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<p>I have a petite little guy (4 1/2 months and only 13lbs and 25inches) and a KeyFit 30 so I don't anticipate needing a convertible any time in the immediate future, but my MIL is offering to buy a seat for Chanukkah and I want to take her up on it. I have a 2009 Subaru Impreza so I need a seat that will be comfortable rearfacing in our little car. I only have one car and we don't travel too much so its not like I need to get the seat in and out of the car too much, but an easy install would be helpful. I really have been liking the Coccoro for its asthetic beauty, compact size, and the reviews that its easy to install and comfy for babies but I've also heard that it's not such a good seat for extended carseat use. Neither my husband or I are very tall or large people and we were both small children so I suspect he will be on the small size as well. His cousin wou has a similar build as him is 36inchs and probably only about 35lbs and he's 3 1/2.</p>
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<p>What do you think of this carseat? Do any of you have it? Do you think this would be good for my car?</p>
 

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<p>I have one for my tiny DS (16 months, 18 pounds, under 30") and it's fabulous.  You will definitely need another seat down the road, but as long as you are prepared for that, it's a great seat.</p>
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<p>Conversely, the Graco MyRide, Safety 1st Complete Air, First Years True Fit or any of the Britax convertibles would fit in your car, if you wanted a seat that lasts longer.</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>an_aurora</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279773/combi-coccoro#post_16050364"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>I have one for my tiny DS (16 months, 18 pounds, under 30") and it's fabulous.  You will definitely need another seat down the road, but as long as you are prepared for that, it's a great seat.</p>
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<p>Conversely, the Graco MyRide, Safety 1st Complete Air, First Years True Fit or any of the Britax convertibles would fit in your car, if you wanted a seat that lasts longer.</p>
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<p>My mom bought a Britax Roundabout 50 for her car and we like it a lot but after looking it over, it doesn't look like he'd be able to use it for so much longer than the Coccoro. In theory, the Britax goes up to 50lbs, but I was under the impression that babies tend to length out of carseats as opposed to weighing out. Also, if my son was 16 months and had your baby's stats, I might keep him in the Chicco just because it's so easy to travel with in (I do sometimes ride with other moms and just use the seatbelt to hook the seat on).</p>
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<p>After the Coccoro, could I move him into something like the Britax Frontier or the Graco Nautilus? Assuming he won't grow out of it until he's near 3 and ready to forward face.<br>
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<p>If you want a seat that will definitely get you to 3 RF, the Coccoro might not be your best choice.  Some kids do make it to 3, but my small guy would have outgrown it by height at around 2 years of age.  The RF limit is 33 pounds, one of the lowest limits out there.  The Roundabout 50 would last longer, because it has both a higher weight limit and a higher shell.  Or, any of the seats that an_aurora mentioned would last longer while still fitting in a small car.</p>
 
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