Frequent question: Do Britax car seats have ISOFIX?

Britax will provide ISOFIX compatibility on a range of child restraints. Only rear facing infant restraints and forward facing child restraints that are suitable up to approximately 4 years of age are permitted to have the capability of ISOFIX compatibility.

Does the Britax Romer have ISOFIX?

At Britax Römer we are dedicated to your child’s safety. That’s why we were involved in the first legislation for the requirement of child car seats, ECE R44, and developed the first ISOFIX car seat to make installation easy and intuitive.

Can you put an ISOFIX car seat in a car without ISOFIX?

Does my car have to have ISOFIX? If you’re looking at an ISOFIX base then yes. Some car seat bases do give the option of installing them with just a seatbelt making it non-ISOFIX, yet still allowing you to use the click and go system.

Does any car seat fit any ISOFIX base?

Not all ISOFIX bases fit all car seats

To use the ISOFIX booster seat, you first need to purchase an ISOFIX base. The base stays firmly fixed onto the car and does not move with you. Ensure you get a compatible base!

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What is the difference between ISOFIX and Isofit?

Be aware that Isofit and Isofix are not the same thing. 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.

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.

Can you use Maxi Cosi car seat without ISOFIX?

If you don’t have ISOFIX you can use a seat belt installed car seat. Make sure you know how to guide the belt correctly and pull the car seat belt tight. Pull the car seat’s safety harness tight. If you can just slip one finger between the harness and your child’s chest, it’s tight enough.

Can you use the Maxi Cosi Pearl without ISOFIX?

No, that is not allowed. The Pearl is ONLY suitable for installation together with the FamilyFix and to the ISOFIX anchor points in the car.

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