The Thule AeroBlade Edge multi-purpose base roof rack is a perfect fit for the 2015, 2016, 2017, and likely beyond, GMC Yukon XL with flush side rails, identified by raised, but connected, rails running front to rear on the outer edges of the roof line. This fit includes models equipped with the sunroof.
The Thule Fit Kit 4041 is specifically engineered for the GMC Yukon XL there's no drilling, scratching, or damaging your car in any way. The kit is engineered to make strong attachment and a smooth transition from the vehicle's roof line to the integrated Edge Foot. The kit contains metal brackets, panels, fasteners and rubber gaskets as illustrated and detailed in the product manual.
Thule AeroBlade Edge Load Bars are strong, quiet and aerodynamic, no whistling or howling and low wind drag. The strong aluminum BoxBeam construction has a dedicated slot for foot attachment and a separate t-slot track for mounting certain carriers.
The low-profile integrated feet are pre-assembled to the AeroBlade load bars and each foot adjusts up to 50mm for a precise fit to the fixed points. Locks are recommended and available separately in match sets.
The weight capacity for this vehicle base roof rack is 165 pounds evenly distributed. The load bars are manufactured in multiple lengths, this vehicle's front position uses 7604 - extra large and the 7604 - extra large for the rear. Both bars offer 41.25 inches between the feet to accommodate carriers. The distance from the front load bar to the rear is fixed at the factory connection points on the inner edge of the flush side rail with the spacing of 27.5 inches, center to center.