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Wish It Still Had 50/50-Split Rear Seats - 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop Long-Term Road Test

Edmunds.comEdmunds.com Posts: 9,975
edited May 2015 in MINI
imageWish It Still Had 50/50-Split Rear Seats - 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop Long-Term Road Test

Our long-term 2014 Mini Cooper has 60/40-split folding rear seats, but I wish it still had 50/50 rear seats like in the previous two generations.

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  • legacygtlegacygt Posts: 599
    Is it possible that they designed it 60/40 for in order to accommodate child seats? The difference being, that unlike larger cars, the childs seat belongs on the 60 side. I wonder this because it's possible that there are some childs seats that may be wider than 50% of the seat.
  • fsunolefsunole Posts: 25
    legacygt said:

    Is it possible that they designed it 60/40 for in order to accommodate child seats? The difference being, that unlike larger cars, the childs seat belongs on the 60 side. I wonder this because it's possible that there are some childs seats that may be wider than 50% of the seat.

    The 60 side is behind the driver. No normal human could drive the Mini with a full size car seat behind them.
  • misterfusionmisterfusion Posts: 471
    It's not nearly as light as that Maclaren, but when it comes to putting it in a small hatchback, boy am I happy for our Baby Jogger City Mini 4. More robust than the Triumph or Chicco strollers, yet folds up smaller & flatter.
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