Car Seat Check

2016 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on February 4, 2016


CARS.COM — Full-size pickup trucks can work well for families with up to three children, and we've had a lot of success fitting three car seats into full-size crew-cab trucks in our Car Seat Checks. The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado's roomy backseat… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on February 4, 2016

CARS.COM — Full-size pickup trucks can work well for families with up to three children, and we've had a lot of success fitting three car seats into full-size crew-cab trucks in our Car Seat Checks. The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado's roomy backseat… Read More

2016 Honda CR-V: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on February 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Honda's popular compact SUV received an update for 2015 and the CR-V returns unchanged for 2016. In our Car Seat Check of the 2015 model, we praised the backseat's ample legroom, but it lost points for a confusing… Read More

2016 Porsche Macan: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on January 28, 2016

CARS.COM — With the Macan luxury compact SUV, Porsche hopes to duplicate the success of its larger Cayenne SUV. Despite its tight backseat, the 2016 Macan performed surprisingly well in our Car Seat Check. We tested the base Macan S with… Read More

2016 Lincoln MKX: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on January 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Lincoln's five-seat midsize SUV is redesigned this year with a refined interior, additional technology features and a premium sound system. Although the 2016 MKX is longer, rear legroom is unchanged at a generous 39.6 inches. For this Car… Read More

2016 Toyota Tundra: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on January 21, 2016

CARS.COM — In our Car Seat Checks, full-size trucks have proven that they can easily accommodate three child-safety seats in the backseat, and the 2016 Toyota Tundra crew cab is no exception. This roomy pickup truck easily handled our three… Read More

2016 Ford Escape: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on January 19, 2016

CARS.COM — Ford's compact SUV is getting an update for 2017, but we tested the 2016 model for this Car Seat Check. Buried Latch anchors and not enough rear legroom made installing car seats into the Ford Escape's backseat a… Read More

2016 Honda Civic Sedan: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on January 7, 2016

CARS.COM — Redesigned for 2016, the Honda Civic stands out in the competitive compact sedan class with its sporty looks, but there's more to it than its new styling. With active safety features, an upscale interior, and improved ride and handling,… Read More

2016 Lexus RX 350 F Sport: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on January 5, 2016

Lexus' redesigned midsize SUV got a giant dose of in-your-face style from its enormous new grille, but what about the interior? For 2016, its largeness follows inside as well. The RX got bigger this year, which means more legroom, over… Read More

2016 Subaru WRX: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on December 29, 2015

Known as a performance car, the 2016 Subaru WRX is also a family car when it comes to car-seat fit. This five-passenger sedan has an easy-to-use Latch system that made installing our car seats a quick process. Redesigned for 2015, the… Read More

2016 Scion tC: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on December 22, 2015

Scion's tC coupe may not have fared as poorly as the brand's FR-S coupe, which failed our Car Seat Check, but it didn't do much better. For 2016, the tC got a standard 7-inch audio touch-screen system, but rear legroom… Read More