Safety 1st Guide 65 Convertible Car Seat - Chambers

This item is discontinued.
Choose the Guide 65 Convertible Car Seat by Safety 1st for a perfect fit in your smaller car or leave even more room in your larger vehicle. This convenient car seat will fit three seats across in the back of most vehicles, making it great for growing families and carpools. The Guide 65 helps you keep your child protected longer in both rear and forward-facing positions. Rear-facing, this car seat keeps them comfortable up to 40 pounds. Change the seat to a forward-facing position once they're ready, and they'll be snug in the 5-point harness all the way to 65 pounds. You'll appreciate the Side Impact Protection and the premium fabrics that help keep them safe and comfortable in both modes of use.
  • Features two modes of use: rear-facing for children 5-40 lbs. and forward-facing for children 22-65 lbs.
  • Side impact protection helps keep your child safe and comfortable.
  • 5-point harness with center front adjust
  • Removable cup holder
  • Multiposition adjustable head support
  • Fits 3 across in the back seat of most vehicles
  • Removable body pillows
  • Dimensions: 14 L x 18.5 W x 30.5 H
  • Product weight: 14 lbs
  • Usage age/weight/height:
    • Child age/weight: 5-65 lbs
    • Child height: 19-52"
    • Rear-facing Child weight: 5-40 lbs
    • Forward-facing child weight: 22-65 lbs
Product Reviews
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16 Reviews
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Verified Buyer
Excellent deal!
July 23, 2020
This was a great buy for me. The price is fantastic and it works well.
Wilmington, NC
Verified Buyer
Do not buy!!!
June 19, 2020
I never write reviews but felt compelled after installing this seat. We just needed an extra seat for in-laws car so didn’t want to spend a ton of money. Lesson learned. Watched the video on installation which actually recommends placing a rolled towel or blanket under the car seat to ensure proper placement. What?!? It’s extremely wobbly, very difficult to tighten the anchor straps and overall feels and appears very cheap and unsafe. Would not recommend.
Savannah E.
Verified Buyer
Love it
June 3, 2020
It fits my chunky monkey really good love the extra pillow cushions
  • It?s fits great
  • The rear facing its hard to get the seat belt in the buckle it into the car
Harness fighting is VERY hard
April 4, 2020
Harness strap adjuster VERY hard to use. Something is not right and has been that day since day 1
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Favorite seat of 5 we've had.
February 22, 2017
We bought this seat as my son was outgrowing his infant carrier around 16-18 months. I chose this seat based on reviews and dimensions; wanted something lightweight, long-lasting, fit 3 across when necessary. I was a little disappointed in the color as I though this would have more Blue in it. The stock photos now are more true to color, pretty much gray. But we didn't care about that. This seat is the easiest of all the seats we've ever owned or tried to install in any of our 4 vehicles and also my parents'4 vehicles (all different). It installs well rear and forward facing with latch and with seatbelts it is the easiest and quickest of all our carseat installs. Even rear facing in my 3rd row.
My son is now 3 and still very comfortable forward facing in this seat. At 40 inches tall he is still in the 3rd harness strap slots. Plenty of room to grow. We are buying another one for little sister who is about it outgrow her infant carrier seat.
We live out of town so every trip in the car is a minimum 30 minute drive one way. We also travel out of state a lot. The padding on the seat (not counting the extra pillows which we really never used) is very thick and cushy. My kids are always comfortable even after hours in this seat and never complain or have pressure marks.
Head slump is a slight issue when rear facing, but easily fixed by bumping the headrest up an extra notch or 2.
My forward facing son does slump when he falls asleep until he tilts his head up and back against the seat. But he sleeps just fine in it and never seems uncomfortable after he wakes up. Forward facing seats are supposed to sit upright and if you fall asleep sitting up, well, your big ole noggin is gonna slump that's just gravity for you.

We love this seat, for the price, features, engineering design, dimensions and weight, everything. I always recommend this seat when someone is looking for a quality seat that is lightweight and narrow but still comfortable and affordable. Well done.
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Mom 4.
I do not recommend this seat for rear facing.
January 9, 2017
I have tried multiple times to install this seat rear facing with the LATCH system strap. Epic fail every single time. I have only once gotten the seat installed correctly rear facing using the seat belt for the vehicle. Forward facing installs fine but rear is a nightmare.
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Ocean Springs, MS
Okay seat
December 20, 2016
This seat is NOT good for children smaller than about 9 months clothing. Before then the child's shoulders would be below the bottom harness slot, which is not safe for rear facing. Every child should be rea faced for a minimum of 2 years, ideally 4, so even with the later usage, you can still get a lot of life out of this seat.
I bought it for my 2 year old when his Radian XT was close to expiry, and while it is a pain to learn to install properly, speaking with a CPST (check out the safe kids website) and following Car Seats For The Little's Guide to the Guide gave me a great install. My son just surpassed 3 years in this seat, still rearfacing with plenty of room to make it to 4.
It claims it can fit 3 across. This rings true for the second row of my tahoe, but not the third row.
It is fairly comfortable, light weight, and a budget friendly instore option.
In the images, children who aren't mine have stickers on their faces, but the other 3 are mine. 8 year old in a no back booster, 6 year old in a high back booster, 3 year old in the Guide65 Sport rear facing.
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Dori's m.
Austin, TX
I wish I had done my homework before purchasing it
October 16, 2016
It's nice and inexpensive l, I bought it as a second seat in my husband's car but when forward facing there is zero recline and my son falls asleep in it and his head wiggles and he ends up sleeping with his head on his shoulder and wakes up crying when it starts to hurt.
The headrest is thick which is good but the total design makes the headrest push the head forward.
Other than that, the seat is very nice and fells safe but this is a major con for me.
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Canyon lake, TX
Love the car seat Great customer service.
August 29, 2016
Love the car seat and when I had problems with missing pillows I got great customer service with replacement pillows. I highly recommend this brand and car seat.
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Mommy T.
Orlando, Florida
Good car seat for its price
August 23, 2016
We bought this car seat for Grandmas car. My now two year old still uses it rear facing. I love that it is light weight and pretty east to install. We haven't had any issues. The removable cup holder is a nice bonus on longer car rides. I recommend this car seat for older babies and toddlers only because in our car we could not get it to recline enough where I would feel comfortable putting my new born in. Other than that it's great for its price ❤️
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Fresno ca
Good but not so good
July 21, 2016
I used this car seat as a spear in my other car it was all going good but after having it for a year & a half it was extremely dirty! I took it apart which was somewhat easy but after washing it i tried to put it back together and the head rest part was a pain in the but to reinstall...
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Calvert city, KY
Good as back up car seat!
July 20, 2016
We use this as a back up car seat in a 2nd car for our 2 year old..perfect for a one year old but not so much as they get bigger! The cup holder fell off... After washing is hard to keep cover on!!
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Love this seat, and will by again for new baby!
July 15, 2016
We love it. It takes up less space than the Graco Comfort Sport we had for the first 2 kids, yet fits bigger! If we needed to, we could have fit 3 of these across the back seat of our old Nissan Sentry. Easy to adjust & install, seems comfy, easy to remove & replace cover, and fits our budget. Only 2 downsides: the seat cover shrank when I washed it according to the tag, making it difficult to put back on since; there is a big price jump between different fabric options even though the features are identical. I have recommended this seat to anyone who asks for suggestions!
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Bakersfield ca
Good product
July 13, 2016
Good product. Good price. I'm not sure how to take the cover off to clean. So I just clean it with the cover on. I would buy again.
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Stevie g.
So far so good
June 4, 2016
The only issue is the cup holder you slip it over the side of the seat it dont seem sturdy.fills flimsy like it could break if you not to careful with it but that's all i see everything else is great
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Depew, Ny
I would never buy again!
March 24, 2016
Very disappointed! After 1 year of use, the strap in between her legs which tightens the straps shreaded. It no longer tightens or loosens.
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