Unsafe - DON'T BUY
This seat was fine for the first few months we used it. Then the buckles stopped clicking in properly. Baby Bunting won't replace as they said it was up to me to clean the buckles as sand and dirt can stop them working. My 2007 Honda is filled with sand and dirt and those buckles are just fine. Not only that but the buckle doesn't release separately like it does on other brands. We have cleaned the buckle but it still doesn't click in properly first time. This seat is dangerous and I am appalled that Baby Bunting won't refund it. DO NOT BUY.
Purchased in April 2019 at Baby Bunting Physical store for $199.00.
Didn't really like this car seat at all. Bought it originally because it had high safety ratings for rear facing. However when I put my child in rear facing I noticed her head flopped down when asleep. I believe this is dangerous as it could impact/obstruct her airway and was not happy but thought maybe it was because I installed it incorrectly. Went and had it professionally installed only to have a towel wedged underneath. Didn't do much. After a few months I had to adjust the headrest to accommodate for my growing child only to discover it w...as faulty! One side of the headrest didn't click in properly and kept shifting whenever there was even the slightest pressure applied! This was completely unsafe and when I researched this online I discovered that others had also experienced this exact same issue! I contacted the manufacturer and the seat got sent off to be assessed. They deemed it faulty and offered a replacement but my trust in the seat had been utterly diminished. I wouldn't be surprised if there is a recall for this car seat... Please don't buy!
Purchased in May 2017 at Baby Bounce for $249.00.
This was amazing when I first got it. But this was a different story once bub hit 1 year the straps slide and move
Straps are really bad once bub is mobile and moving around. as for comfort the padding is great. Seat design is good aesthetics wise but not practicality. It’s pretty easy to instal so no issues there.
Purchased in April 2018 at Baby Bunting Online store for $349.00.
Use your money elsewhere.
Hate this car seat. Straps always get twisted, my babe is always so uncomfortable and sweaty, he even got his had stuck down in between the fabric and plastic. Do not recommend at all you are better off spending money on a higher quality seat.
Purchased in November 2017 for $370.00.
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I have a 4 month old and only now i am getting used to the discomfort of taking him in and out of the car seat. It is a good value for the price and excellent for the sense of security- knowing that bub is safe at the back. I would not particularly recommend this for a first time parent.
This car seat is easy to install and use. The only feature that i dont like about it is I find the shoulder straps a little hard to maneuver sometimes. Its easy to adjust the head rest and it cleans easily which is good with my toddler. 'We swapped to this car seat as we previously had one where the fabric wasnt breathable and my daughter used to get quite sweaty and so far this seat doesnt have that problem which is good.
Great car seat but usual frustration to buckle up
There is no doubt this is a safe, quality car seat that is comfy for the kid. Huge age range as well which is awesome.
I hate all car seats so far tho due to how annoying they are to fasten. I am bery tall and trying to position my kid so i can fasten her in is a pain in the back.
Belts are always twisted. This 1 is hard to install and harder to remove. Forget cleaning the cover if they do a wee. Takes a genius to remove the cover
Happy with purchase
The summit iso is an easy to install carseat issuing the iso fixtures. My husband did it in no time saving the hassle of getting it professionally fitted. The seat is well padded with ergonomically safe material that prevents growth of mould and bacteria. Popping baby in is quick and easy. The only negative is the extra safety head support prevents the baby from seeing on the left and right side. This also applies for any one sitting next to the seat, you are forced to bend your head down to check on baby if you are sitting directly next to the seat. This is an inconvenience for me but as the brand of the seat suggested safety first.
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I have bought the safety first car seat 6 months ago and the strap is fraying around the clip making it unsafe. Can I return the seat?
Bought my sons seat just over a year ago and noticed that the straps are starting to fray around the bottom where stitched and also on the strap holding the buckle. Has anyone else’s started doing this
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