There is a procedure for rear seat #2 removal, I don't know what it is going to look like under the seat. I don't know as though you are going to gain much additional storage space, and the fuel economy increase may be slightly more than a trace amount. The seat is not going to weigh that much. Here is the procedure, for your reference.
Rear Number 2 Folding Seat Replacement
Remove the rear seat track covers (1) from the front of the seat.
Raise the seat back to the upright position.
Remove the rear seat track cover (1) from the rear of the seat.
Remove the rear seat mounting bolts (1) from the rear of the seat.
Disconnect the electrical connectors from the seat.
Remove the seat from the vehicle.
Insert the hooks (1) at the front of the seat into the slots in the floor.
Connect the electrical connector to the seat.
Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in the Preface section.
Install the rear seat mounting bolts (1).
Tighten the mounting nuts to 45 N Â m (33 lb ft).
Install the seat track cover (1) to the rear of the seat track.
Install the rear seat track covers to the front of the seat (1).
Calibrate the seat. Refer to Memory Seat Calibration .
Saturday, July 24th, 2010 AT 12:21 AM