Car Seats & Travel / 8 September, 2021 / Christina Walter
Welcome our latest collection of the best new car seats to hit the market with a quick summary of their top highlights. If you’re shopping for your baby’s first car seat or are looking to upgrade, this round-up will help make choosing the right car seat for your child so much easier.
Don’t forget to check out our article The MUST-READ Car Seat Safety Check-List to Keep Your Children Safe if you’re unsure of what to look for.
The BABY-SAFE 3 i-SIZE is with you and your baby from birth up to 15 months. The removable newborn insert and lie-flat technology ensure ultimate levels of ergonomic comfort. The infant carrier is compatible with the FLEX BASE iSENSE, which allows for an easy and quick installation to the car, plus provides an optimised and more ergonomic lying position for your baby.
Incorporating several high-end safety features, the BABY-SAFE 3 i-SIZE will protect your baby in all situations whilst providing convenience and comfort, so you and your little one can enjoy every upcoming journey.
The new generation KIDFIX i-SIZE has been developed in partnership with leading car manufacturers, to give the ultimate car travel safety to your child. It’s equipped with the proven technologies of XP-PAD and SecureGuard for frontal impact protection, whilst the new design SICT protects your child from side collisions.
Carefully placed air ventilation holes aid air circulation to keep your child comfortable for longer.
The Graco Turn2Me offers extended rearward facing from 0-18kg, (approximately birth to 4 years), and forward-facing from 9-18kg (up to 4 years), growing with your little one from baby to child.
The car seat’s high-spec safety features and superb comfort makes the Turn2Me an excellent choice for new parents. For peace of mind, the one-click Isofix with an intuitive rearward/forward-facing locking system means the car seat installs easily and instantly. There’s also the added benefit of an integrated colour-coded indicator and a no re-thread harness so you can always be sure your little one is buckled up correctly.
The seat’s side impact protection ensures the child has powerful head and body protection at every stage of use.
A brilliant choice for Stokke fans looking for a seat to attach to any one of their pushchairs without any need for adaptors. Weighing in at only 4.2 kg, the lightweight Stokke iZi Go Modular X1 by BeSafe baby car seat is easy to install and carry and will be there for your baby from day one.
The seat features advanced force absorbers and side impact protection, an ergonomically designed seat, an adjustable fit headrest, and an integrated canopy with built-in ventilation and plush padding for exceptional comfort and protection.
Rest assured that your baby is safely and comfortably seated for your journeys together; the car seat is developed by trusted Norwegian car seat manufacturer, BeSafe, which has provided Scandinavian safety since 1963.
A brilliant solution for Bugaboo stroller fans. The Bugaboo Turtle Air by Nuna is an ultralight car seat solution for safely transporting your newborn from day one. Designed in collaboration with premium car seat brand Nuna, it offers top comfort for your baby on the road and seamless integration with your Bugaboo pushchair.
If you’re looking to invest in a car seat that will stay in situ and grow with your child, this could be it.
The Silver Cross Motion All Size 360 is a car seat that caters to every age and stage. As your baby grows, newborn inserts can be removed, and eventually, the five-point harness can be stowed neatly away neatly within the seat. There are eight easily adjustable headrest positions so your child can be secured safely and comfortably in both rear-facing and front-facing modes.
The Motion All Size 360 has three recline positions, so you can tilt your baby or child backward to avoid forward slumping during naps. It’s easy to alter the seat’s recline position, as well as adjust the headrest so your growing child is always comfortable.
For those looking for a group 2/3 forward-facing booster seat that can be easily transferable from vehicle to vehicle, the Joie i-Trillo lx is a great choice of car seat.
The Joie i-Trillo lx is a lightweight booster seat that’s easily transferable from vehicle to vehicle, and suitable for forward-facing children only from 100-150cm. Made from plush knit fabrics, the i-Trillo lx is a smart-looking seat, with easy-to-remove, machine-washable covers, so you can keep your booster seat looking box-fresh for years to come.
The Joie i-Trillo is a seat that will grow with your child, and with padded armrests and a memory foam seat pad, it’s one comfortable ride.
Parents have trusted Cybex Pallas car seats for years now, and the Pallas G i-Size marks the next generation of this award-winning series.
The Cybex Pallas G i-Size is a 2-in-1 car seat that grows with your child from toddler to pre-teen with ease. Tested to the UN R129/03 latest standard, the Pallas G i-SIZE is packed full of safety and functionality. With improved technology, ease of use and longevity, this is an excellent choice of car seat for parents or caregivers looking to future-proof.
The Pallas G i-Size represents years of successful innovation and builds upon an almighty track record of impact shield tech, great for parents who have to forward face younger kids.
The Nuna BASE Next is a car seat base made from resilient, shock-absorbing plastics to reduce force and keep babies safe. Compatible with a whole range of Nuna car seats, the Base Next is fitted with a low rebound bar for more legroom, and incorporates True lock™ base installation technology with 13 ISOFIX positions to allow a custom fit for your vehicle. There’s also a button for 360° seat rotation for complete ease.
Compatible with the CARI next, PIPA next, ARRA next and TODL next – the BASE next offers ultimate adaptability as the foundation of the modular NEXT system.
As with the Silver Cross All Motion 360, when you purchase a Nuna TRES lx you won’t need to purchase another car seat… ever! Sounds glorious, doesn’t it?
The Nuna TRES lx is a Group 0+/1/2/3 car seat that offers true longevity, promising to seamlessly follow the transition of your child from toddler to big kid.
What we love about this seat is it gives you the capability to rear-face your child from birth to 4 years of age. We always mention this, but it’s SO important to rearward face as long as you possibly can, and with the TRES lx, it’s easy and comfy for your little one to do so. Once they’ve graduated to the next stage, they can front face from ages 4- 12 years, (group 2/3 booster mode) using the car seat in conjunction with the vehicle’s seat belt and ISO connector.
If you’re looking for a car seat to last from baby to preschool, the iZi Turn i-Size car seat could be for you. This new car seat can be used from approximately six months of age and allows your child to rear-face up until the age of four.
Once your baby starts to morph into a strong-willed toddler, you’ll soon find they can be extremely tricky to get into their car seats. The BeSafe iZi Turn i-Size car seat is designed to rotate 360°, so you can access your little tike front-on. This makes lifting your child in and out of the car super-simple and buckling up so much easier. Trust us.
The Silver Cross Dream i-Size approved infant carrier is suitable for babies measuring 40-85cm (birth to approximately 12 months or 13kg).
The Dream offers your baby the very best in safety and comfort while giving you complete peace of mind. The Dream’s cushioned seat is made from the softest fabrics and together with the seat’s four-layer side impact protection, even the tiniest of babies will feel completely safe and secure on their first journey home.
The car seat has adjustable and removable newborn inserts made from breathable natural bamboo fabric with thermo-regulating properties to keep your child warm and dry. What’s interesting is that bamboo fabric is also anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic, so it promises to look after the most sensitive of baby skin.
Maxi Cosi has introduced the new 360 Family rotating car seat system, which promises to be the ultimate travel solution for busy parents juggling family life.
Maxi-Cosi’s family of rotating car seats are suitable from birth up to 4 years and are designed to help parents get their children into their car seats quickly and easily as the needs of their children evolve.
The FamilyFix 360 base allows for quick and easy installation of the Pebble 360, Pearl 360 and Coral 360 car seats. The convenient, one-handed mechanism of the rotating base makes life simpler for parents when getting their child in and out of the car up until the age of four. Pebble 360 can be used from birth to approximately 15 months, Pearl 360 can be used from birth up to 4 years and the Coral 360 from birth up to approx. 12 months.
Maxi-Cosi has developed a new type of car seat that offers a highly comfortable 157° near lie-flat reclined position, the best in comfort for your baby.
The Marble also comes with many convenient features and the adjustable headrest and the harness height is available in eight positions, so it’s a car seat that will grow with your baby, ensuring increased comfort for a longer period of time. For the ultimate in comfort, there’s also extra soft padding and a removable newborn inlay, meaning the Marble is ready for use for your very first trip home from the hospital.
The car seat is equipped with an ultra-protective XL sun canopy with a peekaboo window, so parents can check up on their little one whenever they want.
Newborns need to sleep as much as possible in the best possible position, and that’s why Maxi-Cosi invented the first R129-approved car cot: Jade.
Thanks to its 180° flat sleeping position, babies can travel and sleep at the same time, all day, every day, in the healthiest and safest way. With Jade, you can take your baby with you during long-distance family trips and during day-to-day activities, safely and without waking up baby.
Easily slide the car cot from any compatible Maxi-Cosi pushchair onto the ISOFIX FamilyFix3 base in the car, without having to wake your baby.
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