Britax Römer Dualfix review
The Britax DualFix car seat has passed the regulatory tests required by the ECE R44/04 standard to be sold as suitable for children from birth to when they weigh 18kg, and in our own more rigorous tests it achieved a good overall safety rating. However, the harness on the DualFix could not be secured tightly enough on our newborn test dummy - there was too much slack and our experts believe there is a small risk that a wriggly newborn could free themselves from the shoulder straps of the harness. For a safety issue like this we limit the total score overall to 20%, and the score drops below our Don't Buy threshold of 45%.
We've tested the latest version of the Dualfix, the Britax Römer DualFix i-Size. Click on the link to read more on how it performed.
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- Group 0 plus/1
- Baby to toddler
The Britax DualFix car seat is an Isofix-only Group 0+ and Group 1 car seat suitable to be used from birth up until your child weighs around 18kg (four years old). It features a unique 360-degree rotation, which makes getting your child into the seat and changing from rearward- to forward-facing simple. Our safety alert reveals why we've had to downgrade this seat to a Don't Buy. An updated version of the DualFix is due out Summer 2019. In the mean time, we've recently tested the i-Size version, the Britax DualFix i-Size.
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- How safe is it?
- Is it easy to fit the seat?
- Is the seat comfortable?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Is there anything else I should watch out for?
- Should I buy it?
- Where can I buy it?
- StageBaby to toddler
- Direction of travelRearward-facing Group 0+/1/ forward facing Group 1
- Manufacturer URLWww.britax.co.uk
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