Graco Contender
Carseat NameContender
CarseatBlog Recommended Seat
Available atBuy at Target.com
Available in Canada
RF Weight Limits5-40 lbs.
RF Height LimitsHead must be 1 in. below red handle on headrest
FF Weight Limits20-65 lbs.
Age Limits
Type of Energy-Absorbing FoamEPS foam
Carseat NameContender
No Re-thread Harness?
Number of harness height positions8
Bottom/Lowest Harness Slot7.5 in. with insert
2nd Harness Slot or Highest Harness Slot18 in.
3rd Harness Slot
4th Harness Slot
5th Harness Slot
Closest Buckle Slot4 in.
2nd Buckle Slot5.75 in.
3rd Buckle Slot
Special Buckle Routing for Small Babies
Carseat NameContender
Inside Shoulder Width14 in.
Inside Hip Width11.75 in.
Inside Seat Depth11 in.
Inside Seat Height26.75 in.
External Widest Point18.75 in.
Seat Weight14.7 lbs.
Carseat NameContender
Recline Indicator StyleBall
Recline Indicator LocationOn side of seat
Number of RF Recline Positions1
Number of FF Recline Positions0
Has Anti-Rebound Bar or RF Tether?
RF Lockoff
FF Lockoff
Type of LATCH ConnectorsHook
RF LATCH connectors/belt path are separate from RF seat belt/belt path
FF LATCH connectors/belt path are separate from FF seat belt/belt path
LATCH Weight Limit45 lbs.
Non-standard LATCH Policy (Can “borrow” LATCH anchors”)Permitted if allowed by vehicle manufacturer and the bars are at least 11″ apart
Inflatable Seat Belt PolicyNot allowed
Carseat NameContender
Cover Removal/InstallationEasy
Cover Washing InstructionsMachine wash and air dry
Expiration7 years
Crash GuidelinesReplace after any crash
FAA Certified?
O CanadaRF 5-35lbs and up to 43″; FF 22-65lbs. Cup holder is detachable, seat is slimmer at front edge. Similar to “Dimensions 65.”
Manufacturing CountryChina
CarseatBlog.com ReviewGraco Contender/Admiral Review
Available AtBuy at Target.com
Price or MSRP$118.99