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Evenflo Big Kid Amp Car Seat

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Big Kid Amp

A backless booster offered by Evenflo in fun colors that may prove popular with kids. Also offered in highback-to-backless versions sold under the names Big Kid Sport and Amp Highback.

Description

A backless booster offered by Evenflo in fun colors that may prove popular with kids. Also offered in highback-to-backless versions sold under the names Big Kid Sport and Amp Highback.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Crash protection/Belt fit highback

Crash protection/Belt fit highback

A rating that combines the potential for highback boosters to limit injury and movement in a crash based on simulated frontal crash tests and the potential for the seat to provide a good belt fit in various vehicles using child sized dummies.

 /  5
Crash protection/Belt fit backless

Crash protection/Belt fit backless

A rating that combines the potential for backless boosters to limit injury and movement in a crash based on simulated frontal crash tests and the potential for the seat to provide a good belt fit in various vehicles using child sized dummies.

 /  5
Booster fit (with back)

Booster fit (with back)

A rating that reflects a booster seat's ability to correctly position the lap and shoulder belts in various test vehicles using a child-sized dummy, when used as a highback booster. Additionally, it includes an assessment of the booster's compatibility with vehicle seats and interior components.

 /  5
Booster fit (no-back)

Booster fit (no-back)

A rating that reflects a booster seat's ability to correctly position the lap and shoulder belts in various test vehicles using a child-sized dummy, when used as a backless booster. Additionally, it includes an assessment of the booster's compatibility with vehicle seats and interior components.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Our evaluation of how easy each seat is to use, including items such as the clarity of labels and instructions, the ease of achieving an appropriate belt fit, and the transition between highback and backless modes where applicable.

 /  5

About

The Evenflo Big Kid Amp is part of the Car Seats test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Booster Seats models like the Big Kid Amp are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Crash protection/Belt fit highback A rating that combines the potential for highback boosters to limit injury and movement in a crash based on simulated frontal crash tests and the potential for the seat to provide a good belt fit in various vehicles using child sized dummies.

Crash protection/Belt fit backless A rating that combines the potential for backless boosters to limit injury and movement in a crash based on simulated frontal crash tests and the potential for the seat to provide a good belt fit in various vehicles using child sized dummies.

Booster fit (with back) A rating that reflects a booster seat's ability to correctly position the lap and shoulder belts in various test vehicles using a child-sized dummy, when used as a highback booster. Additionally, it includes an assessment of the booster's compatibility with vehicle seats and interior components.

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