Can I fit this desk in my prius prime?

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  1. beepboopbeep

    beepboopbeep Junior Member

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    Hey all!

    I'm trying to move a desk with my 2018 prius prime and was wondering if this should fit if i bring the back seats down

    Desk dimensions - 4' x 30" x 30"

    I haven't had the oppty to measure it but i imagine it should be able to fit. Any thoughts or previous experience?

    Thanks!
     
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    It took me about a half a minute to measure mine. Measure the opening from the lowest part of the rear passenger door opening to the seat. There's your showstopper dimension before you even measure anything else. Four feet will fit either sideways on the back seat or lengthwise in the hatch area. 30 inches by 4' works, too. But not 4' X 30" X 30". The lack of vertical space is visually clear even without measuring. When you do measure it, you find that it's even less than it looks.
     
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    Hm... what if I put the desk in from the back and put all the back seats down? Is it still unable to fit?
     
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    Nope. There's only about two feet between the cargo deck and the top of the back opening. I put in an eight foot long rowing machine once that was a little taller at the very front than the opening by tilting it on its side and then standing it back up after it cleared the hatch opening. I forgot how long it was but it almost touched the glove box and the hatch. It's that 30X30 that's the show stopper. 30X 24 might make it, IIRC, but just barely.

    Edit to add: Can you take apart the desk?
     
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    If one 30" can get in the back, with the desk upside down, by tilting, would tying down the hatch be doable? Will need padding over the back 30".

    Assuming this desk doesn't have a full front.
     
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    i could but because it's a standing desk the movers are recommending me not to but i feel like i will end up taking it apart and reassembling it
     
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