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Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats.

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Cars.com's 2018 Car Seat Check Honor Roll

By Jennifer Newman on September 21, 2018

Consider this Cars.com's version of that somewhat annoying bumper sticker that brags about having an honor roll student. It's not easy to make our Honor Roll — only eight cars made ... Read More
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Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on February 14, 2019

Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the back seat. In our Car Seat Checks, we've found the a... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Genesis G70?

By Jennifer Geiger on February 12, 2019

The vehicles from Hyundai's new-ish luxury brand have wowed us with their blend of refinement and value, and the Genesis brand's newest vehicle, the 2019 G70, raises the bar. The compact... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Honda Pilot?

By Jennifer Geiger on February 7, 2019

Honda has two capable family haulers in its lineup, and both are car seat champs. The Odyssey minivan scored well in our Car Seat Check, and the redesigned-for-2019 Pilot also earned high marks.... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Nissan Rogue?

By Jennifer Geiger on February 5, 2019

The Nissan Rogue's blend of practicality and affordability has kept it on many shoppers' lists when looking for a small family car. For 2019, the Rogue gets even more safety features, fu... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Ford Expedition?

By Jennifer Geiger on January 31, 2019

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in February 2018 about the 2018 Ford Expedition. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2019, cl... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Subaru Forester?

By Jennifer Geiger on January 29, 2019

The Subaru Forester is known as a practical, capable compact SUV. For 2019, it also gets a little more comfortable and civilized thanks to a refresh that adds nicer interior materials, as well a... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Toyota Camry?

By Jennifer Geiger on January 23, 2019

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in November 2017 about the 2018 Toyota Camry. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2019, click... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Honda Accord?

By Jennifer Geiger on January 22, 2019

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in October 2017 about the 2018 Honda Accord. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2019, click ... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Volvo V60?

By Jennifer Geiger on January 17, 2019

Volvo is redesigning its 60 line of vehicles — the XC60 SUV was first — and its 2019 S60 and V60 sedan and wagon counterparts are next. We tested the V60 wagon for its car-seat accom... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Honda Odyssey?

By Jennifer Geiger on January 8, 2019

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in July 2017 about the 2018 Honda Odyssey. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2019, click he... Read More
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