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Do they fit? Which seats & combos?


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#1 blenheim

Posted 24 February 2013 - 11:13 AM

A last minute addition to our list due to the possibility of a very good deal.  If anyone has a commodore wagon (Sportwagon pref), do 3 seats fit in the back?  Which seats do you have?  Which combo (RF/FF etc).

What's the fuel economy like?  Anything else I should know?

I really want the Citroen but I'd be mad to discount this offer without looking into it.

#2 AnotherFeral

Posted 24 February 2013 - 01:26 PM

I have a 4yo Commodore wagon - I think that shape is still current.
I love it!
Fits 3 across easily. I've had these combos:
Strider Plus capsule + Hipod Senator + Maxi Cosi complete air
SP capsule + Infa Vario Max + Maxi Cosi CA
SP capsule  + Maxi Cosi CA + Infa Vario Max
Infa Vario Max  + Maxi Cosi CA + Infa Vario Max

I don't pay a lot of attention to fuel as I don't do huge amounts of driving, but it seems fine to me. If I'm just driving locally, e.g. shops, school run, I fill up once a month.

The wagon is just so versatile (compared with the sedan).

#3 vintage.blue

Posted 24 February 2013 - 01:40 PM

I have a commodore wagon with 3 car seats.

We currently have
RF safe and sound capsule, FF safe and sound meridian and Infa booster.

#4 Mamabear2010

Posted 24 February 2013 - 02:11 PM

I have a 2009 commodore wagon. It's a great car. I love it. Fuel economy is great on the highway. It can be a little high in the city. I think the newer ones have different technology (sidi?) that is supposed to help with fuel economy.

I have fitted three seats across the back. It can be a bit of a squeeze when you are trying to do up a seat belt in a booster style seat. I have had two ff safe & sounds (two AHR style ones) plus a big booster seat (not sure what it's called).

If you do go the wagon, I strongly recommend the cargo barrier to prevent things flying into the front of the car from the boot in the event of an accident.

#5 TheStick

Posted 25 February 2013 - 02:18 PM

Unless you have some really wide old maxi-riders, you should have no problem getting 3 seats across the back of a commodore.




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