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Comparing Convertible Car Seats

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Pros Easy to install and use, cozy comfort, nice qualityVery good crash test results, easy to install, high quality and comfyGreat crash test results, easy to use, attractive price, lighterBest crash test results, rear-facing till 50 lbs, priceAnti-rebound bar, easy to install, steel frame
Cons Average crash test resultsExpensive, heavier, stiff buckleHarder to install using the vehicle beltNot the best quality, harder belt installationHigher price, heavy, rethread harness
Bottom Line Impressive option with quality features and super easy installation parents will loveComfortable with better crash test results but this quality option comes with a higher priceA lightweight, easy to use seat with excellent crash test result and priceBest crash test results on a budget-friendly seat that lets little ones sit rear-facing for longerInnovative seat with unique features that looks cool and is easy to install
Rating Categories Britax Boulevard Cl... Nuna RAVA Britax Emblem Graco Extend2Fit Clek Foonf
Crash Test (35%)
5.5
7.5
8.0
8.5
6.5
Ease Of Install - LATCH (20%)
9.5
7.7
7.2
6.6
9.8
Ease Of Install - Belt (15%)
9.6
8.2
6.0
7.0
8.2
Ease Of Use (15%)
7.6
6.6
7.6
7.3
5.4
Comfort / Quality (10%)
8.6
8.8
7.4
5.8
7.8
Weight / Size (5%)
5.0
4.0
5.5
5.0
5.0
Specs Britax Boulevard Cl... Nuna RAVA Britax Emblem Graco Extend2Fit Clek Foonf
Crash Test HIC Score 289 292 218 214 499.7
Crash Test Chest G Clip 51 40 42 40 33.4
Min/Max Rear Facing Passenger Weight 5 - 40 lbs 5 - 50 lbs 5 - 40 lbs 4 - 50 lbs 14 - 50 lbs
Min/Max Forward Facing Passenger Weight 20 - 65 lbs 25 - 65 lbs 20 - 65 lbs 22 - 64 lbs 20 - 65 lbs
Max Rear Facing Passenger Height Child's head must be at least 1 in. below the top of the head restraint Not Listed Child's head must be at least 1 in. below the top of the head restraint Child's head must be at least 1 in. below the top of the head restraint 43"
Max Forward Facing Passenger Height 49" and the child's ears must be below the top of the head restraint. 49" 49" and the child's ears must be below the top of the head restraint. 49" and the child's ears must be below the top of the seat shell. 49"
Measured Rear Facing Seat Weight 29.5 lbs 25.8 lbs 18.8 lbs 18.7 lbs 38.4 lbs
Measured Forward Facing Seat Weight 28.4 lbs 25.4 lbs 18.8 lbs 18.7 lbs 33.8 lbs
Width 18" 19" 18.9" 19.6" 17"
Recline Positions 7 5 Rear Facing
5 Forward Facing
1 Rear Facing
2 Forward Facing
4 Rear Facing
3 Forward Facing
1 Rear Facing
2 Forward Facing
Max Recline Angle 51° 40° 42° 51° 40°
Shoulder Harness Positions 14 10 10 10 6
Crotch Strap Positions 2 2 2 2 2
Built in Lock Off ClickTight System True Tension Door Yes No Yes
Anti-rebound Device Yes No No No Yes
Head Support Yes Yes No No Yes
Newborn Insert Yes Yes Yes Yes Accessory
No Rethread Harness Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Onboard Manual Storage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Level Indicator On Seat Ball in Tube. Indicator on base Line on Decal Ball in Tube. Line on Decal
Foam Type EPP EPS EPP EPS EPP
Seat Lifespan 10 yrs 10 yrs 7 7 yrs 9 yrs
Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year

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