Together with the Stiftung Warentest, the ADAC tested 33 child seats.
The ADAC and the Stiftung Warentest tested child seats. Five of a total of 33 seats receive the verdict "inadequate".
Which parents do not want to be certain that their children are adequately secured in the child seats. Because, for example, on the way to shopping, it can happen that you, the driver, have to brake hard and a child seat should definitely ensure that nothing happens to the child. We will inform you, among other things, in which child seats you should not put your little ones.
33 child seats tested
The ADAC and the Stiftung Warentest have 33 child seats from all weight classes in the criteria of safety, operation & Ergonomics, pollutant content, cleaning and processing tested. Five products have the verdict "poor ”: Graco Logico L, Graco Junior Maxi, Easycarseat Inflatable, Kiddy Guardianfix Pro and Peg Perego Viaggio Convertibile.
In the instructions for use of the two Graco models Logico and Junior Maxi stands that the backrest can be removed, but this means that the child has no side impact protection in the event of an accident.
The child seat Easycarseat inflatable is an inflatable product and fails in front and side impact. In addition, after parking in the warm sun and then cooling down, the product is no longer sufficiently filled with air.
At the Kiddy Guardianfix Pro The child survives an impact well with Isofix hooks, but with a three-point belt it slips during a frontal impact Out.
The same with "poor ” Product Peg Perego the belt system pulls the head restraint down on impact, the belt loosens and the Child slides far forward (with forward mount).
The positive in the child seat test, however, is that 17 out of 33 products tested passed the verdict "good ”and not a single product failed due to excessive pollution.
judgment "very good"
Two child seats were rated in the test by ADAC and Stiftung Warentest "very good ”: Maxi Cosi Rodifix and Phil & Ted’s Tott XT.
It is important for you that a personal conversation and optimal advice when buying are not waived. You should also follow the operating instructions carefully so that there are no errors during installation. The ADAC advises testing the seat in your own vehicle for the time being, since not every product fits perfectly in every car. Make sure that the child seat can be securely attached.
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