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CDNpatriot
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Car Seats

Post by CDNpatriot » Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:39 am

I'm trying to fit three car seats in my Pontiac Vibe 2009 GT. So far I have two Diono Radian RXT. One for my 7 year old the other for my 5 year old.
I'm trying to fit a rear facing seat for my third child (12 months) and would like to purchase either.

Clek Foonf or a Diono Radian RXT so that I can fit three across.

Wondering if either would work?
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Re: Car Seats

Post by SeattleJeremy » Mon Nov 09, 2020 12:54 pm

Both are narrow 17" seats, but I'm afraid a set of three this wide will not fit. You should measure this your self, but the rear hip room on the Vibe is listed as 47.8 inches. If we divide that by three it means each seat has 15.9" of space.

How tall is your 7 year old? Can you get a narrow booster seat to fit them?

Disclaimer: I'm not a parent. I have no practical knowledge in this arena.

Edit: The numbers above where for the 03 GT. Looks like the 09 GT has less rear Hip room 43.7 in. That's going to be a tight squeeze. If both child seats are currently installed in the outboard locations have your 7 year old sit in the middle seat and try to put on the seat belt.
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Re: Car Seats

Post by zbyers » Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:19 am

You're likely going to have an extremely hard time fitting all 3 car seats in there.

Is the oldest big enough for a small booster seat or something instead?
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