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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Clek Fllo (RF)

 

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameClek Fllo
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date2015 Fllo  /  Feb 26, 2015
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height14lb - 65lb / 25" - 49"
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
Labels do not explain how to use LATCH.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The manual storage location may be difficult to find.
Securing the Child 2 stars
The restraint did not arrive fully assembled. The harness clip is not labeled to indicate its correct placement. The harness must be rethreaded to adjust height for the child's growth. Multiple actions are required to convert the seat to this mode of use; these must be followed in the manual. When disassembled for cleaning, mandatory parts of the restraint may become detached and could be misplaced.
Installation Features 1 stars
Interference is possible between a seat component and the belt routing system. Users may find the belt-positioning feature difficult to use and it is not labeled. A printed/molded line is present on the restraint that must be leveled to the ground. There are not three levels of built-in recline available. LATCH attachments have buttons to depress for removal. The LATCH and/or tether storage area is not clearly labeled.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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