What are I size car seats?
What are I size car seats?

Whats the difference between I-size and Isofix?

ISOFIX isn't a size of seat, it's a way of fitting your child's seat safely and securely to your car. While using an ISOFIX capable child seat is voluntary, i-Size will be a mandatory system to insure your child is sitting in the correct seat for their height.

Are Isize car seats better?

'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.

What does it mean I-size?

i-size seats are based on the child's height rather than weight. i-size uses the child's height to determine if the seat fits the child, rather than their weight. So, it's important to check that your child's height is within the range of the seat.

Can I fit 3 child seats in a car?

The space across the back seat, being the first. If you have 3 equal seat spaces, then you are in with a chance. When fitting 3 CRS's side by side, both size and combination will impact whether a fit is achieved or not.

Do you need an Isize car seat?

i-Size now legally requires car seats to ensure side impact protection.

Are all car seat covers the same size?

When we say size matters, we're talking specifically about the fit. There are a lot of generic one-size-fits-all car seat cover options out there. There's a chance the dealer might even try to sell you one some. Now while these can somewhat protect your car, they aren't great at it.

Is I-size a legal requirement?

i-Size now legally requires car seats to ensure side impact protection.

How do I know what size car seat covers to buy?

Typically the seat covers will have a size listed in the description. Hunt down this number. Usually it's about 60" x 30" and is listed under the description or the specifications.

Are I size 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.