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Graco Classic Ride 50 Car Seat

This model is no longer available or might have limited distribution.

Recall notice
As part of an internal review process, Graco has discovered that, due to an inadvertent error, a small amount of Graco ComfortSport, Ready Ride and Classic Ride car seats did not include a statement on the labels identifying the location of the printed instruction manual and to follow the instructions in the printed manual and on the car seat. While this information does not affect the dynamic performance of the affected car seats if used in a safe manner in accordance with the owner’s manual, it is required by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) standard.

Please use the following link to access manufacturer and model specific information related to this recall. Graco Recall
Classic Ride 50
One of multiple convertible seats offered by Graco.
Description
One of multiple convertible seats offered by Graco.

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 Graco Classic Ride 50 is part of the Car Seats test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Convertible Car Seats models like the Classic Ride 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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