Convertible Car Seats Compared
- The Good
- The Bad
- The Graco 4ever All-in-One is made to be very convenient for you. In this case, that means the seat is easily adjustable, and the straps are simple to use. You can clean it without any hassle, even getting out the toughest, biggest spills without much trouble.
- The compact size means it lacks in a few features. Most noticeable are the absent cup holders. Those are critical for parents, especially those who are traveling alone with the child. It’s not always convenient to stop and give your child something to drink, so not having cup holders can be a big deal.
- If you are buying it for a very young child, then it is certainly worth the asking price. It’s a high-quality seat that is reasonably priced and you’ll get lots of use out of it. Even if you just want it for a few years, it can be worth it for the safety features alone.
- Base with SafeCell technology; Integrated Steel Bars; HUGS with SafeCell Technology manages crash energy and forward head movement; SICT reduces side-impact energy transfer by 45%; Click & Safe Snug Harness Indicator for added peace of mind. No re-thread harness system.
- One drawback is how heavy the seat is to move. You might not have to remove it all the time, but when you do you should be prepared to put some muscle in. the Advocate weighs 30 lbs, so it is surprisingly heavy. I guess if you are going to put a ton of padding in for safety, it's going to weigh a bit more.
- It is a premium seat with a premium price tag. The Side Impact Cushion Technology certainly justifies the extra money, but this seat will be above many people’s budget and it won’t be an option for those that need to fit 3 child car seats in a row.
- The Evenflo Symphony comes with sureLATCH connectors and makes this the easiest car seat to install ever! Whichever version of the Symphony you pick up, you’re getting a quality all-in-one seat, which is a seat that’s designed to work rear-facing, forward-facing, and as a booster seat.
- To reposition the surelatch connectors you need to lift up the seat cover, depending on if you are using the seat forward or rear facing. Another thing to you should keep in mind is that this is a wide seat. You would not be able to get three Evenflo Symphony's across the backseat of your car.
- This is one amazing convertible car seat that will last for a very long time. It's one you can use from infancy up until they're ready for a booster which this is also. Another great all in-one from Evenflo and we can surely see why it is a best seller.
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