Cars with the biggest boots

Make Ikea trips a breeze by picking one of the cars with the biggest boots

BuyaCar team
Sep 12, 2019

Looking for a new car that will shift you, your family, your dog and all your luggage for an impromtu weekend away? It can't be possible - we hear you cry - but we're please to say that actually, it is.

In fact, there is a plethora of options available to you that are all capable of swalling up everything you throw at it and more, and they're all available right here on BuyaCar.

Ultimately, it comes down to your specific wants and needs, whether you're after a hatchback or an estate, or something in between. That's why we've put together this list 10 great cars that all offer class leading boot space.

Read on to find your perfect load-lugger that you could get delivered straight to your door with BuyaCar on a great value PCP finance deal.

Cars with the biggest boots

Small cars with the biggest boots

Skoda Fabia

Our pick Skoda Fabia 1.0 MPI 60 SE
Latest Skoda Fabia deals from £4,398
Monthly finance from £89
Seats up 330 litres
Seats down 1,150 litres

Skoda has a reputation for cramming bags of space into every car it sells, and the Skoda Fabia is no exception. Just compare it with the competition: it’s got 40 litres more space than the Ford Fiesta with the seats up and 76 extra litres when you fold the seats down.

The Fabia’s better value too, with some excellent PCP finance deals to chooce from at BuyaCar saving you around £10 per month on comparable models.

Read the full Skoda Fabia buyers' guide


Hyundai i20

Our pick Hyundai i20 1.0 100PS Turbo Edition
Latest Hyundai i20 deals from £4,195
Monthly finance from £86
Seats up 326 litres
Seats down 1,042 litres

It might be overshadowed by the Fabia, but the Hyundai i20 still has one of the biggest boots in its class, with more space than some large family hatchbacks.

Hyundai has become a much more established brand in recent years, and you will certainly not be missing out on quality by going for one of these instead of other more well-known manufacturers like Audi or BMW. You’ve also got plenty of reassurance that it can cope with a hard life of load lugging, thanks to a five-year warranty.

Read the full Hyundai i20 buyers' guide

Family hatchbacks with the biggest boots

Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI Greenline III

Our pick Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI Greenline III
Latest Skoda Octavia deals from £6,995
Monthly finance from £127
Seats up 590 litres
Seats down 1,580 litres 

The Skoda Octavia is another example of Skoda’s Tardis-like tendencies. The Octavia’s boot is simply enormous, seats up or down - with almost twice the capacity of some rivals and more than some estate cars - which are the supposed kings of boot space.

Read the full Skoda Octavia buyers' guide

Nissan Pulsar

Our pick Nissan Pulsar DIG-T 115 Acenta
Latest Nissan Pulsar deals from £6,399
Monthly finance from £110
Seats up 385 litres
Seats down 1,395 litres

The Nissan Pulsar would be a pretty uninteresting car but for its roomy interior and large boot. It can’t match the Octavia and would also seem to be smaller than the Peugeot 308, with its 470-litre luggage area, but that’s just on paper. In reality, the Pulsar’s boot has a more useful square shape which is more practical for bulky items.

The trouble for the Pulsar will always be it's competition against the Skoda Octavia, which really does have the last word on boot space for cars of this size. The Pulsar is much cheaper though, which could well be it's only hope.

Nissan Pulsar buyers' guide

Family crossovers with the biggest boots

Volkswagen Tiguan

Our pick Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI 150 SE Nav
Latest Volkswagen Tiguan deals from £8,291
Monthly finance from £158
Seats up 615 litres
Seats down 1,655 litres

There’s more than enough room for the monthly shop here, never mind the weekly – and that’s with the rear seats upright. Fold them down and you could hold a party back there. The latest VW Tiguan, launched in 2016, is superbly practical, even more so thanks to rear seats that slide backwards and forwards.

Volkswagen Tiguan buyers' guide

Peugeot 3008

Our pick Peugeot 3008 1.6 BlueHDi 120 Allure
Latest Peugeot 3008 deals from £4,999
Monthly finance from £101
Seats up 591 litres
Seats down 1,670 litres

The new Peugeot 3008 is big in terms of boot space, particularly with the seats down. It’s easy to load up too, thanks to a small lip at the bottom of the opening, so you don’t need to lift bulky items very far to slide them in. A removable floor provides extra room, while a storage net keeps luggage from rolling around.

Peugeot 3008 buyers' guide

Estate cars with the biggest boots

Skoda Superb Estate

Our pick Skoda Superb SE 2.0 TDI 150
Seats up 660 litres
Seats down 1,950 litres

Estate cars offer some of the most practical storage space available, thanks to their tall and long luggage compartment, accessed by opening a large  square-shaped bootlid. If size is your main criteria, then the Skoda Superb is hard to beat, even though there’s a bit of a drop from the bumper to the boot floor, which can make it tricky to slide heavy items in.

Skoda Superb buyers' guide

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate

Our pick Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate E 200d SE
Latest Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate deals from £11,500
Monthly finance from £212
Seats up 640 litres
Seats down 1,820 litres

It may have sacrificed some boot space for its curvy styling, but the Mercedes E Class estate still offers a large luggage area and luxurious interior without the bulk of a taller SUV. Fold the seats and you can slide items into the fully flat boot without any obstructions. It’s not popular with antique dealers for nothing.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate buyers' guide

People carriers with the biggest boots

Ford Galaxy

Our pick Ford Galaxy 2.0 TDCi 150 Titanium
Latest Ford Galaxy deals from £10,798
Monthly finance from £204
Seats up 300 litres
Seats down 2,339 litres

The seven-seat Ford Galaxy is one of a few people carriers that has at least some boot space when fully loaded with passengers. But if you’re looking for a large luggage capacity, you’ll have to fold at least one row of seats. With both rear rows folded into the floor, it can shift the kitchen sink and more besides.

Ford Galaxy buyers' guide

Volkswagen Sharan

Our pick Volkswagen Sharan SE 2.0 TDI 150
Latest Volkswagen Sharan deals from £10,000
Monthly finance from £177
Seats up 300 litres
Seats down 2,297 litres

Like the Galaxy, above, the Sharan offers a small amount of boot space with all seven seats in place. When the rear seats are folded away, though, it feels like a small van.

Volkswagen Sharan buyers' guide


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