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    We are planning on ttc a third child which means we need a bigger car. We have narrowed it down to a either a mazda6 or a rav4 so we are interested in hearing from anyone who has either of these cars.
    Are you happy with the car? Does it fit 3 child seats comfortably? reliability? etc

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    MM, Mazda 6 fits 3 seats but it'll be a bit of a tight squeeze depending on how big the seats are. My friend just upgraded from a 6 to a CX 7 as they're a bit wider.

    Reliability wise though, can't fault them.

    TTC hey?! Since when?

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    Hmm okay, might give the CX7 a look in.

    Not ttc until late in the year, just planning ahead.

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    Have one at the same time as meeeeeee!!!!

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    My sister had a Mazda 3, was poop, upgraded to 6, was more poop lol! She has a cx7 now and it's great

    We looked at a rav4, i like them, lots of space, don't have to bend to get the kids in, but we went with an outlander instead

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    I have a rav4 2009 model.

    There's no way to fit 3 car seats across the back row - although I currently have a meridian and ahr booster so not sure if 3 compacts might?

    It has been a great car for us with 2 kids. Reliable. Good with fuel ($60max for approx 450km - this is driving in peak hr 3 days a week) heaps of space in the boot.

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    Oh no. We did test drive a Rav4 and it seemed 3 could fit but it's so hard to tell. If we conceived when we hope to i will have a newborn, 3 year old and 5 year old. Can a 5 year old have just a booster seat?

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