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Babies"R"Us Tip: Also high on the top contender list of convertible car seats is the Britax Marathon, winner of the 2006 Consumer Reports Best Luxury Car Seat. The Britax Marathon has comfy features like addition of EPS foam for additional head protection and a padded harness. Though you'll have to spend over $250 at most retailers to get the Marathon, you do have the additional benefit of a 65 pound weight limit to ensure you'll be able to use this seat well past the toddler years.