Best car seats on a budget

by SheKnows
Aug 26, 2012 at 6:50 p.m. ET
This highly-rated car seat can be found at a discount when you use Amazon Prime. This car seat can be used for kids up to 35 pounds rear-facing and 65 pounds forward-facing. Amazon, $152

1 /7: Summer Infant Prodigy Car Seat

1/7 :Summer Infant Prodigy Car Seat

This infant car seat is suited for little ones up to 32 pounds. It offers all the safety features you could want, plus it's one of the easiest car seats to install. Babies "R" Us, $140

2 /7: Evenflo Tribute 5 Convertible Car Seat

2/7 :Evenflo Tribute 5 Convertible Car Seat

Yes, believe it -- you can get a safe, comfortable car seat for under $100. This Evenflo car seat offer multiple-shoulder harness positions for better fit and longer use. It's highly-rated in safety and style. Amazon, $60

3 /7: Graco ComfortSport Convertible Car Seat

3/7 :Graco ComfortSport Convertible Car Seat

This convertible car seat fits little ones up to 40 pounds. It has been rigorously crash tested and is highly-rated by parents for easy installation. Walmart, $90

4 /7: Diono RadianR100 Convertible Car Seat

4/7 :Diono RadianR100 Convertible Car Seat

Every once in a while you can find a top of the line car seat at a discount price. Right now, you can get this incredible seat under $200 with Amazon Prime. Use it rear-facing to 40 pounds, front-facing from 20-65 pounds or as a booster to 100 pounds! Amazon, $200

5 /7: Cosco Scenera Convertible Car Seat

5/7 :Cosco Scenera Convertible Car Seat

Though it's one of the lowest priced car seats you can find, this durable, safe convertible car seat has been highly-tested and is a favorite among parents. Walmart, $40

6 /7: Graco Highback TurboBooster Car Seat

6/7 :Graco Highback TurboBooster Car Seat

If it's a booster seat you are looking for, consider the TurboBooster from Graco. Kids love that it looks so cool. Parents love that it's easy to install, safe and affordable too. Graco, $50

7 /7: Evenflo Big Kid Amp High Back Booster Car Seat

7/7 :Evenflo Big Kid Amp High Back Booster Car Seat

If your kid is ready for a booster seat, this one is a great buy. It's safe, durable and stylish, while also inexpensive too. Babies "R" Us, $40