Is the Graco FastAction Fold stroller and car seat combo a good option for your family? Use our 2019 review to help you decide.

Graco FastAction Fold Travel System (Stroller and Car Seat), Affinia

The Graco FastAction Fold travel system is one of many options in Graco’s stroller and car seat combos. It’s a classic 4-wheel stroller that comes with a SnugRide Click Connect 30 infant car seat. Just for comparison, we rated the alternative SnugRide 35 as #2 on our list of top infant car seats.

This system has several good features that make it very popular among parents. For one, it’s affordable. Also, it’s simple to use, stylish, and has plenty of features to make any outing more comfortable.

Still, it might not be the best choice for every family. Let’s take a look at some of the details so you can decide if it’s right for you.

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Find out if the Graco Affix Booster is right for you and your child in our 2019 review

Graco Affix Youth Booster Seat with Latch System, Atomic

The Graco Affix is a highback booster car seat that comes with lower LATCH anchor straps to help keep the seat secure when no one is riding in it. It’s been crash tested to meet or exceed US standard FMVSS 213.

A unique front-adjustment strap makes it easy to tighten the booster LATCH straps. This seat also converts into a backless booster. It’s very similar to the TurboBooster LX, which we will also discuss in this review.

Key Features of the Graco Affix Booster Seat

  • Cup holder + pull-out drawer
  • LATCH connectors
  • 10-year expiration
  • Converts to backless booster
  • Front LATCH tightening strap
  • 6-position headrest
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The Most Recent 2019 Graco Atlas 65 Booster Car Seat Review

Graco Atlas 65 2-in-1 Harness Booster Car Seat

The Graco Atlas 65 2-in-1 harness booster car seat, model number 1946242, is a combination forward-facing car seat with a built-in 5-point harness system plus a high back booster seat. This means the seat will grow with your child, from toddler (22 to 65 pounds, 27 to 49 inches) to youth (30 to 100 pounds, 38 to 57 inches).

It’s a well-built, versatile car seat that easily transfers from one vehicle to another and is FAA approved for airplanes. It also can be used for RV and bus travel. Kids even love it for the deep cup holders on each side.

The Graco Atlas 65 Is Perfectly Sized for Various Vehicle Types

A car seat that is sized to fit the back seat of different types of vehicles is always on the minds of parents. Also important for families with multiple car seats in use is whether it will fit with the other seat models.

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Is the Graco Extend2Fit convertible car seat the answer to keep your child rear-facing longer? Find out in our 2019 review

Graco Extend2Fit Convertible Car Seat, Gotham, One Size

Extended rear-facing (ERF) in car seats has been a huge topic in the car seat realm ever since the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended rear-facing for a minimum of 2 years. The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) recommends rear-facing for as long as possible. A British study found that a minimum of 4 years is even better.

Since most infant seats cap out at 25-30 pounds, it would be a good investment to buy or upgrade to a convertible car seat with a higher rear-facing limit. Whether you start out with a convertible or infant seat is up to you, though many child safety experts recommend using a dedicated infant seat for your baby’s first year.

The Graco Extend2Fit convertible has one of the highest rear-facing limits we’ve seen at 50 pounds. Since the average 4 year old weighs about 40 pounds, this seat could allow a vast number of children to ride rear-facing well past their 2nd birthday.

But what about their legs? Won’t they be cramped? This is the #1 concern with ERF. Many studies have shown that it’s actually more dangerous riding forward-facing, particularly because children’s heads, necks and spines are much more susceptible to injury than their legs. Plus, kids are a lot more flexible than adults, and a broken leg is less life-threatening than a neck or head injury.

However, the Graco Extend2Fit convertible car seat has taken the issue of cramped legs into account with this innovative model. We’ve broken down the stats for you so you can decide if this seat is worth the hype.

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Our Review of the Graco SnugRide Click Connect 35 Infant Car Seat

Graco SnugRide Click Connect 35 Infant Car Seat

The Graco SnugRide Click Connect 35 infant car seat first joined the extensive Graco family of child restraints back in 2005. Since then it’s been through a few iterations, one of which was to lower the minimum weight range from 5 to 4 pounds to better fit preemies.

The newer seats also have a longer expiration (7 years instead of 6) to better allow for extended rear-riding (to 2 years old) according to the AAP’s recommendation. The ClickConnect technology was designed to make it easy to attach to both a base and stroller with one step.

It’s on the upper range in prices among the other Graco SnugRide models, but it’s still a pretty affordable seat compared to similar models of other brands. While not a huge investment for most families, you still want to get what you pay for.

Is the Graco SnugRide Click Connect 35 worth the investment, and is it a safe and reliable seat for your baby? Let’s break down the stats so you can decide for yourself.

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Discover the pros and cons of The Graco Milestone All-in-One car seat in our 2019 review

Graco Milestone All-in-1 Car Seat - 2018 Review & Verdict

In 1953, Rex Thomas, an engineer for what was then Graco Metal Products, needed to design new products for the company. He turned to his own experience as a father, asking how he could make parenting easier with safe, reliable baby equipment. The Swyngomatic, the very first automatic baby swing, was born.

They didn’t anticipate such a huge demand for them and sold millions over the next few years. By 1987, when Nate Saint developed the first Pack N’ Play portable playpens, Graco had become a household name.

Graco and their 1500+ employees around the world stand by their promise of making life easier with quality products that generations have trusted for their children. They are one of the major players in the car seat market, which is why we’re taking a look at the popular Graco Milestone All-in-One to see if it lives up to the hype.

Why should you consider this convertible seat?

Like most convertible seats, the Graco Milestone starts out as a rear-facing infant seat, then converts into a forward-facing seat and then into a booster seat when your child is big enough. They have pillow inserts to ensure a proper fit for small infants, which can be removed when they no longer need them. In booster mode, the back cannot be removed, however, unlike some convertible seats.

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