U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Automotive
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 03-06-2010, 07:56 PM
 
12,113 posts, read 12,928,337 times
Reputation: 4601

Advertisements

Is that carspeak for a seat massager in an SUV or does it just move the back?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 03-06-2010, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
9,992 posts, read 15,594,616 times
Reputation: 4507
Quote:
Originally Posted by evilnewbie View Post
Is that carspeak for a seat massager in an SUV or does it just move the back?
it's just a seat that is structured to conform to the proper alignment of the lower back for comfort.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-06-2010, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Northridge/Porter Ranch, Calif.
18,961 posts, read 18,652,017 times
Reputation: 4965
My '95 Lincoln Town Car has that feature.
It inflates the lower part of the back of the seat cushion. Mine has a switch- move it one way to inflate it and the other way to deflate. It do use it at times.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-06-2010, 09:17 PM
 
12,113 posts, read 12,928,337 times
Reputation: 4601
Hmm... Is there any SUV that has a seat massager other than the Volvo XC90? It seems, its the only one?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-06-2010, 11:41 PM
 
Location: Purgatory (A.K.A. Dallas, Texas)
5,010 posts, read 9,349,644 times
Reputation: 2292
Quote:
Originally Posted by evilnewbie View Post
Hmm... Is there any SUV that has a seat massager other than the Volvo XC90? It seems, its the only one?

No, many of the high-end BMW's and MB's do as well.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-07-2010, 12:44 AM
 
1,263 posts, read 1,590,032 times
Reputation: 1259
My Lincoln LS has this. I never use it though, since I find the stiff lumbar uncomfortable for my back.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-07-2010, 06:52 AM
 
12,113 posts, read 12,928,337 times
Reputation: 4601
Its strange that SUV manufacturers almost never mention that they have massaging seats in their lists of what comes standard or options... Mercedes/BMW doesn't mention it but I guess its in there.. don't know if Lexus/Audi/Infiniti also has it... too lazy to mention it I guess?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-07-2010, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
9,992 posts, read 15,594,616 times
Reputation: 4507
why do you need a massaging seat? you should not be relaxing while driving it would cause me to get tired that is not a good thing behind the wheel.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-07-2010, 04:56 PM
 
19,127 posts, read 13,988,193 times
Reputation: 7162
It is more a setting for lower back comfort than anything else. You set it once if you are the main user, and then forget it. My 85 volvo has a manual adjuster for the same thing. I set it once when I first got the car and left it that way.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Over $94,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Automotive
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2015, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 - Top