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Will the Yakima SkyBox 21 fit my car?

Will the Yakima SkyBox 21 fit my car?

Being so large, the Yakima Skybox 21 is not suitable for smaller cars. You will require a minimum and maximum crossbar spreads of between 24” – 42” to install it safely. The tapered design of the rear does make for easier hatch clearance.

How much can you fit in Yakima SkyBox?

Great Value from Yakima This cargo carrier is also available in a smaller volume than the one we tested. It can still fit skis up to 215 cm but has a volume of 12 cubic feet, compared to 16. The mounting system includes two thumbwheels and a big, sturdy lever.

Are Yakima cargo boxes waterproof?

Our cargo boxes are weather resistant but not waterproof. This means that you should expect water to enter the box during normal use. We recommend you store any items that cannot get wet in a dry bag.

How much does a Yakima SkyBox weigh?

Weight: 47.00 lbs.

How do I know what Yakima SkyBox I have?

In the example below the first 7 digits are the part number or SKU, and the last 4 digits are the serial number for the box. On older boxes the Serial number was on a white sticker typically located on the inside of the box lid, but could also sometimes be found on the inside of box base.

How tall is a Yakima SkyBox?

The 15 inches of height that the Yakima SkyBox 16 Cargo Box # Y07335 that you referenced would be the height above the crossbars of your 2005 GMC Yukon Denali. I attached a review video for this cargo box for you to check out also.

How do I know which Yakima SkyBox I have?

For Skyboxes the serial number can be found on the base, inside the box at the rear of the driver’s side. (see image below). For the Rocketboxs the serial number can be found on the base, inside the box at the rear of the driver’s side, (see image below) the exception is the RocketBox Pro 12.

What’s better Thule or Yakima?

Q: Are Thule or Yakima Racks Better? A: In general, Thule racks offer superior style and more functionality than Yakima racks but with a premium price tag to match. Yakima racks are more wallet-friendly and get the job done with fewer bells and whistles.

Will a Yakima box fit a Thule rack?

The Yakima SkyBox 16 Rooftop Cargo Box – 16 cu ft # Y07335 will absolutely work with your Thule square load bars. The roof box is confirmed to fit round, square, aero, elliptical, and most factory crossbars with a crossbar spread between 24 and 36 inches.

Why are Yakima cargo boxes out of stock?

That’s the good news. The unfortunate news is that we are in a heavy recovery stage as demand has outstripped our supply. We are out of stock on most of our products. We know our customers depend on Yakima products all the time so as the economy begins to recover so do we but we need a moment to catch our breath.

Where do I find serial number on box?

The serial number can be found on the UPC label of the box [FIG. 1] or printed on a sticker at the bottom of the product [FIG. 2].

How does the Yakima skybox 21 compare to Thule?

I just purchased the Skybox 21 last night so my review is based on comparing this to the THULE on the show floor and then mounting on my car. The Yakima design stability is apparent the moment you open the two cargo boxes side by side.

Will Yakima bars fit in a skybox 21?

Measure your vehicle closely with Yakima bars and verify fit before you trust the “compatible” marking. I had the bed and back seat of my truck maxed out with stuff and then I began filling the Skybox 21. It’s amazing the amount of stuff that can go in there including a standard size charcoal grill!

How stable is the Yakima design?

The Yakima design stability is apparent the moment you open the two cargo boxes side by side. I originally went to the store to buy the THULE witch was on sale, and I immediately switched to the YAKIMA after comparing the quality. The mounting system was a little tricky but was done within 15 minutes after installing on my Chevy Tahoe.

Are Yakima products still in good condition?

GREATEST purchase ever is the truth, and the Yakima products are still going and in great shape and some like the SPACE CASE are approaching 30 years old.