Why does the Porsche 911 even have rear seats?

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Asked by Apr 27, 2013 at 05:14 PM about the Porsche 911

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The rear seats of the Porsche 911 are unusable, so why are they there?

7 Answers

Tom Demyan
195,865

To keep insurance costs lower.

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tenspeed
86,065

That's so they can take their dogs with them.

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Racer_X
23,225

As stated before, primarily for a reduction in insurance costs (Ypu can say you have a 4 seater). Also, you can carry small children (VERY small) or a small amount of luggage or cargo there as well. This adds a bit more utility to the car. LOL...In my Mitsu Outlander SUV, there's 3rd row seating, but barely suitable for passengers...I believe Mitsu calls them "emergency seats" (See pic). Porsche should put in their owner's manual..for emergency transport or groceries only.

Stephen Smith
1,260

4 seaters carry lower insurance costs. The rear seats in a 911 are for people and children you dislike.

Racer_X
23,225

I think the WORST sportscar 2+2 rear seat I've ever sat in was a 1987 Mazda RX-7. Sitting upright in just NOT an option, I actually had to lay across the 2 stiff and very uncomfortable seats and I was STILL in agony. Ugh!

Andrew Dickens
1,155

They are usable. I have had adults in the back, and often take my daughter out in the back. Also chuck bags, golf clubs and things back there. However, an Aston Martin DB9 has REALLY un-usable seats

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Kalani Drake
10

Insurance reasons, but they are useful for a pug. I lay the seats down, sit her back there and she had a perfect view of the surroundings.

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