Question Need advice on RF convertible car seat for TALL twins!


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I have tall 7 month twins. They have outgrown their Chicco Keyfit 30 due to height. They are thin and tall, mostly in the torsos. We need safe, long term convertible seats that will accommodate long bodies. Our car is a Hyundai Santa Fe, 2011 which does not have a RF tether option. My husband is 6'5" and drives most of the time. I am 5'10". We are already fairly uncomfortable in the front seats with the Chicco's rear facing but have gotten used to it
I have tried fitting the Radian RXT with both latch and seat belts and it feels loose/top heavy without being able to tether the top. Plus, we cannot fit it behind the driver seat for my husband and the middle seat somehow doesn't fit it right and appears less tight than when using the side seats.
I have been doing research like crazy and am so confused on which to choose! I thought the Radian would be it! We want ones that are crash-tested with head wings, made to grow with long torsos and are able to fit in the Hyundai comfortably....Any suggestions!!??


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What do you mean they are loose/top heavy? You need to try and wiggle it at the belt path after you install it to see if it's tight. Don't worry about the top of the seat.

You can use the D-ring that comes with the Radian to create a tether anchor for rear facing, but that should not affect the install of your seat, you shouldn't be using that to get it in tightly.

The Graco MySize 70 is the tallest rear facing seat on the market right now, you can see it at BabiesRus/ToysRus if you have one near you. The rear facing height limit is within the head rest, not the shell of the seat itself.

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