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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Snugli All-in-One (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameSnugli All-in-One
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date34611341  /  Feb 11, 2014
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height40lb - 110lb / 43.3" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
The complete illustration of a properly restrained child is not directly next to the sizing information on the labels. No supplemental sizing information is given on the labels. The seat belt routing path is not completely labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The instruction manual cannot be accessed while the seat is installed and the child is in the seat. Supplemental sizing information is given in text only in the manual. The warning stating that the rear seat is the safest place for installation is located among other warnings.
Securing the Child 1 stars
There are no illustrations on the child restraint showing how to convert this restraint to this mode of use. When disassembling for cleaning, mandatory pieces to the restraint must be removed and could be misplaced.
Installation Features 3 stars
The shoulder belt positioning device may not allow the belt to move freely and can create slack in the belt. The shoulder belt may slip out of the shoulder belt positioning device.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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