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For anyone who is looking at the EV6 and has a large dog, here is our 10 month old standard poodle in the back.
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My plan was always to remove the false floor, which gives an extra couple of inches clearance;

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With the boot down, he is a little squashed when sitting up, but once we start driving he normally settles down so should be fine;

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(He's a little grumpy about it here, but don't worry he was fine :) )
 

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Is that with the false floor removed? I am very tempted by the EV6 but have just acquired an English Pointer puppy. She would easily fit now but fully grown I’m not so sure.
Yes, with the floor removed but that's with the dog's bed. Our setter is 32" high so he's quite a tall chap. For short journeys I wouldn't put the seats forward but for long journeys I will.
 

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Many thanks for the reply. I suspect our Pointer will end up shorter than your Setter and we can have the seat backs upright. It means the EV6 can remain my top preference to replace our Outlander PHEV. Phew!!!
 

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Our EV6 just replaced an Outlander PHEV too, the main difference is the height of the boot (particularly with the slope of the rear hatch in the EV6) since he likes to sit and look out the window, but overall I think the boot gives him plenty of room.
 

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Our EV6 just replaced an Outlander PHEV too, the main difference is the height of the boot (particularly with the slope of the rear hatch in the EV6) since he likes to sit and look out the window, but overall I think the boot gives him plenty of room.
Outlander PHEV to EV6 must be popular - I am going that route too.
 
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I am planning to do exactly the same with our Setter Ralph.

Here he is on Halloween :)

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The extra floor depth will help and he lies down as soon as we are moving... fingers crossed as we plan to go away this weekend.
How did you get on with him in the back? I have a large Golden retriever... wondering if he'd be okay in the back of an EV6.
 

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How did you get on with him in the back? I have a large Golden retriever... wondering if he'd be okay in the back of an EV6.
he's just about ok. If we are doing a long trip I take out the false floor which gives him extra head height. He lies down for most of the time anyway. When we weren't using the rear seats we pushed them forward but with our bags on the seat so they were at about 45 degrees. Then we added a boot-liner with clips to headrests as we were going to the beach. It worked well albeit a little bit of a faff.

How tall is your Retriever and does he prefer to sit up when travelling? I know some dogs feel sick if they can't see what is going on.
 

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he's just about ok. If we are doing a long trip I take out the false floor which gives him extra head height. He lies down for most of the time anyway. When we weren't using the rear seats we pushed them forward but with our bags on the seat so they were at about 45 degrees. Then we added a boot-liner with clips to headrests as we were going to the beach. It worked well albeit a little bit of a faff.

How tall is your Retriever and does he prefer to sit up when travelling? I know some dogs feel sick if they can't see what is going on.
Hi, thanks for the reply/info, he's 85cm tall sat up, he likes to sit up and sometimes lie down, I prefer the EV6 to the Ioniq 5 but concerned with the EV6 sloped back.
 
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