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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Evenflo Evolve (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameEvenflo Evolve
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date34411900  /  Mar 23, 2016
Harness TypeHighback/No Back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 120lb / 44" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
Supplemental sizing information is given in text only on the labels (not illustrated).
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the car seat is installed in this mode and the child is in the car seat. The instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find. The warning that the safest place for children is the rear seat is contained in a bulleted list and is not separated from other warnings.
Securing the Child 1 stars
There are no illustrations on the car seat showing how to convert this seat to this mode of use. The harness must be removed from the seat to convert to booster mode; it may be misplaced. There are no illustrations on the car seat showing how to convert between highback and no-back modes.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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