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Consumer Reports Reviews Car seats

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Car seat reviews. We review different types of Car seats. Our Car seat reviews will help you decide what Car seat is best for you.

Consumer Reports Car seat reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Car seat ratings where you will see our Car seat reviews on Crash protection/beltfit highback, Ease of use and Crash protection/beltfit backless. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Car seats that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the Car seat you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the Car seat's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a Car seat. We also have up to date Car seat blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and Car seat news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

Car seat Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsBritax Roundabout 50 Classic Reviews
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Britax Roundabout 50 Classic
Type: Greater than 40 lb. harness capacity car seats
Summary: A convertible model from Britax with a more modest price point. The Roundabout 50 carries the "classic" name to differentiate it from Britax's "next generatiion" convertible seat lineup
 
 
The Britax Roundabout 50 Classic Car seat has the following features: Rear facing weight range (lbs.), Forward facing weight range (lbs.), Height range (in.), Seat weight (lbs.), Base width (in.), Overall width (in.), Shell height (in.), Overall height (in.), LATCH connectors, Harness adjustment, Recline level indicator type, Multiple recline positions and Spanish language instructions.
ratingsGraco Smart Seat Reviews
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Summary: The newest among All-in-One models, and the only All-in-One offered by Graco.
 
 
The Graco Smart Seat Car seat has the following features: Rear facing weight range (lbs.), Rear facing height range (in.), Forward facing weight range (lbs.), Forward facing height range (in.), Booster weight range (lbs.), Booster height range total (in.), Seat weight (lbs.), Base width (in.), Overall width (in.), Shell height (in.), Overall height (in.), LATCH connectors, Harness adjustment, Recline level indicator type, Recline level indicator position, Multiple recline positions and Spanish language instructions.
ratingsClek Olli Reviews
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Clek Olli
Type: Backless boosters
Summary: One of multiple boosters offered by Clek, a new name in child restraints.
 
 
The Clek Olli Car seat has the following features: Weight range (highback), Weight range (backless), Height range (highback), Height range (backless), Seat weight backless (lbs.), Seat weight highback (lbs.), Base width (in.), Overall width (in.), Shell height (in.), Overall height (in.), Adjustable head restraint/slots, Width adjustment, LATCH connections and Spanish language instructions.
ratingsCombi Coccoro Reviews
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Combi Coccoro
Type: 40 lb. harness capacity car seats
Summary: One of two convertible models offered by Combi, the Coccoro is a lightweight, compact convertible.
 
 
The Combi Coccoro Car seat has the following features: Rear facing weight range (lbs.), Forward facing weight range (lbs.), Height range (in.), Seat weight (lbs.), Base width (in.), Overall width (in.), Shell height (in.), Overall height (in.), LATCH connectors, Harness adjustment, Recline level indicator type, Recline level indicator position and Spanish language instructions.
ratingsGraco Argos 70 Reviews
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Graco Argos 70
Type: Greater than 40 lb. harness capacity toddler booster seats
Summary: The Graco Argos 70, with its 70 lb. harness capacity, is one of Graco's toddler boosters seats with high weight limits. It is similar to the Graco Nautilus 3-in-1.
 
 
The Graco Argos 70 Car seat has the following features: Weight range harness (lbs.), Height range harness (in.), Weight range booster (lbs.), Height range booster (in.), Seat weight (lbs.), Base width (in.), Overall width (in.), Shell height harnessed (in.), Shell height booster (in.), Overall height harnessed (in.), Overall height booster (in.), LATCH connectors, Harness adjustment, Multiple recline positions and Spanish language instructions.

Whats behind our Car seat ratings?

  • Crash protection/beltfit highback
  • Ease of use
  • Crash protection/beltfit backless