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Britax Marathon ClickTight - Recommended and relevant!

According to the meta ranking published on 9 August 2022, Britax Marathon ClickTight is currently recommended as a high-quality Convertible Car Seat. Out of 10 expert opinions queried, Britax Marathon ClickTight received 2 endorsements, from Parenting Pod (7 Feb 2022) and Verywell Family (14 Mar 2022). .

No experts ranked Britax Marathon ClickTight as 'the best Convertible Car Seat of August'.

Compared to other most critically acclaimed Convertible Car Seats, Britax Marathon ClickTight ranks #20 out of 23 in August 2022, - as can be seen from the table below.

Consumer Score
In comparison:
Britax Marathon ClickTight ranks #33 out of 81. It is in the top 10%.
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9.7
Amazing
From Seller:
  • Easy installation: Patented click tight makes car seat installation as simple as buckling a seat belt; the shoulder width is 16 inches; the child seated shoulder height rear facing is 7.6 to 18.65 inches and the child seated shoulder height forward facing is 12 to 18.65 inches
  • No retreading, ever: 14 position harness, 2 position buckle for a comfortable fit as your child grows. Care & cleaning: Hand wash
  • Relax and recline: 7 recline positions ensure comfort and the best vehicle installation angle
  • Surrounded in safety: A layer of side impact protection, steel frame and impact absorbing base
  • Fits: Rear facing 5 to 40 pounds and forward facing 20 to 65 pounds; dimensions: 23 x 18.5 x 23.5 inches (LxWxH)
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen from the ranking below, Britax Marathon ClickTight is endorsed by the critics this months, and ranks #20.
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August 2022 Awards and Mentions Every month we consolidate opinions of key experts for every product category
Nice! Britax Marathon ClickTight ranks #20 out of 23 in this month's ranking:
Best Without Booster
7 Feb 2022 (6 months ago)
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Most Comfortable
14 Mar 2022 (5 months ago)
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [17]

89
Total expert reviews: 17
  • with a score: 4
  • without a score: 13
Highest score by Verywell Family
94
Average score based on 17 reviews
89
Lowest score by BabyGearLab
82

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
BG Review: Car Seat Britax Marathon ClickTight Ultimate Comfort
Review by Baby Gizmo
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Britax Marathon ClickTight Forward-Facing Install
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Britax Marathon Clicktight - Installing of our pick for best convertible car seat
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Adjustable features
Harness Type What type of harness is used to secure the child
5-point
Adjustable Recline Can the seat’s recline angle be adjusted?
Yes
Padding or insert included Extra padding is required to have a newborn or small baby fit properly in a convertible car seat
Yes
Adjustment Features How the straps and buckles adjust to ensure that the child is secured
Easy-buckle system keeps buckles and straps out of your way when positioning your child.
Child Restrictions
Age Range
0 - 5 Years
Weight Range Minimum weight to maximum weight
5lb - 40lb
Height Range Minimum height to maximum height
49 inches
Rear facing weight limit How long can the child sit rear facing in this seat? (weight)
40 lbs
Rear facing height limit How long can the child sit rear facing? (height)
3.9 ft
Booster seat Can the convertible car seat be used as a booster seat?
Yes
Installation
How the seat is installed If the seat is clicked into a base, the seat can can be taken out of the car easily with the child still in it.
Clicked into a base (the base is not movable)
LATCH Connectors What LATCH system connectors does the seat use to be secured in the vehicle?
Easy-On / Easy-Off LATCH Connectors
Car Size What size vehicles does this seat work with?
  • Small (e.g. Toyota Prius)
  • Medium (e.g. Kia Optima)
  • Large (e.g. Dodge Charger)
  • SUV / Minivans
Premium Features
Detachable cover Does the car seat cover come off and on easily?
Yes
Machine washable cover Can the carseat cover be put in the washing machine?
No
Stroller system compatible Can this car seat be used with a compatible stroller system?
Yes
NHTSA Rating
NHTSA Evaluation of Securing the Child National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the United States ranking from 1-5, 1 being the worst and 5 being the best
4
NHTSA Evaluation of Ease of Use National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the United States ranking from 1-5, 1 being the worst and 5 being the best
4
NHTSA Evaluation of Installation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the United States ranking from 1-5, 1 being the worst and 5 being the best
4
NHTSA Evaluation of Labels National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the United States ranking from 1-5, 1 being the worst and 5 being the best
5
NHTSA Evaluation of Instructions National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the United States ranking from 1-5, 1 being the worst and 5 being the best
5
Physical Features
Weight of the seat

28 lbs
 
Dimensions
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General Info
Description
The Marathon ClickTight is suitable for kids from 5 to 40 pounds and can be used as a rear-facing car seat. It also converts into a forward-facing car seat for children from 1 year and 20-65 pounds. It features the SafeCell Impact Protection system and a 12-position adjustable harness.
Return Policy How long the trial period is and what the return policy is like
Britax Child Safety, Inc. will only accept returned child restraints that have been issued a "Return Authorization Number" from the Britax Child Safety Consumer Service Department.
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0652182723927, 0652182723934, 0652182724078, 0652182727598, 0652182733872
UPC Numbers: 652182723927, 652182723934, 652182724078, 652182727598, 652182733872
Model Numbers: E1A341Q, E1A345R, E1A348C, E1A383D, E1A385R
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Britax Marathon ClickTight is a popular option on the higher end of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling convertible car seats and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Chicco NextFit Zip Max or Maxi-Cosi Pria Max .

Britax Marathon ClickTight was released in 2014. There are dozens of newer convertible car seats on the market. Show newer Convertible Car Seats

Britax Marathon ClickTight is $77.50 more expensive than the average convertible car seat ($262.49).

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