Convertible Car Seats that Swivel

Top 10 Consumer Reports Convertible Car Seats Reviews

Convertible car seats have been on the market now for a few years. They have become extremely popular due to their versatility being able to face rear and forward-facing depending on the child’s size. As your child grows, you will want to make sure that your child is in a car seat that fits both the vehicle seat and your child’s height and weight.

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Editor’s Pick-Convertible Car Seats

Consumer Reports Convertible Car Seats In 2022

1. Graco Extend2Fit Convertible Car Seat

BrandGraco
Installation TypeLatch
MaterialAlloy Steel
ColorSpire
OrientationForward Facing, Rear Facing

Safely ride rear-facing longer! The Graco Extend2Fit Convertible Car Seat grows with your child from rear-facing harness (4-50 lb) to forward-facing harness (22-65 lb). It features a 4-position extension panel that provides up to 5” of extra rear-facing legroom, allowing your child to safely ride rear-facing longer. Children are safer riding rear-facing and should ride rear-facing as long as possible, until they reach the maximum rear-facing height or weight rating for their car seat.

With Extend2Fit, the adjustable extension panel and 50 lb rear-facing weight limit allow the seat to grow with your child in rear-facing mode, providing extended rear-facing use. The seat features the No-Rethread Simply Safe Adjust Harness System, which allows you to adjust the height of the headrest and harness in one motion, and InRight LATCH for a one-second LATCH attachment.

Harnessing is made easier with fuss-free harness storage pockets that conveniently hold the harness out of the way while you get baby in and out of the car seat. This car seat is Graco ProtectPlus Engineered to help protect in frontal, side, rear, and rollover crashes.

Ride Rear-Facing Longer

The 4-position extension panel adjusts to provide 5 inches of additional legroom, allowing your child to safely ride rear-facing longer.

ProtectPlus Engineered

This combination of the most rigorous crash tests helps to protect your child in frontal, side, rear & rollover crashes.

No-Rethread Simply Safe Adjust Harness

Adjust the height of your harness and headrest in one motion with the No-Rethread Simply Safe Adjust Harness System to ensure your child is always properly secured.

10-Position Headrest

Choose the perfect headrest height from 10 positions to get the safest fit for your child as they grow.

6-Position Recline

6-position recline allows for a better installation and helps keep your growing child comfy.

2. Graco Contender 65 Convertible Car Seat

BrandGRACO
Installation TypeLatch
ColorGlacier
OrientationRear Facing
Item Dimensions LxWxH27 x 20.75 x 26 inches

The Graco Contender 65 Convertible Car Seat grows with your child from 5-40 lb (rear-facing) and 20-65 lb (forward-facing). It easily adapts to your growing child using the Simply Safe Adjust Harness System, which automatically adjusts both the harness and headrest height in one motion. The included LATCH and easy-to-read level indicator offer you hassle-free installation.

This convertible car seat features a removable body support, machine-washable seat pad, and two buckle positions to help keep your child snug and secure. This seat is Graco ProtectPlus Engineered, which helps to protect your little one in frontal, side, rear, and rollover crashes. Buckle may be cleaned with a damp cloth.

3. Disney Baby Grow & Go 3-in-1 Convertible Car Seat

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Disney Baby Grow and Go All-in-One Convertible Car Seat, Rear-facing 5-40 pounds, Forward-facing 22-65 pounds, and Belt-positioning booster 40-100 pounds, Simply Mickey
  • Car seat: Rear facing 4 to 30 pounds and up to 32 inches; Stroller - up to 50 pounds
  • Air protect superior side impact protection
  • Adjustable, stay in car base with rebound protection
  • Easily removable fabrics for cleaning; Innovative design allows for removal without re threading harness
  • Machine washable and dryer safe fabric
BrandSafety 1st
MaterialFabric
ColorSimply Mickey
OrientationForward Facing, Rear Facing
Item Dimensions LxWxH24.5 x 24.25 x 19.25 inches

Get the car seat that’s built to grow! From your first ride together coming home from the hospital to soccer day car pools, the 3-in-1 grow and Go car seat will give your child a safer and more comfortable ride. Featuring extended use at each stage, This convertible car seat is designed to last through all your firsts with your child.

For newborns to growing toddlers, The Grow and Go can be used in the rear-facing position from 5-40 pounds. It includes 2 comfortable grow-with-baby pillows to give your new travel companion a snug fit, and they easily remove as your baby outgrows them. In forward-facing mode, The Grow and Go keeps your child protected in a harness up to 65 pounds.

In both rear-facing and forward-facing mode, harness holders keep the harness in an open position. This makes it easier for you to get your child in and out of the car seat. No more fishing for the harness and clips from behind your child – they’re right there when you need them.

The quick fit Harness offers additional convenience in both of these stages by letting you adjust the height of both the headrest and harness in 1 easy step, making it simple to give your growing child The best fit. When your child is ready to use the vehicle seat belts, remove the harness to use the Grow and Go 3-in-1 car Seat in belt-positioning booster mode: up to 100 pounds.

The headrest still adjusts easily, letting you get the best fit for your child. As your tiny baby grows into a big kid, messes are bound to happen, but the Grow and Go car seat pad makes cleanup easy. Machine washable and dryer safe, It is also designed to come off the seat easily, with no need to remove the harness. The Grow and Go is designed to provide more comfort to parents too. It takes up less room when placed rear-facing, giving up to 7 inches more leg room for parents in the front seat.

Rear-Facing Protection for Babies

The Grow and Go can be used in the rear-facing position for newborns and growing toddlers, from 5 to 40 pounds.

Forward-Facing for Toddlers and Kids

In forward-facing mode, the Grow and Go keeps your child protected in a harness with side impact protection up to 65 pounds.

Belt-Positioning Booster

When your child is big enough, remove the harness to use the belt-positioning booster mode for kids up to 100 pounds.

Messes Happen

Kids sneak in snacks and you find them mushed into every crevice. The seat pad comes off without removing the harness, because let’s face it – you don’t have time for that

Handy Harness Holders

It can be tough to get a child who’s arching their back in the car seat – because no one likes leaving the park. Harness holders make it easy to get “Archie” and “Floppy” into the seat.

Reason to Raise Your Cup

Kids always want to take one for the road. That’s why we’ve included two convenient cup holders, just in case they want to take two.

4. Diono Radian 3R, 3-in-1 Convertible Car Seat

Diono Radian 3R, 3-in-1 Convertible Car Seat, Rear Facing & Forward Facing, 10 Years 1 Car Seat, Slim Fit 3 Across, Jet Black
  • REAR-FACING FOR LONGER: This slimfit convertible car seat is designed and engineered to keep your child rear facing even longer up to 50 lb/ 22. 7 kg, approx. 4 years old
  • HIGH BACK BOOSTER: Keep your child safe and comfortable with the high back booster seat mode now up to 120 lb, 54 kg. The high back booster adds an extra layer of protection and comfort for any child transitioning into booster mode.Shell and Components: Spot clean
  • 10 YEARS ONE CAR SEAT: With 4 ways to travel safely from birth to booster, the Radian 3R adapts as your child grows to offer a custom adjustable fit from birth to 120 lbs
  • REINFORCED STEEL CORE: Mechanically engineered, reinforced steel core, made from automotive grade high density plastic and steel to create the ultimate protection for your child
  • THE ORIGINAL 3 ACROSS: Built with our famous radian slim fit convertible design, to fit 3 across in most vehicles without compromising child or passenger comfort. Feel safe having your children secure in the backseat
BrandDiono
Installation TypeLatch
MaterialAlloy Steel, Polypropylene, Plastic, Polystyrene
ColorBlack Jet
OrientationConvertible Seat

The original All-in-One convertible car seat designed to fit 3 across and with our famous steel core inside for optimum safety. Now rear facing for even longer up to 50 lb/ 22.7 kg and suitable from birth up to 120 lb/ 54 kg, expect 10 years of safety from just one car seat.

Designed and engineered with complete rear facing protection, Radian 3R will keep now your precious cargo rear facing for even longer up to 50 lb/ 22.7kg, approx. 4 years old. Built with a mechanically engineered, reinforced steel core, made from automotive grade high strength steel, the Radian 3R is always ready to shield and protect. And when your family grows, the slim fit design will fit 3 across in most vehicles without compromising child safety or passenger comfort.

As travel experts, Diono have naturally built in super portable features to the Radian 3R with original fold for easy transport and storage and steel reinforced cup holders to store essential road trip drinks and snacks. The Radian 3R is also aircraft certified FAA approved, so you can take safety with you wherever you go.

5. Maxi-Cosi Pria™ All-in-One Convertible Car Seat, Coral Quartz

Maxi-Cosi Pria™ All-in-One Convertible Car Seat, Coral Quartz
  • All-in-One convertible car seat: rear-facing, from 4-40 pounds; forward-facing to 65 pounds; and up to 100 pounds in booster mode
  • Side impact protection technlogy with GCell protects your child’s head where it’s needed most in a side impact crash
  • In and Out harness holders keep straps out of the way when buckling
  • One click LATCH system, with easy click-in for better installation
  • QuickFit shoulder harness automatically raises the harness and headrest height
BrandMaxi-Cosi
Installation TypeLatch
ColorCoral Quartz
OrientationRear Facing
Item Dimensions LxWxH34.49 x 20 x 30.47 inches

Introducing the Pria All-in-One convertible car seat, baby’s first and only car seat. Surround your child in comfort and safety from the first ride home.Whats in a Name, You Ask? Just like the care you take to name your new little bundle of joy; we take great care in choosing names that best explain what you get with our products. And if our car seats have everything you need all in one, why not come out and say it? So, here it goes our convertible car seats will now carry the name All-in-One. From birth to ten years, you get everything you need in a single car seat to keep your child cozy and safe.

All in one is all you need. All-in-One Seating SystemWith the Pria All-in-One, you can take comfort in knowing that youll have a safe, comfortable car seat for your child, from birth to 10 years old. Children can ride rear-facing, from 4-40 pounds; forward-facing to 65 pounds; and up to 100 pounds in booster mode. It may be the only car seat youll ever need.

Converting to each new stage is simple and intuitive, so you can quickly make car seat adjustments. It allows for a wide range of adaptability with its 3-position recline, 5 headrest heights, along with a QuickFit shoulder harness.Superior Safety FeaturesDrive with confidence knowing that the Pria All-in-One is backed by over 30 years of European engineering and exceeds all federal standards, including FMVSS 213. GCell side impact protection is built into the headrest to cushion the impact, and protect your child around the head where its needed most.

The QuickFit shoulder harness automatically raises the harness and headrest height to fit your growing child. Children grow at different rates so its important to have the flexibility to customize your car seat to ensure that you keep safety where you need it, when you need it.Supreme ComfortSoft-to-touch cushions and premium fabrics and padding throughout provide.

Safety Where You Need It

GCell patented foam absorbs crash energy and protects your child’s head where it’s needed most in a side impact crash.

All-in-One Convertible Car Seat

Designed to grow with your child and provides a perfect fit from birth to 10 years (4-100 lbs.)

Superior Comfort

Soft-to-touch cushions and premium fabrics and padding throughout, provide the most comfort during the journey.

6. Diono Radian 3RXT, 4-in-1 Convertible Car Seat

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Diono Radian 3RXT, 4-in-1 Convertible Car Seat, Extended Rear and Forward Facing, Steel Core, 10 Years 1 Car Seat, Ultimate Safety and Protection, Slim Fit 3 Across, Black Jet
  • SAFE & COMFORTABLE NEWBORN POSITIONING: Features newborn travel high wedge to create a safe and secure lie-flat travel position. The innovative technology pushes baby up to reduce head slump while helping to keep airways open. As your baby grows, simply remove the wedge to allow the 2-in-1 infant positioning liner for support
  • REAR-FACING FOR LONGER: This slimfit convertible car seat is designed and engineered to keep your child rear facing even longer up to 50 lb/ 22. 7 kg, approx. 4 years old
  • 10 YEARS ONE CAR SEAT: With 4 ways to travel safely from birth to booster, the radian 3RXT adapts as your child grows to offer a custom adjustable fit from birth to 120 lbs
  • REINFORCED STEEL CORE: Mechanically engineered, reinforced steel core, made from automotive grade high density plastic and steel to create the ultimate protection for your child
  • THE ORIGINAL RADIAN 3 ACROSS: Built with our famous Radian slim fit convertible design for a 3-across option only with Diono Radian combinations without compromising child or passenger comfort. Feel safe having your children secure in the backseat.
BrandDiono
Installation TypeLatch
MaterialAlloy Steel, Polypropylene, Plastic, Polystyrene
ColorBlack Jet
OrientationConvertible Seat

The Diono Radian 3RXT is the original 3 across All-in-One convertible car seat, trusted by over a million parents to protect their child from birth to booster 5 – 120 lb / 2.2 kg – 54 kg.Lovingly engineered with the famous Diono Steel Core and now rear facing for even longer, expect 10 years of safety from just one car seat. The 2020 Radian 3RXT provides safe and comfortable newborn positioning thanks to the new 2-in-1 infant positioning liner with integrated newborn travel high wedge.

The wedge creates a lie-flat travel position, pushing baby up to reduce head slump while helping to keep airways open. As your baby grows, simply remove the wedge to allow the 2-in-1 infant positioning liner to give extra infant comfort and toddler support. Designed and engineered with complete rear facing protection, radian 3RXT will keep now your precious cargo rear facing for even longer up to 50 lb / 22.7 kg, approx. 4 years old.

Then as they transition to forward facing, the aluminum reinforced headrest can be adjusted to one of 12 positions for safety that grows with them up to 57” / 145 cm tall. Built with a mechanically engineered, reinforced steel core, made from automotive grade high strength steel, the radian is always ready to shield and protect. And when your family grows, the slim fit design will fit 3 acrosin most vehicles without compromising child safety or passenger comfort.

As travel experts, Diono have naturally built in super portable features to the radian 3RXT with original fold for easy transport and storage and steel reinforced cup holders to store essential road trip drinks and snacks. The radian is also aircraft certified (FAA approved), so you can take safety with you wherever you go!

7. Britax Boulevard ClickTight Convertible Car Seat

Britax Boulevard ClickTight Convertible Car Seat, Circa
  • Easy installation: Patented click tight makes car seat installation as simple as buckling a seat belt
  • No rethreading, ever: Quick adjust 14 position harness with click and safe, snug indicator gives a click sound when the harness is tight
  • Adjust accurately: Harness indicator gives an audible click when you’ve pulled to the proper tightness. Shoulder Width:16 inch
  • Surrounded in safety: 2 layers of side impact protection, steel frame and impact absorbing base
  • Fits: Rear facing 5 to 40 pounds and forward facing 20 to 65 pounds; dimensions: 23 x 18.5 x 23.5 inches (LxWxH)
BrandBRITAX
Installation TypeSeat Belt
MaterialSteel and mesh fabric
ColorCirca
OrientationForward Facing, Rear Facing

The boulevard click tight convertible car seat has the patented click tight installation system, an extra layer of side impact protection, click & safe, snug harness indicator, and safe cell impact protection for peace of mind while you are on the go with your child. Car seat installation is easy as buckling a seat belt thanks to the click tight installation system. In the boulevard car seat, you are surrounded in safety. This convertible car seat features the patented Britax safe cell impact protection system, which includes a steel frame, energy-absorbing base, v shaped tether to minimize seat rotation and staged release stitches that slow and reduce forward movement in the event of a crash.

Britax designed the boulevard click tight car seat with 2 strong layers of side energy absorption; a deep foam lined shell and head protection will shield your child from side impacts. Plush foam padding and fabric, along with 7 recline positions ensures premium comfort for your child. The 14 position easy adjust harness grows along with your child and you can change the height of the seat with just the push of a button no re-threading necessary. Have peace of mind knowing your child’s harness is within range of proper tightness.

With the sound of a click thanks to the click & safe, snug harness indicator, you will know it is correctly adjusted. The boulevard car seat can be used rear facing 5 40 pounds and forward facing 20 65 pounds, child standing height 49 inches or less. Car seat dimensions 23 x 18.5 x 23.5 inches (LxWxH). 14 position harness slot heights 8.35 inches to 19.4 inches. FAA approved. Seat area depth / width: 10.5 / 11.5 inches.

Recommendation: the American academy of pediatrics recommends that all infants and toddlers should ride in a rear facing car seat until they are 2 years of age or until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their car seat manufacturer. Britax strongly recommends that children ride rear facing to the highest weight or height specified.

8. Evenflo EveryFit 4-in-1 Convertible Car Seat

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Evenflo EveryFit 4-in-1 Convertible Car Seat
  • The Evenflo Every fit 4-in-1 car seat has been engineered for maximum comfort, safety, and longevity. It accommodates your child by adjusting to multiple positions, allowing kids to ride rear-facing beyond 2 years of age-without extending the seat.
  • Safety is a priority: The every fit meets or exceeds all applicable federal safety standards and Evenflo Side Impact standard, with advanced Side Impact protection that reduces crash forces up to 30%. and, Installation is easy
  • Comfort: Innovative air flow Mesh fabrics are designed to keep your child cool. Angles your child comfortably to minimize head slump with 3 rear-facing recline positions and 1 forward-facing recline position.Do not use abrasive cleaners or solvents
  • Proper fit: The 1-hand, 12-position headrest and easy to slide no-rethread harness straps can adjust as your child grows without uninstalling the car seat.
  • Convenience: Machine-washable fabrics are easy to remove for cleaning. Dual integrated cup holders removable snack tray to put drinks and snacks within arm's reach.
BrandEvenflo
Installation TypeLatch, Seat Belt
MaterialPolyester
ColorOlympus
OrientationConvertible

The Evenflo EveryFit 4-in-1 Convertible Car Seat has been engineered for maximum comfort, safety, and longevity. The EveryFit accommodates your child by adjusting to multiple positions, allowing kids to ride rear-facing beyond 2 years of age—without extending the seat or cramping other passengers. This all-in-1 car seat provides a safe and secure ride for up to a decade.

Parents and grandparents love how easy it is to use the quick and secure SureSafe Installation System. SureSafe includes easy to use connectors and a set of LATCH guides– which improves proper installation by 2X (compared to standard LATCH installations).

It can be used as a rear-facing car seat with harness, forward-facing car seat with harness, belt-positioning high-back booster, and no-back booster that helps keep children 4 – 120 lb secure while riding in a vehicle. The EveryFit meets or exceeds all applicable federal safety standards and Evenflo’s side impact standard, with advanced side impact protection that reduces crash forces up to 30%. It is designed and tested for structural integrity at energy levels approximately 2X the federal crash test standard.

Evenflo works with parents to develop child-safety products that are designed for how they are actually used. We’ve developed this 4-in-1 car seat with comfort, safety and ease-of-use in mind. The 1-hand, 12-position headrest and no-rethread harness enable a proper fit during each ride and as child grows – without uninstalling the car seat.

For additional convenience, this all-in-one car seat is designed with removable cushions, machine-washable fabrics, two integrated cup holders with removable snack tray. For 100 years, Evenflo has been a trusted source of precision-manufactured, high-quality children products that are engineered for real-life situations. Evenflo takes a proactive approach to the design of each of our multi-mode products for extended use or multiple-use applications, saving you money without compromising safety.

9. Britax Marathon ClickTight Convertible Car Seat

Britax Marathon ClickTight Convertible Car Seat, Verve
  • Easy installation: Patented click tight makes car seat installation as simple as buckling a seat belt
  • No rethreading, ever: 14 position harness, 2 position buckle for a comfortable fit as your child grows
  • Relax and recline: 7 recline positions ensure comfort and the best vehicle installation angle
  • Surrounded in safety: A layer of side impact protection, steel frame and impact absorbing base
  • Fits: Rear facing 5 to 40 pounds and forward facing 20 to 65 pounds; dimensions: 23 x 18.5 x 23.5 inches (LxWxH); shoulder width 16 inch
BrandBRITAX
Installation TypeSeat Belt
MaterialSteel and mesh fabric
ColorVerve
OrientationRear Facing

The marathon click tight convertible car seat has the patented click tight installation system, a layer of side impact protection, and safe cell impact protection for peace of mind while you are on the go with your child. Car seat installation is easy as buckling a seat belt thanks to the click tight installation system.

In the marathon car seat, you are surrounded in safety. This convertible car seat features the patented Britax safe cell impact protection system, which includes a steel frame, energy-absorbing base, v shaped tether to minimize seat rotation and staged release stitches that slow and reduce forward movement in the event of a crash. Britax designed the marathon click tight car seat with a strong layer of side energy absorption; a deep foam lined shell will shield your child from side impacts.

Plush foam padding and fabric, along with 7 recline positions ensures premium comfort for your child. The 14 position easy adjust harness grows along with your child and you can change the height of the seat with just the push of a button no re-threading necessary. The marathon car seat can be used rear facing 5-40 pounds and forward facing 20-65 pounds, child standing height 49” or less. Car seat dimensions 23” d x 18.5” w x 23.5” h. 14 position harness slot heights 8.35” to 17.7”. FAA approved.

10. Evenflo Gold Revolve360 Rotational All-in-1 Convertible Car Seat

Evenflo Gold Revolve360 Rotational All-in-1 Convertible Car Seat Swivel Car Seat Rotating Car Seat for All Ages Swivel Baby Car Seat Mode Changing 4120Lb Car Seat and Booster Car Seat, Onyx
  • BOLD MOVES: Innovative rotating car seat makes it easier than ever to get your child in and out of the car—no matter what kind of vehicle you have
  • 360 DEGREES OF EASE: Install the Revolve360 once and you’re done—the Sure360 Safety Installation System with LockStrong and Tether360 keeps it safe, secure and simple
  • GROW WITH GOLD: Offers 10 years of use and 3 modes—Rear Facing (4 – 40 lb), Forward Facing (22 – 65 lb), and Booster (40 – 120 lb)
  • ON-THE-GO RECLINE: Easily adjust your child’s seat for maximum comfort, without having to reinstall the seat or bother your baby
  • ON-THE-GO RECLINE: Easily adjust your child’s seat for maximum comfort, without having to reinstall the seat or bother your baby
BrandEvenflo Gold
Installation TypeLatch or Seat Belt
MaterialPolyester
ColorOnyx Black
OrientationConvertible

Get ready for a major turning point in car seat innovation—introducing the Evenflo Gold Revolve360 Rotational all-in-1 Car Seat. Once again, Evenflo is changing the game with a rotating car seat that makes getting your child in and out of the car a breeze (in all modes of use!). Designed for kids weighing 4 – 120 lbs, the Revolve360 grows with your child, offering 10 years of use and 3 modes. Install it just once and you’re done, thanks to the Sure360 Safety Installation System, featuring the LockStrong bar, which pulls down to lock the car seat base into place and Tether360, which helps keep the seat positioned and secure in the car. Loaded with conveniences, the Revolve360 also surrounds your child with Gold-level comfort, superior quality, and premium finishes and fabrics.

Once you experience the bold moves and revolutionary design wrapped in Gold style, there’s really no turning back. Evenflo Gold Revolve360 Rotational All-in-One Car Seat is a product of Evenflo, a trusted source of precision-manufactured, high-quality children’s products for over 100 years.

Our team takes a proactive approach to the design of our premium collection of baby gear, delivering value and convenience with a relentless focus on safety. If you need tips on ensuring the safest ride for your child, Evenflo Gold Consumer I25Care is ready to guide you.

How to Choose the Convertible Car Seat

Convertible Car Seats for Toddlers

In the United States, all car seats must fulfill the same regulatory safety criteria. While more expensive car seats may have features that aren’t essential, the safest car seat is one that fits your child, fits your vehicle, and can be placed correctly every time.

When selecting the best convertible car seat for your child and family, keep the following considerations in mind:

Indicators of safety

Some car seats have built-in leveling systems and indicators to show that they’ve been installed correctly.

Installation is Simple

Many car seats can be secured using a standard seat belt or the LATCH system, which uses built-in anchors and tethers to make it easy to secure the car seat (available in cars made after 2002). Just make sure you stay within the weight limits of your car seat’s LATCH restrictions, and if you do, switch to a seat belt installation.

Car seats come in a variety of sizes and shapes. Some are wider than others, while others are narrower.

Raise the weight restrictions for rear-facing car seats: A growing body of data shows that rear-facing is safer for newborns and children than forward-facing. Always choose a convertible seat with a high rear-facing weight limit if at all possible, so you can rear-face for as long as possible.

Fabric

Consider the fabric’s durability and how easy it will be to wash when mistakes occur, in addition to opting for a style that complements your style.

Extras for Safety

Additional stress absorption, padding, and higher-quality materials are included in some car seats.

Car seats: new vs. used

Used car seats may be damaged and may not meet current safety rules. While we advocate buying new car seats, if you must buy a used car seat, make sure you buy it from someone you can trust. Make sure to check the seat’s expiration date and see whether it’s been recalled before you buy it. If the seat is dirty, be sure to clean it according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Each car seat has its own set of regulations for cleaning it while preserving its safety and integrity.

This is one of the most often asked questions about convertible car seats, and the answer is, unfortunately, no.

Do Convertible Car Seats Have Strollers?

There is now only one convertible car seat that can be used with a stroller on the market. There are a few lightweight convertible seats that work well for travel, but the unfortunate reality is that once your child outgrows their infant seat, you won’t be able to transfer their seat from the car to your stroller as easily.

Frequently Asking Question

What Age Do You Switch To A Convertible Car Seat?

Parents who use an infant seat typically transition to a larger, convertible seat between 9 months and 2 years, depending on their child’s growth (bigger kids will likely transition sooner), though they can do so sooner if the seat is rated safe for their child’s height and weight.

Are Convertible Car Seats Safe For Infants?

Are infants safe in convertible car seats? Convertible car seats designed for an infant’s specific height and weight are safe to use if positioned properly and rear-facing.

Are Convertible Car Seats Good?

Convertible seats last for years, which is excellent (less baby gear! ), but it also makes the decision all the more important—you’ll be using this seat for a long time, and you want to make sure you get it correctly.

Can You Leave The Hospital With A Convertible Car Seat?

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that all newborns travel in a rear-facing car seat or rear-facing convertible car seat from the time they leave the hospital until they are at least two years old.

What Is The Difference Between A Convertible Car Seat And An Infant Car Seat?

Infant car seats are lighter and more compact than convertible car seats. Convertible seats do not require a base and may be installed straight into your vehicle using your car’s seat belt or LATCH system. Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) is an acronym for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children.

Conclusion

While there are many different car seats on the market, some of the better ones come at a higher price tag. The My Ride 65 by Graco (view on Amazon) is a popular item that retails for $250 and is one of the longer-lasting seats on our list. If you want to spend less money upfront, but will replace your car seat more regularly, there are options available to do that as well.

Our favorite budget option is the Graco Extend2Fit (view on Toys R Us), which has been a hit with parents who need a seat they can use from infancy to toddler years.

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