Help need make/model suggestions!!


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I am searching for a vehicle with the following requirements:
3 rows
2nd row bench seat - must fit 3 slim (diono) carseats, 1 RF 2 FF
3rd row must be adult sized
access to third row must be gained with carseat installed, ie sliding seat not folding
good to decent gas mileage
used price tag under $10K?

does such a vehicle exist?? I am open to all makes/models/years. Any help is appreciated!



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Not exactly your criteria, but I'd look for a 2006+ Odyssey with 8 seats. I find the 3rd row fine for adults though 3 would get a little squished side to side depending on their sizes. The 2nd row middle is the only spot without a top tether so you'd want a RF seat there ideally. The captains chairs slide forward but I don't know which seats need to be in the center to leave room to slide them forward.


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Yup, I'd suggest a 2005+ Odyssey. It doesn't get great mileage, but it's certainly 3 row friendly.
The 2005 only has 3 top tethers (2 captain's chairs, 1 3rd row) so if you think you will ever want FF seats in the 3rd row, I'd get a 2006+ For the extra tethers. Maybe not a deal breaker, but would tip the scales between two.

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