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 2018 Cadillac XT5?

By Matt Schmitz on May 10, 2018

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in September 2016 about the 2017 Cadillac XT5. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2018, clic... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Volvo XC40?

By Jennifer Geiger on May 8, 2018

Volvo's SUV game is strong lately; its XC90 and XC60 impress. New for 2019 is the smallest SUV in the automaker's lineup, the XC40. The bar is set high; how does it measure up? In terms ... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe?

By Jennifer Geiger on May 3, 2018

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in November 2016 about the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2018, c... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Jeep Wrangler?

By Jennifer Geiger on April 26, 2018

Jeep redesigned its iconic SUV for 2018 and, although the Wrangler can go just about anywhere, caregivers should use extra caution when taking kids in car seats off the beaten path. The Wrangler... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Toyota RAV4, RAV4 Hybrid?

By Jennifer Geiger on April 24, 2018

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in September 2017 about the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. Little of substance has changed with this year's gas or hybrid models. To see what'... Read More
Target Offers 20% Off New Car Seat With a Trade-In

By Fred Meier on April 23, 2018

If your child's old safety seat is stained beyond cleaning and worn beyond safe use, or if it's just time to get that growing child a booster seat, Target has a deal for you. Trade the o... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Volkswagen Golf?

By Jennifer Geiger on April 19, 2018

It's tough to get excited about a compact hatchback, but Volkswagen's Golf impresses. It's a vehicle that delivers the best of both worlds: Its peppy engine and engaging road manners... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Honda CR-V?

By Matt Schmitz on April 17, 2018

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in March 2017 about the 2017 Honda CR-V. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2018, click here... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Infiniti QX80?

By Jennifer Geiger on April 12, 2018

Infiniti's full-size SUV combines luxury and utility on a large scale, and for 2018 the QX80 gets an update with fresh styling, an upgraded cabin and some new convenience features, like a re... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Nissan Leaf?

By Jennifer Geiger on April 10, 2018

Nissan redesigned its Leaf electric car for 2018, and although range is way up this year — the Leaf can now go an EPA-estimated 151 miles on a single charge — its backseat space has ... Read More