Mid size SUV question

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by Monkeyfeet, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. Monkeyfeet

    Monkeyfeet Mouseketeer

    Oct 24, 2006
    So the car rental places are saying that these can just fit two pieces of luggage in the back and 5 people. We are a family of 4 and will probably have 3 pieces of luggage and a stroller. We will not be in the car that much, so if it is a tight fir then that is ok.

    I just know that often they say it only fits a small number of bags and we have been able to fit more.

    Anyone have experience with this size vehicle and what were you able to fit in the back?

    Our dd, 7, will be in a booster and ds, 3, a carseat, so there will be a little room in between them if need be.
  2. drinkme

    drinkme DIS Veteran

    Mar 23, 2008
    We rented a mid-sized SUV in Phoenix a couple of years ago. There were 4 of us, with like 6 or 7 pieces of luggage in all. We were travelling for 10 days. We crammed it all in. I think the car we got was a Jeep Liberty. Definitely small in the rear, but it was doable. Then we drove from Phoenix to Disneyland, so we did it with no problem. You should be fine.

    The stroller may be your only worry because it's awkward in size.

  3. ML_LovesDisney

    ML_LovesDisney DIS Veteran

    Apr 25, 2010
    We rented from Budget the past trip and got a Nissan Xterra for our "standard SUV" so not sure what the difference between that and mid size is, but we were able to fit our 4 large suitcases (I had to hold the smaller one on my lap) and our double stroller folds pretty flat so it all just barely fit, but it DID fit. I guess it just depends what vehicle they actually give you.
  4. gmeh1

    gmeh1 DIS Veteran

    May 18, 2007
    the difference is a standard SUV is larger than a mid size SUV. Mid size SUVs are usually a Toyota Rav 4, Ford Escape, Jeep compass Jeep Patriot and Liberty, Kia Sportage.
    Standard SUVs are Ford Explorer or Edge, Dodge Journey, Jeep Chrokee.

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