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I BOUGHT THIS PRODUCT FOR MY 9 MONTH OLD. I CANT SEEM TO GET THE SEAT BELT AROUND IT TO HOLD IT FOR MY CAR. CAN THIS PRODUCT BE USED REAR FACING OR NO
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Does this car seat have a cupholder? I can't see one in the picture.
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Is the trim red or pink on the apple design car seat?
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I BOUGHT THIS PRODUCT FOR MY 9 MONTH OLD. I CANT SEEM TO GET THE SEAT BELT AROUND IT TO HOLD IT FOR MY CAR. CAN THIS PRODUCT BE USED REAR FACING OR NO
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Does this car seat have a cupholder? I can't see one in the picture.
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Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo

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Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo

Nothing's more important than your child's safety. The Graco Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat is designed for both versatility and safety, offering right-size comfort and protection as your child grows. The Graco Nautilus Bravo can be used as a harness seat, a high-back booster and a backless booster. As this car seat can be adjusted to accommodate the needs of children aged one ten, you can buy one Nautilus instead of a toddler seat, booster seat and backless booster. With one-hand head adjustable head support, this convertible baby car seat will meet all your growing baby's car seat requirements without compromising on safety. While the over-molded arm rests and 3-poistion recline ensures comfort, the open loop belt and EPS, energy-absorbing foam and 5-point harness ensure child safety. This 3-in-1 car seat also comes complete with a body pillow for further comfort. These seat pads are machine washable that make maintenance a simple task.
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Questions & Answers for Graco Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo

Question

How much does this carseat weight?

asked 2 years, 6 months ago
By
SwissMiss
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
6 answers
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answer 1
It weighs about 25lbs.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
cataclysmicawakening
answer 2
I think the car seat is quite heavy but you don't want something that isn't sturdy. I would think you could see the manufacturer's info regarding that question.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
OneCentF
answer 3
the car seat is a little on the heavy side if u plan to move it alot this may not be for you. But if u plan to keep it in one vehicle most of the time I highly reccommend
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Magmom86
answer 4
I don't know exactly, but it is very lightweight. Very easy to lift and install.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
MilesandHarleysMom
answer 5
Its rather heavy. About 20 pounds which I think is good because its very durable. Nothing flimsy about this car seat at all. Very, very safe.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Debny
answer 6
Around 23-25 lbs but believe me it doesn't feel at all..I am petite 5.4" (140lbs) & I can carry this car seat very easily inspite of its steel framed body..Hope this helps you..
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
minakshi
Question

Is the seat brown or gray?

I was looking at buying the set of 2 of these seats that is also listed on walmart.com. I noticed that the color of those looks brown (and also in some of the secondary pictures for the single seat purchase). The color on the single seat primary photo above looks gray. Can you clarify the color? The color for the single seat or double purchase is both listed as bravo, but I am wondering if they are different.
asked 4 years, 5 months ago
By
smwoodruff
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
7 answers
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answer 1
It is Black and Grey with some Red color as well.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
avtarBitu
answer 2
It is black & grey.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
wyattsmama75
 - Salt Lake City, UT
answer 3
Definitely no brown on this seat anywhere. It is mainly black, gray, and red.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
babylove2010
answer 4
The seat is Black and Grey with some red areas and white product name stiching. There are different colors and variations on different sites, but Walmart has it the cheapest ( like $50 cheaper than some stores) so don't pay extra for a different color in the same seat.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
DanielleTheGreat
 - Bay Area, CA
answer 5
it is gray.. i love it because its a neutral color
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
FlowerPrincess
 - Salt Lake City, UT
answer 6
They are all grey and black, the set and the single.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
AllyShopsAlot
 - Oklahoma
answer 7
I have the Graco Nautilus and it is Black and Grey. Hope that helps?
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
cosmogal
Question

does anyone know how tall this carseat goes??

my son just turned 3. weights 32 pounds and is 37 inches. i need something that is taller
asked 4 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
7 answers
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answer 1
I bought my Nautilus the week they hit the shelves for my then 4 year old daughter. At the time, it was the only carseat, aside from the large and expensive Britax Regent, tall enough for my daughter to use. She is off the charts heavy and tall and hit the harness weight limit and the height limit right at her 5th birthday.

My middle daughter who is now 4 uses the seat with lots and lots of room to grow. She is 40" tall and weighs 35lbs. I estimate that she has at least 2, maybe even 3 or 4 years before she outgrows the harness.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
abacus2
answer 2
I know the seat has an adjustable headrest. To go into a high back booster a child is supposed to be 38', and the height adjusts taller from there, so I would say this would be a good option for you. The adjuster is easy to use and adjusts with one hand!
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
Jenmommaof2
answer 3
I use this for my daughter and she is the same height and weights a 37lbs and she is comfortable and has plenty of head room and can still grow a substantial amount without growing out of it hope this helps
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
MomOfTwo6n2
 - Long Island, NY
answer 4
I believe it said 52 or 57 inches your kid can be it the harness. 65 lb. limit on the harness too.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
MilkMaMaOf2
 - Minnesota
answer 5
My son is three and 38 1/2 inches tall and fits in this seat fine. The top pulls up and can go all the way to four foot before you can pull it out. But I don't even have pulled up.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
cheeks28
answer 6
The head support goes really high...maybe up to a 8 year old child
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
By
NYmom26
 - Westchester county, NY
answer 7
for 5 point it is to 52 inches, for backless booster it is 57 inches, and for backless booster it is also 57 inches.

my 2 1/2 year old daughter is 38 inches right now and she is still at the 2nd height setting with 3 more to go just on the 5 point.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
By
Ogaard
 - Grand Forks, ND
Question

Rear Facing

Is this car seat rear facing?
asked 4 years, 3 months ago
By
rearfacingmamaofone
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
7 answers
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answer 1
No It is only forward facing
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
awmejia
 - fulton, ms
answer 2
No, front facing only
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
Guru222
answer 3
No, it's front facing.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
RenoGrandpa
 - Reno, NV
answer 4
no it is a forward faceing seat. i believe your child's weight has to be at least 20lbs. great carseat!!
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
wifeymomma03
answer 5
No
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
Girble
answer 6
no, forward facing 20+ lbs
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
MaMaTuTuMs
 - Chicago, IL
answer 7
No. Forward only. 30-100 lbs. without harness 40-100 lbs
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
j7890
Question

what are the height of child restrictions ?? all i can find is the weight requirements of child/baby !

asked 3 years, 5 months ago
By
lanecall
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
7 answers
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answer 1
52 inches
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
MomofChipchild
answer 2
i dont know if theres a height restriction my son is almost 3ft tall and still has plenty of room
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Rochcar
answer 3
In Florida I believe it is 43"
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
VansNan
 - Coral Springs, FL
answer 4
this carseat is for 20-100lbs... so infant to pre-teen, it is rear and forward facing and a booster seat, therefor it doesnt have a height restriction.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
lolojoy
answer 5
I don't know if you have already purchsed or not but, if I'm not mistaken, the it lists the height on the side of the seat (i'm not at home so I can't look sorry.)

Just a added tid bit, if the straps won't go over the winter coat, it is recommended that you take that coat off. #The general rule is that you shouldn't have to adjust straps for jackets or coats and if you do they are too big to wear while buckled.)
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
By
AnnsleesMom
answer 6
im not sure about the actual height restriction but my daughter still fit in the harness at 46in, however the harness straps were too short to fit over her bulky winter coat. she actually outgrew the harness by weight before she outgrew it by height and she is in the 60th percentile for height for her age.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
By
Ariesangel
answer 7
The Nautilus has pretty tall top harness slots. To give you an idea, my 4.5y/o son is 45" tall and still has growing room.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
firemomof3
 - NH
Question

newborns

i was looking it says 3 in 1 can a newborn use this seat? and what age does this go upto?
asked 3 years, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
7 answers
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answer 1
NO. A newborn needs an infant carseat or a convertible seat that can rearface and forward face. This seat can only forward face. You want to keep your child in a rearfacing carseat as long as possible as it is the safest. Some convertible carseats have rearfacing limits of up to 40 lbs. You should keep the child rearfacing up to the limit of the carseat (also check to make sure it is not outgrown by height...tops of ears should be below the shell of the carseat. This seat is for a child who is AT ABSOLUTE MINIMUM 20 lbs and 1 year, but much better suited for kids over 2 or over 40 lbs since it is best to keep them rearfacing during that time period.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
morgaine108
 - Austin, TX
answer 2
No, this is a forward facing ONLY car seat. It is for convertible 5 point harness, high back belt positioning booster, and backless booster only. Up to 100 pounds. I would not recommend this for a child under 3 years old.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
TWINmommyx2
 - Tampa, FL
answer 3
No, it is a front facing seat only. In the description, it says age 1-10. It doesn't recline enough to keep baby's head back. This is a toddler and booster seat in one.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
smracerchic
 - Springfield, MO
answer 4
No, this is a booster seat that can go from a front facing harness seat to a seat beat buckle seat to a no-back booster.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
GBean
 - CT
answer 5
The seat has a removable insert for use with newborns.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
KrazyK55
 - Illinois
answer 6
No, this carseat is not front facing. It's a 3-in-1 for the 5 point harness, seat without the harness (but with a seat belt), and a backless booster seat. The seat with the harness goes up to 40 lbs., the seat without the harness goes up to 60 lbs., and the booster seat goes up to 100 lbs.

I love this car seat. We bought one for our daughter. It's very comfortable for her to sit in, even on long trips. The covers come off easily and are machine washable (on the delicate cycle). The straps come on and off very easily. In fact, I just washed them today, and sprayed Clorox bleach on it and power washed them while the covers were being washed. It's not too heavy, but is very safe. We loved this car seat so much that we bought one for our second daughter. It also reclines slightly, making it even more comfortable.

I highly recommend this car seat. You won't have to buy another car seat (once you get past the front facing stage), of course.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
HannasMommy
 - Knoxville, TN
answer 7
No, it is not a rear-facing seat. Children can begin using this seat at age 1 and continue to 100 pounds. (Most likely well past the car seat age)
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
StrollerMomma
 - Kansas
Question

can you use this as a rearfacing carseat?

asked 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Jezy24
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
NO!!!! If you are in search of a rearfacing seat, I suggest the Graco My Ride 65. It rearfaces to 40lbs and foward faces to 65.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
stmathis
 - Colorado Springs
answer 2
No, sorry!
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
SaintJen
 - Homosassa, FL
answer 3
No, its too big for rear facing.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
Misaeljair
answer 4
look on graco website, and it will tell you how many lbs for forward & rear-facing etc.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
ndaigo10
 - Rochester, NY
answer 5
No. And it should not be used as a forward facing one until your child is about two years old.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
morgaine108
 - Austin, TX
answer 6
No
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
TWINmommyx2
 - Tampa, FL
answer 7
No, it's a forward facing only car seat. If you are looking for a comparable car seat that faces rear too I would suggest the Graco MyRide 65. This goes rear facing to 40 pounds and forward to 65. Although that isn't as high as the Nautalis goes I can assure you that it will last until your child is at least 6 if your child is not way above average. I am currently using it for a 7 year old who is 55pounds and like it better than my Britax.
If you are set on getting a seat that rear faces and is a booster in this price range I would suggest the Evenflo Symphony or The First Years True Fit. One to steer clear of is the line from Dorel/Cosco/Eddie Bauer /Safety First(All the same company). They have a seat they refer as a 3 in 1 or Alpha Omega which says it goes to 100 pounds, it does't even come close! I stopped using it when my child was 4 b/c it wouldn't fit with the straps and the adjustable head rest was at the position where there would be minimal side impact protection b/c it went above the shell. Then even at 2 with a winter jacket it seemed like I was stuffing him in the seat. Sorry for the long post but I hopefully saved you some time and energy on car seat shopping. I wish someone had told me before I bought seats I ended up giving away long before my children outgrew them.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
daddyto2greatgirls
 - New York, NY
Question

where is the fifth slot in the 5 harness graco nautilius?

asked 4 years, 7 months ago
By
iriram0506
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
7 answers
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answer 1
My guess is you aren't asking where the 5 pt harness straps are, BUT rather the shoulder strap height adjustment slots. My Nautilus only has 4 different height adjustment slots. So when manufacturer says 5 pt harness they aren't talking about height slots. They are saying there's 5 areas that help secure a child during an accident.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
MilwMom
 - Milwaukee, WI
answer 2
left shoulder, right shoulder, left hip, right hip, crotch
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
MaMaTuTuMs
 - Chicago, IL
answer 3
2 on top over shoulders, 2 on sides around waist, and 1 between legs
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
BentheRN
answer 4
Fitth slot is between the childs legs in front of the crotch.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
Daddy108
 - Chicago, IL
answer 5
There are 3 shoulder harness slots, and 2 for the buckle between the legs.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
wyattsmama75
 - Salt Lake City, UT
answer 6
At the top of the back. Raise the head support all the way up and viola!
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
Ogaard
 - Grand Forks, ND
answer 7
2 over the shoulders, 2 at waist level & 1 between the legs
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
JustMeandTim
 - Indian Lake, OH
Question

Is this product rear facing approved?

The state i live in wants my 9 month old son to stay in a rear facing car seat until he is 2yrs old and if i get pulled over or if the state some how find out that he's under 2 n in a front facing seat i could get in alot of trouble with the law. But my son is currently 22lb & 30in long n is to big for his rear facing seat and God only knows how big he'll be by the time his 1st birthday let alone is 2nd. Plus i REALLY dont want to buy a bigger rear face car seat when im just gonna buy a front face seat in a year from now.
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
7 answers
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answer 1
No this car seat is not approved for rear facing. There are car seats similar to this one that are approved for rear facing so that you won't have to buy another one. There are studies to show that an infant should remain rear faced until at least 2 yrs of age and in some countries that's the law. One product is the Graco My ride 65. Hope this helps.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
jake925
 - bristol,tn
answer 2
no it isn't

•Graco Nautilus car seat can only be used as forward-facing car seat

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Graco-Nautilus-3in1-Car-Bravo/8112222?adid=bzv_fb_revshr_001#Item+Description
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
OTGod
 - Stevensville,MI
answer 3
I'm not sure what state you live in but I couldn't find one that has a law that a child MUST be in a rear facing car seat until after their 2nd birthday. It's a recommendation but not a law. I'd dbl check with your local pd. To answer your question, no this car seat is not a rear facing car seat.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
citysnap
 - Burlington WI
answer 4
This is only a forward facing seat. Your 9 month old should still rear face.(most states they must rear face till 1 AND 20lbs) You should look at a convertible car seat this way you can keep him rear facing till 2 or 40lbs(I say 40 cause allot of the convertible seats go to that weight. If he reaches 2 before 40 then if you want you can turn him forward(it is safest rear facing) and keep him in that seat till he reaches the weight limit. I had something like this one just different print. http://www.walmart.com/ip/Cosco-Scenera-Convertible-Car-Seat-Marianne/20753140
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Souffle07
 - MN
answer 5
no
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
Grammie1952
 - Marion,IN
answer 6
Front facing only
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
SingleMomof3girls
 - Trussville, AL
answer 7
This is not a rear facing carseat. Usually states have a weight/height requirement in addition to age. Your son might meet the size requirement to use a forward facing seat. My state is the same way, but it is one year old and/or 21 lbs. My children meet the weight, but not the age. Both of them were in forward facing seats before one year old. However, this is a wonderful seat to buy when you do get a forward facing seat.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
MommaMona
 - MommaMona
Question

Is this car seat rear AND forward facing?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Kimberly
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
7 answers
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answer 1
This carseat is forward facing only. To use this seat a child MUST be at least 1(it is recommended to rf in a convertible seat until at least 2) at least 20lbs and at least 27".
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Abigailyasmomma
answer 2
Forward-facing only.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
JacqBr
answer 3
Just forward facing
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Newmomoflittlegirl
answer 4
This is forward facing only. However, my son is ten months and it really protects him. At first I was worried about the forward facing but after trying my son in the display at BuyBuyBaby, I was convinced it was what I wanted. It has been a great seat and I feed comfortable with him in it.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Someone12
answer 5
Yes!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
AMomma1
answer 6
no, forward facing only.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
MomOfOneBoy
answer 7
No; it is only forward facing. Your child should probably be at least 2 before using this seat.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
dotshopforbargains
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