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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Chicco GoFit (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameChicco GoFit
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date4079751640070  /  Oct 1, 2016
Harness TypeNo Back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 110lb / 38" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
There is not a full picture of a child properly restrained in the child seat directly next to sizing information on the labeling. The warning against using a lap belt only is in text only (not illustrated) on the labels.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The instruction manual cannot be accessed while the child is in the seat. The warning that the safest place for children is the rear seat is not illustrated.
Securing the Child 3 stars
When disassembling for cleaning, loose parts may be generated and could be misplaced.
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 4 stars

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