Britax Marathon CS (RF)
|Manufacturer / Model Name||Britax Marathon CS (RF)|
|Model Number / Manufacture Date||E9L98T2 / May 28, 2009|
|Weight / Height||5lb - 35lb / head 1" below top of restraint|
|Evaluation of Labels||
There is not a picture of a child properly restrained in the CRS on the labeling. No additional sizing information is given. No additional harness slot height adjustment information is given. Labels do not explain the use of LATCH.
|Evaluation of Instructions||
The manual does not have a dedicated storage compartment or it hangs on a string. In the manual, there is no illustration of the child in the restraint. In the manual, the section which details vehicle seat belt types does not provide complete information.
|Securing the Child||
The harness clip is not labeled to indicate its correct placement. The harness must be rethread for child's growth. The harness must be rethread when reassembling after cleaning. Multiple actions are required to convert the seat to the rear-facing mode; these must be followed in the manual. The harness must be rethread when reassembling after cleaning. When disassembling for cleaning, mandatory pieces to the restraint must be removed and could be misplaced.
It may be uncomfortable for larger hands to route the seat belt or LATCH belt through the belt path. Interference is possible between a seat component and the belt routing system. No angle feedback device is present. There are not three levels of built-in recline available. Push-button-style connectors are used as LATCH attachments. The LATCH storage area is not labeled.
|Overall Ease of Use Rating||