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#31 of 32 Old 08-04-2013, 03:21 PM
 
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Also, my child's head is higher up from the road then it would be in a wagon (so a hit by an SUV would be lower than their head would be especially compared to the trunk of a wagon).  

That's a fair point. And would extend to side impact as well.

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I also was rear-ended (Aug 29 2013) in my 2001 V70 - thankfully I was the only occupant. Kids in the third row would have been killed. I was hit by a raised up jeep with a winch on front - common in the Northwest. and a menace to passenger cars. Because of the great anti-whiplash design of the seats, I was fine - no pain or injury (surprisingly). But I want to get the word out that the third row is not safe when you live around trucks and SUVs.

 

 

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