The all new for 2012 Recaro Euro convertible car seat is rearing facing 5-35 pounds and then turns around to convert to a forward facing car seat up to 70 pounds. The Euro features Recaro’s famed side impact protection that protects a child’s most vital parts of the body- the head, neck, face, torso, and the pelvis. The Recaro Euro has passed the most stringent safety standards for side impact protection for car seats today. Other safety features found on the Euro are the universal top tether, dual seat belt lockoffs, LATCH system, and EPS foam lining to absorb energy in a crash. Comfort features are the front adjustable harness, EuroShell structure that offers a more comfortable seat, comfort five point harness padding, plush head lining on head restraint, and soft touch cover. The Euro also features a premium rear facing recline lever for a perfect fit for the child when seated in the rear facing position.