It's been awhile! Diono vs Graco Extend2Fit

Raegansmom4

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So I haven't been here in a long time since my older kids are almost 11 and 8. My oldest is 5'2 and has been seat belt only for almost a year, and my 8 yo is in a backless. Then...we had a blessed surprise by having our 3rd baby girl in February (she's 17.5 lbs in a Chicco Keyfit 30). I'm excited to see 50 pound rear-facing seats!! My oldest had a 33 lb Britax, and my middle had a 40 lb Graco MyRide when it first came out. So now I'm wondering, which is better? A Diono 50 pounder or the Graco Extend2Fit? My kids tend to be heavy with longer torsos. I'm kind of liking the looks of the Graco (plus being almost $200 cheaper), but is there any reason I should steer clear of it for the Diono? Thanks!!
 

Dillipop

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I used to have a radian and currently have the extend 2 fit. The extend 2 fit wins hands down. I hated my radians and was so happy when I was able to pass them on to a friend who needed something higher weight.

The e2f is easy to install, easy to use, and has a ridiculously tall usable rfing shell height. My almost 6 year old of average height and weight could still rear face in this seat.


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MotoMommaNH

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Steer clear of the Diono because of the difficult and sometimes terrible FF install if nothing else.
I also have an E2F and quite like it :) I will say the harness can be a bit tough to tighten.

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lgenne

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The E2F All in One (currently a BRU exclusive) apparently has an easier harness adjuster than the regular E2F, and is about $50 more than the regular E2F.
 

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