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How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2022 Infiniti QX55?

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The verdict: The stylish 2022 Infiniti QX55 adds some luxury to family life with its upscale looks and premium interior. The coupelike SUV’s cabin is quite roomy, but our bulky car seats put it to the test. 

Does it fit three car seats? No.

Take a look at how the Latch system and each car seat scored below in our Car Seat Check of the 2022 Infiniti QX55.

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A Grade

  • Latch: The QX55 has two sets of lower Latch anchors in the outboard seats; they’re clearly marked and easy to use. Three tether anchors sit toward the bottom of the seatbacks; they’re marked with a Latch symbol, which is helpful because there are also two cargo hooks that parents could confuse for tether anchors. In our test car, the top tether anchors sat behind the seat upholstery. To access the anchors, we had to push through the upholstery. 

B Grade

  • Infant seat: Installing the infant seat was easy. To fit the rear-facing infant seat, we had to move the front passenger seat forward a half-inch. Our 5-foot-8-inch front passenger still had good legroom, but taller passengers will need more space. 
  • Rear-facing convertible: The convertible car seat installed quickly in the QX55’s backseat, but we again had to move the front passenger seat forward to fit the car seat behind it. Front legroom remained good.
  • Forward-facing convertible: This car seat installed easily with no fit issues, but we needed to dig to connect to the top tether anchor. 
  • Booster: The high-back booster seat fit well. The seat belt buckle, however, sits low in the seat cushion and the lack of significant seat bolstering means the booster can easily slide over the buckle, making it difficult for kids to buckle up on their own.

C Grade

  • None

Grading Scale

A: Plenty of room for the car seat and the child; doesn’t impact driver or front-passenger legroom. Easy to find and connect to Latch and tether anchors. No fit issues involving head restraint or seat contouring. Easy access to the third row.

B: One room, fit or connection issue. Some problems accessing the third row when available.

C: Marginal room plus one fit or connection issue. Difficult to access the third row when available.

D: Insufficient room, plus multiple fit or connection issues.

F: Does not fit or is unsafe.

About Cars.com’s Car Seat Checks

Editors Jennifer Geiger and Jennifer Newman are certified child safety seat installation technicians.

For the Car Seat Check, we use a Chicco KeyFit 30 infant-safety seat, a Graco Contender 65 convertible seat and Graco TurboBooster seat. The front seats are adjusted for a 6-foot driver and a shorter passenger. The three child seats are installed in the second row. The booster seat sits behind the driver’s seat, and the infant and convertible seats are installed behind the front passenger seat.

We also install the forward-facing convertible in the second row’s middle seat with the booster and infant seat in the outboard seats to see if three car seats will fit; a child sitting in the booster seat must be able to reach the seat belt buckle. If there’s a third row, we install the booster seat and a forward-facing convertible. Learn more about how we conduct our Car Seat Checks.

Parents should also remember that they can use the Latch system or a seat belt to install a car seat, and that Latch anchors have a weight limit of 65 pounds, including the weight of the child and the weight of the seat itself.

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