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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Cybex Aton Q (RF)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameCybex Aton Q
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date12-4020004  /  Nov 1, 2014
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height4lb - 35lb / up to 30"
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
The belt routing path is not completely labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find and use. The manual may fall out of storage in the carrier, and there is no storage in the base. The section describing vehicle seat belt types is incomplete and may be missing important information.
Securing the Child 5 stars
The harness clip is not labeled to indicate its correct placement.
Installation Features 5 stars
LATCH attachments have buttons to depress for removal. The belt positioning feature on the seat is physically simple to use, but the user may need to refer to the owner's manual to correctly use it.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 5 stars

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