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Cosco Highback Booster
 
Approximate retail price:
$55
Summary: The Highback is one of two toddler booster seats offered under the Cosco name. The Cosco Highback is also sold as the Cosco Ventura.
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Type: 40 lb. harness capacity toddler booster seats
About - Cosco Highback Booster

The Cosco Highback Booster is part of the car seat test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, toddler booster seat models like the Highback Booster are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Harnessed 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 the labels and instructions, adjustments of clips and buckles, the transition of the seat between harness and booster modes and installation features such as LATCH connections and top tethers.

Fit-to-vehicle LATCH:
A rating of how easy it is to securely and correctly install each seat, in the harnessed mode, using the LATCH system in a variety of vehicles and how well they fit each vehicle once installed.

Similar Models
The following models have the same ratings as Cosco Highback Booster.
Features and specs may vary
Safety 1st Ventura
Approximate retail price:
$40
Price & shop
The Ratings applied to untested model Safety 1st Ventura come from our tests of model Cosco Highback Booster, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
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 Highback Booster
info Weight range harness (lbs.) 22-40
info Height range harness (in.) 34-43
info Weight range booster (lbs.) 40-80
info Height range booster (in.) 43-52
info Seat weight (lbs.) 8
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User Reviews - Cosco Highback Booster
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5.0
My girls love their seat
3/2/2014
Pros
Easily Stowed
Easy To Assemble
Easy to Clean
Lightweight
Portable
Stable
Stylish
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
They love it. My girls have the cup holders on the sides and the cups never fall out. They absolutely love the design and how it's all pink. They always want to go in mommy's car instead of daddy's. They just love it so if they are happy, so is mommy!!
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Great seat great value!
10/14/2013
Pros
Comfortable Fit Well
Easily Stowed
Easy To Assemble
Easy to Clean
Lightweight
Portable
Stable
Stylish
Cons
Best Uses
Use Everyday
Comment:
Other seats we have owned have so much padding the kids don't sit nice in them. This one they sat in and had space to breathe. They loved it.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Hard to Believe the rating
1/11/2013
Pros
Lightweight
Cons
Uncomfortable
Best Uses
Travel
Comment:
Bought as a second car seat and didn't want to spend a fortune. This car seat is a good price but it has no padding in the seat or back. It creates hard spots that would drive me crazy if I had to sit in it for very long. I am value oriented but not so cheap as to subject my kid to this car seat. (yes I did acutally sit in it).<br /><br />I have owned the Graco Nautilus and this is a great car seat albeit heavy (not for travel or taking in/out).
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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