It's the latest in safety for the tiniest passengers and it's peace of mind for parents who will know their kids are safely buckled in.
The lower anchors and tethers for children or the latch system gives snug installation of car seats without the use of vehicle seatbelts. Federal law requires all new vehicles to have the latch system but General Motors took it a step further. All of their dealerships offer an orientation program for buyers so they can learn how to install the car seat properly.
If your car seat is not compatible with the new system, you can buy a retrofit kit so you can use your current car seat with your new car. Using the new safety feature still requires old habits: it's important to turn off your air bags if your child sits in the front seat.
Kids less than one-year-old should face the back of the car when they're seated in a car seat. And if they're more than one-year-old and between 20-40 lbs, they should face the front.
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Source: www.nhtsa.dot.gov contributed to this report