The Sonic Alpine is the best box we've seen for when aerodynamics matters most. Very easy to use, smartly designed, and The Sonic Alpine’s 11-inch height precludes it from heavy use outside of toting skis and boards.
Yakima paid attention to maximizing interior room with the Skybox Pro and a simple attachment mechanism that saves time and inside space. This model is about hauling cargo first, aerodynamics and total vehicle height second.
If you’re part of a ski/snowboard-mad family and have a van, wagon or SUV with a long roofline, the fairly-priced Rola is worth a look. Its simple installation, insanely great price, and attention to design details make it a stand out.
The latest, premium edition Ford Explorer 4WD grew into a large, gadget-packed SUV with three rows of seats and a smooth car-like ride powered by a 290-hp, 3.5-liter V6 engine mated to a sophisticated 4WD drivetrain that tackles nearly any condition.
The Audi A3 TDI 5-door hatchback bolts a fuel-sipping turbo-charged clean diesel engine with an EPA mileage spread of 30 mpg city/42 highway to a sports car’s suspension and transmission to create a new breed of car, the performance diesel.