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Car seats Ratings & Reviews

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Consumer Reports tests, evaluates, and compares the latest car seat models — so you can go home with the best ones for your children.

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Consumer Reports testing experts work for you the consumer. Each year we buy hundreds of car seats, cribs and strollers and test them in our labs, resulting in product reviews that you can trust. So before you shop for your new car seat, be sure to check our Ratings.

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