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Old 11-30-2012, 10:56 PM
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Dimension Question

Question: Is the fifth generation Prelude interior bigger than the inside of the fourth generation? I am thinking about maybe selling my '92 because I need something with better rear seating space. Any help is appreciated.
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Re: Dimension Question

Preludes in general have horrible rear passenger space. The rear seats are pretty much there for insurance reasons. 4 seaters are cheaper than 2 seaters and more appealing when looking for a good deal ;)
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Old 12-01-2012, 07:22 AM
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Re: Dimension Question

barely. backseat of 5th is still pretty snug for people. but it is better.
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Re: Dimension Question

5th gen for little people and babies--no place for feet behind the seats. Either that or us tallpeople drive with our nads in the wheel...insurance is reason there even is a seat
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Re: Dimension Question

And if you really wanna put your baby in the backseat of a 2door sports coupes....



you've got your priorities mixed up
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Re: Dimension Question

4th gen better for one person in the backseat. the arm rest less protruding into your back when sitting sideways. that is provided there isn't the long console that protrudes to the backseat.
but... the 5th gen has a cupholder in the arm rest behind the driver.
both have a way to fold down the backseat for expanded trunk though if that's why you want more space.

hmm decisions decisions..

basically if you wanna double date with a prelude 2 sphvelt adults can ride comfortably in the back seat of a 5th gen so long as the front seat occupants are buying. (car & driver magazine circa 1997)
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And if you really wanna put your baby in the backseat of a 2door sports coupes....



you've got your priorities mixed up
wait a minute.................... that was my plan for the new 5th gen.......
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wait a minute.................... that was my plan for the new 5th gen.......









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Re: Dimension Question

Thanks for the information. I was looking to stop using my wife's car for my driving day in the car pool because I enjoy the prelude but with three adults to find space for its probably time to look for something else Which sucks because I like preludes. (Booster seats fit back there barely anyway)
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Re: Dimension Question

Keep the 'lude as a weekend car
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Re: Dimension Question

^^ what he said
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And if you really wanna put your baby in the backseat of a 2door sports coupes....



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?? I hauled both kids around in the back of the Prelude until they got tall enough to complain about it. In fact, it was my son's first car ride -- I brought him home from the hospital in it. Infant/toddler/booster seats are snug fits, but unless you have two tall people in front, it works. Crash integrity on a Prelude is as good as any other car its size. I never worried about it...and if either of 'em have grandchildren while I still have the car, I'll start all over again.

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if you wanna double date with a prelude....
Ha...most of the time, taking the Prelude was an excuse not to double-date....
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