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Evenflo SafeMax All-In-One car seat

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Price $280.00

One of several All-in-One models offered by Evenflo. These ratings also apply to the other versions of this model that with out SureLATCH connectors including the Symphony LX and Symphony Platinum LX.

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The Evenflo SafeMax All-In-One is part of the Car seat test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, All-in-one car seat models like the SafeMax All-In-One are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Ease of use: Our judgment of how easy each seat is to use including the clarity of labels and instructions, adjustments of clips and buckles, the transition of the seat between modes and installation features such as LATCH connections, belt paths, top tethers and booster guides.

Rear LATCH: Rear-facing installation using the LATCH system. A rating of how compatible, easy and secure a child car seat can be correctly installed in certain test vehicles. This rating is based on a rear-facing installation using the LATCH system.

Rear belt: Rear-facing installation using vehicle seat belts. A rating of how compatible, easy and secure a child car seat can be correctly installed in certain test vehicles. This rating is based on a rear-facing installation using the vehicle belts.

Specs

Rear facing weight range (lbs.) Rear facing weight range Maximum weight (lbs.) allowed for child in rear facing orientation.
5-40
Rear facing height range (in.) Rear facing height range Range in inches of children allowed by the seat in rear-facing mode'.
19-40
Forward facing weight range (lbs.) Forward facing weight range Maximum weight (lbs.) allowed for child in forward facing orientation.
22-65
Forward facing height range (in.) Forward facing height range Range in inches of children allowed by the seat in forward-facing harnessed mode.
28-50
Booster weight range (lbs.) Booster weight range Maximum weight (lbs.) allowed for child in booster mode.
40-120
Booster height range total (in.) Booster height range total Range in inches of children allowed by seat in booster mode.
44-57
Seat weight (lbs.) Seat weight Weight of seat in lbs.
21
Base width (in.) Base width Width of seat base as measured from underside of seat.
15
Overall width (in.) Overall width Total width of seat at its widest point.
22
Shell height (in.) Shell height Height of shell/seatback as measured from seat cushion to top of seatback (against child seating surface).
27
Overall height (in.) Overall height Total height of seat from base to top.
30
LATCH connectors LATCH connectors Type of LATCH connection.
Push-on
Harness adjustment Harness adjustment Method of adjusting harness height / position for different height children.
External
Recline level indicator type Recline level indicator type Type of indicator that shows correct level of recline in rear facing orientation.
Line
Recline level indicator position Recline level indicator position Location of level indication on seat.
Both sides

Features

Multiple recline positions Multiple recline positions Indication if seat has more than one recline position.
Yes
Spanish language instructions Spanish language instructions Indicates the availability of spanish language instructions. None, Included or available.
Available

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