Infant car seats are manufactured in different sizes and varieties. Unfortunately, all are not lightweight models which aspect is very essential as you will have to transport your baby safely without any inconvenience too often. The infant seat has to be necessarily lightweight especially if you have delivered the baby recently and recovering or trying to transport multiple children at a time.
Though most of the parents prefer buying convertible car seats to use them for a long period they are not lightweight. The convertible car seats usually stay in the vehicles but there are families that want to shift the convertible car seats into different vehicles. If the infant car seat that you buy is lightweight it can be easily moved to other vehicles without much of physical exertion. Let us have an overview of lightweight infant car seat models available in the market
Chicco Keyfit 30
This is a top rated infant lightweight car seat in America. The seat weighs 9 lbs excluding the base and can be easily shifted to stroller from the vehicle. This infant car seat is also compatible with all Chicco strollers and can be purchased separately or as part of a travel system. Chicco offers variety of infant car seats that would suit your taste and budget. The seat has sleek design, if of good quality and easy to use. The features include:
- 5-point harness with one pull tightener
- ReclineSure leveling foot
- RideRight bubble level indicator
- SuperCinch LATCH for easy installation
- Infant insert to keep your baby comfortable
- Zip-out mesh panel
- Compatible with strollers
- Accommodates infants from 4 to 30 pounds
Evenflo Lightweight Infant and Convertible Car Seats
Evenflo is one of the top infant car seats manufacturers that excel in child safety features. Both the infant car seats and convertible car seats are affordable and lightweight. Moreover they originate from USA and serve as the convenient backup or travel car seat. The car seat meets or exceeds the federal child safety standards and it is tested for side impact protection. The seat is ideal for occasional use.
Evenflo’s convertible car seat is a budget friendly car seat that you can easily buy it online. The seat is easy to transport and serves as a wonderful backup car seat. Similar to the Evenflo infant seat, this convertible car seat also meets or exceeds the federal child safety standards. The seat comes with all the standard features that the most of the expensive brands feature.
Maxi Cosi infant car seat
Maxi Cosi infant car seats are priced affordably and still score high when it comes to quality and safety. The car seat is ideal for daily use and also serves as the best second seat option. The seat has the side impact protection and the Air Cushion System that is patented to safeguard the child’s head. The Maxi Cosi convertible seats weight under 25 pounds and are classified as lightweight. The seats can accommodate children from 9 to 70 pounds. The features include side impact protection, 3 reclining positions, LATCH system and a removable seat cover.
The other lightweight car seats include Graco Snugride Click Connect, Britax B Safe-35, Diono Radian R100, Cosco Apt 50, Chicco Nextfit and a few more.