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Infant & Convertible Car Seat Reviews, Specs and Safety Knowledgebase

by Experienced Mommy - Last Updated: January 15, 2018

Car Seat Reviews

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Complete Travel System Reviews

Here are our reviews of baby travel systems which are stroller and car seat combos that are made to fit each other:

The Best Baby Travel Systems of 2018

Latest Car Seats

It is often difficult to find out when a car seat was made. I often search for products and have no idea whether the one I’m looking at is the newest version. That’s why we’ve spent a great deal of time putting this list together, so you can see the different car seat models in order of newest to oldest.

Manufacturer Model Name Release Date Current Price
Baby Trend Protect Premiere 2016-06 Price Info
Baby Trend Protect Sport 2016-05 Price Info
Baby Trend Hybrid LX 3-in-1 2015-06 Price Info
Baby Trend Hybrid 3-in-1 2014-10 Price Info
Britax Frontier ClickTight 2016-05 Price Info
Britax Pinnacle ClickTight 2016-04 Price Info
Britax Boulevard ClickTight 2015-02
Britax Advocate ClickTight 2015-02
Britax Marathon ClickTight 2015-01 Price Info
Britax Advocate G4 2014-07 Price Info
Britax Marathon G4 2014-06
Britax Roundabout G4 2014-06 Price Info
Britax Pavilion G4 2014-05
Britax Boulevard G4 2014-05 Price Info
Britax Pioneer 70 2013-06 Price Info
Britax Pinnacle 90 2013-05 Price Info
Britax Frontier 90 2013-04 Price Info
Britax Pavilion 70 G3 2012-11
Britax Highway 65 2012-07
Britax Frontier 85 SICT 2012-01 Price Info
Chicco NextFit IX Zip 2017-01 Price Info
Chicco NextFit 2013-03
Clek Fllo 2015-02
Clek Foonf 2012-08
Combi Coccoro 2012-09
Cosco MightyFit DX 2016-07 Price Info
Cosco Highback 2-in-1 2016-05 Price Info
Cosco Easy Elite 2016-04 Price Info
Cosco Scenera Next 2014-12 Price Info
Cosco Pronto 2014-03 Price Info
Cosco Highrise 2013-11 Price Info
Cosco Rightway 2013-09 Price Info
Cosco Highback 2013-04 Price Info
Cosco Apt 40RF 2012-02 Price Info
Diono Radian RXT 2016-08
Diono Radian R100 2016-08
Diono Radian R120 2016-06 Price Info
Diono Olympia 2014-04
Diono Rainier 2014-04
Diono Pacifica 2014-04
Dream on Me Booster Car Seat 2015-06 Price Info
Dream on Me Car Booster Seat 2014-05
Eddie Bauer Deluxe 3-in-1 2016-03
Eddie Bauer Deluxe Highback 65 2014-06
Eddie Bauer XRS 65 2012-03 Price Info
Evenflo Chase 2017-02 Price Info
Evenflo Sonus 2017-02 Price Info
Evenflo Transitions 2016-08
Evenflo Titan 65 Sensor Safe 2016-08
Evenflo SafeMax 3-in-1 2016-07
Evenflo SecureKid 2016-04
Evenflo Momentum 2016-04 Price Info
Evenflo Maestro 2016-04 Price Info
Evenflo Evolve 2016-03
Evenflo Tribute 2015-05 Price Info
Evenflo Platinum Evolve 2015-02 Price Info
Evenflo Platinum Triumph 2014-04
Evenflo SureRide 2014-01
Evenflo SecureKid e3 2012-01
Evenflo Symphony 65 LX 2012-01 Price Info
Graco 4Ever Extend2Fit 2016-12 Price Info
Graco SlimFit 2016-11
Graco Sequel 65 2016-11
Graco Wayz 2016-10
Graco Tranzitions 2016-07 Price Info
Graco Nautilus 65LX 2016-03
Graco Extend2Fit 2016-03
Graco Nautilus 80 Elite 2016-01 Price Info
Graco Atlas 65 2015-10
Graco Smart Seat 2015-10
Graco Nautilus 65 with Safety Surround 2015-03
Graco Argos 80 Elite 2015-03
Graco 4Ever 2014-12 Price Info
Graco Milestone 2014-12
Graco Argos 65 2014-09
Graco Fit4Me 70 2014-01
Graco Contender 65 2013-11
Graco Nautilus with SSSIP 2013-09
Graco MyRide 65 with SSSIP 2013-07
Graco ReadyRide 2013-06
Graco ComfortSport 2013-04 Price Info
Graco Nautilus 2013-04
Graco Nautilus Elite 2013-04 Price Info
Graco MySize 70 2013-02 Price Info
Graco MyRide 65 2013-01 Price Info
Graco HeadWise 70 2012-12
Graco Size4Me 70 2012-12
Graco MyRide 70 2012-09
Harmony Dreamtime 2 Deluxe 2016-01
Harmony Big Boost Deluxe 2015-12
Harmony Dreamtime 2 2014-12
Harmony Youth Booster 2014-02 Price Info
Harmony V6 Belt Positioning Booster 2013-11
Harmony Defender 360 2012-12 Price Info
Harmony Folding Travel Booster 2012-12
Harmony Transit Booster 2012-12
Harmony Cruz Youth Booster 2012-03
Jane Montecarlo R1 2014-07
Kiddy Evolution 2014-08 Price Info
Kiddy WorldPlus 2012-01
Maxi-Cosi Pria 70 2017-01 Price Info
Maxi-Cosi Vello 70 2016-11
Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 2015-02
Maxi-Cosi Vello 65 2014-12 Price Info
Maxi-Cosi Rodi AP 2014-03
Maxi-Cosi RodiFix 2014-01 Price Info
Nuna RAVA 2016-09
Peg Perego Primo Viaggio SIP 5/70 2013-03
Recaro Roadster XL 2016-09
Recaro Performance Rally 2016-03
Recaro ProRIDE 2016-02
Recaro Performance Racer 2016-02
Recaro Crossover 2014-12
Recaro Performance Booster 2014-05
Recaro Performance Ride 2013-05
Safety 1st Grow and Go 3-in-1 2016-12 Price Info
Safety 1st Ultra Max Air 360 2016-08 Price Info
Safety 1st Grow and Go EX Air 2016-03 Price Info
Safety 1st Sport Fit 2016-03 Price Info
Safety 1st Continuum 2016-02 Price Info
Safety 1st Elite EX 100 Air Plus 2015-12
Safety 1st Complete Air 65 2015-10
Safety 1st All in One Sport 2015-06 Price Info
Safety 1st Alpha Elite 50lb 2015-05
Safety 1st Advance SE 65 Air Plus 2015-01 Price Info
Safety 1st Summit 65 2014-02
Safety 1st Easy Fit 65 2014-02
Safety 1st Alpha Elite 65 2014-01 Price Info
Safety 1st Elite 80 Air Plus 2014-01
Safety 1st Advance 70 Air Plus 2013-10
Safety 1st Vantage 2012-11 Price Info
Safety 1st Summit 2012-08
Safety 1st Guide 65 2012-05
Safety 1st Chart Air 65 2012-03
Snugli Booster Car Seat 2015-03
Snugli All-in-One 2014-02
The First Years True Fit I-Alert 2013-01
The First Years True Fit SI 2013-01
Triple Play Sit ‘n’ Stroll 2013-02

Car Seat Usage

This table shows how each car seat is designed to be used. The height and weight ranges are for all usages combined.

Model Height Weight Rear-Facing Forward-Facing Booster
Baby Trend Hybrid 3-in-1 29.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Baby Trend Hybrid LX 3-in-1 29.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Baby Trend Protect Premiere Up to 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Baby Trend Protect Sport Up to 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Britax Advocate ClickTight Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Britax Advocate G4 Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Britax Boulevard ClickTight Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Britax Boulevard G4 Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Britax Frontier 85 SICT 30.0″ – 65.0″ 25.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Britax Frontier 90 30.0″ – 62.0″ 25.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Britax Frontier ClickTight 30.0″ – 62.0″ 25.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Britax Highway 65 Up to 48.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Britax Marathon ClickTight Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Britax Marathon G4 Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Britax Pavilion 70 G3 Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Britax Pavilion G4 Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Britax Pinnacle 90 30.0″ – 62.0″ 25.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Britax Pinnacle ClickTight 30.0″ – 62.0″ 25.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Britax Pioneer 70 30.0″ – 59.0″ 25.0lbs – 110.0lbs No Yes Yes
Britax Roundabout G4 Up to 46.0″ 5.0lbs – 55.0lbs Yes Yes No
Chicco NextFit Up to 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Chicco NextFit IX Zip Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Clek Fllo 25.0″ – 49.0″ 14.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Clek Foonf 25.0″ – 49.0″ 14.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Combi Coccoro 19.0″ – 40.0″ 3.0lbs – 40.0lbs Yes Yes No
Cosco Apt 40RF 19.0″ – 43.0″ 5.0lbs – 40.0lbs Yes Yes No
Cosco Easy Elite 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 80.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Cosco Highback 34.0″ – 52.0″ 22.0lbs – 80.0lbs No Yes Yes
Cosco Highback 2-in-1 34.0″ – 52.0″ 22.0lbs – 80.0lbs No Yes Yes
Cosco Highrise 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 100.0lbs No No Yes
Cosco MightyFit DX 19.0″ – 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Cosco Pronto 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 100.0lbs No No Yes
Cosco Rightway 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 100.0lbs No No Yes
Cosco Scenera Next 19.0″ – 43.0″ 5.0lbs – 40.0lbs Yes Yes No
Diono Olympia Up to 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 110.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Diono Pacifica Up to 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 120.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Diono Radian R100 Up to 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Diono Radian R120 Up to 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 120.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Diono Radian RXT Up to 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 120.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Diono Rainier Up to 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 120.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Dream on Me Booster Car Seat 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 100.0lbs No No Yes
Dream on Me Car Booster Seat 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 100.0lbs No No Yes
Eddie Bauer Deluxe 3-in-1 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Eddie Bauer Deluxe Highback 65 34.0″ – 52.0″ 22.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Eddie Bauer XRS 65 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Evenflo Chase 28.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 110.0lbs No Yes Yes
Evenflo Evolve 28.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Evenflo Maestro 28.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 110.0lbs No Yes Yes
Evenflo Momentum 19.0″ – 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Evenflo Platinum Evolve 28.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Evenflo Platinum Triumph 19.0″ – 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Evenflo SafeMax 3-in-1 28.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Evenflo SecureKid 28.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 110.0lbs No Yes Yes
Evenflo SecureKid e3 Up to 57.0″ 20.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Evenflo Sonus 19.0″ – 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 50.0lbs Yes Yes No
Evenflo SureRide 19.0″ – 54.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Evenflo Symphony 65 LX Up to 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Evenflo Titan 65 Sensor Safe 19.0″ – 54.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Evenflo Transitions 28.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Evenflo Tribute 19.0″ – 40.0″ 5.0lbs – 40.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco 4Ever Up to 57.0″ 4.0lbs – 120.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Graco 4Ever Extend2Fit Up to 57.0″ 4.0lbs – 120.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Graco Argos 65 27.0″ – 57.0″ 20.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Graco Argos 80 Elite 27.0″ – 57.0″ 20.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Graco Atlas 65 27.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Graco ComfortSport Up to 40.0″ 5.0lbs – 40.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco Contender 65 Up to 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco Extend2Fit Up to 57.0″ 4.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco Fit4Me 70 Up to 52.0″ 4.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco HeadWise 70 Up to 52.0″ 4.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco Milestone Up to 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Graco MyRide 65 Up to 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco MyRide 65 with SSSIP Up to 50.0″ 4.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco MyRide 70 Up to 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco MySize 70 Up to 50.0″ 4.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco Nautilus 27.0″ – 57.0″ 20.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Graco Nautilus 65 with Safety Surround 27.0″ – 57.0″ 20.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Graco Nautilus 65LX 27.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Graco Nautilus 80 Elite 27.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 120.0lbs No Yes Yes
Graco Nautilus Elite 27.0″ – 57.0″ 20.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Graco Nautilus with SSSIP 27.0″ – 57.0″ 20.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Graco ReadyRide Up to 45.0″ 4.0lbs – 50.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco Sequel 65 Up to 49.0″ 4.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco Size4Me 70 Up to 50.0″ 4.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Graco SlimFit Up to 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Graco Smart Seat Up to 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Graco Tranzitions Up to 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Graco Wayz Up to 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Harmony Big Boost Deluxe 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 110.0lbs No No Yes
Harmony Cruz Youth Booster 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 110.0lbs No No Yes
Harmony Defender 360 27.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 110.0lbs No Yes Yes
Harmony Dreamtime 2 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 110.0lbs No No Yes
Harmony Dreamtime 2 Deluxe 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 110.0lbs No No Yes
Harmony Folding Travel Booster 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 110.0lbs No No Yes
Harmony Transit Booster 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 100.0lbs No No Yes
Harmony V6 Belt Positioning Booster 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 110.0lbs No No Yes
Harmony Youth Booster 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 100.0lbs No No Yes
Jane Montecarlo R1 Up to 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 100.0lbs No No Yes
Kiddy Evolution Up to 37.0″ 4.0lbs – 35.0lbs Yes No No
Kiddy WorldPlus Up to 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 110.0lbs No Yes Yes
Maxi-Cosi Pria 70 Up to 52.0″ 9.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 Up to 52.0″ 14.0lbs – 85.0lbs Yes Yes No
Maxi-Cosi Rodi AP 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 120.0lbs No No Yes
Maxi-Cosi RodiFix 34.0″ – 57.0″ 30.0lbs – 120.0lbs No No Yes
Maxi-Cosi Vello 65 Up to 49.0″ 9.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Maxi-Cosi Vello 70 Up to 52.0″ 9.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Nuna RAVA Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Peg Perego Primo Viaggio SIP 5/70 Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Recaro Crossover Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Recaro Performance Booster 37.0″ – 61.0″ 30.0lbs – 120.0lbs No No Yes
Recaro Performance Racer Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Recaro Performance Rally Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Recaro Performance Ride Up to 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Recaro ProRIDE Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Recaro Roadster XL Up to 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Safety 1st Advance 70 Air Plus 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 70.0lbs Yes Yes No
Safety 1st Advance SE 65 Air Plus 19.0″ – 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Safety 1st All in One Sport 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 80.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Safety 1st Alpha Elite 50lb 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Safety 1st Alpha Elite 65 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Safety 1st Chart Air 65 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Safety 1st Complete Air 65 19.0″ – 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Safety 1st Continuum 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 80.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Safety 1st Easy Fit 65 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Safety 1st Elite 80 Air Plus 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Safety 1st Elite EX 100 Air Plus 19.0″ – 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Safety 1st Grow and Go 3-in-1 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Safety 1st Grow and Go EX Air 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 100.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Safety 1st Guide 65 19.0″ – 52.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Safety 1st Sport Fit 19.0″ – 49.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Safety 1st Summit 34.0″ – 52.0″ 22.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Safety 1st Summit 65 34.0″ – 52.0″ 22.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Safety 1st Ultra Max Air 360 Up to 57.0″ 4.0lbs – 120.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Safety 1st Vantage 34.0″ – 52.0″ 22.0lbs – 100.0lbs No Yes Yes
Snugli All-in-One 19.0″ – 57.0″ 5.0lbs – 110.0lbs Yes Yes Yes
Snugli Booster Car Seat 28.0″ – 57.0″ 22.0lbs – 110.0lbs No Yes Yes
The First Years True Fit I-Alert Up to 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
The First Years True Fit SI Up to 50.0″ 5.0lbs – 65.0lbs Yes Yes No
Triple Play Sit ‘n’ Stroll 18.0″ – 40.0″ 5.0lbs – 40.0lbs Yes Yes No
Experienced Mommy
Blessed mother of two boys and two girls, changing diapers and homeschooling for 20 years and counting. I love to research (I'm a CPA). And I really love to help other moms make wise and thoughtful decisions for their families.
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