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    tobemomof3
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    3 across 2nd row of 2008 Mercedes GL450?

    Hoping you know if it's possible to fit 3 seats across the 2nd row of a 2008 Mercedes GL450? I have an almost 4 year old (Britax Advocate CS; 36 lbs) and an almost 2 year old (Britax Marathon; 31 lbs) and a Graco Snugride for a soon to arrive infant. I'd love to fit everybody in the 2nd row but am struggling with a configuration that works. I'd rather buy new seats vs. a new car so am open to whatever suggestion you have - and just want to ensure the girls are safe. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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    Re: 3 across 2nd row of 2008 Mercedes GL450?

    I'd probably buy a combination for your 4 yr old and pass down the advocate to the 2 yr old or baby for later on. A graco nautilus should work fine.
    I know a member on here has done a frontier, radian and snug ride. I probably wouldn't look into buying a different infant seat since you won't be using it as long as the others.

    Do you have a babies r us nearby? If so, try out the nautilus next to the marathon and snug ride. I'm assuming your 2 yr old is still rear facing. Then you'll only need to buy 1 new car seat. Not bad!

    Worse case scenario you'll have to get 3 new seats which is better than a new car! If the nautili and marathon don't work, then I know it will work with a RF radian for your 2 yr old
    Hayley--CPST, Graduate Medical Student, and Nanny to many.
    Everyone rides RF until 5 in my 2007 Volvo XC90! (Also own 1987 Volvo 240GL)


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