Ratings Overview - Infant Car Seat

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Products sorted by Overall Rating score List Price Score 0-100 Crash Test Ease of Install - LATCH Ease of Install - Belt Ease of Install - w/o Base Ease of Use Comfort / Quality Weight / Size
Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4-35

 Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4-35
The Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4-35 earned the highest overall score in this review. It is a nice looking car seat that has some interesting features and performed well in our tests. This seat is very...  read more >
$300

Editors' Choice Award
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76
Crash Test - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Install - LATCH - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - Belt - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 10 of 10
10
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Comfort / Quality - 8 of 10
8
Weight / Size - 6 of 10
6

 Chicco Fit2
The Chicco Fit2 is a newer infant car seat that allows little ones to remain rear facing in an infant seat up to 24 months. This seat is very easy to install using the LATCH method and could...  read more >
$280

Editors' Choice Award
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71
Crash Test - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - LATCH - 10 of 10
10
Ease of Install - Belt - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Comfort / Quality - 8 of 10
8
Weight / Size - 2 of 10
2

 UPPAbaby Mesa
The UPPAbaby Mesa is an impressive infant car seat that scored third overall in our infant car seat review. The Mesa has a couple of different easy installation options, and it won a Top Pick for...  read more >
$350

Top Pick Award
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70
Crash Test - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - LATCH - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Install - Belt - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Comfort / Quality - 7 of 10
7
Weight / Size - 5 of 10
5
Chicco KeyFit 30

 Chicco KeyFit 30
The Chicco KeyFit 30 is a popular car seat for infants that has received accolades from parents and institutions alike. After extensive testing and side-by-side comparisons with the other products...  read more >
$200

Editors' Choice Award
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68
Crash Test - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Install - LATCH - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Install - Belt - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Comfort / Quality - 5 of 10
5
Weight / Size - 5 of 10
5

 Cybex Cloud Q
The Cybex Cloud Q is an innovative infant car seat with additional safety features and impressive crash test results. This product scored well in most metrics and impressed users with its quality...  read more >
$400

Top Pick Award
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67
Crash Test - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Install - LATCH - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Install - Belt - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Comfort / Quality - 8 of 10
8
Weight / Size - 2 of 10
2
The Cybex Aton 2

 Cybex Aton 2
Ranking near the top of the car seats we reviewed, the Cybex Aton 2 is a good option that looks great and scored above average in most of our tests. It was one of the easiest products to install...  read more >
$320

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67
Crash Test - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - LATCH - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Install - Belt - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Comfort / Quality - 7 of 10
7
Weight / Size - 6 of 10
6
Phil and Teds Alpha

 Phil and Teds Alpha
Phil and Teds Alpha car seat offers a lot to impress with a very nice comfort and quality score, and some good installation scores. Plus, what it lacks in ease of use, it makes up for in being...  read more >
$200

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66
Crash Test - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Install - LATCH - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - Belt - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Comfort / Quality - 8 of 10
8
Weight / Size - 7 of 10
7
The Safety 1st onBoard 35 Air

 Safety 1st onBoard 35 Air
The Safety 1st onBoard 35 Air is a nice budget-friendly car seat for infants. It performed above average in almost every test and impressed us with its ease of installation without the base and...  read more >
$160

Best Value Award
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65
Crash Test - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - LATCH - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - Belt - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Comfort / Quality - 6 of 10
6
Weight / Size - 6 of 10
6
Recaro Performance Coupe

 Recaro Performance Coupe
The Recaro Performance Coupe is a sharp looking infant car seat that has a great ease of use score and finished about middle of the pack of seats we tested. It isn't a bad choice earning scores in...  read more >
$270

100
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62
Crash Test - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - LATCH - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Install - Belt - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Comfort / Quality - 7 of 10
7
Weight / Size - 5 of 10
5

 Doona
The Doona infant car seat in a unique product that can transform into a stroller. While this product experienced difficulty in some of our tests, we feel it fills a niche for some parents that have...  read more >
$500

Top Pick Award
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60
Crash Test - 3 of 10
3
Ease of Install - LATCH - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - Belt - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Comfort / Quality - 7 of 10
7
Weight / Size - 5 of 10
5
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Graco SnugRide Click Connect 40

 Graco SnugRide Click Connect 40
The Graco SnugRide Click Connect 40 is the highest ranking Graco product we tested but is still only average regarding overall score. It uses Graco's newer "Click Connect" technology to connect the...  read more >
$220

100
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60
Crash Test - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Install - LATCH - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - Belt - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 3 of 10
3
Comfort / Quality - 5 of 10
5
Weight / Size - 5 of 10
5

 Baby Jogger City GO
The Baby Jogger City Go scored below average in our tests with only six products earning lower scores. The City Go earned a good score for ease of installation using the carrier without the base and...  read more >
$230

100
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59
Crash Test - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - LATCH - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - Belt - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Comfort / Quality - 4 of 10
4
Weight / Size - 5 of 10
5
Graco SnugRide Click Connect 35

 Graco SnugRide Click Connect 35
The Graco Snugride Click Connect 35 struggled in our tests and had difficulty performing in key metrics compared to the competition. This seat is not the most comfortable or the best quality in our...  read more >
$150

100
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57
Crash Test - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - LATCH - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Install - Belt - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Comfort / Quality - 4 of 10
4
Weight / Size - 7 of 10
7
Britax B-Safe 35

 Britax B-Safe 35
The Britax B-Safe 35 ranked second from the bottom in our tests of 15 products. While it earned a higher than average score for installation using LATCH, it did not score above average for any other...  read more >
$210

100
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57
Crash Test - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Install - LATCH - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Install - Belt - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Comfort / Quality - 6 of 10
6
Weight / Size - 5 of 10
5
Evenflo Embrace LX

 Evenflo Embrace LX
The Evenflo Embrace LX is an attractively priced car seat, but unfortunately, it did not perform well during testing. We had excessive trouble installing this seat, and we don't think it offers...  read more >
$100

100
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56
Crash Test - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Install - LATCH - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Install - Belt - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Install - w/o Base - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Comfort / Quality - 4 of 10
4
Weight / Size - 8 of 10
8
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