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Infant Car Seat Ratings



Infant Car Seat Reviews

The following article on infant car seat ratings is based on a recent review done by Consumer ReportsĀ®. The three criteria focused on:

  • Crash Protection
  • Ease of Use
  • Fit to vehicle

The tests consisted of head-on crash tests at 30 MPH, a review of the instructions (ease of use) for clarity and how easy it was to fit the infant car seats in a variety of vehicles.

The Chicco Key Fit Infant car Seat was rated Number One in Infant Car Seat Ratings.

The Chicco Keyfit Infant Car SeatThe Chicco Key Fit Infant Car Seat

The Chicco Key Fit Infant car Seat was rated Number One in Infant Car Seat Ratings.

The report rated the Chicco Key Fit Infant Car Seat as one of the best seats overall

with a very good balance in ease of use and crash protection.

The Chicco Key Fit Infant Car Seat has a retail price of $170 and is rated to carry infants

in the weight range from four (4) to twenty two (22) pounds and 30 inches or less in height.

The Maxi Cosi Mico Infant Car SeatThe Maxi-Cosi Mico Infant Car Seat

The Maxi-Cosi Mico scored below the Chicco Key Fit but scored very high in crash performance and very good with ease-of-use features.

The Maxi-Cosi Mico Installs very well in most vehicles and is a good option for City Dwellers that use a Taxi-Cab often.

The Maxi-Cosi Mico also retails for $170 and is rated to carry infants in the weight range from five (5) to twenty two (22) pounds.

The First Years Via i450 Infant Car SeatThe First Years Via I450 Infant Car Seat

The First Years Via I450 also rated well with very good crash protection, easy to use and fit in vehicle.

This infant car seat can accommodate very small babies and uses push-on latch connectors.

The First Years Via I450 retails for approximately $155 and is rated to carry infants in the weight range from four(4) to twenty two (22) pounds and 30 inches or less in height.


The Safety 1st Designer 22 Infant Car Seat

The Safety First Designer 22 Infant Car Seat

The Safety First Designer 22 Infant Car Seat offers a reasonably priced infant car seat with handles that can be in any locked position during travel.

In addition this car seat also has an adjustable crotch strap.

This infant car seat is rated for infants between five (5) and twenty two (22) pounds and retails for approximately $75.

Source website for this article:

Consumer Reports