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Old 03-11-2003, 07:17 PM
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How many carseats fit in the X5

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Can someone here please tell me how many carseats fit across the back of an X5.

I would need to put of the Britax seats (see pic below) and 1 rear facing seat . . . thanks

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Old 03-11-2003, 11:20 PM
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Let me go measure... give me five minutes...
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Gone, but never forgotten... my E70 X5 35d, E90 335i, E46 330i, E36 328i, E70 X5 3.0si, E53 X5 3.0i.
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Old 03-11-2003, 11:29 PM
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There is about 57" of shoulder room in the rear seat (compared to about 54" in my Passat).

I couldn't tell you how many carseats that is.

The X5 is most generous on rear seat legroom. This is my wife's truck, with the passenger seat set back for me. Look how much legroom my son has!
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I am fortunate to have unique press cars delivered weekly, but I own:

'13 Audi Q5 2.0T Quattro 8AT
'86 Porsche 911 Turbo 4MT


Gone, but never forgotten... my E70 X5 35d, E90 335i, E46 330i, E36 328i, E70 X5 3.0si, E53 X5 3.0i.
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Old 03-11-2003, 11:30 PM
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I am fortunate to have unique press cars delivered weekly, but I own:

'13 Audi Q5 2.0T Quattro 8AT
'86 Porsche 911 Turbo 4MT


Gone, but never forgotten... my E70 X5 35d, E90 335i, E46 330i, E36 328i, E70 X5 3.0si, E53 X5 3.0i.
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Old 03-12-2003, 08:50 AM
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The width of the X5 is very appealing, particularly for multiple car seats or 3 adult seating.

I couldn't believe that it's 1.5" wider than our ML320.
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Old 03-12-2003, 09:33 AM
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I couldn't believe that it's 1.5" wider than our ML320.
It may just be an illusion, but the ML looks extremely narrow and tall. That's where the minivan look comes from.
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