Go With More: Thule Force XT XL Rooftop Cargo Carrier

With no complicated setup needed, the Thule Force XT XL Rooftop Cargo Carrier is ready to ride, right out of the box. We mounted it in a few minutes and the intuitively designed clamps adjust for a variety of roof-rack dimensions.

 

Thule Force XT XL Rooftop Cargo Carrier reviewed by Mountain Life Media

 

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Unlike other cargo carriers with finicky mounts, the Force XT’s clamps tighten up easily by twisting a knob, which clicks when tight. You could almost mount this with your eyes closed, and it fits securely with no drift, even in high wind with the box fully loaded.

 

Thule Force XT XL Rooftop Cargo Carrier reviewed by Mountain Life Media

 

It swallows a lot of gear: 500 litres worth. That’s a lot of tripping goods you can stow away, safe and out of the weather, until you need them. And the box boasts a lot of fine-tuned features, including nylon webbing straps on either side so you can pull down the lids if they are too high to grab (you can open the box from either side of your vehicle); and the smooth LockKnob system which helps prevent damage to the Thule Comfort Key and makes it very easy to open and lock.

 

Thule Force XT XL Rooftop Cargo Carrier reviewed by Mountain Life Media

Thule Force XT XL Features

  • Maximum space efficiency across a wide range of vehicle fits.
  • Easy to mount thanks to the PowerClick quick-mount system. The integrated torque indicator clicks when it’s properly mounted, ensuring fast and secure fitting.
  • Comfortable to open and close thanks to the LockKnob that also helps to prevent damage to the Thule Comfort Key.
  • DualSide opening provides easy access to all areas of the box, from either side of the vehicle.

Technical specifications

Volume 500 L
External dimensions 210 x 86 x 44 cm
Internal dimensions 197 x 75 x 39 cm
Height off crossbar 41 cm
Load capacity 75 kg
Mounting system PowerClick
Weight 21.3 kg
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

Check Thule’s full selection of rooftop cargo carriers here.