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Thule Force XT XL Cargo Box

Thule Force XT XL Cargo Box

On Sale: $479.96Regularly: $599.95Sale Ends Monday 12/02/2019

Color and Size: Black--XL



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Item # 091021911949 :: 1 available.
Expected To Ship on 11/20/2019

The Thule Force XT series of rooftop cargo boxes a stylish and aerodynamic cargo box which holds skis, small luggage or other gear. Thule packs in top-of-the-line features and advanced engineering to make the Force XT cargo boxes easy to use, durable and secure. The design improvements start with the unique angular, yet aerodynamic shape, it is constructed with durable, lightweight thermoformed ABS plastic. This is an automotive grade plastic, a material commonly used for the manufacture of automobile exterior components such as rearview mirrors, with a matte black finish. Care for the finish as you would the vehicle using soft sponges, microfibers, and sudsy water, but no automatic carwashes. The front of the box is smooth with no belt line found on other boxes, this reduces frontal area turbulence. The angular high and low areas of the lid are modern in design but also act to stiffen the lid with little to no added weight, this compared to other designs which use extra internal bracing for stiffness adding a material weight penalty. The Force XT series boxes are strong with a 165-pound carrying capacity, most other boxes are rated to 110 pounds. This is 55-pounds extra weight capacity, that's 33% greater than what most other boxes are rated to carry. The added strength can be attributed in large part to the steel reinforcements in the base which encompasses the mounting hardware, an area where high stresses occur. The lid to base overlap at the front of the box is greater than any other box, eliminating the possibility of "fish mouthing", this is an aerodynamic occurrence when air forces separation between the lid and base. No other manufacturer has engineered such a targeted solution to this phenomenon as effectively and elegantly. The LockKnob encompasses the lock cylinder housing, offering protection to the Thule Comfort Key and adding comfort when locking and unlocking your cargo box. The crossbar mounting hardware has extra wide crossbar attachments to accommodate a wide range of crossbar shapes and sizes. The smooth turning, rubberized knob tightens the hardware and clicks when fully tight. This click function ensures that the hardware is not over, or under tightened to the crossbar. The dual-sided opening lid allows for easy opening and closing from either the passenger or driver side of the vehicle. The Force XT boxes have been thoughtfully designed to provide the best possible clearance for the vehicle's rear hatch, spoiler, and antenna. The four primary sizes; Sport, L, XL, and XXL match up well to proportionate vehicle sizes, here are examples: The Force XT boxes have been thoughtfully designed to provide the best possible clearance for the vehicle's rear hatch, spoiler, and antenna. The four primary sizes; Sport, L, XL, and XXL match up well to proportionate vehicle sizes

Please Note: Thule Cargo Boxes are shipped to authorized commercial addresses. Please call for residential rates (800)643-3629.

Key Features

  • Maximum space efficiency across a wide range of vehicle fits
  • Comfortable to open and close thanks to the LockKnob that also helps to prevent damage to the Thule Comfort Key
  • Full trunk access with minimal risk of contact with the cargo box, thanks to its forward position on the vehicle roof
  • Easy to mount thanks to the PowerClick quick-mount system. The integrated torque indicator clicks when itís properly mounted, ensuring fast and secure fitting
  • DualSide opening provides easy access to all areas of the box, from either side of the vehicle

Specifications

Volume 18 cu ft
External dimensions 82.75 x 33.75 x 17.25 in
Internal dimensions 77.5 x 29.5 x 15.25 in
Height off crossbar 16.1 in
Load capacity 165 lb
Mounting system PowerClick
Weight 47 lb
Locking system Central lock
Locks included ✓
One Key System compatible ✓
Load capacity skis (pairs) 5-7
Load capacity snowboards 3-5
Max length of skis 195 cm
Fits Thule WingBar Evo ✓
Fits Thule AeroBlade ✓
Fits Thule SquareBar ✓
Fits Thule ProBar ✓
Fits Thule Xsporter Pro ✖
Color Black Matte
Model number 6358B
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