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Graco Nautilus 3-in-1
 
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$122.00 - $150.92
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Summary: The Graco Nautilus 3-in-1, with its 65 lb. harness capacity, is one of Graco's two toddler boosters seats with high weight limits. It is similar to the Graco Argos 70.
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Type: Greater than 40 lb. harness capacity toddler booster seats
About - Graco Nautilus 3-in-1

The Graco Nautilus 3-in-1 is part of the car seat test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, toddler booster seat models like the Nautilus 3-in-1 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


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About This Brand

One of the world’s best-known names in child-care products. Graco originated popular products such as the Swyngomatic baby swing sold in the 1950s, and later Pack n’ Play portable play yards. Graco has the largest share of the child-seat market in the U.S. and is part of the Newell Rubbermaid group of companies.

Features & Specs - Graco Nautilus 3-in-1
info Weight range harness (lbs.) 20-65
info Height range harness (in.) 27-52
info Weight range booster (lbs.) 30-100
info Height range booster (in.) 38-57
info Seat weight (lbs.) 20
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User Reviews - Graco Nautilus 3-in-1
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2.0
Terrible design
4/23/2014
Pros
Cons
Hard to use
Best Uses
Comment:
We got this carseat as a gift and it has proven to be the worst carseat we have. Whoever likes these things has never tried any of the others. Compared to other brands, this thing is very hard to install with the shoulder strap or the clips, the buckling system is a major pain, and the riding position for the kid is terrible. Even our 4 yr old calls it the bad carseat.<br />This thing gets all the important stuff wrong. Trust me, you should look at other car seats and ignore any good reviews you see.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Very reliable
4/22/2014
Pros
Easily Stowed
Easy To Assemble
Easy to Clean
Stable
Stylish
Cons
Bulky
Best Uses
Travel
Comment:
Very easy to move from vehicle to vehicle despite its weight and bulkiness. Easy to clean. Grandson loves the comfort.
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)
 
5.0
Wouldn't Recommend Any Other Seat
4/22/2014
Pros
Easy to Clean
Lightweight
Stable
Stylish
Cons
Bulky
Best Uses
At Home
Travel
Comment:
We have two girls, and between those two girls we have six of these seats between the ones in my car, my wifes car, and our nanny's car. They are very easy to clean with wipes, or if you need to throw them in the washing machine, you just take the cover off and throw in the machine. I have had to do this once when my daughter got sick on her car seat. Other than that I just wipe it down with pampers wipes.<br /><br />We have taken them on the plane with us when traveling to Orlando, and they were very easy to install in the plane seats with the lap belts.<br /><br />I highly recommend this seat, it is strudy, easy to clean, and easily portable. The only down side is that it is rather bulky compared to the cheaper ones, but I attribute that to extra padding and a strudy design.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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