Top 10 Toddler Car Seats
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Britax Frontier 90 Booster Car Seat
1. Britax Frontier 90 Booster Car Seat
Packed with safety features and designed just for toddlers. Enjoy the EZ-Buckle System, cup holders and storage, and an easy-to-remove cover.
  • Price: $$$
  • Capacity: 25-120 lbs.
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What our customers say:
"The install is rock solid and doesn't move after you install the car seat in your car."
Britax Pioneer Harness-2-Booster Seat
2. Britax Pioneer Harness-2-Booster Seat
Its tangle-free, 5-point harness will protect your toddler up to 70 lbs. Switch to booster mode and they're safe up to 110 lbs.
  • Price: $$
  • Capacity: 25-110 lbs.
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What our customers say:
"It feels solid, but also feels roomy and open even with all the winter coats and snow pants. My daughter is thrilled about the two cup holders and the pretty purple flowers and I like that the fabric looks resistant to food and liquid as well as easily remove able for washing."
Britax Pinnacle 90 Booster Car Seat
3. Britax Pinnacle 90 Booster Car Seat
Britax's top-of-the-line toddler seat, it has every available safety feature including side impact cushion technology.
  • Price: $$$
  • Capacity: 25-120 lbs.
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What our customers say:
"This seat looks great, has excellent safety ratings, and is very user friendly."
Evenflo Chase LX Booster Car Seat
4. Evenflo Chase LX Booster Car Seat
With an innovative headrest design, the vehicle belt self-adjusts to your child's height while in booster mode.
  • Price: $
  • Capacity: 22-110 lbs.
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What our customers say:
"It was everything I wanted and more. Its light weight, very easy to setup and move the straps, and is very easy to wipe down. My daughter can see out the window better and the cup holders on the front are awesome for her to access."
Recaro Performance SPORT Combination Harness to Booster Car Seat
5. Recaro Performance SPORT Combination Harness to Booster Car Seat
Recaro's Performance Series seats feature comfort enhancing memory foam, CoolMesh ventilation and race car-worthy looks.
  • Price: $$$
  • Capacity: 20-120 lbs.
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What our customers say:
"This is the 3rd Recaro car seat that we have purchased from Diapers.com. I cannot rave enough about how much we love the quality of the car seats. They are easy to clean and install and I love the look and design of them. They are worth the money and I am glad I found this amazing brand!!"
Graco Nautilus 3-in-1 Car Seat
6. Graco Nautilus 3-in-1 Car Seat
It's a 3-in-1 car seat that converts from a 5-point harness to a high-back booster to a backless booster. And it offers greater peace of mind thanks to the extensive safety testing this seat has undergone.
  • Price: $$
  • Capacity: 20-100 lbs.
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What our customers say:
"Moves easily from one car to the other. User-friendly for adult and child. Child often goes on long road trips and never complains of discomfort. Worth every cent paid for the safety of our little man."
Cosco Highback Booster Car Seat
7. Cosco Highback Booster Car Seat
It comes equipped with a removable cup holder — a small feature that makes car rides that much easier.
  • Price: $
  • Capacity: 22-80 lbs.
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What our customers say:
"Easy to install...easy to clean...sturdy."
Kids Embrace Batman Deluxe Combination Toddler/Booster Car Seat
8. Kids Embrace Batman Deluxe Combination Toddler/Booster Car Seat
Comfort and safety superhero style! Put your mind at ease while Batman wraps a protective arm around your toddler.
  • Price: $$
  • Capacity: 22-100 lbs.
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What our customers say:
"We bought two of these for our boys, and we love them. The seat is well made and has top safety ratings, which makes this mama happy and the boys are in LOVE with the Batman on them."
RideSafer Travel Vest
9. RideSafer Travel Vest
This wearable safety vest, complete with a head cushion and belt guides, is lightweight alternative to the traditional booster.
  • Price: $$
  • Capacity: 30-60 lbs.
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What our customers say:
"We bought this for our three year old when we took a trip to NYC. With all the taxi rides we took this was a real time saver. Also takes up so much less space than a car seat or booster seat."
Safety 1st Summit Booster Car Seat
10. Safety 1st Summit Booster Car Seat
Comes with deluxe padding and a cup holder. Unlike the Vantage (No. 5), the Summit has a non-removable base and pivoting armrests. It takes baby up to 40 pounds/43 inches forward-facing and up to 100 pounds/52 inches as a belt-positioning booster.
  • Price: $
  • Capacity: 22-100 lbs.
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What our customers say:
"The seat is very sturdy and I haven't had any problems with the belt twisting. So far an excellent buy."