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  • 6 lengths: S4 = 900mm/35.4 in.; S5 = 950 mm/37.4 in.; S6 = 1,000 mm/39.37 in.; S7 = 1,050 mm/41.34 in.; S8 = 1,100 mm/43.31 in.; S25 = 950mm/37.4 in. and 1,000 mm/39.37 in.
  • Vehicle-specific Whispbar SmartFoot fitting kit (sold separately) is required for installation; refer to Rack Fitting Guide to find your kit
  • Whispbar crossbars are designed with an aerofoil shape (think airplane wing) that allows air to pass over with less resistance, reducing drag and increasing fuel efficiency
  • Aerodynamic bar profile reduces wind noise and drag up to 70% less than other roof racks
  • Includes bars, integrated towers and mounting hardware
  • Whispbar accommodates most universal attachments and t-slot attachments for bike, water, snow and cargo accessories
  • Locks and 2 SKS keys are included
  • Whispbars Flush Bars have a maximum hauling load of 165.35 lbs./75kg
  • Please use the Yakima fit guide to select proper Whispbar lengths for your vehicle


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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing roof rack, looks factory install I did not purchase this from REI, since they do not do install. I do not know how to install these products and my car needed a custom permanent mount. They do make this available with a door mount which did not look too hard, but for me it was cheaper to have a permanent solution.You will get the same price anywhere you shop, about $389 without tax. More expensive then other solutions but worth it for quality.It looks like something that came out of the factory with my car and driving home with it was amazing. No noises! It also works with any attachment!Highly recommended. Would have bought from REI if they offered installation.
Date published: 2011-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great on Jeep Grand Cherokee These work great. This is by far the best system for the WK2 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the flush rails. With the stock flush rails these will get you 33" span while the Jeep brand only gets you a 28" span. Spend the extra money and get these. They're truly quiet too. I can't hear anything. Maybe some audiophile hipster that listens to higher quality loss-less music files could hear wind through them, but normal people won't hear anything
Date published: 2014-09-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works great! Looks great! I recently bought a 2006 BMW 330i and needed a rack for skis and my bike. Having used the Yakima system for many years, I already had the crossbars, towers and various equipment racks. I thought that all I needed was some Q clips and I would be ready to go. But nooooo such luck! Yakima did not make a compatible Q clip for my car model. The only option was the Whisperbar setup at $400+. Since Yakima had cunningly hooked me into buying various expensive racks over the years, I reluctantly bought the kit - all the while cursing Yakima for making me spend extra money. Well - Installation was a breeze (using the factory mount points. The bar adjustment is much simpler then the Q Tower system. And,I have to admit, it looks GREAT on my car. MUCH nicer then the old round bars and towers. Low profile, brushed aluminum and much quieter (although there still is some wind noise at freeway speeds. Seems to be very sturdy. It is pretty easy to take on and off (5 min). However, I am leaving on my car because it looks so good. Sadly, I also had to buy different Mighty Mount clips that only fit the Whisperbar, for mounting my gear racks. However all my old gear racks fit solid. All in all, even though the pocketbook is thinner, it was well worth the money and I would recommend it. I took off one star because of the irritating upgrade cost.
Date published: 2013-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They work and fit well. Bought racks and rocketbox 12 for my Prius, drove From Michigan to NE OH. They were quiet and only lost 1.5 Mpg. That was 5 weeks ago and haven't taken the bars off yet. Hope to carry kayaks with them soon.
Date published: 2013-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet and streamlined Used for transporting bikes. Locks down tightly to the built in receptacles. Very easy to use once installed; easy to put bikes on and off. Very little impact on gas mileage
Date published: 2013-06-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Nice and Quiet This is a fantastic product. It is incredibly quiet, looks great, and is very sturdy. I have no issue leaving this product permanently mounted to my 4Runner. I didn't want to spend the extra money because the base model round bars are approximately half the price, if I recall correctly, but I was concerned the round bars would be noisy and an eyesore when the box I purchased was not mounted. I also do not like that the round bars extend beyond the towers. I decided to spend the extra money and I am happy that I did. These bars are easy to install (sort of), but I have never encountered such awful installation instructions in my entire life. I am a fairly handy person and my dad is super handy, but we both misinterpreted the instructions with regard to the foot that comes with the bars. The bars come ready to install on some kind of vehicle, I am not sure which. If you have to also order a fit kit, chances are you will need to remove the foot that comes with the Whispbar. Once you do that the instructions should get you the rest of the way. I had to call Yakima for help. Eventually they were able to explain to me that the foot the Whispbar comes with needs to be removed and replaced with my specific fit kit. It seems obvious in retrospect that you cannot have two different types of feet, but when we were looking at this equipment for the first time and the instructions were generic and unclear it wasn't so obvious in the moment. It never occurred to us that Yakima would issue the bars with a foot system if we must buy the fit kit separately. It took us over an hour to sort this out and get the bars installed. However, I could do it by myself right now in five minutes. This product would be easier to install with a bit more detailed instructions or possibly by not including a foot system with the Whispbar in the first place. After some initial frustration I am a satisfied customer. To Yakima's credit their customer service was helpful and patient. The only reason I do not give this product five stars is because of the installation instructions. If I were to separate the product from its instructions it is easily a five star product.
Date published: 2012-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than the factory rack It has a very low profile. This rack actually sits quite a bit lower than the Subaru factory racks, and was incredibly quick and easy to install on my Impreza with the fixed mounting points. It also works great with my Yakima Frontloader bike racks, no additional compatibility attachments needed. No noise at all, I'm not sure I can find much wrong with the rack.
Date published: 2012-04-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Returned These roof bar has good design on the bars themselves. However, the connectors between the bar and the feet are all plastic. I am afraid they are not strong as metal. Didn't install.
Date published: 2013-06-06
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I have a 2017 VW Golf R 5dr hatchback...will Yakima Whisbar system work on this car? If so, what size Whisbars and which mounting kit?

Asked by: MC75
This roof bar system is not compatible with your vehicle. We recommend using Yakima's online fit guide to determine the proper fit for your vehicle.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-11-14

What kit fits my 2013 Mazda 3 Whispbar by Yakima Flush Roof Bar-pair

Asked by: neil glass
The S25 Flush Roof bar will fit your 2013 Mazda 3. You would also need to purchase the Whispbar SmartFoot Fitting Kit as well. Please select model #K450 from the dropdown box as this will specifically fit your vehicle.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20

I have a 2013 Infinity JX35 SUV (now the QX60) with factory rails but no cross bars.  These look like a good possibility for my vehicle but they were not matching up in the vehicle look up?  Will these fit my vehicle?  

Asked by: Blue Zebra
These Whispbar crossbars are not compatible with your vehicle. Yakima does not offer a fit option for your vehicle using the raised rails but does offer a traditional rooftop build that circumvents the raised rails. To look up compatible components, click the following link:
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-11-26

I'm trying to determine which of the whisperbar products I need for my vehicle.  I have a 2010 Mazda 3 (hatchback, which I think qualifies as a 5 door). I have the fixed point type of roof when I look at the Whispbar site. Does REI offer installation?

Asked by: Laine Outdoors
The Whispbar by Yakima Flush Roof Bar will be a good choice for your 2010 Mazda 3 5-door. You will need to select model number S25 when choosing the proper size. You will also need to purchase the Whispbar by Yakima SmartFoot Fitting Kit and choose kit number K451. Your local REI store may offer rack installation. We suggest calling your local store to confirm:
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2015-09-20

Just bought a 2016 Nissan Rogue. Will this Whispbar fit, if so, which  model?

Asked by: Mayaro
The Flush Roof Bar will not fit your Nissan Roque. We recommend referencing the Yakima Fit Guide for components for your specific vehicle:
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-06-22

Is there a Whispbar system for Toyota Prius v without sunroof? 

Asked by: BethUrech
The S6 Whispbar Flush Roof Bar is compatible with a 2012 to 2016 Toyota Prius V. You would also need to order the K848 SmartFoot Fitting Kit directly from Yakima.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-03-29

Would the Whispbar by Yakima Flush Roof Bar be a good choice for my 2011 Lexus CT 200h?

Asked by: Surfer bob
The S5 Flush Roof Bar is both compatible and a great choice for your 2011 Lexus CT. You also need to purchase the K586 Whispbar SmartFoot Fitting Kit.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-01-09

I have a 2012, 4 door Honda Civic. Will these work and if so, what size should I order? Thanks

Asked by: actionslacks
The Whispbar System by Yakima is not compatible with a 2012 4-door Honda Civic. The round bar system is the only system from Yakima that will be compatible with your vehicle. The following components are required to put a basic rack on your car: You would also need to order the 99Q and 131Q clips from the links below. These are specific to your vehicle.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-08-25
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