The Britax Diplomat? is a compact convertible car seat ideal for use with vehicles with limited rear seat space. The Diplomat features True Side Impact Protection? with deep side walls and head support to provide advanced protection in side impact collisions. Easy-turn knob quickly adjusts headrest and harness height without having to uninstall the seat. Tangle-free, five-point harness ensures a snug and secure fit. Premium push-button LATCH connectors provide a quick, simple and tight installation. Unique features include the patented Versa-Tether® for energy management, rear- and forward-facing recline for child comfort, and a body pillow for positioning. The Diplomat fits children rear facing from five to 35 pounds and children forward facing from at least one year old and 20 pounds, up to 40 pounds. The Diplomat is made in the USA with U.S. and global components.