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Spec me a large family car

Discussion in 'Motors' started by SoundsGood, 18 Dec 2019.

  1. rodenal

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    The interior :D:D:D:D:D
     
  2. SoundsGood

    Wise Guy

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    Pedant!

    I like this a lot! especially sportline or edition trim
    Rear width is 1451cm according to Skoda website so I'll compare that against some others
    https://leasing.com/independent-brokers/alpha-contracts-leasing-limited/skoda/karoq/417242521/
     
  3. Dup

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    I potentially have this problem but about 1/3 the budget for 2020. Really don't want a "mum" mobile people carrier!
     
  4. SoundsGood

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    Hadn't considered these thanks
    Looks to fit most of my criteria, not as wide in the rear as the Karoq though at 1430cm
    https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201911204558471
     
  5. SoundsGood

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    Wow the Superb is massive in the rear (1519cm)

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  6. Tinders

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  7. Tinders

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    I founf the middle seat in the Superb not that great, certainly 2 child seats and a booster/normal human were more of a struggle in the 2016 model when compared to the XC60, also the transmission tunnel in the superb is odd when compared to the Lolvo.

    If economy is your thing, get the FWD D4 XC60.
     
  8. mid_gen

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    Ha yeah, not a chance in hell that car's only done 28k...
     
  9. SoundsGood

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    That is strange, from the figures I've found the Superb should be 15cm wider in the rear.

    +------------------+------+----------------+------------------------------+
    | Model | Year | Rear hip width | Improvement over current car |
    +------------------+------+----------------+------------------------------+
    | Superb | 2019 | 1519 | 139 |
    | Touareg | 2015 | 1511 | 131 |
    | A6 avant | 2015 | 1491 | 111 |
    | 5 series touring | 2014 | 1485 | 105 |
    | Karoq | 2019 | 1451 | 71 |
    | XC60 | 2016 | 1366 | -14 |
    | s60 | 2019 | 1356 | -24 |
    +------------------+------+----------------+------------------------------+
     
  10. Sindri

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  11. Tinders

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    It may have been down to the belt clip positions meant the seats when in the correct positions impacted upon space. Certainly didn’t seem like the Superb was wider at the time.
     
  12. SoundsGood

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    So I went to see an XC60, Superb estate and an E class wagon. All annoyingly too small in the back.
    I also begrudgingly tried an S-Max which was very good rear space wise.

    I am seriously considering one of these now
     
  13. jigger

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    You might be able to get into a 190 Kodiaq for 17k.
     
  14. Hades

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    Skoda Kodiaq?

    EDIT: Nevermind, it's mentioned above.
     
  15. Vita

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    Skoda superb.
     
  16. fastwunz

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    Passat estate - the new one
     
  17. ahenners

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    The one that was released 5 years ago? :D
     
  18. FISHGUTS

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    2 series gran tourer?
    It's not very exciting, but it's big and is pretty nice inside.
     
  19. fastwunz

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    haha! well yeh although its had a completely new infotainment system, driver aids system, enignes and front bumpers, wheels etc - but admitedly its underpinnings are indeed the same
     
  20. MissChief

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    You can get the S-Max with the 2.0 Ecoboost turbo from the Mondeo & Focus ST.
     
  21. RedMogg

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    I recently looked at alternatives to our 2017 Galaxy, wanting three separate, isofix rear seats and a decent engine (current Galaxy has the 240bhp Ecoboost).

    Looked at the 2019 S-Max, Kodiaq, 5 series Touring, Disco, Volvo V90 & XC90 and Toureg (folks have the V6 TDI and it's lovely, albeit the middle rear seat isn't isofix).

    Ended up just extending the lease on our Galaxy for another two years, which should give our oldest two time to grow out of their Isofix car seats and need something a little less bulky...

    S-Max with Ecoboost would be my recommendation.