This complete multi-purpose base roof rack is for the 2011 to 2015* Volkswagen Jetta Sedan that has the "bare" or "normal" roof, includes models equipped with a sunroof. System includes two load bars, four feet and the complete vehicle specific fit kit. Locks are recommended and available separately in matched sets. Learn about the Thule One Key System
The Thule Fit Kit 1618 is specifically engineered for this Volkswagen Jetta. Protective rubber contoured pads which attach to the base of the Traverse Foot and rest directly on the roof. Custom formed metal brackets coated with protective Pebax® thermoplastic elastomer click into the Traverse Foot and grip to the vehicle's door frame.
The Thule 480 Traverse Foot provides the strongest hold, safest fit and has 50% fewer parts than other racks for the easiest installation. Watch Install Video
Thule Square Bars are strong, polyethylene-coated galivanized steel. Theshape provides wide surface area to support gear carriers and accessories will not slip or rotate on the bars. Learn More
The weight capacity for this Volkswagen Jetta base roof rack is 130 pounds evenly distributed. The load bar length is 49.5 inches plus a 1/4 inch for both end caps (total ~50 inches). Distance from the front load bar to the rear is fixed at 30 inches, center to center. Review the instruction manual below for complete technical details.