Full List of Child Car Booster Seats Tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

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December 21, 2009, 8:55 PM

Dec. 22, 2009— -- Booster Seat Laws

If you would like to know the child restraint law in your state, click HERE. This map shows until what age a child must be in some sort of car seat, whether a booster or other seat.

Insurance Institute Booster Seat Test Results

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested 60 child booster seats – nearly every one on the market. Here are the institute's ratings, in its own words:

BEST BETS: "Should provide good lap and shoulder belt fit for typical 4-8-year-olds in almost any car, minivan, or SUV."

Combi Dakota backless/clip

Recaro Young Sport

Recaro Vivo

Maxi-Cosi Rodi XR

Evenflo Big Kid Amp backless/clip

Eddie Bauer Auto Booster

Cosco Juvenile Pronto

Britax Frontier

Clek Oobr

GOOD BETS: "These provide optimal belt fit in almost as many vehicles as the Best Bet Models."

Combi Kobuk backless/clip

Maxi-Cosi Rodi

Evenflo Symphony 65

Britax Parkway SG

Graco TurboBooster SafeSeat Wander

Graco TurboBooster SafeSeat Sachi

GRAY AREA: "These booster seats may fit some kids in some cars, but do not consistently provide a good seatbelt fit across the board."

Compass B-540

Cosco Highback Booster

Compass B-505

First Years B-530

Compass B-510

Evenflo Generations

Safety 1st Summit

Graco Nautilus

Safety 1st Ventura

Evenflo Big Kid LX

Safety 1st Apex 65

Evenflo Big Kid LX backless w/clip

Graco Nautilus backless w/clip

Cosco Ambassador backless

Evenflo Big Kid No Back Booster w/clip

Clek Olli backless

Sunshine Kids Monterey

Volvo Booster

Clek Ozzi backless

Safeguard Go Hybrid backless w/clip

Graco TurboBooster SafeSeat Sachi backless w/clip

Graco Backless TurboBooster Rapids w/clip

Graco TurboBooster SafeSeat Wander w/clip

Graco Backless TurboBooster Baker w/clip

Graco No Back TurboBooster Cameo w/clip

Eddie Bauer Auto Booster backless

Clek Oobr backless

Volvo Booster backless

Cosco Juvenile Pronto backless

Britax Parkway SG backless

Sunshine Kids Monterey backless

Maxi-Cosi Rodi XR backless

Maxi-Cosi Rodi backless

NOT RECOMMENDED: "Parents should avoid buying them altogether."

Harmony Secure Comfort Deluxe backless/clip

Combi Kobuk

Evenflo Express

Eddie Bauer Deluxe

Safety 1st Alpha Omega Elite

Evenflo Sightseer

Alpha Omega Elite

Eddie Bauer Deluxe 3-in-1

Safety 1st All-in-One

Alpha Omega Luxe Echelon

Alpha Omega

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