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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Cosco Pronto!

 

Cosco Pronto!

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameCosco Pronto!
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date22491-RTO  /  Jun 2, 2009
Harness TypeHigh Back/No Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 100lb / 34" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
The belt path is not labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The instruction manual is difficult to find and/or use while the child restraint is installed. There is no full picture of a properly-restrained child in the instruction manual. The warning that the rear seat is the safest place for children is located
Securing the Child 2 stars
The restraint did not arrive assembled. No illustration is given on the labeling to demonstrate how to convert the booster from high-back mode to low-back mode.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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