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Kids in an extended cab ?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Slick8810, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. Apr 30, 2009 at 6:11 PM
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    Slick8810

    Slick8810 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have a extended cab tacoma that has kids, i was just wondering if there is enough room back there for children to sit. i have a dc but i am wanting to get a 2nd gen in a couple years and im wondering about the space in there whether or not to get a dc or extended cab. thanks
     
  2. Apr 30, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    Janster

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    They're kids....throw 'em back there and tell them to sit down and shut up. ;)
    Just kidding.

    I don't have any kids - but I think kids are small enough to fit back there for short trips. Hell, I've sat back there for short trips around town (I'm 5'6").

    I wouldn't put anyone back there for long trips. It's just not designed well enough and just not big enough to be 'comfortable'.

    If you plan on using your truck for long trips with the kids, then I'd definately get the double cab. Just my oppinion. Anytime my husband & I go on long trips with guests - we take his SUV.
     
  3. Apr 30, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    Brunes

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    I don't mind my AC right now...but I think if I was looking at some point in the future...I'd get a DC...
     
  4. Apr 30, 2009 at 6:54 PM
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    MagneticTaco09

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    I have an AC also.
    For your kids I think it will be fine, but I know that everytime I have my friends, they hate to sit in the back and the passenger always has to move their seat up.
     
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