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Safety 1st Comfy Carry Elite Plus
 
Price range:
$79.45 - $193.86
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Summary: One of the infant seat models offered by Safety 1st (See Onboard 35 and Onboard 35 Air), a division of the Dorel Juvenile Group.
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Type: 22 lb. capacity infant seats
About - Safety 1st Comfy Carry Elite Plus

The Safety 1st Comfy Carry Elite Plus is part of the car seat test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, infant car seat models like the Comfy Carry Elite Plus are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Crash protection:
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

One of the brands offered under the larger Dorel Juvenile Group company, Safety 1st is well known for its home safety products, but also makes play and travel safety products. Safety 1st  offers the widest range of products in the Dorel group.

Features & Specs - Safety 1st Comfy Carry Elite Plus
info Weight range (lbs.) 4-22
info Height range (in.) 29" or less
info Carrier weight (lbs.) 6
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User Reviews - Safety 1st Comfy Carry Elite Plus
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4.0
Great first car seat for the price
9/24/2014
Pros
Lightweight
Low Price
Cons
Unintuitive Clips
Best Uses
Comment:
I've used this since my daughter was born a little over 12 weeks ago. The car seat can be difficult to remove from the car at first. I had a hard time pushing the lever and getting the car seat to actually come out of the holder. I learned the front of the seat must be pulled up before the back of the car seat, but that took some figuring out and frustration on my part. Figuring out how to loosen the straps was a challenge, but very easy to use once I found the button. Even with those drawbacks, I would buy this seat again. It's easily cleaned and after figuring out the buttons, is easy to use. And I'm definitely glad it's on the lighter side.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
HolmiumST
4/3/2014
Pros
Light Weight
Perceived Workmanship
price
Right size
Cons
Made in China
Some Unintuitive Controls
Best Uses
Comment:
Only able to carry kid up to 22 lbs may seem like a Con, but it makes the product more handily sized and weight less. something the buyer should take into considerations.<br /><br />It's not perfect as some of the controls are not as easy to operate as they can be. but it costs less than average, so it's somewhat understandable.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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