Conclusion: Reviewers say the Graco Nautilus 3-in-1 is a versatile seat at a reasonable price. They like that it converts from a forward-facing seat with a five-point harness to both a high-back and backless booster, and most say it's easy to install.
Pros: Converts from harness to booster seat, Easy to install, Integrated storage compartments
Cons: Several reports of stuck buckles, Crotch strap too tight for some kids, Harness must be rethreaded for adjustment
Conclusion: The protection offered by the Graco Nautilus brings valuable peace of mind when travelling, whilst the comfort factor means your child - whether baby or near teen - will feel relaxed. The only downside is that the recline option isn’t really an option at all.
Pros: Long life span, good value, comfortable for baby or child, good safety features, Installation of the Nautilus is really simple. Graco calls it intuitive, and I suppose it is, thanks to the red indications that are there for your eye to follow. All you have to do is fasten the seat belt, passing i...
Cons: Proved difficult to get hold of due to popular demand, recline function not as good as it could be, Esme is still only 2 and often falls asleep while travelling. The recline option on the Nautilus is easy to facilitate by pulling on the red handle under the seat, but sadly it doesn’t appear to ma...
Excerpt: It's simple to secure your child in Graco's Nautilus 3-in-1 car seat. We found it easy to tighten and loosen the harness, and install with a seatbelt or LATCH system (though adjusting the angle proved more tricky).
Pros: Easy to install with a seatbelt, Easy to install with LATCH, Easy to tighten and loosen harness, Easy to secure child (We used our 8-lb. GHRI test dummy), Car seat cover is machine washable
Cons: Some minor assembly is required, Harness height has to be rethreaded, which is difficult to do, Car seat cover is tough to remove