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Old 03-31-2009, 05:20 PM   #1
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Has anyone sat in the back seat?

Has anyone sat in the back seat... I know that I will never end up sitting in the back of mine but when I saw it the back seats looked very uncomfortable... due to leg room... So I am wondering if anyone has actually sat in the back seat and how comfortable/uncomfortable is it???
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Old 03-31-2009, 05:24 PM   #2
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With the front seat adjusted for me (5'8"), I sat in the back seat with the front seat back in position. I was fine, other than the hair on the top of my head brushing against the headliner where it meets the top edge of the rear window. Other than that, the seat was comfortable for the 2 minutes I sat there at the auto show.
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Old 03-31-2009, 05:28 PM   #3
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With the front seat adjusted for me (5'8"), I sat in the back seat with the front seat back in position. I was fine, other than the hair on the top of my head brushing against the headliner where it meets the top edge of the rear window. Other than that, the seat was comfortable for the 2 minutes I sat there at the auto show.
Same but I don't recall having headroom issues.
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Old 03-31-2009, 05:29 PM   #4
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Leg room is not the issue. Head room is a bit of an issue. I'm 5'11" and my head was at 45 deg. Also cumbersome getting in and out of.
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With the front seat adjusted for me (5'8"), I sat in the back seat with the front seat back in position. I was fine, other than the hair on the top of my head brushing against the headliner where it meets the top edge of the rear window. Other than that, the seat was comfortable for the 2 minutes I sat there at the auto show.
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I was going to try but I could not figure out how to get the seat to move forward. I got the back to flip forward but that was it so since I was not ever going to get back there I gave up and decided to play with the stereo instead.
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Old 03-31-2009, 09:14 PM   #7
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I am 6'2 and I sat in the backseat, and once I got the seat to move it was fairly easy to get back there and there is plenty of leg room but the head room was alittle tight. But it was not unbearable for the 3-5 minutes I was back there.

On a side note....... if you are putting anybody besides kids in the backseat they should be thankful that they have to opportunity to ride in a Camaro and wont complain.
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:46 PM   #8
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Exactly. The kid going in the back is thankful to be back there and can't wait.
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:56 PM   #9
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im 5,10 and i am the most un flexible person in the world and the seat wasnt adjusted so i had no room and my head came close to the top of the roof.


getting out was another story i had to go legs first
(all the people at the Chicago auto show looked at me like i was crazy lol)

Expect people whining about no leg room(only take short trips with teens and adults or their gonna be complaining
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Old 03-31-2009, 11:21 PM   #10
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Leg room isn't the issue, its the headroom. Anybody over 5'7" is going to have one hell of a stiff neck.
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:39 AM   #11
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Expect people whining about no leg room(only take short trips with teens and adults or their gonna be complaining
If they don't like the back seat, as far as I'm concerned they can sit in the trunk with the monkey.
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Old 04-01-2009, 02:22 AM   #12
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Seat design

Front seats for average height joe's ,rear seat for midgets and dwarfs and trunk for high security trunk monkey any questions?........hehehehe.....hahahaha...... :hap pyanim: P.S. Sorry jolly green GIANTS...
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Old 08-22-2009, 08:50 AM   #13
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Unhappy 2010 Exterior Is Breathtaking- Interior is too cramped

I bought my Camaro in 2001 when my kids were 9 and 6.

8 years later, I can still fit them back there on short rides when the primary family people hauler is not available.
The car still gets second looks and complements all the time-
My teenagers are fighting over who will get Dad's hand-me down.

I'm 5'10" with a tall trunk. I've never used the T-top liners because my hair would touch them.

I fell in lust with the exterior of the new Camaro. I spent many hours deciding colors, options and features before going to the dealer.

From the driver's seat, the cabin in my 2001 feels as large as a full sized sedan. From the driver's seat, the 2010 SS feels "cozy" is a positive way.
I was ready to put in the order and then I thought, why not get in the back seat just in case I need to throw my teenagers back there.
The shock was demoralizing. There was less than three inches between the front seat and the front of the back seat- no room for placing even a leg without a foot. In my '01, there is 6" and that is cramped but tolerable. The 2010 Camaro is a two seater for normal sized adults- the rear seats are a totally impractical use of space. I suspect it would even be impractical for babies and toddlers because there is no place for an adult to place a foot in the back seat to buckle in the toddler.

http://z.about.com/d/cars/1/0/K/k/1/..._backseat2.jpg

I thought the Vette was supposed to be the 2-seater in the line-up?

I'm so disappointed.

Just curious- has anyone found a use for the back seat?
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Old 08-22-2009, 08:53 AM   #14
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Interior and the back seat were fine for me.
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Old 08-22-2009, 08:55 AM   #15
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Just curious- has anyone found a use for the back seat?
toddlers that can buckle them selfs in?
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Old 08-22-2009, 08:57 AM   #16
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There's a back seat????
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Old 08-22-2009, 11:05 AM   #17
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im 5,10 and i am the most un flexible person in the world and the seat wasnt adjusted so i had no room and my head came close to the top of the roof.


getting out was another story i had to go legs first
(all the people at the Chicago auto show looked at me like i was crazy lol)

Expect people whining about no leg room(only take short trips with teens and adults or their gonna be complaining
You have 426 ponies to get them to where they need to be before they complain. :P

Also, I sat in mine with it adjusted, (6'2"), my friend sat beside me (5'10"), the person behind me was 6', and the person behind my friend was 6'1". We were all perfectly comfortable. The 6 footers in the back just kinda slouched forward some in their seat to keep their head from hitting the roof, just using more leg room, and they were perfectly fine for the half hour drive we had to Wing House And they were perfectly fine after each of us ate over 30 breaded wings before starting on the way home. SO. 4 teenagers averaging 6' and 30 wings in 'em with that 'oh my god I can't believe I just ate all that' feeling were perfectly fine
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Old 08-22-2009, 11:11 AM   #18
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I have sat in the back seat, and being short (5' 6") just my hair brushed the roof lining. It wasn't comfortable, but for a very short trip - not with ME back there though, I think it would be ok.

It's not a people hauler for me - it's my fun car so 1 other person - my love - is all I really care about taking...otherwise, just me is fine! If I need to take other people, I can just use my commuter vehicle.

Oh, wait, that's a Suzuki GSX-R750 - damn
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Old 08-22-2009, 11:29 AM   #19
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I was going to try but I could not figure out how to get the seat to move forward. I got the back to flip forward but that was it so since I was not ever going to get back there I gave up and decided to play with the stereo instead.
I'm 6'1 and sat in the back seat at the dealership. I could fit, but my legs were crushed, much like flying coach.

You have to move the seat all the way forward using the controls to get back there. It doesn't quickly slide like some of the other cars I've been in.
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Old 08-22-2009, 02:44 PM   #20
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I have sat in the back seat, and being short (5' 6") just my hair brushed the roof lining. It wasn't comfortable, but for a very short trip - not with ME back there though, I think it would be ok.

It's not a people hauler for me - it's my fun car so 1 other person - my love - is all I really care about taking...otherwise, just me is fine! If I need to take other people, I can just use my commuter vehicle.

Oh, wait, that's a Suzuki GSX-R750 - damn
I guess I need to be satisfied with my choice to have teens but I didn't know 18 years ago that evil Chevy was going to tempt me with Megan Fox fawning over the 2010 Camaro...

I'm actually now reluctantly started looking at the more practical AWD Equinox. Have I finally grown up and become another brick in the wall?
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I sat in the back and was fine... mind you, I'm 5'2". I let my dad drive it and he's 6ft and had the seat all the way back. I wouldn't want to sit back there for 2 hours, but the 30 minute drive around town didn't bother me... I wouldn't want to be much taller and squeeze back there - my head was about an inch from the roof.
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Old 08-22-2009, 03:50 PM   #22
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I'm 5'10", my wife is 5'5" and with my seat in its normal position, she can sit behind me without hitting her knees or her head. She said it was actually pretty comfortable. I think there may actually be a little MORE room than the 4th gen, although I don't have one anymore so I can't compare them side by side.
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Old 08-22-2009, 03:51 PM   #23
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I'm actually now reluctantly started looking at the more practical AWD Equinox. Have I finally grown up and become another brick in the wall?
Before you give up on the Camaro, get your kids and go sit in one. You may not have had the front seat adjusted the way that you normally would...
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Old 08-22-2009, 03:59 PM   #24
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Both my wife and I sat in the back seat of the dealer demonstrator (2LT/RS). Seating is cramped but will work for very short hops. Kid is in college, so infant/toddler/child seating isn't an issue.

The Mrs. and I will attempt backseat gymnastics this winter.
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I'm 6'3" and no one is going to be sitting behind me. There is absolutely no leg room when I'm sitting up front.
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