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Yakima Roof Basket Review - 2020 Ford Edge

Hey, everybody, welcome to etrailer.com. I'm Bobby. And today we're taking a look at the Yakima off-grid roof mounted cargo basket here on our 2020 Ford Edge. So this is gonna be an excellent way of getting a little bit more of that cargo space inside of your Ford Edge, really freeing it up that way if you guys have any of those weekend trips, long summer trips, anything like that, really start making it easier to go ahead and actually sit inside your car without feeling cramps. Becomes a great way of to just keeping maybe some of your sports assessors outside of your vehicle. I know a lot of us probably have some kiddos starting to get in football and baseball, all that things, all those things, right Generating all that stinky clothes, we can go ahead, put those gym bags up on here, keep them from being inside of our vehicle, whatever need we have, right The off-grid is gonna let us carry it.



Curt Roof Basket Review - 2020 Ford Edge

Hey, everybody welcome to etrailer.com. I'm Bobby, and today we're taking a look at the Curt roof mounted cargo basket here on our 2020 Ford Edge. So if you guys are looking for a way of just getting a little bit of that cargo out of your vehicle and on top of your roof, this is definitely gonna be an excellent way to do it. What's nice about it We're not gonna be breaking the bank, but we're still getting a very nice secure way of going ahead and latching on our cargo, that way it's with us whenever we get to our destination. Now the Ford Edge here doesn't have the worst cargo management out there I think it has a pretty decent back end of course, but as soon as you load up four people in a vehicle, it quickly fills up, especially, you guys are finding yourself on a longer road trip or something like that, especially fitting all the snacks in, so this is an excellent way of getting that bulky cargo out of there, freeing up some space. Secondly, it's really good for anything like sports activities, if we do have those big old gym bags or sets of football gear, soccer, whatever, baseball, we're setting in all that soiled linens on the inside of the vehicle, can definitely get a little musty, kind of get that smell, right.



Yakima Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2018 Ford Edge

Hi everyone, it's Evangeline here at etrailer and today we are looking at Yakima EXO SwingBase System with the GearLocker, which is the cargo box here on our 2018 Ford Edge. So the Yakima EO System is a modular system, meaning you can mix and match different accessories. Right now I have a cargo box, but in one minute I could have a bike rack or a cargo basket or a ski and snowboard carrier. It's really up to you how you wanna use the EXO System accessories. But right now we're gonna be taking a look at the GearLocker Cargo Box. So this may be a good option to put on your SwingBase System for whenever you need a little bit of extra, enclosed cargo space.



Curt 17x46 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2018 Ford Edge

Hi, everyone. It's Evangeline, here at etrailer. And today, we're looking at the Curt Cargo Carrier here on our 2018 Ford Edge. So, a cargo carrier maybe an option for you if you do not have a roof rack, you can't get a roof rack, and you still need some extra storage space for things you don't want inside of your vehicle. So, let's say you go out to the beach, you have a lot of sandy items, and you don't want all that sand inside of your car, this may be a good option for you. All right, let's take a look at it.



etrailer Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2018 Ford Edge

Hey guys, it's Colin here at etrailer, and today we have a 2018 Ford Edge. We've been testing some hitch-mounted accessory to it. Right now we have the etrailer.com tilting them full folding cargo carrier installed. This is going to be a really nice accessory to add to the hitch of your edge so you can get any excess cargo or luggage or anything like that out of your vehicle and get it stowed on the cargo carrier for travel. That'll just help out with making sure you got enough leg and elbow room for your passengers from maybe one of those longer road trips.Another great use is that if you maybe have a ton of equipment that's really dirty or muddy you just spent all day out in the rain and mud, you can just load that stuff onto the carrier, strap it down, and then take it home without getting it on the floorboard of your edge and having to clean up those carpeted floor mats. Now, if your carrier does get dirty, it's pretty easy to clean.



etrailer Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Ford Edge

Hey, everybody, welcome to etrailer.com. I'm Bobby. And today we're taking a look at the etrailer aluminum cargo carrier here on our 2016 Ford Edge. That's gonna be a great way of getting all that pesky cargo out of your car and onto the back of your vehicle. You're gonna get a lot of great space on here. Now, it is gonna be made of aluminum, as the title suggests, but we're not gonna be skimping on that weight capacity.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Ford Edge

Today on our 2015 Ford Edge, we're going to be taking a look at the Curt 20x48 cargo carrier, part number C18110. On this particular cargo carrier, something that's really nice is that it's got this nice, heavy duty steal flooring so that whatever dirt and debris they get on here is going to fall through so that way it doesn't collect and get onto the bottom of your cargo. It's got this brace that goes straight across the center and then a nice strong frame that supports it around the outside to give it a 300 pound capacity. Here on the lip, that makes up the wall all the way around, we've got some predrilled tie down points to help make that you can keep your cargo secure on this carrier. Let's take a few measurements. First, well see total distance added to the vehicle. That's going to be about 26 inches. We'll get the closest point to the vehicle which is right about 6 inches.



Reese 24x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2014 Ford Edge

Ryan: Hey, everybody. Ryan here at etrailer.com. Today on our 2014 Ford Edge we're going to be taking a look at the Reese Explorer cargo carrier. The carrier is going to be a great option for you if you either need to carry more cargo or take the stuff that you normally would haul inside, put it out, and free up some space.This is one of the larger carriers available, and it's going to be 24" long, 60" wide, and 5-1/2" deep. That's going to give us plenty of room to carry all that sporting equipment, camping equipment, things of that nature. And with how the rails are designed, it's going to give us plenty of spaces to use our straps to secure everything down.The bottom of the carrier is actually made out of mesh, so when we have these leaky coolers in here, we're not going to have to worry about cleaning up inside of the car or have to worry about that water puddling up and damaging our other gear.



Rola 22x59 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2014 Ford Edge

Brian: How's it going Brian here at etrailer.com. Today on our 2014 Ford Edge, we're going to be taking a look at the ROLA hitch-mounted cargo carrier. Our cargo carrier is going to allow us to do a couple of things. One, either load more cargo on the outside of our vehicle here, or two, take that stuff that we normally carry inside, put it outside, and free up some space.Now what I really like about this one is not only the look of it, but the feel of it. Immediately once you get your hands on it, you can tell it's extremely well-built and heavy duty. It is going to be relatively large, and that's going to be perfect for those full size coolers, that camping gear, or even that sporting equipment.



Thule Roof Basket Review - 2013 Ford Edge

Today on our 2013 Ford Edge we're doing a test fit of the Thule Canyon XT Roof Cargo Basket. That part number is TH859XT. Now this is 49 inches long by 40 inches wide by six inches deep and has a 150-pound weight capacity. Now you do want to check your vehicle's owner's manual to make sure it can withstand that much weight. We already have three of our four mounts secured down. We're going to show you how we secure our fourth one back here.



Curt Roof Basket Review - 2013 Ford Edge

Today on our 2013 Ford Edge, we're doing a test fit of the Curt Roof Mounted Cargo Basket. That part number is C18115. Now this is 31-1/2" long x 37" wide x 4" deep and has a 150-pound weight capacity. But you do want to check your vehicle's owner's manual to make sure it can withstand that much weight. We already have three of our four mounts secured in place. We have our fourth one here on the back passenger side. We have that spacer in place that is easily removable and adjusted in between the different bars to accommodate different crossbar spreads.



Rhino Rack Roof Basket Review - 2013 Ford Edge

Today, on our 2013 Ford Edge, we're doing a test fit of the Rhino-Rack Roof Mounted Cargo Basket. That part number is RMCB. Now, this is 47" long by 35" wide, and has a 165 pound weight capacity. We already have three of our four mounts secured down, we've got the beginning portion of our back passenger side secured in place. We'll show you how to secure the rest of it. You'll notice between our crossbar and our basket we're going to have a plastic bracket, and on top we'll have a metal bracket. Underneath, we're going to have another metal bracket that has rubber on the top to help prevent any scratches or abrasions from our bracket onto our crossbar.



Rola Dart Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Ford Edge

Today on our 2013 Ford Edge we'll be test fitting the 23x56 Rola Dart Cargo Carrier, part number 59550. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch. We'll line up our hitch pin holes and then thread in our anti-rattle bolt tightening it with a wrench. Now we'll go ahead and go over a few clearance measurements. With the cargo carrier in its folded position we've added about 11 inches to the overall length of our vehicle.To get the other measurements we'll pull the red handle at the top of the carrier to unfold our cargo carrier. At the back of the carrier we have a ground clearance of 14 inches.



CarPod Folding Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Ford Edge

Today on our 2013 Ford Edge we'll be test fitting the CarPod Folding Cargo Carrier, part number m2205. This CarPod is 24 by 48 inches and it has a walled holding cargo area thats rated at 450 pounds. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll line up the hitch pin hole and then we can put the clip and pin on the other side.We'll pull the pin and allow the platform to fold down and then we can reinstall our pin. We can now bring the walls of our CarPod up and use the included pins to pin the walls into place. Now we'll go over some clearance measurements.



Surco Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Ford Edge

Today on our 2013 Ford Edge we'll be test fitting the Surco 24 inch by 60 Inch Cargo Carrier, part number 52018. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll line up the hitch pin holes and secure the carrier with the standard 5/8 inch pin and clip.Now we'll go ahead and go over a few clearance measurements. At the rear of the carrier we have a ground clearance of about 10 inches and we have about one inch from the closest point of the carrier to the closest point of our vehicle. We've added about 26-1/2 inches to the overall length of our vehicle.The exhaust on this vehicle exits both the driver's side and passenger side and is about four and a half inches away from our cargo carrier. When opening our rear hatch door our rear hatch breaks over the cargo carrier at about 22-1/2 inches.



Curt Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Ford Edge

Today on our 2013 Ford Edge, we'll be test fitting the Curt 24" x 60" folding cargo carrier, part number C18132. To mount our carrier to the vehicle, we need to insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. We'll line up our hitch pin hole, and we'll secure the carrier with the standard 5/8" pin and clip. We will not be able to use the carrier in the folded up position because it makes contact with our vehicle. Now, we'll go over some clearance measurements. At the rear of the carrier, we have a ground clearance of 15-1/2".



Curt Folding Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Ford Edge

Today on our 2013 Ford Edge, we'll be test fitting the Curt folding aluminum cargo carrier, part number C18100. To mount the carrier to the vehicle, we'll insert the shank into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and secure the carrier using the standard 5/8" pin and clip. Next, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have a ground clearance at the rear of the carrier at about 11". The closest point of the carrier to the closest point of our vehicle is about 6". We've added 25" to the overall length of our vehicle.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Ford Edge

Today on our 2013 Ford Edge, we'll be test fitting the Curt 20" x 48" cargo carrier, part number C18145. To mount our carrier to the vehicle, we'll insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll line up our hitch pin hole and then thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Next, we're going to go over a few clearance measurements. At the rear of the carrier, we have a ground clearance of 11", and the closest point of the carrier to the closest point of our vehicle is about 1-1/2". We've added 20-1/2" to the overall length of our vehicle.



Carpod Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ford Edge

Today on our 2012 Ford Edge we are testing the Carpod Walled Cargo Carrier. The dimensions for the carrier are 23x47 with a weight capacity of 450lbs. Part number for that is M2205. As you can see we do already have all walls up and we're just going to show you how we take the walls down and put it in the store position and also the folding feature. First to take the walls down, we're just going to pull these pins - there is one at each corner, we're just going to pull them out. We're first going to lay down our smaller sides here. You may have to wiggle the larger sides around a little bit just to squeeze the smaller sides in.



Stromberg Carlson Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ford Edge

Today on our 2012 Ford Edge, we're test fitting the Strong Bird Carlson 23 by 60 cargo carrier. This offers a weight capacity of 500 pounds. They designed it for use with 2 inch hitches. The part number on it is CC-100. As you can see, we've got a stamped out style expanded steel floor, so that's going to give us plenty of room for dirt, debris, and stuff like that to fall down through, but still offers a fairly smooth surface if we're putting more delicate items on it. Overall, this carrier is going to add about 26 inches to the back of our Edge.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ford Edge

Today on our 2012 Ford Edge, we're test fitting the Curt 20 by 60 Folding Cargo Carrier. They've designed this for use with with up to 500 pounds and it works great. Pretty much specifically designed for use in 2-inch hitches. Part number on it is C18151. As you can see we're going to have an expanded steel floor here on the bottom. Plenty of area for that dirt and stuff to fall out, but still gives us a nice smooth surface. It doesn't have those cutting edges you get out of the typical expanded steel.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ford Edge

Today on our 2012 Ford Edge, we're test fitting the 20 X 60 Curt Cargo Carrier. They designed this for use with 2 inch hitches. It offers a 500 pound capacity. Part number on it is C18150. Now you can see, we're going to have a little bit of movement and a little bit of play with this carrier, just like any other carrier that you're securing with just a pin and clip. You're going to have that.



Lets Go Aero Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ford Edge

Today on our 2012 Ford Edge, we are test fitting the Let Go Aero GearCage, part number HCR222. This cargo carrier has the dimensions of 48 x 32, with a capacity to hold up to 300 pounds. As you can see, this has a nice solid floor here which is going to keep any dirt and debris from flying up onto your material that you have in the carrier. This also means that if do carry anything that has dirt on it, it's not going to fall off on the side. First we are going to take some measurements here. If you come right up under here, you are going to see this bottom post. At the back of the hitch, it's going to be about 10 inches here to the ground.



Curt 24x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ford Edge

Today on our 2012 Ford Edge we're test fitting the Curt 24 by 60 folding cargo carrier. Part number C18153. This cargo carrier has a capacity to hold up to 500 pounds, just be aware of that, and also be aware that you have to check your owners manual to make sure your vehicle can carry that itself. The first thing we're going to going to do, is we're going to take some measurements on this carrier. We're going to do ground clearance first, it's going to be about 14 inches there. That is because of the raised shank up here.



Detail K2 20x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ford Edge

Today on our 2012 Ford Edge, we're test fitting the Detail K2 20x60 folding cargo carrier. Now this has a capacity of up to 500 pounds and it's designed to work with 2 inch hitches. Part number on it is K2HCC602. You see we've got a nice, raised edge that's going to go all the way around our carrier here. It's about 5 1/2 inches off our platform, so it gives us good side to side and front to back stability. We're also going to have good connection points all the way around for any straps that we might want to put on. The platform itself is a stamped out style of expanded steel. We don't have the rough edges as we move our hand across it, but we still get plenty of areas for dirt and debris and stuff like that to fall right out.





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