Diono Radian RXT vs Chicco NextFit Convertible Car Seat

ModelDiono Radian RXTChicco NextFit Convertible Car Seat
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Price
Rear Facing Minimum Weight Limit
5 lbs.
5 lbs.
Rear Facing Maximum Weight Limit
45 lbs.
40 lbs.
Forward Facing Minimum Weight Limit
20 lbs.
22 lbs.
Forward Facing Maximum Weight Limit
80 lbs.
65 lbs.
Rear Facing Height LimitChild must not exceed 1 inch below headrest49 inches
Forward Facing Height Limit
44 inches
49 inches
Lowest Harness Position9 inches5.5 inches with insert
Highest Harness Position17.5 inches17.5 inches
Safety Features
  • Energy absorbing EPS foam and side impact protection provides added safety
  • Safestop energy-absorbing harness
  • Two position crotch buckle
  • Push button lower anchor connectors with SuperCinch tightening mechanism
  • 9 recline positions
  • Seat belt lockoffs for rear and forward facing
Installation Features
  • Rear-facing tether capability
  • LATCH installation
  • Built-in belt lock-offs for installation with vehicle belt
  • Exclusive SuperCinch LATCH Tightener to help achieve a tight installation
Harness Type5-point energy-absorbing harness5-point harness with one-pull tightener
Expiration
10 years
8 years
Pros
  • Shoulder pads are nice and soft.
  • Very easy to install using the seat belt and the latch.
  • Straps are easy to move to new height position and product manual is very clear.
  • Great safety features,very protective shell design
  • Easy to install, and move between vehicles
  • Materials and fabric are top-notch quality