Driving with a Roof Box

When driving with a roof box it should be noted that the car will handle differently as a result of the increased height and weight:

useful info for roof boxes

Your car will be more sensitive to crosswinds.

A loaded box causes a shift in the centre of gravity which leads to changes in behaviour round corners and under braking

The height of the vehicle can be increased by up to 60cm. Care should be taken when putting the care into the garage and when driving under low bridges.

Check that the roof box and the load carriers are correctly fastened to the car - on long journeys check again when you stop for a rest or for petrol.

Driving with an empty roof box increases your petrol consumption unnecessarily. Remove the box when it is not needed.