Upgraded/Ships with WingBar Evo (AeroBlade Shown - Discontinued)
This complete multipurpose base roof rack is for the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013* Audi A3 Sportback 5 Door that has factory installed Flush Side Rails. This fit includes models equipped with a glass roof. System includes two load bars, four feet and the complete vehicle specific fit kit. Locks are recommended and available separately in match sets. Learn about the Thule One Key System [+]
The Thule KIT4014 Podium Fit Kit is the precisely engineered interface that connects the Rapid Podium Foot to the vehicle's flush side rails. There's no drilling, scratching, or damaging the vehicle in any way.
The Thule 460R Rapid Podium Foot provides the strongest hold, safest fit and has fewer parts than other racks for the easiest installation. Watch Install Video
The Thule AeroBlade Load Bars are strong, quiet and aerodynamic providing maximum capacity, no whistling or howling and low wind drag. The aluminum BoxBeam construction has a dedicated slot for foot attachment and a separate t-slot track for mounting certain carriers. Learn More
The weight capacity for this Audi A3 Sportback base roof rack is 165 pounds evenly distributed. The load bar length is 47 inches plus 1-3/4 inches for both end caps (total 48-3/4 inches). Distance from the front load bar to the rear is variable along the length of the rails, 27 to 32 inches will accomodate the most carriers. Review the instruction manual below for complete technical details.
*Later models may also be included, check the Thule Vehicle Fit Guide below.