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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Harmony V6 Belt Positioning Booster (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameHarmony V6 Belt Positioning Booster
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date0303003BTH  /  Nov 25, 2013
Harness TypeHighback/No Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 110lb / 34" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 2 stars
Supplemental sizing information is not illustrated and given in text only on the labels. Overall illustration pictograms are not labeled for each method of installation. The belt routing path is labeled, but its meaning is unclear.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The instruction manual is difficult to find and/or use while the child restraint is installed. Supplemental sizing information is given in text only in the manual.
Securing the Child 2 stars
The restraint did not arrive assembled. There are no illustrations on the labels to describe how to convert this restraint to this mode of use, so the user may need to consult the manual.
Installation Features 4 stars
The shoulder belt positioning device requires the use of two hands, but the action of positioning is simple.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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