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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Chicco KidFit (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameChicco KidFit
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date050 79014 430 070  /  Oct 1, 2014
Harness TypeHighback/No Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 110lb / 38" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
Additional sizing information is not illustrated and is given in text form only on the labels. The 'no lap belt only' warning is not illustrated on the label.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The instruction manual is difficult to use while the child restraint is installed. Additional sizing information is given in text form in the manual.
Securing the Child 1 stars
The restraint did not arrive assembled. No illustration is given on the labeling to demonstrate how to convert the booster from high-back mode to low-back mode.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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