Thule 480 Traverse - Thule Car Rack System

Thule 480 Traverse
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Rating of 4.9/5 on 12 reviews
Product Code: 100480
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Open Box Price: $158.95 Currently In Stock: 2
Product is complete, in near-mint condition, and comes with a full warranty. Packaging may show signs of wear.

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The Thule 480 Traverse Foot Pack is the best fitting foot for vehicles without a factory rack or rain gutters. Thule 480 Traverse replaces the Thule 400XT Aero foot, offering simplified installation and a stronger fit.


  • Patented MaxClamp Technology provides the most secure fit possible for your vehicle
  • Integrated AcuTight Tensioning Tool automatically indicates when the rack is correctly installed
  • 50% fewer parts plus the OneTouch Bar Lock ensures a simple, fast installation, usually in half the time of the competition
  • Sold as a set of 4 feet
  • Requires Thule Traverse Fit Kit and Thule square load bars to complete, both sold separately
  • Certain vehicles with shorter roof lines require the Thule Traverse 487 short roof adapter, sold separately, check fit guide for more details
  • Includes 4 Thule end caps
  • Complete security with 4 Thule lock cylinders, sold separately


Weight: 6.55lbs

Length (carton): 15.3"

Width (carton): 7.6"

Height (carton): 3.7"

UPC: 091021410275

Manufacturer: Thule

Manufacturer Part Number: 480

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just what I needed

1999 Volvo V70


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2011 Ford F 150 Pickup 4dr Sup


far easier to install than previous thule rack I had

2016 Toyota Prius

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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: 1-877-432-8301

A base roof rack for a bare roof typically consists of towers, bars, clips, and locks. To find the exact parts for your car, use our base rack fit guide.

With so many different cars out there, we need to carry a wide range of roof rack components. To see what has been made specifically to fit your vehicle, enter your vehicle information in our base rack fit guide.

All required tools and instructions for the Thule 480 Traverse are provided. No particular expertise required, just be sure to follow the instructions closely. While installation times vary depending on your vehicle and racks purchased, installations typically take from 15-60 minutes.

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