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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2013 Nissan Sentra: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 23, 2013

With its 2013 redesign, the Nissan Sentra grew 2.3 inches in length to 182.1 inches. The backseat also increased in size over the 2012 Sentra. The compact sedan has 37.4 inches of rear legroom v... Read More
2013 Nissan Pathfinder: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 18, 2013

Nissan's redesigned-for-2013 large crossover gets extra points for its family-friendly cabin. The seven-passenger Pathfinder has a comfortable, inviting interior full of impressive features like... Read More
2013 Infiniti M35h: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 16, 2013

Infiniti's flagship five-passenger sedan, the M, comes in three models: the M56 with a V-8 engine, the M37 with a V-6 and the M35h, a V-6-powered hybrid. Though the names are slightly ... Read More
2013 Nissan Murano: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 15, 2013

Nissan's redesigned family-friendly seven-passenger Pathfinder may have stolen some of the spotlight from its smaller sibling, the Murano, but the midsize crossover still offers a good amount of r... Read More
2013 Ford Edge: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 11, 2013

One of six participants in the $38,000 Midsize SUV Challenge, the 2013 Ford Edge finished in the middle of the pack. However, it scored well in our Car Seat Check, thanks to its roomy backseat. ... Read More
2013 Land Rover LR2: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on July 9, 2013

Land Rover's five-passenger SUV gets a minor exterior face-lift and a major powertrain one for 2013. The previous model's six-cylinder is replaced by a new 240-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter f... Read More
2014 Kia Forte: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 2, 2013

Thanks to its redesign, the 2014 Kia Forte sedan is now longer and wider than the previous generation. While that translates into a little more legroom — up 0.9 inch to 35.9 inches — it doesn't ... Read More
2013 BMW 3 Series: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on June 27, 2013

For 2013, BMW's compact sedan grew slightly longer and wider and welcomed some new powertrains to the lineup. What hasn't changed much is the 3 Series' fun-to-drive nature and luxurious interior. ... Read More
2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on June 20, 2013

For 2013, Chevrolet added the sporty RS hatchback to the Sonic lineup. This sporty subcompact with a turbo four-cylinder engine handled child-safety seats surprisingly well. The Sonic also comes... Read More
2013 Toyota Venza: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on June 18, 2013

Toyota's Venza offers the passenger and cargo room of an SUV but the look and ride height of a wagon. It scores high on the family-friendliness scale thanks to a comfortable, roomy backseat, but... Read More
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