- Safety – 5 point harness (2 shoulder straps, 2 waist straps & 1 in-between the legs)
- Durability of the baby car seat. Ideally if you intend to have two kids, you’d want it to last for atleast 7-9 years.
- Ease of use and portability of child car seats.
- Value for money – Car Seats are generally planned purchases. So, you can buy one during festive discounts to trim costs or buy as a combo offer.
- Installation process – ease of installing & removing is critical.
- Adjustable straps – infants grow at the blink of the eye. Ensure the car seat lasts at least for 4-5 years.
1) R For Rabbit – Jack n Jill Grand
- India’s first Convertible Car Seat which can be used from 0-7 years and can hold upto 25kgs (in weight). The Infant Car Seat can be used for toddlers 0-2 years – Group 0 in Rear Facing position. Most others available in the market are either 0-2years – Group 1, 2-5 years – Group 2, 4-7years - Group 3. Jack N Jill Gran can be used for children of all ages upto 7 years. And hence, among the leading Top 5 Convertible Car Seats In India 2019.
- Can be used as Rear Facing or Forward Facing.
- RForRabbit products meets or exceeds European Standards. ECE R44/04 Certified for Safety.
- 4 position recline for optimal position of the spine and a peaceful nap. 5 point safety harness.
- Side Padding / cushioning for protection and comfort.
2) Chicco – Gro Up 123 Baby Car Seat
- Chicco is an embodiment of quality and sturdiness. Great cushioning.
- Weighs 9 kgs & can hold from 9-36 kgs. Designed from Group 1/2/3. Not Group 0 (under 9 kgs)
- 3D breathable fabric designed for comfort with padded side wings.
- ECE r44/04 approved
- ‘Gro Up’ grows with your child since it’s the headrest is adjustable
- Priced at Rs.19,900. Great quality but fairly expensive for a Car Seat. Good convertible car seat for Toddlers.
3) Graco – High back Turbo Booster Car Seat
- Suitable for children weighing –13 kgs-45kgs or 38-45 inches.
- The seat is sturdy and is long-lasting. Well padded armrests with integrated cup holders and storage (for small games and toys).
- Fully adjustable head-rest with open loops belt guide for your child to self-buckle.
- Weighs only 4 kgs but can hold upto 45kgs.
- Priced at Rs. 8,880 Graco is engineered to meet or exceed standards. Good convertible car seat for toddlers.
4) MeeMee – Car Seat Cum CarryCot With Thick Cushioned Seat
- Can be used from 1-4 years
- Ideal convertible car seat for infants
- Adjustable seat & 1 reclining position for comfort (unlike many which have 3-point reclining system).
- 5-point harness.
- Unique pitch control system that controls the forward movement of the child.
- Side padding and chest pads for extra comfort & safety.
- Can be installed easily.
5) LuvLap – Convertible Sports Car Seat
- Certified as per European Standard (ECER44/04)
- Ideal for 0-18kgs baby, both Rearward and Forward facing installation
- Suitable for Group 0 (0-15 months) and Group 1 (9 months to 3 years) baby.
- 3 position reclining system for better sleep.
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