What Car? test: Child seats - Introduction

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Group O/O+ seats are for newborn babies and infants up to nine to 15-months old (roughly equivalent to 10-13kg in weight).

But picking out the right child seat is anything but child's play.

It's vital that you choose the right seat and use it correctly to make sure that the children you're driving around are as safe as possible.

We're putting some of the best-known seats to the test to see which is best, and take you through the dos and don'ts of child seats.

Before you buy, make sure you read What Car?'s ten rules of child seat buying on the next page.

What Car? Winners
Best overall Britax Cosy Tot Premium
Best money no object Mamas and Papas Primo Viaggio
Best mid-price Britax Cosy Tot Premium
Best budget Britax Rock-a-tot Plus Si

What Car? ranking
1 Britax Cosy Tot Premium
2 Mamas and Papas Primo Viaggio
3 Recaro Young Profi Plus
4 Maxi-Cosi CabrioFix
5 Graco Logico S
6 Bebe Confort Streety
7 Bebe Confort Creatis.fix
8 Britax Rock-a-tot Plus Si
9 Mamas and Papas Pro-Sleep
10 Red Castle Sport

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