Britax 2-Stage Highpoint Car Seat

Last updated: September 8, 2021

This booster seat switches between high back and backless to accommodate children between 40 and 120 pounds. With three layers of side impact protection, this seat also features soft, nap-friendly materials.

Britax 2-Stage Highpoint Car Seat

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: Keep your kid safe as they grow with this two-configuration booster seat.

In our analysis of 33 expert reviews, the Britax 2-Stage Highpoint Car Seat placed 2nd when we looked at the top 5 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

2-in-1: The highpoint belt-positioning high back booster car seat easily coverts to a backless booster to keep your child safer, longer. Cool ride: Cool flow ventilated mesh fabric and plush foam padding create a cool, comfortable ride for your big kid. Fit: 40 – 120 pounds and up to 63″ height. Big kid comfort: Plush foam padding and built-in arm rests. Surrounded in safety: 3 layers of side impact protection include an energy-absorbing shell & foam-lined headrest.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

This model's ability to convert from a high-back booster car seat into a backless booster makes it a safe choice that will remain useful as your child grows.
It includes lower LATCH anchors to keep the booster seat attached to your car when not in use, and uses awesome Cool Flow fabric that is highly breathable and does a great job preventing sweaty backs. It also has an easily adjustable headrest that goes very high (10 settings) without making a gap in the back, two large cup holders, and great weight range. For safety it includes EPP energy-absorbing foam, side-impact wings and external side-impact bolsters, and a lower seat belt positioning guide that helps with installation and making sure that the seat belt is positioned appropriately on your child's waist.
10 position headrest. Can be installed with lower LATCH connectors. Lined with EPP foam. External side impact cushions. Adjustable SecureGuard™ Belt Positioning Clip helps position lap belt properly. Two removable, dishwasher-safe cup holders.
The Highpoint is a very nice booster that’s easy to use. We’re particularly fond of the plush cover, the lower anchors, and the consistent vehicle seat belt fit that it offered to our young passengers.
Converts from a high back to a backless booster seat incredibly easily. The stylish, soft and breathable material of the seat makes for a comfy ride. Britax is one of the top brands for safety and is shown by many of the features available on this seat, such as the 3 layers of side impact protection, lap belt positioning clip and colour coded belt guides.
Easy to install. Easy to maneuver. Comfortable. Excellent safety features.

What reviewers didn't like

Not ideal if your child is not ready for a seatbelt.
Yes, it's expensive, but it also has tons of safety features and fantastic durability and versatility. The only thing it's missing is a steel-reinforced frame, but that helps keep it from tipping the scales over 20 pounds.
Made in China. Does not convert to backless booster.
Because the Highpoint is fairly wide, we’re hard-pressed to consider it a great option for tight spaces.
Seat covers are not machine washable. Higher up the price range. The process of converting the seat from a high back to a backless seat is simple, however some users have indicated that it required quite a bit of force and they had the feeling that it was going to snap (although this wasn’t the case).
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