With the Dualfix 2 R, Britax Römer has added a new model to its range of car seat Britax Dualfix. Indeed, the Britax Dualfix 2R is a Swivel car seat from Group 0+/1 designed for children from birth to 18 kg (approx. 4 years old). The seat features an ingenious system for 360 degree rotation for effortless positioning of your child in the seat. This car seat with ISOFIX attachment can be positioned flexibly with its back to the road (up to 18kg) or facing the road (from 9kg). More accessible than the Dualfix i-Size or the Dualfix M i-SizeThis model is a very good alternative.
Characteristics of Britax Dualfix 2R
While Dualfix i-Size and Dualfix M i-Size, have been designed according to the new European regulation R129 (i-Size)based on the size of the children, the Dualfix 2 R is in line with the old European regulation R44/04, which classifies seats according to the weight of the child. As a result, the Britax Dualfix 2R is a seat for transporting children from birth to 18 kg rear-facing or forward-facing (from 9 kg).
|Britax Dualfix 2R
|0 - 18 kg
|From birth to 4 years approx.
|Installing the car seat
|ISOFIX with strut
|Road back (0 to 18 kg)
Road side (9 to 18 kg)
|Swivel car seat
|Child restraint system
(4 road backs + 4 road faces)
|SICT side protection
|Adjustable anti-kickback bar
|Results ADAC crash tests
|Dimensions (H x W x D)
Installing the Britax Römer Dualfix 2 R Car Seat
Installing the seat in the car with the ISOFIX system and the integrated base is quick and easy. To install the car seat, simply unfold the metal hooks to the maximum with a strap and then secure them between the seat and backrest of the rear seat. You then need to install the load strut which adjusts perfectly to the height of the vehicle's rear bench seat. From colour indicators on the side bolts and on the strut show you when the seat is correctly secured.
Le Dualfix 2 R has been designed so that the height and length of the harness can be easily adapted for newborns. As a result, the reducer for newborns is not included. However, despite its optimised harness, the Dualfix 2 R is not really a model adapted to the morphology of infants, who need extra support on the sides for greater comfort and safety. For use as soon as you leave the maternity ward, opt for the Britax reducer (sold separately) or go for a baby cosy.
Britax Dualfix 2 R Safety
Several elements of the seat play an active role in child safety. The lateral reinforcements particularly imposing and the anti-bounce bar located at the child's feet to absorb the impact in the event of a crash. Safety in the event of a frontal impact is ensured by the anti-tilt system patented Pivot Link. This system directs the force of the impact first downwards, at the level of the vehicle seat, and then forwards, considerably reducing the risk of a collision. risk of injury to the child's head and neck.
Although facing the road is permitted from 9 kg, it is advisable to keep the Dualfix 2 R oriented back to the road as long as possible for greater safety.
Britax Dualfix 2 R ADAC & TCS Crash Test Results
Le Britax Dualfix 2 R was subjected to crash tests during session in May 2020. The ADAC experts gave the headquarters an overall rating of "Good" with the note 2,4/5,5. A total absence of pollutants was noted, as well as a low risk of injury of the child in the event of a frontal or side collision. For its part, the TCS awarded a final score of 4 out of 5 stars (highly recommended).
The comfort of the Dualfix 2 R swivel car seat
One of the main features of the car seat Britax Dualfix 2R is the 360° rotation of the seat. The mechanism is extremely simple and intuitive to operate. At the touch of a button, you can turn the seat in the desired direction. The Dualfix 2 R can be swivelled facing the door of the car to install and secure your child more easily. Then simply turn the seat to the desired position, back or facing the road, until it locks. Previously, this adjustment had to be made using several levers, which was impractical.
For prolonged rear-facing use, the Dualfix 2R is probably the model in its category that offers the most legroom for children, thanks in particular to a anti-rebound bar space. On the downside, the seat will require you to reduce the space available for the front passenger seat.
The child is secured in the seat with the straps of the five-point harness with large, comfortable neoprene chest pads.
The height of the headrest can be easily adjusted at the same time as the five-point harness. The headrest and straps have enough positions to adapt optimally to the child's size. until around the age of 4.
Thanks to several tilt positions, the Dualfix 2R can be adapted to the child's needs. This model has four rear-facing reclining positions but also four positions facing the road. In the rear-facing position, the seat is reclined more deeply for a more comfortable position for the little ones' nap.
As car journeys can hold a few surprises in store, the seat covers are made entirely of leather. removable covers for easy machine washing.
- 360° rotation
- Rear-facing up to 18 kg (approx. 4 years)
- Very good crash test results
- Easy to use
- Multiple inclinations
- No gearbox
- Overall dimensions
The different Britax Dualfix models
Dualfix car seats are 360° swivelling car seats that make it easier to seat your child in the car. Despite having most of the features in common, this range of seats includes several versions that differ from each other in small details.
- Le Dualfix i-Size is a model that complies with the R129 (i-Size) regulation, which requires children to be in the rear-facing position until they are at least 15 months old. It is designed for children from birth to 105 cm and includes a removable insert for infants.
- Le Dualfix M i-Size is not suitable for infants, as it is designed for children from 61 to 105 cm (approx. 3 months to 4 years). Like its big brother, it also complies with R129 (i-Size) regulations.
- Le Dualfix 2 R is the successor to Dualfix, the original Britax back/road swivel car seat. Offered at a more attractive price, this model, designed for children from birth to 18 kg, does not benefit from all the latest innovations. Unlike other Dualfix models, it doesn't have a reducer for newborns (sold separately), an adjustable anti-rebound bar or a side protection system (SICT Inside).
- Le Dualfix 3 i-Size / Dualfix iSense are the latest models in the Dualifx range. They continue the success story of the Dualfix i-Size by adding a brand new removable rotating base, the Flex Base iSense.
Dualfix Car Seat Comparison Table
Le Britax Dualfix 2R is a very good car seat that will be particularly appreciated for its 360° rotation. Despite the absence of a reducer, this model is one of the most comfortable car seats on the market. swivelling car seats the most affordable alongside Joie Spin 360. Easy to use, you'll love its multiple recline positions, space for children's legs and extended rear-facing installation.
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