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Thule Subterra Review

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4.5 Rating based on 299 reviews
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We have checked 299 reviews of the Thule Subterra. Having checked all the reviews, the weighted average rating is 4.5 out of 5.

The most popular model is the Thule Subterra 23.

Thule Subterra 2323 L (1403 CI)33 oz (0.9 kg)8.7 x 12.2 x 19.7 in (22 x 31 x 50 cm)
Thule Subterra 25-1 L (-1 CI)-1 oz (-1 kg)
Thule Subterra 3090 L (5492 CI)41 oz (1.2 kg)9.1 x 12.6 x 19.7 in (23 x 32 x 50 cm)
Thule Subterra 3434 L (2075 CI)44.2 oz (1.3 kg)9.1 x 12.2 x 20.5 in (23 x 31 x 52 cm)
Thule Subterra 4040 L (2441 CI)64 oz (1.8 kg)8.3 x 13.8 x 21.7 in (21 x 35 x 55 cm)

Reviewers like these things about Thule Subterra

  • Many testers have said that it is a good quality backpack for daily commuting and hiking.
  • Numerous testers also said that the pack is sleek and is lightweight for day long travelling.
  • A few travellers said that the pack sits well on the back with good support for carrying it long hours.
  • Some reviewers said that laptop and glasses protection for the pack is great with extra padding.
  • Some travellers said that the vertical front zipper of the bag is quiet useful for carrying emergency stuff for easy access.
  • Many travellers have also said that with the adjustable straps the pack is much comfortable to carry for day long travel.
  • Some of the buyers have also mentioned that the pack has good packing capacity for long vacations also.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few buyers have complained about the expensive pricing for the pack in contrast to the quality.
  • Some reviewers also complained that the shoulder straps are not very adjustable to suit their needs.
  • A few travellers also complained that the chest straps cannot be removed or tucked away when not in use.


Average rating 4.5 based on 299 reviews reviews
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  • Reflective
  • Sternum strap
  • Water resistant
  • Organizer panel
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Laptop compartment
Actual features depend on model


Check how much you can pack in the different Thule Subterra models:

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Ranks 32 compared with other travel backpacks
Ranks 7 compared with other travel luggage

Last updated on March 19, 2018

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