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Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set

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Britax Marathon Ultimate Comfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set

Designed with a rear- and forward-facing recline, the Britax Marathon Ultimate Comfort Series Convertible Car Seat in Jet Set helps ensure a comfortable ride. Deep sidewalls lined with EPP foam provide side impact protection, while head safety technology, including SafeCell technology in the base, integrated steel bars, energy-absorbing Versa-Tether and HUGS chest pads, reduces forward head movement and the risk of injury. Soft, resilient memory foam contours to the body to offer premium cushioning, while the tangle-free, quick-adjust five-point harness grows with your child from 5 lbs. up to 65 lbs. The car seat is designed with lower LATCH connectors with an easy, push-button release. Designed, engineered and built in the USA. Some images below may depict an alternate pattern. Actual product is jet set.

Product Highlights

  • Head safety technology, including SafeCell technology in the base, integrated steel bars, energy-absorbing Versa-Tether and HUGS chest pads, reduces forward head movement and the risk of injury
  • Side Impact Protection comprised of deep sidewalls lined with energy-absorbing EPP foam distributes crash forces, shields from vehicle intrusion and contains the head, neck and body
  • Quick-adjust harness repositions the harness shoulder height without disassembling the harness straps
  • Tangle-free five-point harness distributes crash forces across the strongest parts of the body and provides a secure fit
  • HUGS (Harness Ultra Guard System) chest pads provide resistance to forward movement in the event of a crash
  • 65-pound weight capacity for safety and comfort as your child grows
  • Rear- and forward-facing recline for child comfort and positioning
  • Easy-remove cover allows easy cleaning, without disassembling the harness or uninstalling the car seat
  • Two buckle positions for your growing child
  • EZ-Buckle system and harness holders keep harness straps out of the way when placing your child in the car seat
  • Premium lower LATCH connectors for a quick and simple installation and feature a push button for easy release
  • Built-in lock-offs ensure a snug lap and shoulder belt installation with minimal effort
  • Anti-slip, contoured base grips and protects the vehicle seat while offering an optimal vehicle fit
  • Infant positioning pillow offers extra comfort while achieving a proper harness fit for small infants
  • Certified for aircraft travel
  • Recommended use:

    Rear facing: 5 - 40 lbs.; 9" - 16.75" seated shoulder height; 49" or less standing height

    Forward facing: 20 - 65 lbs.; 12" - 16.75" seated shoulder height; 49" or less standing height
  • Product weight: 19.5 lbs.
  • Product dimensions: 21"D x 18.5"W x 26"H
  • Exclusively at Babies'R'Us
  • Designed, engineered and built in the USA

What's Included

  • Britax Marathon Ultimate Comfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set
  • High-density comfort foam in the sitting area provides an extra layer of padding to gently cushion your child
  • Dishwasher-safe cup holder
HUGS chest pads
HUGS chest pads provide resistance to forward movement in the event of a crash.
Tangle-free five-point harness
The quick-adjust five-point harness grows with your child to help you keep him or her comfortable as well as safe.
Convenient installation
Lower LATCH connectors audibly click when in place to provide simple installation and feature a push button for easy release.
Dishwasher-safe cup holder
The cup holder helps keep your child's drinks or snacks within easy reach.
Side impact protection
Deep sidewalls with energy-absorbing EPP foam provide side impact protection to help keep your little one safe while you travel.
Cushioned comfort
Resilient and soft memory foam with a layer of high-density comfort foam in the seating area offers premium comfort on the go.
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Product Description

The BRITAX MARATHON™ ULTIMATE COMFORT SERIES convertible car seat is designed for children rear facing from 5 to 40 pounds and forward facing from 20 up to 65 pounds. The MARATHON ULTIMATE COMFORT SERIES achieves revolutionary head safety through the use of BRITAX SafeCell Technology® in the base, integrated steel bars, and energy absorbing Versa-Tether® that work together to minimize head excursion and reduce the risk of head injury during a frontal impact. The MARATHON ULTIMATE COMFORT SERIES also incorporates BRITAX Side Impact Protection, offers a no-rethread and quick-adjust five-point harness, multiple buckle and recline adjustments, and an easy-remove cover that also allows access to belt paths from the front of the seat. The MARATHON ULTIMATE COMFORT SERIES includes memory foam in the seating area and head restraint to provide superior comfort for the child. An infant positioning pillow is provided for extra comfort and infant positioning. A Cup Holder is also included for on-the-go travel convenience.

Features

  • Memory foam in seating area and head restraint for superior comfort
  • Side Impact Protection comprised of deep side walls lined with energy-absorbing EPP foam distributes crash forces, shields from vehicle intrusion, and contains the head, neck and body
  • Base with SafeCell Technology® features SafeCells designed to compress in a crash, significantly lowering the center of gravity and counteracting the forward rotation of the child seat which normally propels the child toward the front seat
  • Integrated Steel Bars strengthen the connection to the vehicle and reduce forward flexing of the child seat during a crash
  • HUGS™ with SafeCell Technology® manages crash energy and forward head movement while keeping the chest clip properly positioned.

Additional Info

974335

681CB9DD

652182711511

E9LQ91E

5 lbs

65 lbs

Convertible

Latch,5 Point Harness

Yes

Not Rated

23 pounds

29.3 x 19.2 x 18.1

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Average Customer Rating:

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Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set
 
4.6

(based on 244 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (172)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (54)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Safe (43)
  • Durable (42)
  • Comfortable (41)
  • Easy to install (36)
  • Easy to adjust (31)

Cons

  • Heavy (12)
  • Heavy / bulky (12)
  • Difficult to adjust (6)
  • Hard to install (3)

Best Uses

  • Toddler (39)
  • Infants (24)
  • Young children (5)
  • Newborn (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (32), Parent of two or more children (17), Grandparent (5), Working parent (5), Parent of multiples (twins etc) (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Marathon CS

I was recently in a front-end car accident in which the car (2006 Honda Civic) was totaled. My son (4 years old, 44 lbs.) was front-facing in the Marathon CS and...Read complete review

I was recently in a front-end car accident in which the car (2006 Honda Civic) was totaled. My son (4 years old, 44 lbs.) was front-facing in the Marathon CS and sustained no injuries at all. He was up running around after the accident and complained of no pain in the days following. He only had minor seatbelt burn near his neck. It has been a week, and I am still in bed suffering from severe muscle spams and pain/whiplash. I am very pleased with this car seat and how it protected my son in the wreck. It is also very easy to install, easy to remove the covers to wash, fairly light weight. I highly recommend this seat. My son has used it since he outgrew the infant seat around age 1.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Doesn't Hold-up Over Time

I got this car seat for my son when he was 10 months and he is now 3. I've noticed that when he climbs in the seat cover keeps coming loose from the sides...Read complete review

I got this car seat for my son when he was 10 months and he is now 3. I've noticed that when he climbs in the seat cover keeps coming loose from the sides and I keep having to pull it over both sides but it won't stay put because it doesn't have those nice plastic tabs. Also, I can see the foam underneath when it does this and it looks like that is coming appart from the base of the car seat. My son only weighs 40 lbs and we are not rough on the car seats by any means so this is just a reflection the seat quality or manufacturing. I don't think I'll be buying another Britax for my next child.

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5.0

Great!

By Lisa

from Guatemala

Comments about Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set:

I love how you can put it rear facing and then front facing! It makes me feel much more safer!

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5.0

Nice car seat

By Mamabearto3

from Colorado

Comments about Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set:

I had to fit three car seats in the back of my car. This one was smaller in the base than a lot. I got a great price on it and I am loving it so far! The only problem I had was it sure was not easy to install (in my car at least).

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5.0

Great car seat

By Mimi

from West Windsor nj

Verified Buyer

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        Comments about Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set:

        We bought this car seat for my first grandson. When his brother was born we got another exactly like it. It is sturdy and easy to use. He loves the cup holder.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Luxuriously comfy

        By banannahannah

        from Portland, OR, United States

        Comments about Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set:

        My daughter used this car sear for 3 years and we loved it for her!! MUCH more comfortable and much more safe then her old car seat. I loved it so much because the pull tight system never jammed up and was easy for her to let herself in and out.

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        5.0

        Nice car seat

        By sharat37

        from Menomonee Falls, WI, United States

        Comments about Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set:

        Good product for car seat and I would recommend this to my friends

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        5.0

        Verry good

        By Maria valdes

        from Donna, TX, United States

        Comments about Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set:

        I love this convertible car seat for my childrens.

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        5.0

        My Granddaughter is so comfortable in this car seat!!

        By Mimi Pammy

        from Boca Raton, FL, United States

        Comments about Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set:

        I bought this car seat because my daughter has the britax advocate and after trying my Granddaughter in several other brands this is the ONLY brand that fits her perfectly especially where the straps hit her neck.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Easy installation and adjusting

        By Sheri

        from North Dakota, United States

        Comments about Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set:

        I have had this car seat for 10 months and absolutely love the ease of installation we switch iy from vehicle to vehicle periodically and it takes less then 5 min for proper installation and securing child in seat. The latch system is so easy to use just press and go there is no fighting to loosen straps just to unhook the seat just press the red release button and go. This is one of the few seats on the market to be able to use the tether belt both rear and forward facing which made me feel that extra security. Repositioning or adjusting the height and recline is so simple and easy to do as well as the belly buckle. This is one of the few seats with comfort pads on the harness. I will never buy anything but britax seats and strollers ever again and this is coming from a die hard for another popular name brand for baby gear. Love it! It's actual enjoyable buckling in my LO! No fighting the seat or my child to secure her!

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great fit and recline

        By Anna

        from Harrisburg, PA

        Comments about Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set:

        I struggled to find a seat that would fit my car without taking up too much space front to back, but still would be able to extended rear face and give me little guy room to move and recline enough to sleep without falling forward. This car seat is working out great!!! 10000 times better than the cheap seat that I bought.Totally worth the extra $. Just to add I did have to remove the rubber pads on the straps as well as the comfort pads because I didn't feel like I could get it tight enough with them installed.

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        5.0

        We love Britax!

        By SWDad

        from Chicago, IL

        Comments about Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set:

        We bought this model for our third child. We've always used Britax, because we feel fully confident in the protection it will provide for our little ones.

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