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Car Seat Purchasing Guide

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    Consumer Reporter Erika Gonzalez helps you navigate the world of car seat shopping. (Published Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014)

    Top ratings went to the Chicco NextFit for $280.

    Consumer Reports also recommends all of the Britax convertible seats it tested. They range in price from145-dollars for the Britax Roundabout to about $300 for the Britax Advocate.

    Another great choice, the Evenflo SureRide for $100.

    Consumer Reports says children should remain in a car seat or booster seat until a safety belt fits properly. That won’t happen until they reach 4 feet 9 inches.