COST EVALUATION FOR NINE FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE STANDARDS. VOLUME V: FMVSS 213 (CHILD SEATING SYSTEMS)

A program was conducted to determine the cost and weight of several popular infant and child seats. The seats were purchased, torndown to basic components, cost and manufacturing processing methods applied to derive variable cost, specimens photographed and costs extended by use of the Macro-Analysis Method to develop Wholesale and Consumer Cost. Consumer cost varied for infant seats from $20.00 to $26.50 and the weight varied from 1.5 to 8.8 pounds. Consumer cost of the child seat varied from $40.97 to $49.95 and the weight varied from 8.8 pounds to 10.8 pounds.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 4, PB80-196231 and Volume 6, PB80-196199. Also available in set of 6 reports PC E15, PB80-196199.
  • Corporate Authors:

    De Lorean Motor Company

    280 Park Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10010

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • HARVEY, M R
    • LESCZHIK, J A
    • McLean, R F
  • Publication Date: 1979-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 74 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00318412
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-805-319
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-8-02015
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 8 2002 12:00AM