Which type of R44 car seat does my child need?

our 44 child car seats are based on the

child's weight and are categorized using

a group system each group corresponds to

a specific weight range of a child so

always make sure your child is within

the correct weight range groups are

sometimes also labeled with age ranges -

but these are approximate sir always

check which group your child belongs to

by using their weight there are a number

of groups group 0 is for children from

birth to 10 kilograms and use

rear-facing baby seats often called lie

flat seats

group zero pluses for children from

birth to 13 kilograms and these use

rear-facing baby seats

Group one is for children between 9 to

18 kilograms and these require

forward-facing child seats group 2 is

for children between 15 to 25 kilograms

and these require high back to booster

seats and group 3 is for children

weighing between 22 to 36 kilograms and

they can use booster cushions

your child is moved to the next group

once they are over the maximum weight

limit for the seat or when the top of

the head is above the back of the seat

and always check your child car seat

instructions for other maximum height


some manufacturers make combination C's

that cover more than one group

these can be more expensive but last

longer as your child grows so it's worth

weighing up against the extra cost

these can include group zero plus two

group 1 combination rear and

forward-facing car seats for children

weighing between zero to 18 kilograms

group zero plus two group two

combination rear and forward-facing car

seats for children weighing up to 25

kilograms Group one two and three

forward-facing car seats for children

weighing between nine to 36 kilograms

with these children start off by being

restrained by an internal harness until

there are 18 kilograms and in swaps

being restrained by the vehicles

three-point safety belt after that

there's also Group two and three

high-back booster seats some with

removable banks and booster cushions

without backs booster cushions designed

and manufactured before February 2017

are for children weighing between 15 to

36 kilograms but since February 2017 new

model booster cushions are only made for

children taller than 125 centimeters and

weighing more than 22 kilograms however

those models made before this date are

still legal to buy and use

by law a child must use a booster seat

or booster cushion until they are either

a hundred and thirty five centimeters

tall or twelve years old

whichever comes first however we don't

recommend using backless booster seats

or booster cushions as your child is

more vulnerable to hidden side injuries

during accidents because they have no

side protection around the child's head

and neck so if you can it's best to use

a high-back booster seat until your

child is 135 centimeters tall