Graco My Ride 65 Convertible Car SeatHelp keep your growing child safe in this innovative convertible car seat. The American Academy of Pediatricians recommends your child ride rear-facing as long as possible. The My Ride 65 stays rear-facing up to 40 lbs.- longer than any other car seat! Then, use this seat to secureyour forward-facing child in a 5-point harrness up to 65 lbs. Other features such as EPS, energy absorbing fam, side impact testing, removable infant insert and toddler headrest hel
Average Price: $259.99
I bought this carseat right before my nieces first birthday as she had outgrown her infant car seat and I'm a huge Graco fan. Installing it rear facing was a little more challenging than installing her infant seat but it wasn't terrible, I did have to really work at it to get it in nice and tight. I didn't realize how BIG this carseat is, it fits fine in our Honda CRV but may not be the best fit for a smaller car, especially while rear facing. Now that she's old enough, she's front facing and it's a pretty good seat. I'm not sure how long it'll last, looking at it I feel like once she turns 2-3 we may be buying a smaller seat, but time will tell!
There are a few things I didn't really like about this carseat:
1. It's really really big. With my husband in the driver seat, there is no way I could put this on that side of the car and leave him room for his legs.
2. They advertise this as convertable but when I put my 5 lb son in it a day after he was born, there was nothing to support his little wobbly head. It was at least a month before I even felt comfortable putting him in it without someone sitting next to him to help him out and had to purchase one of those head supports. Without that, I'd still want to be sitting next to him to keep his head up.
3. I can't seem to loosen the straps--my husband has to do it. My hubby also had to install - I didn't have the strength to get it tight enough.
On the other had, now that he's grown into it more, it does seem to work well. Although, I don't have much to compare it to.
I got this carseat to replace my Graco travel system and mostly my daughter really wasn't enjoying the carrier carseat anymore. This carseat was extremely easy to install and also easy to Uninstall when we needed to relocate it in the car. It is pretty large but fits well behind the passenger seat without issue. The material is extremely comfortable which makes it great for road trips, although being my first child I didn't realize it had no sun shade! I really like that it lasts rear-facing until 40 pounds and that it's large enough that my little one actually seems small in it again. The pattern is super cute too!
My son absolutely loves this car seat! It is very comfy for him unlike some other car seats that they have on the market and it is at a reasonable price. It also has a part that comes out of the seat for easy cleaning when you child spills food or drinks. The cup holder is also amazing because it can hold not only a sippy cup but a binky and any other small toy thy have in the car.
I just got this car seat for my daughter recently. I love it. She is much happier than in her infant seat. She's still tiny, 16 pounds and 27" long so she looks really small in a car seat that can hold up to a 65 pound child. Love the cupholders, I usually keep an extra soother and toy in there for her.
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