While sports cars are not necessarily known for having a sizeable trunk, it’s not always the case.
Opting for a thrill-seeking ride does not exclude you from ample cargo space.
This article takes a closer look at some of the most trunk-generous sports cars.
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1. Honda Civic Type R (24.5 cu. ft.)
The Honda Civic Type R takes the top spot on this list, with an impressive trunk capacity of 24.5 cubic feet.
This is more than enough to pack in 4 large suitcases and a couple of backpacks.
The most recent Type R, considered to be one of the best sports cars in the market, comes in only 1 trim level, a 6-speed manual transmission, and a front-wheel-drive.
Under the hood is a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with an output of 315 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.
Fuel economy is also surprisingly good. According to the EPA, this car can achieve 24 MPG of combined city and highway driving.
2. Volkswagen Golf GTI (19.9 cu. ft.)
Taking second place is the Volkswagen Golf GTI, with 19.9 cubic feet of trunk space.
With this much capacity, owners could load the car with up to 2 standard golf bags (no pun intended).
This model is sporty, fun, and also quite practical.
The latest model year comes in 4 trim levels: S, 40th Anniversary Edition, SE, and Autobahn.
Base pricing ranges from approximately $32,000 to $40,000.
According to the EPA, models with the manual transmission can manage up to 27 MPG (combined) while those with the automatic transmission can reach up to 28 MPG (combined).
3. Toyota GR Corolla (17.8 cu. ft.)
The Toyota GR Corolla, in addition to its impressive looks and performance, also has a stellar trunk capacity of 17.8 cubic feet.
For the adventurous types, a trunk as spacious as this one can accommodate a 2-person tent and a couple of sleeping bags.
Based on the modest Corolla, the GR Corolla is an all-wheel-drive performance car that gives out 300 horsepower, thanks to its turbocharged 1.6-liter 3-cylinder engine.
There are a total of 2 primary trim levels: Core and Circuit. A third trim is available, but in limited quantities. It is known as the Morizo Edition.
If it were up to us, going for the entry-level Core (priced at $36,995) is more than enough.
4. Dodge Challenger (16.2 cu. ft.)
The muscle-bound Dodge Challenger has a fantastic trunk capacity, measuring 16.2 cubic feet.
The Challenger’s trunk is beefy enough to handle various sporting equipment. For instance, an owner could load up several basketballs, a set of 5 bowling balls, or 3 snowboards (laid flat and stacked on top of each other).
If you value comfort, utility, and practicality, the Challenger is a surprisingly good pick in the sports car segment.
There are 4 main trim levels: SXT, GT, R/T, and SRT. Base pricing ranges from around $33,000 to $90,000.
5. Porsche 718 Cayman (14.9 cu. ft.)
Coming in at number five on the list is the classic Porsche 718 Cayman, with a total trunk capacity of 14.9 cubic feet.
The 718 Cayman can help you travel anywhere with style and confidence. Up to 3 large suitcases could be fitted, with just enough space for a few more backpacks.
The model is an excellent blend of old-school styling and modern-day design.
Critics find it to be a driver-centric vehicle, thanks to its handling, premium cabin materials, and overall performance.
For starters, the base engine is a turbocharged 2-liter 4-cylinder engine (300 horsepower, 280 pound-feet of torque).
6. Jaguar F-Type (14.4 cu. ft.)
The stunning Jaguar F-Type has a respectable 14.4 cubic feet of trunk capacity.
If you are the type to do shopping a lot, rest easy in knowing that your F-Type can accommodate up to 15 medium-sized shopping bags.
The F-Type is futuristic, powerful, and ambitious.
There are 3 available variants: P450 R-Dynamic, P450 75, and P575 R75. Base pricing ranges from approximately $79,000 to $114,000.
The P450 versions are fitted with a 5-liter V8 engine (444 horsepower) while the P575 models have the same engine but tweaked for significantly higher output (575 horsepower).
7. Hyundai Elantra N (14.2 cu. ft.)
Hyundai makes its presence known on this list, with a commendable 14.2 cubic feet of trunk space.
The trunk space of the Elantra N should be more than enough to fit 1 standard golf bag.
This model, currently with a base price of $33,245, is an impressive sport sedan that provides the practicality of traditional cars.
Underneath the hood is a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine (201 horsepower) mated to either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
8. Acura TLX Type S (13.5 cu. ft.)
Aside from reliability, uniqueness, and undeniable performance, the Acura TLX Type S sports a trunk size of 13.5 cubic feet.
If you have a baby on board, the trunk of the TLX Type S should allow you to bring a foldable stroller, a diaper bag, and even some more toys and extra clothing.
Priced at $63,995 (base pricing), this model is an alluring alternative to the popular sports cars largely due to its robust all-wheel-drive system, comfortable interior, and numerous standard features.
9. Ford Mustang (13.3 cu. ft.)
The iconic Ford Mustang, one of the top-selling sports cars in the world, has a great trunk space of 13.3 cubic feet.
With this much room in the trunk, owners can stuff their car with 12 standard-sized grocery bags, with plenty of room to spare.
There are 5 main trim levels: EcoBoost, EcoBoost Premium, GT, GT Premium, and Mach 1. Base pricing ranges from around $29,000 to $57,965.
The most popular variant is the high-end GT Premium which has a starting price tag of $44,760.
There are 2 engine options: a 2.3-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine (310 horsepower) and a 5-liter V8 engine (450 horsepower).
These are mated to either a standard 6-speed manual transmission or an optional 10-speed automatic transmission.
10. Mercedes-Benz AMG GT (12.7 cu. ft.)
The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT is yet another sports car offering with great trunk capacity at 12.7 cubic feet.
If you are heading to the beach, 12.7 cubic feet of trunk space allows you to bring along 3 beach chairs, an umbrella, a cooler, and a beach bag.
The timeless AMG GT is a technological marvel, with numerous standard and optional safety and driver assistance features.
The most recent model year comes in 2 main versions: 43 and 53. Base pricing ranges from around $100,000 to $110,000.
43 models have a turbocharged 3-liter 6-cylinder engine (362 horsepower) while the 53 models have either the same engine (but with a 67 horsepower bump) or a twin-turbocharged 4-liter V8 engine (577 horsepower).
11. Chevrolet Corvette (12.6 cu. ft.)
Despite its sharp design and slick exterior, the Chevrolet Corvette can hold its own in terms of practicality. According to available data, the model has a trunk capacity of 12.6 cubic feet.
The Corvette’s trunk is surprisingly large enough to carry home appliances. For example, an owner can load a 40-inch television or a small microwave and standard size vacuum cleaner.
Considered to be the most popular sports car in all of history, this model continues to impress with its stellar handling, standout design, and fantastic performance.
There are a total of 3 trim levels: Stingray, E-Ray, and Z06. Base pricing ranges from around $68,000 to $112,000.
12. Audi S8 (12.5 cu. ft.)
The Audi S8 boasts a worthy trunk capacity of 12.5 cubic feet.
With 12.5 cubic feet, you can load your S8 with a large backpack full of hiking gear, a (foldable) fishing rod, a tackle box, and even a small portable grill.
This model is powerful, intimidating, and built with premium materials, inside and out.
The most recent model year only offers a single trim. It is powered by a 4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine (563 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque) paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission on an all-wheel-drive.
13. Subaru WRX (12.5 cu. ft.)
The Subaru WRX, just like the previously discussed S8, has a decent trunk capacity of 12.5 cubic feet.
If you are musically inclined, the trunk space of the WRX can fit a keyboard with cables and accessories or an electric guitar plus a small amplifier.
When it comes to performance and rally racing, this model is top of mind.
There are 4 available trims: Base, Premium, Limited, and GT. Base pricing ranges from around $32,000 to $44,000.
The Premium trim level is the most popular. It has a starting price of $34,125.