10 Best Baby Capsules Right Now in Australia

10 best baby capsules in Australia

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When you're giving birth, worrying about how you get your precious newborn home shouldn't be one of your issues. Here's 10 of the best baby capsules to get them home and around safely and comfortably.

Top 10 Best Baby Capsules Australia 2020

NameAgeISOFIXSafety ratingPrice
Maxi-Cosi Mico AP ISOFIXNewborn to 6 monthsYes3.6$549
Britax Unity ISOFIXNewborn to 12 monthsYes2.8$499
Nuna Pipa Klik PlusNewborn to 12 monthsYes5.0$599
Maxi-Cosi Mico Plus ISONewborn to 6 monthsYes2.0$589
Baby Jogger City GoNewborn to 12 monthsYes1.7$449
Infasecure Arlo ISOFIXNewborn to 6 monthsYes4.7$399
Cybex Cloud QNewborn to 12 monthsNon/a$839
Steelcraft Baby CapsuleNewborn to 6 monthsNo3.1$349
Maxi-Cosi CitiNewborn to 6 monthsNo1.9$439
Joie i-GemmNewborn to 12 monthsYes3.7$549

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The 10 best baby capsules

1. Maxi-Cosi Mico AP ISOFIX

Maxi-Cosi Mico AP ISOFIX

Key features

  • Newborn – 6 months
  • 76 H x 44 W x 63 D cm
  • 4.3kg carrier
  • 3.6 star safety rating

One of the more popular capsules in Australia, the Maxi-Cosi Mico AP ISOFIX offers a safe and comfortable baby capsule. The ability to connect with many different prams to make a travel system is a big benefit.

2. Britax Unity ISOFIX

Britax Unity ISOFIX

Key features

  • 0-12 months
  • 43 H x 47.5 W x 54.5 D cm
  • 5kg carrier
  • 2.8 star safety rating

The Britax Unity ISOFIX is positioned as the only baby capsule suitable for low birth weight and premature infants without restrictive medical conditions. It is also suitable to carry your infant up to 12 months of age (approx), which is a bonus if you value the ease of carrying a capsule around. It is a wider seat, however.

3. Nuna Pipa Klik Plus

Nuna Pipa Klik Plus

Key features

  • 0-12 months
  • 57.1 H x 43.6 W x 67.8 D cm
  • 3.75kg carrier
  • 5.0 star safety rating

From Dutch company Nuna, the Pipa Klik Plus is Australia’s safest baby capsule having scored a perfect 5.0 stars on the CREP safety test. Premium fabrics also round out what is a very capable capsule. Does come at a premium price, however.

4. Maxi-Cosi Mico Plus ISOFIX

Maxi-Cosi Mico Plus ISOFIX

Key features

  • 0-6 months
  • 63 H x 44 W x 61.5 D cm
  • 4.6kg carrier
  • 2.0 star safety rating

The Maxi-Cosi Mico Plus is Maxi-Cosi’s latest baby capsule. It now has Maxi-Cosi’s premium ‘Cool Baby’ wicking fabric, perfect for hot Australian summers. It also has super handy magnetic harness holders to ensure they stay out of the way when you are taking bub in and out!

5. Baby Jogger City Go

Baby Jogger City Go Capsule

Key features

  • 0-12 months
  • 52 H x 45 W x 69 D cm
  • 4.75kg carrier
  • 1.7 star safety rating

From the brand more famous for its prams, the Baby Jogger City Go offers a very swish baby capsule in black. As expected, it connects with most Baby Jogger prams to make a travel system. Rated to carry your baby up to 12 months, it is also aircraft approved so you can have your family holidays in comfort too!

6. Infasecure Arlo

Infasecure Arlo

Key features

  • 0-6 months
  • 50 H x 46 W x 54 D cm
  • 4.6kg carrier
  • 4.7 star safety rating

The Infasecure Arlo infant carrier is the perfect ISOFIX enabled capsule for small cars. At 54cm deep, you won’t be forced to squeeze the capsule behind the front passenger (and deprive them of leg room). You can also individualise your Arlo by buying different colour insert and hood canopies! Sweet!

7. Cybex Cloud Q

Cybex Cloud Q

Key features

  • 0-12 months
  • 39.5 H x 44 W x 67 D cm
  • 5.7kg carrier
  • Not yet tested for safety rating

The Cybex Cloud Q is a super premium 0-12 month capsule with a neat party trick: it can lie-flat when taken out of the car. This lets your tot snooze that little bit easier for longer, giving you that little bit more peace of mind. Prepare to open your wallet, however.

8. Steelcraft Baby Capsule

Steelcraft Baby Capsule

Key features

  • 0-6 months
  • 44 H x 44 W x 57 D cm
  • 3.75kg carrier
  • 3.1 star safety rating

A no nonsense infant carrier, the Steelcraft baby capsule supports babies from birth to 6 months and is narrow enough to fit 3-across alongside other car seats and carriers in the rear of your car. In addition to being one of the more affordable capsules, it doesn’t compromise on safety either. 

9. Maxi-Cosi Citi

Maxi Cosi Citi

Key features

  • 0-6 months
  • 63 H x 38 W x 54 D cm
  • 3.2 kg carrier
  • 1.9 star safety rating

At 3.2kg, the Maxi-Cosi Citi is the lightest baby capsule available. It is also has a super compact base so is perfect for the smallest of cars. You don’t get ISOFIX nor your choice of colours but it is a very practical and transportable carrier.

10. Joie i-Gemm

Joie i-Gemm Capsule

Key features

  • 0-12 months
  • 58.5 H x 43.5 W x 67 D cm
  • 4.4kg carrier
  • 3.7 star safety rating

The Joie i-Gemm is a fully-featured baby capsule with all the bells and whistles. A no-rethread harness adjustment makes it easy (and safe) to adjust the harness height as your bub grows in her early months of life. The sun canopy is extendable and ventilated. And it also comes with ISOFIX to make installation more reliable, which is important to achieve for safety.

Still not sure what to get? Our interactive car seat selector might help you…

Do you have a baby capsule? Are you looking for one and want some advice? Comment below!

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