Will road bike easily fit inside ‘13 Avalon?
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    Will road bike easily fit inside ‘13 Avalon?

    Im looking to buy car and saw a ‘13 Avalon at a very good price.

    So my question is: can I easily fit a road bike inside an Avalon (in trunk or rear seat) by just removing front tire?

    I used to have a ‘99 Camry, and it was very difficult to stick the bike in the rear seat without the front tire. I don’t want to go through that again.

    I also do not want to remove the rear tire.

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    Do the rear seats fold down??? Does it have a large pass through??
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    I love my 15 year old Honda Odyssey. Yeah, it drives like a boat, gets crummy mpg, and is in every other driveway in the suburb I live in. BUT ... I can fit two road bikes in the back without even removing the front wheels. When it goes, I may just get another one.

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    The rear seats in the avalon do not fold down. The car's slightly larger than a camry, but I don't by how much.

    The trunk’s 195″ L x 72″ W x 58″ H, so it looks pretty big. But does it fit a bike?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rbtwenty View Post
    The rear seats in the avalon do not fold down. The car's slightly larger than a camry, but I don't by how much.

    The trunk’s 195″ L x 72″ W x 58″ H, so it looks pretty big. But does it fit a bike?
    Those measurement cannot be right. Maybe the car is 195" long but not the trunk alone. I cant speak to this car but I have never owned a sedan where I could fit the bike in the trunk without folding down the rear seats

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    Quote Originally Posted by rbtwenty View Post
    The rear seats in the avalon do not fold down. The car's slightly larger than a camry, but I don't by how much.

    The trunk’s 195″ L x 72″ W x 58″ H, so it looks pretty big. But does it fit a bike?
    No way the trunk is 6'deep...maybe 4'10" wide, no way it's 6' deep if the seats don't fold. Those are the overall dimensions of the car, not the trunk.
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    Oh, I see our latest troll has returned!
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    Quote Originally Posted by No Time Toulouse View Post
    Oh, I see our latest troll has returned!
    I guess I'm not wise to this.

    How is this a troll post?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finx View Post
    I guess I'm not wise to this.

    How is this a troll post?
    Not yet a classic but it was a solid effort:

    https://forums.roadbikereview.com/ge...40-368006.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by cxwrench View Post
    Not yet a classic but it was a solid effort:

    https://forums.roadbikereview.com/ge...40-368006.html
    Yeah, he got sniffed out on the first two responses in that thread.

    He got too greedy with the statement "I currently have a carbon road bike." He could have added that comment in a future response, or later stated how he likes to average 24 MPH on the MUTs.

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    Very simple answer: Take your bike and see if you can fit it in the car when you go to see it?
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    I was able to fit my bike (while packed in a BikND case) into the backseat of a Civic. There's no reason why you can't fit any road bike in the backseat of a sedan. Trolls gonna troll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wetworks View Post
    I was able to fit my bike (while packed in a BikND case) into the backseat of a Civic. There's no reason why you can't fit any road bike in the backseat of a sedan. Trolls gonna troll.
    Most people don't want to dismantle their bike to the extent of putting into one of those cases. If you're doing more than removing the front wheel every time you drive to a club ride, it's a royal PITA.

    Get a hatchback, wagon or SUV.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lombard View Post
    Most people don't want to dismantle their bike to the extent of putting into one of those cases. If you're doing more than removing the front wheel every time you drive to a club ride, it's a royal PITA.

    Get a hatchback, wagon or SUV.
    I only used that example to illustrate that I was able to fit a bulkier package in a smaller footprint. I get what you're saying, of course. I don't think there would be anything more required than to remove the front wheel in the OP's case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lombard View Post
    Most people don't want to dismantle their bike to the extent of putting into one of those cases. If you're doing more than removing the front wheel every time you drive to a club ride, it's a royal PITA.

    Get a hatchback, wagon or SUV.
    My '06 Outback will even fit a 29" MTB with both wheels on with the rear seats down, and later models appear even larger inside.

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    fitting a bike in trunk

    If you want a car that car easily fit a bike (or two or three) in the trunk, you need one of these. No need to take any wheels off
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveG View Post
    If you want a car that car easily fit a bike (or two or three) in the trunk, you need one of these. No need to take any wheels off
    Or you could rent the trunk out to a small family.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveG View Post
    If you want a car that car easily fit a bike (or two or three) in the trunk, you need one of these. No need to take any wheels off
    Ah, back in the day when you could easily fit 3 dead bodies in the trunk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pmf View Post
    Ah, back in the day when you could easily fit 3 dead bodies in the trunk.
    Makes you wonder: what do mobsters drive these days? You can't do that with a Prius

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveG View Post
    Makes you wonder: what do mobsters drive these days? You can't do that with a Prius
    One word: Escalade....
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    Quote Originally Posted by No Time Toulouse View Post
    One word: Escalade....
    There ya go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by No Time Toulouse View Post
    One word: Escalade....
    But it doesn't have a trunk. If you want to hide bodies, you need a trunk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bremerradkurier View Post
    My '06 Outback will even fit a 29" MTB with both wheels on with the rear seats down, and later models appear even larger inside.
    You can do this with an Acura Integra too. Amazing how much you can cram in a little hatchback.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lombard View Post
    But it doesn't have a trunk. If you want to hide bodies, you need a trunk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PBL450 View Post
    Mob figures still drive Fleetwoods. I know, I live in Jersey.
    I thought they now drive Lincoln Town Cars.

    The Fleetwood's last year was 1996.
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