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Buick Encore Roof Box Buyer’s Guide

buick encore Roof Box PINThe Buick Encore is a beautiful small luxury SUV. It comes with a maximum cargo space of 48 cu ft. While this might seem like a lot, a good roof box will enhance you and your passengers’ comfort the next time you travelling. 

The design of the Encore’s roof allows you to fit most modern roof boxes

However, we have done our research and settled for following cargo boxes that we believe match the elegance of this car.

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Goplus Cargo Box, Waterproof Rooftop Cargo Carrier, Heavy Duty Roof Storage Box, 14 Cubic Feet (Black)
INNO BRM665WH Wedge Cargo Box - 14 Cubic FT (Gloss White)
Thule Pulse Rooftop Cargo Box, Alpine
SportRack Vista XL Rear Opening Cargo Box (Black, 18 Cubic Feet)
Product
Goplus Cargo Box
INNO BRM665WH Wedge Cargo Box
Thule Pulse Rooftop Cargo Box, Alpine
SportRack Vista XL Rear Opening Cargo Box
Volume
14 Cu Ft
14 Cu Ft
11 Cu Ft
18 Cu Ft
Opening
Dual-Side
Dual-Side
Passenger-Side
Rear-Side
Size (External)
63” x 31” x 15”
83.5” x 35” x 15.98”
88.5” x 25.5” x 12.5”
19” x 63” x 38”
Weight Capacity
165 lbs
110 lbs
110 lbs
100 lbs
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Goplus Cargo Box, Waterproof Rooftop Cargo Carrier, Heavy Duty Roof Storage Box, 14 Cubic Feet (Black)
Product
Goplus Cargo Box
Volume
14 Cu Ft
Opening
Dual-Side
Size (External)
63” x 31” x 15”
Weight Capacity
165 lbs
Image
INNO BRM665WH Wedge Cargo Box - 14 Cubic FT (Gloss White)
Product
INNO BRM665WH Wedge Cargo Box
Volume
14 Cu Ft
Opening
Dual-Side
Size (External)
83.5” x 35” x 15.98”
Weight Capacity
110 lbs
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Thule Pulse Rooftop Cargo Box, Alpine
Product
Thule Pulse Rooftop Cargo Box, Alpine
Volume
11 Cu Ft
Opening
Passenger-Side
Size (External)
88.5” x 25.5” x 12.5”
Weight Capacity
110 lbs
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SportRack Vista XL Rear Opening Cargo Box (Black, 18 Cubic Feet)
Product
SportRack Vista XL Rear Opening Cargo Box
Volume
18 Cu Ft
Opening
Rear-Side
Size (External)
19” x 63” x 38”
Weight Capacity
100 lbs

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Goplus Cargo Box

Beauty might not be a primary consideration when you are selecting a roof box. However, your cargo box needs to match the aesthetics of your car. GoPlus normally go over and beyond to provide their clients with beautiful and quality products. 

This 14 cubic feet roof box is exactly what you have been looking for. Not only is this roof box fashionable, it also packs a tonne of great features. To begin with, it is made out of sturdy ABS and PC material which ensures durability. Its construct also makes it waterproof, meaning you will never have to worry about soggy cargo the next time you travelling on a rainy day. 

Since the Buick Encore is a fairly small SUV, its 63 x 31 x 15 inches dimensions are just what you need. Despite its small size, it has a load capacity of 165 pounds. The cargo box is equipped with 4 quick connect anchors for easier installation. 

This is particularly important since it’s compatible with a wide range of cars from SUVs to Vans. While this particular version comes with a black body, you have the option to choose one with a glossy white exterior.

INNO BRM665WH Wedge Cargo Box

This roof box from INNO will have you sold at first glance. It comes with a glossy white finish that just oozes class. Despite its cool looking exterior, this cargo box has some excellent features that are worth noting. 

First, it fits aero, square, round, and most factory racks. Thus mounting it on your Buick Encore will be easy. In addition to this, it comes with a new track design which makes it simple to adjust forward or back for added stability. This roof box is quite long clocking in at around 83.5 inches length, 35 inches width, and 15.98 height which totals 14 cubic ft. 

With such space, you can fit up to 5-7 pairs or skis or 3-5 snowboards. To avoid locking your keys inside the box, the product’s safety lock only allows you to pull the keys out once the box has been closed all the way. The cargo box has a dual-sided opening which allows for easy access. Last but definitely not least this product comes with a lifetime warranty.

Thule Pulse Rooftop Cargo Box, Alpine

We cannot do a roof box review and not talk about a Thule product. This company has set a name for itself when it comes to providing quality roof boxes. The Thule Pulse rooftop cargo box is no different. This roof box comes in 3 sizes (11, 14, and 16 cu ft). However, for the Buick Encore, we recommend the Alpine size (11 Cu ft.). 

Its dimensions are proportional to the car’s size, and it will fit as if it was designed for this specific car. Don’t let the small volume fool you this roof box is quite large considering it measures at around 88. 5 x 25. 5 x 12. 5 inches. Due to its length, the roof box can comfortably fit 4-6 skis or 3-4 snowboards. Thule often sets the tone when it comes to features. 

This roof box comes with a central locking system for maximum security, a fast grip quick-mount system which allows easy installation and a comfort key which can only be removed when the lid is properly locked. However, unlike most modern roof boxes, it only has a passenger-side opening.

SportRack Vista XL Rear Opening Cargo Box

This is one of the most unique roof boxes that we are going to talk about. Unlike most cargo boxes which open from the side, the SportRack Vista boasts of a rear sided opening. This means that you have to open it from the back of your car. While this might be a deal-breaker to some, if you are okay with such a design, the roof box does have some great features. 

For starters, it measures at 18 Cu ft. in volume which is by far the biggest of all the roof boxes we have mentioned in this article. Its dimensions are 19 H x 63 L x 38 W inches. Due to how it is proportioned, this cargo box is ideal for camping as it can fit camping gear of 2 people. Since it has more height than most products discussed, it is also great for storing luggage

Moving on, the box comes with a tool-free mounting system. It will take you about five minutes to install it on your roof rack. The SportRack Vista is also made out of sturdy ABS material which ensures durability. Lastly, it can fit on a square, round, and most factory racks.

Conclusion

The Buick Encore is a beautiful SUV that is designed to be family-friendly. With the above-recommended products, you can be sure that you won’t have to worry about storage space next time you are on the go.

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