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.