Britax ADVOCATE ClickTight Car Seat Review

Review of: Britax Advocate ClickTight

Use: Keeping Kids Safe while you Drive

We Like

  • Ultimately adjustable for infants to young children.
  • Easy installation in multiple positions.
  • Plush cushioning in decorative fabrics.
  • Special side protection for the most common type of crashes.
  • Designed, built and tested in the United States.

We Don't Like

  • Larger and heavier than some other car seat models.
  • Some users reported the crotch buckle was too short.
  • Relatively higher price than other brands.

Summary

Besides being an attractive and comfortable seat, the many safety features, such as the steel frame construction, 3-stage side, protection and V-shaped tether, will truly give you peace of mind in case of a car crash or accident. Even though the initial cost can be a bit higher than other makes and models, the many features may make it worthwhile to invest more in your child's safety and comfort. In the long run, you may just save money on the deal as the Advocate car seat model will grow with your child. It will cradle your baby on her first day home from the hospital and still provide comfort and security for her when she heads off to her first day of preschool.

Product Description

When it comes to choosing the best convertible car seat for your little one, safety is always a primary concern. Car seat safety isn't child's play. Comfort and convenience come next and ease of use also makes the list. The Britax Advocate Clicktight convertible car seat fulfills all these needs perfectly and comes highly recommended for babies and toddlers or all ages and sizes. This convertible car seat seats rear-facing infants to forward-facing toddlers in comfort and high levels of safety.

Its sturdy construction and extra adjustable padding keep your baby supported perfectly at any age. The sturdy fabric comes in three designs: patterned black and gray, blue and tan or gray with a pink floral motif. The main focus of the Britax convertible car seat is the convenience of having an extremely safe option for your child as she grows up.

Safety Features

SafeCell Impact Protection

This safety feature begins with an interior steel frame that lends support to the sturdy shell. The base of the car seat absorbs energy for a more comfortable and stable ride. In the case of a car crash, the seat releases in 3 stages to minimize impact trauma while the V-shaped tether system keeps the seat from shifting or tipping over.

3 Layers of Side Protection

Besides the steel frame and the impact-resistant materials, the Britax convertible car seat also has well-padded sides surrounding the deep seat. The 3 layers consist of the hard outer shell, the firm padding of the seat and the extra padding on the adjustable head support.

Impact-absorbing Base

The base does not simply sit on a solid surface but includes special shock absorbers that minimize jarring and rough rides for the child.
Britax Advocate Features

Impact-stabilizing Steel Frame

Although the steel frame makes this model heavier than others, it also provides an excellent level of protection in case of a crash. Steel forms a complete L-shape from the head to under the seat so the car seat will never break apart.

V-shaped Tether

Attach the 2-line tether to the rear of your car's seating to keep the Britax seat upright no matter what. This minimized any back and forth sway that can be a safety concern.

Snug Harness Indicator

Many parents do not adjust car seat straps firmly enough to provide ultimate safety. The snug harness indicator gives an audible clue when it is properly adjusted.

ClickTight Installation System

ClickTight Key
With the simple turn of a secured clip, the entire front of this convertible child seat opens up to reveal the proper slots to put the car seat belt in. Both forward-facing and rear-facing positions are available.

7-position Recline

Position the seat back at the most comfortable and secure angle for babies of all sizes and weights.

Automatic Level Indicator

This included level on the seat gives you peace of mind that it is installed and positioned correctly.
Britax Advocate ClickTight Sheet

Convenience

No-rethread 14-position Harness

There is no need to take the seat apart to thread the straps through different holes when your baby grows up.
With this car seat, all you do is push a button and the straps adjust to the proper height.

Quick-adjust 2-position Buckle

The buckle that comes up between the legs can likewise be adjusted with just a small modification. Comfort and safety are assured.

Removable Body Pillow

Infants and small toddlers will be more secure with the included body pillow, but older children will fit better with it removed.

Plush Foam Padding

No one wants to sit in an uncomfortable seat. The Britax convertible's padding cradles your baby in place.

Design

With three fabric options and multiple customization capabilities, there is no question that the Britax Advocate is an attractive and modern option in the car seat market.

What's New?

Weight, Size, and User Manual

With all the adjustment capabilities, this Britax convertible car seat can fit infants in the rear-facing car seat position up to 49 inches tall and from 5 to 40 pounds. Front-facing car seat, the seat can adjust for kids also up to 49 inches tall but from 20 to 65 pounds.

If any problems arise with your purchase of the britax advocate car seat, you can return it to the store you bought it from or contact Britax directly. Each car seat comes with a one-year limited warranty that covers material or construction defects. Product registration is required.

Answers to common questions, installation instructions and user manuals and videos are all available on the Britax website. Britax Advocate Clicktight User Guide.

Specification