As your family grows – especially from second to third baby, you can have a lot on your mind. So many things to organise and manage that you sometime forget that you very possibly will need to get 3 kids in the same car which means 3 car seats, especially for those fun family road trips!
Can your car fit 3 seats in the rear or would you need to upgrade to a car that does? In this post, we explore the options you have so there’s one less thing you need to worry about.
Luckily, there are some good options out there that will not only fit 3 seats in the back but their price might also surprise you.
It’s true that many cars can not fit 3 car seats due to a lack of space in the back. Cars that do are generally quite big and won’t fit everyone’s budget. Luckily, there are some good options out there that will not only fit 3 seats in the back but their price might also surprise you.
Kia has been one of the fastest growing brands in Australia in recent years which families have grown to love. Kia Sorento is a large SUV that starts at $40,990. It comes standard with 7 seats so there are plenty of room for the kids.
In cars, the width of the car is what will allow you to fit 3 seats in the back. The Kia Sorento is 1.89 meters wide. You can fit 3 seats in the second row with ease. There are also ISOFIX points for securely fitting baby seats. To top it off, the Kia comes with best in class 7 years warranty – one less thing for busy parents to worry about.
Toyota is a brand that Australians know and trust. It’s got the reputation of being the most dependable brand and finds itself with thousands of happy customers every month. Toyota Kluger is a large SUV that starts at $43,550.
The Toyota Kluger is 1.93 meters wide – wider than the Kia Sorento. You can fit 3 seats in the second row with ease. This car also has ISOFIX points for securely fitting baby seats. Toyota does cost more than the Sorento and only comes with 3 year warranty from Toyota.
When it comes to bold styling, quality and space for the family, the Mazda 6 ticks all the boxes. Mazda 6 wagon variant is very practical that starts at $33,790.
The Mazda 6 is 1.84 meters wide from the outside. 3 seats should fit in the back seats without much trouble. This car also has ISOFIX points for securely fitting baby seats. Mazda is fairly priced and comes with a 5 year warranty. Design wise, you will not get a better looking car that’s also practical at this price point.
Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai Santa Fe is another car that offers a lot of practical value for money. It’s a practical mid-size SUV that starts at $40,990. In many ways, it is similar to the Kia Sorento.
The Santa Fe is 1.88 meters wide from the outside. 3 seats would fit in the second row of seats. This car also has ISOFIX points for securely fitting baby seats. Hyundai is priced under the Toyota Kluger and comes with a 5 year warranty. It’s a good looking SUV with a lot of standard practical features that parents would love.
So there you have it, these are some of the best value for money cars that can fit 3 child seats in the back seats. You can also carloop’s Research section other cars to find out the number of car seats that can easily be fit in your next car.
Popular family cars that can fit 3 car seats
It can be hard to know if a car can easily fit 3 seats. To make it easier, here are some of the most popular family cars (including the ones mentioned above) which can fit 3 cars seat: