Diono Radian 5 review
The Diono Radian 5 multi-group seat is approved for use with babies from birth up to 25kg, which is around seven years old. The regulation this seat is approved to does not include a side impact crash tests. All car seats we review include a side impact crash test. In our tests, a combination of poor frontal crash-test results and how difficult it is to install means the score is limited to 20% and it's a Don't Buy car seat. A good car seat should protect well in all the modes it's designed to be used in and be easy to install, to avoid error.
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Diono's Radian 5 is a unique extended rear-facing child car seat designed to last from birth up until your child reaches 25kg in weight, or about seven-years old. It can be used rear-facing with your child strapped in using the harness up to 25kg, too, so this child car seat could be ideal if you have a larger than average child. Is it easy to install and how safe is it? Read our safety alert to find out why it's a Don't Buy.
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