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American Tourister iLite Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 2,717 reviews

We have checked thousands of reviews and found 15 reasons to buy the iLite - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

84% of the reviewers give the American Tourister iLite a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (68%)
Good (16%)
Average (5%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (6%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the American Tourister iLite:

Reviewers like these things about the American Tourister iLite

  • Easy to carry and pull along, durable fabric, well organized and numerous storage pockets are cited as the main reasons for choosing this bag.
  • Others particularly liked the plastic lined storage pouch for cosmetics or a wet bathing suit.
  • Many liked how the numerous storage pockets allow them to keep things organized and easily accessible.
  • Others are so happy to find the interior space surprisingly huge.
  • Some users appreciate how the two zippers at the top makes it easy to reach into without opening up the whole case.
  • Many reviewers like the adjustable handle that extends to an adequate height for walking and pulling.
  • A lot of owners thought its bright color makes it really easy to spot.
  • Many reviewers love the presence of compartment for damp or wet clothes.
  • Some owners find the fabric very durable while keeping the suitcase light and easily maneuverable.
  • Many users agree that the American Tourister iLite made their traveling much more comfortable.
  • A lot of reviewers who've used the bag for a while noted how the wheels roll smoothly and the zippers appear to be good quality.
  • Many reviewers who chose the bag said that it's sturdy, strong, functional, easy to carry and holds tons of stuff.
  • A lot of users find it the perfect bag for cruise, domestic and international trips.
  • Others love the presence of elastic straps that secure their items from shifting around.
  • A lot of users agree that this luggage exceeded their expectations and is worth every penny.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users find the handle a little wobbly.
  • Others thought the zippers and wheels are stiff.


Crowdsourced specs across all American Tourister iLite models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight7.2-10.4 oz (3.3-4.7 kg)
Length iconLength21-29 in (53-74 cm)
Width14-20 in (36-51 cm)
Height8-11 in (20-28 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

American Tourister iLite 29

33% choose the American Tourister iLite 29

33 %

Weight iconWeight10.4 oz (4.7 kg)
Length iconLength29 in (74 cm)
Width20 in (51 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)

American Tourister iLite 25

33% choose the American Tourister iLite 25

33 %

Weight iconWeight9.2 oz (4.2 kg)
Length iconLength25 in (64 cm)
Width18 in (46 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)

American Tourister iLite 21

33% choose the American Tourister iLite 21

33 %

Weight iconWeight7.2 oz (3.3 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)

American Tourister iLite 29 vs iLite 25

The two most popular American Tourister iLite models are the iLite 29 and the iLite 25, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

The same amount of people are interested in both models. 33% of the people interested in the American Tourister iLite choose the iLite 29 and 33 choose the iLite 25.

Looking at the prices, the iLite 29 is typically around $40 more expensive than the iLite 25, but check the deals before you buy.

iLite 29iLite 25

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the iLite 29 is 1.2 kg (42.3 oz) higher than the weight of the iLite 25.

iLite 29iLite 25

If we look at dimensions, both the iLite 29 and the iLite 25 has the same length (29 in). Both bags are the same width (20 in), while the height is the same (both 11 in).


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The American Tourister iLite ranks #9 compared with the other American Tourister bags.

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vs All Bags

The American Tourister iLite ranks #2113 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the American Tourister iLite vs the Samsonite Lift.

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American Tourister iLite vs Samsonite Lift

American Tourister iLite
American Tourister iLite

Based on 2,717 reviews
Weight: 7.2-10.4 oz
Price: $$

Samsonite Lift
Samsonite Lift


Based on 289 reviews

Weight: 8.8-10 oz

  • The iLite is rated a little bit better than the Lift.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 3,006 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest iLite is 4% heavier than the biggest Lift (10.4 oz vs 10 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the iLite is available in these colors:

Bag ID 36929. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 04, 2019