Britax Boulevard 70 CS – The Only Car Seat You’ll Need (**GIVEAWAY**)

 

About three and a half years ago, my husband and I were expecting our first child and getting ready for his arrival. One of the most important things on our list to get was a car seat. Since we were new parents, I wasn’t sure about what seat I wanted, but I knew I wanted the safest seat possible. While doing some research, I quickly found that Britax is the forerunner for safety, comfort and many other features desired in a car seat. We ended up purchasing the Britax Companion infant car seat (retired). When our son outgrew his infant car seat, we looked to Britax again and purchased the Decathlon convertible car seat (also retired). And when we were expecting our second child, I knew I would need another convertible car seat for when he outgrew the infant car seat. This time we chose the Britax Boulevard 70 CS convertible car seat.

The Boulevard 70 CS will fit your child from birth to 5+ years. So if you really wanted to buy just one seat for your child to use until he/she is old enough (factor in weight and height too) to use just a booster, this is the PERFECT seat:

  • Keeps baby rear-facing from 5 – 40 pounds. Most infant seats only go up to 22-30 pounds and most other convertible seats only go up to 30-35 pounds. My 3 year old could be rear-facing in this car seat!
  • Keeps toddlers and preschoolers in a five-point harness forward facing from 20-70 pounds and 49 inches. The average 6 year old weighs around 42-48 pounds and is about 41-44 inches tall.

Other great safety and convenience features found in Britax car seats:

  • Safe cell technology – lowers center of gravity in the event of a crash
  • Integrated steel bars  – strengthens the connection of the seat to the vehicle and reduces the forward motion in the event of a crash
  • True side impact protection
  • Tangle free five-point harness (One of my favorite features of Britax seats. Contrast to other car seat brands, Britax harness straps just do not get twisted or tangled.)
  • Click and Safe Snug Harness Indicator (Another one of my favorite features that was not available with my other two car seats. This feature makes a click noise when you tighten the harness straps to let you know when the harness is snug enough.)
  • Quick Adjust, no re-thread harness adjuster (This allows you to change the shoulder position of the harness without rethreading the straps!)
  • Easy LATCH install or seat belt install (for older vehicles)
  • Easy recline position-er with three recline positions
My 2 month old in the Britax Bouelvard 70 CS in the rear-facing position.
(9 pounds and 22 inches)
My 3 year old in the Britax Boulevard 70 CS in the forward-facing potistion.
(32 pounds and 38 inches)
A friend’s 5 year old in the Britax Boulevard 70 CS in the forward-facing position.
(44 pounds and 46 inches)
I only have two cons for this car seat.
  • The price. The Boulevard 70 CS retails at $339.99 which is one of the more expensive convertible seats on the market. However, if you shop around and check for coupons, I am sure you can find it for less. And, the price is worth it for the safety features and longevity of use.
  • It is a heavy, big seat. Make sure that this seat will fit in your car before purchasing.
Besides 7 convertible car seats, Britax also offers 2 infant seats, 2 harness-booster seats, 2 belt positioning seats, infant carriers, 4 stroller types and many different accessories!
    
BUY IT!  You can buy any Britax product from their online store or buy Britax products from many other retailers such as Babies R Us, Amazon, Target and Diapers.com.

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