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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Cosco Rise (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameCosco Rise
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateBC126-EUY  /  Apr 21, 2018
Harness TypeNo back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 100lb / 43" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
The belt path is not completely labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 2 stars
The instruction manual was not attached to the seat when it was removed from its packaging. The instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find. No complete illustration of a child in the CRS is shown next to height/weight information. The warning stating that the safest place for children in a vehicle is the rear seat is buried among other text.
Securing the Child 5 stars
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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