Graco Milestone review
This Graco Milestone multi-group child car seat has passed the regulatory tests required by ECE R44/04 to be sold as suitable for children from 9-36kg. But in our own tests, which are conducted at higher speeds and forces than the standard requires, this seat scored poorly for frontal-impact results when used in Group 1 mode. For this reason we've had to limit the total score overall for this seat to the Group 1 results, so it drops just below our Don't Buy threshold of 45%.
A good car seat should be able to protect your child well enough in both crash scenarios, as you can't tell what type of accident you may be involved in. And as we expect parents to use this seat in all the modes it covers, we limit the score to the worst-case scenario.
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Test score %
- Group 0 plus/1/2/3
The Grace Milestone is a multi-group child car seat that is approved for use from birth until a child reaches 12 years of age. We've seen child car seats that span across multiple groups before, but this is one of the first from a big brand. Historically, seats that try to do too much compromise on other features. Graco hasn't reached a milestone in car seat safety because we've made this car seat a Don't Buy. The safety alert attached to our review explains why.
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- How safe is it?
- Is the seat easy to fit?
- Is the seat comfortable?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Is there anything else I should watch out for?
- Should I buy it?
- Where can I buy it?
- Direction of travelRearward-facing/forward-facing
- Manufacturer URLwww.graco.co.uk
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