~Graco Nautilus Elite / Nautilus Plus (discontinued)
Carseat NameNautilus Elite / Nautilus Plus
CarseatBlog Recommended SeatYes
Recommended Carseats
IIHS Best Bet Booster
Available atdiscontinued
Available in Canada
FF Weight Limits20-65 lbs.
BPB Weight Limits30-100 lbs.
Age LimitsAt least 1 year old and ability to sit up unassisted
Type of Energy-Absorbing FoamEPS foam
Carseat NameNautilus Elite / Nautilus Plus
No Re-thread Harness?
Number of harness height positions
Bottom Harness Slot or Lowest Harness Slot12 in. w/ padding
2nd Harness Slot or Highest Harness Slot18-18.5 in. w/o padding (varies by model)
3rd Harness Slot
4th Harness Slot
Highest Belt Guide in Booster Mode
Booster ModesHighback/backless
Closest Buckle Slot5.5 in.
2nd Buckle Slot6.5 in.
3rd Buckle Slot
Carseat NameNautilus Elite / Nautilus Plus
Inside Shoulder Width10 in.
Inside Hip Width
Inside Knee Width12 in.
Inside Seat Depth13 in.
Inside Seat Height29.5 in.
External Widest Point19 in.
Seat Weight20 lbs.
Carseat NameNautilus Elite / Nautilus Plus
Number of FF Recline Positions3
FF Lockoff
Type of LATCH ConnectorsHook
LATCH connectors/belt path are separate from seat belt/belt path
LATCH Weight Limit45 lbs.
Non-standard LATCH PolicyPermitted if allowed by vehicle manufacturer and the bars are at least 11″ apart
Inflatable Seat Belt PolicyNot allowed in harness mode; allowed in booster mode.
Carseat NameNautilus Elite / Nautilus Plus
Cover Removal/Installation
Cover Washing InstructionsMachine wash and air dry
ExpirationNewer models: 10 years
Older models: Dec. of the 6th year from manufacturer in harness mode, 10 years in booster mode
Crash GuidelinesReplace after any crash
FAA Certified?
CommentsIIHS Best Bet rating in highback mode only; backless rates Check Fit
O Canada
Manufacturing CountryChina
CarseatBlog.com ReviewNautilus Review
Available Atdiscontinued
Price or MSRP$199.99