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 Cloud Q (RF)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameCybex Cloud Q
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date5151410170  /  Dec 1, 2015
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height4lb - 35lb / up to 30"
Evaluation of Labels 2 stars
Supplemental sizing information is given in text only on the labels (not illustrated). There is not a picture of a child properly restrained in the CRS directly next to sizing information on the labeling. No indication of correct harness height is given on the labels. The belt routing path is not completely labeled. Some labels were peeling when the seat was removed from its packaging.
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The manual was attached to the restraint in a hard-to-find location when the restraint was removed from its packaging. The manual cannot be accessed while the car seat is installed in this mode and the child is in the car seat. The instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find and use.
Securing the Child 5 stars
Installation Features 5 stars
The handle to release the carrier from the base may be difficult to reach. LATCH attachments have buttons to depress for removal.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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