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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Britax Frontier (B)

 

Britax Frontier (B)

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameBritax Frontier (B)
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateE9L54H6  /  Jun 6, 2008
Harness TypeHigh Back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 100lb / 42" - 60"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
No illustration shows the child in the child restraint. Additional sizing information is given in text form. The 'no lap belt only' warning is not illustrated in the labeling.
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The instruction manual is stored on a string. The instruction manual is difficult to find and/or use. Warning specifically against using a lap belt only is not illustrated.
Securing the Child 1 stars
Loose parts are generated while disassembling for cleaning.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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