Mazda OEM roof rail question

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2021 CX-5T AWD CE
Hi, I have a new 2021 (without roof rails) that I’m wondering if I can fit Mazda OEM rails to and then use my clamp-on Thule cross bars. I like the fit and design of the Mazda rails, but they appear to be pretty low-profile and may not offer enough of a profile to clamp to. I don’t particularly care for the Mazda cross bars and they wouldn’t play with my canoe and bike racks anyway.

if you’ve got the Mazda rails, could you snap a pict? Thanks,

- Mark
 
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see if this helps. zoom in for better view.
 
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2019 CX-5 GTR
and to further help you have options.


fitment issue

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2021 CX-5T AWD CE
Thanks for the pict and links. Yes, I think I need to go to a dealer and find a car on the lot with the rails and see if my clamp-on Thule cross bars can be mounted securely to the factory rails. I'm not optimistic as the clamps on my crossbar are very old school and designed for rails that are raised above the roof with a gap below. These aren't the exact ones I have, but they're similar:


These rails look like they'd work, but I'm leery about the company:


- Mark
 
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