Comparing Cosco Apt 40RF and Graco Nautilus

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Cosco Apt 40RF

Graco Nautilus

Adjustable Features
Harness Type What type of harness is used to secure the child
5-point
5-point
Adjustable Recline Can the seat’s recline angle be adjusted?
Yes
Yes
Padding or insert included Extra padding is required to have a newborn or small baby fit properly in a convertible car seat
No
Yes
Adjustment Features How the straps and buckles adjust to ensure that the child is secured
From the top, pull buckle free from plastic shell and pad. Reach under seat between base and shell. Pull buckle's metal retainer completely through pad and shell.Pull up on buckle to make sure it is secured. The buckle's metal retainer must not pull out.
  • The automatic locking retractor will not permit the lap belt to lengthen once it is
  • buckled. Tighten the belt by feeding the belt back into the retractor while pushing down hard on the child restraint.
Child Restrictions
Age Range
2 to 4 years old
At least one year of age
Weight Range Minimum weight to maximum weight
22-40 lbs
22-100 lbs.
Height Range Minimum height to maximum height
19-40 inches
27-57 inches
Rear facing weight limit How long can the child sit rear facing in this seat? (weight)
40 lbs
40 lbs
Rear facing height limit How long can the child sit rear facing? (height)
3.3 ft
1 inches
Booster seat Can the convertible car seat be used as a booster seat?
No
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.
Installed directly into the car (the seat is not movable)
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?
One Click LATCH connector
Premium push-on 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
  • 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
No
Machine washable cover Can the carseat cover be put in the washing machine?
Yes
Yes
Stroller system compatible Can this car seat be used with a compatible stroller system?
Yes
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
2
2
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
2
3
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
1
3
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
3
1
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
4
5
Physical Features
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Teardrop
Black
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Weight of the seat

9.3 lbs
 

21 lbs
 
Dimensions
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General Info
Brand
Cosco
Graco
Description
This convertible car seat can be used in a rear-facing position for kids from 5 to 40 pounds and in a forward-facing mode for children from 22 to 40 pounds. The harness can be adjusted to 5 different heights. This model features a side impact protection to increase safety and minimize the impact of the bumps on the road.
This is a 3-in-1 model, which can be used in a front-facing position for kids from 20 to 65 pounds, as a highback booster seat for children from 30 to 100 pounds, and as a backless belt-positioning seat for kids from 40 to 120 pounds. It features a cup holder and storage for small items, plus 3 different recline positions. Some customers note that the front buckle is not adjustable and can cause inconvenience for older kids.
Details
  • CONVERTS FROM REAR TO FORWARD - 2 modes of use, this seat grows with you child! Use rear-facing (5-40 pounds) to forward-facing (22-40 pounds).
  • KEEPS YOUR BABY SAFE - Each seat has been precision-designed with side impact protection so that you can rest easy knowing that your little one is safer in the car.
  • EASILY ADJUSTABLE HARNESS - Tired of struggling with harnesses? This seat includes a front-adjustable 5-point harness to ensure a comfortable ride.
  • PAIN-FREE INSTALLATION - The seat is easy to install thanks to its LATCH functionality. Simply clip it into your LATCH-equipped car and you'll be good to go.
  • KEEPS DRINKS FROM SPILLING - The Apt 40RF includes 2 built-in compact cup holders to store drinks and snacks and avoid any spills.
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Size
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Other info
Popularity 0-100 scale indicating how frequently people buy the product online. Recalculated daily.
70 / 100
Rank: #113 out of 145.
98 / 100
Rank: #3 out of 145.
Release Date
22 Feb 2012
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Warranty
1 year
1 year from date of purchase.
Return Policy How long the trial period is and what the return policy is like
The warranty and remedies as set forth are exclusive and in lieu of all others, oral or written, expressed or implied. In no event will DJG or the dealer selling this product be liable to you for any damages, including incidental or consequential damages, arising out of the use or inability to use this product.
If such a defect is discovered during the limited warranty period, we will, at our sole option, repair or replace your product at no cost to you.
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Key features
  • Rear-facing 5-40 pounds and 19-40''
  • Forward-facing 22-40 pounds and 34-43''
  • Side impact protection
  • 5-point center front adjust harness
  • 4 harness heights

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Key features
  • Harness booster (22 - 65 lb.)
  • Highback booster (30 - 100 lb.)
  • Backless booster (40 - 100 lb.)
  • Safe Adjust Harness System
  • 3-position recline
  • Built-in 5-point harness system

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