Isofix is the name of the fitting and ISO stands for industry standard organisation.
So yes if your seat is isofix it should fit. If you've got a baby carrier like the maxi cosi carbrio fix, the base has to fit the seat but the fittings on the base itself will be the same on any base if that makes sense.
Way more confused that I was before now. Don't think I understood the man very well soo... I still have to buy a base that you can put in any car? Then I don't understand the difference between my car with Isofix seats (which the man said were for carseats) and a car with normal seats in the back
I might just take my carseat I have for LO and get the man to show me then we'll see if it fits
i think what you mean is your car has isofix base settings so you can install an isofix base in it? don't worry, i got confused aswell haha, i might aswell be a caveman rather than have all this new up to date stuff around me
It must be that! feeling rather like a caveman right now myself! The man selling the car to me made it sound as if my car already had an isofix base in it as he kept going on about "under the seat" .... But he would do wouldn't he cos he's getting loads of money out of me
bloody hell I'm confused. Where did you get your car seat from? If it was toys-r-us I'm pretty sure they can check your car to make sure it's safe. Also places like Halford. Not sure if that's what you wanna know coz I don't understand lol. I hate not driving but I'm glad right now we went for a 0-3 car seat that just straps in. We lost the instructions so I think I have a problem using it because we have no clue. Hope my stepdad knows for when he brings me home
Right isofix fittings in your car are "U" shaped "anchors" attached to the chassis of your car. You can buy an isofix car seat (for older babies) or a base and baby carrier for new Borns. I'm gonna assume you've got a baby carrier similar to a maxi cosi cabrio fix (I use this as an example as this is what we had.
You can either fit your baby carrier in your car using the seat belt or you can buy a base that fits in the car as the seat clips on top of it. There are two types of base, one which uses the seat belt or one that connects to the isofix fittings. The idea of a base is that it's easier to get seat in and out of car as you don't have to keep using the seat belt as the base stays in the position.
With me so far?
So if you've got a maxi cosi cabrio fix seat you need to make sure the base you get is comparable with that. You'd have a couple of options - non isofix or the isofix base (which can be used in a non isofix car too). If you've got a greco seat or a mamas an papas you need a base that's comparable with te seat but as I said in my previous post iso fix stands for industry standard organistation so an isofix base will fit the fittings in the car. Having said that, some seats and bases don't physically it in some cars. You need to make sure the seat/base actually fits your car.
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