Great Vehicles That Seat Three Car Seats Across

2017 Honda Odyssey
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Three Kids (or More) Can Fit Safely in These Cars

Most families with more than a couple of young kids at home face a dilemma when car shopping: Which offspring will you sequester in the third row for the duration of your car ownership? If you have triplets, the choice is especially unclear.

Very few cars these days have room to fit three child seats in the second row and, of those that do, even fewer offer three sets of LATCH anchors to make it easy to install and keep a child seat secure in that position. That forces families with more than two kids still in child seats into a three-row vehicle, where parents will spend a lot of time clambering into the way-back to buckle in child seats.

That raises the question: Which cars can fit three child seats in the second row? We surveyed the whole automotive market, and found that the pickings are slim.