Greetings from the Lifesavers Conference in Chicago! We’re very excited to share some news and our first glimpse of several new and updated products from Dorel being showcased here at the conference!
One very welcome announcement is that by the end of 2015 all Dorel convertible carseats (Cosco, Safety 1st & Eddie Bauer), will have a 2 year age minimum for forward-facing! Also, all the boosters will now have a 40 lbs. minimum weight rating!
Grow and Go: the new Safety 1st 3-in-1 (Rear-facing, forward-facing, booster) carseat
This new 3-in-1 model will eventually replace the Alpha Omega platform which has been around since the late 1990’s! (Can I get an “Amen”!)
Rear-Facing limits: 5-40 lbs., 40″ tall or less
Forward-facing limits: 22-65 lbs., up to 52″ tall
Booster limits: 40 – 100 lbs.
Bottom harness slot measurement: 6″
Top harness slot measurement: 17″
Features: No rethread harness, buckle holders, easy remove cover
ETA: Summer 2015
Updated Safety 1st Advance 65 EX Air +
Now with a rear-facing weight limit of 5-50 lbs.! Shipping will begin in April. MSRP $189. The “EX” model is the new one with the expanded limits.
- Specs: Rear-facing 5-50 lbs., 19-49″; Forward-facing 20-65 lbs., 34-49″
- Features: No-rethread harness with 10 height positions, 4 position base, Air Protect + technology
Updated Dreamride Car Bed
Now with lower anchor attachments!