Summary: A long-standing model name in the All-in-One category this latest version includes recent updates. The only All-in-One design currently offered under the Safety 1st brand.
About - Safety 1st Alpha Omega Elite
The Safety 1st Alpha Omega Elite is part of the car seat test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, all-in-one car seat models like the Alpha Omega Elite are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Harnessed crash protection: A rating of the potential for each seat to limit injury and movement to a child in a crash when secured using the seat's internal harness that are based on simulated frontal crash tests using child sized dummies. Ease of use: Our judgment of how easy each seat is to use including the clarity of labels and instructions, adjustments of clips and buckles, the transition of the seat between modes and installation features such as LATCH connections, belt paths, top tethers and booster guides. Rear facing fit-to-vehicle: A rating of how easy it is to securely and correctly install each seat using both the vehicle belts and LATCH in a variety of vehicles in a rear-facing orientation and how well they fit each vehicle once installed.