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Old 07-17-2013, 10:05 AM   #1
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Can people actually ride in the back seats?

Now that I have a family with an 18 month old toddler. My current two seater Corvette may not work so well with the family in mind.

However, while there are back seats in the camaro, there doesn't appear to be a lot of room there. Can you put a car seat, kids, or even an adult in the back seats? I did a search, but the only applicable thread was from 2009.

Any insight people?
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:08 AM   #2
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I have 7 year old twins that ride in the back with booster seats. They fit fine unless my boyfriend is with us b/c hes 6'4 so the one behind him has to sit criss cross. Its not a daily driver tho so that helps. Ive had an adult in the back and she never complained about being cramped.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:09 AM   #3
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From what I read, rear facing car seats is a tight fit with the front passenger seat slid forward.
Forward facing car seats fit fine. Adults in the back seat depends on their size, age, traveling distance and ability to withstand discomfort.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:12 AM   #4
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how tall are you? I am 6'2 with long legs and nobody wants to try to sit behind me. We have had 4 adults in the car before, but not for long stretches and not the most comfortable. You can fit a car sit, I have one in mine now, but the kids tend to put their feet against the back of the front seats, driving me crazy.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:12 AM   #5
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I have had 4 adults in it....it's not fun. But it works.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:13 AM   #6
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I sat in the back of mine to test out the back seats one day... that was the last day I will ever sit in the back seat of my SS...
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:15 AM   #7
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...I'm 5'10ish" and my head was hitting the roof
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:21 AM   #8
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It depends how tall you are. My wife and I are both 5'8" and people our size or smaller can ride fairly comfortably behind us. I have ridden in the back of a Camaro on a short trip and I didn't think it was too bad.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:23 AM   #9
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A rear facing car seat in the camaro and whoever is sitting in front of it better me no taller than 3 ft. Its almost impossible if not impossible to have a rear face car seat and 2 adults up front. Forward facing no problem. Adults in the back seat? Sure! As long as they dont have legs. lol
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:29 AM   #10
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I wouldn't recommend putting anyone taller the 5'5" in the rear. They will smack their head on every bump. FWD facing seets work fine on passenger seat. Driverside is a little harder to get them in and out, but doable.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:38 AM   #11
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how tall are you? I am 6'2 with long legs and nobody wants to try to sit behind me. We have had 4 adults in the car before, but not for long stretches and not the most comfortable. You can fit a car sit, I have one in mine now, but the kids tend to put their feet against the back of the front seats, driving me crazy.
Close enough to 6' to call it. Typically peole don't ride behind me in the back seat. My legs are not all that long. I can adjust for short trips. For more spirited driving with the seat moved back, I wouldn't have anyone in the back seat anyway.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:44 AM   #12
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Why does everyone think the back seat is too small. Car seats fit just fine. Put my niece there with no problem. Even a 300 lbs fits just fine back there. The problem is on long trips.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:45 AM   #13
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A car seat and kids will fit in the back seat. Even adults can as well, although they may not be comfortable back there.

My 7 & 8 year olds were fine in the back seats. My teenager who is about 5' 3" was okay as well. I tried to sit in the back seat and I determined it was not for me.

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Old 07-17-2013, 10:46 AM   #14
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From what I read, rear facing car seats is a tight fit with the front passenger seat slid forward.
Forward facing car seats fit fine. Adults in the back seat depends on their size, age, traveling distance and ability to withstand discomfort.
Yep.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:46 AM   #15
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Go to a dealer. Take a kids seat with you. Try it.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:46 AM   #16
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My 3 yr old rides back (tall 3 yr old) there with no problems, this was taken last yr




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Old 07-17-2013, 10:47 AM   #17
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Can't comment on fitting children seats but I've been able to fit myself who is 6'0" and 3 of my friends that are 6'2"+ and it wasn't horrible. They complained about head room, not so much leg room.
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I'm not tall, 5'8" and change, but the way I sit no adult will ever sit behind the driver seat. However, I'm convinced I can get my nephew in a booster back there. Planning on him in that seat, my mom in the passenger back seat(she's not tall at all) and my brother in front passenger seat to go to a car show next year. I feel confident it will work, but I'm never riding back there.

Climbed back there twice now to do some cleaning, could not actually sit up straight, head was crooked to the side.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:49 AM   #19
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I have twin 9yr olds who ride in the back on boosters on a daily basis. Zero issues. They also rode in full car seats in this car a few years ago with no issues either.
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Old 07-17-2013, 11:41 AM   #20
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My ten year old daughter prefers the Camaro backseat over our suburban with captain chairs haha, she loves the exhaust!
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Old 07-17-2013, 11:50 AM   #21
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Its possible, but its not comfortable at all.
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:03 PM   #23
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I wouldn't recommend anyone sit back there for long periods of time..

I suppose it might not be bad for anyone who is 5'6" or under and skinny.

Mostly, our dog sits back there..
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:07 PM   #24
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Drunk people. They are always happy for the ride home and don't care how much they have to squeeze!
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