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    5 Point Harness for 4 yr old

    Can you help me find a booster with a 5-point harness that can be used over 40 lbs? We are moving our 4 yr old to a booster because we need her Roundabout for our 9 month old. I still want a 5-point harness for my 4 yr old. I prefer to stay under $150 if possible. Any suggestions?

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    Re: 5 Point Harness for 4 yr old

    I can only think of 2 for under $150. The Apex which I believe is about $130 and the Nautilus which is about $150. The Apex is a wider seat and needs support from the vehicle back or headrest where as the Nautilus is a narrower seat and does not require any type of support.

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    Re: 5 Point Harness for 4 yr old

    I would probably look at the Nautilus. It generally gets higher customer approval ratings than the Apex (especially because of the head rest/seat back issue with the Apex. It also has higher harness slots and since kids tend to outgrow seats in height before weight that makes it last longer for a lot of kids. It also turns into a pretty good booster after your child outgrows the harness (which goes to 65 lbs btw)

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    Re: 5 Point Harness for 4 yr old

    Most definitly the Nautilus, the Apex is horrible. The Nautilus has nice tall harness slots, 65lbs. limit on harness and its very easy to install. You'll love it

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    Re: 5 Point Harness for 4 yr old

    The apex is not a bad seat at all, it has its quirks just like all seats but in general can be found for quite a bit less then the nautilus, I've seen them as cheap as $89. It gets a bad rap because it does need headrests but the majority of new cars these days have headrests so I don't think its that bad at all for a budget seat.
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