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Pros Sleek look, durable constructionEasiest to install, ergonomic handle, sleek designSleek, stylish, easy to useGreat handle, cool appearance, less expensiveGreat look, superb installation
Cons Expensive, frustrating installation, hard to open and closeExpensivePricey, only available in a single colorFrustrating installationAnnoying handle
Bottom Line The ShowCase is an expensive, sleek box with below-average user friendliness and difficult installation.The Motion XT is an excellent, high-end cargo box that excels in every category.The best looking box you can buy, if you can afford it.The SkyBox Carbonite is an exceptional value because of its top-notch user friendly design.The Force is an above-average product with an excellent mounting system.
Rating Categories Yakima ShowCase 15 Thule Motion XT XL Thule Hyper XL Skybox 16 Carbonite Thule Force XL
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Specs Yakima ShowCase 15 Thule Motion XT XL Thule Hyper XL Skybox 16 Carbonite Thule Force XL
Weight (lbs) 56 lbs 42 lbs 46 lbs. 47 lbs 44 lbs
Volume (Cubic Feet) 15 cu ft 18 cu ft 17 cu ft 16 cu ft 17 cu ft
Size (Inches - L x W x H) 80 x 36 x 14.5 84.5 x 36 x 17 90 x 34.5 x 15 in 81 x 36 x 15 84 x 34.5 x 17
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