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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Diono Everett NXT (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameDiono Everett NXT
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date11203-US-01  /  Mar 1, 2019
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height40lb - 120lb / 38" - 63"
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 5 stars
No complete illustration of a child in the car seat is shown next to height/weight information.
Securing the Child 2 stars
The car seat was not fully assembled when it was removed from its packaging.
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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