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Cosco Apt 50 Car Seat
Apt 50

One of multiple convertible seats offered by Cosco, a brand of Dorel Juvenile Group. 

Description

One of multiple convertible seats offered by Cosco, a brand of Dorel Juvenile Group. 

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Ease of use

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 from rear facing to forward facing and installation features such as LATCH connections and top tethers.

 /  5
Rear LATCH

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.

 /  5
Rear belt

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.

 /  5
Forward LATCH

Forward LATCH

Forward-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 forward-facing installation using the LATCH system.

 /  5
Forward belt

Forward belt

Forward-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 forward-facing installation using the vehicle belts.

 /  5

About

The Cosco Apt 50 is part of the Car Seats test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Convertible Car Seats models like the Apt 50 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 from rear facing to forward facing and installation features such as LATCH connections and top tethers.

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.

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