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    Canada Booster to fit 3 across in Passat with Dionos


    I am looking to upgrade my 6.5 year old to a booster.
    I will need to fit 3 across in my 2008 Passat wagon.
    Child 1 - 6.5 years, booster tbd
    Child 2 - 3.5 years, FF diono radian rxt
    Child 3 - 6 months RF diono radian rxt

    I have tried a Graco turbobooster, and the fit is TIGHT and near to impossible to buckle the seat belt.
    I'm now looking at the Peg Perego Flex 120. It looks narrow (14" at the base!!) and no armrests make it seem easier to buckle in.
    Any experiences or input would be appreciated.


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    Re: Booster to fit 3 across in Passat with Dionos

    That one's a good bet. If you can try a Diono Monterey in store and have a headrest there I've actually found it puzzles well with the Radian sometimes.

    Make sure you're installing with seatbelt for maximum room too!
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    and Becky, waiting for us as part of our eternal family.
    Our '02 Odyssey, car seats, and seatbelts saved our lives. Now riding in a '13 Odyssey!

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    Re: Booster to fit 3 across in Passat with Dionos

    I was able to fit the diono FF, diono RF and peg Perego flex!
    I had a carseat tech check it and help with install.
    The FF diono and Peg are installed with UAS and the RF diono is installed with the seatbelt.

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