Does anyone know if Gen 3 seats will fit into Gen 2 Prius?

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  1. aadmikep

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    My 2008 Prius is worth every cent I paid for it. However, even after installing ExtendMySeat rails, the front seats leave much to be desired in terms of comfort and driving position. I test drove a 2010 Prius 2 and the driver seat comfort and driving position is significantly improved.

    Has anyone tried swapping their old Gen II seats with 2010 or newer Prius seats?
     
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    i'm sure it could be done, but its not a simple bolt on.
     
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    That's really my question. It might be similar or at least might be able to bolt onto an extendaseat kit. The 2010+ seats provide more leg support and a lower seat bottom, allowing taller drivers to see out the top of the windshield better. At least that's my hope.
     
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    you gonna have to mod it, its not a bolt in. and will the side airbags work? i don't think its been done yet.
     
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    I'm hoping someone may have at least been able to compare the bolt pattern under the newer seats...
     
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    Holy CRAP!
    You mean the seats in a G2 are less comfortable than the ones in a G3??!!
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    I didn't think that was possible!!!

    You might be better served with an aftermarket seat, but I agree with the above post. It's going to be difficult to transplant a G3 seat into a G2 body.

    Good Luck!
     
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