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The Yakima Skybox 16 Carbonite Cargo Box is the updated version of the Skybox series with the new carbonite textured lid. The SuperLatch lock system will guarantee the security and safety of your gear and the round, sleek aerodynamic design is made to reduce drag and wind noise. Plus the rear of cargo box is tapered for improved hatch clearance. Ideal for up to 3 campers, it can haul snowboards and skis up to 180 cm. So when you have Bohemian Rhapsody blaring in your vehicle, you only have to worry about hitting those high notes with Freddy because the Skybox 16 Carbonite Cargo Box will take care of the rest. And installing it on your car won't be a huge pain because the installation and removal is completely tool free, with absolutely no assembly required. How often does that happen?
FEATURES of the Yakima SkyBox 16 Carbonite Cargo Box
The SKS lock sustem, SuperLatch, guarantees security and ensures the lid is secure to its base
The design of the internal lid stiffeners add rigidity, durability, and easy opens and closes
Ideal for hauling snowboards and skis up to 180 cm and hauling gear for up to 3 campers
The Skybox series has been moved up a notch with this new carbonite textured lid
Rear of cargo box tapered for improved hatch clearance
Absolutely no assembly required, and is a tool-free installation and removal from your car
Fits the Yakima round, factory, aerodynamic, and square bars and fits most crossbars thanks to the quick-releaese mounting hardware
The aerodynamic design is sleek and is made to reduce drag and wind noise
The dual-sided opening gives you easy access on either side of your vehicle
Rated 5 out of
Great product!I use this on my 2011 Subaru Outback and I just took it on a 2000 mile trip and it's awesome! Very quiet on the road and very easy to use. I had looked at Thule and settled on this because of the quality of the product. There are definitely no regrets with this purchase and definitely makes packing up for long drives that much easier.
Date published: 2014-06-22
Rated 4 out of
Excellent design and functionPurchased to ensure enough room in car for family of four and holiday travel luggage. The box is reasonably light and installed relatively easily. The "16" had enough cargo space to easily hold two large suitcases, two daypacks, and various light packages for travel. Will also easily hold snowboards/skis for and helmets for four. No trouble fully loaded traveling at highway speeds; additional noise and handling in wind was noticeable but acceptable. Loading/unloading may be difficult in higher profile vehicles (though it would be similar with any roof mounted rack) and it will reduce gas mileage (about 2.5 mpg for the most recent trip). Appreciate the key must be inserted to open box (though some may not) as it ensures the box is securely closed and locked each time and in my case likely reduces the risk of losing the key. Box can also be opened from either side. Only possible con is these in similar 'boxes' are relatively expensive compared to other available carriers. Cannot comment on durability
Thanks for reaching out to us! The dimensions of the Yakima SkyBox 16 Carbonite Cargo Box are as follows: Length 6 ft 9 in, Width 36 in, Height 15 in, Weight 47 lbs, Gear Capacity 453 liters. I hope this helps!