This post is sponsored by Cars.com. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
There is a huge difference in shopping for a car when you don’t have kids and when you do. There are a lot of factors to consider every time your family grows.
Top priority for my husband and I on our last car purchase?
Can you fit three carseats in a row?
When you add little ones to your vehicle, it really makes a difference in the deciding factors for purchasing a vehicle, whether you are buy new or used.
Here are some tips if you are looking for a new car and have little ones in car seats.
Do your research. There are as many makes and models of car seats as there are cars! It is very helpful to know what kind of car seat you will be using or need before beginning you car hunt. Look for a car seat that will grow with your child. Bring the car seat with you and put it in the car you are considering purchasing.
Cars.com has a rating for every make and model with their car seat check. Head to their site to find out how your currant or dream car rates. Or to find out which car made the honor roll in their 2017 Car Seat Check!
Know your car seat laws. Did you know that every state has it’s own laws about car seats? Some states require children to be rear facing until they are 2 years olds. Educate yourself on your state car seat laws before beginning your car seat and car hunt.
Take advantage of a car seat technician and Cars. com. Whether you are installing a car seat for the first time or sixth time it can be a challenge to install the car seat correctly. Cars.com has trained Car Seat Technicians ready to help you install your car seat correctly at anytime. Check their site for easy tutorials for installation.
Our children are our most precious things in the world! Their safety are worth the extra time and research.