Car Seat Check

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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How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback?

By Jennifer Geiger on September 25, 2018

In a class full of solid, comfortable and affordable cars, Toyota's Corolla compact sedan hasn't managed to stand out recently. The new 2019 Corolla hatchback changes that with a peppy n... Read More
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
Here's What You're Doing Wrong With Your Child's Car Seat

By Jennifer Geiger on September 21, 2018

Car seats are critical to keeping your child safe, but they're not always easy to use, and many are installed incorrectly. Sept. 23-29 is Child Passenger Safety Week — a great tim... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Tesla Model X?

By Jennifer Geiger on September 20, 2018

Larger families interested in a hybrid or electric vehicle don't have a lot of choices. Tesla's Model X is one option, but you'll have to pony up quite a bit for it; it starts in the... Read More
Honda CR-V Vs. Toyota RAV4: Which Fits Car Seats Better?

By Jennifer Geiger on September 19, 2018

Compact SUVs are a popular choice for smaller families — many in the competitive class offer an appealing blend of comfort, utility and value. Two of the most popular ones are longtime riv... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Nissan Titan?

By Jennifer Newman on September 18, 2018

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in December 2016 about the 2017 Nissan Titan. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2018, click... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Acura RDX?

By Jennifer Geiger on September 13, 2018

It's hard to miss Acura's redesigned-for-2019 RDX. The compact SUV's bold, in-your-face grille commands attention, as does its edgy chiseled body and angular profile. Inside the spor... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Toyota Sienna?

By Matt Schmitz on September 11, 2018

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in October 2016 about the 2017 Toyota Sienna. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2018, click... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Honda Clarity?

By Jennifer Geiger on September 6, 2018

Honda's Clarity lineup started with the very unattainable fuel-cell model (available only in California), but it's now expanding into more realistic vehicles with the electric version an... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack?

By Matt Schmitz on September 4, 2018

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in December 2016 about the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for... Read More