Although the Karoq’s boot isn’t the biggest in the class, it provides a sizeable space relative to its similarly priced equivalents. Even the Ateca, which is very similar to the Karoq, can’t manage quite as much, as we found when we tried loading in carry-on suitcases – the Ateca managed eight, while the Karoq swallowed nine. And that’s all under the tonneau cover, and without sliding the rear seats forward (which you can do with the VarioFlex seats fitted) to increase boot space even further.
Without the VarioFlex seats, you can have an adjustable boot floor, which creates a separate space underneath for delicate items. It’s a useful feature that also levels out the boot floor when you fold down the rear seats. However, we’d still recommend the VarioFlex seats (standard on SE L and Edition trims) for their superb flexibility.
This includes being able to remove them entirely to create a huge boot right up to the front seats. The only downside is that they’re heavy and cumbersome, so you need to plan; that is, remove them before you find yourself in the Currys car park with a fridge-freezer and the choice of what’s going to be left behind.
You also get a range of hooks, trays and other clever features that should stop your shopping from sloshing around the boot when you’re driving home.
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