It is lightweight and has a decent canopy coverage – two of the usual things that many parents look for in an infant car seat aside from the obvious safety features. Is The Graco Snugride Click Connect 30 LX the seat to end your search?
Let’s take a closer look.
Last Updated: October 24, 2017
|Rear-Facing Weight:||4-30 pounds|
|Height Limit:||Up to 30 inches|
Will It Fit In My Car?
*carrier without the base
|Do I need to use a pool noodle/rolled towel?||Yes|
|Base: Easy To Install?||Yes|
|Carrier Easy To Install Without The Base?||Yes|
|Easy To Uninstall?||Yes|
|Carrier Easy To Click Into The Base?||Yes|
|Carrier Easy To Remove From The Base?||Yes|
The 30 LX’s base comes with a decent recline, but for some parents who would want more recline for their younger babies, you can use pool noodles or rolled towels to get the desired recline.
Installation without the base can be easily done, too. See the video.
How To Install The Graco Snugride 30 LX Without The Base*
*The model used in the video is a Snugride 40, but the installation procedure is the same
|Country Of Origin:||China|
|Side Impact Tested:||Yes|
|Approved For Airplane Use:||Yes|
|Easy To Buckle And Unbuckle?||Yes|
This car seat is VERY well-padded in the shell as well as in the head panel. This adds protection to your baby’s head and torso should there be any impact collision.
|Length Of Canopy||Extends to the middle|
|Does It Get In The Way Of The Carry Handles?||No|
|Does It Stay In Place?||Yes|
|Is It Easy To Move?||No|
The canopy offers a decent amount of coverage. It doesn’t extend all the way but it gives enough shade for your little one.
It sometimes can get stuck and serious effort is needed to move it up or down when that happens.
|Is The Material Breathable?||Yes|
|Seat Weight:||7 pounds|
|Machine Washable Cover?||Yes|
|Comes With An Infant Body Support?||No|
|Easy To Remove Cover?||Yes|
|Shoulder Harness Has Pads?||Yes|
The Snugride Click Connect 30 LX only weighs 7 pounds. It’s a breeze for parents to carry the car seat around or when transferring the carrier into a stroller.
It is worth noting that the straps are easy to adjust. You can adjust the seat harness from the front.
The seat only comes with a newborn head support (instead of an infant insert) so some parents decided to get a better quality one as they say that their infant’s head flopped around.
Parents will not have a difficult time maintaining the cover as it’s easy to remove and can be machine washed.
How To Remove Graco Snugride 30 LX Seat Cover For Washing*
*The model used in the video is a Snugride 30 but the procedure for removing the cover is the same
How To Put Back The Snugride 30 LX Seat Cover After Washing**
**The model used in the video is a Snugride 30 but the procedure for putting back the cover is the same
How To Manually Rethread The Graco Snugride 30 LX Harness***
***The model used in the video is a Snugride 30 but the procedure for rethreading the harness is the same
Name Of The Product: Graco SnugRide Click Connect 30 LX Infant Car Seat
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The Graco Snugride 30 LX seat is for practical parents who are not looking for fancy infant car seats. It’s mid-priced and affordable. If you don’t want to spend a lot of money and just want to have a safe and functional car seat for your baby, the Graco LX 30 can be an option.
It’s not the perfect seat, but it sure does its job.
Is The Graco Snugride Click Connect 30 LX Worth It?
For the price, yes. Even if you compare it to the famous Chicco Keyfit 30, I believe that it fairly justifies its price.
I highly suggest that you check out the feedbacks of parents who got this seat to further confirm your decision.
What do you think?
I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
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