Updated 19 Nov 2014

Prorack

Exploro 4

Snapshot: The Prorack Exploro 4 car roof box has a 425L capacity and can hold up to 75kg. But how easy is it to use?

Exploro 4
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$629

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Test results

Overall score
66
Ease of fitting
?/10
Loading/ unloading score
?/10
Lid opening/ lock score
?/10

Good points

  • OK to use.
  • Very good to load and unload.
  • OK to open and lock lid.
  • Wider than other models (so it’s easier to reach into the box).

But

  • Just OK to fit to the roof bars.
  • Can only be opened and locked from the driver’s side.
  • Doesn’t have straps or tie-down points for securing the load.

How we test

Price guide is from an October 2014 survey.

Overall score is comprised of:

  • Loading & unloading (50% of overall score).
  • Ease of fitting (25%).
  • Lid opening & locking (25%).

Full specs

Model

Price guide
$629

Specifications

Dimensions LxWxH (cm)
142 x 97 x 38
Weight (kg)
15
Claimed volume (L)
425
Claimed maximum load (kg)
75
Locking side
Driver
Recommended distance between bars (mm)
610-1020

Features

Load securing devices
None
Lock / theft protection
Yes, two keys supplied
Maximum speed limit with box fitted (km/h)
n/a