1. PATENTED SAFETY CREDENTIALS YOU CAN TRUST Air Protect® is the legally patented safety system you can trust. and used in all Maxi Cosi car seats. Air Protect® has been proven to reduce side impact forces by up to 75%.
Additionally, all Maxi-Cosi convertible car seats offer extended rearward facing for up to 30 months to ensure that your baby is travelling in a safer, more protected position for longer. Maxi Cosi invented the first baby car seat and we have been leading ever since.
2. Award-winning Maxi-Cosi is proud to be an award-winning car seat brand. We don’t aim to win awards, we aim to make the very best car seats, however, we are very proud to be recognised by Good Design Australia for outstanding design and innovative design of our Vita car seat.
3. Luxurious Comfort The comfort of your child is important for a safe journey. Our team work closely together to ensure premium fabrics and additional padding is used to create a comfortable travel experience. Luxurious bamboo wicking fabric covers the seat to provide cooling properties for your child. Additional padding and premium embellishments deliver a comfortable travel experience for your baby.
4. Australian designed, engineered and tested Our Australian engineers and designers incorporate local and global Maxi Cosi safety technology, including Air Protect® and GCELL®. Testing of all car seats is performed locally in Melbourne and Sydney as well as in global labs to ensure our car seats pass all Australian requirements. Designed by Australians, for Australian conditions
"It was a decision between the Britax graphene and the Maxi-Così Vita Pro, best decision I have made, choosing the vita pro with safety features and looks good "
Sabrina, Sydney, NSW
"I am onto my fourth child and have been through a few car seats in my time. I love this car seat as every little detail has been thought of to make it comfortable for our baby and enjoyable to use as a parent."
Rosie H, Melbourne, VIC
"This car seat saved my son's life. I was in a horrible car accident earlier this year. We were rear-ended at a high-speed and this car seat saved my son's life. My Maxi-Cosi car seat was left in fantastic condition, car was a total write-off. I cannot recommend this enough!!!!"
A convertible car seat is typically known as a newborn to approx 4 years of age car seat that is complied to the Australian standards to work in both rearward facing and forward facing modes. Maxi-Cosi convertible car seats offer extended rearward facing for up to 30 months.
When can a baby face forward in a car seat in Australia?
Legally, your baby can be forward-facing from 6 months of age or when they have reached the first forward-facing height market however, we recommend that your child remain rearward facing for as long as possible to ensure the best protection for your child. All our convertible car seats are designed with extended rearward facing ability up to 30 months of age.
How do i know when my child has out grown their seat?
The progression from baby capsules, convertible car seats, harnessed or unharnessed booster seats are different for every child and covered by legal requirements as well as Australian standards. For this purpose, we recommend you contact our customer care team and we will discuss your personal circumstances in detail. We are here to support you.
What do I do if my child slouches down or to the side in the car seat?
There’s an easy fix here. Roll up a blanket and place them on both sides of your child. This will help prevent your small child from slouching in their seat by providing a little extra padding. Do not place the padding behind the child unless it is specifically stipulated by the manufacturer.
How do I choose a car seat?
There are many factors to choosing the right car seat. Price, safety, comfort and of course a trusted brands support. Maxi-Cosi excels across all of these and offers a lifetime warranty and award winning customer satisfaction as rated by Canstar®. Feel free to chat online or call our customer care team, who are unbiased experts and will guide you through some tips and considerations to find the perfect car seat.
Choosing a car seat for your baby can be a daunting experience, but we have the answers - Award-winning Maxi-Cosi car seats luxurious comfortgive you quality car seats, local support and amazing safety, giving you absolute peace of mind.
Our range of convertible baby car seats is the perfect solution for parents wanting the safety of extended rearward facing to 30 months , keeping your child safer for longer.
Offering superior head protection for your baby through the use of patented safety devices such as Air ProtectTM and the innovation of side impact protection such as GCELL and Safety Shield, with Maxi-Cosi you can feel the difference., We have your child’s safety taken care of.
All of our baby car seats are easy to use and easy to install, featuring belt path or ISOFIX installation.
Your child will love the comfort of a Maxi-Cosi car seat, and as they grow; our easy-to-see height markers will enable you to decide to move from a rearward-facing position to forward-facing when the time is right. The option of up to 30 months of extended rearward facing mode is a huge benefit when purchasing our car seats. The convertible car seat then can be used in the forward-facing position until the shoulders reach the upper shoulder height marker, (approximately 4 years of age).
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At Maxi-Cosi, we believe that your child is safer rearward facing for longer so that is why we recommend that you keep your child rearward facing until their shoulder reaches the middle shoulder height marker, around 30 months.
Our Maxi-Cosi kid's car seats offer parents the peace of mind that their baby is safe and secure, and will give them the confidence to live the life they want with bubba in tow. Our child car seats are safe, practical, comfortable and easy to install thanks to ISOFIX and easy to follow belt guides.
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You can't go past our range of protective car seat covers, convertible car seats and narrow car seats for safety, quality, comfort and style.
All of our baby car seats are easy to use and easy to install, featuring belt path or ISOFIX installation.
Your child will love the comfort of a Maxi-Cosi, and as they grow; our easy-to-see height markers will enable you to decide to move from a rearward-facing position to forward-facing when the time is right. The option of up to 30 months of extended rearward facing mode is a huge benefit when purchasing our car seats. The convertible car seat then can be used in the forward-facing position until the shoulders reach the upper shoulder height marker, (approx. 4 years of age).
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The decision is simple, with over 50,000,000 babies brought home globally in a Maxi-Cosi, our Maxi-Cosi baby car seats are safe, practical, comfortable, and easy to install.
Your child is safer rearward facing for longer in a Maxi-Cosi, so that is why we recommend that you keep your child rearward facing until their shoulder reaches the middle shoulder height marker and 30 months rearward facing, you can be assured of giving your baby to the best start.
Maxi-Cosi car seats are Australian designed and engineered whilst benefitting from the history and learning of a European business that invented the very first baby car seat.
With crash testing facilities in Europe, America, and Asia plus independent crash safety testing conducted in Australia across multiple safety labs, you can be assured that years of learning, innovation and engineering knowledge go into every Maxi-Cosi car seat.
We want to make your life simple! There's no doubt, that shopping for a car seat can be confusing and at Maxi-Cosi, you can contact us online via live chat, phone, or email if you need more information before making your car seat purchase. Our product range also includes booster seats, baby capsules, strollers and travel systems, all of exceptional quality and designed to keep your baby or child safe as they grow.
As a local Australian car seat business, you can benefit from calling our Melbourne-based customer care team directly and speaking to an expert who can quickly help answer any questions you may have on choosing and installing the best car seat for your needs. Additionally, we have team members based in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia and Support South Australia and Tasmania too.
So in your search for the best, choose Maxi-Cosi car seats for quality, safety and service. Award-winning car seats, lifetime warranty options, and accident exchange – Maxi-Cosi are the leaders from birth in baby car seats.
Baby & Toddler Car Seats Travel Suitability
A convertible car seat is commonly referred to as a forward-facing car seat. All convertible car seats have their own inbuilt six-point harness system, and this harness is used from birth until your child is approximately 4 years of age, or until their shoulder reaches the upper height marker.
Convertible car seats are a very popular option for Australian families as they easily convert from a rearward facing baby seat to a forward facing car seat - and allow children to be fully harnessed for as long as they can fit in it.
When selecting your first baby car seat, one option is to start your baby in a baby capsule and progress to a convertible car seat, then a booster seat. Some parents prefer to use a convertible car seat which can change modes to allow for longer periods of use.
The main benefit of convertible car seats for ages 0 - 8 years old, is that some allow young children to face rearward for longer. Our Maxi-Cosi Vela, Euro and Moda convertible car seats allow you to keep your child rearward facing for up to 30months.
At Maxi-Cosi we believe that keeping your child fully harnessed is a safer way to travel. So it's important to understand the differences between rearward facing baby seats and forward facing baby seats before you choose your very first convertible car seat.
Rearward facing newborn car seats:
All convertible car seats must be installed rearward facing from newborn to approx. 30 months of age or until the infant's shoulders meet the middle height marker. In an accident, a rear-facing car seat reduces impact on a baby's vulnerable head and neck. A rearward facing car seat protects your child's head and neck by spreading the forces over the whole back as illustrated below.
Forward facing car seats:
All Maxi-Cosi convertible car seats can be used in a forward-facing position with a built-in harness from approx. 30 months of age to approx. 4 years of age or until the child's shoulder reach the top shoulder height marker.
Here is an example of how to correctly install your convertible car seat into your car in the forward facing position.
Browse Car Seats Online Today
You’ll always have your baby safe and sound when you’re travelling in the car when you shop with Maxi-Cosi. Choose from our massive range of newborn baby car seats and other types of car seats in Australia today. Browse online or get in contact with us to know more about our products.
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