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Hi there, I currently have a Skoda Kodiaq that has 7 seats which is handy as we have 3 children and 3 car seats.
My work are introducing a company car scheme for electric vehicles and the EQC has come up in my bracket.
It looks lovely but my worry is fitting the child seats in, does anyone know if an EQC can fit 3 child seats across the rear seats?
I phoned my local dealership and they were next to useless.

I've seen the EQB is due for release at some point in the UK but not seen any firm dates or indication, that is also likely to be in my range and has 7 seats, but eqc looks nicer and could get it now.

Appreciate any advice from owners.

Thanks

Andy
 

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Hi,

I have just searched the forum and found this post. I also have 3 children and my company are also getting us all to move across to EV (currently have a Disco sport). Did you manage to get 3 seats to fit the EQC?
 

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I managed to install 3 (without using the isofix), but it is no pleasure to buckle up ! No way the kids could do this themselves.

Seats used are Maxi Cosi Kore Pro (which are amongst the smallest in their class).

So technically : yes it is possible, but a pain to attach the seatbelts.

We replaced the middle seat with a booster-seat, and this makes it a lot more friendly on the hands. Even kids (age 5-7) are now able to buckle up themselves.
 

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Hi,

I know this is an old thread and the people on it have already made their decisions but I really struggled to find info when deciding on our next car and this thread pops up when I search so thought I'd add my 2 pence!

Today we decided to go and view the EQC and the EQB. Everywhere seems to suggest the EQB is smaller and having read above that someone only just managed to get 3 car seats in the claimed "bigger" EQC we thought the EQB would be a write off.

Firstly, there is no way you could safely get 3 car seats in an EQC. Absolutely no way on earth. If someone has managed to jam them in, I guarantee they are not safely fitted and frankly I'd love to see a photo as I can't see it even being possible no matter how hard you ram them in. It's barely wider than my sky remote between the buckles. The middle seat is tiny tiny. My skinny 7 year old said the buckles dug into her ass hard either side when sitting in the middle seat and that was without car seats either side! This is a 4 seat car, not a 5 seat. I am a petite adult female and it was horrible even for a short journey, if a small child (that needs a car seat) won't fit in the middle seat without a car sear then it's not fit for purpose and shouldn't even be called a seat!

We then looked at the EQB, it's much much better! Our sons skinny no back booster fits in the middle between seats (we checked) He actually doesn't need a booster as a very very tall and heavy 9 year old but he likes it as he finds it more comfortable. It's not as spacious as our XC90 but we didn't expect it to be. The leg room for them is great and all round we were impressed! Almost no boot with the very rear 2 seats up but those two seats will only be used occasionally when we have our nieces or visit my mum anyway.

If you're considering the EQC with 2 kids then great, they'll fit and the isofix points are very easy to access, it's also a nice looking car. But if you have 3 children to fit in it then definitely go for the EQB instead!
 

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Hi,

I know this is an old thread and the people on it have already made their decisions but I really struggled to find info when deciding on our next car and this thread pops up when I search so thought I'd add my 2 pence!

Today we decided to go and view the EQC and the EQB. Everywhere seems to suggest the EQB is smaller and having read above that someone only just managed to get 3 car seats in the claimed "bigger" EQC we thought the EQB would be a write off.

Firstly, there is no way you could safely get 3 car seats in an EQC. Absolutely no way on earth. If someone has managed to jam them in, I guarantee they are not safely fitted and frankly I'd love to see a photo as I can't see it even being possible no matter how hard you ram them in. It's barely wider than my sky remote between the buckles. The middle seat is tiny tiny. My skinny 7 year old said the buckles dug into her ass hard either side when sitting in the middle seat and that was without car seats either side! This is a 4 seat car, not a 5 seat. I am a petite adult female and it was horrible even for a short journey, if a small child (that needs a car seat) won't fit in the middle seat without a car sear then it's not fit for purpose and shouldn't even be called a seat!

We then looked at the EQB, it's much much better! Our sons skinny no back booster fits in the middle between seats (we checked) He actually doesn't need a booster as a very very tall and heavy 9 year old but he likes it as he finds it more comfortable. It's not as spacious as our XC90 but we didn't expect it to be. The leg room for them is great and all round we were impressed! Almost no boot with the very rear 2 seats up but those two seats will only be used occasionally when we have our nieces or visit my mum anyway.

If you're considering the EQC with 2 kids then great, they'll fit and the isofix points are very easy to access, it's also a nice looking car. But if you have 3 children to fit in it then definitely go for the EQB instead!
I have ordered one of these and was close to cancelling today as I heard a horror story that the eqb wouldn’t take 3 seats. Do you mind me asking what set up seats you were using? We have one in a rear facing 18 month old. One in a high backed booster 7 years old and then 8 year old who can go into a booster so im really worried after reading the eqb is smaller than the eqc!
 
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