Britax Frontier 85 Combination Booster Car Seat Review

Britax Frontier 85 Combination Booster Car Seat Review

Britax Frontier 85 Combination Booster Car Seat is a robust baby car seat. You can use the seat in its harnessed position for seating an infant or use it as a booster for a child. The seat can be easily converted and is suitable for the children weighing up to 120 lbs. You get the benefit of using the same seat until your baby grows up as a child and can sit on a normal car seat. The Britax 85 seat will be useful for your child for about nine years and that is a substantial saving for you.

Main Features of Britax Frontier 85 Combination Booster Car Seat:

Convertible Seat: The Britax Frontier 85 Combination Booster Car Seat is innovatively designed as a convertible booster seat and includes many comfort and safety features as well as maximum capacity to harness. The Britax Marathon Frontier 85 Car Seat is the best choice in its class of front-facing with five-point harness and weight capacity 25 – 85 lbs. for 2 yrs. and up. Next, you can convert it to a booster from 40 to 120 lbs.

Extra Safety: It has a tangle free patented, five-point harness provided with ten different options for adjusting the height. You can harness it to a maximum height of 20″. It is designed to distribute the forces from an impact and the additional Harness Ultra Guard System will resist any forward movement. The seat is constructed in such a way that it offers a barrier on its sides and nullifies the effect of the impact forces due to a collision.

Two different positions for the buckle allow for properly securing the child according to his size when he is growing. The special tether webbing is patented, can absorb energy and also resists the frontal movement of the body as it anchors at two different points at the top of the seat. The seat comes with an anti-slip base to provide extra grip and prevents the slips.

The excellent safety design of the seat completely protects the child from any side impact as the forces are distributed to minimize the intensity of the impact. The seat shields the head and body completely and retains the head, the neck and the spine in perfect alignment to prevent any serious injury. Britax Marathon 85 seat is made extra strong to counter the forces in the unfortunate event of a crash.

Easy to Install and Remove: The lower latch connectors make it quite easy and fast to install the Britax Frontier 85 Combination Seat. This seat is compatible with numerous car models. The refined push button system is very useful for installing the seat in a secured way and the same button helps, if you like to take out the seat.

Comfort and Cushioning: The armrests are configured such that the child can rest his/her arms on them in a natural position. This Britax seat is provided with useful cups for holding water bottles and snack boxes. There is no match for the quality of cushioning to the Britax Frontier 85 car seat that is made with the best quality of foam and fabric used for upholstery. They use only soft and durable materials to cushion the seats. When you want to clean the booster covers, just take them out and wash in your washing machine.

The specs of ‘Britax Frontier 85 Combination Booster Car Seat, Rushmore’ are:

  • Manufacturer: Britax USA
  • Product Dimensions: 28.4×20.1×20.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 23.6 pounds


The Britax Frontier 85 Combination Car Seat is most safe and is designed and manufactured with impact absorption and advanced crash technology. The materials used to make the seat are most suitable to endure extreme crash and impact testing. It is also approved for aircraft travel in harness the mode.


This seat is comparatively a costly. It has a large base and cannot fit in many car models. A few customers have also felt that mechanism for back reclining makes it difficult to align the back rest.

Britax Frontier 85 Car Seat is the first choice of most parents as they concern for the safety of their child and they understand that the seat will serve for almost eight to nine years.

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