“Best Bets”

“A Best Bet means any of these top-rated boosters should work well in the family SUV or the babysitter’s sedan”

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“Parents are advised to make sure the lap belt lies flat across a child’s upper thighs and the shoulder belt crosses snugly over the middle of the shoulder. If not, a different seat is needed.”

“Just 4 years into our ratings program, parents have a wide variety of top-rated seats to choose from. Still, boosters that don’t consistently provide good belt fit outnumber the ones that do, so consumers need to keep paying attention to this issue.”

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Best Bets
  • The First Years B570 Pathway
  • Safety 1st S1 Rümi Air
  • Safety 1st Boost Air Protect (highback mode)
  • Recaro Vivo
  • Recaro ProSPORT
  • Recaro ProBOOSTER
  • Maxi-Cosi Rodi XR (highback mode)
  • Kids Embrace Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  • Harmony Youth Booster Seat
  • Harmony Olympian/Secure Comfort Deluxe
  • Harmony Dreamtime (highback mode)
  • Harmony Dreamtime (backless mode)
  • Harmony Cruz Youth Booster/Harmony Carpooler
  • Graco TurboBooster Elite (highback mode)
  • Graco TurboBooster – Baldwin (highback mode)
  • Graco Argos 70 (highback mode)
  • Ferrari Dreamway SP (highback mode)
  • Evenflo Symphony 65 e3
  • Evenflo Maestro
  • Evenflo Big Kid Sport (backless mode)
  • Evenflo Big Kid Amp
  • Eddie Bauer Auto Booster (highback mode)
  • Diono/Sunshine Kids Monterey (highback mode)
  • Cybex Solution X-Fix
  • Cosco Pronto (highback mode)
  • Clek Oobr (highback mode)
  • Chicco KeyFit Strada (highback mode)
  • BubbleBum
  • Britax Parkway SGL (highback mode)
  • Britax Frontier 85
  • Britax Frontier 85 SICT
Good Bets
  • Maxi-Cosi Rodi (highback mode)
  • Evenflo Symphony 65
  • Combi Kobuk Air Thru (highback mode)
  • Combi Kobuk Air Thru (backless mode)
  • Britax Parkway SG (highback mode)
These Are Not Recommended
  • Safety 1st Alpha Omega Elite
  • Safety 1st All-in-One
  • Evenflo Sightseer
  • Evenflo Generations 65
  • Evenflo Express
  • Evenflo Chase