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For those of you with kids, how terrible is it to have a car seat in the back? With one on the way, I need to decide if it's worth it to keep the car...
 

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Not too bad I have a 4 year old the hatch makes changing convenient when they are younger. The bigger seats that convert might make the passenger in the front seat a little squished. I bought a grayco I think and that worked fine and then bought a different chair when he was old enough to sit forward facing. If you still have the car when they start to get older they will most likely be able to kick the front seat.
 

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Same here, one kid which is now 4.5 years old. Never had any problems. The passenger (my wife who is 5' 4") just moves the seat up a little so that my daughter keeps her feet off the back of the seat.
 

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I have my son's seat behind me. I'm 5'7", and still have some play behind me to push my seat back further. Not much, but at least a few notches more.

The infant seat was a bit tighter. The one I have now is better, and should be great when he's 25 and get stop facing the rear of the car.
 

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It's not bad at all I have a full size toddler seat and a booster and still have room


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It's perfect for my baby girl, I put the seat behind the passenger seat not in the middle. Easier to get in and out. She's 11 months old now and loves the car
 

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For those of you with kids, how terrible is it to have a car seat in the back? With one on the way, I need to decide if it's worth it to keep the car...
Im 6ft and a solid 300lbs and i have my seat pretty back and im very comfortable. If i can fit anyone can.



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I get made fun of for having the car seat and the rally stripes. I have taken my wife, teenage son, daughter in a booster seat and little one in a front facing car seat for a few road trips. Makes for a full car but we all fit without any problems. Also, i found that for front facing car seats, if you remove the rear head rest, the car seat is able to sit back against the seat more securely.
 

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I get made fun of for having the car seat and the rally stripes. I have taken my wife, teenage son, daughter in a booster seat and little one in a front facing car seat for a few road trips. Makes for a full car but we all fit without any problems. Also, i found that for front facing car seats, if you remove the rear head rest, the car seat is able to sit back against the seat more securely.
I ended up removing the headrest on the rear seat lol. My son was 2 at the time so I didnt want to remove his headrest.

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We had a Chico rear facing seat, it was tight. Too tight to have it behind me, didn't fit in the center and made sitting in the passenger seat pretty bad. Once she moved to booster seat ~1.5 years things are fine. Have a 4 year old and 1.5 year old in boosters now and wife can actually sit up front again.... but never does, she hates the ST so we are always in her car for outings.

Their seats match the one up front too
 

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I have 2 Diono Radians, which I bought because they are designed to be able to put three across (a good thing since I now have three kids :shocked:) and while they are rear facing, it is horrible, but front facing, not so bad. Put them behind the passenger when you just have one and as long as your passenger isn't too tall it will work, but not recommended for cross country travel. This is why we have a van as well.
 

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We had a Chico rear facing seat, it was tight. Too tight to have it behind me, didn't fit in the center and made sitting in the passenger seat pretty bad. Once she moved to booster seat ~1.5 years things are fine. Have a 4 year old and 1.5 year old in boosters now and wife can actually sit up front again.... but never does, she hates the ST so we are always in her car for outings.

Their seats match the one up front too
I dig the sunglasses, my granddaughter use to do the same thing lol
 

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Yeah they both have to have shades if dad is wearing his youngest digs the flashy ones!
Man i need some shades, ive never owned a pair but a few weeks ago on a road trip i tried on my wifes and man i never new i was squinting so much cause of the sun.

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Man i need some shades, ive never owned a pair but a few weeks ago on a road trip i tried on my wifes and man i never new i was squinting so much cause of the sun.

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That my friend is an easy fix!!
 

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I'm able to fit my newborns car seat, and sons booster seat back there no problem, and having the hatch portion to change diapers on the go makes life a lot easier. Congrats by the way !
 

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Im 6ft and a solid 300lbs and i have my seat pretty back and im very comfortable. If i can fit anyone can.



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Love the Jordans in the back seat.

I am considering getting an ST and I have 4 year old twins. Have a golf tdi going back.

It has been decent and big enough. I am 6'4

This thread may have convinced me
 

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Love the Jordans in the back seat.

I am considering getting an ST and I have 4 year old twins. Have a golf tdi going back.

It has been decent and big enough. I am 6'4

This thread may have convinced me
Do it!! It will be easier for you because chairs get smaller as they get older. I have a 10 month old so her seat has to face the rear which takes up alot of space.

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I have a toddler car seat in the middle in the back (safest place). I only have one kid (so far) and it's a comfortable fit....I can't control her putting her feet on the back of the seats but I always put a towel on the armrest to protect it from her shoes haha.

Also, don't forget to get one of these to protect your leather from permanent car seat imprints:
ROYAL OXFORD Luxury Car Seat Protector - Extreme Durability, Obsidian Black Leather, Large https://www.amazon.com/dp/B011L86UVM/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_5rXBybG1NCB87
 
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