What's this? Overall score is based on crash protection, scores for ease of use and fit to vehicle, in LATCH and belt modes, using the car seat with its base. The displayed score is out of a total of 100 points.
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Summary:One of multiple seats offered in the U.S. by Cybex. This version of the Aton includes a European style support leg not typically seen in the US.
The Cybex Aton 2 is part of the car seat
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, infant car seat
models like the Aton 2 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Evaluation of a seat’s potential for providing an additional margin of safety in simulated 35mph frontal crashes when compared to the performance of similar models. Evaluation is based on injury criteria measured on standardized child-size dummies, head contact with the back of a simulated front seat, and the car seat’s ability to remain intact during the course of testing.
Ease of use:
Includes the clarity of instructions, installing the seat, adjusting harness positions, placing a child in the seat, securing the harness, and removing the child.
Fit to vehicle LATCH:
A rating of how easy it is to securely and correctly install each seat using the LATCH system in a variety of vehicles and how well the seats fit each vehicle once installed.
About This Brand
A Europe-based company, Cybex is new to the child-restraint market in the U.S. Cybex offers a full line of innovative child travel products and carriers in Europe, and is known for its innovative designs and fabrics. Cybex seats are distributed in the U.S. by Regal Lager, based in Georgia.
Features & Specs - Cybex Aton 2
Weight range (lbs.) The manufacturers' specifications for the seats - they can accommodate a child weighing from X to Y lbs.
Weight range (lbs.)
Height range (in.) The manufacturers' specifications for the seats - they can accommodate a child from A to B inches in height.
Height range (in.)
30" or less
Carrier weight (lbs.) The weight of the carrier portion of the seat.