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Old 09-16-2013, 03:02 PM   #11
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Motel rooms are typically at least $60 everywhere I've seen. I have a bad back and having a car that's large enough to rest in, would be really nice.
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Old 09-16-2013, 03:19 PM   #12
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Moved to "MK3 Focus."

You're likely to get a better response here.
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If I had a bad back, there's no way I'd be sleeping in the back of my 2012.
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Motel rooms are typically at least $60 everywhere I've seen. I have a bad back and having a car that's large enough to rest in, would be really nice.
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If I had a bad back, there's no way I'd be sleeping in the back of my 2012.
^^That, nailed it.
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Old 09-16-2013, 03:44 PM   #15
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I'm 6'1 and I slept in mine last time I went camping. I had to curl up , but it wasn't terribly uncomfortable. The dip that the full size pare cover causes when the seats are down is what causes the most uncomfort. If you get a model with a donut where the rear is flat it would probably be better.
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Maybe in Mexico...

OP: Are you planning on living in your car or otherwise sleeping in it every night? Camping?
Spring Break , '06 Mexico. I fell asleep in the MK1.5 Hatch that I had Then. I don't remember how I ended up in the Hatch end, but I do recall waking up Pain-free. Though I had a nasty headace.
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I laid down in one at the dealership and seemed to fit diagonally. I may go back again, but figured I'd ask here too. Perhaps folks out there have some tips.
I want to know what the salesman said/did when you were like "hey man, mind if I curl up in the back and see how comfy it is?"

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Spring Break , '06 Mexico. I fell asleep in the MK1.5 Hatch that I had Then. I don't remember how I ended up in the Hatch end, but I do recall waking up Pain-free. Though I had a nasty headace.
The beginning of this post had so much potential to be an epic story.
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:54 PM   #18
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During a couple cross country roadtrips last year, I gave it a try.
The best way I found to catch a decent nap on a Focus is just pile a couple pillows on the steering wheel and lean forward..
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:23 PM   #19
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Haha yes, it was slightly awkward climbing into the back. I didn't really test it out the way I would like to...hence this discussion. I am going to a different dealer, where my friend is a salesman...he aught to let me check it out under less scrutiny.

Sleeping in the driver seat or back seat is not an option for me. I need to be able to lay down relatively flat.

I was debating over getting a Rav4 instead...a little bit larger of a vehicle but still reliable and moderately fuel efficient.

Please elaborate on spring break story
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:42 PM   #20
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You could rent one for a day or two. That would give you a lot more time to try it out.
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