Can you fold the front seat flat with the rear?

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  1. Lee Jay

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    I gave this a 10 second half-hearted effort without an easy success at the dealer. In my gen 2 I can remove the headrests and fold the front passenger seat flush with the folded rear passenger seat. This is nice when I have long cargo. Can you do this in the Prime?
     
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    95 views and no owner has tried this yet? Am I the only one who makes pretty regular use of this capability?
     
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    Lee, I will be happy to try this when I get my Advanced in 6 to 8 weeks!
    I can't believe that someone isn't curious/helpful enough to check this
    out for you.
     
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    Just for you Lee ... ran to my car in the parking lot in the rain to capture these special shots
     

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    I also made this video a while back that shows you the trunk and back seats ... that Mike Dee is referring to in terms of the drop from the cargo area to the back of the backrow seats once they are folded down

     

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    So it does! Thanks Optimus!
     
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    So with a little padding, it looks like wannabe campers could be right at home if they're already comfortable sleeping in their LazyBoy recliners.

    Hey, are there storage pockets in the backs of the front seats?
     
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    Yes, there are storage pockets behind the front seats.
     
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    In the Gen 2, you could even fold the front seats flush with the unfolded rear seat cushion. Can you do THAT in the Gen4/Prime?
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    Isn't that what Optimus did in the last photo in post 4 of this thread?
     
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    No, the front seat is higher than the back seat bottom. But the back seat folded meets the front seat back.
     
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    But it's not flush with the rear seat. Maybe it's a nit, but Gen 2 owners are a proud lot.

    Front seat down.png
     
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    Lee, Thank you for researching this. Have you found any way to get this done? I have even considered finding out if the previous model's seats would retrofit into the new Prius models! I would love to purchase a new Prius, but I cannot if the front passenger seat won't fold flush with the back seat. Phone pictures 048.jpg Phone pictures 049.jpg
     
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    Yeah, it works. Look at post 4 in this thread.
     
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