The Thule Ascent 1600 Roof Box is one of the Thule's mid-sized roof mounted cargo carriers. The Ascent can carry up to 16 square feet of cargo that is 76 inches long x 33 inches
Traveling? Our cargo carriers are provided by the highest quality manufactures on the market. We offer hitch cargo carriers, rooftop cargo carriers and cargo hauling accessories. Hitch cargo carriers mount to the hitch receiver of the traveling vehicle, while a rooftop cargo carrier will install onto the roof rack system. We strive to make the shopping experience extremely easy, view the questions and answers below to help guide you in purchasing a cargo carrier.
Rooftop vs Hitch Cargo Carrier?
Rooftop cargo carriers often feature a weather proof design along with a much larger amount of space to store luggage other gear. The only downside is loading can be difficult along with a slight decrease in fuel economy.
Hitch mounted cargo carriers mount to the vehicle's trailer hitch (required) and are generally not weather proof, but are easy to load and do not effect fuel economy.
Hitch Cargo Carrier, Aluminum or Steel?
Our hitch cargo carriers are offered in aluminum and steel. Aluminum carriers do weigh less but are more difficult and costly to create, therefore the aluminum models carry a higher cost.
Steel cargo carriers have a lower price but do weigh more. Although our cargo carriers are powder coated to prevent any rusting, the chance of rust formation is still possible.
Installation and assembly of a cargo carrier is very easy, this is true for both aluminum and steel carriers.
What size Cargo Carrier do I Need?
This is a difficult question to answer, the size cargo carrier a camper with tons of gear will differ from some one needs space to carry a cooler to tail gate.
We recommend purchasing a cargo carrier that is larger than you believe you will need, this ensures you will always have enough room.
With the right sort of cargo carriers, you can haul practically anything. Before you go to the expense of purchasing a trailer and installing a hitch, be sure to review your vehicle's owners manual to know what its maximum load limit is. When you're ready to buy cargo carriers, we'll be here.A pickup truck provides plenty of cargo space, but sometimes, it isn't enough. You could make multiple trips back and forth, or you could haul a whole lot more with one of our cargo carriers. We are Hitch Anything, and we stock and sell a variety of cargo carriers.
Browse our online catalog and you're sure to find cargo carriers that will suit your purposes perfectly. Don't see exactly what you want? No problem. Give us a call at 1.855.791.0130 and tell us what you need. We stock and sell a nice range of rooftop cargo carriers as well as cargo carriers that are towed with a hitch on the back of your vehicle. There are advantages and disadvantages to both types. Rooftop cargo carriers are generally weatherproof, but they will slightly decrease your gas mileage. Trailer-type cargo carriers will not adversely affect your mileage, but they're open to the elements.
The kind of cargo carriers you choose depends on what you need to haul and the weather in which you wish to haul it.Before you order a trailer-type cargo carrier from Hitch Anything, be sure to know the maximum towing capacity of your car, truck or other vehicle. Be advised that not every vehicle is able to tow a trailer. Before you go to the expense of purchasing cargo carriers, read the owner's manual that came with your vehicle. If you don't see towing capacity in the book, contact the manufacturer or give us a call at 1.855.791.0130.