The Graco Size4Me 65 and the Graco Nautilus 65 are both convertible car seats designed to be used by your child as they grow. Being around a similar price it can be difficult to know which one you should choose.
We have looked at the main features of both the Graco Size4Me 65 and the Graco Nautilus 65 to see which one comes out on top.
Both the Graco Size4Me 65 and the Graco Nautilus 65 have energy absorbing foam built into the lining of the seat, giving your child extra protection from any impacts. Both models also feature the brand’s SafeSeat engineering, which gives the seats added side impact protection
The Graco Size4Me can be used in a rear facing position for infants from 4 lbs to 40 lbs and forward facing from 20 lbs to 65 lbs using a 5 point harness. The Graco Nautilus can only be used forward facing for children from 22 lbs to 65 lbs but converts to a booster and backless booster for children up to100 lbs.
The Graco Size4Me 65 and the Graco Nautilus 65 are not particularly compact or lightweight due to their extended use functions, with the Graco Size4Me weighing 19.34 lbs and the Graco Nautilus weighing 20.52 lbs.
The dimensions of the Graco Size4Me are 26 by 22.3 by 19.3 inches which will take up a extra room in the front when placed in a rear facing position and you may struggle with space on the back seats of smaller cars. The Graco Nautilus measures 28 by 20 by 18 inches.
Both the Graco Size4Me 65 and the Graco Nautilus 65 have adjustable padded headrests so your child can be comfortable as they grow. The Graco Size4Me features removable cushioned inserts for the body and the head so your smaller child will be just as snug in their seat.
Both models feature a cup holder so your child always has their drink within reach and they both have a 3 position recline feature so your child can be at the perfect angle. The Graco Nautilus benefits from having contoured armrests that will give added comfort to your older child.
Ease of Use
The Graco Nautilus 65 and the Graco Size4Me 65 both have removable seat cushions that can be machine washed for easy cleaning and convenience. The two car seats have a harness and headrest adjust feature that allows you to adjust both the harness and headrest simultaneously.
Both the Size4Me 65 and the Nautilus 65 are easy to install in your car, with the Size4Me 65 having the benefit of a one second Latch attachment that lets you know it’s installed correctly. The Nautilus 65 has designated seat belt threading slots to help you.
After analyzing the features of the Graco Size4Me 65 and the Graco Nautilus 65 we think the better car seat is the Graco Nautilus 65. It has the benefit of being used by your child for longer as it can grow further with them than the SIze4Me 65.
The Size4Me is still a good choice for a smaller child but doesn’t have the benefit of being converted into a booster for older children. The Nautilus 65 also has extra comfort features and will take up less room in your vehicle.
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