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A Review On: Britax Marathon 70 Convertible Car Seat, - Onyx

Britax Marathon 70 Convertible Car Seat, - Onyx

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Price paid: $125.00
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Pros: secure fits a smaller car, higher weight limit

Cons: hard to tighten straps - have to ratchet

This is my go to seat. I had purchased this originally for my daughter, but was persuaded to try the Radian which I also like. however, the Radian doesnt fit well in my car rear facing. This one does, it is easy to install using latch system, can be rear facing for a longer time (weight limit) than many other brands - that is something that is important to me. I am intending to keep my daughter rear facing for as long as possible. I love the additional head support and protection and that moves up and down easily.

i do find the straps hard to tighten and loosen, and am yet to take the cover off to be washed and am a little daunted by the prospect of unthreading and rethreading straps. I have this in a brown colorway, but it is the same seat and performance. Overall I love this seat and Britax.


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I also have this car seat and have been so far impressed by its performance. I found out after we received it, however, that it is ranked #1 by healthystuff.org as the most toxic convertible car seat out there because of high levels of bromine (associated with brominated flame retardants); chlorine (indicating the presence of polyvinyl chloride, or PVC and plasticizers); lead; and other heavy metals. If I could afford to replace my car seat or if I could make the choice again I would choose one of the less toxic ones.