My son loves the seat
My son always loves to seat on it, it has a large space to allow my son to seat around on it freely, it is easy to install, there’s 5 position adjustable headrest so that it won’t hurt my son’s neck.
You can also easily clean it because of the machine washable cover.
- Boston PRO 2013 Series
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Great safety rating and low price
I bought this because it has a really high CREP safety rating, and a great low price (I paid $99 from target when they had a free home delivery deal going).
I’ve always had car seats that convert to boosters before, this was the first time I’d bought for a five year old/a straight booster, so it seemed a bit flimsy compared to car seats but the high safety rating reassured me this must be normal for boosters.
It’s very easy to install, just tether and use with the cars lap&sash belt threaded through one catch at the shoulder.
It seems to be comfortable to sit in and it has plenty of room for my now 6yo to grow, even though he’s 95th percentile for both height and weight.
Easy to adjust and easy to clean.
Nice but a bit wide on top
These are nice seats and the base is nice and narrow but the head wings are a touch wide making it hard to install two of these side by side. They are a good price and have a high safety rating. They seem comfortable as the material is nice and soft
Quite good Booster Chair
Quite a good booster seat. I believe it had one of the best safety ratings in it's category at the more affordable end of the price range. The chair is hinged at the back allowing it to fit the shape of the rear seat of more cars. It is supportive of the head, neck and shoulders and quiet comfortable I'm told, although on long journeys it can become a little bit firm, (it was the most comfortable one we tested in store). In general though a good purchase.
A good mid range option
Got this for our extra tall guy and it works a treat. Material does make him pretty sweaty, but he is a person who feels the heat. I will say orders to feel as weighty as others we looked at and I feel it's a little 'Flimsy'Over all a good choice that fits well in our mid sized car.
Well priced well rated booster
Bought the Hipod Boston Pro for a visiting child so our experience is 4 weeks. Target currently sells it for $99. It is well rated by the safety sites. Upholstery is decent and easy to clean. It requires a tether. Be sure all your vehicles have tether anchor points as some only have ISOFIX points these days, and at least one vehicle has a documented 18kg child weight limit for the ISOFIX tether point!
The headrest can be obstructed by the roof in some cars when it is in high position, meaning it may not sit well on a seat as the roof will push it toward the middle. In some vehicles the headrest can block rear view mirror vision.
The youngster said it was comfortable with trips up to 1:30 being as far as we went in one go.
Nothing special but does its job. Good value for money
We bought two of these seats and they have been fine. Nothing special but functional and well-priced. We have not had any problems with the seats and they are not showing any signs of wear. The seat is very easy to fit and easy to move from one car to another is needed.
Questions & Answers
I have three carseats across the back. Thinking of upgrading the older two from a 5point harness to booster. How difficult is it to use a proper seat belt buckle with car seats so close to eachother?
Hi jack007, thanks for your question. Please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org so we can provide you with the product dimensions for the Hipod Boston Pro as this may help when deciding which seats will fit in your car with 3 along the back. Kind regards, the Hipod team.
Would this seat be suitable for my 9 year old. He is a pretty slight kid around 30-35 kg and 137cm tall (so not quite tall enough for going without the seat)
Hi Shessy C. Thanks for your question. The exit marker on a Hipod Boston Pro 2013 Series is 480mm approx. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our consumer support team on 1300 303 330. Kind regards, the Hipod team.
Hi - does this seat also have a harness
Hi Deb S, thank you for your question. The Hipod Boston PRO does not come with a harness. If you have any further questions please contact our customer care team on 1300 363 358. Kind regards, the Hipod team.
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