Best FJ Cruiser Roof Rack Models

    Toyota FJ Cruiser Roof Rack Review

    Toyota FJ Cruiser is a strong and reliable vehicle that is very popular in the off-road community. You can use it on rough terrains and even on longer overlanding trips. But like all overlanding vehicles out there it too should be upgraded so that it can be more efficient and what better thing to upgrade it with than a roof rack?

    A roof rack will increase the storage capacity of the FJ cruiser and will give you the ability to carry a lot more camping gear, overlanding gear, recovery gear, accessories, supplies, and even a roof top tent where you and your fellow campers can sleep in. That’s why we took the time to create this list showing what we think are some of the best Toyota FJ Cruiser roof rack models that you can get and hopefully by the end of it, you will find the one that best suits your need.

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    Why Get A Roof Rack?

    A roof rack is an essential part of every off-road rig out there. Sure, you would need a bit of time to do your research and find the one that fits your lifestyle and your needs, but it does have a lot of great features to offer.

    With a roof rack you are able to carry a lot more things than you could if you only had the interior of your car to fill. You can carry longer and bigger loads that otherwise you wouldn’t be able to fit inside your vehicle.

    You can carry things such as ladders, kayaks, bikes, snowboards, skis, extra luggage, camping equipment, construction equipment, furniture, and many more. You can even mount a wide variety of roof top tents on your roof rack kit.

    There are so many things that you could do if you were to install a roof rack onto your vehicle and on top of that it just looks cool.

     

    FJ Cruiser Roof Racks

    Prinsu Roof Rack FJ Cruiser

    Prinsu FJ Cruiser Roof Rack

    Prinsu creates one of the best roof racks on the market right now and this Toyota FJ Cruiser roof rack is no different. It is a fairly affordable, sturdy, strong, very low-profile, NO DRILL roof rack kit that was designed to fit the Toyota FJ Cruiser from 2007 up to the 2016 models. It has more than 500 lbs of weight capacity which is more than enough to carry a variety of gear and accessories and even mount a roof top tent on top of it.

    This Prinsu roof rack features 2 side rails that were constructed out of 3/16” thick 5052 aluminum and were also black powder coated to increase the durability and prevent erosion when driving through muddy terrain. All Prinsu roof racks, including this one, come with a 1/8” thick aluminum wind deflector that will make your vehicle more aerodynamic and reduce wind drag and noise on the road.

    It is one of the lowest profile roof rack kits on the market as its height is just above 2”. While that is perfect for the aerodynamics of the vehicle it means that you cannot store anything under the rack itself. However, you could always fit a foldable camping table or something similar in size. On top of that, this FJ Cruiser roof rack is very lightweight, weighing only 58lbs.

    A few more things we want to mention are the 2 top-facing T-slot channels, fore, and aft channels, 2 bottom face channels, and numerous integrated tie-down options that increase cargo security. You can always upgrade your rack system with an LED light bar that will illuminate the road when driving at night.

    This is a no drill roof rack kit as we already mentioned, and it doesn’t take long to install it on the roof of your FJ Cruiser. It is one of the best FJ Cruiser roof rack kits and it even comes with a Limited Lifetime Warranty so be sure to check it out!

    Drill or Not Weight Weight Capacity  Warranty
    No Drill 58lbs 500lbs+ Limited Lifetime

     

     

    Baja Rack FJ Cruiser Roof Rack Basket

    BajaRack FJ Cruiser Roof Rack

    Let’s take a look at this Toyota Fj Cruiser roof rack basket that was designed to fit the FJ Cruiser models from 2007 up to 2017. This is another sturdy and built-to-last roof rack kit that features side rails as all basket roof racks do to further secure your cargo and stop it from slipping away from your roof rack. It is easy to install as it requires no drilling. This Baja Rack has a lot of great features to offer so let’s get to it.

    This roof rack is made of welded steel tubing and has an epoxy primer coating to prevent erosion. It also has a black powder coat to increase the rack's durability and avoid scratches. Moreover, this rack has an aluminum wind deflector that helps lessen road noise while also enhancing the aerodynamics of the car and the rack.

    This roof rack is fantastic because it works with so many different attachments, and you can even place an LED light bar on the front of it to illuminate the road at night when you're driving. In addition, there is just enough room between the roof of your car and the roof rack to store items of comparable size, such as a folding camping table.

    You may place a roof top tent on top of this rack and use it to carry a variety of things, including longer loads like kayaks, skis, snowboards, ladders, and planks. Because it is a basket roof rack, you can be sure that none of the objects within will be in danger of falling off the rack because of the tube walls that enclose its perimeter.

    It has a dynamic weight capacity of 300 lbs and a static load rating of 600 lbs. This Toyota FJ Cruiser roof rack comes with a Limited 2 Year Warrant!

    Drill or Not Weight Weight Capacity  Warranty
    No Drill 73lbs 600lbs+ Limited 2 Year

     

     

    Front Runner Roof Rack FJ Cruiser 

    Front Runner FJ Cruiser Roof Rack

    Here we have another popular roof rack manufacturer and that is the Front Runner Outfitters. They have been making high-quality roof rack kits for some time now and this FJ Cruiser roof rack is no different. It is a sturdy, lightweight, built-to-last, NO DRILL roof rack low-profile so it will not create a lot of wind drag and noise on the road.

    The rack is constructed of robust stainless steel, rugged T6 aluminum, and an erosion-resistant black epoxy powder coating. This roof rack is strong enough to support the weight of practically anything you put on it, including kayaks, motorcycles, bikes, additional luggage, fuel tanks, or even a roof top tent, even though it weighs only 73 lbs.

    This roof rack has a 660 lb. static weight capacity, which is more than enough to transport anything you can think of including a variety of gear, gear mounts, and other accessories. The beautiful thing about this rack is that, when mounted, there is space underneath it to store other items, such as a camping table or pretty much anything else that is similar in size.

    This FJ Cruiser roof rack may be equipped with a wind deflector to improve aerodynamics and reduce the noise when driving, and an LED light bar would help illuminate any roadways at night. It is quite simple to install if you just use the supplied hardware and follow the given instructions. Please feel free to check out this model as it is now a very popular option for roof rack models.

    Drill or Not Weight Weight Capacity  Warranty
    No Drill 73lbs 660lbs+ Limited Lifetime

     

     

    Rhino Rack FJ Cruiser Roof Rack

    Rhino Rack Fj Cruiser Roof Rack

    Rhino Rack has a huge choice when it comes to roof racks and cross bar systems but here we have one of their most popular platform rack systems and that is the Rhino Rack Pioneer Platform which was designed to fit the Toyota FJ Cruiser models from 2006 up to 2015. They are durable, lightweight, sleek looking, and easy to install, and they do not require drilling.

    The rack is constructed out of built-to-last aluminum and has reinforced nylon corners and is also black powder coated to increase the durability of the roof rack and prevent erosion when driving through muddy terrain. This FJ Cruiser roof rack has a weight capacity of 800 lbs and you can use it to mount a variety of items including camping gear, gear mounts, accessories, and even a roof top tent.

    It is one of the lightest roof racks on the market right now and it weighs only 45 lbs. It was tested in some of the harshest terrains out there to ensure its durability. It is a very versatile and modular rack system that features additional accessory channels on the front and rear extrusions. It also has integrated wiring capabilities within all extrusions and you can access them by drilling out the corners.

    This Toyota FJ Cruiser roof rack comes with a 5 Year Warranty and will surely be a great addition to your next overlanding adventure so be sure to check it out!

    Drill or Not Weight Weight Capacity  Warranty
    No Drill 45lbs 800lbs+ Limited 5 Year

     

     

    Eezi Awn Toyota FJ Cruiser Roof Rack

    Eezi Awn K9 Roof Rack Fj Cruiser

    This is yet another platform roof rack kit that was made to fit the Toyota FJ Cruiser and it comes in 5 different lengths! It is an easy-to-install rack as it requires NO DRILLING and no modifications and is compatible with a variety of after-market accessories. It is a strong, reliable, and low profile roof rack but it does have a lot more features to offer so let’s take a look at them.

    The rack's fully welded aluminum construction and components that are anodized and black powder coated serve to guard against scratches, chipping, and even erosion in muddy conditions. It has wide M8 T-Slot slats that extend from the platform's front to its back, which are ideal for the quick attachment of any accessories. Moreover, it has rounded top edges and M6 T-Slots all around the top border.

    Depending on your needs, this K9 roof rack can be found in 5 different sizes. But, with a static weight capacity of 1000 lbs, this roof rack is one of the strongest ones available, if not the strongest! That's more than you'll ever need, we can all agree on that. You can install a wide range of items on it such as kayaks, motorcycles, hefty cargo boxes, liquid containers, and even bigger 4-5 person roof top tents.

    This Toyota FJ Cruiser roof rack also works with a variety of Thule and Yakima sports bar mounts, which is another excellent feature. Because of this, you can customize the rack to meet your needs. Although this roof rack does not have a wind deflector, it is nonetheless exceedingly slim and aerodynamic. It is very affordable considering how string it is and it even comes with a 3 Year Warranty!

    Drill or Not Weight Weight Capacity  Warranty
    No Drill 50lbs 1000lbs+ Limited 3 Year

     

     

    Sherpa FJ Cruiser Roof Rack

    Sherpa Fj Cruiser Roof Rack

    The last roof rack on our list is the Fuji roof rack made by Sherpa that was designed to fit the FJ Cruiser models from 2007 up to 2014. It is a full-sized durable roof rack kit that is very low profile and will not cause any wind drag or noise when driving on the road. It is also very lightweight as it only weighs 47 lbs. However, it is very strong, and it has 400lbs of dynamic weight capacity and 700 lbs of the static weight limit.

    This Toyota FJ Cruiser roof rack has a stainless-steel metal construction that has been black powder coated to increase durability and prevent it from eroding in muddy environments. It is a NO DRILL roof rack system meaning you do not need to modify your vehicle in any way in order to install it. Thanks to the high weight capacity you can mount a variety of items on it and even a roof top tent.

    It comes with an integrated wind deflector which will help even more with the aerodynamics of the vehicle and reduce the noise even more. You don’t have as much space between the rack and the roof of your FJ Cruiser to store things but you can always slide in a foldable camping table o anything similar in size.

    This Toyota FJ Cruiser roof rack comes with a Sherpa Limited Lifetime Warranty and there’s no doubt that this affordable roof rack kit will be a perfect addition to your FJ Cruiser on your next overlanding adventure so feel free to check it out!

    Drill or Not Weight Weight Capacity  Warranty
    No Drill 47lbs 700lbs+ Limited Lifetime

     

     

    Toyota FJ Cruiser Roof Rack Accessories

    Thule Roof Box

    Thule Motion Cargo Carrier

    First on the list of the FJ Cruiser roof rack accessories is the Thule Motion Roof Rack Cargo Carrier. For quite some time, Thule has produced some of the best overlanding gear, and this cargo carrier is no exception. It has a stylish, robust, hard-shell exterior that is waterproof and will shield anything you put inside from any outside conditions, including rain and snow.

    It is built with optimum space efficiency and aerodynamics so that you won't feel the wind drag or hear the noise when driving on the road, and it can hold up to 165 lbs. The PowerClick quick-mount technology, which "clicks" into place when mounted correctly, makes it exceedingly simple to install.

    When you're not around the cargo carrier, you can lock it to protect any of your belongings from being stolen. Skis can even be transported inside of it if their maximum length is 215 cm. Please feel free to check it out since it is now the market's best and most well-liked roof cargo carrier.

     

     

    Cargo Basket Kit

    Cargo Basket Kit

    As we all know there are a couple of different roof rack types and the most popular ones are the platform roof racks. But what if you wanted to secure your cargo even more and eliminate any possibility of it slipping off of your roof rack?

    Well with this basket kit you can make any platform roof rack into a basket roof rack. The kit is made out of laser-cut aluminum side rails that surround the edges of your roof rack and is even black powder coated to increase durability and prevent erosion.

    This is a very lightweight kit as it weighs only 11 lbs and can be used on a variety of different roof rack systems. When not needed you can simply remove the side rails and use your platform roof rack as you did before installing this cargo basket kit.

     

     

    Prinsu Quick Release Awning Mount Brackets

    Prinsu Quick Release Awning Mount Brackets

    This is a pretty self-explanatory product as you can tell by the name. These are the awning mount brackets made by Prinsu and they can only fit on Prinsu roof racks. They come in pairs and are lightweight, durable, and easy to install.

    They have a 1/8” thick steel construction and have also been black powder coated for extra resilience. The placement of these quick-release awning mount brackets will depend on the size of the roof rack and the awning of your choice.

    Installing these brackets takes only a few minutes and you are ready to mount your awning. They have integrated lock tabs and rivets for tamper-proofing and only weigh 4lbs!

     

     

    Toyota FJ Cruiser Roof Rack FAQS 

    What is the FJ Cruiser roof rack weight capacity?

    That all depends on the model of the FJ Cruiser roof rack. Some can withstand a weight capacity of up to 500 lbs while some have a weight limit of over 1000lbs!

     

    Can I mount a roof top tent on an FJ Cruiser roof rack?

    Yes, you can! All of the roof racks we’ve mentioned can withstand the weight of a roof top tent.

     

    Are there FJ Cruiser roof rack cross bar kits?

    Yes there are! Rhino Rack and Thule make cross bar kits that can fit your Toyota FJ Cruiser!

     

    What is the best FJ Cruiser roof rack?

    That all depends on your needs but the rack that we’ve mentioned on your list are what we believe are some of the best ones for your Toyota FJ Cruiser. If you are looking for the lightest FJ Cruiser roof rack that would be the Rhino Rack Pioneer Platform roof rack and if you are looking for a roof rack with the highest weight capacity that would be the Eezi Awn K9 roof rack.

     

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