Is it possible to fit an aftermarket roof box to my MINI Cooper?

When I purchased my MINI Cooper new in June 2014 I asked if it was possible to fit roof bars to the vehicle. I was informed that it was possible, but cutting sections from the plastic guttering would be necessary. It's now necessary that I fit a roof box, but the principle dealer says the information I was given applies to the older MINI Cooper. He informs me that it isn't possible to fit a roof box to my model. Are you aware of a suitable aftermarket roof box that would fit my car?

Asked on 18 September 2017 by gerry.m

Answered by John Slavin
You should be able to mount Thule roof bars and boxes to your car. Thule's website says it provides suitable mounts, which in theory will fit into the door shut, rather than into the guttering, like those tested here:
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