As long as the buckle doesn't sit in the child's lap, it is safe. It is only a recommendation that it not be in their lap, but it's common sense too. The buckles that I have, meet Australian safety standards.
We've had 3 car seats fitted in a few cars we've had. Jeep Patriot, Mazda CX-9 and now a Nissan Patrol. All of which have fit perfectly.
I'm certainly not looking forward to the booster stage in our car. We have a 70 series Landcruiser wagon and can fit 3 seats easily. Falcons and Commodores are also good for fitting 3 across.
I have 3 in my Captiva
I realise this is an old thread. I'm not sure if you'll even see this message. But just in case you do. I'd love to get more details on the configuration of how you got those seats in there? We are expecting #3 in July and I also have a VW Golf. At the moment I have 2 Maxi Riders but am going to purchase a Booster and hire a capsule. I'm hoping that I can keep one Maxi Rider (to save a bit of money) and I stumbled across your post which is giving me hope! Can you tell me which order you have the seats in? Any other info or tips on getting them in there would be greatly appreciated!!! Thanks.
It was a bit of a pain getting the capsule in and out- not sure if it was just the one that I had was a bit stiff, but had to have the arm rest on the maxi rider up to slot in the capsule.
Hope that helps!
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