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 Coccoro (FF)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameCombi Coccoro
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date8220  /  Sep 1, 2012
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height20lb - 40lb / 19" - 40"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
No additional sizing information is given on the labels.  Labels do not explain the use of LATCH.  No instructions are given on the labels for the use of the tether.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the restraint is installed in this mode. Additional sizing information is given in text only in the manual.
Securing the Child 1 stars
The harness clip is not labeled with placement instructions.  The restraint uses a 'puzzle buckle' that does not have an intermediate method of holding the shoulder portions of the buckle tongues together.  The child restraint has less than three harness
Installation Features 4 stars
LATCH attachments have buttons to depress for removal.  The LATCH attachment and/or tether storage area is not clearly labeled.  The restraint's belt-positioning features are simple to use, but the caregiver may need to refer to the manual for more inform
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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