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Evenflo Triumph LX Overview
The Triumph LX is an extremely reasonably priced convertible car seat with modes for both front-facing and rear-facing. Parents can use the car seat to safely bring their baby home from the hospital until roughly the age of two. In the rear-facing mode, weights from five to 40 pounds are accommodated, with a height between 19 and 37 inches.
Weights between 22 and 65 pounds are accommodated in the forward-facing mode, with a height between 28 and 50 inches. The minimum age recommended for this mode is one year. The Triumph LX is extremely easy to install, with good ratings in crash tests. The quality of the car set offers parents the assurance necessary to know the child is safe.
Evenflo Triumph LX Video Overview
Evenflo Triumph LX Specs
Evenflo Triumph LX Specifications
Rear-facing option for children 19 to 37 inches in height or five to 40 pounds
Maximum harness height of 16 inches
Front-facing option for children 28 to 50 inches in height a minimum of one year
Minimum harness height of seven inches
Base width is 14.5 inches
Made in the United States
Approved by the FAA for airline use
Energy absorbent, durable EPP foam
Two positions for buckling the crotch strap
Weight of the Triumph LX is 18 pounds
Widest point of the external width is 20 inches
The two cup holders are integrated
Infinite Slide harness system
The depth of the car seat is 13 inches
Internal height is 23 inches
Seven and nine-inch positions for the crotch strap
Evenflo Triumph LX Features
Since fine motor skills are not necessary to make an adjustment, this car seat is an exceptional option for caregivers or parents with mobility issues. Parents will also discover it is easier to secure the child since one hand remains free.
Despite looking as though the harness slides to the very top of the slits, the harness is prevented from reaching the very top by the internal track. The Infinite Slide prevents the harness from going past the last one-half inch. The harness can be loosened easily simply by pushing the grey lever down. The slack from the hips can then be pulled out.
Red tabs are located at the top, sliding in an upward or downward direction. This allows the harness to rest easily on the shoulders of the child. One the child is buckled in, the knob is turned in a counter-clockwise direction.
Evenflo has ensured the position of the crotch buckle can be changed easily. The crotch buckle can be moved simply by twisting the webbing for the buckle. The buckle then slides either backward or forward on the plastic track until the desired position is reached.
Who is the Evenflo Triumph LX Most Suitable for?
The car seat is appropriate for children between five and 65 pounds. Parents can use the Triumph LX safely until the child is approximately two. The weight of the child determines if the rear-facing or forward-facing mode is the most suitable option.
What is Included with the Evenflo Triumph LX?
The car seat includes the elastic cup holders, bottom and top pads, and connector guides for the lower anchors. Evenflo offers a nice selection of optional accessories for the Triumph LX.
Pros and Cons of the Evenflo Triumph LX
Evenflo Triumph LX Installation
Tutorial video links are listed below for general, front-facing, and rear-facing options.
Evenflo Triumph LX Manufacturer's Manual
The manufacturer's link for the Triumph LX manual is:
Evenflo Triumph LX vs Evenflo Symphony
Both of these Evenflo models are convertible car seats, but each offers different benefits and advantages for children and parents. Let’s go through each:
Both the Symphony and Triumph LX provide a rear-facing mode for children between five and 40 pounds. Both models also provide the forward-facing mode for children between 22 and 65 pounds. The difference with the Symphony is the car seat can be converted into a booster seat with a high back for children between 40 and 110 pounds. The Triumph LX also has the capability of being used as a booster without the high back.
Both the Triumph LX and Symphony have been tested for side impact protection. Both models decrease the impact force of the crash a maximum of 50 percent. Additional comfort and safety are provided for the child with either model due to the foam liner capable of absorbing energy. Both car seats have been shown to meet or exceed the standards of the Federal Crash Test for impact.
Uninstalling either of the car seats is easy because both include the quick connector latch. Both models also include the infinite five-point slide harness providing upfront adjustments for the harness, and a multi-position recline. This means the parents will be able to place or remove their child from both models simply and easily.
The child will appreciate the comfort provided by the numerous reclining positions. Both models offer a headrest adjustable with just one hand. Growing children are accommodated to ensure the correct fit. The Symphony and Triumph LX also come with a pillow for the head and body for extra support and comfort. This is extremely important for smaller babies.
Both car seats include a car seat pad parents can safely place in the washing machine. The pad makes cleaning up sticky messes much easier. The cupholders are located on either side of the armrests in both models to ensure the child has easy access to favorite drinks and snacks.
The cost of the Symphony is a little higher than the Triumph LX, although still affordable. It is important to mention the price of both models changes occasionally. The exact pricing is dependent on the specific retailer.
The Bottom Line
The Evenflo Triumph LX is an excellent car seat for families wanting a simple to use, convertible, comfortable and safe seat for their child. Not only is the pricing extremely affordable, but the Triumph LX is one of the most attractive car seats currently available. The front and rear-facing options enable the parents to use the same car seat until the child is approximately two years of age.
If your child is tall, the rear-facing position is still appropriate for roughly two years. The car seat is manufactured in the United Staes, and extremely sturdy. The Triumph LX is well padded to ensure the comfort of the child.
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The car seat offers a nice variety of features for safety, comfort, and even traveling on an airplane. The results from crash tests have been good. Parents looking for a quality car seat will be pleased with the Triumph LX.
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