Child Safety Seat Ease of Use Ratings

 

Are All Seats Safe?
All car seats rated by NHTSA meet Federal Safety Standards & strict crash performance standards. While all rated seats are safe, they do differ in their ease of use in four basic catagories:

 

Evaluation of Instructions

Vehicle Installation Features

Evaluation of Labels

Securing the Child

 

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Combi Shuttle 33

 

Combi Shuttle 33

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameCombi Shuttle 33
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date8097109  /  Oct 15, 2009
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Heightup to 33lb / up to 33"
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The manual was attached to the restraint in a hard-to-find location when the restraint was removed from its packaging. The manual storage is difficult to find and use.
Securing the Child 3 stars
The harness clip is not labeled to indicate its correct placement. The restraint uses a puzzle buckle that does not have an intermediate method of holding the two buckle tongues together. The harness must be rethreaded when reassembling after cleaning.
Installation Features 5 stars
Push-button-style connectors are used as LATCH attachments.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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