All i-Size car seats are ISOFIX compatible, so if you have an ISOFIX compatible car, you’ll be able to attach your new i-Size car seat more securely, whether through an accompanying base or directly (make sure to check whether your chosen car seat requires a separate base).
Is I-size the same as ISOFIX?
‘i-size’ is a new EU safety regulation for child car seats (ECE R129). It was introduced in July 2013 to make child car seats easier to fit, provide better protection from side impacts and keep children rearward-facing for longer. i-size only applies to Isofix seats.
Does an ISOFIX base fit all car seats?
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.
Do car seats have to be I-size?
Currently no. i-Size only covers car seats for children up to 105cm tall (around 4 years). However, car seats for older children are likely to form part of a later phase of the new regulations.
What is an i-Size seating position?
i-Size seats require children to be rear facing to at least 15 months old, a point when a child’s neck is stronger and more able to cope with the forces applied during an impact when facing forward.
Do toddler car seats need a base?
Convertible car seats are used from birth until your child outgrows a car seat. This means that you can get more use out of your investment. They can be used in forward-facing or in rear-facing positions, depending on the weight of your child. … They do not have bases and are not easily moved from one car to another.
How do I know if my car seat is compatible with my car?
How to Safely Match a Car Seat with Your Car
- Research the car seat in person. Go to the store and ask the sales clerk if you can test the floor model in your vehicle. …
- Visit a car seat check event. …
- Read the instruction manual. …
- Make sure your understand their car’s installation. …
- Be mindful of rear-facing seat angles.
What car seats are compatible with Isofix?
- Arra (2)
- Cybex Cloud Z (2)
- Cybex Sirona S2 (2)
- Cybex Sirona Z (2)
- Joie Baby i-Traver (2)
- Spin (2)
- Titan (2)
- Trillo (2)
Are Isofix bases Universal UK?
Are all ISOfix bases the same? The ISOfix bases look similar in style but are all different. They all have the ISOfix points to attach to the car’s ISOfix anchorage points.
Do you need ISOFIX base by law?
Children of 12 years old or taller than 135cm do not need to use a child seat. Before this age or height they must do by law. Child seats must be fitted either using ISOFIX mountings or a diagonal seat belt strap. For smaller children, a highback booster seat is recommended.
What is the difference between ISOFIX and Isofit?
Isofit seats still makes use of the vehicle’s Isofix anchor points but, unlike Isofix, uses the vehicle’s built-in three-point seatbelt to restrain the child rather than the five-point belt built in to Isofix seats.
What means ISOFIX?
In a nutshell ISOFIX means “International Standards Organisation Fix”. ISOFIX is the top-class level of car seat safety on the market at the moment to ensure your car seat is secured safely and properly.
What is Maxi Cosi I-size?
The Maxi-Cosi Kore i-Size is suitable for children between 100 and 150 cm and offers the upmost comfort as it grows with your child both in height and width. Kore i-Size meets the highest and latest i-Size safety standards. Its open design makes getting in and out the seat and buckling up very easy for children.
Are Isize car seats safer?
i-Size car seats are considered to be the safest, with improved head and neck protection. That’s because: Side-impact crash test results are assessed as part of the i-Size standard. i-Size safety tests are completed using advanced Q-dummies, which have more sensors than the dummies used for the R44 test.