Ssangyong Tivoli XLV review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Passenger & boot space

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Ssangyong Tivoli XLV
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Passenger & boot space

How it copes with people and clutter

Two tall adults can sit comfortably in the front seats, while rear seat space is also impressive compared with rivals such as the Nissan Juke; even adults will find their knees well clear of the front seatbacks and their heads a comfortable distance away from the ceiling. That said, squeezing a third passenger in between them would make shoulder room a bit tight.

The 720-litre boot measurement should be taken with a pinch of salt; that figure is actually taken measured from the boot's base right to the XLV’s roof (in most rivals this measurement is taken from the boot floor to the tonneau cover). Even so, the boot should be more than big enough for most families’ needs and provides more space than the standard Tivoli's boot.

There is a fairly big lip at the entrance, but when the 60/40 split folding rear seats are folded down and the standard height-adjustable boot floor is set accordingly, a virtually flat extended load bay is created.

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