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    mkay0824
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    Evenflo Titan Elite Convertible Installation

    Hello,

    We currently have the Evenflo Titan Elite Convertible car seat for my 19 month old son. We used to have a 2006 Mazda 3 but have had to get rid of it due to needing more space for everything in the vehicle. We are looking into a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo.

    The Mazda 3 had the LATCH system installed in it. That is the only system that I am familiar with. I am wondering what the 2001 Jeep has and what is the best way to install the car seat in it. As in, does it have any anchors at all or will I need to use just the seat belt? Is there any sort of tether system already installed in the vehicle? Thanks!

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    Re: Evenflo Titan Elite Convertible Installation

    2005 and newer Grand Cherokees have 2 outboard sets of lower LATCH anchors per the LATCH manual, but the 2001-2004 Grand Cherokees don't have lower LATCH anchors. Installing with the vehicle seatbelt is always a means to install a carseat provided that you can achieve a proper installation. The 2001-2004 Grand Cherokee models have 2 factory equipped top tether anchors, located in the cargo area ceiling near the rear courtesy lamp, with 1 tether anchor for the rear passenger side and 1 for the rear driver's side, but no tether anchor for the center rear seating position. The 2001-2004 models are not retrofittable with a top tether anchor in the center per the LATCH manual in case you were also wondering about that (nor can lower LATCH anchors be retrofitted).
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    Re: Evenflo Titan Elite Convertible Installation

    Just keep in mind that for a 19 month old, since you'll be installing the seat rear facing, you don't need to worry about tether anchors yet.

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