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Thule 605 Ascent 1700

Thule 605 Ascent 1700
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Status: Discontinued

Product Code: 100605


The Thule 605 Ascent 1700 cargo box is 17 cubic feet, and holds 6-8 pairs of skis. The Thule 605 Ascent cargo box has a smooth, aerodynamic design, minimizing wind resistance. This cargo box is easy to mount, open and lock.


  • 17 cubic feet of storage space
  • Box Outer Dimensions 91.5 in. X 31.5 in. X 15.7 in.
  • Holds 6-8 pairs of skis
  • High grade impact & scratch resistant material sets the Ascent series apart from all the rest
  • New Quick Grip hardware for easy on/off attachment to roof racks
  • Access gear from either side of the car using patented dual-side opening feature
  • Smooth, aerodynamic design for minimal wind resistance
  • Easy opening and closing with the one key, NO-GO Central Locking
  • Mounts to most factory installed racks, and aftermarket racks
  • Diffuser Technology - improves aerodynamic and torsional stability

Buying Notes

The Thule Ascent will ship directly from Thule, please allow 7 - 14 business days for delivery.


Weight: 40lbs

Length (carton): 91.5"

Width (carton): 31.5"

Height (carton): 15.7"

UPC: 091021605503

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find a list of the most frequently asked questions for this product. If you need more assistance you can email a rack-install technician, or call us at: 1-888-399-7225

If you drive an SUV or van, probably not. Be sure to measure the total height of the vehicle with the Thule 605 Ascent 1700 installed, and keep that information handy (on the inside of your sun visor is a great place). Running into your garage will, unfortunately, void the box's warranty.

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