Car Seat Check

2016 Nissan Frontier: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on August 23, 2016


CARS.COM — Nissan's midsize pickup truck, the Frontier, has changed little for the 2016 model year. We tested the car-seat capabilities of the Pro-4X trim, and the crew cab can accommodate either a workforce or a family of five thanks… Read More

2016 Nissan Frontier: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on August 23, 2016

CARS.COM — Nissan's midsize pickup truck, the Frontier, has changed little for the 2016 model year. We tested the car-seat capabilities of the Pro-4X trim, and the crew cab can accommodate either a workforce or a family of five thanks… Read More

2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on August 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Sales of SUVs are hot, so it's no surprise that carmakers are getting into the game. Jaguar introduced its first SUV this year, the 2017 F-Pace. The luxury SUV has seating for five and although it didn't fare… Read More

2017 GMC Acadia: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on August 16, 2016

CARS.COM — The redesigned 2017 GMC Acadia is 7.2 inches shorter than its predecessor, so we were surprised when this SUV easily handled child-safety seats in all three of its rows. The Acadia makes the most of its smaller size… Read More

2016 Ford Mustang: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on August 11, 2016

CARS.COM — If you're installing a car seat in the back of a Ford Mustang, you might be a parent who's either clinging too tightly to your pre-family self-image or perhaps you didn't plan ahead before the baby arrived —… Read More

2017 Audi A4: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on August 9, 2016

CARS.COM — Audi redesigned its compact sedan for 2017; the A4 gets a mild styling update, a revised interior and an updated suite of engines. What hasn't changed are the five-seat luxury sedan's lower Latch anchors. They're under removable plastic… Read More

2017 Toyota Camry: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on August 4, 2016

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in May 2016 about the 2016 Toyota Camry. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2017, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Cruze: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on August 2, 2016

CARS.COM — For its 2016 redesign, the Chevrolet Cruze has improved on the first generation's positive attributes with a quiet cabin, improved powertrain and tech upgrades. Our team of certified child safety technicians didn't Car Seat Check the original Cruze,… Read More

2016 Hyundai Genesis: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 28, 2016

CARS.COM — Hyundai's Genesis luxury sedan was redesigned for 2015 and carries over for 2016 with only minor changes. Like last year's model, the 2016 Genesis excelled at car seat accommodation during our Check thanks to its ample legroom and… Read More

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen offers its five-passenger Golf compact hatchback in a number of varieties, from the high-performance Golf GTI and Golf R to the electric e-Golf and the grocery-getting Golf SportWagen. For our Car Seat Check, we tested the Golf GTI,… Read More

Driving Smart: Common Car Seat Mistakes

By Jennifer Geiger on July 22, 2016

When it comes to child-safety-seat installation and use, there's a good chance that you're doing it wrong, and it's often the little things that lead to misuse. As one of Cars.com's certified car-seat technicians, I highlight some of the biggest… Read More