Infa Secure Kompressor vs SnS Compaq
, Jan 06 2013 03:56 PM
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 03:56 PM
I have an older Holden Astra. I have been looking at both of these car seats.
My daughter is 7 years old. While she can be out of a car seat, I generally have her in one. It is a Hi-Pod Barcelona. I do take other children in my car, so sometimes I will be required to have 3 across the back, but at a maximum of 2 in seats (as if the other child requires a booster, my DD will sit in the middle).
Which seat should I consider more - the Kompressor Caprice** or the Compaq?
**edited to add this slightly important piece of information!**
Edited by studiobird, 06 January 2013 - 04:46 PM.
Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:05 PM
They both RF for the same amount of time, but the Infa will be outgrown FF around 110cm whereas the Compaq will last to around 120cm in height. So depends on whether the children are tall or not.
I have the New Compaq and love it. It sits well next to booster seat... Sitting higher allows for more easy access to seatbelt points.
Posted 06 January 2013 - 09:25 PM
I would decide based on budget, if you manage it get the compaq, if money is very tight get the Kompressor or the Neon (whichever is on special).
Posted 06 January 2013 - 09:26 PM
My daughter was quite average for height/size, and was Forward Facing in her Meridian for a LONG time, until we needed a seat to take overseas with us..
My son was stillborn, so cannot use him for reference for long term use of a FF seat, but he was 59 cm at birth, so quite long...
This baby is tracking along on the 50th percentile (or below).
The price difference is significant however, so will have to check them both out in person and see what they are like in the flesh
Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:59 PM
I bought the new Compaq but was dismayed to find it's height severely impinged on my view out the back windscreen. The Compaq's height is obviously an advantage in keeping children FF for as long as possible, but I needed to be able to see when reversing! Otherwise I thought it was a great seat but I had to return it.
I note the Kompressor/Neon is 70cm tall, compared to 72cm for the Compaq. Just another point worth considering.
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