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Legroom is pretty good.

I sat in the back yesterday while my wife drove.

There is little storage space behind the rear seats you are right this is not comparable to a wagon.

My wife is looking to move from a BMW 325 xi wagon to the ct200h.

Definitely downgrade in available space.
 

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I thnk looking at this as a 5 door hatch as opposed to a wagon is the way to go.

Its not quite the same space as a wagon. but its definitely bigger then say a Yaris 5 door hatch. its in between.

A guy on here from Denmark confirms that decent sized strollers fit in the back. The back seat is not sedan-like for space.
 

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how much time do you spend back there?

do kids sit back there? are they comfy?

how many times will you have to transport 4 full adults in the car? is it 2 times a month? 10 times a month?

All pragmatic questions for car-buying.

Many ppl (all-ppl) buy cars with a lot of emotional non-pragmatic views.
 

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how much time do you spend back there?

do kids sit back there? are they comfy?

how many times will you have to transport 4 full adults in the car? is it 2 times a month? 10 times a month?

All pragmatic questions for car-buying.

Many ppl (all-ppl) buy cars with a lot of emotional non-pragmatic views.
well i went to longo to sit in one .. of course i've asked these questions myself .. majority of the time it's me driving .. no questions about it .. but of course i want to use this vehicle to take people around if need be.

anyways to answer my own question .. there's leg room in the back .. i'm 5'7 and i had the way my driver seat would be if i were driving and my legs weren't bumping against the front driver seat .. HOWEVER .. if you are 5'9+ i think you'll be squeezing for room. also i wouldn't say sitting back there would be comfortable. i felt the back seats were inclined way to much. right now it's like maybe 5-7 degrees of a slant .. it needs to be more like 10-12 degrees.

just my 2c
 

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Agree with you. For my kid back there, it's perfect. But it's not suited for a 6'3 driver and a 6'3 in the back. I'm 5'7 and we're a family of 3. This wasn't even a criteria.
Saving $2000 in gas per year was though! :)
 

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I sat in the back a couple of times. I found it comfortable, and I could go on a day trip w/no problem or discomfort. I'm a 5'5" female (I add the gender because I think that men of comparable height have shorter legs and longer arms). A man of about 5'8" or so sat next to me once. His knees were not touching the front seat (someone was sitting in the seat in front of him), and he said he was comfortable.

This is a small car, though. It's not intended as a mid-size sedan substitute.

I don't care much about the backseat. My dogs would ride back there. And occasionally a friend for a short distance. So I just cared that the seats were reasonably cushiony and comfy, and there was room for knees. It meets my requirements. But if you have elderly parents to tote around, I don't think they'd find it comfortable, esp since it's low to the ground.
 

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I currently have a Nissan Murano which is a larger SUV and comparing the leg room in the CT200h in the back seat, I thought it was very tight. My knees were up against the front seat. Guess it is not fair to compare the two as the CT200h is a much smaller vehicle.
 

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Definitely. I think people do realize this car is meant to be a commuter car with occasional use for the family.

You can't beat 4.6L/100km tho!
 
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