Britax Grow with You Review – Last Car Seat You Will Ever Need?


Is this the best “Big Kid” seat to buy?

 

After a certain age, kids want nothing else only what big kids have. This will happen with car seats. There’s nothing more enjoyable to see a toddler climbing into their first “big kid” seat.

Look:

Let me share with you a secret. This will be the last seat you will ever need.

Whenever you hear the word, Britax safety comes into mind. They have done an outstanding job with their car seats. They are highly rated on Consumer Reports.

If you have never heard about their Grow with You model is because it’s a new one. This is the reason why I’ve created the Britax Grow with You review. Since it’s so new, I wanted to share with you what you need to know about it.

By reading this article to the end, you will know if this car seat will be the best fit for you.

Before we get any further, let me give you a quick preview. This car seat offers two functions a harness mode and a booster mode. It can be used from the age up to two until they get their driver’s license. Britax didn’t let us down. It offers three layers of side protection.

Whatever you do, go with the ClickTight tech. It will make your life a lot easier. To be able to handle any damage, the frame is made out of steel. We shouldn’t forget about the safety cell tech, which will absorb the impact energy so your little one won’t be affected.

Let’s get this Britax Grow with Your review started. If you stick with me until the end, I will tell you the pros/cons. Some of them are unexpected, to say the least.

 

Who is the Britax Grow with You ClickTight Plus Harness-2-Booster Car Seat?

This car seat caters to parents who want a safe and stylish car seat. When they get this one, it will be good until their child gets their driver’s license.

It’s a good money saver in the long run.

 

What can the Britax Grow with You Clicktight car seat do for you?

If you want your kids to travel in style, you have found the perfect car seat for it.

Thanks to the Clicktight tech, you can’t get this wrong. You open the hatch guide the seat belt through, and you close the hatch. You’re done. There’s nothing complicated about it.

This car seat comes with two uses the harness mode and the booster mode. From 25 pounds up to 120 pounds, you will get good mileage out of it. Your child will be kept in place thanks to the 5-point harness, which is the safest one on the market. When you strap your child in, they will look like if they would be in a Nascar car seat.

Since it caters to older kids, it has cup holders. There are two of them, so it’s good to keep drinks in one and toys in the second one.

It’s built like a tank and if it has a 9-year expiration date. Once you get this seat, it will be the last one you will ever have to buy.

We all know that kids are messy and tend to spill things. The fabric can be easily removed and washed with your washing machine.

 

Britax Grow with You Clicktight shortcomings

I haven’t found the perfect car seat just yet. I’m still searching for it. The Britax Grow with You Clicktight has some flaws. I’m sharing it with you so you will get the full picture to make the best decision.

Since it has a steel frame, the car seat is heavy. You can’t make compromises when it comes to safety. Besides being heavy, it’s bulky as well. Once installed, you won’t be tempted to move it out of place. With this car seat, 3 across won’t be possible.

Some parents complained that there’s a lack of instructional videos. The manual was enough for me. Luckily there’s YouTube to help you out.

Is it better than the Pinnacle? It seems to be an upgraded version with some limitations. First of all you the Britax Grow with You Clicktight is limited by the weights. The Pinnacle had far more generous limits set. Here’s the truth. It seems that Britax is slowly phasing out the Pinnacle, Pioneer, and even the Frontier as well.

They are replacing it with this one.

These would be the drawbacks. Was there any deal-breaker for you?

 

How To Get The Most Out Of Britax Grow with You ClickTight Plus Harness-2-Booster Car Seat?

When you get the car seat, you have to decide where you will install it. The safest place for the child to travel is in the middle. Now for some, that’s not doable, so the second-best option is behind the driver.

The next step is to get it installed correctly. The ClickTight tech makes it look unfair. I mean, it’s so simple that you can’t get it wrong.

I’ve recently read statistics that showed about 75% of car seats are installed incorrectly in the US. That’s a troubling number. If the car seat is not installed correctly, it won’t be able to keep your loved one safe.

If you have any doubts or just a second opinion, reach out to a certified professional.

Pros
  • The safest car seat after you have clicked it in it doesn’t wiggle a bit
  • Your little one will be safe like a Nascar driver thanks to the 5-point harness
  • This is the ultimate traveling companion if you want to style
Cons
  • Big and heavy you won’t be swapping between cars
  • This car seat needs better instructional videos

 

Conclusion for the Britax Grow with You Review

Since Britax is slowly phasing out the older models, this is a good alternative. It caters to older kids. It has all the safety that you will ever need. Plus, it looks cool. With any other car seats, there are drawbacks to the Britax as well. If they are not deal-breakers, then you have found the best one.

We have reached the end of the Britax Grow with You review. I hope this article helped you make up your mind. If this is the right fit for you, then get it now because last time I’ve checked stocks were running low.

I would love to hear your thoughts and ideas about this Britax car seat. Please leave a comment below.

Catch you next time.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

How do you install Britax grow with you Clicktight?

The Britax grow with you can be installed in forward facing mode only. For this you can use the vehicle seat belt or the latch system. The latch installation can only be used in harness mode up to 65 pounds. It has the clicktight installation system. This means you pop open the seat and feed the latch or the seat belt through the belt path. After that you remove the slack and close the seat down. You’re done.

What is the difference between Britax Frontier and Pinnacle?

There’s only one difference between the Britax Frontier and Pinnacle. The Pinnacle has 3 layers of side impact protection while the Frontier only has 2.

What is the best forward facing car seat?

The best forward facing car seat would be Chicco Myfit.

What is the weight limit for the Britax Grow with you clicktight harness-2-booster car seat?

The weight limit for this britax seat is 65 lbs in forward facing harness mode. The booster mode weight limit is 120 lbs. Booster mode is the last stage.

What kind of safety features does this grow with you clicktight convertible car seat come with?

It comes with a 5 point harness this is the safest one on the market this stops forward movement. You will get side impact protection. With the Grow with you Clicktight plus your getting 2 layers of layers of side impact protection. The maximum is 3 layers of layers of side impact protection but that’s just for convertibles. The steel frame is nice and sturdy. There are so many safety features. Here are a few more. There’s built in crumple zone where crash energy disappears this will keep your child safe from harm. With this seat you’re getting a v-shaped tether. What you need to know about the v-shaped tether is that it’s in the rear. Typically car seats come with 2 layers of side impact protection. Now there are those which offer just one or even three. 2 layers of side impact protection is ideal. With the car seat base create a crumple zone that absorbs crash energy through the side impact protection energy system (energy-absorbing shell). The new grow with you comes with safecell impact technology that help keep impact energy away from your child. The v-shaped tether with staged-release helps to protect your child from forward movement. The back is made out of industrial strength steel and 2-position buckle strap. The seat structure is devised so it will help keep the damage away from your child with impact absorbing material.

How comfortable is the new Grow with you clicktight plus seat?

First of all it’s athleisure fabric and soft touch fabrics at the same time. There are two cup holders for each side. More than enough recline positions to choose from. There are built in comfort pads for the head and neck as the child grows. As a booster seat the thread buckle is adjustable. The chest pads and the harness strap can be adjusted every time. With the clicktight plus you’re getting soft touch fabrics. This seat is good for 10 year old (occassionaly for 9 year old). It has 2 cup holders which can be used as snack holders. The seat comes with multiple recline positions and a quick-adjust harness system. When you pick the right recline position it will be soft comfort for the seating position. With the headrest move you can adjust the harness slot heights and the harness position. Also the crotch buckle positions can be adjusted as well. The harness limit is generous and the harness straps are padded with the right paths.

How do you install this new Grow with you click tight car seat?

The easiest way is with the clicktight installation. The clicktight installation is britax’s revolutionary tech. All you need is one hand and a few steps to open the seat by removing the harness after that you simply feed the belt through the right belt path. That’s it. Before you get started make sure that you read the instruction manual. There are color-coded belt guides so you know how to route the seat belt. The clicktight system will make it easy to install right in just 3 steps with any growing child.  This new grow with you booster seat has the belt positioning booster height of 57 inches and the booster weight of 26.5 pounds. It can be used as a harness to booster car seat as well. The weight range is between 5 pounds and 100 pounds. The shoulder width 12 inches apart. This car seat will fit as your child grows.

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