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.
- See also Volume 4, PB80-196231 and Volume 6, PB80-196199. Also available in set of 6 reports PC E15, PB80-196199.
De Lorean Motor Company280 Park Avenue
New York, NY USA 10010
Washington, DC USA 20590
- HARVEY, M R
- LESCZHIK, J A
- McLean, R F
- Publication Date: 1979-11
- Pagination: 74 p.
- TRT Terms: Analysis; Child restraint systems; Components; Consumer protection; Consumers; Cost estimating; Costs; Estimates; Federal assistance programs; Federal government; Infants; Motor vehicles; Passenger vehicles; Safety equipment; Seats; Standards; Statistical analysis; Weight
- Uncontrolled Terms: Cost analysis; Federal programs
- Old TRIS Terms: Weight mass
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Finance; Highways; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment; I91: Vehicle Design and Safety;
- 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