Will a new (in box) Pio 5090 fit in the back for a 2004 hatchback Ford Mondeo?

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  1. dansound

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    Picking my new Pioneer 5090 up next week, and just seen the size of the box on another thread and started to worry…

    Will it fit in the back of a 2004 Hatchback Mondeo? Or do I need to organise a van?

    Thanks.
    Dan
     
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    Not got a tape handy, but I'd doubt it very much.I'd organise the van!

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    Don't think about transporting it flat, even in the box.
     
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    Yeah its unlikely as you have to keep it upright.

    Here are the dimensions of the box (cm):

    135 (length) x 87 (height) x 36 (depth).
     
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    I got a 42" in teh box in my fiesta behind the drivers seat in teh footwell, but I couldnt fit my 50" in my golf. The width is the issue. You could try winding the passenger seat right forwards and put it in slightly diagonally in the footwell behind the driver/passenger seat to give a bit of extra width.

    Definitely do not transport it flat!
     
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    This may seem a silly question but why can you not transport it flat?
     
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    I'm looking at my KRP 500 box now and I wouldn't even bother trying to get it in a Mondeo.
     
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    The glass will be taking the weight, and any bump is likely to make it flex and crack.
     
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    I have a 4x4 Nissan, when I picked up my Pioneer 4280, it just fit stood up in the back load area, I had about an inch clearance at the roof.

    Pioneer 5090 in a Mondeo, stood up, absolutely no chance! :thumbsdow
     
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    This is something that happens regularly at our place, the amount of people
    turning up in cars too small to take plasmas safely, One Guy drove all the way from Glasgow to pick up a 50" panny in a Cavalier!! when we said it wouldnt fit he went Bananas saying we should've told him the box size etc.
    He was told by the salesman on the phone that a van or a people carrier were
    the only vehicles that would take it safely. He dissapears for an hour then turns up with a roofrack fitted to the car expecting to take we wouldn't let him again he goes bananas effing and jeffing in the shop on a busy Saturday morning. It was politely explained to him that to transport it laid flat would invalidate the 5 year warranty he'd driven from Glasgow to the N/W of England to qualify for. Anyway we had a van going to Glasgow the following Tuesday so he didn't have long to wait for it, what a funny world it is.

    And in answer to the original posters question, no there isn't a hope in hell a Pioneer 5090 will fit in a Mondeo, unless he wants the worlds only convertable one!!! We have a good selection of chainsaws for that very purpose only joking!!

    Regards Rob.................................
     
  10. dansound

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    Thanks for the replies.

    I'd managed to fit in a Sony 46W4500 a couple of weeks ago, but that was flat.
    I wasn't aware of the issues of having a plasmas lying flat… thanks for pointing that out!!!

    I'll arrange a van :(

    Dan
     
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    Home safe and sound :)

    Very impressed with the PQ :D

    Dan
     

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