Thule Motion XT Rooftop Cargo Box - 16 cu ft - Black Glossy

Thule Motion XT Rooftop Cargo Box - 16 cu ft - Black Glossy

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77 x 36 x 17. Roof box mounts to your crossbars with PowerClick clamps. Locking lid opens from either side of your vehicle. Great for carrying skis, snowboards, and other gear on sedans and crossovers. Durable ABS plastic construction. Lowest Prices for the best roof box from Thule. Thule Motion XT Rooftop Cargo Box - 16 cu ft - Black Glossy part number TH6297B can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Thule Roof Box - TH6297B

77 x 36 x 17. Roof box mounts to your crossbars with PowerClick clamps. Locking lid opens from either side of your vehicle. Great for carrying skis, snowboards, and other gear on sedans and crossovers. Durable ABS plastic construction.


Features:

  • Cargo box mounts on your vehicle's roof rack to provide enclosed storage for your gear
    • Perfect for carrying sports equipment and large luggage for up to 3 people
    • Great for sedans and crossovers
  • Dual-side-opening lid lets you load and unload gear from either side of your vehicle
    • Push buttons, outer handles, and internal lifters make it easy to open and close lid
  • SlideLock system with One-Key System locks ensure your cargo is secure
    • Lid locks automatically once it's completely closed
    • Red Indicators let you know if lid isn't closed securely
  • PowerClick quick-release clamps provide easy, tool-free installation on most crossbars
    • Simply turn dials until they click to secure the mounting clamps to your roof rack
    • Mounting assemblies adjust along tracks to accommodate different crossbar spreads
  • Aerodynamic shape helps minimize wind noise and drag
  • Tapered tail end provides superior hatch clearance
  • 3 Load straps and 6 integrated anchor points let you secure cargo inside the box
  • Durable, ABS plastic construction resists impacts, scratches, and UV rays
  • High-gloss black finish


Specs:

  • Application: round, square, aero, elliptical, and most factory crossbars
  • Carrying capacity: 16 cu ft
  • Weight capacity: 165 lbs
  • Ski capacity: 5 - 7 pairs of skis
  • Snowboard capacity: 3 - 5 snowboards
  • Maximum ski/snowboard length: 180 cm
  • Exterior dimensions: 77" long x 36" wide x 17" tall
  • Interior dimensions: 69" long x 31-1/2" wide x 15" tall
  • Distance from top of crossbar to top of cargo box: 15-1/2"
  • Box weight: 42 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Note: Because of the size of this item, it ships via truck freight and only to the contiguous United States.


Thule SUP Taxi XT Crossbar Requirements

Thule Motion XT L Cargo Box

Cargo boxes, bags, and baskets are great for transporting gear on your vehicle's roof. A cargo box has the added benefits of an aerodynamic shape that reduces drag and wind noise, a hard shell to protect your gear, and a higher degree of weather resistance. And you can latch and lock a cargo box for added protection against theft.


The Motion XT L has 16 cu ft of storage space for golf bags, luggage, skis, snowboards, and other gear. The aerodynamic, low-profile design helps to reduce drag and wind noise, and the locking lid conveniently opens from either side of your vehicle. The box has internal tie-down points for securing cargo, and the PowerClick mounting system offers easy, tool-free installation.


Durable Construction

Thule Motion XT L Cargo BoxConstruction

This cargo box is constructed of durable ABS plastic that is lightweight yet rigid and impact resistant. It has a glossy black, gel-coat finish that is stylish and less susceptible to chips, scratches, and harsh UV rays when compared with paint.


Dual-Side-Opening Lid

Thule Motion XT L Cargo Box Dual Side Opening Lid

The Motion XT features a dual-side-opening lid so you can load and access your gear from either side of your vehicle. Integrated, grip-friendly handles help you easily open and close the lid even with one hand. The lid has lifters that ensure it opens and closes smoothly. There is also a convenient pull cord on the inside that helps you close the lid.


SlideLock System

Thule Motion XT L Slide Lock System

The cargo box has SlideLock locks on each side of the lid. These locks have built-in indicators that let you know if the box is properly latched. The keys cannot be removed from the locks unless the lid is closed and locked. This prevents you from driving with an open or unlocked lid. The locks include Thule One-Key-System cores so you can swap them out to make all your Thule accessories keyed alike.


PowerClick Mounting System

Thule Motion XT L Cargo Box PowerClick Mounting System

The box can be mounted on your vehicle in less than 5 minutes with the PowerClick mounting system. These clamps adjust along tracks in the floor of the box to accommodate different crossbar spreads.


Thule Motion XT XL Cargo Box Dials

To install the box, set it on your roof rack and center the clamps over your crossbars. Then simply turn the dials to tighten the clamps around the bars. The dials click when the clamps are secure.


Cargo Tie-Down Points

Thule Motion XT XL PowerClick Assembly

The PowerClick assemblies on the inside of the box have fixed anchor points for securing your cargo. Just loop the included cargo straps through the anchor points and pull the straps tight to secure your gear.




6297B Thule Motion XT L Roof Top Cargo Carrier - 16 cu ft - Black

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Video of Thule Motion XT Rooftop Cargo Box - 16 cu ft - Black Glossy


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Thule Motion XT Rooftop Cargo Box Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be taking a look at the Thule motion XC rooftop cargo boxes. They're available in 16 cubic feet, 18 cubit feet, and 22 cubic feet in either black glossy or titan glossy. With this box, you're going to be able to carry your skis, luggage and snowboard on the outside of your vehicle, and look cool while doing it. All three boxes have a great capacity. You're going to be able to carry three to five snowboards, five to seven pairs of skis, or a combination of luggage, skis and snowboards.With the 16 cubic foot, you're going to be able to carry skis up to 175 centimeters long. With the 18 cubic foot, you're going to be able to carry skis up to 200 centimeters long.

With the 22 cubic foot, you're going to be able to carry skis up to 215 centimeters long. The pull strap makes it super easy to close, and it's lockable so you don't have to worry about your gear going missing when you're grabbing a burrito. It's easy to open, even when you've got your gloves on. There's plenty of room to get in there and slide the latch.One thing I like is you're never going to have to worry about if your box is closed all the way or not. The red indicator goes away when your box is closed all the way.

The key won't come out unless it's properly locked. Now, a lot of the higher end boxes are going to be able to open from either side. This one's no different. Still, it's a great feature to have.With the gear removed, we can check out some of the stuff here on the inside. Now, on your lower end roof boxes, you're going to have a U bolt style clamp that's going to be difficult to operate.

You're not going to want to be taking it on and off. The toy motion uses power click knobs that are easy to operate. When you hear the click, you know it's tight. The coated clamps keep your cross bars looking new. It's got six anchor points, so you can strap down your gear.

Everything is going to arrive in one piece.Now, most roof boxes are made out of plastic. This one's made out of a durable ABS, so it's not as flimsy as some. Some older roof boxes sacrifice aerodynamics and style for size. Thule has incorporated all three. The high gloss finish is going to give you style, and the shape is going to reduce wind noise and drag. All three sizes have a weight capacity of 165 pounds, though you'll want to be sure and check with your vehicle's owner's manual to see if it can carry that much. Customers on our site compare the Thule motion to the Akima Skyboxes. The Thule motion has more of a high profile design, whereas the Akima Skybox has more of a medium profile. Finally, the motion XT is available in silver and black, whereas the sky box is only available in black.Now that we've gone over the features I'll go ahead and show you how to get it installed. This is going to work with your round, square, arrow, elliptical and most factory roof rack systems. Let's go ahead and set it in place. If you need to get an extra set of hands, go ahead and do so. You'll want to be sure and center it up, and position it so that you can still access your rear hatch. We're all set here.With our box open, let's go ahead and snap our clamps in place. Then we can tighten it down. Check out from underneath. You can see our clamps tightening around our bar. When we hear three clicks, that's how we know it's properly tightened down. Once you've loaded up your luggage and skis, you're going to want to run your included straps. There are three. Then we can just close it up. Then you can lock it up and you're ready to hit the road. That's going to complete our look at the Thule motion XT rooftop cargo boxes.


Customer Reviews

Thule Motion XT Rooftop Cargo Box - 16 cu ft - Black Glossy - TH6297B

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (7 Customer Reviews)

77 x 36 x 17. Roof box mounts to your crossbars with PowerClick clamps. Locking lid opens from either side of your vehicle. Great for carrying skis, snowboards, and other gear on sedans and crossovers. Durable ABS plastic construction.

- TH6297B
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Arrived in great shape and is lightweight and convenient to use. 269585



- TH6297T
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Review from a similar Thule Motion XT in Roof Box


no complaints. everything was great. 654574



- TH6298B
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Review from a similar Thule Motion XT in Roof Box


Great for loading or unloading from both sides. Keeps cargo bone dry unless you open lid to load while raining. Holds all luggage for 5 people to free up interior of Outback for pets and people. Glad I made the purchase. Only knocked the fuel economy back by 2 miles per gallon. An acceptable tradeoff. 666951



- TH6299B
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Review from a similar Thule Motion XT in Roof Box


Arrived quickly and in good shape. Fits perfectly and is easy to fasten and open/close. Nice product. 627761



- TH6299B
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Review from a similar Thule Motion XT in Roof Box


Another great product from Thule. Tha nks 629701



- TH6299B
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Review from a similar Thule Motion XT in Roof Box


Great product. I installed it on my 2018 Lincoln Navigator with no problem. Took about 15 minutes start to finish. Mounts directly to the factory OEM rack. I just used it to haul 5 pairs of skis, ski boots and two large luggage bags... it still had some room to spare! 594489



- TH6298B
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Review from a similar Thule Motion XT in Roof Box


Great Product! It fits my Chevy Traverse like a glove. I wouldn't want anything bigger. It easily holds two large suitcases plus a couple of smaller duffel bags. Attaching it to the car crossbars takes only minutes and the locking latch to open it is amazing. It makes the car about 7'-4" tall. I forgot about it and drove through a 7'-0" parking garage and hit the ceiling. It flex enough that it didn't break but I still wouldn't advise trying it for yourself. 490062


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