Why is it called the boot of a car?
The word car comes from carriage, so it is normal that some of the terms and names have stayed with them. The coach had doors in the side, with an iron step protected by leather that became the ‘boot’ in which servants might ride. Originally, the “boot” was a space on board the carriage for one or two servants to sit.
Which car has biggest boot space?
Here are the cars with the biggest boots on sale:
- Porsche Cayenne – 670 litres.
- Skoda Superb Estate – 660 litres.
- Peugeot 308 SW – 660 litres.
- Jaguar F-Pace – 650 litres.
- VW Passat Estate – 650 litres.
- Range Rover Velar – 632 litres.
- Honda Civic Tourer – 624 litres.
- VW Tiguan – 615 litres.
What is boot space in SUV?
The standard boot space is 650 litres, however the rear bench when folded flat creates 1,870 litre of space. Volvo XC90 – 530 litre: The Volvo XC90 SUV occupies the last place in our top five SUVs with large boot volume. It comes with boot capacity of 530 litres.
How big is a car boot?
Usually these cars are hired for business but families could definitely benefit from the boot size for prams and chairs. We recommend about 4 large suitcases could fit comfortably in boots of this range. Cars in this category on average have a capacity of 400-550 litres.