Almost all the car seat brand in the market offers good comfort and ease of use and each brand has its unique feature that differ them from other car seats. When we talk about the ease of use every car seat brands strive to give guides in more presentable way so that it is flexible enough to use in all types of car. Maxi Cosi Axiss Child Car Seat moves step ahead and provide one of its innovative features in much more comfortable than most of the other first stage car seat. First time it addresses the back problem of the users with its 90 degree spin. This first stage car seat has to be sturdiest and posses easy functions with good safety features and it is important as the child will be using this car seat until they are four years old. Striving for a perfect balance between safety and comfort would define the ability of the car seat. Maxi Cosi has good reputation and well known brand and let see how Maxi Cosi Axiss manage to engage the parents with its innovative 90 degree spin.
90° spin – A selling Point
It is nice to see this child car seat featuring 90° spin that rotates left or right so you can place the child easily as it facing the door and after the child strapped in, the car seat can rotate back round to face forward. Some parents find it difficult when using the standard first stage car seat as they have to lean into the car and twist at awkward angles to place the child when the car seat is facing forward. This Maxi Cosi car seat addresses any kind of back problem that parent suffer when installing the car seat and the swivel system means putting baby into the car seat and getting him out is so much easier than before. This swivel motion is done by using Turnosafe® handle, just flick the lever and the seat swivels round. With assisted return system it is one simple movement the seat come back to face forward. A green color indicator would tell you that the car seat is safely locked back to forward facing position.
The Usual Design with Thick Base
This baby car seat is a Group 1 car seat recommended for babies weighing between 9 to 18 kg i.e. from 9 months to 4 years. The frame is built solid with polystyrene and dual plastic material for better shock absorption. The side lateral portion looks like a big wings and along with the head support, this child car seat gives maximum protection to the head portion of the child. Basically the design is long-lasting to ensure the car seat last for four years. It has thick base and sits high up in the car and the baby can see outside through window, make sure you have enough room inside the car. This Maxi cosi car seat is heavier than other standard group 1 car seats and it is difficult to transfer from car to car but if you intent to leave the car seat permanently then it is not an issue.
Safety and Comfort
Maxi Cosi Axiss child car seat has adjustable head rest and five point harness belt which can be easily adjusted without unthreading the whole seat. This means you no need to mess around with rings and small holes to adjust the head rest and harness height. Both the adjustment can be done simultaneously from the front according to the growth of the child so, each time you place the child it is a perfect fit and much safer. Special hooks are built on either side of the car seat to keep the strap belt out of the way when placing the child.
The shoulder strap has rubberized padded design to give enough comfort without strain. This baby car seat can recline to eight comfortable positions and it seems to provide very comfortable sleeping position for the child during long journey. Just press the button provided on the front of the car seat to easily recline to sleeping position when the child fall asleep. Many car seat does not come with recline system and it has become an important factor when considering the comfort of the seat.
It is basically an easy to fit child car seat but it will take time to get used to such secured installation. The installation is done using 3 point seat belt and the lap belt go round the bottom base through belt guides and the shoulder belt goes through seat belt tensioner for fastening the shoulder part of the belt. The belt tensioner really tightens up the seat belt and fits the seat safely into the car. You must patiently read the installation guide and learn how to secure the child safely. This belt tensioner is suitable for those just depend on seat belt for installation without isofix base. If you fix the tensioner the wrong way round then it is a nightmare. Once you learn the trick it is simple and easy and it is the sturdiest car seat around which you can trust.
This Maxi Cosi car seat is manufactured based on European safety requirements and quality standards and carries warranty period of 24 months.
About Maxi Cosi Axiss Child Car Seat Technical Specification Details
Manufacturer: Maxi Cosi
Brand name: Axiss
Group 1 Baby car seat
Suitable for children weighing 9-18 kg i.e. 9 months 4 years
Weight: 9.9 kg
Forward facing car seat
Durable plastic thick base
Tall back with headrest
5 point harness belt
90° spin swivel system
Color indicated safety lock
High position car seat
Convenient hooks to keep the harness strap
Safety and features
Forward facing car seat
5 point harness seat belt
Adjustable head rest
Adjustable harness belt
Ease of Installation
Adjustment Crotch strap
Belt tensioners for shoulder belt
Color coded belt guides
3 point seat belt installation
8 point reclining system for sleeping position
Washable cover seat
Padded shoulder support
Pocket purple color
Built based on European safety standard