Safe and easy installation - rubber-coated steel clamps fit tightly around side rails
  • Locking tower covers secure roof rack to side rails
  • Steel crossbars are strong and durable
    • Vinyl coating provides corrosion resistance
  • Plastic endcaps help keep water and debris out of bars
  • Durable nylon towers are weather resistant
  • Complete system includes 4 towers, 2 crossbars, installation tool and keys


  • Rack weight capacity: 165 lbs
  • Minimum crossbar spread: 24"
  • Crossbar dimensions: 50" long x 1-1/4" wide x 7/8" tall
  • Weight: 9.7 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Malone SteelTop Roof Rack

The Malone SteelTop roof rack lets you carry gear and accessories on the roof of your vehicle with raised, factory side rails. This complete roof rack system includes 2 steel, square crossbars and 4 towers. The full-length crossbars extend past the towers to give you more mounting space for carriers, and the towers have built-in locks to protect the rack from theft. The rack clamps onto your raised side rails and tightens down with the included tool, so it's easy to remove and install.

Strong, Steel Crossbars

Malone SteelTop Crossbar without Endcap

The durable crossbars are made of steel and have a black vinyl coating to protect them from corrosion and keep them looking new. The bars also have plastic endcaps to protect the interiors from the elements and to give your roof rack a finished look.

Durable Towers with Built-In Security

Malone SteelTop Roof Rack Towers

The towers are made of molded nylon that won't fade or wear down when exposed to the elements. Each tower includes a nylon cover with a built-in lock to deter would-be thieves from removing the rack from your roof. The covers also protect the towers' interior and hardware from the elements.

Easy Installation with Rubber-Coated Steel Clamps

Malone SteelTop Roof Rack Rubber Clamps

The towers attach to your vehicle's raised, factory side rails with rubber-coated steel clamps. The rubber coating provides a superior grip on your side rails and protects them from damage during installation and use.

Malone SteelTop Roof Rack Installation Tool

To tighten, simply turn the bolt inside the tower assembly with the included installation tool until the clamps are snug.

Malone SteelTop Roof Rack Rubber Spacer Blocks

Rubber spacer blocks are included to fit smaller side rails. If the clamps don't tighten enough to your side rails, just slide a spacer block onto the clamps before tightening them.

Once assembled, the towers and crossbars stay together as one unit, which makes removing, storing, and reinstalling the system a snap. To remove, simply remove the cover and loosen the bolts inside the towers with the installation tool.

Maximum Cargo Carrying Capacity

Malone SteelTop Roof Rack Full-Length Crossbars

The SteelTop includes full-length crossbars that extend past the towers. The increased length gives you more space to mount accessories and carriers to your roof rack. The bars are compatible with most universal, clamp-on accessories and carriers.

MPG201 Malone Steel Top Universal Roof Rack for Elevated, Factory Side Rails - Square Load Bars - 50" Long

Installation Details MPG201 Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Malone SteelTop Roof Rack - Square Crossbars - Raised, Factory Side Rails - Steel - 50" Long - MPG201

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (227 Customer Reviews)

This complete roof rack system mounts to your vehicle with raised, factory side rails. Full-length square crossbars work with most clamp-on carriers and accessories. Vinyl-coated steel bars are corrosion resistant. Includes locks to deter theft.

- MPG201

Rack was priced right and is compatible with any accessory I've thrown on it. Used with factory running rails on two different cars: a 2005 Subaru Impreza wagon and a 2013 VW Jetta Sportwagen. I like how they lock and I'm 100% confident they will stay secure. Only negative really is noise but that will be the same with any square rack. Get an aerodynamic rack if you are driving expressways a lot. Even in the diesel which has more sound muting than a normal car these things sing at 80mph.

A great solution for reducing the wind noise with a square bar roof rack is to add a fairing to help better defect the wind. For a fairing that will fit your Jetta Sportwagen and Subaru Impreza, I recommend a fairing around 34 inches such as the Yakima WindShield Fairing # Y05016
Yakima WindShield Fairing for Roof Racks - 34" Long
. Another, slightly smaller, option is the Rhino-Rack Fairing at 32 inches long, # RRRF1
Rhino-Rack Fairing for Roof Racks - 32" Long
. A fairing is a bit of an investment, but if you find you are driving at interstate speeds often, it is a great way to help quiet your roof rack.
-- Etrailer Expert Victoria B - 01/08/2020

Still going strong. I got a fairing and it has ped the noise considerably.
Joshua H - 01/04/2021

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Got my roof rack on the day I was promised. Took me about 10 minutes to install on my 2005 Ford Sport trac. They look good and mounted very securely. The price was right compared to [others] so far love the product. Thanks etrailer and to George and Steve.

Rack is still working as good as it did a year ago. Ive put ladders from 6ft to 24ft extention ladders no problems. they have never loosened either, awesome
Dave G - 08/06/2018

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3 star is for the product, but I should mention that eTrailer.com got 5 STAR for the service. Now to the product: Pro: Easy to install, light weight and seem strong/durable. Con: wind noise At 40mph the noise/whistling sound came in, and above 60mph is noticeably loud. I don't have anything to compare, since this is the first crossbar I've installed. I will try to move the bar around and see if it makes any difference. The good thing is I can remove this crossbar (and it's easy and quick to do it) and just put it on when I need them, and therefore I'm keeping it. But I don't think I would recommend it to anyone, especially if they own the same car like mine, because maybe this just a car issue, many other reviewer shares good experience with it. I will update this review if I can improve on the wind noise.

Leonard,If you are having trouble with wind noise I would recommend part # Y05017
Yakima WindShield Fairing for Roof Racks - 40" Long
. This Yakima fairing will deflect the wind around your roof rack reducing wind noise.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 03/15/2018

- MPG201

Very good basic roof rack. Fairly easy to install. The only thing that takes a little more time then I would have liked is tightening the rack onto the roof rails with the allen wrench. That takes several minutes for all four attachment points. Other than that a basic reliable roof rack.

The roof rack is still working great. I still wish it could be installed and removed quicker.
Michael K - 01/08/2021

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2010 Subaru Forester

Easily installed, sturdy well-made rack, great price. This rack is 2" wider than a 4' sheet of plywood making it ideal for transporting sheet goods. It will also be great to carry ladders which I do frequently for painting. Because it is a Malone brand it will pair perfectly with my Malone 2 kayak rack, (also a great product, but that's another review!)

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2018 Jeep Cherokee

So far so good, a little wind noise but I was used to it within a day. Doesn’t bother me just alert your passengers so they are not startled when in the car. They took a bit of time to figure out because I kept trying to snap them into place but you don’t need to do that. If you sit them in place as much as possible, start tightening the screw and it will pop itself into place. After they were tightened, I pulled down just a bit to make sure they are locked tight. Overall super quick delivery! One downfall was only with the delivery but that is bc of USPS. It was raining and the mail person left the box on the porch in the rain vs 3 inches further under the overhang. Etrailer was great!!!!

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I purchased Malone Roof crossbars for my 2014 Kia Sedona minivan. Installation was quick and secure. Very happy with the strength so far. I will be using it with a Roof basket and luggage bag on our trip from Florida to Tennessee.

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2017 Toyota Sienna

The crossbars I recieved from etrailer worked out great. They will help us add space for our family vacation.The customer service I received from Ashley was top of the line as well. I called on a Thursday night and asked if I could possibly get it by the following Wednesday and she said I should recieve the crossbars no later than Tuesday. That was perfect for me. On Saturday I received a message saying my order has arrived. How about that for service! I will definitely use etrailer again.

- MPG201

This has proved to be a fine rack, easy to get on and off. Sturdy for several kayaks and I could use my Thule kayak rack on it. The gripping device is not perfectly tailored for each individual car but it is a solid attachment system. You can't go wrong for the price. As for the whistling, yeah they do. Mine did not for a while, then started whistling. I tried to plug up the little gaps in the attachment and the noise got worse. Go figure. I take if off for long trips because I find it irritating. Others may whistle as well, who knows. Otherwise no complaints.

Works great for the price, sturdy and easy to put on and take off. Oddly, it does whistle at times, more during the winter. Go figure.
Andrew N - 05/17/2020

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I am pleasantly surprised of the fast delivery, I received my parts one day earlier as promised. Kristie is a excellent, helpful and friendly person. Thank you. I will keep e trailer in mind for future needs. Best regards Werner

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Solid bars, no rattling, no issues, have had on the vehicle for a year. Left the bars on for the winter but took off the bike racks I had mounted on them. Still look and feel good, will put up the bike rack as needed. There is some wind noise but that's pretty minor and is not an issue for me.

The bars look and function as the day I installed them, no rattles, sturdy and strong. The square shape does promote some wind noise, which I still dont mind much.
Kim P - 05/20/2020

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Volvo Cross Country

We installed this rack on my wife’s car and have gone cross country two times since then. The rack is still straight even after having three mountain bikes on it. This was a great buy for the price.

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2005 Honda Odyssey

Shipping was fast, product came pretty much assembled. It took about 5 minutes to adjust and install. I used this to support my wives car top carrier as she needs to deliver mail. It seems very sturdy and it will even fit on our Honda odyssey if needed. I would recommend this to anyone.

Still holding strong. My wife uses them to hold a top carrier for delivering packages as a US MAIL Rural carrier and really gives them the abuse bouncing down all these country dirt roads.
Mike - 01/01/2021

- MPG201

Well made, an excellent fit and easy to understand instructions.

- MPG201

I liked the product out of the box, and appreciated steel instead of aluminum. They were plenty sturdy to hold up what we needed, but not to stay on the vehicle apparently. The parts where the bars fit across the factory-installed rails seemed fairly sturdy compared to the previous bars I had. So after securing these brand new sturdier cross bars to the parallel factory-installed rails on our 4Runner, we loaded our two kayaks on top and headed off to the Buffalo River. A little over halfway there, the cross bars ripped off the factory rails and our kayaks flew off our roof into the road behind us. Thankfully the kayaks weren’t damaged and the cars behind us didn’t wreck. We are fairly certain we installed the bars correctly; the screws were tightened to the point of lightly denting the factory parallel rails, and they fit snugly. We installed the covers and locks. When we inspected them after the accident, it just looked like the screws vibrated loose. Maybe we should’ve used some thread-locker or something? But good bars cannot fly off your vehicle with your cargo.

When transporting kayaks, it is important to make sure both the bow and stern are tied down to your vehicle. Securing the bow and stern help reduce the movement of your kayaks during transport. There should be more information on securing the bow and stern in the owners manual for your rooftop kayak carrier. I have also linked a help article with more information and helpful tips
-- Etrailer Expert Victoria B - 07/14/2020

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2017 Toyota RAV4

my boyfriend said it was very very easy to install compared to the last cross bar we have. It seems very sturdy too. Fit our 2017 Toyota RAV4 perfectly.

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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Cross bars shipped very quickly and I was email immediately with a tracking number. The cross bars provide a pretty good fit on my 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee and seem to have pretty universal compatibility with other vehicles and rack accessories (kayak, bike, etc.). Overall very please with the product and service from etrailer.com. I would definitely order from here again.

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2018 Toyota Sienna

Bought for 2018 Toyota Sienna. Fits and works perfectly. Strong, secure, easy on and off.

Wind noise from a square rack is always an issue but racks go off and on easily. They have held up well. Although the clamp onto my roof rail is not a perfect match if works well and is totally secure.
Ross H - 07/18/2021

Thank you for your follow up. Roof racks can add some wind noise. Luckily there is a solution for that. I recommend the fairing part # INA261
Inno Fairing for Roof Racks - 40" Long - Black
. The fairing will divert the wind up and over the bars to cut down on the noise.

-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 7/23/2021

- MPG201

The product is nice and strong.I plan to carry ladders,paneling and sheetrock from time to time.

- MPG201

We were very happy with this purchase. Easy to install and worked perfectly to carry our surfboards. Unfortunately, we sold this vehicle, and now we need another rack.

- MPG201

As always, Etrailer has demonstrated a client oriented service with follow up emails and kept me informed of the status of my order. As a regular client, I will continue doing business with them and recommend them . Eric

- MPG201

Extremely easy installation, that took no more than 10 minutes from start to finish, including measuring.

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2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek

The assembly was very easy and didn't need the instructions to put them on my Subaru Crosstek. Only down side is the wind noise and don't want to get the deflector because I fear the parts that touch the roof would eventually wear the paint off. I wanted something to keep on the roof so I don't have to keep removing it, but due to the ease of assembly and disassembly I might try it out for awhile. I cut the allen wrench down so it would fit in the chuck of my cordless drill to speed up the process.

It was easily to install, but it was getting annoying taking it on and off and I couldnt stand the wind hollowing when they were on, so I went and go the ones from Subaru and they worked a lot better.
Nicholas - 04/02/2019

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Pontiac Trans Sport Van

Super fast and easy to put on. I got it done alone in about 30 minutes give or take. Love the look of the red. Going to make kayaks a whole lot easier and safer to transport. Would definitely recommend.

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2017 Toyota RAV4

I picked these roof racks to support the width of my roofbox. The OEM roofbars that came with my 2017 Toyota Rav4 did not have a wide enough bar space to support my bars, nor did they have a load capacity instilling much confidence. These bars are excellent. They're simple, straight forward, support a bunch of weight, all with one major downside. There is an insane amount of wind noise. If i don't have a box on the bars, there is a terribly loud howling at any speed over 40. To remedy this, I just leave a bungee cord wound around the front bar when I don't have a load on there. It's irritating, but it does the job. I'd advise getting the aero bars instead. They're supposed to have much less road noise, and they're not much more in cost.

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    There are a few different ways to help reduce the wind noise that you are hearing with the Malone SteelTop Roof Rack # MPG201 installed on your 2018 Ford Escape. The first solution is to use a fairing to help deflect the wind. For your Escape you will need a 40" length which I recommend the Inno Fairing # INA261 as it uses a very universal style mounting system that is easy to use. Attached is a review video for you to check out. The next best option is to use the Malone AirFlow2...
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  • Wind Fairing to Fit Malone Roof Rack for Raised Rails of 2016 Subaru Crosstrek
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