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Hipod Rio

Hipod Rio

3.8 from 5 reviews · View Statistics



5 reviews
  • Build Quality
    4.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (1)
  • Ease of Use
    4.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (1)
  • Safety
    5.0 (1)
  • Ease of Installation
    5.0 (1)
  • Ease of Height Adjustment
    5.0 (1)

MohamedSydney, NSW

  • 6 reviews
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Affordable price product


It is affordable price product compared to other brands. Easy to install, safe while driving, comfortable for my 4 years kid. Not heavy so you can carry and move if needed. The only drawback is that the seat lining is not very thick if compared to other brands or models, but considering its price I am satisfied with its quality.

Purchased in December 2019 at Target Australia for $69.00.

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Car ModelToyota Camry ASV50R / AVV50R
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  • 6 reviews

Perfect, easy to use, folds up and safe


We love our hipod rio carseat, it is light weight and super convenient to use, folds up easily to keep in the boot when not using. It is great value for the price. Love the pink colour too. We will get another one for our younger child. Great to use when you need to drive friends kids.



  • 2 reviews

Couldn't wait to move to this type of seat


Such an easy car seat to use, we can't wait until our youngest child moves into one. Very light weight and doesn't take up much room in the back when not in use. Very easy to set up and haven't had any complaints of it being too hard on any trips.

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NNairCountry NSW

  • 69 reviews

Great to travel with and relatively safe


The job of a car seat is to keep the belt safely for the child irrespective of bendiness. This is what is does. Ok it is flimsy but the belt is held in the right position and CREP has given it 3 stars same as some very solid looking seats like Safe-N-Sound Encore 10 Series 4900/A/2010 which cost $350. I only use mine for travel overseas like CHINA (they make them but try getting one) and its perfect as it weighs about 1 kg and can fit in a suit case if need be. Something is better than nothing BUT having said that my main one for au is 5 star rated but my child has outgrown it so will have to get the $350 one anyways and then im back to the 3 star rating which is just like the hipod Rio.

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Canberra MumCanberra

  • 3 reviews

Flimsy, bendy and perhaps unsound


The Hipod Rio booster seat seems flimsy, bendy and perhaps unsound. The side wings can be bent and twisted with only a little pressure, and a seatbelt clip that changes the position of the seatbelt seems flimsy and perhaps unsound. I'm surprised by the poor quality, as I own a Hipod Boston booster seat that is very sturdy and has a high safety rating (see Child Restraint Evaluation Program (CREP)). One word - fail.

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CategoryBooster Car Seats
Price (RRP) $69.00
Minimum Age 4 years
Maximum Age 8+ years
Dimensions 730 x 430 x 310 mm
Colour / FinishGreyish Black
Weight2 kg
Convertible Yes
Manufacturer Warranty2 year(s)
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