Will my seatbox fit?

Fishinmaddad

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Hi all I'm thinking of getting a jaguar xf probably 2014 onwards.
Will my seatbox fit in the boot.
Matrix F25?
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Or if it doesn't fit, ask them to put a bulge in the boot lid so that it does fit. Then you could claim for any damages caused by them. :D
 

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When I looked for my new car l took a tape measure and when then salesmen asked if l wanted to sit in the drivers seat , l politely refused and asked to have the tailgate opened so as to measire if my rods would fit in, made em smile when I said if they don't fit l don't want it. Volvo XC70 was just the right size with a bit to spare.
 

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Don't know - but when I had it's predecessor, the 'S' type, the boot opening was a bit of a letterbox. Looked pretty roomy, but not easy to get large objects into it. Definitely try before you buy.
 

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I am having a test drive in a Jaguar F Pace on Saturday so was thinking of measuring my S36 and getting a cardboard box and cutting & taping it to the same size so I know it will fit. It's the sloping rear door that can be awkward to check. For the rod/pole holdall I will just measure the length to see if they fit with the back seats folded down.
 

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This thread made me smile. You've got to admire fellow anglers at times have'nt you ? Buying a car on the strength of whether your fishing tackle goes in the boot or not. You've got to admire the OP. Talk about getting your priorities right. Top man. ???
 

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@tipitinmick It's ok but it means I can't use the coffee cup holder, fortunately I can still operate the indicators. :ROFLMAO:
 

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It's not that clean now :rolleyes: have a big cover to go on the seat before I put a wet/muddy seat box on it. Have to say they are a a great seat box. bit hefty, but I have Matrix trolley to cart it any distance. My last box was a Maver 600 which was ok, but it had front opening drawers which after a while became annoying.
 

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It's not that clean now :rolleyes: have a big cover to go on the seat before I put a wet/muddy seat box on it. Have to say they are a a great seat box. bit hefty, but I have Matrix trolley to cart it any distance. My last box was a Maver 600 which was ok, but it had front opening drawers which after a while became annoying.
Be careful around those beautiful leather seats pal. I have a Vauxhall Vivaro van that I use for fishing. Your seat is worth more than my van. ?. Maybe worth considering when you own such a lovely car. Bit hefty you say but, I bet its solid ? You cant have it both ways can you ? Well done pal. ?
 

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This thread made me smile. You've got to admire fellow anglers at times have'nt you ? Buying a car on the strength of whether your fishing tackle goes in the boot or not. You've got to admire the OP. Talk about getting your priorities right. Top man. ???
I used to base my choice on whether it would get a big lump of German Shepherd in. I've always had estate cars for that reason. Ideal for lots of fishing gear as well though :)
 

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Always though if I won the lottery I would have a custom built van with a rear door hinged at the top and aluminium tread plate that would pull out with legs that folded down to provide a platform with attachable bivvy type material to fit on to the upraised rear door - In my minds eye I can see it now..........sigh ;)
 
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