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February 26th, 2010, 07:22 AM
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Post #1- Infant Seats (rear facing only)
Post #2- Convertible Seats (rear facing and forward facing)
Post #3- Forward Facing Only Seats
Post #4- All High Weight Seats
Post #5- Boosters



Infant Seats:
Britax Chaperone:($269)
Rear-facing for infants 4-22lbs

Chicco KeyFit ($200-250ish):
Rear-facing for infants 4-22 lbs.

Combi Centre ST:
Rear-facing 5-22lbs

Combi Centre DX:
Rear-facing 5-22lbs

Cosco Arriva ($70):
Rear facing for infants 5-22 lbs

Cosco Designer22,Eddie Baur Infant seat ($165):
rear facing for infants weighing up to 22 lb.

Cosco SureFit ($169):
rear-facing car seat for infants that are 4 to 22 lbs
Note: Toys R Us website states the minimum weight limit as 5lbs, but it is actually 4lbs.

Evenfo Embrace ($110):
rear facing for infants weighing 5-22 lb.

First Years Via (only available in travel system at Zellers):
Rear facing for infants weighing 4-22lb.
BASE REQUIRED FOR INSTALLATION.

Graco SafeSeat1/Snugride 32($180):
rear facing for infants weighing 5-30 lb. (Snugride 32 has 32lb max weight limit)

Graco Snugride ($140):
rear facing for infants weighing 5-22 lb.

Peg Perego - Primo Viaggio SIP ($299):
Maximum weight limit: 22 lbs, rear facing only

Quinny/Maxi-Cosi ($199):
rear-facing only for infants 5-22 lb.

Safety 1st Infant seat ($130):
holds infants from 5 to 22 lb. rear-facing only

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February 26th, 2010, 07:42 AM
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Convertible Seats and Combination Seats:
THS = Top Harness Slots

Britax Advocate CS ($399)
THS @ 16.5"
Rear Facing 5 - 35 lbs
Forward Facing 1 year & 20 to 65 lbs

Britax Boulevard/Boulevard CS (Click'n Safe) (aka BV/BV CS) ($329/$359)
THS @ 16.5".
Rear Facing 5 - 30 lbs
Forward Facing 1 year & 20 to 65 lbs
The Boulevard CS also has a mechanism designed to provide an audible click when the harness is tight enough. It is otherwise identical to the Boulevard.

Britax Diplomat ($280)
THS @ 14.5".
Rear Facing 5 - 30 lbs
Forward Facing 1 yr & 20 - 40 lbs

Britax Marathon (aka MA) ($299):
THS: 17"
Rear Facing 5 - 30 lbs
Forward Facing 1 yr & 20 - 65 lbs

Britax Roundabout (aka RA) ($249):
THS: 15.5"
Rear Facing 5 - 30 lbs
Forward Facing 1 yr & 20 to 40 lbs

Compass/The First Years True Fit (aka TF) ($199):
THS: 17.5 to 18" (measurements have varied slightly, manufacturer info indicates 18")
Rear Facing 5 - 35 lbs
Forward Facing 1 yr & 23 - 65 lbs

Cosco Scenera ($70):
THS: 15"
Rear Facing - 35 lbs
Forward Facing 1 yr & 20 - 40 lbs

Dorel/Cosco/Eddie Bauer 3 in 1 (aka AO/AOE) OLD MODEL ($200):
THS: 15"
Rear Facing 5-30 lb
Forward Facing 1 yr & 22-40 lb
converts to belt-positioning booster seat for kids 40-80 lb.

Dorel/Cosco/Eddie Bauer 3 in 1 (aka AO/AOE) NEW MODELS $170 to $230 depending on store.
THS: 17.5"
Rear Facing 5-35lbs
Forward Facing 22 - 50lbs
Converts to belt-positioning booster seat for kids 40-100lbs.

NOTE: The top headrest position in the 30lb rf'ing limit seats canNOT be used with the harness. The top headrest position in the 35lb rf'ing limit seats (manufactured in 2008 and forward,) CAN be used with the harness. Check the labels to see if you're getting an old seat or the updated one. There may be as much as a 2yr increased length of use in the new seat compared to the older version.


Evenflo Symphony ($249)
*only available at TRU/BRU right now
THS: 16"?
Rear facing 5 to 30lbs
Forward facing 20 to 65lbs
Booster 40 to 100lbs
(Only infant/child/booster 3in1 seat that makes a decent booster - be sure to check belt fit on your child.)

Evenflo Titan ($130):
Rear Facing 5-30 lb.
Forward Facing 20-47 lb.

Evenflo Triumph ($130):
THS: 15.5"
Rear Facing 5-30 lbs.
Forward Facing 20-40 lbs.
*This seat is no longer being manufactured for Canada as of 2008. Most sites listing Triumph actually have the Triumph Advance in stock.*

Evenflo Triumph Advance (aka EFTA) ($150):
THS: 17"
Rear Facing 5-30 lbs
Forward Facing 20-47 lbs.

Graco MyRide ($160):
THS: 17"
Rear Facing 5lbs - 40lbs
Forward Facing 22 - 65lbs

Graco Comfortsport ($150):
THS: 14.5"
Rear Facing 5-30 lb.
Forward Facing 20-40 lb.

Safety 1st Complete Air ($299) (only available at TRU/BRU right now)
THS @ 18.5"
Rear Facing 5 to 40lbs
Forward Facing 1yr & 22 - 50lbs.

Safety 1st Enspira ($150):
Rear Facing 5-30 lb (new ones may go to 35lbs RF; please check the label on the seat)
Forward Facing 22-40 lb.
converts to belt positioning booster for 40-80 lb.

Sunshine Kids Radian 65 (aka RN) ($230-260):
THS: 18"
Rear facing 5 to 40lbs
Forward facing 22 to 65lbs
{Pre-2010 had 30lb rf'ing weight limit. Check your model to confirm height and weight limits.}

Sunshine Kids Radian Premier $330
THS: 18"
Rear facing 5 to 45lbs and up to 44"
Forward facing 22 to 65lbs
{Pre-2010 models had 30lb rf'ing limit. Check your model to confirm height and weight limits.}

Sunshine Kids Radian XT 2010 $330
THS: 18"
Rear facing 5 to 45lbs
Forward facing 22 to 65lbs
{As above, see Radian in previous entry. Prior to 2010 this seat was known as Radian XT and had a 35lb rf'ing limit.}
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February 26th, 2010, 07:55 AM
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Forward Facing Only Seats

Britax Frontier ($299)
THS 18.25"
Forward Facing 5-point harness 25-65 pounds
converted to a 40-100 pound belt positioning booster seat.
Note: The Frontier has a 2yr AND 25lb minimum requirement. A child must meet both before the seat can be used.

Cosco Summit High-back Booster seat ($180):
THS: 15"
forward facing only
Forward Facing 5-point harness 22 to 40 lb c
onverted to a 40-80 lb belt positioning booster seat

Evenflo Bolero/Generations ($140):
THS: 16.5"
Forward Facing 5-point harness 20-47 lbs.
Booster 40-100 lbs.

Evenflo Maestro ($129)
THS: 18"
Forward facing 20 to 47lbs
Booster 40 to 100lbs.
* Note that the booster mode is outgrown around the same time as the harness height

Evenflo Traditions/Chase/Vision ($125):
THS: 14.5-16" depending on the seat
forward facing only
5-point harness 20-47 lb
Booster 40-80 lb.

Eddie Bauer High-back booster ($160):
Forward Facing 5-point harness 22-40 lb
Booster 40-100 lb.

Graco Platinum CarGo ($160):
THS: 17"
forward-facing only
5-Point harness 20-48 lb
Booster 40-80 lb.

Graco Treasured CarGo ($120)
forward-facing only
5-point Harness 22-48 lb
Booster 40-80 lb
*Harness adjusts from rear

Graco Nautilus ($229-240ish)
THS: 18.25 "
forward facing only
5-pt. harness 20-65 lb.
high-back belt positioning booster from 40-100 lb.
backless booster for 40-100 lb.

Safety 1st Apex ($180):
THS: 17"
forward facing only
5-Point Harness 22-65 lb
Booster 40-100 lb.
*requires head support at the level of the midpoint of the child's head or higher at all times either from the vehicle seat or vehicle headrest.

Safety 1st Vantage Point ($170):
forward facing only
5-point Harness 22 to 40 lb
Booster 40 to 80 lb.

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February 26th, 2010, 08:06 AM
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Here is a list of all HIGH WEIGHT harnessing seats available in Canada

Harnessed/booster combination seats in Canada that harness past 40lbs are:
*Britax Frontier (65lbs) (THS 18.25") makes an acceptable booster
*Graco Cargo with upfront adjust(48lbs) makes a poor-ok booster (17" THS)
*Graco Nautilus (65lbs) (THS 18.25") makes an acceptable booster
*Evenflo Chase(16.8" THS)/Vision/Tradition (16" THS) (47lb limit) makes a poor-ok booster
*Evenflo Bolero/Generations (47lb) makes an ok booster (Bolero is $120 at Walmart) (16.5" THS)
*Evenflo Maestro (47lbs FF) (THS: 18") makes an ok/decent booster BUT!!! is outgrown in booster mode about the same time as the harness (low belt guides)
*Evenflo Symphony 65 3-in-1 (30lbsRF/65lbs FF) (THS: 16-17") makes a decent booster
*Cosco Apex (65lb) makes a decent booster ~ (17" THS) requires headrest support
*Dorel/Cosco/Eddie Bauer 3 in 1 (aka AO/AOE) NEW MODELS (35lbsRF/50lbs FF) THS: 17.5" makes a poor booster

Higher weight harnessed (only) seats are:
*Britax Boulevard (65lbs) (THS 17")
*Britax Marathon (65lbs) (17" THS)
*Britax Advocate (65lbs) (17" THS)
*Britax Roundabout50 (50lbs) (17" THS - ?)
*Sunshine Kids Radian (65lbs) (18" THS)
*Evenflo EFTA (47lbs) (17" THS)
*Evenflo Titan (47lbs) (15.5" THS)
*Compass/First Years True Fit (65lbs) (18"THS)
*Safety 1st Air Protect Complete Air, only available at TRU at this point (50lbs) (18" THS)
*Graco MyRide (65lbs) (17" THS)

THS=Top Harness Slots


Convertible seats in Canada that RearFace past 30lbs are:
*Sunshine Kids Radian XT model only at this time(35lbs RF / 65lbs FF) (18" THS)
*Sunshine Kids Radian XT (aka XTSL), Premier 2010 models only (45lbs RF / 65lbs FF) (18" THS)
*Sunshine Kids Radian 2010 models (40lbs RF / 65lbs FF) (18" THS)
*Compass/First Years True Fit (and probably True Fit ARB, currently due to arrive Jan 2010) (35lbs RF / 65lbs FF) (18" THS)
*Britax Advocate (35lbs RF/ 65lbs FF) (17" THS)
*Dorel/Cosco/Eddie Bauer 3-in-1 (aka AO/AOE) NEW MODELS (35lbs RF / 50lbs FF) (17.5" THS)
*Safety 1st Enspira NEW MODELS (35lbs RF / 40lbs FF) (15.5" THS)
*Cosco Scenera NEW MODELS (35lbs RF / 40lbs FF) (14.5" THS)
*Safety 1st Avenue (35lbs RF / 40lbs FF) (16-16.5" THS)
*Safety 1st Air Protect Complete Air, only available at TRU at this point (40lbs RF / 50lbs FF) (18" THS)
*Britax Roundabout 50 (*note this is not the same as the old roundabout) (35lbs RF / 50lbs FF) (17" THS)
*Graco MyRide (40lbs RF / 65 lbs FF) (17" THS)


Infant bucket seats in Canada that have a limit over 22lbs are:
*Graco SafeSeat1 (30lbs) (replaced by SnugRide32, some stock still available in stores though)
*Graco SnugRide32 (32lbs)
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February 26th, 2010, 08:14 AM
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Booster Seats

Britax Parkway ($120, discontinued so limited availability):
Forward Facing: use only with children whose weight is at least 18 kg (40 lbs.) and whose height is at least 97 cm (38 in.)- 38 inches to 60 inches tall

Britax Parkway SG - $140 {Replaces above}
40 to 120 pounds as backless or full-back booster
SecureGuard (SG) seat belt anchor

Clek Oto (is usually $89.99, discontinued so limited availability @ Canadian Tire):
40-57 inches, 101-145 cm / 40-100 pounds, 18-45 kg

Clek Olli ($120):
Children whose height and weight are between 40-50 in./101-145 cm. and are 40-100 lbs./18-45 kg

Combi Kobuk:
Can be used with or without the backrest 40-100 lbs.
Seat belt guides adjust vertically and horizontally for optimum comfort and fit.

Cosco High Rise Backless booster ($30):
forward-facing only for children 40-80 lb.

Dorel Vista High Back Belt Positioning Booster ($70):
booster for children 40-80 lbs
ages 4 1/2 and up
height 40"-52"

Evenflo BigKidBooster ($80):
For children 40-100 lb.
use with vehicle lap and shoulder belt
converts to a backless booster seat

Evenflo Confidence ($110):
For Children 40-100 lb.
converts to a backless booster seat

Graco AirBooster ($150):
For children 40-100 lb. and 38-57" tall
use with vehicle's lap & shoulder harness

Graco Turbo Booster ($80):
For children 40-100 lb.
easily converts to backless booster seat

Graco TurboBooster Backless ($30):
For Children 40-100 lb. and 40-57" tall

The First Years Compass Deluxe Folding Booster Seat with Carry Bag ($100):
Compass 505 booster (Walmart, Zellers) $79
Compass 530 booster (Sears.ca) $99 ~carry bag included
for children 40-100 lb.

Sunshine Kids Monterey ($170):
40 to 120 lbs
Up to 63" in height
Expandable seat back width
Can be used as a backless booster
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