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X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 02-15-2013, 11:15 PM
Kimmer Kimmer is offline
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Mein Auto: 2006 325xi, 2006 X3
3 carseats in backseat?

Has anyone fit 3 carseats in the backseat of their X5? I will have a 4 yr old, a 2 yr old, and an infant, so two forward facing and one rear facing seat.

Also, can any car seat go in the 3rd row?
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:53 AM
ktono ktono is offline
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Mein Auto: '13 X5 50i
I have had 3 forward facing booster seats in the 2nd row. It's tight but possible. Never had a rear facing with two fronts though. I have had boosters in the 3rd row but it does not have the "latch" system.
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:57 PM
Redlinepdr Redlinepdr is offline
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Mein Auto: 2008 BMW X5 4.8 AWD
I also have 3 car seats in the 2nd row. 2 booster seats and 1 forward facing car seat . It's a bit tight but not that bad.
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Old 02-16-2013, 01:21 PM
sparrky sparrky is offline
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I hadn't been able to safely get more than two boosters or carseats in the 2nd row. Too tight of s fit and difficult to buckle the boosters.
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Old 02-18-2013, 02:22 AM
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Mein Auto: 2013 X1 35i m sport
3 as well here. One booster and two forward facing car seats. Tight but doable.
Present: 2013 X1 35i m sport mineral/black
2013 Honda Pilot Black/gray
2000 Subaru Forester (winter beater)

Past: 2011 E90 M3 competition pkg Jerez/beige
2011 E70 35i titanium/black
2013 Subaru Impreza graphite/black
2011 E90 335i xdrive (bad mistake)
2005 Subaru Legacy GT
2002 Mini Cooper (90th produced, still have t-shirt)
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:59 AM
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Mein Auto: '10 X5 4.8i M sport
I had three Radian 80 car seats, all facing forward, first in an X3 and then in an X5. I now have two of the car seats and a Clek booster in the X5. For the booster, I use an 11 inch rigid seat belt extender, which makes it possible (the Clek uses the latches to stay in place when no one is sitting in it).
At one point I had the two forward car seats along with a rear facing Peg Perego infant seat in the X3, so I'm sure that setup would work in the 5.

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