Throughout the first 10 to 12 years of your child's life, you will need 3 car seats to accommodate them through the various stages of their development. These car seats are designed to protect your child as they grow older, taller and heavier.
During these critical first 10 to 12 years, your child will need the following::
Infant car seat
Toddler car seat
And lastly, the adult seatbelt
In this article, we will explain each stage and why each type of car seat is crucial in keeping your child as safe as possible.
The Cybex Cloud Z2 is the new and improved version of the original Cloud Z. It is an i-Size approved rear facing infant car seat. It can be installed with seatbelt, or it can be installed with the Cybex Base Z2 isofix base. It forms part of the Cybex Platinum Z2-line; with the Cloud Z2 infant seat and Sirona Z2 toddler seat both fitting onto the Base Z2 isofix base. The unique, innovative rotation mechanism of the Base Z2 allows the car seat to be swiveled to the side of the car door for easier entry and exit.
Car seats sold in South Africa adhere to European standards where car seats do not have an expiry date, but rather a recommended lifespan. Each manufacturer has their own guidelines regarding the lifespans on their car seats and their "safe use period". The average lifespan of a car seat is around 5 to 10 years.
The Cybex Anoris T i-Size is THE first seat on the market with built in airbags that deploy in a collision. It is also THE very first forward facing car seat ever made and tested that has scored very well for safety in independent crash testing by ADAC.
In this article, we will give you all the facts so that you can make an informed decision when buying the safest booster seat to suit your budget and lifestyle. We have also written individual, more comprehensive reviews on all our booster seats, which are linked in this article.