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    Default 3 car seats in holden omega wagon when 2 are boosters and one a rear/forward car seat

    I'm picking between two (used) cars - i need to replace mine. Hyundai i30 and holden omega

    Anyone drive a holden omega wagon (or a hyundai i30) with slightly older children. I know it will fit a rear facing and forward facing and 1 booster, but will it fit 2 in boosters and one in a forward facing harness. I need a new car, and i dont want to out grow it in a few years.

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    I don't have one, but there are some pretty slimline boosters out there that would be narrower than most 5 point harnessed restraints.
    Do you have booster seats already, or would you be willing to replace them with other seats?
    You can check dimensions of seats on manufacturers' websites.

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    no dont have the boosters yet! Would also like to use a capsule this time around if possible!
    I have one about to go into the booster, another about 18months off a booster and am yet to get pregnant but would like to plan ahead

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    I have 3 car seats in my Holden Astra. A capsule, SnS royale and SnS compaq. My 4 yr old is about to go into a SnS hiliner booster and the 2 youngest will move up a seat.
    We had our seats professionally fitted- it might be worth calling some restraint fitters to get their advice?

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    the restraint fitters are no help unless you pay them $30- per seat to try in. This whole thing seems impossible to work out... i'm trying to plan ahead, i dont want to buy the seats now, i just want to know what will fit. I've found the perfect car, but dont know if things will fit in a year or two or three, and dont have the money to throw around and make the wrong choice

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    I've just changed my seats around in the Astra- I used to have the capsule and 2x FF safe n sounds (a compaq and royale). I now have the royale RF, the compaq FF and a safe n sound hiliner. The compaq and hiliner fit together really well and I'm certain you would be able to fit 2 hiliners and a compaq in pretty much any car.
    The compaq profile sticks out quite a bit from the actual seat, whereas the hiliner sits right against the car seat and the "wings" fit neatly behind the sides of the compaq.
    It's a bit difficult to explain, but if you went to a baby shop and put the carseats on the ground together you could see how well they fit.

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    thank you cindye. I will do that.Ihave put a deposit on a car (hyundai i30 wagon) and am freaking out... but love the car - hope i can get the car seats in. Is it easy to do the seat belts up?

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    It's a bit of a squeeze to fit my hand in, but not too fiddly. I've only been doing it for a week now, so I'm sure it will become easier as time goes on!
    Enjoy the new car!

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    thanks again cindye... god i hope i can get them to all fit


 

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