What vehicles will fit 5 car seats?

Saramomofmany

New member
I'm wondering which vehicles will fit 5 car seats? We have a 7 year old in a Britax Regent, an almost 6 year old in a Britax Regent, a 3 year old in a Britax Boulevard a 7 month old in a Graco Safe Seat 1, and we found out we are expecting a little surprise next April. We aren't going to have a lot of money to get something, and I don't think we can get a loan(bad credit). So I'm guessing we might have $2,500 if we are lucky...could be a tad bit more, or a tad bit less. So a tall order I'm sure.

From what I've looked at, minivans seem to be recommended here more than SUV's or larger vans...but I'm curious if the minivan seats 5 in the back, are you really going to get 5 car seats in there, especially when the 2 Regents are HUGE!!

Thanks so much. We aren't getting something right this second, but need time to figure out what we need, what it will cost, and get money saved up.

Sara
 

vangelder03

New member
i have a 2006 toyota sienna with five car seats in it
two regents two radians an evenflo embrace
third row passenger regent
third row center radian
third row driver radian
second row passenger captain chair regent
second row driver captains chair evenflo embrace i hope this helps
 

Judi

CPST/Firefighter
My siggy shows two Regents in the middle row of my 2000 Windstar. I have two three seater there. They take up all the room but maybe three inches. I can barely fit two MAs and a Combi connection without the base in the back. If you get a Radian for the current SS1 kiddo, it may work.
 

Defrost

Moderator - CPSTI Emeritus
I have an 8-passenger '97 Chevy Astro that has plenty of room. I haven't done a whole lot of 3-across with recent carseats, but it's a wide bench in the third row, so even if all you could find was a 7-passenger version, it should work.

I don't think you'd get both Regents on the bench with anything in the middle, but I'm pretty sure you could get two other carseats in there with one Regent on the bench. Plus, the Radian installs fairly easily, and of course it's great for 3-across situations.
 

TerisBoys

New member
I've got a Pontiac Transport (Montana) with quad seating - it's 3 seats across the middle, and 2 in the back. All the same size. I could easily get 5 seats in there, even if 2 were Regents. Access to the rear row could be tricky though.
 

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