A roofbox has difficult access
- Hard to reach / unreachable luggage and equipment.
- Some need to open door and stand on the frame of the car to reach luggage and equipment.
IXTAbox has EASY access
- Everyone has easy access to luggage and equipment, plus access to the trunk of the car.
A roofbox is difficult to mount
- Takes 10-30 minutes to mount with 2 people.
- More steps, such as mounting rails.
- Total weight of 20-35kg, including rails
IXTAbox is EASY to mount
- Mount and dismount in seconds with 1-2 people.
- Weight of 20-35kg
30 to 40% increased drag
- Higher fuel consumption, limiting range.
- Higher costs.
IMPLICATIONS of roofbox position
- Overall driving performance deteriorates due to side and front wind impact leading to reduced manouverability.
- In a crash situation, even at rather low speeds;
i.e., 50 km/h most roof boxes have a high risk of their
content breaking through and flying out of the roofbox.
IXTAbox sits on a SAFER spot on the car
- You can always drive at your regular speed when using an IXTAbox.
- IXTAbox sits closer to the ground and on the back of the car, reducing the risk of gear shooting to the front of the car during a crash.
A roofbox gets you dirty
- Hard to clean due to position and the partly sensitive materials.
- Gets you dirty when reaching up for your luggage and equipment.
IXTAbox keeps you and it clean
- IXTAbox can be cleaned with a water hose or a pressure washer.
- Dirty and wet things can go into the IXTAbox, keeping you and your vehicle clean.
Rooftop box = single purpose
- Designed only to add storage to your car. The rest of the time it will only sit in storage.
IXTAbox is VERSATILE
- Designed for multiple types of gear: bike rack, skis, golf, kite surfing, camping, etc.
- Bike racks can be mounted on top of the box.
- IXTAbox doubles as storage at home. Your gear can always be packed and ready.
Roofboxes increase the noise inside the cabin
IXTAbox is SILENT
- IXTAbox will not make any noise while driving at higher speeds.
Made out of plastics
- Plastic, Fiberglass and Aluminium.
HIGH QUALITY & Reusable
- Salt water resistant-auminum Body.
- Acid Resistant Stainless steel components.
Made in Sweden
IXTAbox is DESIGNED & BUILT in Sweden.
Roofboxes are commonly produced in low cost countries.
IXTAbox offers 10 year guarantee.
While the average competition offers ≤ 5 years guarantee.