Diono Rainier
Carseat NameRainier
CarseatBlog Recommended SeatYes
Recommended Carseats
IIHS Best Bet Booster
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Available in Canada
RF Weight Limits5-50 lbs. and 1.5 in. of carseat above head
RF Height Limits44 in.
FF Weight Limits20-90 lbs.
BPB Weight Limits50-120 lbs.
Age Limits
Type of Energy-Absorbing FoamEPS foam
Carseat NameRainier
No Re-thread Harness?
Number of harness height positions5
Bottom/Lowest Harness Slot8 in.
2nd Harness Slot or Highest Harness Slot9.5 in.
3rd Harness Slot11.5 in.
4th Harness Slot17 in.
5th Harness Slot
Highest BPB Shoulder Belt Guide
Booster ModesHighback
Closest Buckle Slot4 in.
2nd Buckle Slot6 in.
3rd Buckle Slot7.25 in.
Special Buckle Routing for Small Babies
Carseat NameRainier
Inside Shoulder Width14 in.
Inside Hip Width
Inside Knee Width
Inside Seat Depth12 in.
Inside Seat Height
External Widest Point18 in.
Seat Weight26 lbs. without detachable rear-facing foot; 27.2 lbs. with foot
Carseat NameRainier
Recline Indicator StyleNone
Recline Indicator Location
Number of RF Recline Positions1
Number of FF Recline Positions2
Has Anti-Rebound Bar or RF Tether?
RF Lockoff
FF Lockoff
Type of LATCH ConnectorsSuperLATCH
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 Limit35 lbs. rear-facing; 40 lbs. forward-facing
Non-standard LATCH Policy (can “borrow” LATCH anchors)Permitted if allowed by vehicle manufacturer and the bars are between 11″ and 14” apart
Inflatable Seat Belt PolicyAllowed
Carseat NameRainier
Cover Removal/InstallationEasy
Cover Washing InstructionsHand wash or machine wash using a front loader and air dry
Expiration8 years as harness; 12 years as booster
Crash GuidelinesReplace after any crash
FAA Certified?
CommentsRated IIHS Good Bet; see our review for why CarseatBlog doesn’t recommend the Rainier as a booster
O Canada22-65lbs FF
Manufacturing CountryChina
CarseatBlog.com ReviewRainier Review
Available AtBuy at Amazon.com
Price or MSRP$265.99