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Thule Touring S Cargo Box Review


The Thule Touring S is a solidly built roof box that can be very useful when travelling. It makes all tours much more pleasant, as the car itself no longer needs to be delivered with luggage.

The following article takes a closer look at the Thule Touring S roof box and explains its advantages and disadvantages.


If you take a closer look at the Thule Touring S roof box, you will immediately notice the high-quality equipment.

It can be mounted very quickly thanks to a special FastClick quick-fastening system. In addition, you can open the Thule Touring S from both sides, making it very easy to load and unload. A central locking system provides the best protection against unauthorized access, so that your luggage always arrives safely at its destination. The Thule Comfort Key provides additional security. This key can only be removed if all locking points have been properly locked beforehand.


The Thule Touring S roof box allows you a maximum payload of up to 50 kilograms. This means that you can easily stow and safely transport even slightly heavier objects in it, such as a child’s bike or guitar. The box has a capacity of 400 litres and measures 135 x 85 x 39 centimetres. It itself weighs only ten kilograms and is therefore comparatively light. This means that you can easily attach it to your roof rack on its own and remove it from it again.

advantages & disadvantages


The roof box is very spacious and is made of waterproof and durable plastic. Thus the objects stored in it are always ideally protected against all external influences. The roof box from Thule also makes a very good visual impression. This makes all parts look very high-quality and robust.

Another advantage is that it can be attached to the roof rack very quickly. You can load and unload it from both sides, which can be very practical. The impact-resistant plastic protects the luggage in all weathers and ensures that it arrives at its destination undamaged.

Inside the Touring S roof box there are some straps with which you can additionally secure the load. The very good price-performance ratio must also be mentioned positively. Thanks to its compact dimensions, this roof box from Thule is also suitable for medium-sized and smaller cars. A lock is included for additional security.


Apart from the many advantages, there are very few disadvantages with the Thule Touring S roof box. For example, one buyer reported that during the ride the clamps, which are made of plastic that is not of very high quality, came loose. Otherwise there are no other negative points to mention here.

Technical details


The roof box Touring S is very functional and high quality manufactured.

It is suitable for many purposes and can also be mounted on smaller cars. A big advantage is the fast assembly. Because thanks to a so-called FastClick quick-fastening system and a torque indicator integrated into it, this work is done in a few seconds and you can start loading.

This is possible on both sides of the roof box Touring S, which is very practical. It can take a maximum of 50 kilograms of weight and has a capacity of 400 litres. Very practical is that it is itself quite light. With a dead weight of only ten kilograms, it can easily be carried by one person and mounted on the roof rack of a car.

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