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    CPS Technician gsdguenter's Avatar
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    Used SUV, conversion or minivan for 6

    Can anyone recommend a good option for a used SUV, conversion van, or minivan (in that order of preference)?

    Riders- 6 total

    2 adults
    1 3 yr old ff
    1 6 yr old in hbb
    2 7 yr olds in nbbs

    I don't know budget but I can ask. I just know it would be used. Obviously they'll all grow up lol and eventually be 4 kids in boosters but that's where they are at the moment.


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    Re: Used SUV, conversion or minivan for 6

    I would not recommend most conversion vans to anyone. They are among the worst for rollover risk and generally lack key safety features, especially used models. 6 passengers with only 1 harnessed carseat should be easy to fit in most midsize/large suvs and minivans.

    How about a Ford Flex? You get at least a little bit of cargo space in back that you don't get in most used midsize SUVs.

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    CPS Technician gsdguenter's Avatar
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    Good to know, thanks!

    Ford flex/freestyle looks like a good option.


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    Quote Originally Posted by gsdguenter View Post
    Can anyone recommend a good option for a used SUV, conversion van, or minivan (in that order of preference)?

    Riders- 6 total

    2 adults
    1 3 yr old ff
    1 6 yr old in hbb
    2 7 yr olds in nbbs

    I don't know budget but I can ask. I just know it would be used. Obviously they'll all grow up lol and eventually be 4 kids in boosters but that's where they are at the moment.
    I would think those would fit in most 3rd row vehicles comfortably. We have a GMC envoy xl, which has a 3rd row, and I regularly have 2 booster riders and a harnessed kid and often a rear facer, we fit no problem. Five in the back is doable, but a tight squeeze.
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    C: 12/10, RF sporty blue TF

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