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Thule SquareBar Evo Crossbars - Steel - 53" Long - Qty 2
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Thule SquareBar Evo Crossbars - Steel - 53" Long - Qty 2

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SquareBar Evo crossbars attach to Thule feet to create a durable, reliable roof rack for your vehicle. Bars are constructed of galvanized steel with a polymer coating that provides grip for your cargo. Accommodate accessories that clamp around bars. Lowest Prices for the best roof rack from Thule. Thule SquareBar Evo Crossbars - Steel - 53" Long - Qty 2 part number TH712400 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-496-5010 for expert service.
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Thule Roof Rack - TH712400

  • Crossbars
  • 2 Bars
  • Square Bars
  • 53 In Bar Space
  • Thule
  • Black
  • Non-Locking
  • Steel

SquareBar Evo crossbars attach to Thule feet to create a durable, reliable roof rack for your vehicle. Bars are constructed of galvanized steel with a polymer coating that provides grip for your cargo. Accommodate accessories that clamp around bars.


  • Square crossbars let you build an aftermarket roof rack for your vehicle
    • Pair with a Thule foot pack and a fit kit (sold separately) to create a complete roof rack
  • Full-length crossbars maximize space for clamp-on carriers and accessories
    • Accommodate most universal-mount bike, water, snow, and cargo carriers
  • Slots on bottoms of bars allow quick and easy installation on Thule feet
    • Etched measurements eliminate guesswork when positioning bars on roof
  • Heavy-duty, galvanized steel bars are durable and rustproof
  • Polymer coating provides grip for your cargo and helps prevent corrosion
  • Plastic endcaps give bars a finished look


  • Quantity: 2 crossbars
  • Crossbar weight capacity: 220 lbs
  • Dimensions: 53" long x 1-1/4" wide x 7/8" tall
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Thule SquareBar on Vehicle

The SquareBar Evo crossbars let you create a sturdy, reliable roof rack for your vehicle. Each bar extends past the roof rack feet to maximize carrying capacity. The bars are constructed of galvanized steel so they're durable and rust resistant, and they have a polymer coating that helps prevent your cargo from sliding on the rack. The SquareBars require a Thule foot pack (sold separately) to mount the rack to your roof. If you have a vehicle with a naked roof you will also require a vehicle-specific fit kit (sold separately).

Strong, Durable Construction

Thule SquareBar Construction

The SquareBars are made of heavy-duty, rust-resistant galvanized steel. They have a black polymer coating that provides extra grip to help prevent your cargo from sliding around while you're driving. The polymer coating also helps protect the bars against corrosion so you can leave the SquareBars on your roof year-round.

Thule SquareBar Construction

The bars have plastic endcaps that help keep out water and road debris, and they give your roof rack a finished look.

Hassle-Free Installation

Thule SquareBar Etched Measurements

Installation of the SquareBars is quick and easy, and you don't have to do any drilling or vehicle modification. The bars have bottom channels that that accommodate your Thule feet. Etched scales adjacent to the bottom channels let you place the feet in the proper location using the vehicle-specific measurements provided in your fit kit manual. Simply slide each foot to the measurement indicated in the fit kit manual, and place the rack on your vehicle.

For applications that don't require specific measurements provided in a fit kit manual - such as a raised rail - you can center the rack after you place it on your vehicle using a tape measure.

Thule SquareBar Torque Tool

To complete installation on your roof simply tighten a single screw inside each foot using the torque tool included with the foot pack. This single attachment point enables you to secure the crossbar to the foot and the foot to your roof simultaneously.

Maximum Cargo Carrying Capacity

Thule WingBar Evo SwingBlade

SquareBars are compatible with most accessories that clamp around roof rack bars, including bike, water, snow, and cargo carriers. The bars extend past the roof rack feet to maximize space for mounting accessories and carriers to your roof rack.

712400 Thule Standard Square Cross Bars - 53" Long - Steel

Replaces Thule THLB50

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

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Thule SquareBar Evo Crossbars - Steel - 53" Long - Qty 2 - TH712400

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (173 Customer Reviews)

SquareBar Evo crossbars attach to Thule feet to create a durable, reliable roof rack for your vehicle. Bars are constructed of galvanized steel with a polymer coating that provides grip for your cargo. Accommodate accessories that clamp around bars.


Worked great on my 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan's naked roof. Carried fully loaded car topper over 8,000 miles without needing any adjustments. Easy to install. Created a significant amount of whistling/howling when driving without a topper, so I wrapped a bungee cord around the front bar and secured it to the Thule feet. Voila. No more noise.


As stated in my last, Thule Racks are Top Shelf. Customer service at etrailer is second to none!! ??


The bars are nice but Thule pointedly does not include under bar cover strips with this style of bars. They include these strips with the other three styles of bars they sell. Including these strips would cut the wind noise these bars produce substantially. I overcame this omission by re-using an old 5/8 inch ID (7/8 inch OD) garden hose that I cut up and slid inside the bars from the ends.

After having the rack on my car for about a year I can say the bars are still pretty noisy even with my modification. I know theyre square bars and by definition square bars are noisy but I frankly think Thules design of the feet that attach the bars to the roof is not particularly aerodynamic either and so the feet are contributing significantly to the wind noise, too. I bought square bars because I have some older roof attachments that were designed for square bars and I wanted to reuse them instead of having to buy all new ones for a different bar shape. The old attachments fit just fine on these bars so Ill save the money and live with the wind noise.
James 2 - 11/18/2021


Crossbars arrived without end caps but replacements were shipped out promptly. Great customer service


The crossbars were delivered but one end of the box was ripped open during transit.The end caps on the crossbars were missing. I called customer service and the are sending me new end caps free of charge. Good cUstomer service.

The crossbars are great. I’ve used it many times for my kayak using it with Thule kayak carrier. To eliminate the whistling sound I ed some insulation foam in each end of the bars. Now it’s totally quiet.
Jeff B - 12/15/2021

2019 Honda Accord

I think this a great roof rack it held a Thule box on a 2019 accord to florida but one thing I think that sucks is how much it whistles when driving besides that its great!!

The square bars are known to whistle compared to the aerodynamic cross bars. I recommend the Thule AirScreen XT part # TH22WV
AirScreen XT for Thule Crossbars - 52" Long
to divert the wind up and over the cross bars to eliminate some of the wind noise.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 11/29/2021


The instructions Thule provides are not very helpful. But that's not etrailer's fault, and the provided videos did help a lot

Pontiac Trans Sport Van

I bought this rack to transport my recreational kayaks and it works great! With the addition of a Llama "v" rack I'm all set to transport my 21'5" tandem. Good fun. The Thule is the base and I couldn't be happier with it!

Pontiac Trans Sport Van

This review is about the cross bars, the towers, clamps and pads made by Thule from the etrailer site. The instructions were straightforward, and the parts were clearly identified and labelled. Installation was easy, primarily because of the availability of instructional videos etrailer provided on line. Seeing it done from start to finish made the installation quite easy and straightforward. Looking forward to using my new roof system to transport our kayak this summer! Am very satisfied.


This was exactly what we needed. Great job


Arrived missing two end caps. One quick call to customer service and problem solved. Thank you etrailer.


So far so good! The ease of installation was incredible. Pop the fit kit together, put it on the bar and install. Everything is straight forward with the directions. Its even easier if you find a video of the installation. The rack definitely has a little bit of a whistle to it but its kinda expected when you disrupt the airflow. I'm going to pick up my new kayak tomorrow and couldn't be happier! Not the best photo but its all i got at the moment lol.


Thule has always delivered a quality product. etrailer shipment was fast and detailed. etrailer web site product info is comprehensive, the best in the business.


Used theses in my trek across America
I sold my vehicle, I easily removed these for use on my next car


Bars were plenty wide for my canoe,had good stiffness, worked well.


Secure mount. Typical Thule quality


Installation was a breeze, thanks to the videos on etrailer. These crossbars feel so much more solid than the OEM crossbars; hopefully our cargo box won't be "porpoising!"

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Exactly as shown. They are somewhat different than the other bars I have in that there is a 4 inch slot on the underside of the bar. Unfortunately, this causes a loud wind noise when on the roof of the SUV.

Still love it. Looking forward to a long road trip with almost everything up top
John F - 02/26/2020


Great instructions on etrailer made installing this roof rack a breeze. Looks and works great on my Nissan Frontier. The wind noise is not as bad as I expected, but still a little whistling at certain speeds.


Delivered on time and everything was gr eat!


Package came damaged, 1 end cap was missing. Contacted etrailer they sent me a whole new set. Bars are great otherwise and support was great.


These worked for the usual installation but needed bars that had the open slot running all the way across to install the Hullvanaor 898. Had to be returned.


easy to install and appreciate the heavier weight load rating


Get fit!


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    Yes we do. The foot you have is the Thule Crossroads foot and we still have square crossbars that will fit that foot. It will also work on the raised rails of your 2022 Toyota Sienna. You will need the Thule SquareBar Evo Crossbars - Steel - 53" Long - Qty 2, part # TH712400. These crossbars are different from the old crossbars. They have a channel underneath to fit the new Thule feet, but they are backwards compatible. You will be able to use them with your Thule feet.
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    Yes, the Replacement Front Pod Assembly for Yakima BikerBar, BeddyJo, and Boa Bike Carriers - Qty 1, part # 8820115, will fit a crossbar like the Thule SquareBar Evo Crossbars - Steel - 53" Long - Qty 2, part # TH712400. It can fit round and square crossbars. I have included a product description link and a video demo link below.
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  • Which Size Thule SquareBar Roof Rack Fits a 2013 Toyota RAV4
    I confirmed with Thule that you can use 53 inch SquareBars on a 2013 Toyota RAV4. To complete your kit, you'll need to purchase: Thule SquareBars, part # TH712400 Thule Evo Raised Rail Feet, part # TH710401
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  • Installing a Box on a 2012 Toyota Sequoia to Support a Roof Top Tent
    If you are wanting to remove the factory side rails that run front to back on your 2012 Toyota Sequoia, I do not recommend doing so. These rails were meant to be permanently installed on your vehicle and should not be removed. These rails are bolted and sealed to the roof and water could leak into the vehicle if they are removed and other damage could occur such as denting and scratching on the roof. If you are wanting to remove the crossbars that run from side to side and attach to the...
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  • Adding Crossbars to a 2007 Ford Freestyle to Mount SportRack Explorer Cargo Box
    Yes, you can add crossbars to the existing side rails on your 2007 Ford Freestyle. You will need Thule Evo raised rail feet, # TH710401, which will attach to the rails. Then, you can install Thule SquareBars, # TH712400. With this system installed, you will be able to mount the SportRack Explorer Cargo Box to the roof.
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    The Thule Hullavator 897 is not directly compatible with aero crossbars like the Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars and the adapter needed to use them are no longer available. Therefore, the only option would be to install square crossbars like the Thule SquareBar Evo Crossbars part # TH712400 or obtain the new Thule Hullavator Pro Kayak Carrier part # TH898.
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  • Parts Needed to Install Thule Square Bar Roof Rack on 2011 BMW X5
    I have a really great Thule square bar roof rack that fits your 2011 BMW X5 with the part numbers # TH712400 and # TH710401 but you would not be able to reuse older Thule square bars as they recently redesigned their square bars and now they attach differently.
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  • Thule Square Bar Roof Rack that Fits 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Thule has a square bar roof rack for your 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the part numbers # TH712400 and # TH710401 but this is a roof rack that is designed to attach to raised rails on your vehicle. Fit kits are only really needed if the vehicle has a naked roof which there isn't an option from Thule for that.
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  • Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Compatibility With Thule SquareBar Evo Crossbars
    The Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box # TH615 is compatible with the Thule SquareBar Evo Crossbars # TH712400 on your 2016 Volkswagen Passat. You'll just need to ensure your crossbar spread is 23-5/8" - 34-3/8" to properly attach this cargo box.
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  • Recommended Thule AirScreen Wind Fairing for Thule Roof Rack on 2011 Toyota Camry
    The Thule square bar roof rack that fits on your 2011 Toyota Camry can use 53-inch bars, part # TH712400, and for this size of crossbar the correct Thule AirScreen fairing is their 44-inch model, part # TH82WV. The AirScreen will help reduce wind noise by directing airflow up and over the roof rack.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack Compatible with 1st Gen SnugTop XTR
    The 1st Gen SnugTop XTR has 2" diameter side rails according to SnugTop. There was previously a roof rack option from Yakima that would work with these side rails but that system is no longer available. However, I believe the Rapid Crossroad Feet for Thule Crossbars part # TH450R will work as they also fit 2" diameter side rails which you can see in the attached photo. The Thule SquareBar Crossbars part # TH712400 would be the only other part needed to complete your setup.
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  • Recommended Thule Fairing for 53 SquareBars on 2019 Ford Ranger
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    Thule recently changed all of the components of their roof racks so you wouldn't be able to take a Traverse roof rack and fit it to a 2018 Toyota 4Runner since the fit kits and other components have been phased out. So what you'd need to install a square bar Thule rack is part # TH712400 and # TH450R.
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    Yes you can. If you have a Thule crossbar with a channel on the underside, the newer crossbar, you will get the Thule SquareBar Evo Crossbars - Steel - 53" Long - Qty 2, part # TH712400. This crossbar is 1" longer than your 52" crossbar. If you have the Thule foot where the crossbar goes through a square opening, you will need the Inno Square Crossbars - Steel - Black - 54" Long - Qty 2, part # INB137. This crossbar is 2" longer. I have included product description links and video demo...
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    The reason the majority of roof racks out there right now (December 2018) are rated for 165 lbs is because for the longest time there was no reason to test them past that point. It is very rare to find a vehicle with a roof weight rating that is over 165 lbs so the max weight rating for entire roof rack systems just kind of stopped right there. With that being said, roof rack manufacturers have recently been looking into testing their systems at higher weights to see what they can hold....
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  • Will the Thule Evo Clamp Fit Kit Work with the Thule Traverse Foot Packs on a 2011 Volkswagen CC
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    The recommended length of Thule square crossbar for a 2016 Subaru WRX sedan is the 53 inch Thule SquareBar Crossbars # TH712400. For your Subaru's naked roof the rest of the rack is made up of Evo Clamp Feet for Thule Crossbars # TH710501 and Fit Kit # TH145178. This will give your '16 WRX a highly functional and durable roof rack which gives you the ability to carry all types of different cargo. The crossbars are made of galvanized steel to ensure they are free from rust and and even...
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  • Weight Rating for Thule SquareBar Roof Rack on a 2013 Honda Accord Sedan
    I wasn't able to find anything regarding roof weight rating in your owner's manual either so any specific number will need to come directly from Honda. With that being said, the Thule SquareBar roof rack system that you referenced for your 2013 Honda Accord, consisting of parts # TH712400, # TH710501, and # TH145208, has a weight carrying capacity of 165 lbs and the overall weight of the roof rack itself is 16 lbs. These weight ratings come directly from the manufacturers who have performed...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Thule Square or AeroBlade Load Bars on 2018 Honda CR-V with Bare Roof
    We do indeed have Thule roof racks designed specifically for the bare roof on your 2018 Honda CR-V. If you happen to have a set of Thule 53 inch square crossbars, parts # TH712400, you can re-use them and just order the other rack parts. If the bars are another length they are not recommended for your vehicle but longer bars can be cut down. In addition to the square crossbars you will need the Evo Clamp Foot Pack # TH710501 and the Fit Kit # TH145046 to complete the roof rack.
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