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hatchback

1. 
a. a sloping rear end of a car having a single door that is lifted to open
b. (as modifier): a hatchback model
2. a car having such a rear end
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But forensic scientists from the Inside Justice team - also including researchers, former judges and ex-police - who examined the blood pattern on the parcel shelf were not so sure.
Paramedic Garry, 55, said: "I left the parcel shelf with Green Motion when I picked the car up as my cases wouldn't fit in the boot.
A generous five-seater with good leg room, the SW is both a stylish and practical estate car which will hold up to 660 litres of luggage with the parcel shelf in place and 1,775 litres with the rear seats folded down.
And your rods are kept in leather-trimmed tubes mounted under the parcel shelf, and a pair of landing nets are stowed in leather bags on the side of the luggage area.
Blending the footprint of a supermini with the interior of an MPV, it boasts room for five adults plus a 250-litre boot - which expands to 650 litres when the parcel shelf is removed or 2,500 litres with the rear seats removed.
The boot measures 423 litres to the parcel shelf, which is perfectly adequate in this class.
The sheep, which appears to either be standing in the rear of the hatchback or lying on the parcel shelf, has distinctive blue markings on its fleece on its rear.
The boot's a decent size at 439-litres to the parcel shelf but if you need more, you'll need to go for the cavernous Tourer estate variant.
When leaving your vehicle make sure nothing is left on display, hide all items in the boot, making sure the parcel shelf is flat and items cannot be seen.
The basic model (D2) flaunting good kit, including an air-con, power steering, parcel shelf, roof rails, anti-theft engine immobiliser, tachometer, and LCD display, the Verito Vibe could be had with 2-DIN music system, ABS, EBD, and driver airbag.
With the rear seats in place, there's a cavernous 553 litres available below the parcel shelf. Remove the parcel shelf and drop the seats and this will free 1719 litres to the car's head lining.
The rear of the vehicle has also been updated with new light clusters, a high rear brake light and improved parcel shelf and plinth.