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CARGO 101

From coolers to camp chairs, wetsuits to dry bags, firewood to fire extinguishers, great adventures demand solid storage options for your gear. Whether you want the security of a cargo box, the flexibility of a cargo basket or the spontaneity of a cargo bag, we can guide you to a choice that fits your kind of gear, vehicle and lifestyle.


Box, Bag or Basket: Carry it Your Way

Cargo Boxes


Locking storage for anything and everything on the roof of your car.

Cargo Baskets


Great for large, rigid items such as firewood, coolers, spare tire, on the roof of your car.

Cargo Bags


Convenient roof top storage without the need for a roof rack.

Your Way on the Highway: Cargo Carrying Comparison


Cargo Boxes


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HIGHLIGHTS

Pros

  • Locking closure for security
  • Protects gear from the elements
  • Year-round use: from skis, to camping gear to traditional sports equipment
  • Frees up passenger space in your vehicle

CARRY

Cons

  • Sports equipment
  • Skis and snowboards
  • Camping gear
  • Everything else

Cargo Baskets


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Pros

  • Accepts most Yakima gear mounts to load bikes, kayaks, skis and more
  • Made of heavy-duty steel with weather resistant coating
  • Great option for off-roading

Cons

  • Firewood or Lumber
  • Hard sided totes
  • Coolers
  • Hi-Lift Jack*
  • Spare Tire*
  • *mount sold separately

Cargo Bags


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Pros

  • Great option for occasional use
  • Easily stores in small spaces (closet, under bed)
  • Doesn’t require a roof rack

Cons

  • Luggage
  • Soft Gear and equipment

For Adventures Big or Small

Cargo Boxes


From all-out road trips to close-by weekend escapes, a cargo box is a secure way to store gear and equipment, leaving more room in your vehicle for people, pets or just more gear. With a range of sizes, styles and lengths to choose from, there’s an option to fit your vehicle, and your explorations.

Rugged and Off-Road Ready

Cargo Baskets


Beyond their badass looks, baskets are a cargo Swiss Army Knife. Available in a range of sizes, they can be accessorized to fit your vehicle, and your needs. Ready to turn your vehicle into a gear-hauling adventure-mobile sure to turn heads? We got you.

No Roof Rack? No Problem

Cargo Bags


Need a cargo solution that doesn’t require a roof rack? This is it. A cargo bag is great for last-minute trips, college summer migrations, apartment moves or simple hauling projects. Once done, they fold up and store easily


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Cargo Box Comparison Chart


Yakima SkyBox 16

Ski/Snow

Snow rules. Then it melts. Cargo boxes let you carry skis, snowboards, and other wet gear, regardless of season. Hit the cargo box comparison chart to compare sizes and configurations.

GrandTour Cargo Box

Premium Boxes

Form with intentional function, premium boxes deliver carrying capacity with sleek aesthetics. Each box is designed with flowing shapes and automotive-level finishes to compliment your vehicle.

Yakima LoadWarrior Cargo Basket

Baskets

Load up anything. Roll out to anywhere. Cargo baskets deliver flexibility to haul whatever the adventure demands. From firewood and coolers to a spare-tire or hi-lift jack, baskets let you gear up to get off-grid.

Solar Box

Carry your gear, then power it up with the sun. Our solar box, the CBX Solar, blends a rugged aesthetic with a next-generation integrated solar panel. Fuel a small campsite—action cameras, lanterns, phones, and more—without draining power from your vehicle.

Budget Friendly Boxes and Bags

Easy to load, and even easier to stow when not in use, these cargo options let you carry what you need, with an approachable price tag.