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    Question 5.5 year old needs new seat

    My 5.5 year old is still sitting in the Britax Boulevard. He is ready to move onto a new seat but I had imagined it to still be a harness. He is a smaller 5.5 though mature, I am not sure he's ready for just a seatbelt. I would like the seat to last him and be his last seat required.

    I thought I would get the frontier but the price tag is high and I am realizing that he is on the older end for requiring/needing a 5 pt harness. I also loved the click tight features of the Britax models but I drive a 2015 Odyssey and have been reading the the install of the frontier into the odyssey is not good, I am despise a sloppy, uneven install. Anybody have a 2015 odyssey with the frontier? Thoughts?

    With a 5.5 year old which seat is recommended?

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    Re: 5.5 year old needs new seat

    How tall and heavy is he?

    Are you seeing comments about the Frontier ClickTight, or older Frontiers with that name?

    Wendy
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    piper, 7/26/02, 62", 108#, seatbelt, driving her own car
    laine 9/16/09, 54", 96#, Nuna Aaces, Diono Solana 2
    in my husband's 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser, my 2017 Volvo XC90, and big sister's 2016 Honda Civic
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    Re: 5.5 year old needs new seat

    I’ve had a Frontier ClickTight in my 2013 Odyssey (same interior as the 2015) since I bought the Frontier, which was...in 2013 or 2014.

    It doesn’t work well in the center positions, but it’s perfect and easy in all 4 outboard positions.

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