Graco 4ever All In One Car Seat Review

graco 4ever car seat

The Graco 4ever all in one car seat is considered one of the best convertible car seats on the market. But does it live up to the hype?

In the world of car seats, there is a universe of options to choose from.

You can start with a rear facing only, then purchase a convertible seat that is both forward and rear facing, and when your child outgrows the infant stage, you will need to buy a booster seat that can accommodate older children.

You could end up purchasing up to 4 different types of seats over the first ten years of your child’s life – unless you choose to buy the Graco 4ever car seat.

So what makes the Graco 4ever different from other car seats?

Since this is a 4-in-one convertible car seat, you will be able to choose from four different configurations:

  • A forward facing seat ideal for toddlers
  • Rear facing seat suitable for infants
  • A back booster seat
  • A backless seat ideal for heavier children

In a nutshell, the Graco 4ever seat will ‘pamper’ your child from birth till they are ten years old. Read on to learn more.

Graco 4ever All in One Car Seat Design

The Graco 4ever All-in-one Car Seat’s design is elegant and stylish too.

The seat is built to adapt to each stage of a child’s growth without compromising on comfort and safety.

The cushions are very premium and have a comfy feel, and are easily adjustable so you can remove them with ease. The seat also comes with 2 removable cup holders that you can use to keep your child’s drinks and snacks.

Both the height adjustment and the recline adjustments work exceptionally well and can be maneuvered with one hand. This makes it a breeze to change the recline position or adjust the harness straps.

Weight and Height Limits

The weight, height, and age limits for the Graco 4ever are as follows:

Rear Facing

The rear facing position is ideal for children from 4 to 40lbs.

The height should be 18 to 43 inches, or when the top part of the child’s head is below the headrest adjustment handle.

Front Facing

The forward facing configuration is suitable for children from 22 to 65lbs.

The child’s height should be between 27 to 49 inches and at least one year old.

Back Booster Seat

The booster seat is ideal for children weighing 40 to 100lbs.

The matching height should be 40 to 57 inches.

The child should also be at least four years of age and must not slide down in the seat.

Backless Seat

The backless booster seat can handle children up to 120lbs.

The recommended height is 43 to 57 inches, and the child should be at least four years old.

Safety

Safety and comfort are the forte of the Graco 4ever car seat. The seat boasts of these great safety features:

  1. EPS energy absorbing foam for maximum impact protection.
  2. Engineered and crash tested to meet the US standard FMVSS 213.
  3. Side impact protection, thanks to the built-in 5-point harness system.

The InRight LATCH system securely anchors the seat to the car. This system is optimized for safety.

What’s more, installation is easy, and it’ll take a couple of seconds to put everything in place.

Final Thoughts

Today, the market is crammed with cheap convertible car seats, and it might be hard to determine the right one for you.

When it comes to infant car seats, bells and whistles are nice, but it’s safety that should take precedence. This is where the Graco 4ever car seat comes in.

The Graco 4ever ticks all the boxes in relation to safety, ease of use, convenience, price, and functionality.

So if you are in the market for a contemporary car seat, the Graco 4ever All-in-one Car Seat should be your priority.

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4 comments
Mitchell - June 30, 2017

One of the reasons I always love to recommend this convertible car seat for mothers is the 4-in-1 accommodation it gives to children. It completely takes off the stress of going for seat shopping at every stage of your child’s growth.
It’s a wise choice for every mother.

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Christina - July 1, 2017

I have tested many seats for my boy before I finally gave Graco a try. One thing that makes Graco stand out is its easy-to-adjust premium cushion seat. It brings comfort and ease to me and my boy. Good product!

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Jenner - July 2, 2017

I had wanted to ask if anyone has used this seat before I saw your comment, Christina. I’m concerned about its durability. I’m sure this will be great following your testimony. Thanks!

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Kate Shaw - July 2, 2017

I still can’t completely figure out why my baby always feels more comfortable in this car seat. Unlike the previous experiences I have had with car seats, he just sits in there enjoying himself while I concentrate more on the road. Anyway I am still looking for what’s in this magic seat that my baby couldn’t tell. Lol. I love this car seat!

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