This video from babyssentials gives you a review of the Britax Boulevard car seat.
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Britax Boulevard Car Seat Review Hi I'm Erica with Babyssentials.com. Today I’ll be your host. I want to talk about the Britax Boulevard car seat which you see right here. This is the onyx color. But before I get started, I just want to point out that car seats are one of the more complicated purchases you’re going to have to make as a parent. So if ever I’m talking about something on this review that you don’t understand or you’re looking for more information. You can feel free on our website just search to the buy and guide section and there’s a whole entire article about car seats and all the different components and things that you need to think about. So if anything that you’re unclear, feel free to go there and use that as resource. Now that I have that out of the way, as I’ve said before this is the Britax Boulevard car seat and this is the onyx color. And the reason that I like in onyx color it’s because it’s obviously very dark and it fill stained. This actual car seat does come in several other colors, so if you do choose one of the other colors don’t be concerned because this entire padded fabric seat cushion does come up and it’s all machine washable. When you are installing it, it’s actually very easy. I’m just going to show you really quick along then sides. There are detailed instructions about where everything goes so you don’t have to worry. And if you are worried even you put it in, you can always go and get the car seat checked out at a designated location to make sure you’re complying with all the safety standards. So this car seat works with a latch system in your car and this is the latch right here. This one is great because it just has an easier release red button if you ever need to take it out or clip it into a different car. This car seat also doesn’t really require any assembly besides actually putting it in your car. Meaning that when you take it out of the box, it pretty much looks like this and all you have to do is just put it into your car. So it’s pretty easy to install. What I like about this car seat is it starts out as a real facing seat and then as your child gets older it converts into a forward facing seat. And what that basically means for you is that you’re going to be saving money because you don’t have to buy two separate car seats. Now in terms of the details, your child should be in a rear facing car seat until they are about 35 pounds and then in the seat it converts to the forward facing and at that point your child can remain until they are 65 pounds. It also comes of course with this size twin harness that you can see right here. And then it also comes, I’m going to turn it on its side again. On each side there are these knobs and this is an adjustable headrest feature which I really like because especially if you’re going on longer car trips it’s just going to make your child that much more comfortable. What I also like is down here, there’s recline so that’s just another safety comfort feature right there built into the seat. This seat is one of the larger seats so you need to keep that in mind especially if you have a smaller car. This seat does take up a lot of room. But what it is good about it is its very comfortable because it’s so big, it’s a very deep seat and it also comes with this side cushion here. So it’s very safe in terms of a side impact collision. Not only is it safe but it’s extremely comfortable especially on those longer car ride. You’re going to really need comfortable seats. So I’ve gone over everything, just to review. This is the Britax Boulevard in the onyx color but it does come in other colors. You can check our website for those and it’s a removable machine washable seat cover here. It comes with a 5-point harness. It’s rear facing up to 35 pounds and then it converts into a front facing. It complies in terms of safe view with all the emergency, up to date regulation. It’s great for a side impact collision because of this padded seat and it also com