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Get all the room you need inside your car by putting your bikes, cargo or kayak on your rooftop. Thule, Yakima, Rhino Rack, Rola and Malone roof racks are built to the highest quality specifications to accommodate all your cargo needs.

Thule, Yakima and Rhino Rack offer roof bike racks in the traditional fork mount style or in the easy to load, wheel mount style.

Cargo baskets from Rola, Rhino Rack, Yakima and Thule offer a great looking way to get your cargo out of your vehicle and safely carry it on your trip. Roof cargo bags and roof boxes can also be used if you would like some waterproof or water resistant protection for your cargo.

If you need to carry bulky skis, snowboards, kayak or a canoe, putting it on the roof is a great option to unclutter your vehicle and keep the gear safe. We offer Yakima and Thule ski racks and watersport carriers that are sturdy and safe for all your cargo needs.




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We offer custom fit roof racks from Thule, Yakima, Rhino Rack, Rola, Inno and Whispbar that will be a perfect fit for your vehicle. Just enter your year make and model above. We also offer a full line of roof rack accessories, including roof bike racks, roof cargo baskets, roof cargo boxes, kayak and canoe carriers, roof bags, ski racks and snowboard racks. If you need to do some roof rack repairs, we also carry replacement parts for all the roof and cargo racks.


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Mazda CX-5 Roof Rack Videos

SeaSucker Roof Rack Review - 2018 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2018 Mazda CX5, we're going to be doing a test on the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack, part number 298-SX6000.This universal roof rack allows you to transport bikes, kayaks, snow boards, and much more on the roof of your Mazda CX5. This versatile roof rack allows you to mount to anywhere on the roof of your CX5 and allows you to customize the crossbar spread to accommodate any accessory you might be using. It's a very quick and easy installation using 6 of these vacuum cups. These cups are made of a thermal plastic material so they're not going to scratch or damage the roof of your vehicle.Our round bars are made out of an aluminum construction and they have a silver powder coat finish to help resist corrosion. The weight capacity for this roof rack system is 150 pounds, but you do want to be sure to double check with your vehicle's manual to make sure that your roof can handle that weight. If your CX5 has a sunroof, like this one does, you are able to place your suction cups onto the glass, but at your own risk.



Yakima Roof Rack Installation - 2018 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Mazda CX5, we're gonna be doing a test on the Yakima Jetstream roof rack system. We'll be using part numbers Y00425 for the 50 inch long black aluminum cross bars, and part number Y00146 for the baseline towers, and part numbers Y06130 for the base flip fit kit, and part number Y06154 for the other base clip fit kit.This Yakima roof rack system is going to allow you to carry roof-mounted accessories on your Mazda CX5. Things like bike racks, kayak carriers, cargo boxes and much more.The 50 inch long aluminum black cross bars are aerodynamic. This is going to be an upgrade compared to your round or square bar design. They're going to be a lot quieter and they're also going to reduce the need for a fairing.They're going to work with your standard clamp-on accessories, as well as your T-track accessories. Unlike other crossbars that will accommodate your T-track accessories, you don't have to trim or move the rubber strip.



Yakima Roof Rack Review - 2018 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today, on our 2018 Mazda CX5, we're going to be doing a test on the Yakima Core Bar Roof Rack system. We'll be using part numbers Y00421 for the 50 inch long, Seal Core Bars. Part number Y00146 for the Yakima Baseline Towers. Part number Y06130 for the Yakima Base Clip Fit Kit, and part number Y06154 for the other Base Clip Fit Kit.This Yakima Roof Rack System is going to allow you to carry roof mounted accessories on your Mazda CX5. Things like bike racks, kayak carriers, cargo boxes, and much more. It's going to work with your standard clamp-on accessories.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2017 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Mazda CX-5, we're gonna be test fitting the Thule Crossroads roof rack system. That's gonna consist of part numbers THLB-50. That's our 50 inch load bars that we have up top. These are gonna be the minimum size bars for this particular vehicle, so if we'd like to purchase larger bars, that decision will be up to you. Down here, we have our traverse foot pack which is gonna be part number TH-480. Then below that, we have our fit kit, which is gonna be part number THKIT-1871.Now as you can see, these load bars do have a square design to them, so you are going to have some type of wind noise and drag while you're traveling, but you can purchase a fairing at etrailer.com to place in front of your load bars that's gonna act as a deflector and let the wind sweep right over our roof rack system.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2017 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Mazda CX-5, we're going to be test fitting the Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack System. That's going to consist of part numbers THARB53. That's going to be our 53-inch load bars we have up top. These also do come in black on our part number THARB53b. Down here, we're going to see we have our rapid-traverse foot pack, and that's going to be part number TH480R, and right under that we're going to have our spit kit for our specific Mazda, and that's going to be part number THKIT1871.As you can see, these load bars have a nice aerodynamic shape to them. That's going to help cut down on wind noise and drag while you're traveling.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5 we'll be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Thule roof rack system. This is going to consist of the Thule aeroblade cross bars, part number THARB53, and the Thule rapid cross road foot pack, part number TH450R. Now keep in mind that our cross bars are also available in black with part number THARB53B.The Thule roof rack system is a great solution for carrying your vehicle accessories on your roof, whether those are bike rack skins, snowboard carriers, or cargo baskets. They're going to free up space inside your vehicle and allow you to carry more gear or more passengers.The aerodynamic shape of our bars is going to help reduce wind noise and drag along with that weather strip. Our weather strip on the inside is easy to remove. We can cut it down and place in channel mounted accessories.



Malone AirFlow2 Universal Roof Rack Installation - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX 5, we'll be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Malone roof rack system. These are going to be the Malone Air Flow 2 Roof Rack Bars, part number MPG215. The Malone Air Flow 2 Roof Rack system is a great solution for carrying your vehicle accessories on your roof, whether those are bike racks, ski and snowboard carriers, or cargo baskets. They're going to free up space inside your vehicle, allowing you to carry more gear or more passengers. The aerodynamic shape of the bars as well as the weather strip on the inside are going to help reduce wind noise and drag. That weather strip can easily be pushed down, and we can load up channel mounted accessories.



Yakima Roof Rack Installation - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5, we'll be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Yakima Roof-Rack System. This is going to consist of the Yakima Jet Stream Crossbars, part number: Y00425, and the Yakima TimberLine Towers, part number: Y00147. Our crossbars are also available in silver with part number: Y00428.The Yakima Roof-Rack System is a great solution for carrying your vehicle accessories on your roof. Whether those are bike racks, ski and snowboard carriers or cargo baskets, it's going to free up space inside your vehicle and allow you to carry more gear.The aerodynamic shape of our bars, as well as the weatherstrip on the top and on the bottom once you replace it, are going to help to reduce wind, noise and drag. The top weatherstrip can actually be pushed down and we can add in channel-mounted accessories. This is great, unlike some other roof-rack systems that have you remove that weatherstrip and cut it down to place in those channel-mounted accessories.The TimberLine Towers on our Yakima Roof-Rack System has this plastic lock core that can be removed and replaced with a metal lock core from the Yakima Same-Key System Lock Core, that's going to help to prevent theft and tampering of your roof-rack system all together.Our TimberLine Towers are also going to have a rubber coating to prevent any scratches or abrasions, and it's going to have a strap that fits around underneath our raised rail and secures into itself.



Yakima Roof Rack Review - 2016 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today on our 2016 Mazda CX5 we'll be taking a look at and showing how to install the Yakima roof rack system, part number Y00423. Those are going to be our Yakima CoreBar crossbars. Part number Y00148, those will be our SkyLine towers. And part number Y00233, those are going to be our landing pads for our CX5.The Yakima CoreBar roof rack system allows you to carry your vehicle accessories on your roof, whether those are bike racks, cargo baskets, or ski and snowboard carriers. The crossbar is an aerodynamic shape to help reduce wind noise and drag, but it is a heavy duty material which gives us a 220 pound weight capacity, though you do want to check your vehicle's owner's manual to make sure your roof can withstand that weight. These crossbars are going to work with most Yakima clamp-on accessories.



Yakima Roof Rack Review - 2016 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today on our 2016 Mazda CX5, we'll be test fitting the Yakima core bar roof rack system consisting of part numbers Y00421, these are the 50" long core bars, and part number Y00147 and these are the timberline towers for the crossbars, particularly for factory raised side rails. The Yakima core bar roof rack system is great for carrying a wide variety of accessories on your roof while freeing up space inside your vehicle. This can carry bike racks, cargo baskets, cargo boxes, ski and snowboard carriers, and kayak carriers. The two bars have a combined carrying capacity of 220 pounds. Although, you always want to double check with your vehicle's manual to make sure your roof can withstand those weights. The bars themselves do have an aerodynamic shape to them, which will cut down wind noise and drag while you're driving.



Yakima Roof Rack Installation - 2016 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today on our 2016 Mazda CX-5, we'll be test fitting the Yakima JetStream Roof Rack System, consisting of part numbers Y00425. These are the 50 inch aluminum bars, and part number Y00147. These are the TimberLine Towers for the Yakima cross bars, particularly for the race factory side rails.The JetStream Roof Rack System is great for carrying a wide variety of accessories on your roof while freeing up space inside your vehicle. It can carry bike racks, cargo baskets, cargo boxes, ski and snowboard carriers as well as kayak carriers. The two bars have a combined carrying capacity of 165 pounds, although you always want to double check with your vehicle's manual to make sure your roof can withstand that weight.The aerodynamic shape of the bar coupled with the rubber strip both at the top and the bottom will cut down wind noise and drag while you drive. And removing the end cap here, you can also see that this is capable to be used with T-track accessories.The roof rack system is very easy to install.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2016 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today in our 2016 Mazda CX5 we'll be test fitting the Thule Aero Blade Roof Rack System consisting of part numbers THARB53 using the aluminum aero blade load bars with 53 inches long, and part number TH450R, and these are the Thule Rapid Crossroad Mounting Foot Packs that you'll be using for your factory rate side rails. These also come in black as part number THARB53B. The Thule Aero Blade Roof Rack System is great for carrying a wide variety of accessories on your roof while freeing up space inside your vehicle for you and your family. This can carry bike racks, cargo baskets, cargo boxes, skis and snowboard carriers, as well as kayak carriers. It has a combined carrying capacity of 165 pounds, and the bars have an aerodynamic shape to them, and that coupled with the rubber strip at the top will cut down wind noise, and drag while you drive.With the Aero Blade bars you can open up the end cap here, and you can see this slot here, which you can fit your T-Slot accessories into your bars to attach them and secure them down. These new feature integrated tightening tools ...



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2017 Mazda CX-5

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Mazda CX5, we're gonna be taking a look at the Thule rook rack system and that's gonna be consisting of the load bars, which is gonna be part number THARB53, the foot packs, which is gonna be TH480R, and finally the fit kit for our Mazda CX5, part number THKIT1854. Now the bars are also available in black, using part number THARB53B. So whether you're looking to mount a bike rack, cargo basket, or even a kayak carrier, this is gonna be a great option to take the cargo out of your vehicle and make more room for passengers and pets and mount everything up top. Our roof rack system is gonna have a weight capacity of 165 pounds. You just always want to double check your Mazda owner's manual to make sure that the roof can handle that. Now if you ever use a roof rack before, you know that there's a lot of things that come in place with it, where you're gonna get a lot of wind noise and drag.Well, Thule's taken that into account and they've made an elliptical bar that's gonna cut that down, so hopefully, when we're going down the road, you won't hear as much noise.



Rhino Rack Roof Rack Review - 2016 Mazda CX-5

Today on 2016 Mazda CX-5, we're going to be test fitting the Rhino Roof Rack System consisting of part numbers RRVA118B-2, those are the Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars, 46 inches long, in black. These also come in silver, as part number RRVA118S-2. We'll also be using part number RRRLKVA, these are the 2500 Series Legs for Vortex Aero Crossbars, and part number DK289 and this is the Custom Fit Kit for the 2500 Series Roof Rack Legs. The Rhino Rack Roof Rack is excellent for carrying accessories ranging from bike racks to cargo baskets to enclosed cargo boxes, as well as kayak carriers, ski carriers and snowboard carriers. The carrying capacity of the 2 bars is going to be 165 pounds, but always double check with your manual to make sure it can withstand that weight. One of the nice things about this system is the fact that it uses fixed points on your roof so you don't have to worry about crossbar measurement or anything like that. The bars themselves have a nice aerodynamic shape to them, so that's going to cut down wind noise and drag while you're driving.



Yakima Roof Rack Review - 2013 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2013 Mazda CX-5, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima CoreBar Roof Rack System consisting of part numbers y00421. These are the Yakima CoreBar cross bars, 50 inches long, part number y00148. These are the SkyLine Towers for the Yakima cross bars for fixed mounting points, part number y00233. These are the landing pads which the SkyLine Towers will sit on. Now we already have the front one installed. The bars themselves have a nice aerodynamic shape to them and that's going to cut down wind noise and drag while you're driving.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2014 Mazda CX-5

Today, our 2014 Mazada CX5. We are doing a test it of the Thule arrow blade cross bars. That part number for our cross bars is THARB53 for our foot pack that we're using it's TH480R and for our foot kit we are using THKIT1721. We already have our foot bar on and placed. We are going to show you our back bar here. We've got one foot back in place and we will put that second one together now. Start my removing our end cap.



Inno Roof Rack Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5, we're going to do a test fit of the N.O. Aero Crossbar Roof Rack. The crossbar's part number is INXB108-2. The flush feet are INXS200. And the fit kit is INK658. I have the first one already on.



Yakima Q Tower Roof Rack Installation - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5, were going to be test fitting the Yakima Q Towers roof rack system using the fifty-eight inch round bars. Well use part numbers Y00409, Y00124, Y00683, and Y00732. With our rack assembled to the manufacturer's instructions, well open the front doors on our Mazda, grab the front portion of our rack, and place it onto the front roof line of our vehicle. Per Yakimas fit guide we need to measure nine and half inches from the rear edge of our windshield to the front edge of our foot pad. Well do this measurement on both sides to be sure we have our feet in line with one another. With our measurements done, well pull down on the black lever located on each foot pad, to secure the clips around the underside of our roof line. With the front half secure we can close the front doors, open the rear doors, and grab the rear half of our rack. Well place this onto the rear roof line of our vehicle. This time our measurement's going to be thirty-two inches from the center of the front bar to the center of the rear bar. We need to do this measurement on both sides as well.



Thule Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5, we'll be test fitting the Thule Traverse roof rack system using part numbers THLV50, Th480, and THKIT1721. We'll begin our test fit by placing the front load bar onto the front of our roof. We'll need to measure 11 and 1/4 inches from the leading edge of the front windshield to the first part of our foot pack. We're going to make this measurement on both the passenger and driver's side of the vehicle to ensure the front load bar is perpendicular to the roof. Once we have it in place, we're going to use the included tensioning tool to tighten down the silver bolt on the inside of our foot to bring the clips tightly up against the roofline. Now we'll need to alternate sides when tightening it down just to make sure the bar doesn't favor one side of the vehicle. With this done, we can then place the rear load bar onto the rear of our roof and measure the load bar spread. The load bar spread is the measurement from the center of the front load bar to the center of the rear load bar and is important when choosing roof rack accessories. Once we've made this measurement on both sides, we'll again use the included tensioning tool to tighten down the silver bolt to bring the clips up tightly against the roofline. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, that'll complete today's test fit of the Thule Traverse roof rack system using part numbers THLV50, TH480 and THKIT1721 on a 2015 Mazda CX-5.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5 we'll be test fitting the Thule Rapids Reverse Roof Rack system, using part numbers THARB53, TH480R, and THKIT1721. We'll begin our test fit by placing the front bar onto the front of our roof. We'll need to measure 11 1/4 inches from the leading edge of the windshield to the first part of our foot pack. We'll need to make this measurement on both the passenger and driver's side of the vehicle. Doing so, make sure that the front bar is perpendicular to the roof of our Mazda. We can lift up the cover, and use the included tensioning tool to tighten down the silver bolt on the inside of the foot, which will bring the clips up tightly against the roof line.





Mazda CX-5 Roof Bike Racks Videos

Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5, we're going to do a test fit of the INNO Fork Lock Roof Mounted Bike Carrier. Part number INXA391. Now I have a bike on our rack, and we have a rack hooked to our vehicle. Just going to show you a few features of it. This is a fork mounted bike rack, as you can see. I'm going to lift up our cover here. This is our skewer, it's engaged. To un-engage we pull out, unloosen it and tighten it on this side.



Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2016 Mazda CX5 we're going to do a test fit of the INNO multi-fork lock roof bike carrier. Part number is INA392. Now we have a bike on our rack and we have our bike hooked to our vehicle. I just want to show you a few features of the rack itself. This is a fork mounted bike rack as you can see. The skewer is engaged. If we take the cover off here, unlock the lock.



Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5, we're going to do a test fit of the Inno Fork Lock Three Bike Carrier. That part number is INA391. We have a bike on our rack and we have our rack onto our vehicle. I wanted to show you a few features of it. The first feature I'd like to show you, this is a fork mounted bike rack. Our skewers and gauge, so let's go ahead and take off our cover, just to show you.



Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today, on our 2015 Mazda CX5, we're going to a test-fit of the Inno Tire Hold Roof Bike Rack. Part number is, INA389. Now we have a bike on our rack, and we have the rack hooked to our vehicle. I'm just going to show you a few features of it. Now, this is a wheel mounted bike rack. You see that we have both wheels on.



Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5, we're going to do a test fit of the NO Slim-Fork roof-mounted bike carrier. The part number is INA387. We have a bike on our rack, and we have our rack hooked to our vehicle. I'd like to show you a few features of it. This is a fork-mounted bike rack. We're going to lift our cover here.





Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Rack Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5 we'll be test fitting the Yakima FrontLoader roof-mounted bike rack, part number Y021013. With the Yakima Q-Towers roof-rack system installed on the roof of our Mazda, we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's crossbars. Starting at the front, we'll need to position the front and back set of brackets around the front bar, and we'll turn the black T-handle which will bring the two brackets together securing the front part of the bike rack to the front crossbar. I'll move to the rear, position the rear bracket on the underside of the rear bar, and insert the silver T-bolt into the hole of the bracket and tighten down the black wing nut. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, we're ready to load up our bike. Starting at the front, we'll need to extend the front part of the wheel hook out, and at the back we'll undo the ratcheting strap. We'll pick up our bike and place it onto the bike rack, rolling it forward to allow the back part of the wheel hook to come up and rest on the back part of the front tire. We'll then tighten down the red knob to secure the front of the bike to the bike rack, and we'll secure the back tire with the ratcheting strap. With our bike loaded up that'll complete today's test fit of the Yakima FrontLoader, part number Y02103, on our 2015 Mazda CX-5.



Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Rack Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5, we'll be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth roof-mounted bike rack, part number TH599XTR. With the Thule Traverse roof rack system installed on the roof of our CX5, we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's load bars. Starting at the back, I'll need to remove one of the wing nuts so that I can position the bracket on the underside of the rear bar. I'll insert the bolt into the hole of the bracket, and reinstall the wingnut. I'll move to the front, position the two L brackets around the front and bottom side of the front bar. I'll insert the T bolt into the slots of the brackets, and then turn the black knobs to tighten them down. Once everything is all tightened and secured, we're ready to load up our bike. We'll need to undo the two cam bumper 00:00:44 straps at the front and back of the bike rack. We'll then pull back on the lever, which will open up the frame clamp.



Swagman Upright Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5, well be test fitting the Swagman Upright Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number S64720. With the Thule rapid traverse roof rack system on our roof, well begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicles crossbars. Here at the front, well take the silver U-bolts to go around the underside of the front bar up to the predrilled holes of the head of the bike rack. Well then take the black wing nuts to thread down onto the silver U-bolts. Once thats done, well move to the rear, where this time when will take the silver U-bolts to go down through the predrilled holes of the bike rack, well take the black plate and insert one into the U-bolt into the hole of the black plate and install our wing nut. Well flip the bracket around the underside of the bar, insert the other end of the U-bolt into the other hole of the plate and then install the wing nut. Once thats done and everything is all tightened up, were ready to go.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2014 Mazda CX-5 were going to be test fitting the Swagman fork down, a fork mount rook bike rack, part number S64710. With our Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system already installed on the Mazda well begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our load bars. Here at the front were going to bring one of the silver U bolts around the underside of our load bar, fit it up through the head of the carrier and turn on two wing nuts to hold it in place. Well then take a second U bolt and repeat that same process. We can now tighten down all four of the wing nuts located here at the front to secure the front of the rack to our vehicle.With the front secure well move to the rear. This time the U bolts going to go down through the rack and well make sure that we have a threaded portion coming out on both sides of our bar.



Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Rack Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5, were going to be test fitting the Kuat Trio, a fork mount roof bike rack, part number RU01. With our Thule rapid traverse roof rack system already installed on the Mazda, well begin our test fit by placing the bike rack directly onto our crossbars. Here at the front, were going to bring one of the black rubber coated metal U-bolts around the underside of our crossbar. Fit it up through the head of the carrier and thread on two of the cylinder nuts. Well then repeat that same process for the second U-bolt here at the front. Then take our included Allen tool and tighten all four of those cylinder nuts down.





Mazda CX-5 Roof Cargo Carrier Videos

Inno Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5 we're going to do a test fit of the NO gloss black cargo box, part number I-N-B-R-A-1-2-5-0-B-K. We already have it on our vehicle to show you a few things. The thing about this cargo box is you can actually load it from both sides, I'm going to show you how we do that. To open it up, turn the key, press the button, and we can open. I have 3 of the memory clamps already on, I'm going to show you how we install the last one. Here's our memory clamp, we have on here a go and a no go. What we want to do it, we have a weather stripping inside, we're going to put it through there, it's going to fit around the cross bars. Open it up a little bit.



Inno Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5, we're going to do a test fit of the Inno Shadow Rooftop Cargo Box, part number INBRA1170CA. We already have it on our vehicle. I'm just going to show you a few features of it. It has a carbon fiber finish as you can see. We can load this from either side. We're going to load it from the passenger's side today. I'm going to show you how we can load it from the driver's side.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 11 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5, we are going to be test-fitting the Yakima Rocketbox Pro 11, a rooftop cargo box with 11 cubic feet of storage space in black. It's part number is Y07193. With our Yakima Q-towers roof rack system already installed on the Mazda, we will begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly onto our crossbars. We will position the clamps just in front of the load bars, then slide the box rearward so the lower portion of our clamp goes around the underside. We will then open the passenger side, reach in, and tighten the two red knobs located closest to us. This will close our clamps around our crossbars, securing this side of our box. A great feature of the Rocketbox is it's ability to open from both the passenger and the driver side.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 14 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5, we're going to be test-fitting the Yakima Rocketbox Pro 14, a rooftop cargo box with 14 cubic feet of storage space in black, part number Y07192. With the Yakima Q Towers Roof Rack System already installed on the Mazda, we'll place our cargo box directly onto the crossbars. We'll position the clamps just in front of the bars, then slide the box rearward, making sure that all four lower portions of our clamps come around the underside of our bars. With all four clamps in the right position, we'll take a quick look to be sure we have the box centered. We'll then open the passenger side, reach in and tighten the two red T handles located closest to us. This draws the lower of the clamp up and grabs our bar. A great feature of the Rocketbox Pro 14 is its ability to open from both the passenger and the driver side. With our passenger side secure, we'll now make our way around to the driver side.





Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5 we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box, with 22 cubic feet of space in metallic silver, part number TH636S. With the Thule Rapids Reverse Roof Rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicle's cross bars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the box and making sure it's as far forward as possible, I'll open up the rear hatch just to make sure it does not come in contact with the back of the box. I can then unlock it and open the lid, exposing the two closest knobs. I'll turn the knobs, which will tighten down the clamps that are on the bars. This box does feature the accu-tight mounting hardware which will notify you when the clamps have fully tightened when the knob starts to click. We'll then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process.



Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5 we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box with 13 cubic feet of space in glossy black, part number TH634B. With the Thule Rapid Traverse Roofrack System on our roof we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicles crossbars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the bars, we can unlock the box and open the lid exposing the two closest knobs. We'll then turn the knobs to tighten down the clamps around the bars. This box does feature the AcuTight mounting hardware which will notify you when the clamp has been fully tightened when the knob starts to click. We'll then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process. This double-sided opening lid will also enable you to easily load and unload your cargo from either side of the car.





Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box, part number Th614. With the Thule rapid reverse roof rack system installed on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicle's cross bars. With the box in place, we can unlock it and open the lid, exposing the four slots in the bottom of the box. We can take the clamps, slide them down through the slots over the top of each bar and then turn the knobs to tighten down the clamps. Now, since this box only opens from one side, we'll need to position it on the passenger side of our roof. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, I'll move to the back of the car and open up the rear hatch. As you can see, the cargo door does not come in contact with the back of the box. That'll complete today's test fit of the Thule Pulse Medium, part number Th614 on our 2015 Mazda CX-5.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5 we'll be test fitting the Tully Pulse Alpine rooftop cargo box with eleven cubic feet of space in matte black, part number TH613. With a Tully Rapid Traverse roof rack system on our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicle's load bars. Now because this box only opens from one side, you'll need to position it on the passenger side of the roof. With the box in place, we can unlock it and open the lid, exposing the four slots in the bottom of the box. We can take the clamps, slide them down through the slots over top of each bar, and turn the knob to tighten down the clamps. With everything all tightened down and secured, I'll move to the back of the car and open up the rear hatch, and as you can see, the cargo door does not come in contact with the back of the box. That'll complete today's test fit of the Tully Pulse Alpine, part number TH613, on our 2015 Mazda CX5. .



Thule Hyper XL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5 we'll be test fitting the Thule Hyper XL Rooftop Cargo Box with 17 cubic feet of space and two tone black and silver. Part number TH612. With a Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System installed on the roof of our Mazda, we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicle's crossbars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the bars, we can unlock the box and open the lid exposing the two closest knobs. We'll then turn the knobs to tighten down the clamps around the bars. This box does feature the AcuTight mounting hardware which will notify you when the clamps have been fully tightened when the knob starts to click. We'll move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process. This double sided opening lid will also enable you to easily load and unload your cargo from either side of the car.



Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5 we'll be test fitting the Thule Force XXL rooftop cargo box with 21 cubic feet of space in aeroskin black, part number TH626. With a Thule rapid reverse roof rack system installed onto our Mazda, we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicles cross bars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the bars, we can unlock the box and open the lid, exposing the two closest knobs. We'll then turn the knobs which will tighten on the clamps around the bars. We can then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process. This double sided opening lid will also enable you to easily load and unload your cargo from either side of the vehicle. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, I'll move to the back of the car and open up the rear hatch, and you can see that there is no interference. That will complete today's test fit of the Thule Force XXL, part number TH-626 on our 2015 Mazda CX-5.



Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5 we'll be test fitting the Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box with 13 cubic feet of space in AeroSkin black, part number TH624. With a Thule Rapid Traverse Roofrack System on our vehicle we'll begin our test by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicle's crossbars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the bars, we can unlock the box, open the lid, and expose the two closest knobs. We'll then turn the knobs which will tighten down the clamps around the bars. We'll then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process. This double-sided opening lid will also enable you to easily load and unload your cargo from either side of the car. Once everything is all tightened down and secure I'll move to the back of the car, open up the cargo door, and you can see that it does not come into contact with the back of the cargo box.





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Yakima FatCat Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5 we'll be test fitting the Yakuma Fat Cat Six locking rooftop ski and snowboard carrier with a six ski or four board capacity, part number Y03088. With the Yakuma Q Towers roof rack system installed onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the front part of the carrier onto our front bar. We'll push in the button and open the jaws and bring the rubber coated steel straps around the underside of the bar and hook them into the connection point. You may need to tighten or loosen the little red knob on the inside of the bracket to adjust the strap.We'll then clamp the connection piece down and on the inside of the carrier we'll tighten down the black level and clamp it down to secure the connection piece in place. We'll then repeat the same process for the other side. With the front part of the carrier installed we'll go ahead and repeat the same exact installation process for the back part of the carrier. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, we're ready to load up our gear. We'll need to push in the large black oversized buttons at the end of the carrier to open up the jaws.



Whispbar Roof Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX-5 we'll be test fitting the Whispbar Locking Rooftop Ski and Snowboard Carrier, with a six ski or four board capacity, part number WB-300. With the Yakima Q Towers roof rack system installed onto our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the front part of the carrier onto our front bar. We'll need to open up the jaws and bring the rubber coated steel straps around the underside of the front bar, and hook them into the connection points. You may need to loosen or tighten the little red knob on the inside of the bracket to adjust the strap. We'll then clamp it down and use the black lever on the inside of the carrier, which will tighten down and clamp it down to hold the connection piece in place. We'll then repeat the same process for the other bracket. With the front part installed, we'll repeat the same installation process for the back part of the carrier.





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Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2015 Mazda CX-5

Today on our 2015 Mazda CX5 we're going to be test fitting the Thule SUP Taxi, a stand-up paddle board carrier with a 2-board capacity, part number TH810. With our Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System already installed on the Mazda we'll begin our test fit by placing the front half of our carrier onto the front load bar. Here we'll bring the black rubber coated metal straps around the underside, fit the one closest to us into the foot of the carrier, and secure it by tightening down the small gray knob. With this side secure we'll go to the other side and repeat that same tightening process. With the front half taken care of we'll now grab the rear half, place it onto the rear bar, and again we'll want to see those black rubber coated metal straps come around the underside. We'll fit the one closest to us into the foot of the carrier. We're going to repeat the same tightening process that we used for the front here on the rear half.





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