Kia, which traces its roots back to the 1940s when it started as a bike manufacturer, has the K Velo on display. It's designed by Peter Schreyer, who oversees design for Kia and Hyundai. Featuring 20-inch wheels and a compact frame, the bike is sold in South Korea.
In addition to the Outback, which has two bikes on its rooftop rack, Subaru gave a nod to outdoor enthusiasts with rooftop racks holding skis and snowboards on some other vehicles.
Consumers' associations with bicycles are generally positive, Anwyl said, even if a vehicle doesn't have room to easily stow a bike.
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