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Safety group releases review of car booster seats

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boosterseat Safety group releases review of car booster seatsThe list of booster seats reviewed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

The insurance industry group gave its top marks to 21 of 72 booster seats it evaluated for properly restraining children, or about 30 percent, according to results released on Wednesday. The seats were evaluated based on how well the booster seat position children to fit in their seat belts in the back seat.

BEST BET
Britax Frontier 85 (combination highback)
Chicco Keyfit Strada (dual highback)
Clek Oobr (dual highback)
Cosco Juvenile Pronto (dual highback)
Cybex Solution X-Fix (highback)
Eddie Bauer Auto Booster (dual highback)
Evenflo Big Kid Amp (backless)
Evenflo Maestro (combination highback)
Graco TurboBooster Crawford (dual highback)
Harmony Baby Armor (dual highback)
Harmony Dreamtime (dual backless)
Harmony Dreamtime (dual highback)
Harmony Secure Comfort Deluxe (backless)
Harmony Youth Booster Seat (backless)
Maxi-Cosi Rodi XR (dual highback)
Recaro ProBOOSTER (highback)
Recaro ProSPORT (combination highback)
Recaro Vivo (highback)
Recaro Young Sport (combination highback)
Safety 1st Boost Air Protect (dual highback)
The First Years Pathway B570 (highback)

GOOD BET
Britax Parkway SG (dual highback)
Combi Kobuk Air Thru (dual backless)
Combi Kobuk Air Thru (dual highback)
Evenflo Symphony 65 (3-in-1 highback)
Graco TurboBooster Sachi (dual highback)
Graco TurboBooster Wander (dual highback)
Maxi-Cosi Rodi (dual highback)

BOOSTERS THAT MIGHT WORK FOR SOME KIDS IN SOME CARS
Britax Parkway SG (dual backless)
Chicco Keyfit Strada (dual backless)
Clek Olli (backless)
Clek Oobr (dual backless)
Clek Ozzi (backless)
Cosco Ambassador (backless)
Cosco Highback Booster (combination highback)
Cosco Juvenile Pronto (dual backless)
Eddie Bauer Auto Booster (dual backless)
Evenflo Big Kid LX (dual backless)
Evenflo Big Kid LX (dual highback)
Evenflo Big Kid No Back Booster (backless)
Graco Nautilus Elite Monti (combination backless)
Graco Nautilus Elite Monti (combination highback)
Graco Nautilus Matrix (dual backless)
Graco Nautilus Matrix (dual highback)
Graco No Back TurboBooster Cameo (backless)
Graco TurboBooster Baker (backless)
Graco TurboBooster Crawford (dual backless)
Graco TurboBooster Sachi (dual backless)
Graco TurboBooster Wander (dual backless)
Maxi-Cosi Rodi (dual backless)
Maxi-Cosi Rodi XR (dual backless)
Safeguard Go Hybrid (combination backless)
Safety 1st Boost Air Protect (dual backless)
Safety 1st Summit (highback)
Safety 1st Vantage (highback)
Safety 1st Ventura (highback)
Sunshine Kids Monterey (dual backless)
Sunshine Kids Monterey (dual highback)
The First Years Compass B505 (highback)
The First Years Compass B510 (highback)
The First Years Compass B530 (highback)
The First Years Compass B540 (highback)
Volvo Booster (dual backless)
Volvo Booster (dual highback)

NOT RECOMMENDED
Eddie Bauer Deluxe (combination highback)
Eddie Bauer Deluxe 3-in-1 (highback)
Evenflo Express (combination highback)
Evenflo Generations 65 (combination highback)
Evenflo Sightseer (highback)
Harmony Baby Armor (dual backless)
Safety 1st All-in-One (3-in-1 highback)
Safety 1st Alpha Omega Elite (3-in-1 highback)

Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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