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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Chicco MyFit (B)

 

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameChicco MyFit
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date4079783250070  /  Jan 1, 2018
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height40lb - 100lb / 38" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
No supplemental sizing information is given on the labels. The seat belt type warning on the label does not explicitly state that a lap-only belt may not be used.
Evaluation of Instructions 3 stars
The instruction manual storage may be difficult to find. No supplemental sizing information beyond the minimum/maximum heights/weights is given in the owner's manual. The indication that the safest place in the vehicle for children is the rear seat is buried within other warnings in the manual, and the warning is not illustrated. The warning against using a lap-only belt is not illustrated. The car seat is not pictured on a vehicle seat in the belt routing section of the instruction manual.
Securing the Child 1 stars
To convert this seat to booster mode, the harness must be removed and could be misplaced. Loose parts are generated when the seat is disassembled for cleaning.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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