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Best Baby Car Seats for Small Cars 2017

Updated on October 23, 2017
Britax B-Safe Infant Car Seat
Britax B-Safe Infant Car Seat | Source

There is a lot to research and look for when searching for a car seat. I present you the best baby car seats as of 2017. Always remember - safety comes first and you should never buy a car seat that has been used before. You might think that I am a bit overacting, but if you buy a car seat used it means that it has been riding in someones car and could have been involved in some accident and that is when your car seat can become dangerous. You want to know where your car seat has been!

Chicco KeyFit 30 infant car seat.

The Chicco KeyFit 30 Infant car seat is suitable for babies from birth to 30 pounds, This car seat is covered with nylon and removable cover for easy cleaning and comes in 6 different styles and colors. It also has a 5 point safety harness and a removable infant body support. With the thickly cushioned seat pad and energy-absorbing foam for improved side-impact protection it has been made to be comfortable and safe no matter what happens. When buying this car seat, you also get a stay-in-car base for easy installation and everyday use. So if your baby is sleeping, you can easily remove this seat from your car and use it as a part of a travel system. Because of it’s size, it is great for small cars.

Graco SnugRide 30 infant car seat.

The Graco SnugRide 30 Infant car seat is suitable for babies from birth to 30 pounds and up to 30" tall. It comes in 4 different colors and has a nice quality removable cover for easy washing. This seat, just like every other seat, has been tested for maximal safety. Because of it’s features, it has a side-impact absorbing system. It also comes with a LATCH-equipped stay-in-car base that makes it easier to get baby in and out of the car, and includes an on-base level indicator to further simplify installation. The 5 point safety harness is the best if you want your kid to be as safe as possible. It also has a completely removable infant body support cushion. Because of it’s compact size, it fits great in small cars but some parents are complaining of it becoming too small to fast. Besides that, this car seat has been awarded with the „TOP RATED by leading consumer publications” badge.

Britax B-Safe infant car seat.

The Britax B-Safe Infant car seat comes with a tangle free, five-point harness system that distributes crash forces across the strongest parts of the body and provides a secure fit. It also has an energy-absorbing foam liner which makes it even more comfortable and safe to ride in. As for the design, it is suitable for babies from birth to 30 pounds and 32" tall. It has a sun canopy and it comes in three different colors. It also has a removable body support and additional padding, and two buckle positions to suit you baby’s size. Although it does not come with an easy to install stay-in-car base that makes it easier to use, you can buy it separately. Plus, with the B-SAFE's integrated CLICK-AND-GO adapter system, it fits all BRITAX B-Series strollers.

Maxi-Cosi Mico infant car seat.

The Maxi-Cosi car seat comes in a huge variety of colors. It also has a sun canopy and a removable cover for easy cleaning. As for the safety – it has a 5 point safety harness and a side impact protection. It also comes with an ISO-fix base which is easy to install and use. Of course, you can also secure it with your cars seat belt. Since it is suitable for babies from birth to 12 months, 5-22 pounds, 19"-29" in height, it has adjustable harness placement and a completely removable infant body support. It also has a special head supporting pad for maximum safety and comfort. Because of its size and style, it is very light and compact for small sized cars. You can even use it in airplanes as it fits the seat even if the armrests are down. You can use it with almost any stroller with the use of Maxi-Cosi adapters.

Britax Chaperone infant car seat.

The Britax Chaperone Infant car seat comes with an anti-rebound bar that stabilizes child seat by minimizing rotational forces associated with front and rear collisions, a tangle free, five-point harness with seven harness heights and two buckle positions for a snug and secure fit and side impact absorbing lining for maximal safety. The Chaperone fits infants rear facing from four to 30 pounds and up to 32" tall. It is also possible to use it with a stay-in-car base, but it is sold separately. As for style, it comes in three different colors and a sun canopy. The material is 100% polyester. Also very compact for use in small cars.


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