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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Combi Shuttle (RF)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameCombi Shuttle
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date8035136  /  Apr 15, 2013
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Heightup to 35lb / up to 33"
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The manual storage may be difficult to find.  Overall illustration pictograms are not labeled for each method of installation.
Securing the Child 3 stars
The restraint was not set for the smallest possible occupant when it was removed from the packaging.  The harness clip is not labeled to indicate its correct placement.  There is no need to rethread the harness system to adjust for height initially; however, to allow for the full range of height, the harness may eventually need to be rethreaded to the upper harness slot. When reassembling for cleaning, the harness straps must be rethreaded through the harness slots.
Installation Features 5 stars
LATCH attachments have buttons to depress for removal.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 5 stars

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