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Graco Nautilus 3-in-1
 
Approximate retail price:
$140
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.


Harnessed crash protection:
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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.
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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1.0
Worst car seat, worst customer service!!
3/27/2014
Pros
Cons
Buckle Does Not Work
Bulky
Difficult to Assemble
Hard To Clean
Heavy
Best Uses
NONE
Comment:
I cannot used it anymore, the buckle does not work, graco does not care, iK called them several times, no answers, they say they will call me, still waiting.guess I have to call my lawyer.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Not for us
1/25/2014
Pros
Cons
Heavy
Best Uses
Travel
Comment:
I purchased this seat for my 3 yr old son. I returned it the next day. I had read the reviews concerned about the short crotch strap and wanted to see if it was really and issue or not. Even on the farthest setting, my son was uncomfortably sitting on the strap. Everything else with the seat was nice, the straps, buckle, cushion, etc. That darn crotch strap is my reason for disliking this seat and I purchased a Britax Pioneer instead. Love the Pioneer!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
Really like this car seat
1/24/2014
Pros
Easy To Assemble
Easy to Clean
Lightweight
Stable
Stylish
Cons
Best Uses
Travel
Comment:
We really like this car seat and are getting ready to purchase another for my husband's vehicle. We love that we can keep our 5 year old in a harness car seat for longer than other models. Gives us a little more security and we'll use it with the harness as long as he will fit (should be at least another year). We definitely recommend this product!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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