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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Eddie Bauer Deluxe 3-in-1 (B)

 

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameEddie Bauer Deluxe 3-in-1 (B)
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date22790-WPR  /  May 6, 2009
Harness TypeHigh Back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 100lb / 43" - 52"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
The belt path is not labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The instruction manual is difficult to find and/or use while the child restraint is installed.
Securing the Child 1 stars
Conversion to this mode from another mode requires multiple actions; caregiver must read instruction manual. While disassembling for cleaning, mandatory pieces may become loose and could be misplaced.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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