~Graco Argos 80 Elite (discontinued)
Carseat NameArgos 80 Elite
CarseatBlog Recommended SeatYes
Recommended Carseats
IIHS Best Bet Booster
Available atdiscontinued
Available in Canada
FF Weight Limits20-80 lbs.
BPB Weight Limits30-100 lbs. (highback)
40-120 lbs. (backless)
Age LimitsHarness: at least 1 year old
HBB: approx. 3-10 yrs. old
Backless: approx. 4-10 yrs. old
Type of Energy-Absorbing FoamEPS foam
Carseat NameArgos 80 Elite
No Re-thread Harness?
Number of harness height positions4
Bottom Harness Slot or Lowest Harness Slot12 in. w/ insert
2nd Harness Slot or Highest Harness Slot14 in.
3rd Harness Slot16 in.
4th Harness Slot18 in.
Highest Belt Guide in Booster Mode
Booster ModesHighback/backless
Closest Buckle Slot5.5 in.
2nd Buckle Slot7 in.
3rd Buckle Slot8.5 in.
Carseat NameArgos 80 Elite
Inside Shoulder Width10 in.
Inside Hip Width12 in.
Inside Knee Width12.5 in.
Inside Seat Depth14 in.
Inside Seat Height29.5 in.
External Widest Point20 in.
Seat Weight21.8 lbs.
Carseat NameArgos 80 Elite
Number of FF Recline Positions3
FF Lockoff
Type of LATCH ConnectorsHook
LATCH connectors/belt path are separate from seat belt/belt path
LATCH Weight Limit42 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 NameArgos 80 Elite
Cover Removal/InstallationMedium difficulty
Cover Washing InstructionsMachine wash and air dry
Expiration10 years
Crash GuidelinesReplace after any crash
FAA Certified?
CommentsTether use REQUIRED in harness mode after 65 lbs.; new model–not yet rated by IIHS
O Canada
Manufacturing CountryChina
CarseatBlog.com ReviewArgos Review
Available Atdiscontinued
Price or MSRP$184.99