What is the difference between the Britax Max Way and Max Way Plus?
Both seats use the same shell and last the same long time rear facing. Both have passed the Plus Test and provide the same great safety. The only differences are shoulder pads, styrofoam in the head support and SICT. MW Plus has a slightly larger styrofoam piece in the head rest as seen in photos without fabric.
What age is Britax car seat for?
BRITAX INFANT CAR SEATS Fit children from birth to 35 pounds (15.9 kgs), are rear-facing only, and offer the convenience of transporting sleeping baby from car to stroller and back again.
Can I use Britax Romer without Isofix?
The seat is approved for use in all vehicles that meet ECE R14 and R16 regulations. Any Isofix car seat must use the Isofix anchorage points including the top tether or foot support and the vehicle’s handbook must state that the car is suitable for “Universal Isofix child seats”.
Why extended rear-facing is important?
A rear-facing car seat will absorb most of the crash forces and supports the head, neck and spine. When children ride forward-facing, their heads – which for toddlers are disproportionately large and heavy – are thrown forward, possibly resulting in spine and head injuries.
How do you know when your child has outgrown car seat?
A child has outgrown the infant seat when either of the following happens:
- the top of their head is less than an inch from the top of the seat when buckled in.
- they’ve reached the weight limit, which is typically 30 to 35 pounds.
Is there an alternative to ISOFIX?
Maxi-Cosi, the popular European child car seat maker, makes the Cabriofix. The company created the Cabriofix car seat as an affordable alternative to its ISOfix-only products. The Cabriofix offers click-and-go installation, a comfortable padded seat, a smooth rocking function, and side-impact protection.
When should a car seat be forward-facing?
2 years old
Forward-facing car seat: Once your child has outgrown the larger rear-facing car seat – and is at least 2 years old – they can move to a forward-facing car seat with a 5-point harness.
What does plus tested mean for car seats?
The test is voluntary, meaning no car seat is required to take it. Instead, car seat manufacturers opt into the test, to prove their seats are some of the safest on the market, even safer than i-size. Given the extremely strict and vigorous test circumstances, only a few seats have passed the Plus Test.
What does Swedish plus tested mean?
Swedish Plus Test – The toughest crash-test in the world The Swedish Plus – an optional test was founded in 2009 to encourage manufacturers of child car seats to develop safer seats as a result of concern that European seats were not crash tested to a sufficient standard to be sold in Sweden.