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Poler Retro Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 80 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Retro - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

64% of the reviewers give the Poler Retro a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (45%)
Good (19%)
Average (12%)
Poor (12%)
Bad (10%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Poler Retro:

Reviewers like these things about the Poler Retro

  • Many users agree that it's a really good backpack for the price.
  • As student used it for class and camping trips and said she loved it so far.
  • Others are happy that it came on time and looks exactly like in the photos.
  • One user exclapimed this Poler bag is top notch.
  • A reviewer was so happy that he found what he was looking for in this bag: a retro backpack that has the look and feel of an old 70's one but is functional and light.
  • Many users liked how light and roomy this pack is.
  • One of the favorite features of the bag are the side pouches which they can pull off too and function as toiletry bags during travels.
  • One reviewers who've used the bag for a while said it's been his go-to bag for short-term travel, as well as camping/hiking trips.
  • Others praise it for its high-quality zippers and fairly spacious top pouch.
  • One owner recommends this bag to anyone looking for a multipurpose bag for activities like camping, short travels and hiking.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user said he was a little disappointed that one of the straps doesn't stay clamped.
  • One reviewer said it was more of a plastic type material than a canvas and with no additional accessory pockets inside.


Crowdsourced specs across all Poler Retro models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity28 l (1709 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.3-1.95 oz (0.6-0.9 kg)
Length iconLength16-20 in (41-51 cm)
Width4-16 in (10-41 cm)
Height2-27 in (5-69 cm)

Popular Models

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Weight iconWeight1.3 oz (0.6 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height2 in (5 cm)

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.

2828 l1.95 oz0.07 oz/L


vs Poler Bags

The Poler Retro ranks #3 compared with the other Poler bags.

1Poler Classic
Poler Classic
2Poler Rambler
Poler Rambler
3Poler Retro
Poler Retro

vs All Bags

The Poler Retro ranks #2923 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Bag ID 33248. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019