Diono Radian RXT Convertible

Disclosure: The car seat featured below was sent compliments of Diono!

With the birth of Emmitt, fitting three car seats in my car was a must. Finding car seats that my children were safe in and would fit three across, was a bit harder than I expected. So when I finally got my hands on a few Diono seats I was more than excited. The Diono Radian RXT is a 3-in-1 (rear-facing, forward-facing, and booster) convertible seat that all of my kids can fit in and it easily fits three across in most

The Diono Radian RXT Allows You To-
-Comfortably seats rear-facing children from 5-45 lbs.
-Easily forward-face children from 20 – 80 lbs, keeping them harnessed longer.
-Booster mode from 50 – 120 lbs (40 to 57 inches)

From left to right we have one year old, three years old, almost five years old, and seven years old!

The 45 pound rear-facing weight limit is currently the highest on the market, which makes extended rear facing easier than ever. The high 80 pound weight limit means that heavier children will be able to stay in the seat longer before moving to a booster, which makes extended harnessing easier than ever!

My seven year old is in the 85th percentile for weight and can still fit in the RXT perfectly. The RXT also has three crotch strap positions located approximately 3.5”, 5.5”, and 7” from the back of the seat which allows the seat to grow with your child. Nothing more annoying than having to dig under a five or six year old to find a buckle.

The harness height is not so easy to adjust. It adjusts from the back of the seat, so you do have to uninstall the seat. Each strap is removed from the metal  plate and rethreaded through the correct harness slot.Diono Raidan Three AcrossInstalling the Diono Radian RXT was very easy. It has the deluxe push-on style LATCH connectors that I love. They store at the top of the shell when not in use. The manual says that the tether strap can be used rear- or forward-facing, but for the life of me I can not figure out how to use it rear-facing. I love the instruction manual though. I don’t often rave about a manual in a review- but the Diono Radian RXT manual comes with nifty QWERTY codes that I can scan with my phone and watch a video that shows me how to do it!Diono RadianIf your looking for a car seat that will last for a long time, or one that you can pass down from child to child, this is the seat. he RXT has 2 separate expiration dates. If you use the harness (up to 80lbs) the RXT expires 8 years from date of manufacture. When used as a booster without the harness, the seat expires 10 years from date of manufacture.321091_232849180101096_433729810_nThis is not a light weight car seat! It weighs in at a whopping 24 lbs but comes with a padded shoulder strap for carrying.To be honest it being this heavy only makes me feel safer putting my little one (or big one) in it! I have a Sunshine Kids Radian as well and not much has changed from one seat to another. If you are looking for a safe car seat that is going to last you a very hard time, the Diono Radian RXT is definitely a seat to check out!

Buy It: You can purchase a Diono Radian RXT Convertible Car Seat from our Amazon affiliate $251.99.


  1. I just ordered one of these yesterday! I need 3 of them also and will be picking them up one at a time. Glad I will get the opportunity to win one!

  2. Love my Sunshine kids! I’d love a chance to win a seat for my daughter, but I don’t see when it starts. Does it really start a month from now?? 4/24??

  3. Shana Putnam says

    I like Storm or Shadow. If I had a girl Spring would be my fave.

  4. Jan Messali says

    The Shadow is my favorite.

  5. I like Shadow

  6. I love this carseat in Storm!!

  7. Jeanne B. T. says

    My favorite car seat is the Rugby or the Red one. Thank you for having this awesome giveaway. 🙂

  8. Harmony B says

    love the radian rxt in cobalt

  9. RadianR120

  10. Anna Cooper says

    I like storm and spring… since I have a girl and boy either would be great, buy would probably go with storm since my son is younger

  11. Dana Eigsti says

    I would love to win this carseat it looks awesome.

  12. I love shadow!

  13. Cobalt is my fav!

  14. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says

    My favorite is the Rugby!

  15. I like shadow or cobalt

  16. I love cobalt! If I had a girl my favorite would probably be plum with spring as a close second.

  17. Cobalt for my son! Plum for a girl with spring as a close second!

  18. Whoops! Didn’t think my first comment posted! lol!

  19. My son is nearly needing a new seat – and I would love to try this out out!

  20. I’d have to go with cobalt, tho I love the plum!

  21. Missy Lynnh says

    My favorite is the Cobalt color!

  22. I love shadow and cobalt.

  23. I like the spring.

  24. michelle bardos says

    daytona is my favorite

  25. I like the Shadow.

  26. Laura Andry says

    I LoVe the Diono Radian RXT in Shadow! What a great looking and super safe carseat!

  27. I like the Diono Radian RXT in Storm…Super quality Car Seat..Thank you for this giveaway!

  28. My fave is the Radian RXT in Plum.

  29. I love the Diono Radian RXT in Spring!!!! Girly but not in your face!!! Would love to win one.. have a 4 month old that only has a few more months of her infant seat and would love another convertible car seat!!!

  30. I LOVE Plum, but I’d probably pick shadow.

  31. I would love the plum one. 🙂

  32. Carolyn A. says

    I love Cobalt!

  33. Tristan Ziegler says

    I love the Plum! It looks so cute!

  34. Sabrina Radke says

    I love the shadow and storm!

  35. Rebekah Hale says

    The Plum one!

  36. The cobalt one

  37. D Schmidt says

    My favorite is the shadow color!

  38. Tanaya Syx says

    I love it in shadow.

  39. i like shadow and daytona

  40. We are totally in need of a convertible that will last that long – this one looks perfect!

  41. Storm is my favorite!

  42. Anne Taylor says

    Love the seat in Shadow!


  43. My favorite is the red one.

  44. Sandy VanHoey says

    I like the cobalt

  45. Danielle P says

    My favorite is the Diono Radian RXT in Shadow.

  46. Melanie Ivie says

    I like the cobalt and the shadow the best. The red one is fun too!

  47. amy pugmire says

    i like storm or shadow 🙂

  48. i like the Cobalt one!

  49. fancygrlnancy says

    I like the storm

  50. jodi lasher says

    I like the storm one..

  51. Stephanie says

    I would love the plum one. 🙂

  52. Connie Gruning says

    I love the RadianRXT Daytona. I love that red!!

  53. Daytona

  54. I like Storm.

  55. Sue Ellison says

    “Shadow” is my favorite.

  56. Misty Smith says

    I like the storm one.

  57. My favorite is the Daytona!

  58. Becca @ Mama B says

    Love the Plum one!

  59. Colleen Maurina says

    My favorite Diono Radian RXT is Storm!

  60. Cynthia McLain says

    I like the Storm color best – it matches my van’s seats 🙂

  61. I like the Storm!

  62. Pauline M says

    The shadow color is great!

  63. Bekah Kuczenski says

    I like the spring mix

  64. tamra childers says

    i like shadow

  65. Lori Thomas says

    I like Storm

  66. Bethany C. says

    I like it in storm.


  67. melissa miller says

    love the RadianRXT Daytona

  68. Danielle @ We Have It All says

    I love the spring and plum best, but if I won I would end up getting the storm or rugby… since I am having a boy.

  69. I like the rugby color.

  70. I like the shadow

  71. melissa williams says

    the colbolt color

  72. I like RadianRXT Daytona.

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  73. It’s so hard to pick just one, because I like several of the colors. I think Cobalt is my favorite though! Thanks for the giveaway!

  74. I love the RadianRXT Spring….I can picture my daughter sitting in it!!

  75. Tamara Sz says

    I like the Storm!

  76. Janelle Prentice says

    The Shadow is my fav!

  77. Maegan Morin says

    I like either the Shadow or Red colors 😀

  78. shadow is my fav 🙂

  79. Anita Adkison says

    I like the Storm.

  80. i love the shadow

  81. Alex Liz Robinson says

    I like the rugby.

  82. Audra Weathers says

    My favorite is the Red Daytona color.

  83. I like the Spring print

  84. Katy Emanuel says

    My favourite is spring

  85. My favorite is Plum

  86. Tabitha K says

    I love the shadow!

  87. Chelsea Wong says

    I like Spring!

  88. I like the spring and the storm!

  89. lisa bolduc says

    i like the shadow one!

  90. I love the RadianRXT in Plum. I would love to own one of these car seats! Thanks for the chance to win! 🙂

  91. I like the storm or shadow.

  92. I like the Shadow color the best.

  93. Diana Tidwell says

    I’m kind of digging “spring,” surprisingly- but I don’t know if this new one is a boy or a girl … so I might go “storm” or “rugby.”

  94. amy miller says


  95. Elizabeth P. says

    I like Shadow !

  96. Shadow

  97. Addison Kat says

    Daytona is my favorite!

  98. Penny Kathleen says

    I like the cobalt!

  99. Christina Skinner says

    The cobalt and plum are my favorites!

  100. Angie Martinez says

    I love the plum!!

  101. Shadow is my favorite!

  102. Misty Wishart says

    just to let you know, in order to install RFing you wrap the d-hook ( top tether extender that came with the seat), around the seat track closest to where the seat is installed. then you attach the top hook to the metal loop. I don’t know if someone else explained it as I did not read all the 100+ comments.
    I love my Radian.

  103. Misty Wishart says

    my favorite color is the purple one.

  104. Cobalt!

  105. My favorite is Radian RXT Daytona, thank you!

  106. Leslie Guenther says

    I love the plum or spring colors.

  107. Brandi Elam says

    I love the Cobalt.

  108. Shadow!!

  109. I like the Cobalt!

  110. It’s a girl, but grey is the new black! “Storm” it is!

  111. Jen Breedlove says

    I love plum, but would probably get shadow because we don’t know what baby #3 is yet 🙂

  112. I like storm!

  113. I love the storm color! What a great giveaway!

  114. I love the plum color!

  115. Cobalt

  116. Ash Leppek says

    I love the Plum and Spring colors!

  117. I love the Shadow color!

  118. Jennifer Rote says

    I like the monterey booster.

  119. Amanda S-K says

    i like the daytona color

  120. Anne E. Perry says


  121. Debbie jackson says

    shadow is my fave

  122. michelle riebeek says

    I love plum and storm.

  123. My favorite is spring

  124. Glenna Faccenetti says

    I like the spring, and the plum.

  125. Jeniffer Smith says

    I like Spring. 🙂

  126. Hyzennthlay C says

    They are all awesome! But I love the Storm color the best

  127. Jacqueline Nice says

    I love the cobalt!!

  128. I like the cobalt or daytona

  129. Holly LaCombe says

    I like cobalt!

  130. The Shadow is my favorite!

  131. Heather Sellers says

    The plum one!

  132. Amanda Alvarado says

    I can’t choose btwn the Cobalt, Daytona and Plum!

  133. I like spring best.

  134. malia palea says

    i really like the Plum!

  135. theresa n says

    The dayton is my favorite.

  136. storm

  137. Thomas Sellers says

    The Plum one is my favorite!

  138. Cobalt is my favorite for our son who needs this, and the Spring is my favorite for girls, though I love them all; I can’t resist a good blue. These look like the perfect carseat!

  139. I like the Storm color the best! We are having a boy, but it would work for either. 🙂

  140. jamie villari says

    radiant rxt plum!

  141. Brooke Scott says

    I like the Monterery Booster pink

  142. I love the color spring and the rugby- though they both would probably get dirty easily

  143. I like Shadow the best

  144. Jessica Morgan says

    I love plum.

  145. My fave Diono is the RadianRXT

  146. cobalt!

  147. Audrey nguyen says

    I love the Daytona

  148. Cobalt

  149. Denise Taylor says

    I love the plum! Not many carseats come in purple 🙁

  150. Sarah Carroll says

    I love the Plum one!

  151. Daytona! 🙂

  152. Terra Heck says

    My fave is the Plum one. Thanks.

  153. I love the Cobalt

  154. I like the Shadow!

  155. Shadow

  156. Amylynn H says

    I like Shadow!

  157. I love storm

  158. Carolyn Ann Colley (Griffith, Smith) says

    I like the Dune Tan & black ultrasuede: RadianR100®. I really need this for my grandson, I had to get rid of my car seat because the date ran out & I had no ideal that they go out of date until I was stopped in a Road Check & was told to get rid of it.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  159. I love the red, but I am sure the cobalt is more my son’s pick.

  160. i like shadow

  161. My favorite is Spring!

  162. Robyn Galloway says

    Storm is my favorite!

  163. Jennifer Burgess says

    We have been looking at this car seat for our daughter, and I am glad to read that its as good as it looks. Thanks for the review!

  164. Jennifer Burgess says

    oh and while I love the Spring RXT, I think Storm is more practical.

  165. Storm is my favorite.

  166. Debbie Welchert says

    I liked Storm.

  167. Stefanie Elysse Hurtado says

    The Shadow is my favorite!

  168. Plum!

  169. Amber L. says

    I like the shadow

  170. Sarah Allen says

    I love the plum!! 🙂

  171. Abbe Brown says

    The Plum is my fave

  172. They all look nice!

  173. Heidi Daily says

    The cobalt is my favorite!

  174. Ashley Turicik says

    I love the radian RXT in spring

  175. Cynthia Brooks says

    I love the plum color.

  176. Erin Rok says

    I would chose either the Daytona or the Shadow! Either one would suit me just fine and match my car. I could use one too, my little boy is just about out of his infant car seat 20 lbs at 8 months already LOL

  177. i love daytona! might clash with the car though 🙂

  178. I really like the rugby!

  179. I like the shadow!

  180. Love both plum and spring!

  181. I would chose the RadianRXT Plum

  182. Kylie Menagh-Johnson says

    I am looking for a convertible car seat and just found out about these. They sound really comfy, well-designed, and practical. It would be amazing to win one.

  183. Soha Molina says


  184. Tawnya Hart says

    I love the plum

  185. Jennifer h says

    storm or shadow

  186. Stephanie Phelps says

    My favorite is the Daytona

  187. I love the radian in Cobalt. Such a fun color.

  188. plum

  189. My favourite is the shadow.

  190. catherine c says

    the RadianR120 Shadow

  191. I like the cream ‘Rugby’ colour.

  192. I love it in Cobalt

  193. christine kangas says

    i like shadow because it matches my car 🙂

  194. I really like this in Storm or Shadow.

  195. I love Daytona and cobalt!

  196. Nichol Bey says

    The Radian in Cobalt is my favorite!

  197. Nichol Bey says

    The Radian in Cobalt is my favorite color!

  198. the radian in storm

  199. Katy (lovekatydid) says

    I love the Cobalt (and plum!)

  200. Caroline K says


  201. I like shadow or cobalt

  202. Rugby!

  203. Jodi Reed says

    I like Spring best!

  204. Michelle Ferguson says

    Shadow is my favorite!

  205. Michelle E says

    I love the Plum color.

  206. Erinn Giblin says

    Storm! 🙂

  207. Storm

  208. I love the Radian in Storm! 🙂

  209. Elizabeth says

    Love the ‘Spring’ for my 5 mo old daughter and anything besides that or purple for my 5 mo old son 🙂

  210. Laura Jacobson says

    I love the Cobalt blue!

  211. Patti Williams says

    Colbot blue is my favorite

  212. I love the Shadow!

  213. Jessica Cox says

    I love the Spring color

  214. Danielle Davis/Grady says

    Thank you!

  215. My fave is shadow

  216. Sherry Wakelin says

    Plum is my favourite colour choice of Diono Radian RXT seats

  217. Cheryl Morreale (@loucheryl) says

    I really like the Diono Radian RXT in my favourite colour…PLUM!

  218. the colbalt bluew

  219. the colbalt blue

  220. Colleen Rodriguez says

    Loooove it! The colors are so cool and I know my son would love four cup holders!

  221. catherine thomas says

    love the colbalt

  222. Johanna @ Mama Chocolate says

    I would probably want the “Storm” color, since it’d match in our car the best and hubby is particular about such things. 😉

  223. Joni Thomas says

    I love the Spring print!!

  224. Vanessa Coker says

    Shadow is my favorite.

  225. Well, I just had two more grand SONS born- I could use a Cobalt blue one. LOL Grandma and Grandpa do a LOT of daycare for these kids, and I will be needing another car seat now. It is a lot easier for us to have our own- rather than the constant transferring of them. I sure hope I win this.

  226. Aubrey Power says

    I like the storm one best. With our seven kids, this would mean one less seat to move from car to car when we drive separate.

  227. I like the rugby one

  228. Kristin Sawatzke says

    I love the STorm one!!

  229. I have one of these and LOVE it! Love the photo of all the kids in the seat to show how it works for different sizes, too.

  230. I love the cobalt!

  231. Nikki Elkins says

    I love the Radian RXT in plum

  232. My favorite color is Shadow!!

  233. Doreen Riopel says

    I love the RadianRXT

  234. I like the Spring color.

  235. Kathleen Downes says

    I like the Shadow.

  236. Karine Traverse says

    I love the Spring

  237. I like the storm.

  238. Kimberly M. says

    I love the Shadow one.

  239. Carrie Macias says

    I love the storm.

  240. I like the Storm.

  241. susan hartman says

    I love the Plum!

  242. jackie gerow says

    I love the cobalt!

  243. Helen Keeler says

    I like the RadianRXT Shadow.

  244. I LOVE the cobalt!

  245. Amber Vanwinkle says

    the storm one for sure 🙂

  246. I love the shadow RXT the best!

  247. Christine R. says

    I like the storm one!

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  249. I love the spring one

  250. Rebecca Smith says

    Love the Storm!

  251. Thanks for the review. I like the red one.

  252. My favorite is RadianRXT

  253. I love the Cobalt color!

  254. I like shadow

  255. The Purple one!

  256. Jenna Parsons says

    The RadianR120 Daytona

  257. Vanessa Diegel says

    I want this car seat soooooo bad!!!

  258. daytona or storm

  259. The three giveaways entered for 4/20 should be bananagrams, linksys, and cheeky umbrella. Not sure if I messed that up.

  260. I love the cobalt color! 🙂

  261. My 2 yr old wants Plum!

  262. i love the rugby color. so cute and matches my car

  263. Lisa Davis says

    I like the Spring print

  264. kelly tillotson says
  265. Heather Augenstein says

    The RadianRXT Plum is my favorite one!

  266. Chandra Guill says

    I love the shadow!

  267. Stacey A Smith says

    the Cobalt blue car-seats/radian-rxt

  268. The Radian RXT in shadow is my favorite. Thanks for a great giveaway.

  269. The Radian RXT in daytona matches my car interior!

  270. Jessica Barnett says

    I like storm

  271. Monterey Booster Grey

  272. Valerie Theberge says

    Grey micro-mesh velour with black trim

  273. Sandra W. says

    I like the RXT in Cobalt

  274. Francine Anchondo says

    I like the car seat in cobalt

  275. Jeff Wilfong says


  276. Plum is my favorite!

  277. Jenn McCullar says

    The shadow design is my favorite.

  278. Trisha W. says

    I like the ‘rugby’ one.

  279. Ashley Coffey says

    I love the spring one!

  280. Shafow is my fav! Love how this seat actually grows with your child from birth to 10yrs..wow!awesome

  281. i like the storm

  282. Debbie Kennedy says

    I love Daytona

  283. I love it in the Shadow print

  284. jeanne conner says

    I like the Shadow..

  285. Jessica Bleasdale says

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  288. Karri Steed says

    I like the Plum car seat. Very nice. 🙂

  289. Lily Kwan says

    The Spring design looks very nice!

  290. Nichole G says

    I like the Spring design. This seat looks AMAZING! Thanks for the giveaway opportunity and sharing!

  291. Entered War Horse giveaway on 4/24 NOT Cheeky Umbrellas (since that ended yesterday).

  292. I SO want one of these!

  293. Kimberly owens says

    Shadow is my favorite. Desperately need this for my son.

  294. Nikki Bergin says

    storm is my favorite

  295. My fave is Spring…would be great for my daughter =)

  296. Plum! My little miss is in need of a new seat, she’s still in her bucket — I have a similarly tiny backseat problem!

  297. I love the spring. It would looks awesome in my car 🙂

  298. Alex Fisher says

    Spring or plum!!!

  299. Shadow is my fav

  300. i love the colbalt

  301. My fave is the spring but the storm would look best in our car!

  302. Somaly Man says

    I like the Radian RXT Shadow.

  303. The storm is my fave!

  304. Love the plum and spring but the practical me would go with the gender neutral Rugby, and it would match my truck’s interior.

  305. I think the Spring pattern is really cute, but I’m super boring and practical and would probably pick the Shadow.

  306. I like the storm

  307. Storm is my favorite color

  308. tyrra white says

    Storm and Rugby!

  309. I really like the storm!!

  310. Kim Kopecky says

    I LOVE the spring colors!

  311. Sasha Maier says


  312. The storm is by far my favorite! 😀

  313. Tasha West Glasscock says

    Cobalt and shadow are my faves

  314. I love plum! I think it’s totally gender neutral without being boring. 😀

  315. i like the Spring the best!

  316. Mary Claybrook says

    Plum is my favorite 🙂

  317. Bran fonteno says


  318. Cobalt

  319. Rebecca Xavier says

    Shadow is my favorite.

  320. shelbi stockdale says

    I like shadow the best.

  321. faith chukwuka says

    Rugby, it’s a nice light color so i can see if any bugs and creepy crawlies are on it

  322. wow, this seat sounds amazing! I love that it can be rear facing for so long, will last so long front facing and then even goes to the booster!! I love the Spring design 🙂

  323. I like the Spring print

  324. I’d love plum, but I’d probably choose shadow. 🙂

  325. Jessie Murray says


  326. I love the storm print!

  327. I love spring!

  328. I love the storm color combo to match my mustang interior!

  329. nicole weiss says

    i like shadow and storm

  330. not only do I want this I NEED this! i’d go for daytona!

  331. shae johnson says

    I like the shadow color!

  332. I would love the plum!!! This would be great to get for our almost 1 yr. old who will be transferring to a rear facing soon instead of the carrier. It would also be awesome to have at my daycare i can make it fit any size.

  333. Daytona

  334. daytona colors!!!

  335. I love the Radiant Dakota. Very nice color

  336. I love Cobalt, it is so bright!

  337. i love shadow! i actually linked this exact seat to fbook to say we were gonna buy it!

  338. I like the shadow!

  339. cobalt

  340. Ashley Capps says


  341. amy foraker says

    love all the seats but plain black works great in my family 🙂

  342. Love the plum, but shadow is the most gender neutral.

  343. I am looking to get this seat my my toddler as I am due in another week and a half, thought it might be better for him. I love the red.

  344. Oh, I love the Daytona and the Storm!

  345. Shadow is really nice and plum

  346. I’d love to get 3 of them. One in Shadow, one in Plum and on in the green with flowers. My kids are 4, 2 and 8 months. Then I have a baby due in October. I also have a 9 and 7 year old in boosters.

  347. Hepzaba Veenstra says

    Great review, thanks! I am not convinced 3 would fit across the back of my 2011 VW Jetta.

    I’d love to win one in Storm! We have a 2 & 4 year old, but now that I’m returning to work part time, we desperately need two extra car seats for my dad’s car. We have the older style Sunshine kids in my car and they are the best – though these do look nicer and and bonus with the cup holders. We only want SAFE, great quality ones and so winning a seat would be perfect timing.

  348. shawna durk says

    Oh I love this carseat. I wish I could buy 2 of them right now. Thank you for the thurough review.

  349. Peggy Bolling says

    Now this is a car seat!!! 4 cup holders!!! can you imagine all the goodies you can put in those!

  350. My son is off the charts big and will be too big to RF in our Serena soon, and he’s not even 2 yet! Since the Radian RFs longer than any other seat it’s our only option. I want one in Cobalt for him, and one in purple for our daughter.

  351. Rebecca Jeanne says

    Do you think it’s possible to install one of these RF in a Corolla (we have an 08) and still have enough room in the front seats? We’re expecting our first and I’m trying to figure out if I should get a RXT for this car or try to find something else for the Corolla.

  352. wow!!! i love how long this bad boy will last you!!! perfect for me!!!

  353. Shanah Bradley says

    The only car seat you will ever have to buy for your child/children. I’ll admit that it is more then I would spend on a car seat but seeing that just one seat will last from birth to well past when my child will need a car seat it is well worth the extra cost.

  354. its important to get the right kind

  355. This looks like a great carseat! We are looking for something bigger for our daughter and I think this sounds wonderful.

  356. Lo Sutcliffe says

    This seat looks awesome!

  357. Im so excited because my husband HATES our carseat (no not why im excited) that we have now and said we could upgrade to one of these come tax season! Not sure if im going to buy two, one for my 4 year old (she has a graco nautilus) or just one for my youngest daughter. I love that we can fit 3 in the back of our car. One day we will have 3 kids, and won’t want to buy another car just because we can’t get the seats to fit in the back but we don’t want to have to worry about safety either. These are a win win for us! Small, compact, high weight limit/ height limit so excited!

  358. How awesome that this seat can be used until 80lbs and an easy install is always very appreciated!

  359. After using your seats for awhile are you finding the headrests to be a burden or are they useful? I have a little one who will most likely be tall. Many reviews I have found state the headrests can start to get in the way of kid’s shoulders or impede their view. Therefore I am now trying to decide whether to go for the Pacifica or the Rainier (updated version of Radian so I am told). The Pacifica is the exact same except lacks the headrests. Would it be practical to go with the Pacifica and just add some homemade pillow-type of support. Also, my vehicle has rear side curtain airbags.

  360. OMG the picture of all of your kids in the Diono seat is so cute and cool! I just wanted to comment on that!

  361. We fit our RXT in our 2010 Civic for over a year until I found THIS amazing Diono angle adjuster. Gives my wife 4 more inches in the passenger seat. It makes it a little harder to get the kid in and out as it’s pushing it more vertical, but Diono sells it so it is safe.


  362. I am looking to purchase a Diono Radian RXT for my toddler. One thing that is concerning me is that she will have plenty of room for her legs and feet because she is still rear-facing. Can anyone clear things up for me?

  363. My favorite is Diono Radian 3RXT 🙂

  364. They look great, I need a car seat for my baby girl. Thanks for shairing these amazing ideas.

  365. placental says

    I’m so glad that the internet allows free info like this!


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