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etrailer Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2019 Honda Pilot

Today we have a 2019 Honda Pilot. We're going to test fitting the etrailer.com tilting cargo carrier, which is part number E98874. Now, this cargo carrier is a great accessory to have so that you can, if you don't have anymore space inside your vehicle for any type of cargo, luggage or any other gear, you can haul it on your cargo carrier outside of your vehicle. The cargo carrier is going to have a 500-pound weight capacity, which is pretty standard for most cargo carriers.As far as space, from inside rail to inside rail on the the length which is going to be the longer part from this side to here, going to have 60 inches, which is five feet. Then on the width, between these two, you're going to have 24 inches, so about two feet. Five feet by two feet.



Lets Go Aero Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2016 Honda Pilot we're going to be test fitting the Let's Go Aero 48 x 24 Big Boss Cargo Carrier for two 2" hitches. This has a carrying capacity of 300 pounds, and its Part Number is H01465. We already have it installed on our vehicle. Let's take a closer look at it. This is ideal for carrying a wide variety of items that you don't want to keep inside your vehicle, such as your coolers, your camper gear or some sporting goods equipment as well. There are bags and cargo nets sold separately or offered in kits with this part number as well. You can see around the edge here that we have several tie-down points for your ratchet straps or your bungee cords, and at the end here it has this reflective tape on either side. This is for better visibility while you're driving at night. Let's go ahead and give you a couple measurements here.



MaxxTow Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2016 Honda Pilot we're doing a test fit of the MaxxTow 30 by 50 wheelchair with 60"-long ramp. That part number is MT70260. Now this is designed to work with 2" hitches only and has a 500 pound weight capacity. We have it here in our first position. We have four other positions we're going to show you. Starting off with this one, this is going to be whenever we're loading up our gear, whether that's a lawnmower or a wheelchair or scooter.



MaxxTow Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2016 Honda Pilot we're doing a test fit of the MaxxTow 30 by 50 wheelchair carrier with 48"-long ramp. That part number is MT70106. Now this is designed to work with 2" hitches and has a 500 pound weight capacity. We have it one of our four positions. We'll show you how to do those others next. This one's going to be whenever you're loading up your gear, whether that's a lawnmower or an actual wheelchair or scooter.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2016 Honda Pilot we're doing a test fit of the CURT 24 by 60 cargo carrier. That part number is C18152. Now this is designed to work with 2" hitches only and has a 500 pound weight capacity. First thing we're going to do is take a few measurements, starting off with our ground clearance. We're going to have about 15-3/4". Overall to our vehicle we've got about 33".



Curt Roof Basket Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2016 Honda Pilot we're doing a test fit of the CURT roof-mounted cargo basket. That part number is C18115. Now this is 41-1/2" long by 37" wide by 4" deep. It has a 150 pound weight capacity. You do with check with your vehicle's owner's manual to make sure it can withstand that much weight. Now we already have three of our four mounts secured down.



Rhino Rack Roof Basket Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2016 Honda Pilot 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 160 pound weight capacity. We already have three of our four mounts secured down. We're going to show you our last one at the back here. We're just going to grab all of our tools.



Thule Roof Basket Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2016 Honda Pilot we're doing a test fit of the Thule Canyon XT roof cargo basket. That part number is TH859XT. Now this is 49" long by 40" wide by 6" deep, and has a 150 pound weight capacity. We already have three of our four mounts in place. We've got our brackets in place as well. We're going to show you how to secure the back bracket onto our crossbar.



Stromberg Carlson Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on this 2016 Honda Pilot, we're going to be test fitting the 23x60 Strongbird Carlson Cargo Carrier, part number CC-100. This cargo carrier has a 500 pound carrying capacity, has this nice mesh floor here, which is going to make it a lot easier to clean. Plus, around the border of it we have these points here which are going to serve as tie down points for either your ratchet straps or your bungee cords, whatever you use to secure your gear. Next I'm going to go ahead and give you some measurements here. The first is going to be how much distance is added to the vehicle once the cargo carrier is installed. I'm going to go ahead and measure from the bumper since that's the farthest point out. From this point here, that's about 27", ground clearance looks like 10.5", then our closest point here is about 4.25".



MaxxTow Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on this 2016 Honda Pilot, we're going to be test fitting the forty-eight by twenty-one MaxxTow Cargo Carrier, part number MT70422. Now this cargo carrier has a five-hundred pound carrying capacity. It's made from a strong, sturdy aluminum, and on the front and rear of it, we have these tie-down points here for your ratchet straps or your bungee cords, whatever you use to tie down your gear. I'm going to go ahead and give you some measurements now. The first is going to be the distance added to the vehicle once the cargo carrier is installed. Now I'm going to go ahead and measure from the bumper, since that's the furthest point out. So from this rail here, it looks to be about twenty-six and a half inches. For ground clearance, it's going to be around eleven inches.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on this 2016 Honda Pilot we're going to be test fitting the 20x60 Curt Cargo Carrier, part number C18151. This cargo carrier has a 500 pound carrying capacity plus it has this nice mesh floor here which makes it much easier to clean. It has this rail all the way around the cargo carrier which is going to serve as a tie down point for your ratchet straps, your bungee cords, whatever you use to keep your gear secure while you drive. Now I'm going to go ahead and give you a couple of measurements. The first one is going to be how much distance is added to the vehicle once the cargo carrier is installed. I'm going to go ahead and measure from the bumper, because that's the furthest point out and so this rail here is about 33.25".



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on this 2016 Honda Pilot, we're going to be test fitting the 20 by 60 Curt Cargo Carrier, part number C18150. This has a weight capacity of 500 pounds and it has this nice mesh floor here which is going to make it a lot easier to clean. It also has this rail all the way around the cargo carrier which actually can serve as a tie down point for either your ratchet straps or your bungee cords, whatever you use to tie down your gear. Next, I'm going to go ahead and give you a couple measurements. The first is going to be how much distance is added to the vehicle once the cargo carrier is installed. I'm going to go ahead and measure from the bumpers since that's the furthest point out. This rail here, that's about 28 and a quarter inches. For our ground clearance, it's going to be about 14 inches.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Honda Pilot

Today on this 2016 Honda Pilot, we're going to be test fitting the 20 by 48 CURT Cargo Carrier, part number C18110. Now, this cargo carrier has a 300 pound carrying capacity. It has a nice mesh floor here, which makes and much easier to clean. Around the border of the cargo carrier, we have tie down points, that you can use for your ratchet straps, or your bungee cords, what ever you use to strap down your cargo as you drive. Next I'm going to go ahead and give you a couple measurements. The first is going to be the distance added to the vehicle once the cargo carrier is installed. I'm going to go ahead and measure from the bumper, since that's the furthest point out.



Curt Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2013 Honda Pilot, well be test fitting the Curt 24 x 60 folding cargo carrier, part number c18132. To install the carrier slide the shank into the opening of the hitch tube and align the pin holes, slide the pin through the pin holes and secure with a safety clip. Now lets go over some clearance measurements to see how the cargo carrier and the vehicle fit together, with the cargo carrier folded up there is about 8-1/2 inches of ground clearance, the closet part of the carrier to the closet part of the vehicle is about two inches with the cargo carrier folded up. With the cargo carrier folded down we have about 23-1/2 inches of ground clearance from the rear of the carrier, the closet part of the carrier to the closet part of the vehicles exhaust tip is about 22 inches, the cargo door extends over the base of the cargo carrier at about 20 inches and that concludes todays test fit for the Curt 24 x 60 folding cargo carrier, part number c18132 on this 2013 Honda Pilot.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2013 Honda Pilot well be test fitting the Curt 20 by 48 cargo carrier, part number C18145. To install slide the shank into the opening of the hitch tube and align the threaded pin holes. Thread the anti-rattle bolt through the threaded pin hole and tighten with a wrench. Now lets go over some clearance measurements to see how the cargo carrier and the vehicle fit together. Theres about 18 inches of ground clearance from the back of the carrier. The closest part of the carrier to the closest part of the vehicle is about 5 inch.



SportRack Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2011 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2011 Honda Pilot, we're going to be doing a test fit on the Sport Rack Vista Cargo Carrier. Now this is the folding model. It's going to have a 20 inch depth by 60 inches in width. The part number on it is SR9851. This is going to offer us a 500 pound weight capacity and as you can see here it has been designed for use with 2 inch hitches. We've got 200 pounds that we've loaded up just to give you an idea of the stability of it.



SportRack Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2011 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2011 Honda Pilot we're going to be taking a look at the Sport Rack Vista cargo carrier. This is going to measure 20" deep by 60" wide. The part number on it is SR9849. As you can see, we've got 100 pounds of weight that we've put on here just to give you an idea of the stability and the security you'll have with your load. It's held in place using an anti-rattle bolt so it's really going to take a lot of the play and the movement out of here as we're traveling, which is going to give you a more stable ride for your items. Let's get this out of the way. That will give us a better look at the floor.



Detail K2 20x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2011 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2011 Honda Pilot we're going to be take a look at the K2 Detail folding hitch cargo carrier. This measures 20" across, 60" wide. The part number on it is K2HCC602. We've got it loaded with a hundred pounds just so you can see what the stability will be like. As with any cargo carrier secured the vehicle just using a pin and clip, you'll have a little bit of movement there. Nothing to be too worried about.



Curt 24x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2011 Honda Pilot

Today on our 2011 Honda Pilot, we're going to be taking a look at the Curt 24 by 60 folding cargo carrier. This is all going to offer a weight capacity of 500 pounds. Part number is a C18153. Now we just loaded it down with 100 pounds to give you an idea of kind of the stability it's going to offer. With any cargo carrier that's secured to the vehicle with just a pin and clip, you're going to have some movement. We've got some anti-rattle and anti-wobble devices available for that on our website, if you would like.



UWS Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2007 Honda Pilot

Today we have with us the 2007 Honda Pilot. Well be test fitting UWSs 23 inch by 51 inch aluminum cargo carrier part number uws03511. To mount the cargo carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our vehicle. Well line up the hitch pin holes, and insert our hitch pin securing it with a clip on the other side. Once weve done that our cargo carrier is installed and ready to load up. Next well go over some clearance measurements.



Surco Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2007 Honda Pilot

Today we have with us a 2007 Honda Pilot. Well be test fitting Surcos 24 inch by 60 inch folding cargo carrier part number 52018f. To mount this carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. Well line up the hitch pin holes, feed our pin through and secure it with a clip. Now well check for some clearance measurements while we have the cargo carrier still folded up. From the closest point of our carrier to the furthest point of our bumper measures about two and a half inches of clearance.



Curt Folding Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2007 Honda Pilot

Today we have 2007 Honda Pilot. Well be test fitting Curts 20 inch by 60 inch folding aluminum cargo carrier part number c18100. To mount this carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch on the pilot. Well line up the hitch pin holes, feed our pin through and secure it with a clip. Now well go ahead and take a couple of clearance measurements. Weve got about one inch of clearance between the furthest part of our vehicle and the closest point of the carrier.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2007 Honda Pilot

Today we have with us a 2007 Honda Pilot. Were going to be test fitting Curts 20 inch by 48 inch cargo carrier, part number c18145. To mount our cargo carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch on the Pilot. Well line up the hitch pin holes, thread in our anti rattle bolt and well tighten it down with a three quarter inch wrench finally securing it with a clip on the other side. Now well go over some clearance measurements. Weve got about two and three quarter inches clearance from the furthest part of our vehicle to the closest part of the carrier.





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