Graco My Ride 65 LX Convertible Car Seat

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Graco My Ride 65 LX Convertible Car Seat Review

The Graco My Ride 65 LX Convertible Car Seat can be used for rear facing protection from 5 – 40 lbs and front facing from 20- 65 lbs, covering your car safety needs from the early stages of infancy, through to when your child reaches 65 lbs. The 5 point safety harness and side impact protection is combined with airplane safety certification so that children can use the convertible seat safely whether in the car or during air travel. The Graco My Ride 65 LC Convertible Car Seat is a solid choice in the convertible car seat category for all round safety and value for money.

Safety

The Graco My Ride 65 LX convertible car seat packs a ton of safety features into an affordable package. The 5 point harness is ever so simple to adjust, and the straps are non-twisting to ensure constant safety even when parents are in a rush. Side impact protection allows children to remain protected in the instance of any type of collision force, and the supplied soft infant support cushions are designed to keep even small babies secure and in the correct position. The Graco My Ride 65 LX is also airplane certified, so children can also be protected during air travel, although the size of the seat may require armrests to be lifted up while in use on a plane.

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Ease of Use

Among its many features, there are plenty which prioritize convenience in the Graco My Ride 65 LX Convertible Car Seat. The chest clip, for instance, shows a useful graphic on the front of the clip to ensure parents are strapping their child in correctly. There are drink holders placed on each side of the car seat, the perfect size for juice boxes or children’s cups, so kids can have their refreshments to hand. The car seat cushions can also be removed and washed easily using a washing machine on a gentle cycle, so this inevitable spills or accidents are never a catastrophe.

Additional Features

Well-padded infant body support cushions are included with the Graco My Ride 65 LX and these keep infants weighing 5lbs or more safe in the event of a crash. The generous buckle tongues on the harness were also made to be a perfect width to fit with the harness itself, and this prevents the straps from twisting as the harness is able to move freely while clipping or adjusting. The harness straps have 3 length settings which can be quickly and easily adjusted as your child grows.

Review Summary

The Graco My Ride 65 LX Convertible Car Seat is clearly of a high build quality, constructed in the United States, and doesn’t cut corners in terms of safety. Additional infant padding makes the seat just as comfortable and secure on the way home from the hospital, as it is on the way to pre-school. A rear facing weight limit of 40lbs gives this seat one of the highest rear facing weight limits on the market, and when facing the front, the seat can be used for up to 65lbs. Side impact protection keeps the child safe from lateral collision forces, and airplane safety certification gives children a comfortable and safe seat to use during air travel. For the price, the Graco My Ride 65 LX convertible car seat has to be one of our best buy recommendations.