Whether you prefer tinsel or baubles, a colour theme or a tree so sparkly it would make Buddy the Elf jealous, we have pulled together our top 5 cars to get your Christmas tree home.
But before you begin your journey home make sure you put a cover down in the car to protect the interior and catch any loose pine needles, netting also helps minimise shedding. Ensure the tree is secure and fastened down to prevent it moving, and most of all – drive safe!
1. Audi A6 Avant
The spacious A6 Avant provides 586 litres of boot space, this increases to 1,680 litres when the rear seats are folded down. If you’re looking for a wide tree this car is ideal as it boasts a loading width of over a metre. If this still isn’t enough space, the roof bars along with other accessories provide the option to transport the tree home on the roof, just be sure to have the trunk facing forward to minimize wind impact, preventing damage to the pine needles. The Avant comes in at 4,933mm in length, meaning that your tree will be sure to impress!
2. Peugeot 3008 SUV
The second generation Peugeot 3008 SUV model is an ideal choice with more luggage space than the first generation, especially when the rear seats are folded away, offering one of the largest luggage spaces in the sector (1,580 litres). The four lashing eyes in the boot allow you to securely tie your tree down, making it ideal for longer journeys! The pull-out two position boot floor is able to slide up to 30cm making it easier to get the tree in and out of the boot, whilst also providing a separate space to put any decorations purchased too.
3. Rolls-Royce Cullinan
It’s a surprise if you’re picking your own Christmas tree if you’re driving a Cullinan! With 560 litres of boots space and 1,886 litres when the power-folding seats featured in the five seater option are flat, the Cullinan provides space to make sure your tree is as impressive as your car! Making luxury off-road travel a reality for the first time, you will be travelling home in style with your Christmas tree.
4. Land Rover Discovery
This seven seater is a practical option with 2,406 litres of space available when the second and third row of seats are folded down – the equivalent to some vans. With the HSE and HSE Luxury trim options, the touch screen or smartphone app can be used to fold all of the rear seats, making the process smooth and easy. The Discovery also has a tow bar, which is perfect if you’re going all out on tree size this year, providing the option of using a trailer to get your tree home!
5. Volkswagen Transporter Van
With a maximum load height of 1,940 mm for high roof models, this transporter is ideal if you’re looking to travel home with a tree that comes in a plant pot, to minimize mess and movement the load compartment is available with extra fastening accessories to prevent damage on your journey home together.