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Large labrador or similar sized hounds - what car do you have?

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Mossop17 Tue 17-Jan-17 21:50:26

hi all, i have a larger than average labrador and want a new car, must fit pooch in the boot and kids in the back, cant be anything brand new so a model thats a few yrs old due to me wanting it but not wanting to pay for it! recommendations please!

SweepTheHalls Tue 17-Jan-17 21:51:15

Ford Galaxy!

lampygirl Tue 17-Jan-17 22:12:31

5 series estate. Fits a lab and a Bernese together.

Eolian Tue 17-Jan-17 22:26:00

Honda CRV. I have a big dog (and sometimes a friend's dog in there too) and kids. Even manage to fit all four of us and the dog and full camping gear including massive tent when we add a roof box.

QuodPeriitPeriit Tue 17-Jan-17 22:28:43

Land Rover Discovery (also have husband and four preteens/teens to transport)

Balonder Tue 17-Jan-17 22:29:26

Hyundai i30 estate. Boot sectioned. Labrador fits in comfortably and spare boosters in the other section

Mungobungo Tue 17-Jan-17 22:31:14

Old style Renault megane (the one with the arse) fits two labs in the boot comfortably without the parcel shelf.

ProseccoPoppy Tue 17-Jan-17 22:33:11

Land Rover freelander. Next car will be a land rover discovery though as we could use the extra space (expanding family).

tabulahrasa Tue 17-Jan-17 22:36:46

C-max, good size dog boot (I have a rottie) fairly nice to drive, cheap to run...and fits in a normal parking space.

mayhew Tue 17-Jan-17 22:38:04

I have v large Labrador (40kg). She fits nicely in the spacious rear of a C3 Picasso. It's a small car with large flat bootspace

Hoppinggreen Wed 18-Jan-17 08:17:38

BMW X3 for my Goldie

HelenaGWells Wed 18-Jan-17 08:19:57

I have 3 kids and I can fit a husky in my boot if I take the parcel shelf out. I have a ford mondeo.

babyblackbird Wed 18-Jan-17 12:51:20

Seat Alhambra ( same as VW Sharan). Amazing boot big enough for large dog crate and a boot full of luggage and can convert to 7 seater for ferrying kids around.

Goldnick Wed 18-Jan-17 13:17:04

Scenic and Grand Scenic for 2 collies.

Isthatwhatdemonsdo Wed 18-Jan-17 17:18:55

BMW 5 series estate for Lab and Golden Retriever. Before this I've had Mondeo Estate, Honda CRV. all good boot spaces.

MsAdorabelleDearheartVonLipwig Wed 18-Jan-17 17:34:03

Same as Prosecco, have a Freelander but want a Discovery. Have a big lab boy and am planning to have another and he barely has room to turn round in the Freelander.

BellaGoth Wed 18-Jan-17 19:13:54

I've got a Ford Galaxy and 2 labs. I've also had a mondeo estate which I LOVED.

Isitjustmeorisiteveryoneelse Wed 18-Jan-17 19:17:46

Honda CRV - fit our three Labradors in easily, plus the DDs, me and DH plus the ramp that our old girl needed to get up in to the boot!

LilCamper Wed 18-Jan-17 20:43:12

Lab, in a crate in a Kia Sorrento

WatcherOfTheNight Wed 18-Jan-17 20:58:23

Audi A4 estate,fits wet,mucky large Lab & a bulldog in the boot area,freeing up the back for the Dc.
We go through quite a few of those protective boot covers,they keep a lot of the hair & grime off.

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