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      06-27-2010, 08:15 AM   #23
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i have 3 kids, the oldest sits at the front cos he uses the seat belt, carry cot is a pain to get in the back but do able, luckily the e92 isn't the family car
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      06-27-2010, 08:49 AM   #24
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When my kids were small I had an e46 coupe. I think it was actually easier to get the baby seats in and out of the back that it would have been with a saloon.

With a 4 door, the front seat is fixed. With a coupe you can pull it all the way forward which gives more space to put in a baby carrier.

As to the boot space, just be sensible in what you buy. We found a 'mamas and papas' travel system that had a scissor folding action like the lightweight portable pushchairs. Took up very little room when folded:

http://www.mamasandpapas.com/product...748804/type-i/

Made me laugh watching other people with their 800 quinny pushchairs struggling to get them in their cars.
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      06-27-2010, 01:57 PM   #25
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My Quinny fits simply in any small car, even little hatchbacks.
You can even take all the wheels off if space is really tight
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      06-27-2010, 04:48 PM   #26
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Actually the current Quinny range looks a lot better.

When my oldest was born the trend was for 'off road' pushchairs with three massive wheels and pneumatic tyres. I know someone who spent a fortune on a Quinny one and it completely filled the boot of a saloon car.
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      06-28-2010, 04:41 AM   #27
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I had a little test with some friends buggies, and quite happy with the Bugaboo Bee, seems to tick all the boxes and is quite small when folded up.
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      06-29-2010, 05:26 AM   #28
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my missus bought me one of these seat protectors when i first got the car its very good and id recomend it, i didnt want a rubber one. a rubber mat on a leather seat just seems wrong to me.

http://www.gltc.co.uk/fcp/product/-/...t-Under-Mat/45

personally if i had a new baby then i def wouldnt choose to get an e92, but as our little one is not so little anymore an e92 isnt too much trouble really, but for not as handy as the saloon i had previously. i think youre right in just trying it and seeing how you get on, its a cracking car and a shame to change it if you dont have too
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TBH even an E91 isn't exactly a hugely spacious family car.

It was a squeeze getting our rear facing Britax Multi-tech in and even when fitted, the passenger seat has to be bolt upright and not fully back. A very safe seat.

Buggy is no problem though - we even fit all our clobber (and forward facing Britax Evolva seat) in a Suzuki Jimny when needed - where there's a will...
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      07-03-2010, 12:12 PM   #30
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On the subject of baby seats, does anyone have a seat protector?

I saw this posted somewhere but i can't find it.

A piece of material placed underneath the ISOFIX car seat to reduce the chance of dents or scraps on the leather.
I use this 2 stage protector which is of good quality blend in with dark grey interior.

http://www.princelionheart.com/site_uk/t_cs_0560.html

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TBH even an E91 isn't exactly a hugely spacious family car.

It was a squeeze getting our rear facing Britax Multi-tech in and even when fitted, the passenger seat has to be bolt upright and not fully back. A very safe seat.

Buggy is no problem though - we even fit all our clobber (and forward facing Britax Evolva seat) in a Suzuki Jimny when needed - where there's a will...
I agree that the boot space of E91 is not generous, I have a Conord Neo which takes up 60% of the boot space when folded. For the weekly food shopping, I put it in the front seat (or reat seat by front facing car seat time), the wheels are removable, which is convenient. The German build quality is good and well designed, handles really well thanks to a torsion beam suspension at the rear and indedpendent at the front- there's even a carbon version for the perfectionist

http://www.concord.de/en/#/products/moving/buggys/neo
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I use this 2 stage protector which is of good quality blend in with dark grey interior.
http://www.princelionheart.com/site_uk/t_cs_0560.html
Hi, thanks for that link, was ordering a Recaro YS so added one of these too.
Should save the leather better than my black terry towel!
Kiddicare.com have great pricing and offers right now it seems, and a decent price match guarantee with +15% cashback.

Cant go wrong there.
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I got a seat protector from Halfords and I am SO glad I got it!!
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adviced on buggy

Guys. I have been looking at the stokke, bugaboo cameleon and bugaboo bee.
Does anyone have any of these and how do they fit into the boot of a 4 door 330?
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      04-18-2011, 01:49 PM   #34
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I had an E92 when our first arrived and after a couple of months switched to an E90. My advice would be don't, as soon as I did it I was craving the E92 again.... There really is no need to change, it just means the miss us has to stand in the rain a little longer whilst I get the little un in....

Anyway he's coming up to 2 years now, I switched back to an E92 330i yesterday
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