NOT SURE WHICH ROOF BOX IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Below you will find some simple tips and considerations to help make a decision and ensure you have the perfect box for that well deserved holiday.

HOW MUCH SHOULD I SPEND?

Inevitably, budget is going to play a major factor in your decision.  However, be rest assured that all of our roof boxes are excellent quality.  We only stock Thule branded cargo boxes as we believe these are the best on the market.  All ranges are capable of doing the job but bear in mind some of the cheaper models might not have as many features as you require.  More on this below.

WHAT SIZE AND SHAPE IS BEST FOR MY REQUIREMENTS?

This is going to depend on what you plan to take in your roof box and if you want to carry anything else on your roof bars such as a cycle carrier.

If you plan to transport something long, such as ski's, you will need a narrower box.  All narrow boxes state the length and number of ski's that you can fit inside.  Narrow boxes will provide you with plenty of space to load something next to the box.

If you don't require a long box then you can go for something wider which may still allow for loading of something else next to it.  It depends on what you want to load and how much space you have on your bars.  Dimensions of boxes are stated so you can check how much space you will have once loaded onto the vehicle.  Be sure to check how much load width your roof bars allow (and don't forget to check maximum load weight)

OTHER THINGS TO CONSIDER

DUAL OPENING BOX?

Some boxes are dual opening, meaning they can be opened from both sides which is very handy if you choose a wide box that can be accessed easily from either side of the vehicle.

Not all boxes have dual opening and it's not essential if you need a narrow box that will be loaded on one side of the roof as it would be difficult to reach the other side from the road.

CONSIDER BOOT ACCESS

Longer boxes may over hang the front of the roof, which is not an issue but you need to consider how much space it will take up at the rear of the vehicle if you need access to the boot.  Check the dimensions on the listing and be sure you can load the box and not cause any obstruction at the back.

DIFFERENT RANGES - KEY INFO

Ocean Roof Boxes - CLICK HERE TO VIEW ONLINE
- Budget Range
- 4 x Models to choose from carrying up to 450L and finished in gloss black
- One side opening only (except Ocean 80 which opens from the rear)
- Attached to Bars with U-Bolts which are a little trickier than the more expensive models

Force XT Roof Boxes - CLICK HERE TO VIEW ONLINE
- Various Sizes and Styles
- Up to 500L capacity
- Easy to Mount with PowerClick system
- Comfortable to open and close thanks to LockKnob feature
- DualSide opening providing easy access from either side of the vehicle

Motion XT Roof Boxes - CLICK HERE TO VIEW ONLINE
- Optimised design best for space efficiency, aerodynamics and vehicle fit
- Up to a massive 610L capacity
- Easy to Mount with PowerClick system
- Easy to open and close due to grip-friendly outer handles and supporting lid-lifters
- Available in Black or Titan Glossy finish
- DualSide opening providing easy access from either side of the vehicle

Vector Roof Boxes - CLICK HERE TO VIEW ONLINE
- A premium box with a sporty design
- Interior includes intergrated lighting and a felt-lined base
- Reinforced lid with DualSide opening
- Up to 430L capacity
- Easy to Mount with PowerClick system
- Includes Box lid cover for protection during storage
- Available in Black or Titan

Ranger Boxes - CLICK HERE TO VIEW ONLINE
- A Foldable box available in 2 styles/sizes
- Easy to store when not in use
- Fast and secure fitting thanks to Easy-Snap quick-mount system
- Made from water-resistant material
- Up to 280L capacity

Easy storage of your Roof Box with the Thule MultiLift

THULE MultiLift 572
THULE MultiLift 572

THULE MultiLift 572

THULE MultiLift 572004; Easy Storage for Roof Boxes - Kayaks - Surfboards and More

  • Works perfectly with roof boxes, kayaks, surfboards etc.
  • To be mounted on garage ceiling.
  • Lifts load up to 100kg.
  • Lifts load easily with help of winch.

AND REMEMBER..........

- You need roof bars to load a roof box.  In general Thule Roof Boxes will fit any brand of roof bar on the market.

- Thule guarantee all products against defects or damage for 2 years.  More info on guarantee and warranty can found on Thule's website.

- We are here to help so if you are unsure about anything or have questions let us know and we will get back to you.  Call us on 01622 230988 or email info@roof-bars.co.uk