Maxi-Cosi Pearl 360 Pro and FamilyFix 360 Pro base review

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Maxi-Cosi Pearl 360 Pro and FamilyFix 360 Pro base

by Emily Gilbert |
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The Pearl 360 Pro and FamilyFix 360 Pro feature 360° rotation and SlideTech™ - Maxi-Cosi's revolutionary sliding car seat technology that makes every day easier. Yep, that means no backache, head bangs or struggles; simply lock, slide, spin and go!

The Maxi-Cosi FamilyFix 360 Pro ISOFIX car seat base rotates and slides toward you using Maxi-Cosi’s patented SlideTech™ technology. The Pearl 360 Pro car seat, is compatible with the FamilyFix 360 Pro base providing ultimate ease for you and maximum comfort for your child from birth to 4 years old.


  • Innovative SlideTech™ technology
  • One-hand 360° rotation
  • Effortless
  • ClimaFlow breathable panels
  • Both rotates and slides towards you


  • Expensive


60 Pro and FamilyFix 360 Pro base

The Maxi-Cosi Pearl 360 Pro and FamilyFix 360 Pro base won Silver at the Mother&Baby Awards 2024 for Best Baby/Toddler Car Seat (Stage 1/2) and the Maxi-Cosi Pebble 360 Pro and FamilyFix 360 Pro base won Bronze for Best Newborn Car Seat (Stage 0/0+).

Testing the Maxi-Cosi Pearl 360 Pro and FamilyFix 360 Pro base

"The car seat was so easy to use and install with the base and my son seemed happy and comfortable in his time in there. It's reassuring to hear about the safety features of the seat as this is obviously something that you look into lots when you are choosing a seat (especially one that potentially lasts for so long!). The straps were easy to use and didn't twist and get tangled like some other car seats," said one parent tester.

"The 360 spin is very handy and to my surprise, not only does it spin but you can also pull the seat towards you making it even easier to get your little one in and out of the car. The colour is nice and it looks smart."

Another said: "I would recommend this product to my friend because I feel like my little boy is really safe in the car seat. It is really well-padded and looks very comfortable for him at the same time! I also love the 360 spin feature and the fact the car seat pulls out as this is a feature I haven’t seen before and makes putting them in and out a lot easier rather than reaching in and leaning over too much. I also like that the car seat lasts for a good few years rather than having to upgrade it to often as car seats aren’t a cheap product to buy. The design of the car seat is very modern and looks lovely in the car."

One mum commented: "I would highly recommend the Maxi-Cosi Pearl 360 Pro car seat and FamilyFix 360 Pro. Firstly, the 360° rotation and slide in and out make it really easy to get your child in and out of the car as well as being suitable for every stage such as rear and front-facing positions. The harness was also very easy to use. The adjustment of the seat was really good regardless of whether my child was awake or asleep."

"The car seat looks stylish and is functional; it does exactly what it needs to do and makes life easier as a Mum. The seat itself is lightweight in comparison to others that I have had, so makes it much easier to lift in and out. Baby is content and happy when in use and appears comfy and safe."

Final thoughts

The Maxi-Cosi Pearl 360 Pro and FamilyFix 360 Pro base makes life easier for any parent. With its SlideTech technology and 360° rotation, it allows you to spin the chair around and pull the chair towards you, meaning less bending and struggling.

It's a chair that will grow with your baby, as the seat has nine adjustable headrest positions and an adjustable harness whilst also providing your toddler with an elevated seat position that gives them a window view. Along with all of this, it provides comfort and protection with Patented AirProtect® technology, ClimaFlow breathable panels and G-CELL side impact protection, which meets the highest and latest i-Size safety standards (R129/03), giving reassurance to all parents.

However, with the Maxi-Cosi Pearl 360 Pro and FamilyFix 360 Pro base having all these amazing features, it does come with a price tag a little more than others.

A journalist since 2015, Emily Gilbertis the Features & Reviews Editor for Mother&Baby and has written for the website and previously the magazine for seven years. Emily writes about everything from the top baby products to pregnancy, fertility and maternal mental health. Specialising in product reviews, Emily is the first to know about all the exciting new releases in the parenting industry.

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