Passenger & boot space
How it copes with people and clutter
Don’t be fooled by the Alpine A110’s diminutive dimensions; even if you're well over six feet tall you'll fit without feeling hemmed in. That's because the seat is mounted low and there are humps in the roof to aid head room, plus the front seats slide back a long way.
Storage space is a weak point, though. There are no door bins or glovebox, but there’s a large tray between the seats that can easily hold a large smartphone, a wallet and a few other odds and sods. It’s here that you’ll also find USB sockets for charging and connecting your devices. Below the heater controls is a slot that’s the perfect for the car’s card-shaped key fob (or a mobile on charge), but the solitary cupholder is rather shallow, forcing you to drive with care once you’ve grabbed a coffee.
Being mid-engined, the A110 has not one but two, similar-sized boots. Don’t get too excited, though; the front boot is very shallow and can only take one carry-on suitcase, while the rear one is hampered by a tiny opening but is big enough for a squishy overnight bag, if you don’t mind squeezing it in. We wouldn’t advise sticking your grocery shopping in there, because it gets pretty warm. And don’t even think about offering your golf partner a lift because your clubs will need to go in the front passenger seat..
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