- Compared to other convertible car seats, this one is hands down the easiest to install
- Well built and sturdy
- Adjusts to fit any shape or size baby or toddler
The Chicco NextFit is safe for rear facing from 5-40lbs and forward facing 22-65lbs, meaning the NextFitwill grow with your child until they need a booster. This convertible seat also features 9 recline positions to accommodate a variety of vehicles.
The NextFit is a little pricier than some other options, and parents have complained that the car seat is heavier than other seats they've tried.
Safety: The Chicco NextFit passes all impact safety tests and has a 4-star ease-of-use rating from the NHTSA.
Ease-of-Use: The NextFit's LATCH system is very easy to install and fits babies and vehicles of all sizes. Users report, however, that installing in vehicles without a LATCH system is a little more difficult. Also, the NextFit is easier to install forward facing than rear facing. Nonetheless, it has a 4-star ease-of-use rating from the NHTSA.
Features: The Chicco NextFit has 9 recline positions, a height adjustable headrest, and a harness that automatically adjusts to your child's height without the need to rethread the straps. Additionally, getting the right angle is made easy with the handy bubble level guides. Other features include a 5-point harness, a 2 position chest clip, infant insert, and thermal insulated cup holder.
Cost: Though the NextFit isn't the most budget-friendly option on our list, this car seat will fit nearly any child from birth to preschool, which will easily save you money in the long run.
- Rated #6 in 7 Best Car Seats for Infants & Toddlers