I just put a deposit down yesterday for an EX L. Trying to figure out my best strategy for having our two Dobermans ride with me. I'm 52 miles from my dealer so I can't just run over and check a measurement. I'm wondering if any of you use your vehicle on a regular basis for taking your dogs with you ? I'm looking at a couple possibilities, one is to use a dog barrier and no crates. This would give them freedom in the back but not allow them to come up front. Second possibility is to use two kennels side by side (providing there is enough space, need minimum 42 inches. I know the Nissan Rouge has 40 inches, not sure about Honda. I could also have one kennel at the back turned sideways using its side door entrance. A second kennel could be behind it also turned sideways using its front door entrance by using the back door of the vehicle. Would love to hear from some of you dog lovers using your vehicles for big dogs. Thanks !