Originally Posted by richard
Actually not quite so true. I was told that the airbag needs to decelerate the chest. If it decelerates your head and not your chest (because you are too low) as your body is heavy you break your neck.
So need to ensure any child seat is putting the child high enough (or far back enough that the seatbelt is doing its job first ? Which if you've put an adult behind and pushed the seat fully forward seems unlikely.
Safest seat in the car is the rear seat behind the passenger.
I always thought it was both tbh, ideally looking to keep head and chest relatively aligned. Seatbelt on the 129 is integrated into the seat, so it's "right" wherever the seat is positioned. As for fitting a child seat, that I leave to the experts, but a forward facing seat at least has a chance of being a yes whereas a rearward would always be no.
In the end it's not exactly the ideal car for carrying children.