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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  Manufacturer  /  Model Name Model Number  /  Manufacture Date Harness Type Weight  /  Height Evaluation
of Labels
Evaluation of
Instructions
Securing
the Child
Installation
Features
Overall Ease
of Use Rating
Britax Parkway SG E9LA81A  /  Jul 1, 2012 Highback/No Back 40lb - 120lb / 38" - 63" 3 stars 4 stars 2 stars 4 stars 3 stars
Britax Parkway SGL E9LD22S  /  Mar 1, 2013 Highback/No Back 40lb - 120lb / 38" - 63" 3 stars 2 stars 2 stars 4 stars 3 stars
Bubblebum Booster BB001US  /  Apr 20, 2011 No Back 40lb - 80lb / 40" - 52" 3 stars 5 stars 2 stars 4 stars 4 stars
Chicco KeyFit Strada 00071999430070  /  Nov 1, 2009 High Back/No Back 33lb - 100lb / 38" - 57" 4 stars 4 stars 1 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Clek Olli LU106410013  /  Mar 5, 2010 No Back 40lb - 100lb / 40" - 57" 5 stars 4 stars 3 stars n/a 4 stars
Clek Oobr BU000000340  /  Sep 3, 2009 High Back/No Back 33lb - 100lb / 38" - 57" 4 stars 5 stars 4 stars 5 stars 5 stars
Clek Ozzi S301002070  /  Nov 14, 2013 No Back 40lb - 120lb / 40" - 57" 4 stars 4 stars 3 stars n/a 4 stars
Combi Kobuk AirThru 8970  /  Apr 1, 2010 High Back/No Back 33lb - 125lb / 33" - 57" 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Cosco Ambassador 22293-BCG  /  Jun 17, 2013 No Back 40lb - 100lb / 43" - 57" 4 stars 4 stars 2 stars n/a 3 stars
Cosco Highrise 22297-AOG  /  Nov 8, 2013 No Back 30lb - 100lb / 34" - 57" 4 stars 5 stars 2 stars n/a 4 stars
Cosco Pronto BC033-AURW  /  Mar 8, 2014 Highback/No Back 30lb - 100lb / 34" - 57" 3 stars 5 stars 1 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Cosco Rightway BC065-AQL  /  Sep 23, 2013 Highback/No Back 30lb - 100lb / 34" - 57" 4 stars 5 stars 2 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Cosco Stack-It! No-Back Booster BC073-BMQ  /  Jan 27, 2014 No Back 40lb - 100lb / 43" - 57" 3 stars 5 stars 2 stars n/a 4 stars
Cosco Topside BC030-BJE  /  Dec 9, 2011 No Back 40lb - 100lb / 43" - 57" 4 stars 4 stars 5 stars n/a 4 stars
Cybex Solution X-Fix 50020020  /  Feb 1, 2010 High Back 33lb - 100lb / 38" - 60" 4 stars 4 stars 2 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Diono Monterey 15000  /  Oct 1, 2011 High Back/No Back 30lb - 120lb / 38" - 63" 1 stars 4 stars 2 stars 4 stars 3 stars
Diono Santa Fe 15000  /  Jun 1, 2012 No Back 30lb - 120lb / 38" - 63" 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars n/a 4 stars
Eddie Bauer First Adventure BC084-BZK  /  Jan 13, 2014 Highback/No Back 40lb - 100lb / 43" - 57" 4 stars 4 stars 2 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Evenflo Amp Highback 31911431  /  Mar 4, 2014 Highback/No Back 30lb - 110lb / 40" - 57" 4 stars 5 stars 3 stars 5 stars 5 stars
Evenflo Big Kid DLX 30911278A  /  Mar 30, 2012 High Back/No Back 30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57" 3 stars 4 stars 3 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Evenflo Big Kid LX 31411373  /  Jan 10, 2014 Highback/No Back 30lb - 110lb / 38" - 57" 4 stars 5 stars 3 stars 5 stars 5 stars
Evenflo Big Kid Right Fit 31321485  /  Oct 20, 2013 Highback/No Back 30lb - 110lb / 38" - 57" 4 stars 4 stars 3 stars 3 stars 3 stars
Ferrari Dream Lowback Booster 254138  /  Aug 26, 2010 No Back 33lb - 100lb / 33" - 57" 4 stars 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 3 stars
Ferrari Dreamway SP 744138  /  Nov 24, 2011 High Back/No Back 33lb - 100lb / 33" - 57" 2 stars 3 stars 5 stars 1 stars 3 stars
Graco AFFIX Booster 1852665  /  Nov 7, 2012 Highback/No Back 30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57" 4 stars 4 stars 1 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Graco Affix with SSSIP 1877394  /  Nov 4, 2013 Highback/No Back 30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57" 4 stars 5 stars 1 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Graco Connext 1853339  /  Dec 6, 2012 No Back 40lb - 100lb / 40" - 57" 3 stars 5 stars 3 stars 4 stars 4 stars
Graco TurboBooster (Highback/No Back) 1781042  /  Feb 2, 2013 Highback/No Back 30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57" 1 stars 5 stars 1 stars 5 stars 3 stars
Graco TurboBooster (No Back) 1751954  /  Feb 12, 2009 No Back 40lb - 100lb / 40" - 57" 3 stars 5 stars 2 stars 4 stars 4 stars
Graco TurboBooster Elite 1774834  /  Nov 15, 2011 High Back/No Back 30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57" 3 stars 5 stars 2 stars 4 stars 4 stars
Graco Turbobooster Elite with Safety Surround 1830264  /  Apr 5, 2012 High Back/No Back 30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57" 2 stars 5 stars 1 stars 5 stars 3 stars
Harmony Baby Armor 0304001RDN  /  Apr 30, 2009 High Back/No Back 30lb - 110lb / 34" - 57" 3 stars 4 stars 1 stars 1 stars 2 stars
Harmony Carpooler 0304006BKR  /  Aug 8, 2011 No Back 30lb - 110lb / 34" - 57" 4 stars 5 stars 5 stars 1 stars 4 stars
Harmony Cruz Youth Booster 0304007BKG  /  Mar 3, 2012 No Back 30lb - 110lb / 34" - 57" 3 stars 5 stars 5 stars 4 stars 4 stars
Harmony Dreamtime Comfort Booster 0303002PSK  /  Nov 23, 2009 High Back/No Back 30lb - 110lb / 34" - 57" 1 stars 3 stars 1 stars 1 stars 2 stars
Harmony Folding Travel Booster 0303005FLD  /  Dec 15, 2012 Highback 30lb - 110lb / 34" - 57" 4 stars 5 stars 1 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Harmony LiteRider 0304003GSD  /  Apr 30, 2009 No Back 30lb -100lb / 34" - 57" 1 stars 3 stars 5 stars 4 stars 3 stars
Harmony Olympian Youth Booster Seat 0304005TCH  /  Nov 24, 2009 High Back 30lb - 110lb / 34" - 57" 1 stars 5 stars 3 stars 1 stars 2 stars
Harmony Transit Booster 0304010CCL  /  Dec 4, 2012 No Back 30lb - 100lb / 34" - 57" 3 stars 5 stars 3 stars 1 stars 3 stars
Harmony V6 Belt Positioning Booster 0303003BTH  /  Nov 25, 2013 Highback/No Back 30lb - 110lb / 34" - 57" 2 stars 5 stars 2 stars 4 stars 3 stars
Harmony Youth Booster 030400HRD  /  Feb 22, 2014 No Back 30lb - 100lb / 34" - 57" 3 stars 5 stars 5 stars 1 stars 4 stars
Kiddy CruiserFix Pro 51520CF045  /  Sep 5, 2011 Highback 33lb - 100lb / 38" - 60" 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars 4 stars 4 stars
Learning Curve B540 B540-POP OF TEAL  /  Jul 8, 2013 Highback 30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57" 4 stars 4 stars 5 stars 5 stars 5 stars
Maxi-Cosi Rodi XR 22223-CTR  /  May 6, 2009 High Back/No Back 30lb - 100lb / 34" - 57" 4 stars 3 stars 2 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Peg Perego Viaggio HBB 120 IMVI00US35DX13DP49  /  Jul 27, 2012 Highback/No Back 40lb - 120lb / 39" - 57" 2 stars 4 stars 5 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Recaro Performance Booster 500571452  /  May 8, 2014 Highback 30lb - 120lb / 37" - 61" 1 stars 3 stars 3 stars 5 stars 3 stars
Recaro ProBooster 500260159  /  May 18, 2010 High Back 30lb - 120lb / 37" - 61" 1 stars 3 stars 5 stars 4 stars 3 stars
Safety 1st Boost Air Protect BC027-AVU  /  Feb 7, 2011 High Back/No Back 30lb - 100lb / 34" - 57" 3 stars 3 stars 2 stars 4 stars 3 stars
Safety 1st BoostAPak BC062-BVC  /  Mar 27, 2013 No Back 40lb - 80lb / 43" - 52" 4 stars 4 stars 5 stars 4 stars 4 stars
Safety 1st Incognito BC093-DGR  /  Feb 5, 2014 No Back 60lb - 120lb / 47" - 60" 4 stars 4 stars 5 stars n/a 4 stars
Safety 1st Store 'N Go Highback/Lowback Booster BC069-CJR  /  Dec 21, 2013 Highback/No Back 40lb - 100lb / 43" - 57" 4 stars 5 stars 3 stars 5 stars 4 stars
Safety 1st Store 'N Go Lowback Booster BC070-CJQ  /  Feb 6, 2014 No Back 40lb - 100lb / 43" - 57" 4 stars 5 stars 3 stars 4 stars 4 stars
Secure Comfort Deluxe Booster 0304001DRM  /  Oct 30, 2009 No Back 30lb - 110lb / 34" - 57" 1 stars 5 stars 5 stars 1 stars 3 stars
Sunshine Kids Santa Fe 15000  /  Nov 1, 2010 No Back 30lb - 120lb / 38" - 63" 1 stars 1 stars 3 stars n/a 1 stars
The First Years B570 Pathway B570-BLB  /  May 1, 2010 High Back 30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57" 5 stars 4 stars 5 stars 4 stars 5 stars

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