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Is the bin where the third row seats are stored accessible?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by JaredBanyard, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. JaredBanyard

    JaredBanyard Member

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    What I am asking is if you do not get the third row of seats, can you access and utilize the space they would have been stored in and provide you with additional storage?

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    Jared
     
  2. Gizmotoy

    Gizmotoy Active Member

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    Yes. The trunk floor covers it normally, but there's a leather loop to partially pull up that part of the floor to reveal the hidden storage. It's very useful if you don't have the cargo cover, or if you have liquid groceries you don't want rolling around the huge expanse of trunk. I use it all the time as my primary storage area.
     
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    Awesome! Thanks!
     
  4. Lawsteve

    Lawsteve MCATDT

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    Its a great space to put anything you want to hide. I always put my briefcase or computer case into that area when I park. It's also a great place to stash the dead body (insert smiley emoticon here)
     
  5. NoMoGas

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    Not only is it accessible, Tesla makes luggage that fits there. :biggrin:

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  6. Cyclone

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    How far across it does the duffle bag fit in. To clarify, if I life the cover and set down the duffle bag, do I need to swing in the sides? Or is it that once the bag is in there, the "side cubbies" are still fully exposure (for instance, to house a subwoofer amp)?
     
  7. Alysashley79

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    I have the jump seats BUT this bag fits directly into the footwell. It doesn't encroach into the side areas where most (or at least I) store my UMC and adapters, the side cubby a will remain open
     
  8. Cyclone

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    Thank you. I had been planning to use the driver-side cubby for an aftermarket subwoofer & amp and the footwell for my laptop. Worried it was going to slide around. I will check next week when I get my car if the laptop bag fits in the passenger cubby. If so, this should be a good fit and solve my sliding around concerns.
     
  9. ken830

    ken830 Model S (Res#P12,447)

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    FYI... the two side cubbies that aren't really cubbies. They open-up to the main footwell area. Things can slide around if they aren't tall enough.
     

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