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Advice on what high-back booster seat to get please

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emilycleo Thu 08-May-14 11:49:16

My daughter turns 4 next month. She is quite tall but not heavy, probably around 15kg which I think is the minimum weight for the next stage car seat - the high back booster. But she is growing out of her Group 1 toddler seat.
I have been holding out moving her up for safety reasons because she isn't that heavy but now I think its time to get her a new seat.

Any advice on which one to get? Safety and comfort are the most important criteria for me, not expense. I have been looking at the Britax Kidfix but happy to consider any really.


nocheeseinhouse Thu 08-May-14 13:49:25

We have a kidfix in GM car, and it's fine. The only problem is if you cannot remove your headrests. I'm looking for a HBB, as my son is 5 1/2, and has to grow out of his TWE one day! I joined the Which? free trial, and have decided to go for the Cybex solution q-fix.

I've fallen out with Britax for using Mothercare only for the Kidfix SICT XP, and the failures of the xtensafix. I think they're putting profit before safety. Also, my car can't have the headrests removed, and the cybex (according to their fit-checker) fits my car.

emilycleo Thu 08-May-14 16:28:56

Thank you so much that's really helpful.

Artandco Thu 08-May-14 16:31:07

The cybex ones are very safe or the concord transformer xt

PolterGoose Sat 10-May-14 08:59:43

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ihearttc Sat 10-May-14 17:08:55

We looked at the Kidfix as well but have got the Recaro Monza Seatfix. It's a fantastic seat-really secure in the car and feels very solid.

We had a Maxi Cosi Rodi for DS1 but wanted to get an Isofix one this time and the Rodifix didn't fit in our car. However after using the Recaro one for a few months and seen how good it is I probably would have gone for one of those over the Rodifix anyway.

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