The Joie i-Size family: meet our latest i-Size car seats!

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by Stephanie Spencer |
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Here atJoie, we are a family-first kind of company committed to the highest standards of design, engineering and safety – everything we do is done with purpose, intention and enthusiasm, stemming from our leadership’s devotion to do what is right for families.

We at Joie understand how confusing it might get when it comes to the new i-Size regulations. Let us explain what i-Size actually is:

The i-Size standard also known as ECE R129/00 is the latest standard for child seat safety and it includes five key safety enhancements.

  • Beginning with the body support, the new i-Size car seats are side-impact certified with better head, neck and all over protection due to first-ever standardized side-impact testing. The new i-Size standard is enforcing mandatory side-impact performance criteria industry-wide.

  • Rearward facing just got longer. Most crashes happen at the front of the vehicle making it far easier for children to move forward during a crash which causes strain on the neck. For that reason, rearward-facing became mandatory. Rearward-facing traveling from birth to 15 months allows baby’s neck to develop and strengthen for forward-facing travel.

  • The all-new advanced technology crash test dummies simulate a child’s fragile body. The i-Size standard makes use of the most high-tech crash test dummies available, called “Q” dummies. Not only has the sensory technology improved to test for greater sensitivity, the dummies also feature more sensors on fragile areas of the body.

  • Safest installation so far. It is well known that using ISOFIX to install a child seat makes life easier and less daunting for parents. In addition, ISOFIX has been found to significantly increase the chance of proper installation. The fact that the ISOFIX creates a safe, secure and proper attachment to the car has made it one of the major requirements of the new i-Size standards.

  • The better-fit formula makes it easier than ever for the parents to understand when it is time to begin using the next child seat. With the new formula parents can easily measure their child – giving them the security that their child is in the right seat, facing the right way – all along the way.

meet the new Joie i-Size Car Seats

One of the lightest infant carriers around – weighing in at just 3.25kg. i-Snug is heavy on safety but not on your arm. Joie and Maxi-Cosi style adapters partner the i-Snug with your favourite pushchair for one sweet hookup.

This multi-way car seat is usable rearward from birth and forward facing from 15 months with safety features and the easiest of function. The smooth hand turning activator is positioned right where you can naturally reach and the 6 recline positions are usable both rearward and forward facing. The Smart Ride lock-off helps keep your baby riding rearward until it is safe to turn forward.
The Guard Surround Safety side impact protection panels auto-engage when the harness is tightened to surround baby with ultimate safety.

This i-Size ride sits comfortably at the forefront of rearward facing safety. Both your little one and your mind can rest secure, with i-Size safety upgrades like side-impact certification and ISOFIX-only installation, proven by the most up-to-date safety tests around.


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