13 Best Car Seats for Extended Rear Facing

13 Best Carseats For Extended Rear Facing In honor of Child Passenger Safety Month in September we brought you “Rear Facing: Just the facts.” Inside this article we shared with you the alarming information that rear facing your child is 5 times safer than forward facing and forward facing children under the age of 2 are 75% more likely to be injured in a car accident. What we also shared was just how important extended rear facing really is. In recognition of all of that information we knew that we needed to share with you the best and safest rear facing car seats on the market today. Whether you are looking for a seat with multiple added safety features, a simple cost effective option, or a seat that allows rear facing for larger children, we have it all right here for you!


Diono Pacifica


The Diono Pacifica is the newest addition to the widely-loved Diono family of car seats. Now with extra-deep side walls and extended-rear facing capabilities, Diono has risen the bar for the safest car seat in the industry. The Pacifica, with it’s full steel frame and unique SuperLATCH system, not only makes installation a breeze, but keeps your rear-facing kids safe and comfortable as can be.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 50 Pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: 90 Pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height: 57 Inches
  • Harness Slot Positions: 5, 9”-17.5”
  • Seat Length: 16 Inches
  • Seat Width: 18.5 Inches
  • Seat Height: 28.5 Inches
  • Additional Features: SuperLATCH system, Booster Mode up to 120 lbs and 57 inches, Rear-Facing Tether Capability
Additional Safety Features
  • Energy Absorbing EPS Foam: Located in the extra-deep side walls for ultimate head and body, side impact protection
  • Full Steel Frame: Aluminum reinforced sides for superior stability and unmatched safety
  • Safestop Energy Absorbing Harness: For optimum performance and energy absorption during a crash
Perfect For:

Travel- The Pacifica can fold flat and be carried on your back which makes it ideal for traveling. It is also FAA certified. Compact Cars- The space-saving design and slim profile make Pacifica perfect for smaller cars and gives you the ability to fit more than one car seat in the back seat comfortably. Comfort- The extra long seat bottom and expandable sides provide the right amount of leg support. This allows your rear facing child to remain comfortable on even the longest car rides.

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The child photographed is 14 months, 29″ tall and 21 lbs
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Britax ClickTight


Britax has just launched the most revolutionary change in car seat technology the industry has seen in years: ClickTight. ClickTight will forever change the way you install a car seat, and ensures a safe and secure install, with ease, every time. Because 3 out of 4 child car seats are installed incorrectly, Britax created this system to help parents have peace of mind when installing a car seat, and ensure the seat is installed correctly each time. To get a detailed view of how these incredible seats work, watch this video from Britax, and see the photos below.

Britax ClickTight car seats each come with standard safety & comfort features: 7-position recline, impact absorbing base, impact absorbing harness, impact absorbing tether, complete side impact protection (PLUS available in Boulevard seats & MAX available in Advocate seats), easy to read automatic level indicator to ensure seat is reclined properly, quick adjusting 12-position harness, and impact stabilizing steel frame. These features work together to provide a remarkably safe seat that’s also remarkably easy to install.


Britax Boulevard ClickTight


Britax has always been renowned for superior car seat safety, and the Britax Boulevard ClickTight is no exception. The ClickTight version of the classic Britax Boulevard provides everything you love about the Boulevard, like the SafeCell Complete Side Impact Protection PLUS, along with the revolutionary ClickTight installation system. Britax goes above and beyond federal safety standards, so you can take comfort in knowing that your child is surrounded in one of the safest seats on the market, as well as knowing that you’ve correctly installed the seat every single time.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 40 pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: 65 pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height: 49 inches
  • Harness Slot Positions: 8.35 to 19.4 (.85″ increments), 14 positions
  • Seat Length: 23 inches deep (actual inner seat area: 10.5 inches)
  • Seat Width: 18.5 inches (actual inner seat area: 11.5 inches)
  • Seat Height: 23.5 inches
  • Additional Features: ClickTight installation system, SafeCell Complete Side Impact Protection PLUS, Click & Safe Snug Harness Indicator, EZ Buckle System to prevent tangled straps, certified for aircraft travel, seat cover easily removable for cleaning
Additional Safety Features
  • 7-position recline with automatic level indicator: The level indicator ensures that your child is properly reclined for his/her comfort and ensure the proper installation angle for your unique vehicle. This visual aid is invaluable when selecting the appropriate recline position.
  • SafeCell impact stabilizing steel frame: This solid steel frame reinforces the “spine” of the car seat, and reduces the flex of the seat during a collision.
  • SafeCell complete side impact protection PLUS: Offers superior side impact protection, along with a structure that keeps your child’s head & neck secure.
  • Click & Safe snug harness indicator: Provides an audible “click” to ensure child’s harness is properly tightened: not too loose, and not too snug.
Perfect For:

Tall children- This seat accommodates children up to 49 inches tall, and with a seated shoulder height of 18.65 inches, which is about 1.7 inches more than the Marathon ClickTight.

Comfort- If you have a child who hates being in a car seat, this seat is wonderfully comfortable, with cushy padding throughout the seat.

Parents who worry & families who move car seats from car to car frequently- It’s virtually impossible to install this seat incorrectly, and installation is unbelievably fast and easy. The ClickTight system has taken all the guesswork out of installation, so you can be sure you get the correct install each and every time. Additionally, the Click & Safe snug harness indicator ensures the harness is properly tightened for each and every car ride.

The child photographed is 3 years old, 40″ tall and 39 lbs.

 


Britax Clicktight Marathon


Britax has designed a fantastic addition to the car seat market with their Marathon ClickTight. It provides luxurious comfort and safety features that surpass federal safety standards, and a very easy installation system. This seat offers the protection, the comfort, and the ease that you and your child will love! It is no wonder that Britax has been a top name in mobile safety for over 70 years.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 40 lbs
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: 65
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height: 49 or less
  • Child Seated Shoulder Height:Rear Facing:16.95 Inches
  • Child Seated Shoulder Height:Forward Facing: 16.95 Inches or less
  • Harness Slot Positions: 8.35 to 17.7 (.85″ increments), 12 position
  • Seat Length: 23 Inches deep (actual inner seat area: 10.5 inches)
  • Seat Width: 18.5 Inches (actual inner seat area: 11.5 inches)
  • Seat Height: 23.5 Inches
  • Buckle Strap Depth: 5.25/7 inches
  • Additional Features:E-Z Buckle System, 7-position recline with automatic level indicator, HUGS, Plush Foam Padding at every touch point, Easy-Remove Cover, Impact Absorbing Harness, quick-adjust, 12-position harness and2-position buckle.
  • SafeCell Technology: The Marathon surpasses federal safety standards with its SafeCell Technology. This is designed to lower the center of gravity in a crash. It’s designed to compress and shield your child like a shell, while counteracting the forces of a crash.
  • Complete Side Impact Protection: With its deep walls of EPP foam, the Marathon walls are made to absorb energy and distribute impact forces while shielding the child’s entire body.
ADDITIONAL SAFETY FEATURES:
  • SafeCell Impact Absorbing Tether minimizes potential seat rotation with its unique two-strap design and slows forward movement with our patented rows of stitching that “give-way” one at a time.
  • SafeCell Impact Absorbing Harness slows forward movement in the event of a crash.
  • Integrated Steel Bars reduce forward flexing while also strengthening the connection between the seat and the car.
PERFECT FOR:

Comfort- Britax is known for its comfortable designs, and the Marathon is a perfect example. With its plush foam padding, the 7-position recline for both forward- and rear-facing positions, and the infant positioning pillow which ensures comfort for the smallest passenger that the seat might hold to the largest.

Average Height- This car seat is designed for rear facing up to 40 lbs and with a maximum height for a child 49 inches tall.

Easy Installation- If you are looking for a seat that is easy to install the Marathon ClickTight is incredibly easy and stress free to install.

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Child photographed is 2 years old, 36″ tall and 26 lbs.

Differences Between Boulevard & Marathon ClickTight Models

The Britax Boulevard ClickTight model offers increased security during side impact with their SafeCell Complete Side Impact Protection PLUS, an upgrade from the Marathon model. The PLUS offers a deep protective shell absorbs crash forces and shields your child from debris, like the Marathon, but in addition, provides an energy-absorbing headrest keeps your child’s head and neck secure. Also, the Boulevard model provides the Click & Safe Snug Harness Indicator, which ensures the child’s harness is within the proper range of snugness, and provides an audible sound so the user knows the harness is properly tightened. NHTSA studies have shown that 59% of child harnesses are too loose, and this feature provides peace of mind to parents. The final difference between the Boulevard and Marathon ClickTight models is that the Boulevard has a higher seated height maximum (18.65 inches) as compared to the Marathon (16.95 inches).


Safety 1st onSide Air Convertible


The onSide air convertible car seat by Safety 1st is designed with your child’s safety in mind. The new lifesaving technology called Air Protect has been implemented for better protection around your baby’s head, where it is most needed. This car seat is one of the best on the market (for cost) with its high weight limit and high length maximum. This car seat combines style, safety, and everything else in between.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight:40 pounds
  • Rear Facing Maximum Height:40 inches
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight:40 pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height:43 inches
  • Seat Depth:17 inches, less than most carseats on the market
  • Seat Width: 17.5 inches, one of the narrowest available
  • Seat Height:26.5 inches, this is about average
  • Seat Weight:Lightweight at only 12 pounds
Additional Safety Features:
  • Air protect advanced side impact protection: This protects the head and will reduce the side impact forces
  • Center front adjust harness: This car seat has 4 harness heights and 3 different buckle locations to give your growing child a unique fit
  • Meets or exceeds Federal and ASTM Safety Standards
  • Extra protection around the head
  • LATCH equipped
Perfect for:

Compact cars- Because it is so narrow and the depth is only 17 inches, that means this car seat won’t take leg room away from any other passengers in a compact car.

Travel- It’s perfect for travel because it is only 12 pounds.

Swapping cars- All of the dimensions above make it super easy to use this car seat as a spare or easily swap between different cars.

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Child photographed is 11 months old, 30″ tall and 17 lbs.

Safety 1st Complete Air 65


Safety 1st offers a seat ideal for extended rear facing with their Complete Air 65 Convertible Car Seat. Equipped with a 5 point harness system, high weight and height limits plus a beautiful design, it’s the seat you need to keep your child rear facing for longer.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 40 Pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: 65 Pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height: 40 Inches
  • Seat Length: 18 Inches
  • Seat Width: 21.25 Inches
  • Seat Height: 26.9 Inches
  • Seat Weight: 17.5 pounds
  • Additional Features: LATCH
Additional Safety Features
  • Side Impact Protection: advanced air cushion system to protect child’s head
  • 
Quickfit harness: easily adjusts 5 point harness height in one step from the front of the seat; no need to uninstall
Perfect for:

Budget Conscience Families- This great seat is perfect for the family on a budget. Being able to keep your kids rear facing as long as possible doesn’t have to come with a high price tag.

Travel- while this seat doesn’t fold, it’s light frame makes it ideal for travel.

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Child photographed is 2.5 years old, 36″ tall and 30 lbs

Peg Perego Primo Viaggio Convertible


Peg Perego offers the car seat market a great rear facing option with their Primo Viaggio Convertible. Amazing safety features, high weight limits, thick harnesses, deluxe latch straps and fine fabric come together for a seat that both children and parents are sure to love! It is everything and more that you would expect from this luxurious Italian company.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 45 Pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: 65 Pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height: 40 Inches
  • Harness Slot Positions: 10; 9”-17”, highest rear-facing position is about 14.25”
  • Seat Length: 18.7 Inches
  • Seat Width: 21.2 Inches
  • Seat Height: 26 Inches
  • Maximum Rear Facing Seatback Height: 24 Inches
  • Maximum Forward Facing Seatback Height: 26 Inches
  • Additional Features: LATCH, Crotch Strap Adjustment, Infant Support Cushion
Additional Safety Features
  • Side Impact Protection: Easily adjusts to 10 different positions to protect child’s head, neck and spine
  • Energy Absorbing Foam: Located on the shell and head panel protects child’s head and torso from impact forces
  • Contoured Steel Back Plate: Minimizes flexing and reduces forward movement
  • Shock Absorbing Foam Element: Crumples on impact to reduce stress on child’s neck and shoulders
Perfect For:

Larger Children- With 45 pounds as the maximum rear facing weight and a 65 pound maximum seat weight this car seat is great for larger children.

Extended Rear Facing- With one of the higher rear facing weight limits on the market, this is a great option for those who strive to keep their children rear facing as long as possible

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Child photographed is 22 Months old, 29″ tall and 26 lbs.

Evenflo Symphony LX


New to the car seat market is Evenflo Symphony LX All-In-One Car Seat with SureSafe. It’s made for extended use, meaning you can bring your newborn home from the hospital in it (using the newborn insert) and he or she can stay in it even when they are ready for a harnessed booster seat. This seat accommodates children from 5 lbs to 110 lbs.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 40 Pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: 65 Pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height: 50 Inches
  • Forward Facing Requirements for Booster Mode: 40-110 lbs, over 43.3 inches tall, at least 4 years of age
  • Harness Slot Positions: Infinite Slide 6.5”-17”
  • Seat Length: 23 Inches (fully upright), 28 inches (fully reclined)
  • Seat Width: 21 Inches
  • Seat Height: 25.5 Inches (fully upright), 19.5 Inches (fully reclined)
  • Maximum Rear Facing Seatback Height: 25.5 Inches
  • Maximum Forward Facing Seatback Height: 25.5 Inches
  • Additional Features: LATCH, Infinite Slide for easy and proper positioning of harness, Crotch Strap Adjustment, Infant Support Cushion, Buckle Pockets that tuck the buckle tongues away keeping them cool, and making it easier and safer to get a child in and out of the seat.
Additional Safety Features
  • Side Impact Protection: significantly reduces side impact crash forces up to 50% through an expanded zone and 3 layers of protection.
  • Foam Liner: Energy absorbing foam liner provides added safety & comfort.
Perfect For:

Extended Use- This is truly a seat that will accommodate your child for many years–from birth through the toddler era and beyond.

Comfort- The Infinite Slide for positioning of harness, buckle pockets and option to recline all have comfort in mind.

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The child photographed is 12 months, 30″ tall and 22 lbs.

Clek


Clek has revolutionized the car seat industry with it’s amazing design, high profile, narrow form, and outstanding safety standards. The Clek Foonf is no exception. Ideal for extended rear-facing, Foonf will allow your child to remain rear-facing up to 43″ and 50 lbs. It is reinforced with a steel and magnesium sub-structure, offers advanced side impact protection through the use of an energy-absorbing foam-lined headrest, and an anti-rebound bar which provides an unbelievably stable installation.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 50 Pounds
  • Rear Facing Maximum Height: 43 Inches
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: 65 Pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height: 49 Inches
  • Harness Slot Positions: 10-17 Inches
  • Seat Length: 17.5 Inches
  • Seat Width: 16.9 Inches
  • Seat Height: 32.5 Inches
  • Seat Weight: 38 Pounds
  • Maximum Rear Facing Seatback Height: 28.5 Inches
  • Maximum Forward Facing Seatback Height: 32.5 Inches
  • Aditional Features: Rigid LATCH, Smooth Recline, Adjustable Headrest
Additional Safety Features
  • Energy Absorbing Foam: frame and headrest layered with energy absorbing foam resulting in less force on the child
  • Rigid Sub- Structure: reinforced with a steel and magnesium sub-structure
  • Anti-Rebound Bar: the use of an Anti-Rebound Bar prevents the seat from shifting in the event of a collision
Perfect For

Multiple-Child Families- Clek Foonf has an incredibly narrow frame, allowing up to three seats across to be installed in most vehicles. Large Children- with the high rear-facing limits, children are able to stay RF up until their 4th birthday (Maximum 50 lbs).

Another amazing seat from Clek is the Fllo. Equipped with many of the same amazing features as the Foonf, the Fllo has a more compact design.

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Child photographed is 9 months old, 31″ tall and 25lbs
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Recaro Performance Ride


Recaro is a lesser known car-seat company that is German engineered and U.S. assembled. With the German design, it might make you pleased to note that all Recaro seats meet not only U.S. car seat safety standards, but also International standards! Recaro uses over 100 years of knowledge in automotive, airline, and race car seat engineering to design one of the best car seats on the market, the Recaro Performance Ride.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 40 lbs
  • Rear Facing Maximum Height: 49 in
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: 65 lbs
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height: 50 in
  • Harness Slot Positions: One (they adjust up with the headrest)
  • Seat Length: 11 in
  • Seat Width: 19 in
  • Seat Height: 29 in (with head rest fully extended, 27 in seatback height)
  • Additional Features: Comfort enhancing memory foam, twist-resistant strap HERO technology, racing-inspired side impact protection, removable cup holder, and protective PUR foam in the head restraint.
Additional Safety Features:
  • Cloud Comfort Memory Foam: For extra comfort and support.
  • Cool Mesh air ventilation and built-in shell vents: Keep your child cool with temperature balancing fabric and design.
  • Full-Body Side Impact Protection: Designed to protect your child in the 5 most vulnerable areas in a side impact crash: head, neck, face, torso, and pelvis.
  • Twist-resistant HERO harness technology: Keep your child safe by ensuring the harness is attached properly without twisted belts and helping to position the chest clip in the proper spot.
Perfect For:

Growing with your family- The Recaro Performance Ride can safely fit an infant as small as 5 lbs and can keep your child rear-facing until they are 40 lbs and/or 49 inches tall.

Children who prefer a high-profile seat- The Recaro Performance Ride is a relatively high-profile seat, perfect for kids who like to be able to see the view from the car while traveling.

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Child photographed is 21 months, 33.5″ tall and 23 lbs

Graco MySize 65


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The Graco MySize 65 is the perfect option for budget aware families that still desire an affordable seat with some added bells and whistles. It features EPS, energy absorbing foam and is side impact tested, a non re-thread adjustable harness, and a built in cup holder. Installation is quick and easy with the One-second LATCH attachment featuring the exclusive In Right™ LATCH system, as well as an easy-to-read level indicator for hassle-free installation.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 40lbs
  • Rear Facing Maximum Height: Child Must not exceed 1″ below the bottom of the red lever on the headrest
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: Up to 65 lbs.
  • Seat Width: 22.3″
  • Seat Depth: 19.3″
  • Seat Height: 26″
Perfect For:

Budget: This car seat is perfect for the budget friendly family that doesn’t want to give up certain luxuries. 

Larger Children: The higher rear facing height and weight limits make this a great option for larger kids. Taller kids can rear face until 40 lbs, or until the top of the child’s head is less than 1″ below the red line shown on the top of the head support pillow.

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Child photographed is 3 years old, 40″ tall and 34 lbs.
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NextFit Zip


The NextFit Zip is exactly the convertible seat that fans of the Chicco infant seat have been waiting for! With the innovative convenience and safety features, the NextFit is the easiest seat to install safely and securely. The NextFit comes in a variety of colors, so your little one will be riding in style, in one of the safest seats possible. The seat boasts leveling features to ensure that your seat is properly installed, and the SuperCinch offers force-multiplying technology to secure the seat as tightly as possible to the vehicle. The insulated cup holder and zip-off cover, as well as the no rethreading of straps will make this seat a favorite for the convenience it offers for clean up and comfort.

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 40 pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: 65 pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height: 50 inches
  • Harness Slot Positions: 5.5”-17.5”
  • Seat Length: 26 inches
  • Seat Width: 19 inches
  • Seat Height: 26 inches tall with headrest fully extended
  • Features insulated cup holder, Zip & Wash™ Seat Pad, 2-position chest clip, 6-position adjustable head rest, integrated LATCH storage compartments

Additional Safety Features

  • SuperCinch LATCH Tightener: Uses force-multiplying technology to achieve a secure fit with minimal effort
  • RideRight® Bubble Levels: Verify the correct installation and recline of the seat by glancing at the easy-to-read levels found on both sides of this seat.
  • ReclineSure® 9-position Leveling System: Provides the most recline options to accommodate a wider range of vehicles.
Perfect For:

Comfort: Because of the many adjustable fit features and the deep padded shell of the seat, the NextFit provides extreme comfort for your tiny traveler. Various Car Types: The ReclineSure® leveling system will allow the seat to be properly installed in many vehicle and seat types, which you can easily verify with the RideRight® Bubble levels on the sides of the seat. Buying Just One Seat- With a 6-position adjustable head rest, optional infant insert, and 2-position chest clip, this is absolutely a seat that can grow with your child from birth to the preschool years.

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Child photographed is 3 years old, 40″ tall and 34 lbs.
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Cosco


Cosco is here to prove that keeping your child safe, secure and rear facing for as long as possible does not need to break the bank.

The Scenera NEXT Convertible Car Seat starts as a rear-facing car seat for babies from 5-40 pounds and it easily converts over to a forward-facing seat for children from 22-40 pounds. With a price tag under $50 Cosco makes safety well within everyone’s reach. They also take safety a step further by offering parents the Apt 40RF Convertible Car Seat. This allows parents to keep their kids rear facing to 40 pounds and 40 inches tall!

Cosco Scenera NEXT

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 40 pounds
  • Rear Facing Maximum Height: 40 inches
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight: 40 pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height: 43 inches
  • Harness Slot Positions: 4 Positions
  • Additional Features: 5 Point Harness, LATCH Equipped
Additional Safety Features
  • 5-point harness system with Center Front Adjust
  • Side Impact Protection
Perfect For:

Budget- This seat allows you to keep your child safe and rear facing until 35 pounds while staying in budget!

Cosco APT 40 RF

  • Rear Facing Maximum Weight: 40 pounds
  • Rear Facing Maximum Height: 40 inches
  • Forward Facing Maximum Weight:40 pounds
  • Forward Facing Maximum Height:43 inches
  • Harness Slot Positions: 4 Positions
  • Additional Features: 5 Point Harness, LATCH Equipped, 3 buckle locations,2 integrated cup holders
Additional Safety Features
  • 5-point harness system with Center Front Adjust
  • Side Impact Protection
Perfect For:

Budget- This seat allows you to keep your child safe and rear facing until 40 pounds while staying in budget!

Large Child- With 40 pounds and 40 inches as the maximum weight and height for rear facing you can rest assured that even larger children will get remain rear facing as long as possible.

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At the end of the day, we know you just want your child to ride safely, happily and comfortably. We have presented many amazing options that are sure to make extended rear-facing your child a painless, safe option for the whole family!

To learn more about the facts and benefits surrounding extended rear facing check out “Rear Facing: Just the Facts.”

Photo Credits: Diono Carseat By Dani, Britax Boulevard Carseat By Cookies For Breakfast, Britax Marathon By Kirsten , Safety First Onside Air By Lauren Hardy, Safety First Complete Air By Corinne , Peg Perego Carseat By Jessica-Anne, , Evenflo Platinum Carseat By Krista, Clek Carseat By The Whimsical Photographer, Recaro Carseat By Katherine, Graco Carseat by The Memoirs of Megan

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    JT

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    My friend informed me this morning that the Diono Pacifica actually scored a “Not Recommended” in the booster seat stage, from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and the Diono Ranier scored a “Good Bet,” the lowest acceptable rating. http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings/child-boosters

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    Kendall

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    Dude have you actually *used* the britax click boulevard, especially for frequent moving in and out of cars like you say it’s good for??? It’s murder. It’s super heavy, there is no way in heck it’s as slim width-wise as they say (my guess is they measured the base not the outside of the seat), and the instructions say it should still be tethered with the top latch even rear-facing, making it impossible to put rear facing with another car seat next to it (as they recommend tethering it to the latch slots behind the headrests). I seriously hate this seat compared to my easy-peasy Safety 1st.

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    Dinah

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    It’s really a nice and useful piece of info. I’m glad that you shared this
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