Which car allows for three child seats to be fitted across the rear seats?

I currently have two children under four and have another on the way. Could you advise of a car that will fit three child seats across the back? I am afraid I don't want a 'people carrier' and the cost of taxing and running a 4WD is frightening. Is there a car that can accommodate three seats properly?

Asked on 14 April 2012 by HC, Ashbourne

Answered by Honest John
The Peugeot 307SW and Peugeot 3008SW are the only cars with three separate rear seats and suitable anchorages. A Honda FR-V, a Ford S-Max, a Citroen Picasso or a Renault Scenic make more sense, though you can probably squeeze three child seats across the back of a relatively wide car such as a Mondeo or a Volvo S80. Not an Insignia, though. That has quite a cramped back seat. So does a 2004-2011 Audi A6. The new KIA Rio is one of the few small cars with three rear ISOFIX tethers and one for the front passenger seat.
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