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A few weeks after I bought the car, the wife and I went to the store together. We were going through and filling up the cart...got about halfway through the store when I looked at the items in the cart....looked at the wife....and then it dawned on me...."Oh crap"!
Well, did you get all the crap in the car?? Or did you leave her behind and take the brews & chow home??

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Well, did you get all the crap in the car?? Or did you leave her behind and take the brews & chow home??
Maybe he took it across the street and traded it (the car , not the wife) in for something with more capacity?
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Option 3: Leave her to finish the shopping while you drive home (the long way, of course) to get the utility vehicle.

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Here's what accompanied me in my RL from Pensacola to Oak Harbor minus a few odds and ends I didn't feel like putting in the pile. I am pretty sure I used every available cubic inch of trunk space.



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Here's what accompanied me in my RL from Pensacola to Oak Harbor minus a few odds and ends I didn't feel like putting in the pile. I am pretty sure I used every available cubic inch of trunk space.


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Zooming in on my underwear, eh? I wouldn't think that you got your jollies looking at boxer briefs, lol!

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On that topic, I don't see how anyone can say they are not a good daily driver. I bought mine 2 1/2 years ago and it is my only car. She had a little under 8000 miles on her when I got her, now almost 36,000. I can see how people up north though could not do it. I live in Nashville, don't get too much snow, none really last year, but the year before we got a couple of good snows. Let me tell ya, Stinger does not enjoy the snow, lol I was born and raised in Michigan and for most the winters I drove a 71 firebird, so I know my way around snow with a rear wheel drive. Stinger slipped and slid everywhere, with good tires. Driving to work was fun to say the least. Luckily I go in at 5am so no traffic to deal with and 2 days at a time was all I had to deal with. Other than that, I love driving my car daily, been to Michigan and Florida, no problem fitting what I needed in the trunk.

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I can fit my Golf Clubs, or Sniper Rifle and AR15. What more do would anyone need to fit???
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1.5 carts full of groceries will fit.

To include...
3-5 twelve packs of soda/pop
1 giant 12 pack of paper towels
2 big TP packs
1 case of water
etc...

Yes a full shopping trip for a family of four. I didn't even think about what vehicle I was in til I'd checked out and went to grab keys.

Even better? It's happened more than once.

Even better than better? When you don't remember what vehicle you're in and you buy 8' long items at home depot.

We have quite the grocery go-getter!

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I have pretty much unlimited trunk space
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Even better than better? When you don't remember what vehicle you're in and you buy 8' long items at home depot.

We have quite the grocery go-getter!

I've done the grocery thing before, not for a family of 4, but definitely a cart full.

Home Depot I've also done. On a warm, sunny day, so I just made sure it was properly padded and angled it down in the passenger foot well with the top down.

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Mine sits more in the garage.
Bought in 2006, it now has 16,600 miles.
Installed wing, ground effects, Hahn Stage II turbo, aluminum flywheel, Kevlar clutch, 1/4 backbone installed, magnaflow dual exhaust, 1000 watts amp with alpine speakers.
Would love to drive but work too much....
Never bought it as a daily driver.
Just wanted it.
Still love looking at it....
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I'm on vacation and driving a rented Chrysler 200 convertible. It has a little more trunk space than the SKY, but not much, and the back seat is just for looks. Top operation is pretty neat though. Push a button and the deck lids comes up, top cover extends, top goes into the trunk, and lid closes. Reverse operation for top up.


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1.5 carts full of groceries will fit.

To include...
3-5 twelve packs of soda/pop
1 giant 12 pack of paper towels
2 big TP packs
1 case of water
etc...

Yes a full shopping trip for a family of four. I didn't even think about what vehicle I was in til I'd checked out and went to grab keys.

Even better? It's happened more than once.

Even better than better? When you don't remember what vehicle you're in and you buy 8' long items at home depot.

We have quite the grocery go-getter!
You should footnote this to say *not with a passenger.
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My trading mine for a 2008 Corvette Convertible had nothing to do with trunk space. The Corvette has a large trunk but I don't need it. I must admit getting a power top was a strong point in the decision. But not trunk space.

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