Choosing Roof Cargo Box for a 2010 Prius III

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  1. travelinsmart

    travelinsmart New Member

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    I want to install a roof cargo box on my 2010 Prius. I'm having trouble choosing which box to buy. My priority is choosing one that is short enough that I can still open up the hatch and access the trunk.

    Can people who have had luck with a cargo box that works well with the hatch please tell me what model you are used or are using and how long the box is?

    Other secondary things I am looking for is that it is shaped in such a way that is aerodynamic and decreases fuel mileage the least and that it is easy to access.
     
  2. BreitrthnU

    BreitrthnU Less gas, more watches!

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    Just got my whole setup in its Yakima whispbar s6 bars with fit kit. And the Yakima skybox 16 carbonite. So far driving with just the roof bars I saw no decrease in mpg at hwy speed. The box I chose based off of price and comparable models
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    #2 BreitrthnU, Jul 13, 2015
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  3. granTORRESmo

    granTORRESmo Senior Member

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    That box looks good! What's name of the box if you don't mind me asking?
     
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    Second line of second post says it's Yakima skybox 16 carbonite.
     
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    not sure if its the same one. but PC member @Jimmy, has a similar setup too with more pics to judge. I like it as well.
     
  6. BreitrthnU

    BreitrthnU Less gas, more watches!

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    That's correct it's a Carbonite. Loved it. Took a family trip from Florida up to NY. First leg was to SC and I got 43 mpg calculated. With the rack and a car full of three adults and two kids.
     
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    Awesomeness! Thanks
     
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