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 Solution M-Fix (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameCybex Solution M-Fix
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date515114049  /  Apr 1, 2015
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height40lb - 110lb / 38" - 60"
Evaluation of Labels 2 stars
Supplemental sizing information is not given on the labels. The belt routing path is not completely labeled. Warning against using a lap-only belt is not illustrated.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the car seat is installed in this mode and the child is in the car seat. Supplemental sizing information is given in text only.The warning that the safest place for children is the rear seat is contained in a bulleted list and is not separated from other warnings.
Securing the Child 2 stars
The seat was not fully assembled when it was removed from its packaging.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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