While knowledge about the safety benefits of riding rear facing longer and keeping children in harnessed car seats until they’re ready for booster seats seems to be spreading through the parenting community, we still see (both online and in person) that many families abandon their child’s booster seat before the child can pass the Five
Maxi-Cosi Magellan Multimode Car Seat Review Canada A team of reviewers spent a good bit of time with the Maxi-Cosi Magellan when it was first released in the United States. Through a lot of trial and error, they found there’s a pretty specific group of families who would find the seat a great option —
I co-teach a short introductory car seat course on a regular basis. We explain why car seats are important, discuss best practices, and then take the expectant parents out to their cars to install their car seats. We demonstrate installations in the classroom using our test bench. I mention all of this because we’ve found
Graco boasts an extensive lineup of car seats. Our team here at CSFTL has spent time with, reviewed, and ultimately become big fans of many of these seats because almost every car seat in their lineup has a consist child-fit and relative ease of use. Given this history, we were excited when Graco offered us
The Liing offers some nice installation and ease of use features — beautiful baseless belt guides, Euro routing, rigid lower anchors, and a belt tensioning plate. All of these features add up to a fairly high price point for a seat that might be outgrown fairly quickly, but they do make for a simple installation.
Cybex introduced the Sirona M convertible car seat to the market late last year. They quickly followed up that release with the Eternis. This multimode car seat takes the features of the Sirona and adds a booster mode. CSFTL Quick Stats Rear facing weight range: 5-50 pounds Rear facing height range: 17-48 inches tall or
The Evenflo Maestro is a workhorse of forward facing only combination car seats. It is lightweight, budget friendly, and is straightforward to install and to use. All of these things make the Maestro a terrific option for air travel. Let’s take a new, refreshed look at this seat that has become a staple in the
Evenflo has created a special line of premium car seats and strollers that consists of products we already know but with special padding and some special features added to them. We’ll start our look at these car seats with the SecureMax. This rear facing only car seat is so fancy, its full name is Evenflo
The Evenflo Triumph convertible car seat isn’t a new name in the Evenflo family of car seats — it was discontinued for a time and is now back on the market. The Triumph has a couple of unusual features that many families were quite fond of — the knob harness tension adjuster and the Infinite
With so few multimode car seats available in Canada, we welcome seats like the Grow and Go ARB that not only offer all three modes, but offer three modes that work well.