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Cybex q-fix or x2-fix?

(3 Posts)
nocheeseinhouse Sun 29-Jun-14 21:19:33

Does anyone have any ideas about the difference between these two seats? As far as I can tell, it's the air circulation in the cover, and the width fitting. And £30! So... is the q-fit worth £30 more than the solution x2?

TIA

EmGee Fri 04-Jul-14 21:46:08

The q-fix is the newer model (replacing the x2...I think). It expands outwards as well as upwards to accommodate a growing child.

I'm thinking of getting it but steeply priced at 190 quid. Anyone know how long Cybex seats last for? I know Britax have a ten year life whereas Maxi-Cosi is only five years. Not as keen spending almost 200 quid if it will need replacing in five years!!

nocheeseinhouse Sun 06-Jul-14 10:11:15

I'm just not too sure whether the average child does enough expanding outwards to make £30 worthwhile? My child is tall and skinny, so the fact that it's assumed the expand outwards as they expand upwards may not be a good thing? (A bit like getting boots for me- having enormously long feet does not mean I have fatter calves than people with smaller feet!)

But, if DC is in it until 12, then that's £5 year extra to possibly make him more comfy? Hmmm....

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