frontier vs. pioneer width



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As far as I know they are the same dimensions, but the website isn’t working for me. The Pinnacle is wider, but you probably weren’t looking at the wrong seats.


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Thanks, KQ. It would have been nice to have those tall top harness slots and a narrower seat but oh well. 10 year old in the middle will keep being squished.


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Thanks, KQ. I need every inch of harness height I can get. I watch 2 sets of kids so on the one day a week I have the older two kids the 8 year old sits in the ff harnessed seat and then 10 year old uses a bubblebum in the middle. Thankfully the 8 year old has the world's shortest torso and the 10 year old has a 15 minute ride once a week. (On a side note I saw the addition to your siggy and almost started jumping up and down. Congrats!!!!!)


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Frontier and Pioneer are identical exterior and interior width. The Frontier often works better for 3-across set ups though since the magic of Click-Tight often allows you to cheat the seat off center significantly towards the doors.


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I just installed a new pioneer yesterday so I think its here to stay for a while. I have 3 lap/shoulder belts in the back but the five year old isn't ready to sit correctly in a booster all the time. The pioneer is already against the side of the car so I don't think a frontier would help much but that's good to know about click tight in general. So right now I have a pioneer behind the passenger for the 5 and 8 year olds, a bubble bum in the middle for the 10 year old, and a rf graco extend2fit for the 3 year old. I don't like how squished the 10 year old is because she tries to wiggle away from the pioneer instead of sitting correctly but for one short ride a week I tell her to deal with it and sit right.

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