Child Safety Seat Ease of Use Ratings


Are All Seats Safe?
All car seats rated by NHTSA meet Federal Safety Standards & strict crash performance standards. While all rated seats are safe, they do differ in their ease of use in four basic catagories:


Evaluation of Instructions

Vehicle Installation Features

Evaluation of Labels

Securing the Child


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JJ Cole Newport Infant Seat (RF)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameJJ Cole Newport Infant Seat
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateI470 GRDRP  /  Jul 24, 2012
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height5lb - 35lb / up to 32"
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The manual storage may be difficult to find due to seat attachments.  Carrier handle placement information in the manual does not match what is given on the labeling.
Securing the Child 5 stars
The restraint was not set for the smallest possible occupant.
Installation Features 5 stars
LATCH attachments have buttons to depress for removal.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 5 stars

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