Car Seat Check

2016 Nissan Murano: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on September 22, 2016


Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in March 2015 about the 2015 Nissan Murano. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of… Read More

2016 Nissan Murano: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on September 22, 2016

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in March 2015 about the 2015 Nissan Murano. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of… Read More

2016 Ford Edge: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on September 20, 2016

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in June 2015 about the 2015 Ford Edge. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of… Read More

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on September 15, 2016

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in March 2015 about the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison… Read More

Cars.com's 2016-17 Car Seat Honor Roll

By Jennifer Newman on September 14, 2016

CARS.COM — Out of 84 model-year 2016 and 2017 vehicles tested in our Car Seat Checks, only six have made the Cars.com's Car Seat Check Honor Roll. These six cars earned the top score of A in all of our… Read More

2017 Subaru Outback: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on September 13, 2016

CARS.COM — For 2017, Subaru's popular Outback wagon gets a new top trim level and some available safety features. The Outback continues to seat five with ample room for two car seats. For this Car Seat Check, we tested the… Read More

Video: Do You Make These Common Car-Seat Mistakes?

By Jennifer Newman on September 8, 2016

CARS.COM — With car-seat installation and use, it's often the little things that lead to misuse. Maybe the car seat isn't installed tightly enough, or the chest clip on an infant-safety seat or convertible seat is positioned too high or… Read More

Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

By Jennifer Newman on September 8, 2016

CARS.COM — 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 backseat. It's a short list. More Car Seat Checks In the more than five years… Read More

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on September 6, 2016

CARS.COM — For 2017, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport gets a mild update that focuses on advanced safety features and new multimedia features. Families will appreciate that this midsize SUV has rear sunshades to keep the sun out of kids'… Read More

Automakers Make Big Gains in IIHS Car-Seat Installation Ratings

By Matt Schmitz on September 1, 2016

CARS.COM — According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, installing a car seat is getting easier. Now in its second year, the IIHS ratings program for installing car seats counts triple the number of car models receiving scores of… Read More

2017 Cadillac XT5: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on September 1, 2016

CARS.COM — When Cadillac redesigned its midsize luxury SUV for 2017, the SRX became the XT5 and got new bones and a new body. When last we Car Seat Checked the five-seater for the 2012 model year, we had some… Read More