Re: Convertable seat w/biggest torso height under $170
The Britax Roundabout 50 Classic is the tallest Britax seat; and possibly the cheapest since you can find it around $100 on sale. It's not a high weight limit seat, so it won't last most kids for a long time, but it (and it's Marathon Classic counterpart) have lasted my DS to age 4 RF, even with the low weight limit (he's about 25th percentile for weight). I think that there are more versatile seats out there (as far as size limits go), so it may not be a seat that works for everyone. It just happens to be what we have and works well for us. The Britax 70 seats are at least 1" shorter, so even with a higher weight limit they don't really last much longer...and definitely not for a tall or long-torso kid.
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