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


« Back to Ease-of-Use Ratings


Graco Smart Seat (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameGraco Smart Seat (B)
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date1770991  /  Dec 2, 2010
Harness TypeHigh Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
The belt routing path is not labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the car seat is installed in this mode.
Securing the Child 3 stars
While disassembling for cleaning, mandatory pieces may become loose and could be misplaced.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 5 stars

« Back to Ease-of-Use Ratings