Leer Truck Caps verse A.R.E Truck Caps is never the question. We are going to give you 9 reasons to choose Leer over A.R.E. and 5 reasons to chose Leonard to install your truck cap. We are also going to show you a side by side of a comparison of Leer caps verse A.R.E caps.

9 Reasons To Choose Leer

  1. Nationwide company and Leonard is the 1 Leer dealer in the United States

  2. Trimless Designs

  3. Skirted Models

  4. Exclusive Leer Only Options

  5. Multiple Styles

  6. Fiberglass Base Rails

  7. Advance hardware

  8. Inside Release

  9. J-Clamp Installation

  1. National Distribution

    1. Leer has 3 manufacturing facility in the United States. leer is regionally focused which provides the quickest shipping time in the industry. 
  2. Trimless Designs

    1. The trimless design shows how precis Leer has worked with major truck manufactures get that seamless blend with your truck bed. Due to this great teamwork, this enables Leer and its dealer to avoid using coverup techniques such as vinyl trim that many manufacturers use to hide unfinished edges. 
  3. Skirted Models

    1. leer offers a lot of options for almost every year, make and model. The skirted models provide a close-fitting design that covers your plastic rail caps.
  4. Exclusive Leer Only Options

    1. Adventure Sports, Browing, and Fisherman Package
    2. 3-outlet 12v Powerblock
    3. Ceiling mounted lockable storage bin
    4. Ceiling mounted nylon cargo net
    5. Factory-installed Thule Aerobar, Tracker ll and Professional Roof Rack Systems
    6. Keyless remote 
    7. Removable front window and front sliding window
  5. Groundbreaking Styles

    1. You can see through Leer product line that their engineers and designer are alwasy looking for ways to improve your truck.
  6. Fiberglass Base Rails

    1. The fiberlgass rails allow more design flexiblity, including the close fitting design. Leer laminates the base rails Leer is able to add strength unlike the aluminum rails attached by screw or rivets
  7. Advance Hardware

    1. The LEER Twist Handle
    2. Automotive-style rotary latches
    3. Hidden hinges
    4. Auto-On Dome Light Switch
    5. Touch-free illumination to cap and tonneau interiors
    6. Top-quality Keyless Remote mechanisms that offer trouble-free convenience
  8. Inside Release

    1. An important safety measure that most manufacturers leave out
  9. J-Clamp Installation

    1. The J-Clamp allow for a secure attachment with minimum intrusion to your truck bed. The interior looks better, holds more, and it is safer. 

 

 

Leer Versus A.R.E. (Model Comparision)

Features in BOLD are unique to each manufacture

 

 

  

     100 R 

  • Recessed Framed Door wDouble T-Handle Locks   
  • Interior Dome Light
  • Recessed 50/50 Sliding Windows w/Screens
  • Fixed Front Window
  • Dark Tint Glass
  • Limited Lifetime Color & Structure Warranty
  • Insulated Roof
  • Recessed LED Third Brake Light
  • Fiberglass Base Rails
  • Installation Bulb Seal
  • Custom Fit Design

    V Series

  • Front Picture Window
  • Half Slider Screened Side Window
  • Single T-Lock Heavy-Duty Rear Door
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Non-recessed rear door   

 

​​​​​​100XR

  • Frameless Curved Glass Rear Door
  • 50/50 Side Sliding Windows with Screens
  • Installation Bulb Seal
  • Limited Lifetime Color & Structure Warranty
  • Custom Fit Design
  • Fixed Front Window
  • Insulated Roof
  • Dark Tint Glass
  • Interior Dome Light
  • Recessed LED Third Brake Light
  • Skirted Sides
  • J-Clamp Installation Pockets
  • Fiberglass Base Rails for structural integrity
  • Rotary Latch System
  • LEER Flip-Lock Handle w/Hinged Weather Cover

CX Series

  • Front Picture Window
  • F2 Mitered Half Slider Screened Side Window
  • Single T-Lock Heavy-Duty Rear Door
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Recessed rear door 
  • Standard Framed Half Sliding Side Windows With Bug Screens
  • Skirted Sides ( Wrap-Around)
  • Standard Window Tint

 

100XL

  • Limited Lifetime Color & Structure Warranty
  • Custom Fit Design
  • Fixed Front Window
  • Insulated Roof
  • Dark Tint Glass
  • Interior Dome Light
  • Recessed LED Third Brake Light
  • Frameless Curved Glass Rear Door
  • Installation Bulb Seal
  • Side Windows with Twist-Out Vents and Screens
  • Skirted Sides
  • J-Clamp Installation Pockets
  • Fiberglass Base Rails for structural integrity
  • Rotary Latch System
  • LEER Twist Handle Lock w/Hinged Weather Cover

 

Z Series

  • Front Picture Window
  • SV Screen-Vent Side Window
  • All Glass Rear Door With Single Twist Lock and Slam Latches
  • Fabric Headliner
  • Twist Out Screen Vent Side Window
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Standard Window Tint

100XQ

  • Limited Lifetime Color & Structure Warranty
  • Axalta Automotive Paint
  • Custom Fit Design
  • Fixed Front Window
  • Insulated Roof
  • Interior Headliner (Choice of color)
  • Dark Tint Glass
  • Interior Dome Light
  • Recessed LED Third Brake Light
  • Frameless Hidden-Hinge Curved Glass Rear Door
  • Installation Bulb Seal
  • One-Piece Tip-Out Side Windows with Removable Screens
  • Skirted Sides
  • J-Clamp Installation Pockets
  • Fiberglass Base Rails for structural integrity
  • Rotary Latch System
  • LEER Twist Handle Lock w/Hinged Weather Cover

 

CX Revo

  • Frameless tailgate formed rear door with OneMotion™ handle
  • Frameless all glass side windows
  • 12V LED dome light with ActiveTilt™
  • Dark gray headline

100XQ Sport

  • Fixed Front Window
  • Keyless Remote 
  • Frameless Hidden Hinge
  • Curved Rear Door to Accommodate Built-in Spoiler
  • Dark Tint Glass
  • LEER® Twist Handle Lock with Flip-up Weather Cover
  • Automotive Style Rotary Latches
  • One-piece Tip-out Side Windows with Screens
  • Interior Headliner (Black or charcoal grey)
  • Interior LED Dome Light
  • Custom Fit Design
  • Automotive Paint
  • Insulated Roof
  • Recessed LED Third Brake Light
  • Fiberglass Base Rails
  • Skirted Rails (Varies by model)
  • Installation Bulb Seal
  • J-Bolt Installation Clamps
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty (Refer to Owner’s Manual)
NO EQUIVALENT MODEL

 

180 Series

Features:

  • Available in 180R, 180XR, 180XL models
  • Standard Framed half sliding windown with bug screens
  • Standard interior dome light (LED)
  • Limited Lifteime Warranty
  • Standard window tint
  • On the XR/XL models
  • Frameless rear glass with single twist handle lock and slam latches
  • Keyless entry is a option

MX Series (Standard Features)

  • Front Picture Window
  • Front Vista Glass ( not a skylight)
  • F2 Mitered Half Slider Screened Side Window
  • Single T-Lock Heavy-Duty Rear Door

122 Series

  • Limited Lifetime Color & Structure Warranty
  • Axalta Automotive Paint
  • Custom Fit Design
  • Fixed Front Window
  • Insulated Roof
  • High-Rise Height for added clearance and cargo capacity
  • Dark Tint Glass
  • Interior Dome Light
  • Third Brake Light
  • Full-Height Framed Flat Glass Door with Double T-Handle Locks
  • Installation Bulb Seal
  • 50/50 Side Sliding Windows with Screens
  • Side Bay Windows
  • Skirted Sides
  • J-Clamp Installation Pockets
  • Fiberglass Base Rails for structural integrity

TW Series (Standard Feature)

  • Front Picture Window
  • Half Slider Screened Side Window
  • Single T-Lock Heavy Duty Rear Door

550 Series

  • Easy No-Drill Installation
  • Rear-Mounted LEER Flip-Lock Handle
  • Automotive-Style Rotary Latches
  • Flex-Seal Front Rail Bed Protection
  • LEER 4-Bar Articulating Hinge System
  • LEER Adjustable SuperLift Assist
  • Custom Fit Low-Profile Design
  • Inside Release
  • Trimless, Finished Edges
  • LEER Logo Pull Down Strap
  • Axalta Automotive Paint
  • Standard Installation Clamps
  • Limited Lifetime Color & Structure Warranty

700 Series

  • Easy No-Drill Installation
  • LEER 4-Bar Articulating Hinge System
  • Flex-Seal front Rail Bed Protection
  • Limited Lifetime Color & Structure Warranty
  • Automotive Style Rotary Latches
  • LEER Twist Handle
  • Hidden Lock Linkage
  • LEER SuperLift System
  • Custom Fit Design
  • Trimless Finished Edges
  • Inside Release
  • Interior Headliner (choice of color)
  • LEER Logo Pull-Down Strap
  • Axalta Automotive Paint
  • Installation Clamps

LSX Model

LSll 

  • Depending on truck model:
    • LSll has a single styling line in middle
    • LSX has double styling lines
  • Carpet headliner
  • Limited Lifetime warranty
  • Keyless entry is standard on LSX Ultra Model