Turbobooster vs. Turbobooster LX Safety Surround


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Hi Everyone! Hoping for a little advice as I am trying to make our next step seat purchase... I just traded in an old seat to Target today and am planning to use the coupon to outfit our youngest with a high back booster. He just started booster training in the last few months back and forth to daycare, etc. And as much as I LOVE my Nautilus and Atlas as harness seats, he is having a really hard time with the belt path and buckling himself in. So, I am looking to buy him a dedicated HBB to see if buckling is easier for him with a more traditional belt path under the booster arms. Our all-in-one seats will expire before he is out of a booster anyway.

My original plan was to get a Graco Affix booster with my Target coupon, but the price just jumped up to $70, which seems excessive compared to what else is out there. So now I am debating between a traditional Graco Turbobooster ($45) or the Turbobooster LX with Safety Surround ($55). I am leaning toward the LX partially because of the Safety Surround (our current Nautilus has it and kiddo likes the big wings as pillows), but mostly because it has LATCH attachment. Wondering if anyone has opinions one way or another. Is the LX worth the extra $$?


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The LX is just a trim level. The Safety Surround is nice if you like big head wings. The lower connectors are nice to not have to buckle it in every time. They will all position the belt pretty much the same. I think you're fine with Any of them.

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