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Need a car with loads of boot space

Discussion in 'Motors' started by Rannoch, 13 Feb 2020.

  1. Rannoch

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    Location: Rannoch

    I need a second car for trips to my man cave in the highlands. A 7 seater would be fine as long as I can get as much space as possible when all the seats are down. I would need around 7 feet or enough to lie down in the back. A van is out as I have a 9-year-old daughter who can’t sit in the front.

    Any suggestions? Have around 6k to spend.
     
  2. SoliD

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    Mondeo estate?
     
  3. bazzabear

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    The traditional answer here has got to be Volvo, right?
     
  4. bazzabear

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    When you say your 9 year old can't sit in the front, do you mean legally speaking or logistically speaking?
     
  5. Le Clandestin Brun

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    Twin cab warrior?
     
  6. Chris1712

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    Passat estates and obviously volvos are pretty cavernous.
     
  7. sideways14a

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    Skoda superb estate.
     
  8. ShiWarrior

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    got to be the mondeo estate, mondeo is the biggest saloon / estate at that age i think
     
  9. Dolph

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    Skoda superb is huge.
     
  10. hyperseven

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    A Hearse.
     
  11. Semple

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    :D this! Afterall it is made for laying down.
     
  12. wez130

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  13. Hedge

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    Is a Jap wagon out of the question? Honda Stepwagon :D
     
  14. coupe69

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    The Skoda Superb is quite a bit bigger both in the older and especially the newer models.

    Latest models

    Ford Mondeo Estate 500 litres seats up, 1605 litres seats down.
    Skoda Superb Estate 660 litres seats up, 1950 litres seats down.

    2012 models

    Ford Mondeo Estate 542 litres seats up, 1733 seats down.
    Skoda Superb Estate 633 litres seats up, 1865 seats down.
     
  15. ShiWarrior

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    i stand corrected :D
     
  16. mr tommo

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    Nissan Pathfinder?
     
  17. Cookeh

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    Volvo V70.
     
  18. Mcnumpty2323

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    Yeah
    But not for waking up :D:D
     
  19. Nasher

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    Well... we assume not.
     
  20. jpaul

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    there is the issue of 'usable' space.
    .. can't see superb, but mondeo estate https://www.ridc.org.uk/features-re...ndeo-turnier-20-tdci-titanium-5dr-estate-2016

    manufacturers should adopt, the din standard, is it ?, which gives some idea of suitcases you can get in.


    this man cave has bootleg spirits ?