How to Take the Seats Out of an HHR

by Shelby Winchell

The Chevrolet Heritage High Roof, or HHR for short, is considered a compact station wagon. The four-door vehicle seats up to five people, two in front and up to three in the back. It also has a trunk area that can be used for storage. Like most vehicles, the HHR comes with the seats pre-installed, but it is possible to take them out if you have the need to do so.

Pull out the spare tire cover from the trunk area of the HHR.

Locate the three nuts holding the rear storage compartment in place. These will be located near the spare tire.

Unscrew nuts using a wrench.

Find the seat mounting nuts and bolts. Remove them using an 18mm deep socket and ratchet.

Remove the plastic covers from the rear seat cushion. These can be found in front of the seat cushion. Stick the flathead screwdriver under the bottom lip and pull up. A gentle pull should free them.

Loosen and remove nuts holding rear seat in place. Repeat process until all nuts have been removed.

Pull the seat forward. A gentle tug will cause the seat to pivot towards the back head rest. Keep pulling until seat is dislodged and free to remove from vehicle.

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About the Author

Shelby Winchell has worked as a journalist for more than seven years, covering the economy, political figures and celebrities for various websites. She has a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.