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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Graco Affix with SSSIP (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameGraco Affix with SSSIP
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date1877394  /  Nov 4, 2013
Harness TypeHighback/No Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
The 'no lap belt only' warning is not illustrated on the label.  The shoulder belt portion of the belt path is not labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The manual was not attached to the restraint and was found loose in the packaging. The manual storage location may not be obvious to the user, and it cannot be accessed while the restraint is installed in this mode.
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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