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    Narrowest seats...

    I know that there's a site with measurements...but it doesn't have all the newer seats...so what are the supposed specs on newer seats? Base width and harness height are what I'm mostly after!
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    Re: Narrowest seats...

    what's the vehicle and ages of the kids; sometimes it's not necessarily the narrowest seat that will bag you three-across.
    Rebekah Branch, CPST from May 2005 until June 2011
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    Re: Narrowest seats...

    I know the narrowest are the Radian 65 and Radian 80. The seat width is approximately 13 inches. The highest harness height is 18 inches.

    ETA: have you looked at the car seat reviews? They may be helpful as well.
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    Re: Narrowest seats...

    skaterbabscpst - It'd be the older 3, I'm pretty sure the safeseat would take up WAY too much room ... that's my issue with the Apex as well....unless I could install all 3 harness seats back there and put Bradon in the middle row with his booster.

    Is the radian really only 13"? Someone else told me it was 17".
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    Re: Narrowest seats...

    It's 17" at the top, 13" at the bottom.
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    Re: Narrowest seats...

    Quote Originally Posted by Defrost View Post
    It's 17" at the top, 13" at the bottom.
    Lisa - CPSTI
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    Re: Narrowest seats...

    Well, I can fit two Parkways and a Marathon in the back seat of my 2 door Jeep Cherokee, but I couldn't do it with the Fisher Price Futura, which was more narrow than the MA.
    Rebekah Branch, CPST from May 2005 until June 2011
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