If you must haul luggage, skis, surfboards, travel gear, sports equipment or anything else that won’t fit into your Subaru, then you need the Subaru forester roof rack cross bars. Weighing in at only eight pounds, it’s super easy to install and remove as needed. It will support capacities of up to 150 pounds. Side rails are not included in this purchase, but you can get them with your Subaru Forester made since 2014. It does come with two crossbars, four mounting brackets, all the hardware you need for installation and a manual. What are we talking about, the Subaru Forester Cross Bars of course!
It’s time to kick your travels up a notch friends! You get a sturdy foundation to carry all your traveling needs and offer your passengers all the interior space they need to lie back and enjoy a snooze until they arrive at their destination. The cross bars, attached to your side rails basically create a rectangular space on your car’s roof that significantly expands your packing space.
Benefits of Subaru Forester Cross Bars
This product gets a five-star rating from 74 percent of customers. Let’s find out why.
- First, your passengers will be ever grateful for the extra space your roof rack cross bars leave them inside the car.
- If you try to strap items to the top of your car with no cross bars, you and your things may not be very happy with the result.
- You won’t need to be concerned about wreaking havoc on the interstate with flying debris
- Designed to be aerodynamically correct, minimized wind noise, and no reduction in fuel efficiency
- The bars are black aero vinyl, (rather than round or square) and the end brackets fit on the side rails from both the top and bottom
There isn’t a downside to a purchase of the roof rack cross bars. The only thing notable is that over years of time. The bolts that hold the bars in place on the side rails may rust over time and require replacement. The purchase, with everything included, will put only a small dent in your wallet of less than $200.
Installing your cross bars is unbelievably easy, and you know instantly that the bars are secure for your trip. The cross bars are clearly labeled and are tightened to the side rails with a wrench that comes with your purchase! And you can place the cross bars at the full extension of the side rails or closer together depending on your cargo box or cargo.
Your new Subaru forester roof rack cross bars will fit any Subaru Forest model with raised factory installed side rails for the years 2014 through 2017. And your purchase includes a one-year limited manufacturer’s warranty. Be aware please, they will not fit the Subaru VX Cross trek.
So, traveling in any season, with a car full of passengers who are all ready to go skiing, snowboarding, surfing, biking or just need several changes of clothes to enjoy their outings, the Subaru cross bars are a must have the item to ensure that the trip is as enjoyable as you planned.