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We are about to buy an Eos, having had a Renault Megane CC for 3 years. The only area where the Meagane scores over the Eos is luggage space.

Has anyone tried to fit a rack to either teh roof or the boot, and would we have any problems if we did?

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Hummmm.... Either option would restrict the use of the roof! The trunk lid is opened with hydraulics and extra weight might cause a system failure (I'm not an engineer...). The roof is probably not rated to handle extra load either (mine moves with a bumpy road).

An option might be a trailer hitch (UHaul has one part number UHI36980 ) and flat hitch wagon

http://www.sportomotoring.com/dee-zee-hitch-wagon.html
 

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no offense... but the Eos is not a car built for hauling a lot of stuff. Just my opinion, but I would suggest taking a queue from motorcycles and traveling in a caravan or multiple cars on big trips.
 

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no offense... but the Eos is not a car built for hauling a lot of stuff. Just my opinion, but I would suggest taking a queue from motorcycles and traveling in a caravan or multiple cars on big trips.
An interesting point actually - how are other people finding the load carrying abilities of the Eos? When my wife and I test drove it we did have a long, hard look at the boot space, but even my wife managed to 'gloss over' this obvious issue because every other aspect of the car won her over [I say this as she is notoriously uninterested in cars normally other than to ask 'is it safe' like a renegade from the Marathon Man!]

When we go on holiday, either to the airport or driving across to France, we expect to have to pile the luggage across the back seats and keep the roof up!

Paul:cool:
 

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We recently returned from one month tour down in France. The matching pair of VW cases built specifically for the Eos are surprisingly big and we found two soft sided wheely cases of the same dimension, and a fraction of the cost, slid into the boot on their rollers beautifully. With the back seat reserved for items for the apartment we had as much loading space as most people would need, and of course we had the roof down virtually every day.
 
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