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Buyin a freelander.

Discussion in 'Land Rover Freelander' started by nobber, Nov 6, 2016.

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  1. nobber

    nobber Well-Known Member

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    But before I do, how much shopping can you fit in the back of one?
     
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    GrumpyGel Well-Known Member

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    About 1/2 as much as you can fit in 2.
     
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    htr Well-Known Member

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    Isn't that Conway's conundrum? The quantity of items to be stored [or carried] is inversely proportional to the actual space available for its retention / conveyance.
     
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    GrumpyGel Well-Known Member

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    Oh this is, like, really heavy, man. I'm going to have to meditate really hard.
     
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    GrumpyGel Well-Known Member

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    Enough.

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    GrumpyGel Well-Known Member

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    More with the seats up.

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    GrumpyGel Well-Known Member

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    If you're shopping for really big things, there is an optional tow bar attachment.

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    The Freelander is fine for the weekly shop, unless you have a football team of course.
    For my uses it's fine and there's always the option of a roof box and trailer when more space is needed.
    By comparison, the wife's Ford Kuga has a larger boot in terms of volume. However the Freelander will fit the roof bars across the boot width, the Kuga doesn't.
    The Freelander is not at all bad if you add in the glove box and door pockets too.

    By comparison to my previous D3, the Freelander's boot is tiny however.
     
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    When I had my Freelander that fish could have gone in the live well which was under the boot floor, always full of water :)
     
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    I've had 5 Freelander's over the years. Non have suffered from the fish tank in the boot syndrome.
     
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  11. Hippo

    Hippo Lord Hippo

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    It depends where yer shop. Who's bags we talking?

    Sainsbury's I would say 10. Asda are smaller so probably 14. Waitrose 16 as they're even smaller. Top shop would be 6 as their bags are massive, or so Marmaduck told me. Toys R Us would be 4 as their bags are oversize. This is all with the load cover covering the boot space. If you roll that back yer gets 80% more space but can't see out the rear window if yer fills said space. If doing so don't let the bags rub the rear window or you'll damage the rear window heating element.

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    Maybe its babies ;)
     
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    How come you think I would know how many top shop bags you can get in a hippo, I can ask my wife for her opinion if you want? I thought Evans or marisota would be more up your street ten bellies :D
     
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    Dunno. But you can get 5 labradors and 2 spaniels in with room to spare.
     
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    Must be the new breeds of toy labradors and spaniels!
     
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    Hippo Lord Hippo

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    Oh shorry. I thought it said hand bags. That's why I thought of you. :p
     
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    Hand bags, don't you mean man bags? Which one of right said Fred are you by the way?

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    Admittedly there's one missing, oh ye of little faith :)))
     
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    Hippo Lord Hippo

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    I always had yer down as one of them there metrosexual tratterers. If yer dun't want to help nobber with his shopping bag request that's ok with us. ;)
     
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