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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Britax Frontier 90 (FF)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameBritax Frontier 90
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateE9LH34L  /  Apr 1, 2013
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height25lb - 90lb / 30" - 58"
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
LATCH instructions are obscured under CLICKTIGHT door; the user may need to consult the owner's manual to use LATCH.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
Sizing information is not next to a full-body picture of the child in the CRS.
Securing the Child 4 stars
There are no illustrations on the labels to describe how to convert this restraint to this mode of use.  When disassembled for cleaning, mandatory parts of the restraint may become detached and could be misplaced.
Installation Features 5 stars
LATCH attachments have buttons to depress for removal.  The LATCH attachment storage area is not clearly labeled.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 5 stars

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