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 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe?

By Jennifer Geiger on December 19, 2019

Editor’s note: This Car Seat Check was written in December 2018 about the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. Little of substance has changed with this year’s model. See what’s new for 2020 or... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback?

By Jennifer Geiger on December 17, 2019

The verdict: Honda revised its Civic sedan for 2019 and 2020, and the hatchback version also got an update with some fresh styling, updated tech features and a small price bump across the board. We... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Tesla Model 3?

By Jennifer Geiger on December 12, 2019

Editor’s note: This Car Seat Check was written in August 2018 about the 2018 Tesla Model 3. Little of substance has changed with this year’s model. See what’s new for 2019. The ve... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Tesla Model X?

By Jennifer Geiger on December 10, 2019

Editor’s note: This Car Seat Check was written in September 2018 about the 2018 Tesla Model X. Little of substance has changed with this year’s model. See what’s new for 2019 or c... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2020 Lincoln Aviator?

By Jennifer Geiger on December 5, 2019

The verdict: For 2020, Lincoln reintroduced the Aviator nameplate to its lineup. The three-row SUV shares components with the Ford Explorer and has seats for six or seven, depending on seating conf... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2020 Nissan Pathfinder?

By Jennifer Geiger on December 3, 2019

Editor’s note: This Car Seat Check was written in June about the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder. Little of substance has changed with the 2020 model. See what’s new for 2020 or check out a side... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2020 Acura MDX?

By Jennifer Geiger on November 26, 2019

The verdict: Acura’s 2020 MDX people mover easily accommodates car seats — and does it in style. We tested the sport-oriented A-Spec version of the MDX and found that it handled car seats in both i... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2020 Subaru Outback?

By Jennifer Geiger on November 14, 2019

The verdict: Subaru redesigned its popular Outback wagon for 2020, and its additional legroom in the backseat translates to more space for rear-facing car seats. That extra room, coupled with acces... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in the 2020 Toyota RAV4?

By Jennifer Newman on November 7, 2019

Editor’s note: This Car Seat Check was written in March 2019 about the 2019 Toyota RAV4. Little of substance has changed with this year’s model. See what’s new for 2020 or check o... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2020 Toyota Prius?

By Jennifer Geiger on November 5, 2019

Editor’s note: This Car Seat Check was written in April 2019 about the 2019 Toyota Prius. Little of substance has changed with this year’s model. See what’s new for 2020 or check ... Read More