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Briggs & Riley Sympatico Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Mar 2019)

based on 321 reviews

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Reviews Summary

81% of the Briggs & Riley Sympatico reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (63%)
Good (18%)
Average (10%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (3%)

Here's what the reviewers think about the Briggs & Riley Sympatico:

Reviewers like these things about the Briggs & Riley Sympatico

  • Many users thought it rolls fantastic and the carry on strap works like magic.
  • Other reviewers said it has plenty of space and easy to organize.
  • One user thought it feels robust in terms of outside structure.
  • Some owners describe it as a high quality hardside case that fits most airline checked limits with a bulletproof warranty.
  • Others find it an xcellent checked luggage for frequent international trip travelers.
  • Many users love the case's matte finish that is fairly resistant to scratches.
  • Other reviewers love its high quality interior that comes with useful pockets and dividers.
  • Some users refer to it as aesthetically pleasing, and very spacious.
  • Many users love how they roll very easily and pack nicely.
  • Other reviewers find its compression feature amazing.
  • A lot of users find the spinner wheels solid and strong, and handled cobble stone streets and airport and train station escalators perfectly.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users are disappointed with the lack of exterior pockets.
  • Others thought it would have been great if it's expandable.


Crowdsourced specs across all Briggs & Riley Sympatico models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity53 l (3234 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.1-12.7 oz (0.5-5.8 kg)
Length iconLength7-12 in (18-30 cm)
Width10-22 in (25-56 cm)
Height14-30 in (36-76 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Briggs & Riley Sympatico features:
  • Laptop compartment
  • Sternum strap

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

CX53 l4.2 oz0.08 oz/L


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The Briggs & Riley Sympatico ranks #5 compared with the other Briggs & Riley bags.

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The Briggs & Riley Sympatico ranks #1905 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on March 27, 2019