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 Turbobooster LX with Safety Surround (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameGraco Turbobooster LX with Safety Surround
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date1954450  /  Jul 4, 2018
Harness TypeHighback/No Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 110lb / 38" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
The seat belt path is not completely labeled. The warning against using a lap-only belt does not explicitly state that a lap-only belt may not be used.
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find and cannot be accessed while the child is secured in the seat. The warning against using a lap-only belt is not given in the belt routing instruction section.
Securing the Child 2 stars
The car seat was not fully assembled when it was removed from its packaging. No illustrations are provided on the seat to describe how to convert the seat from highback to backless mode.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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