Our Review of the Evenflo Symphony All-in-One Convertible Car Seat

Evenflo Symphony Elite

The Evenflo Symphony Convertible car seat debuted in 2008. Since then, it’s gone through a few iterations, including the current Elite model, also known as the DLX model. It comes in a few other slightly different variations exclusive to specific retailers. Here, we’ll focus on the Symphony Elite.

If you’re looking for a seat that will last from birth until your child no longer needs a booster seat, the Elite is one you’ll want to consider. It’s loaded with features, is about as user-friendly as a convertible seat can get, but it’s a little on the large side. So your choice may very well depend on your vehicle model and/or if you need to install alongside other car seats. You should also keep in mind that like other convertible seats, there is no portable infant carrier option, so this is an install it and leave it alone kind of seat.

As far as price goes, it averages around $200, but since you may not have to replace it as you would other single-function seats, it could save you money in the long run. But is this plush all-in-one seat really the only seat you’ll need?

Let’s break down the stats so you can decide for yourself.

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Find out if the Evenflo SafeMax infant car seat with built-in anti-rebound bar is a good investment in our 2018 review

Evenflo SafeMax infant car seat

As one of the world’s leading baby product companies, Evenflo is a household name for millions of families. When first founded in 1920, the company focused on baby feeding products alone, including the first rubber nipple secured with a cap instead of being pulled over a bottle top.

By 1960, after recognizing the changing needs of modern-day families, Evenflo began offering complete nursing kits that included bottles, nipples, sterilizers, and accessories. Since 1995, the company has expanded its products to include bottle and breastfeeding equipment, strollers, car seats, and more.

Their car seat line includes infant, convertible, all-in-one and booster seats. Among their infant seat line is the Evenflo SafeMax, built with an anti-rebound bar in the base to better withstand rollover accidents. Let’s find out whether the extra safety measures are worth the investment.

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