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    Cosco Scenera NEXT Car Seat
    Scenera NEXT

    One of multiple convertible seats offered by Cosco, a brand of Dorel Juvenile Group. This seat has a minimum age of 2 before it can be used forward-facing.

    Description

    One of multiple convertible seats offered by Cosco, a brand of Dorel Juvenile Group. This seat has a minimum age of 2 before it can be used forward-facing.

    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 Scenera NEXT is part of the Car Seats test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Convertible Car Seats models like the Scenera NEXT 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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