Car Seat Check

2017 Jeep Compass: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Thu May 18 07:00:31 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — In Jeep's compact SUV story, the 2017 Compass is a sort of composite of two characters. It replaces both the old Compass and Patriot, and slots into a key spot in a bustling segment between the Renegade and… Read More

2017 Jeep Compass: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Thu May 18 07:00:31 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — In Jeep's compact SUV story, the 2017 Compass is a sort of composite of two characters. It replaces both the old Compass and Patriot, and slots into a key spot in a bustling segment between the Renegade and… Read More

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on Tue May 16 05:30:40 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Chevrolet's Bolt EV may be tiny, but it packs a big punch in a few key places: range and room. The all-electric compact hatchback has an EPA-estimated range of 238 miles and an exceptionally roomy cabin for a… Read More

2017 Lexus IS 350: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Thu May 11 10:04:43 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The Lexus IS 350 F Sport luxury performance sedan gets some exterior styling updates to the headlights, air intakes, spindle grille, taillights and exhaust, as well as a new 10.3-inch multimedia screen replacing the outgoing model's 7-inch display.… Read More

2017 Volvo V60 Cross Country: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on Tue May 09 05:00:27 GMT-06:00 2017

We tested the 2016 Volvo V60 Cross Country, an off-road-ready version of the wagon with more ground clearance and a rugged appearance.… Read More

2017 Lexus RX 450h: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on Thu May 04 07:30:48 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Following a rear-seat-space expansion in 2016, the 2017 Lexus RX 450h hybrid luxury SUV gets even more family friendly. The Safety System Plus is now standard, helping protect your brood with advanced features such as forward collision warning,… Read More

Why Do Car Seats Expire?

By Kelsey Mays on Wed May 03 05:00:42 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — If a baby is on the way, the prospect of shelling out cash — in some cases hundreds of dollars — for a new car seat can be daunting, and a free hand-me-down might sound appealing. But watch out: That… Read More

2017 Kia Niro: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on Tue May 02 05:00:55 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The Kia Niro is all-new for 2017 and is the automaker's first dedicated gas-electric hybrid vehicle; a plug-in version is coming for 2018. The Niro straddles the line between hatchback and SUV. It has seating for five and… Read More

Pickups: How Do Tether Anchors on Backseat Sides Work?

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Apr 27 05:30:41 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The 2017 Honda Ridgeline and variants of the 2017 Nissan Frontier and 2017 Toyota Tacoma have their tether anchors in an out-of-the-way place: on the sides of the rear seats. There are two other tether-anchor setups in pickup… Read More

Pickups: How Do Behind-the-Seat Tether Anchors Work?

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Apr 27 05:30:23 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — In pickup trucks, tether anchors can be found behind the rear head restraints, on the sides of the rear seats and behind the rear seats. The last place is the most difficult setup, according to our certified child… Read More

Pickups: How Do Top Tether Anchor Loops Work?

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Apr 27 05:30:21 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — There's a reason why people love pickup trucks. They can do just about everything, including hauling kids in car seats. Installing forward-facing convertible car seats into pickup trucks can difficult, however. The Latch installation system is not as… Read More