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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.
This and all items from Britax are excluded from all promotions and discounts except where otherwise noted on product detail pages.

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

How to Get It


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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Britax Marathon UltimateComfort Series Convertible Car Seat - Jet Set
 
4.6

(based on 54 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Safe (41)
  • Comfortable (40)
  • Durable (40)
  • Easy to install (35)
  • Easy to adjust (31)

Cons

  • Heavy (11)
  • Heavy / bulky (11)
  • Difficult to adjust (5)

Best Uses

  • Toddler (39)
  • Infants (23)
  • Newborn (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (29), Parent of two or more children (13), Grandparent (5), Parent of multiples (twins etc) (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

It Works!

My daughter was in a rollover car accident when she was two years old and was strapped into this car seat. The car landed upside down and she stayed safely strapped into the seat. ...Read complete review

My daughter was in a rollover car accident when she was two years old and was strapped into this car seat. The car landed upside down and she stayed safely strapped into the seat. She survived with minor cuts from flying debris and a bruise from the strap on one side. We went out and bought the same seat to use to take her home from the hospital when she was released just hours after the accident.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Returned the next day

When we installed rear-facing for our 11-mo old, it felt like she was slanted too far down and was leaning into the back seat. The "recline" bar was difficult to...Read complete review

When we installed rear-facing for our 11-mo old, it felt like she was slanted too far down and was leaning into the back seat. The "recline" bar was difficult to reach, because it was jammed against the back seat, and when we could reach it --- it was difficult to pull and recline. We returned the next day, and got a Chicco seat ... but all of the seats at Toys R Us were MUCH easier and smoother to recline, except this Britax .. so on that alone, I would suggest another seat.

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4.0

Great product

By Busy Bee

from Charlottesville, VA

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

        Great car seat and no fuss with the shoulder straps. Super soft and comfortable plus easy to clean.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Great Safe Car Seat

        By Mommyt

        from CT

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              We already have 2 Britax Marathons (one in each car) for our 2.5 year old son. He seems very comfortable in it and we've been using the car seats for about a year and a half. With baby number 2 almost here, we needed to get another convertible car seat for my moms car to help out with my son. Eventually baby 2 will be in this new car seat. I went to Babies RUS to check out some less expensive car seats and I compared them to the Britax. Honestly the Britax just seems like a better, safer, car seat based on my research and looking at other seats in the store.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Worth the money!

              By First time parents

              from Phoenix, az

              About Me First Time Parent, Stay at Home Parent, Working Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Easy Install
              • Easy to clean
              • Fits In Small Car
              • Stands on its Own
              • Top Rated Safety

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Forward Facing
                • Rear Facing
                • Young Children

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

                We had to move up to a convertible car seat from our graco infant seat and planned on sticking with a similarly priced brand since we liked it so much. Being first time parents, we did an obscene amount on research and knew there were some things that were non-negotiable with our next car seat. Since we would be moving the seat between 2 cars, an easy installation was a must, as well as side impact protection, and a reinforced steel frame. We initially went to buy the safety 1st air or the evenflo model since they were in our budget, but after going over the safety features with an employee, we knew that our budget would have to bend a little. There was no denying that britax had the best customer AND safety reviews and even exceeded safety regulations...something the other car seats did not. We put our baby in the seat and she seemed to love the memory foam seats right away. Installation is a breeze and takes only a minute to get it secured and even includes a tether on the back of the seat to prevent the seat back flying forward in case of an accident, which I LOVE. The seat was also a perfect fit for my Chevy cruze. With our infant seat there was no room for rear passengers and the front seats had to be pushed forward as well...uncomfortable to say the least...but the britax fit rear facing SO comfortably we were surprised! There was plenty of room for another back passenger and the front seats could be put in any position, and even recline without interfering with the car seat. There's no rethread so adjusting the strap height is so simple. The only complaint I have is that there's some added rubber protectors around the chest strap that are bulky which make it hard to get a snug fit. And the fabric seat cover has no give which makes it keep coming undone around the top and sides. Both are only MINOR issues and are definitely looked past considering how safe we feel with our baby in it! We have only had it a few weeks but no signs of wear and tear and we are definitely happy with the decision we made!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Great Car Seat

                By Kerry the first time Mom!

                from Georgetown, MA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                      I wish it came in more color options. The store matched the online price which was great.Overall its a great car seat and feel safe driving my son around in it!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this review

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Easy to install fits in pick up

                      By Kate

                      from Bangor, me

                      About Me First Time Parent, Working Parent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Stands on its Own

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

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

                          Purchased this product after reviewing many car seats. I specifically needed a car seat to fit in the back of an extended cab pick up. The base fits perfectly in the seat and there is plenty of room for the seat as long as you put in the middle. It is easy to install and the baby loves it.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          The best money can buy!

                          By Dave B.

                          from Iowa

                          About Me First Time Parent

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Easy to Adjust
                          • Safe
                          • Sturdy
                          • Stylish

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Toddlers

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

                            The Britax Marathon car seat is a very well made seat and my son seems very comfortable in it. We have only had it for about a month, but my son is so comfortable in it he almost always falls asleep within 10 minutes. The adjustments are very simple and we would highly recommend it for anyone looking for an excellent, well made car seat. It is a little pricey, but how much is your child's life worth? We would rather spend a little more and get the best!

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                            4.0

                            Speedy delivery and easy to use Registry

                            By Chris

                            from Bellevue, WA

                            About Me Grandparent

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Stands on its Own

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Young Children

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

                              Gift for new parents

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes

                              Comment on this review

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Great seat!

                              By Mama bear2

                              from Chapel Hill, nc

                              Verified Buyer

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

                              We just got it, but love it so far!

                              Comment on this review

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Love it!

                              By Katie

                              from Baltimore maryland

                              About Me First Time Parent

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Comfortable
                              • Easy to Adjust
                              • Easy to Clean
                              • Easy to install
                              • Lightweight
                              • Safe

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Toddlers

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

                                Love this car seat. Definitely worth the money. I had one and had gotten into a car accident which meant needing to purchase another. So I bought the same one! Very easy to install, clean, and readjust. Love that the newer model comes with a cup holder. It's very comfortable and unfortunately can attest that it holds up well in a accident.

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                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                A bit pricey...but worth it!

                                By New Mom

                                from Hendersonville, NC

                                About Me First Time Parent

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Comfortable
                                • Easy to Adjust
                                • Has a cup holder
                                • Padded For Extra Comfort
                                • Reclines
                                • Safe
                                • Sturdy
                                • Stylish

                                Cons

                                • Bulky

                                Best Uses

                                • Infants
                                • Newborn

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

                                I'm a 1st time mom. We originally bought a different car seat but my newborn would cry hysterically every time we put him in it. I finally did some research and decided to purchase this car seat. We haven't had a problem from him since. This car seat is very nice and padded for extra comfort.

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