Infant car seat, convertible car seat, high-back booster and backless booster… Did you know that by the time your child is 10 years old, you may end up purchasing as many as FOUR car seats? That’s a lot of car seats (and a lot of money) for just one little human! We have a solution though: all-in-one car seats.
Car seats that can accommodate children from birth through 10 years old are on the rise, and we are loving them. All-in-one car seats grow with your child’s changing needs, saving you money and time! Never will you have to think about car seats again! Plus, they’re versatile, which is great for parents transporting different sized babies, and are loaded with the newest and best safety features.
Here are 6 all-in-one car seats that will be with you (and your babe) for the long haul!
The Maxi-Cosi Magellan safely seats newborn through 10 years old! With 14-position headrest heights and 3 adjustable torso heights, this seat literally grows with your child. Plus a HideAway harness transforms this seat into a booster seat for big kids.
The Diono Radian 3 rXT stands out of the car seat crowd thanks to its narrow build, which makes it possible to fit three across the backseat of most midsize cars. It’s a cozy ride for newborns children, and older kids can ride safely in the booster seat mode up to 120 lb. Plus the frame even folds flat for storage and travel.
The Graco 4Ever Exend2Fit 4-in-1fits the tiniest of newborns, starting at just 4 lbs, and safely holds children all the way up to 120 lbs. With a plush newborn insert, 6-position recline options and a 10-position head rest adjustment, this car seat will keep your child safe and comfy for nearly 10 years of use.
All-in-one car seats are inherently budget friendly, but the Grow and Go EX Air from Safety First really packs a punch for a $200 price point. Air Protect side impact protection keeps baby super safe, plus the QuickFit Harness allows for easy adjustments to the harness and headrest all at once.
The Baby Jogger City View’s slim design helps save space in the backseat of your car, which is great for parents driving smaller vehicles. The City View offers extended rear-facing capability and eventually turns into a booster suitable for children up to 100 lb.
The Evenflo EveryStage DLX’s innovative EasyClick LATCH system makes it easier to get a super secure installation. In fact, this technology achieves an installation that is three times tighter. So no matter what mode your child is riding in, rear, front or booster, you’ll feel confident they’re riding in a car seat that is safe and secure.