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"Easy to fit and comfortable…"
Really impressed with this. It was pretty straight forward to fit and is comfortable for small and bigger children.Read moreLess
"Easy to use ERF seat with great features…"
We bought this for our daughter a year ago and although it was expensive it is worth it. The swivel feature makes loading and unloading very easy and it is easy to use - only one hand required unlike the Britax Dualfix (which we also have) where you def need two hands to rotate the seat.
The covers, including the shoulder pads are easy to remove and wash well, essential when you have a travel sick toddler. It reclines so my daughter looks comfortable and it is easy to adjust the height of the headrest and straps. There's little magnetic areas that hold the harness out of the way when you're putting the child in the seat and this means you don't have to fish them out from behind his / her back.
Disadvantages are that it is heavy (but this is common to all car seats) and may limit how far back the driver or passenger seat can be positioned which could be an issue in a small car or with a tall person. However, we found that this seat gave the maximum legroom for my 6'5 husband when we looked at the options on the market in Spring 2014.
Would definitely recommend this seat.Read moreLess
"Just upgraded to a sirona Plus…"
I absolutely love this carseat and so does my daughter. I have the Sirona Plus and have highly recommended this seat to my friends and its a must buy if you have isofix. You can't put a price on your child safety and this is worth every penny!Read moreLess
"Fantastic ERF seat, very roomy too…"
Lovely seat that's easy to fit and very comfortable even for a bigger child.Read moreLess
"I love it…"
I am a bit of a car seat addict, constantly upgrading, but this seat is here to stay. I absolutely love it. It is extremely easy to install, follow the video or written instructions and you can check each step was correctly fitted because little red tags turn green when you get it right . This helps you feel quite confident that the seat has been fitted correctly. As an RF it takes up a bit of space but no more than other RF seats. The swivel function is great, very easy to use and the same handle reclines the seat (the seat fully reclines which is great for sleeping babies). I have recommended this seat to all my friends. The only possible drawback is that it is quite heavy and not easy to take with you travelling.Read moreLess
"Easy to use extended rear facing seat…"
On looking at extended rear facing seats they all seemed bulky and difficult to use apart from this one. It fits easily in my small car and it rotates so it's really easy to get my child into the seat, even when he's having a tantrum! It's obviously comfortable as he can sleep in it for 2 hours when it's reclined. It's also easy to move between cars because of the built in isofix points. An expensive seat but worth it.Read moreLess
"Easy to use and appears comfortable…"
I love this seat, carrying DD in the infant carrier was almost impossible by the time she was 10 months. This seat is good from 6 months.
It is really handy to be able to leave it swivelled round to the side so when you get back to the car, it is ready to put baby straight in. The harness clips stick to the side with little magnets to keep them out the way, they have thought of everything.
DD has slept most of a few 3 hour drives recently so she is obviously comfortable.
I'm not sure how much she can see at the moment, it has quite big wings round her head - I think it will be fine when she is a bit older though (only 17mo atm).
I also like the fact it goes forward facing so if she starts kicking up a fuss about being read facing when she is 3, I have the option to turn her round.Read moreLess
I love this seat. I was really interested in buying an ERF after reading up on it and the Cybex Sirona was a clear winner in my books.
I preferred the clean, slick look for the Sirona over the offerings of other companies such as Britax, and the simplicity of the Sironas features such as: the fully adjustable straps and head rest without the need to retread the straps manually, the side swivel is such a time saver and I've had a 3 year old in my Sirona rear facing comfortably, with plenty of leg room. It's the best £375 I've ever spent!!Read moreLess
2 people found this review helpful.
Ok so this car seat is on the expensive side BUT it is worth it. Firstly there is no need to get one group 0 seat and a group 1 seat after 1 year and secondly baby /toddler can stay rear facing for longer which is the safest way for them to travel. Our car's back seat has a bigger slope to it than most and having had issues with our first car seat purchase we returned to the store to get a new one. The issue being that the slope ended up with the seat being too upright for our newborn. This was the only car seat which reclined sufficiently in our car. It has multiple positions and is easy to spin towards the door for easy of getting baby in and out. The cushion for forward facing travel is the most innovative design I have seen and looks comfortable and safe whilst preventing toddlers escaping the seat straps. The seat has an additional side impact protection arm for added safety. I have the orange and cream version of this seat (names 'autumn gold' by cybex) and the material is soft and comfortable against baby's skin whilst remaining supportive. All in all I can't speak highly enough of this seat. Please note that the seat cannot be removed for the baby to be carried to /from the car in the seat so if you need to do this then this isn't the seat for you but I must say I found that given the weight of most seats most mums stop doing this within a few months anyway and the benefits of this seat far outweigh this minor drawback.Read moreLess
1 person found this review helpful.
"Most awesome seat ever!!…"
I don't own it yet, but I just read on this blog - http://site.pishposhbaby.com/blog/2014/05/26/cybex-sirona-car-seat-coming-soon/ - that it's coming to the USA! I'm going to preorder it asap. Thanks for the great reviews.Read moreLess
"Brilliant. Just brilliant…"
Having established that rear facing was the way to go once LO outgrew the new born baby seat we set off to test the lot. Luckily there's a shop in MK where you can do just that. Having ploughed through a mountain of them we opted to try this. It was by far the most expensive but blew the other away instantly.
The genius of this seat is pretty self explanatory when you see it. It swivels. So when you put in or take out your LO the seat is facing out at the door. Once they're in and strapped you hold a lever and twist it 90 degrees and they're rear facing. It clicks into place, so you know it's locked rearwards and it can be reclined. Your LO could bear a brief resemblance to Dr Evil a they swivel around in the chair mind you.
The swivel functionality makes getting your LO in and out of the car a doodle, which isn't always the case, especially for rear facing and especially if like us your car has a sloping back roof. You can even swivel it in either direction, meaning that if you are in the back with them you can take them out your side just as easily.
The seat is reasonably easy to fit. There are no tether straps, belts or similar braces you get with several other rear facing seats. It does need isofix though, and has a leg, so to speak, that rests on the footwell floor. It can be turned to front facing (although this needs to be done with the child out as a safety feature it won't go 180 degrees with them in it) although as there is no age/weight when the seat requires you to do this I don't know why you would.
The downsides: it's quite bulky and heavy , so may not fit all cars and a pain to move between them. It's also stupidly expensive. Rear facing seats tend to be a bit more, and this one's at the top of the pack (£400 a year ago and seems to be rising) but IMO worth it.Read moreLess
2 people found this review helpful.