Make sure you use a car seat that fits your child’s current size and age. Not all car seats fit in all vehicles. … Test the car seat you plan to buy to make sure it fits well in your vehicle. Buy a car seat that can be installed and used correctly every time.
Does my car seat have to be I-size?
‘i-size’ is a new EU safety regulation for child car seats (ECE R129). … R129 and R44 run side by side, so parents can choose whether to buy and use child car seats that meet R44. 04 or R129 (i-size seats). You do not need to swap your current seat(s) for i-size ones, unless you wish to do so.
Do all car seats fit the same base?
Car seat bases experience fitting issues the same as any other car seat, and it is important that you check your base is compatible with your vehicle before you use it.
What size car seat do I need?
A QUICK GUIDE TO THE RIGHT SIZE SEAT
|Group||Child’s weight*||Child’s height¹|
|0+ and 1||Birth – 18kg/40lb||40 – 105cm|
|0+, 1, 2 and 3||Birth – 36kg/79lb||40 – 150cm|
|1||9 – 18kg/20 – 40lb||85 – 105cm|
|1 and 2||9 – 25kg/20 – 55lb||85 – 150cm|
Do Isofix car seats fit all cars?
Isofix seats will not fit in every car with Isofix points. As with any child car seat, follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully. Isofix cars have Isofix slots hidden behind the rear seats, in the joint between the back of the seat and the seat cushion. … Push the connectors into the Isofix slots in the car seat.
What’s the difference between Isofix and I-size?
The key benefits of i-Size-standard seats are that they can be fitted to most ISOFIX systems and they provide increased support for the child’s head and neck. … An i-Size seat also allows your child to stay rear-facing for much longer (up to 15 months in a rearward-facing baby seat).
Do all Graco car seats fit all Graco bases?
Are all Graco car seat bases compatible? No, all Graco car seat bases are not compatible with all Graco car seats. Bases must be in the same “family” to be compatible with a car seat. For example, a base with SnugRide SnugLock in the name will be compatible with a car seat with SnugRide SnugLock in its title as well.
Do all infant car seats need a base?
Infant car seat installation without the base (seat only)
Typically, you don’t need the base to properly use your car seat — it’s just a convenience. To install without the base, just thread the seat belt through the grooves on the side of the seat and tighten in the same manner as above.
What is the weight and age for car seats?
Children aged six months up to four years must use a rear-facing or forward-facing child car seat with an inbuilt harness. Children aged four years up to seven years must use a forward-facing child car seat with an inbuilt harness or a booster seat with an adult lap-sash seatbelt or child safety harness.
Should Isofix Base be flat on seat?
If you have an Isofix car seat, you will have either a support leg, a top tether or both. With the support leg, you must ensure it sits firmly on the floor, isn’t lifting the seat up and isn’t resting on underfloor storage, as this could make it less effective in a crash.