The car seat is very sturdy, simple to use and attaches to the pram easily by using adaptors. Adjusting the seat belt tightness is done with the click of a button which is great for a quick growing infant. There is lots of padding for a new born that you can remove as the baby grows. It has a 5 star safety rating from CREP, which is the only capsule that does in Australia. The only negative is that it's very heavy to lift especially if you had a difficult birth and as the baby gets heavier.
Purchased in April 2019.
Best ISOFIX - easiest and quickest installation!
It’s all about safety when it comes to choosing a capsule. The best feature about the Nuna Pipa Klik is the rigid Isofix. You can literally install the capsule in less than 5 minutes. Also, the design is incredible!
Took a bit of getting used to
We purchased this at the PBC expo and waited for it to become available before collecting it from the store. Initial thoughts, not all authorised installers are familiar with the Nuna Pipa in fact the first installer couldn't figure it out. We had to call the supplier (baby direct) for suggestions on where we could get it fitted. As first time parents we took a little while to get used to figuring out how to fit it into the car, how to put the baby in and comfortably. Main reason for the purchase was the safety ratings. We're used to it now however certainly took a few trips in order to be comfy with it. Takes up a lot of space, front seat is pushed all the way to the front and no longer comfortable to sit in.
Good car seat
We used this car seat until our bub was 7 months. I liked that it was light and easy to click the baby in and out of the car base. The attachment to the pram was fiddly but easy enough. The magnet attachment for the dream drape didn't stay attached and the hood of the capsule didn't stay extended.
Purchased in October 2017.
So comfy and convenient
We brought this for baby number 3 because I do a lot of driving older kids to activities and I honestly couldn't live without it.
We use the isofix installation but it can also be the seatbelt installation.
My son is so comfy and sleeps really well in it when we're on the go. The hood is really useful and the drape/sunshade is a great help with sleep and keeping prying eyes out.
I have a redsbaby jive pram and the nuna clicks on very easily using the maxi cosi adapters.
My son is nearly 6 months old and average sized and he still has plenty of growing room in this seat plus its super light so I can still carry him easily from the car to the house if he's fallen asleep in the car.
Nuna Pipa - Fantastic Capsule loving it
I am so confused with the bad reviews some have nothing to do with the Capsule but rather installation.
This capsule has met all of my expectations, my daughter is in the 95th % for height and 97th for weight and this capsule saw her through to 9months she has always fitter in the capsule properly and securely (must have infant insert).
Light weight 3.4kg, easy to install and works perfect with my Nuna Ivvi. The dream drapes are fantastic always staying in place and tucking away out of sight. I love the hood/sun shield how it has an extra part to really protect bubs eyes. The covers, pads, inserts wash up brilliantly every time. Easy and straight forward to readjust straps pretty much just like any other car seat/capsule. Well padded.
Once again styling and design from Europe wins again. I would recommend this capsule over and over again.
Readers should be aware that some reviews seem bad due to human error on installation, it isn't Nuna 's fault if the seat installer isn't available that is the consumers responsibility. Most baby capsules get warm because they are enclosed as do baby car seats.
This capsule is the best item we purchased for our new baby.
It is super lightweight easy to carry and clicks straight onto our Pram. Easy to install and remove from car. Comfortable and secure for new baby with easy to adjust belt. The large hood is incredible with a extra shade hidden by a zip in the hood.
Compact, so safe, lighter than the rest
Compact meets excellent safety. Great when you have to fit seats for 3 kids in the car! No idea why one reviewer thought it was a hot capsule, it is only the same as all capsules in that respect. Just don’t overdress them and get the air con through to the back (any capsule!). Also, my bub was in it happily til 8.5 months, and he is 97th percentile for height - granted his long legs had to bend a bit when in the car in it, but babies don’t mind that! Stop using at 6-7 months if you wish!
Significantly lighter to carry than other capsules yet has top safety rating.
Had high expectations, but...
I purchased this for baby 2 after having a different capsule for baby 1. I liked this because it was lighter, had better crash test results on CREP, had the dream drape and fits Maxi Cosi adapters. I’m disappointed with it though. The dream drape NEVER stays in place, baby seems at an odd angle with her chin dangerously close to sitting on her chest (suffocation risk, so I avoid longer drives for now), the fabric is hot and pulls easily, the strap height can’t easily be adjusted - straps need to be pulled apart and re-threaded.
I like that the base has a seat belt lock off built in, but I found when pulling the belt tight, it made the seat belt bunch up. A call to the distributor confirmed the bunching is still safe, but I’m not 100% comfortable with this and spent a lot of time on the install to minimise the bunching.
I’m not sure that there is a perfect capsule, but excluding the above, this is ok. I think my expectations when I “upgraded” were quite high, so they have not been met.
I never had a capsule with Baby #1 but thought it would be useful to have one when Baby #2 came along. I was drawn to the Nuna Pipa because it looks good compared to other capsules but is also lighter in weight and has the handy "dream drape" built in to the hood. My little one is currently 4.5 months old, weighing 7.5 kg and still has plenty of room to stay in the capsule for a while. The capsule was easily compatible with our Bugaboo Buffalo using adapters making it easy to just take out of the car, click in and go. When originally going to purchase this product - the store display stock was the older style of a detachable anchor strap. I didn't realise until I had unboxed my new capsule that there had been an update and the anchor strap now stayed in the car and to be honest, I find it very awkward putting the strap back on every time by having to loop it over the hood. Quite often I can have a delightfully sleeping baby but as soon as I need to do that strap - without a doubt baby will wake, which is a shame as it slightly ruins the point of having a capsule.
Not only is this super safe. Our Daughter is still in this at 6months and she is pretty long! It's so light and easy to carry, and the dream shade is in fact - a dream!
I would recommend to get this professionally installed as we had a lot of lateral movement, but once we had it checked by Kids Safe there was no issues.
Our daughter litterally falls asleep just when we put her in this, so must be very comfortable. We live in Perth and she didn't even get too hot in the heat!
Wouldn't hesitate to recommend
We used this capsule because of its safety rating. It also has great features; the carry handle adds extra safety in an accident, the hood has a roll down sun shade hidden inside and it was Maxi Cosy compatible for our pram. We didn't need to carry a cover, just unzip and ready for bubs to snooze. Loved this capsule!
Excellent all-round. So glad I went with a capsule.
I chose this capsule as it had both the highest safety rating and the lightest weight. I have new mum friends who've had to move their bub out of the capsule as it was getting too heavy. My bub is always so happy to be in the capsule, it's nicely padded and comfy (including the straps). The dream drape is brilliant. Very easy to get in and out of the car. I bought an adaptor to use the capsule with my Thule stroller and the combo has worked really well.
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