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Cosco Scenera 40RF
 
Approximate retail price:
$55
Summary: One of multiple convertible seats offered by Cosco, a brand of Dorel Juvenile Group.
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Type: 40 lb. harness capacity car seats
About - Cosco Scenera 40RF

The Cosco Scenera 40RF is part of the car seat test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, convertible car seat models like the Scenera 40RF are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Crash protection:
A rating of the potential for each seat to limit injury and movement of a child in a crash based on simulated frontal crash tests using child sized dummies.

Ease of use:
Our judgment of how easy each seat is to use including the clarity of labels and instructions, adjustments of clips and buckles, the transition of the seat from rear facing to forward facing and installation features such as LATCH connections and top tethers.

Rear facing fit-to-vehicle:
A rating of how easy it is to securely and correctly install each seat using both the vehicle belts and LATCH in a variety of vehicles in a rear-facing orientation and how well they fit each vehicle once installed.
About This Brand

One of the brand names of child products under the Dorel Juvenile Group, Cosco is known for child products at a value price.

Features & Specs - Cosco Scenera 40RF
info Rear facing weight range (lbs.) 5-40
info Forward facing weight range (lbs.) 22-40
info Height range (in.) 19-43
info Seat weight (lbs.) 8
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User Reviews - Cosco Scenera 40RF
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Nice Car Seat at Any Price
2/13/2014
Pros
Comfortable
Easy to Adjust
Lightweight
Safe
Sturdy
Cons
Best Uses
Infants
Toddlers
Comment:
I saw the recommendation here on Consumer Reports, and for the price, I decided to purchase this seat rather than buy a second infant car seat base for my (the dad's) car. I found the installation to be fairly easy. The harness adjusts with one-pull strap - like the Chicco - at a much lower price. The safety ratings are favorable, and after using the seat, I am very pleased. I do recommend purchasing an aftermarket head support for newborns and infants - which can be purchased inexpensively at virtually any department store.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Very Happy Parents
10/11/2013
Pros
Comfortable
Easy to Adjust
Easy to install
Lightweight
Sturdy
Cons
Best Uses
Toddlers
Comment:
We got this seat based on CR recommendation and have been more than satisfied. It has moved from car to car easily. Our daughter has been all over the south sitting in this seat for good trips. <br /><br />The only complaints I have is that it's a bit difficult to take apart and clean. We've had to do this a couple times because of car sickness and general cleaning. getting the straps all put back in their respective slots can be a pain. <br /><br />The other complaint is that I've noticed over time the restraint straps get harder to tighten. I'm a big guy and am starting to have a hard time getting them tight enough.<br /><br />Otherwise this has been a great purchase for my family.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
great buy for the $
7/16/2013
Pros
Easy to Adjust
Easy to install
Sturdy
Cons
Best Uses
Infants
Newborn
Toddlers
Comment:
Read the reviews & was concerned about installing then got it home & it was a breeze to install compared to what one person wrote about it... looking forward to using this for grandchildren we already have and any more we could be blessed with!!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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