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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

Will this carseat work in a 1988 Buick that has no shoulder belts in the backseat?

asked 5 years, 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes. This carseat can be installed with the lapbelt only
IF the child is at least 1yr old, between 20-65lbs and between 27"-52".
If the child is smaller, you need a rear-facing seat.
If the child is larger, you need a booster, and a booster requires the shoulder belt.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
BigBrownBear
 - California
answer 2
YES and NO
YES -- you MAY use a lap-only belt if the you are using the seat in HARNESSED MODE
NO -- you may NOT use a lap-only belt for either booster mode (high-back or backless), you must have a lap-shoulder combo to use a non-harnessing booster seat
The manual is available on Graco's website if you would like more info... http://download.gracobaby.com/ProductInstructionManuals/ISPC110BB_ISPC125BA.pdf
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
By
MamaGrace
 - Chicagoland
answer 3
if the vechicle has anchors then yes, if not they say not to instal with lap belts if i remember the instructions correctly.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
By
Mommymentzer
 - Hanover, PA
Question

what is the difference btwn Graco Nautilus 3in1 sold at $138 & $180?

2 prices for Graco Nautilus 3-in-1. one is $138 and the other is $180. I wonder if any difference btwn these 2, or they are the same just the expensive one is new design.
asked 4 years, 6 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
It is because they are discontinueing the Bravo color pattern. So you are getting the same high quality seat for a discount because Graco has decided to discontinue the pattern.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
awmejia
 - fulton, ms
answer 2
They are the same car seat just a different pattern and color.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
Spartylovestoshop
answer 3
I have the cheaper one at 138 and its great only difference in the two that I am aware of is the cheaper one has the weight limits printed on the seat and the other one does not.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
Bopal
 - Amory, MS
answer 4
When I bought my carseat a few weeks ago online it was 138 but at the store it was 180 and then the price in store dropped to 145 and when all was said and done I paid for mine online and grand total it was 145.59 to have it site to store..it would have been more to by it from the store I am sure..I paid for mine with paypal online and just had to pick it up..but taxs may depend on where you live..
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
americanpoohbear2002
 - Wisconsin
answer 5
Originally everybody sold both seats were $180 in the store and online. Then for some reason Walmart started selling the gray seat for $138 and kept the other at $180. Maybe Walmart.com bought too many of the gray seats and they are trying to cut down on inventory. However, no matter what color car you have the gray one will match up. This can't be said for the Pink-orange one. Buy the gray one. You won't be disappointed and you'll save some cash.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
Daddy108
 - Chicago, IL
answer 6
Sometimes its the difference in fabric. The one I purchased for almost 180 from babies r us has sofet fabric that is exclusive to babies r us. The one I purchased from Walmart for 129, has different, less plush fabric, but just as great of a seat. Wal- Mart sells the exact same seat in the store as it does online, but in the store it is much more expensive.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
TifferNickel
 - Kansas City, MO
answer 7
They only difference is the price...I did my cost research before purchasing this car seat,I went to other retailers and saw the exact same Graco Nautilus 3-in-1 physically,but for more money.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
MrsWayToSave
 - Pompano Beach,Fl
Question

is this car seat used for reversed, front and booster seat

asked 3 years, 7 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
this does NOT do rear facing. it is forward facing and a highback/backless booster only.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
Ariesangel
answer 2
It is only used for forward facing. It can be converted to a high back booster chair and a backless booster seat.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
LittleRose
 - Price, Utah
answer 3
The Nautilus is a combination seat, meaning that it can used forward facing with the harness and then once the harness is outgrown you can use it as a belt positioning booster seat using your vehicle's seat belt.
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answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
firemomof3
 - NH
answer 4
This is car-seat installs forward facing only. The child must be a minimum of 20lbs and 27" and 1yr old to begin using this seat.
This seat grows with the child and functions as a booster for a child up to 100lbs and 57" apx 10years of age.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
BigBrownBear
 - California
answer 5
Does not rear-face, only forward-facing with the harness, as a full-back booster, and backless booster.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
hockeyhouse
 - WA State
answer 6
This seat is a forward facing seat that can also be used as a booster seat. It is for kids age 2 (min because kids under 2 years old should still be rear facing) through 8 to 12 years (until the child can properly fit a car seat's seat belt).

We own this car seat for our 5 year old and it is a great 5 point harness seat. It also works very well as a booster, but it is really big and heavy to be used as a booster. Just recently, we moved our daughter into the turbobooster just because the Nautilus is so big and heavy.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
KarenM123
 - Harrisburg, PA
answer 7
It's only for front facing and booster. You can NOT use it rear-facing.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Ruby64
 - Nebraska
Question

TETHER

Does this seat have tether straps on the rear of the seat
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
By
JACK
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
7 answers
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answer 1
Yes. All seats sold new as a forward facing harnessed seat will have a tether.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
CPSTinDixie
answer 2
Yes, it comes with Latch and tether.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
heid4882
answer 3
Yes, there is a tether strap on the top/back of the seat.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
MineapolisMama
answer 4
Yes, it does
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
my4daughters
answer 5
yes has well as a 5 point seat belt thinks he a race car driver
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
happdaddy
answer 6
Yes it does. Works great in my car.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
BabycakeMommy
answer 7
yes
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
DavidandTheresa
Question

Does this seat have a proper seat belt fit?

i saw in the news that out of 60 seats tested, only 15 pass. it just said that the lap belt should fit flat across a child's upper thighs, not across the soft abdomen and the shoulder belt should cross snugly over the middle of a child's shoulder.
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asked 5 years, 8 months ago
By
DeeDee321
 - Los Angeles, CA
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
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answer 1
There is a place on the booster seat which makes the seat belt lay flat on the legs of the child instead of across the abs. It also has an adjuster so that it is placed properly on the shoulder area when the back is off
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
Lovestoshopfor2
answer 2
Yes! I have had this inspected at the local police station and the belt does not touch the child's abdomen. As long as you have the head rest placed in the proper position, the chest belt fits snugly as well. (It is fed through the hole on the head piece) There are molded pieces that hold both belts in place.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
StrollerMomma
 - Kansas
answer 3
The owner's manual has diagrams explaining how to properly align your seatbelts...I would do what you think is best then get it checked by a police officer or someone who checks car seat safety in your area.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
MamaWhoStudiesReviews
answer 4
It depends on your child, really.
I know earlier/smaller boosterers it does not fit well, but does work nicely on older kids using it as a booster.
But MOST children who grow out of this seat by harness height will fit fine using this as a booster.
If not then there is always many other options, The Nautilus is GREAT as a harness seat. Many use the Cheaper Turbo Boosters "from walmart" & have NO qualms with them, so you wont be out to much if the Nautilus doesn't fit well.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
By
nsj240
 - North Eastern, Ky
answer 5
Of the multi-use seats, this has a decent fit the majority of the time (the belt guides are built-in to the bottom portion, not the back/abdomen portion like the AlphaOmegas), but a fit is also dependent on how your child is proportioned.
If you are only looking to use it as a booster, you may be better off buying a dedicated booster-only seat (they're also cheaper). However, if you have a few years of harnessing left, this has a great chance of being a good booster when you have outgrown the harness.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
By
MamaGrace
 - Chicagoland
answer 6
yes it does it has a hugged tight but comfortable seat belt
answered 5 years, 8 months ago
By
elu915
 - olathe, ks
Question

I don't have the anchor belts in my 1999 expedition, will this carseat still work in my car? Can I put the seatbelt through the back of the carseat?

asked 5 years, 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - washington
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
6 answers
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answer 1
Yes, you can use a seatbelt with it. You'll want to read your vehicle owner's manual as well as your car seat's manual on how to do it safely and properly.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
MamaWhoStudiesReviews
answer 2
I have it installed in a 2006 Ford truck without LATCH and it installs great!
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
mrsquinn
 - Houston, TX
answer 3
Yes you can.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
By
BdubBabyMomma
 - Arkansas
answer 4
Yes, you can use a sealbelt to install the carseat.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
By
amiesmom
answer 5
Yes you can use either the car's seat belt, the latch system or both to install it.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
By
MomToKeeganAndRiley
 - Baltimore MD
answer 6
Yes.You can use this carseat with just a seatbelt.I use it in my Moms 1999 Camry every now and then.It works just as well.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
By
MyleeandLolasmom
 - The Booneis,UT
Question

Does it have a latch system?

asked 6 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
6 answers
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answer 1
Yes.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
BigBrownBear
 - California
answer 2
yes
answered 4 years ago
By
GBean
 - CT
answer 3
Yes.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
babylove2010
answer 4
Yes
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
MommytoNate
 - Spring, TX
answer 5
Yes, it has a latch system.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
By
TwoKidsDone
 - TX
answer 6
Yes and it secures very well into the car. I feel very safe with this car seat. None are completely safe in the case of a severe accident. But this car seat is very good.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
By
sinned
 - Elkton, SD
Question

delivery package

who knows the Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat package size, did Product in Inches in this website mean the size when it installed on car?

how big the package when it shipped out, I wan to know if its linear size less then 158,so I can bring it on the plane
asked 4 years, 10 months ago
By
askwwal
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
6 answers
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answer 1
Probably too big for carry on in the box, but you could probably check it. I'd get a car seat carrier (Eddie Bauer has a good one) and put the assembled seat in that for the trip- it has a shoulder strap and would be easier to manage.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
Girble
answer 2
I don't know the exact size, but I'm almost 99% sure you cant bring it on a plane. the seat comes pretty much assembled in the box so its a fairly large box. Definitely not a carry-on item.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
DanielleTheGreat
 - Bay Area, CA
answer 3
The car seat in the box is pretty big. The actual car seat just fits through the security things at the airport. I would say that if you have it in the box, it would be too big to take on the plane.

The car seat alone fits fine in a plane seat.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
Kayle267
 - Orlando, FL
answer 4
The box is good sized but I don't know the specifics, however take into consideration the weight of the seat since you want to take to airport. The carseat is pretty heavy!
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
By
Mommaoftwo22
 - Broken Arrow, Ok
answer 5
It will fit in a plane seat, but it is a tight fit with the arm rest down so make sure you install it while the arm rest is up. I have flown with my daughter in hers many times, even on the smaller planes.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
By
Ogaard
 - Grand Forks, ND
answer 6
I'm pretty sure seat would travel on plane. It weighs in at about 23 pounds however, and would be a load to carry. Also it is not made to carry child in.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
By
GeeGeeMa
Question

Does this have the teather-strap

Like a seat that has the teather on the back, they alweays seem sturdier. My son is 28 months and 39 lbs, outgroving his convertible
asked 5 years, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
6 answers
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answer 1
Yes
answered 4 years ago
By
GBean
 - CT
answer 2
yes
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
MamaWhoStudiesReviews
answer 3
Yes it has a tether
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
Guru222
answer 4
yes it has the back latch as well as the sides that latch in between your seats
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
wifeymomma03
answer 5
This seat has 3 teather straps. One hooks above the car seat to a hook in my cars back window and then there is one for each side. It feels VERY sturdy and taught when hooked in.
answered 5 years, 5 months ago
By
meANDus
 - CA
answer 6
Yes this is a very sturdt easy use car seat.
answered 5 years, 11 months ago
By
sheddspread
Question

Will this fit side by side with another carseat?

I have a Honda Pilot 8 seater but I don't want to put either one of children to the very back, has anyone tried to fit this car seat right next to another one?
asked 5 years, 8 months ago
By
angsmi
 - Tx
on Graco - Nautilus 3-in-1 Multi-Use Car Seat, Bravo
6 answers
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answer 1
It fits good next to my other carseat and I've had it like this for over a year now. My SUV does have anchors behind the carseats and both my children are anchored down in the back so no worries. I love this carseat, best purchase I've made for my son and he loves it!!!
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
angsmi
 - Tx
answer 2
Most vehicles won't allow that. For example, my minivan's owner's manual doesn't allow it...not enough LATCH anchors I suppose...although I never tried using LATCH on one and the lap belt on the other. But I probably won't!!
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
MamaWhoStudiesReviews
answer 3
I have a 08 town and country and I have it in the middle seat with an infant seat lacthed in next to it. It fits great
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - ks
answer 4
I just installed my 3rd seat of this kind in our Chevy Silverado truck. There's absolutely no room to spare, but the are installed properly and tight. If you have a Toys R Us or Babies R Us...use their display models to see if they will install. That is what I did before purchasing.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
By
MilwMom
 - Milwaukee, WI
answer 5
We've done more than put 2 side by side, we also put a third rear facing seat in the same row! Since it's time for the rear facing one to go, I'm hoping we can fit all three.
answered 5 years, 7 months ago
By
MomInSouthTexas
 - Jourdanton, Tx
answer 6
It does take up space. If you are just trying to put 2 in one row of your suv they would certainly fit. With ours I can sit in the back of our Hyundai Santa Fe with the car seat one side of me and my oldest daughter (12 yrs old) on my other side. I hope that helped you! It really is a great car seat...I've been hit by a drunk driver with my daughter in it (now I have new one of exactly the same).
answered 5 years, 8 months ago
By
mommyof2wonderfulgirls
 - Munich, Germany
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