Updated 19 Nov 2014

Thule

Motion 200

Snapshot: The Thule Motion 200 car roof box has a 410L capacity and can hold up to 75kg. But how easy is it to use?

Motion 200
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$1199

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Test results

Overall score
83
Ease of fitting
?/10
Loading/ unloading score
?/10
Lid opening/ lock score
?/10

Good points

  • Very easy to use.
  • Extremely easy to fit to the roof bars.
  • Good to load and unload.
  • Can be opened and locked from both sides.
  • Has three internal straps for securing the load.
  • Lid is extremely easy to open and lock.

But

(No obvious bad points.)

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
$1199

Specifications

Dimensions LxWxH (cm)
175 x 86 x 46
Weight (kg)
16
Claimed volume (L)
410
Claimed maximum load (kg)
75
Locking side
Driver/Passenger
Recommended distance between bars (mm)
Min. 720

Features

Load securing devices
Three straps
Lock / theft protection
Yes, two keys supplied
Maximum speed limit with box fitted (km/h)
130