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Evora rear leg room vs pork 997 rear leg room


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So I am looking forward to drivin an Evora even though it is some time away.

I am interested to understand what the difference is in rear leg room between the Evora and the 911. Quick google revealed no starts I could compare. Does anyone know?

Stu

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Kids seats fit better in an Evora than a 911...

As far as adults, I think the 911 has the edge but we are talking about a drop in the ocean. The seats are realistically for kids in both cars...

If you want a car that can do adults buy something else.

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The big Advantage of the Evora compared to an 911, esp 991, is that the back seat is flat. The Porsche has a big bulge that seperates the two seats. Without the bulge, the passenger could easier sit on the left stretching his legs to the right for example (or as often used by me,a dog could fully Stretch out wothout the bulge)

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Kids seats fit better in an Evora than a 911...

As far as adults, I think the 911 has the edge but we are talking about a drop in the ocean. The seats are realistically for kids in both cars...

If you want a car that can do adults buy something else.

I was hoping there would be a stat so I could tell the wife there's no/almost no difference. It will only have my daughter in the back behind my wife and my daughter will be 2. Just surprised there are no stats.

Thanks folks.

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The leg-room depends on how tall the front seat occupants are. I am a gnat's knicker under 6ft, but not got the longest legs. My relatively tall 7 year-old boy sits behind me and I still have a comfortable driving position. I wouldn't subject him to a really long journey, but it's OK. My wife is a bit shorter than me, and my eldest (very tall) 9 year-old boy sits behind her. Once again he gets his feet under the front seat OK, but will struggle for headroom at some point in the future.

 

So you should have no issues with a 2 year-old for a long time yet.

 

Just a side-note: it can look a bit like a circus clown act when extricating a family of four from an Evora!

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Without a question there is more rear seat room in Evora than 911 and the flat seat is more useful in general than the buckets on a 911 or XK.  I think there is more rear headroom in Evora too.  I've had kids sit in the back seat a few times and dogs like the flat seat much better than the buckets.

If the car is not from the UK or Italy; it's not worth talking about.

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Realistically nothing behind the driver but OK behind the passenger. Anybody above about 5' tall will not be able to sit upright.

 

^ pretty much this, although I once fit 2 small girls (both a touch over 5') in the back and 2 guys up front (both ~5'9")

 

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That said, guys won't fit in the back:

 

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I was hoping there would be a stat so I could tell the wife there's no/almost no difference. It will only have my daughter in the back behind my wife and my daughter will be 2. Just surprised there are no stats.

Thanks folks.

This two year old was always snug as a bug! It works. My wife is about 5,5 and can sit in the front with child seat in the back. I often had both my daughters in the back.

It's not ideal but works

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4yr old twins:

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