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The best cars for bikes and cyclists

Whether you own a rugged mountain bike, a road racing bike or a commute-friendly foldable model, we’ve rounded up the 10 best four-wheel companions to swallow your two-wheel ones when they’re not in use. The very best also make great all-round vehicles with comfy cabins perfect for the long slog to your favourite cycling route.

Here are the best cars for bikes and cyclists on sale:

1. Skoda Superb Estate

The Skoda Superb Estate boasts an SUV-rivalling 660-litre load bay along with a brace of other talents. There’s a selection of bike-friendy accessories including an internal bike holder and a lockable roof mounted cycle carrier. The Superb represents great value for money thanks to its excellent build quality and modest purchase price – the Greenline diesel also manages an impressive 76.4mpg.

Find a superb deal on this Skoda our Skoda Superb deals page

2. Mercedes E-Class Estate

The Mercedes E-Class Estate is as luxurious as it is practical with a massive cabin and immaculate build quality. Its massive 660-litre boot is available with a handy load liner to prevent dirty marks. Mercedes also offers some bike-specific accessories including a roof rack for carrying up to four bikes or a rear-mounted bike carrier that’s able to take three more – the latter option can be folded for easy storage.

Spec up a Mercedes E-Class Estate deals page to find the best savings currently on offer.

3. Skoda Kodiaq

The Skoda Kodiaq is a great all-round SUV with one of the most practical interiors you can buy. In five-seat form, it boasts a gigantic 770-litre boot that expands even further with them folded meaning you don’t need to take your bike’s front wheel off to fit it. The Kodiaq’s off-road mode is offered with the 2.0-litre diesel four-wheel drive models can help you get to those tricky-to-reach trails.

See just how much you can save on this practical family car on our Skoda Kodiaq deals page

4. Vauxhall Corsa

Don’t immediately dismiss the Vauxhall Corsa as a bike transporting option due to its relatively small size – it can be equipped with the fantastic FlexFix integrated bike rack that slides out from the rear bumper and can easily be hidden away again when not in use. What’s more, the Corsa’s rear seats can fold flat helping create a 1,120-litre boot that’ll easily swallow an extra bike or two. It’s also cheap to buy and run, making it a great option for cost-conscious cyclists.

Head on over to our Vauxhall Corsa deals page to see just how much you can save.

5. VW Tiguan

The VW Tiguan is practical, comfortable and really easy to drive thanks to light controls and good visibility. The Tiguan boasts a 615-litre boot that’s easy to load thanks to a square opening and no load lip. All models come with handy 40:20:40-split-folding seats allowing you to squeeze a bike through the middle between rear passengers. VW offers a range of bicycle accessories including roof rails and a bike carrier that easily folds way into the spare tyre well when not in use.

Want to save money on your new car? Then check out our VW Tiguan deals page to find all the latest offers.

6. Land Rover Discovery Sport

The Land Rover Discovery Sport is a serious off roader capable of carrying seven. Its 981-litre boot can swallow bikes with ease plus Land Rover offers a range of bike-friendly accessories including bike racks and a handy towbar-mounted bike rack. Unlike many similar-sized family SUVs, the Discovery Sport is really well suited to off-road driving thanks to an advanced four-wheel-drive system and high ride height.

Spec up a Land Rover Discovery Sport through our deals page to find the best savings on offer.

7. SEAT Ateca

The SEAT Ateca is the VW Tiguan’s Spanish stablemate, based on the same platform and powered by the same engines. It’s well put together and has loads of space for its five passengers. Its 510-litre boot, 60:40-split folding seats and low loading lip make it easy to slide bikes in and out of the boot. If you don’t want to store your bike inside, there’s an optional roof-mounted bike holder and protective boot liner.

See just how much you can save on a SEAT Ateca on our SEAT Ateca deals page.

8. Ford S-Max

Few cars can match the Ford S-Max’s enormous boot capacity – f0ld the sixth and seventh seats flat and you’ll open up a spacious 965-litre boot that grows to a cavernous 2,020-litre space once you collapse the middle row as well. It’s worth knowing that there’s also a range of bike-related accessories such as a rear carrier and optional cross bars – although you’ll have to spec a roof rack to fit it.

Want to save money on your next car? Then check out our Ford S-Max deals page to find all the latest offers.

9. Dacia Duster

The Dacia Duster be the perfect small SUV for bike owners who enjoy taking their adventures off the beaten path. Entry-level models cost less than £10,000 and offer a huge amount of space for the money. Two-wheel drive Dacias get a 475-litre boot that expands to 1,600 litres with the rear seats down. Accessories such as a boot liner will catch any dirt while an optional towbar-mounted carrier can hold two bikes.

Check out our Dacia Duster deals page to find the latest savings.

10. Honda Jazz

The Honda Jazz offers bike owners a practical and reliable option that won’t cost the earth to buy or run. The Jazz features an impressive 354-litre boot for a car of its size and has lots of great safety tech as standard on mid-level trims and above. Its party piece is its clever magic rear seats that fold upwards, meaning you can store tall items such as a bike in the back. The Jazz can also be fitted with an optional roof rack and bike carrier.

Spec up a Honda Jazz through our deals page to find the best savings on offer.