Child seat in the test: reviews, opinions and buying tips
Römer Duo Plus
Römer car seat Duo Plus. Group I child seat
Child seat test report by Andrea Hoffmann
The Römer car seat Duo Plus shows no weaknesses in the child seat test. Thanks to Isofix, he was the test winner in the ADAC test.
Child safety is a top priority for car seat buyers. It is all the more important that the car seat also meets the high standards of independent testers from Stiftung Warentest or ADAC. This is the case with the Römer Duo Plus car seat. The child seat can with different fastenings can be anchored in the car. The normal 3-point belt or the Isofix system are available. The latter offers optimal safety because the standardized Isofix firmly connects the child seat to the car. A color indicator shows the correct attachment. According to ADAC, the use of the Isofix system is recommended for the Römer Duo Plus, because that Weight the child seat is around 9 kilograms due to the technology used.
The car seat has Isofix insertion aids for quick and easy installation. If the child seat is to be installed in a car without Isofix, it is possible to attach the Duo Plus using a Top Tether belt. The child seat is given an extra anchor point with the additional holding belt. Please note that Top Tether is not included in the scope of delivery of the Römer Duo Plus with Isofix. In everyday family practice, child car seats change their vehicle through carpooling. The Römer Duo Plus can be attached at any time without the Isofix or Top Tether using the vehicle’s own three-point seat belt. For safety reasons, it is preferable to attach the child seat using Isofix.
Important in a nutshell
- Child seat attachment using ISOFIX. Attachment also possible via the vehicle’s own three-point belt.
- A color indicator shows that the ISOFIX locking arms snap into place
- An anti-tip system reduces the forward displacement and the load values in the event of an accident
- ADAC test GOOD (1.9) 11/2012
- 2012 Stiftung Warentest Gut (1.9)
Römer Duo Plus product data and colors
- Dimensions (HxWxD): 65 x 46 x 49 cm
- Weight: 9 kg
- Stone gray design
- Black thunder design
- Chili pepper design
- Crown blue design
- Pattern magic dots
The Duo Plus is one of the child seats in group 1. It is suitable for children from 9 months to 4 years. This corresponds to a weight of 9-18 kilograms. It measures 60 centimeters in height, 46 centimeters in width and 49 centimeters in depth. The Römer Duo Plus with Isofix is equipped with an anti-tip system. In the event of an accident, the rotational movement and the forward movement of the seat are prevented. The sitting position and the headrest can be adjusted several times without this child lift out. Shoulder pads reduce the strain on the child’s body during braking and crash.
The test result
The Römer Duo Plus child seat offers maximum safety. The manufacturer Britax Römer convinces with this model with flexible fastening systems. In the ADAC test 11/2012, the Römer Duo Plus child seat scored 1.9 and was thus the test winner in terms of usability and safety. In addition, the Duo Plus offers maximum comfort for the child.
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