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Booster evaluations for 2014

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A BEST BET booster provides good lap and shoulder belt fit for typical 4 to 8 year-olds in almost any car, minivan or SUV. You can buy boosters as highbacks or as backless seats — both kinds are represented here. Some boosters can be used in both modes. For those seats, the BEST BET rating applies to the mode or modes indicated.

  • Baby Trend Hybrid 3-in-1

    Rating applies to backless mode only

    Highback mode rating: Good bet

    Tested model: #FB58645

    Best bet
  • Baby Trend Hybrid No Back Booster

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #LB10055

    Best bet
  • Britax Frontier 90

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #E9LH31A

    Best bet
  • Britax Parkway SG

    Available in highback mode

    Tested model: #E9LM24V

    Best bet
  • Britax Parkway SGL

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #E9LM44Y

    Best bet
  • Britax Pinnacle 90

    Available in highback mode

    Tested model: #E9LL94P

    Best bet
  • Britax Pioneer 70

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #E9M41A

    Best bet
  • BubbleBum

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #BB001US

    Best bet
  • BubbleBum Neon

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #BB0006

    Best bet
  • Clek Oobr

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #OBM1U

    Results also apply to: #OB11U1

    Best bet
  • Cosco Pronto

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #22491

    Results also apply to: #BC033/BC032

    Best bet
  • Cybex Solution X-Fix

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #12-4100016

    Best bet
  • Diono Monterey

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #15000

    This rating applies to models built after July 2011.

    Best bet
  • Diono RadianR100

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #US16600

    Best bet
  • Diono RadianR120

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #US16700

    Best bet
  • Diono RadianRXT

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #US16900

    Best bet
  • Diono Solana

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #320000

    Best bet
  • Dream On Me Turbo Booster

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #375-R

    Best bet
  • Eddie Bauer Deluxe Belt-Positioning Booster

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #BC084

    Best bet
  • Eddie Bauer Deluxe Highback 65

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #BC098

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Amp

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #34111220

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Big Kid Amp

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #3401913

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Big Kid Amp Highback

    Rating applies to backless mode only

    Highback mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #31911168A

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Big Kid LX

    Rating applies to backless mode only

    Highback mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #314xxxx

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Big Kid Sport

    Rating applies to backless mode only

    Highback mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #31911148A

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Chase

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #30621355

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Maestro

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #31011049

    This rating applies to models built after April 9, 2010. Evenflo is recalling models made between 11/24/09 through 4/9/10, and 8/22/11 through 10/17/13 due to a problem when this combination seat is used as a child restraint with built-in 5-point harness. The remedy kit is available at www.evenflo.com or by calling 1-800-490-7591.

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Right Fit

    Rating applies to backless mode and highback mode

    Tested model: #31311542

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Secure Kid 300/400

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #30811263

    Results also apply to: #30811229

    Evenflo has issued a safety recall on this combination model built from12/13/11 through 3/3/14 involving the harness crotch buckle. This is relevant when the seat is used with the built-in harness. The remedy kit is available at www.evenflo.com or by calling 1-800-490-7591.

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Symphony 65

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #34511557

    Best bet
  • Evenflo Symphony 65 e3/ Symphony DLX

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #34611106

    Evenflo has issued a safety recall on this combination model built from 10/2/12 through 8/26/13 involving the harness crotch buckle. This is relevant when the seat is used with the built-in harness. The remedy kit is available at www.evenflo.com or by calling 1-800-490-7591.

    Best bet
  • Ferrari Beline SP

    Rating applies to backless mode only

    Highback mode rating: Good bet

    Tested model: #FRB10067

    Best bet
  • Ferrari Dreamway SP

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #744138

    Best bet
  • Graco 4Ever All-in-1 Car Seat

    Rating applies to backless mode and highback mode

    Tested model: #1906082

    Best bet
  • Graco Affix

    Rating applies to backless mode and highback mode

    Tested model: #1831777

    Best bet
  • Graco Argos 80 Elite 3-in-1

    Rating applies to backless mode and highback mode

    Tested model: #1896354

    Results also apply to: #1905603

    Best bet
  • Graco Backless TurboBooster

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #1774835

    This rating applies to models built after April 2nd 2012.

    Best bet
  • Graco Milestone All-in-One

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #1909142

    Results also apply to: #1910130

    Best bet
  • Graco Nautilus

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #1759245

    This rating applies to models built after July 25th 2011.

    Best bet
  • Graco Nautilus 3-in-1 with Safety Surround

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #1878678

    Best bet
  • Graco Nautilus Elite

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #1866264

    Graco has issued a safety recall on this combination model built from 10/1/07 through 7/31/13 and 8/19/13 involving the harness buckle. This is relevant when the seat is used with the built-in harness. The replacement buckle is available at www.gracobucklerecall.com or by calling 1-800-345-4109.

    Best bet
  • Graco Nautilus Plus

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #1850397

    Graco has issued a safety recall on this combination model built from 10/1/07 through 7/31/13 and 8/19/13 involving the harness buckle. This is relevant when the seat is used with the built-in harness. The replacement buckle is available at www.gracobucklerecall.com or by calling 1-800-345-4109.

    Best bet
  • Harmony Carpooler

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #0304006xxx

    Best bet
  • Harmony Dreamtime

    Rating applies to backless mode and highback mode

    Tested model: #0303002xxx

    Best bet
  • Harmony Olympian

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #0304005xxx

    This rating applies to models built on or after May 2010.

    Best bet
  • Harmony Transit Deluxe

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #0304010

    Best bet
  • Harmony V6 Highback

    Rating applies to backless mode and highback mode

    Tested model: #0303003xxx

    Best bet
  • Harmony Youth Booster Seat

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #0304003xxx

    Best bet
  • Kiddy Cruiserfix Pro

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #51-520-CF

    Best bet
  • Kiddy World Plus

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #51-100-WP

    Best bet
  • Kids Embrace Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #65500LEO

    Results also apply to: #65500SPD/65501DOR/65500SBS/71900BAT

    Best bet
  • Maxi-Cosi Rodi AP

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #BC090

    Best bet
  • Maxi-Cosi Rodi XR

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #22223-CIP

    Best bet
  • Maxi-Cosi RodiFix

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #BC077

    Best bet
  • Peg Perego Viaggio HBB 120

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #IMVIO1US35

    Best bet
  • Recaro Performance Booster

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #363.00

    Best bet
  • Recaro Performance SPORT

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #386.01

    Best bet
  • Safety 1st Boost Air Protect

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #BC027

    Best bet
  • Safety 1st BoostAPak

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #BC062

    Best bet
  • Safety 1st Store 'n Go

    Rating applies to highback mode only

    Backless mode rating: Check fit

    Tested model: #BC069

    Best bet
  • Safety 1st Store 'n Go No-Back

    Available in backless only

    Tested model: #BC070

    Best bet
  • Safety 1st Summit 65

    Available in highback only

    Tested model: #BC097

    Best bet

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