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    Going to ask this before the place closes down.

    Need recommendations for a seater. No preference for make. I love Subarus and my last 3 cars have been Subarus but they don’t make 7 seaters anymore so I’m in the market for a new one.

    Must have leather seats...tha

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    volvo xc90?

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    i love my Kia. granted its a carnival (2019 platinum model) i loved the sorento but needed the carnival for now

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    I've just got a kia grand carnival.

    Can't fault it add far as seating and space. We took 5 kids (1rfing, 1ffing, 1 booster) + 2 9yos and 2 adults comfortably for a day trip, picked up a 55" tv, had 2 prams etc. I loved that we could juggle stuff and maneuver seats etc around to make it work.

    I've just got a lower model (not the bases but 1 or 2 up) but the higher end ones have leather seats

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    Not me personally. My aunt had a Volvo XC 90. They recently traded it in for a Mazda CX-9. They have 4 kids aged 8-18 and love the Mazda. Whenever I’ve been visiting in the past I’ve struggled to sit in the back of the Volvo as there was never enough leg room. Haven’t been in the Mazda though to compare.

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    Kia Sorrento has been great. 7 seats with option of leather. 7 year warranty

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    We’ve got a new discovery. Huge difference in price (and finish) between base and top model so lots of options. It’s huge and the 3rd row actually has leg room.

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    We want a 4x4 suv so all cars below are in that category.

    We're currently in the market for a 7 seater. Our top choice is a Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. They are absolute bang for your buck! Even the top of the range is well priced and the upgrades from the below models are worth it. The back seats are still comfortable for large kids/adults. It's really nice to drive and doesn't feel as big as it actually is.

    The Toyota Fortuner would be our second choice, but the price difference between that and the pajero just isn't worth it.

    The Isuzu Mu-x feels cheap/tinny inside and is nowhere near as comfortable as the above two.

    Ford Everest is one of the most expensive, and the reviews are hit and miss.

    Holden Trailblazer feels a bit like the mu-x, and who knows if resale will tank once Holden cease their aftermarket services.
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    Oh.. one thing that sold me on the Kia, was the air vents above the 4 rear side seats, so they can get heat/a.c.. (there's also a heater/a.c. control above the middle row passenger to control the rear vents, but can be over ridden by the front (you just touch a button to turn it On)

    My niece has a 7 seater for territory, and you swealter/freeze in the rear seats. She has purchased AC ducting and rigged it to the centre front vents to channel it to the back/rear.

    Pre-2015 models, the centre seat belts are lap-only. But they have 5 anchor points standard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MLadyEm View Post
    Not me personally. My aunt had a Volvo XC 90. They recently traded it in for a Mazda CX-9. They have 4 kids aged 8-18 and love the Mazda. Whenever I’ve been visiting in the past I’ve struggled to sit in the back of the Volvo as there was never enough leg room. Haven’t been in the Mazda though to compare.
    in the second row you mean? i’m almost 6 foot tall and have no issues sitting in the back of our xc60?? how far back were the seats in the front??


 

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