diono r100If you looking for car seat that could be use for child from birth up to 100 pounds weight. You only need to buy single product for the child without buy different products from the baby born until it grow, and Diono R100 is the best choice. The Diono R100 convertible seat sits low on the seat and contours nicely with car seats, making it easy for parents to put child in the seat. Also as children get older, the lower profile makes it easy for children to climb in and out of on their own. The seat folds flat, allowing for easy storage when not in use, it’s great for traveling even without using car.

The Diono Radian R100 Car Seat built for strength and safety, it has a steel alloy frame, SafeStop energy absorbing harness, reinforced sidewalls, thick EPS foam panels for side impact protection and unique SuperLATCH system. This Radian R100 car seat is NCAP crash tested, the industry benchmark for verifying child seat performance in severe accident conditions. Diono R100 is quite easy to install, but some assembly is required. They provide you step-by-step guidance for the assembly. Before you buy the car seat, make sure that your car could fit the product dimensions of 16 x 17 x 28.5 inches and the weight of 23 pounds.


Diono R100 Overview

All Radian seats have a deep shell that provides a more comfortable rear-facing ride, as well as a higher rear-facing capacity. This Radian R100 car seat features a plush cloth surface that feels soft against your little one’s skin. Expandable sides and a longer seat bottom offer better leg support, and help keep children cozy as well as helping maintain a custom fit throughout their physical development. Two forward-facing recline positions allow the RadianR100 to fit a wide variety of vehicle seats.

diono r100 featuresDiono’s SuperLATCH feature allows LATCH use up to the full weight capacity of the car seat. The SuperLATCH connectors are successfully crash tested at 40 pounds rear-facing and 65 pounds forward-facing. In vehicles with LATCH anchors SuperLATCH is a safe, convenient way to install the RadianR100 and provides a proper installation every time. Rubber bottom grips ensure the seat won’t slide after installation and also protect your car’s upholstery.

RadianR100 comes with slim profile so it can sit three across in most vehicles. Because it does not have a pedestal, the seat sits relatively low which making child to boarding easy. It also features a folding design, so storing or transporting the seat is easy. The car seat is FAA approved for use on airplanes. The machine washable cover and cup holder compatibility (add up to four) make this car seat even more convenient.

Radian R100 Weight Capacity
R100 Fabric Selection
Rear-Facing = 5 – 40 lbsStone: Charcoal & black ultrasuede
Forward-Facing = 20 – 65 lbs. in 5 point harnessDune: Tan Ultra-suede
Booster Seat = Up To 100 lbsShadow: black plaid micro-denier nylon & ultra-suede trim

Radian R100 Features:

  • Steel alloy frame
  • Reinforced sidewalls
  • Safestop energy-absorbing harness
  • Energy-absorbing EPS foam
  • Rear facing tether capability
  • LATCH installation up to a 65 lb child
  • 5 shoulder and 3 buckle positions for custom fit
  • Expandable sides for a growing child
  • Longer seat bottom for leg support and comfort
  • Forward-facing recline
  • Sits low on vehicle seat for easy child boarding
  • Space saving design fits 3-across
  • Add up to 4 cup holders (sold separately)
  • Folds flat for travel & storage
  • Rubber bottom grips for no-slip installation
  • Machine wash and dry
  • 10 year life

In general, this car seat has received excellent customer reviews. There are plenty of brilliant features in this car seat that customers love such: easy to set up and install, slim design, grows with your child, versatile, sturdy structure, FAA approved, can be used in airplanes, you can use 5-point harness for older kids also, can be folded up, thus doesn’t need much storage space, narrow design, you can fit 3 seats in a row in most car models, safe, easy to get kids in and out

And as usually every product has its faults and downsides. Here is that the customers think are the biggest Cons of this car seat: poor attachment of optional cup holder, practically no armrests, if used for small babies, the restraints might not get tight enough, seat is quite tall, quite heavy to carry with you and lack of head support.