[Review] The Safest Booster Seats in Australia 2020

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These Booster Seats will keep your child safely secured all the way up to 8 years old.

It can be stressful enough driving around with a child in the back seat. Getting the right booster seat will at least give you peace of mind that your child will be as safe as they can be if you were ever to have an accident.

Top 10 Safest Booster Seats Australia 2020

  1. The Safest Booster Seat: Nuna Aace Booster Seat
  2. Mother’s Choice Trinity Booster Seat
  3. Joie Trillo Booster Seat
  4. Hipod Boston Pro Booster Seat
  5. Infasecure Aspire Premium Booster Seat
  6. Infasecure Luxi II Astra Booster Seat
  7. Britax Kid Guard Booster Seat
  8. Infasecure Rover Booster Seat

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The Safest Booster Seats in Australia

1. Nuna Aace Booster Seat

Nuna Aace

Key features

  • 4 – 8 years
  • 62-83.8 H x 50-55.8 W x 40-40.6 D cm
  • 6.75kg weight
  • 5.0 star safety rating

The only booster seat to score 5.0 stars under the new 2018 CREP testing critiera, the Nuna Aace is a well made premium booster seat from the Dutch company, Nuna. Side impact protection, Nuna’s ‘3D growth’ expandable system and comfortable knit fabric round out what is a quality seat. The only catch is the price, but you can’t beat the safety features and rating this seat achieves. A great booster seat.

2. Mother's Choice Trinity Booster Seat

Mother's Choice Trinity Booster Seat

Key features

  • 4 – 8 years
  • 69 H x 45 W x 35 D cm
  • 4.8 star safety rating

Also known as the Mother’s Choice Dawn, the Mother’s Choice Trinity shows that you can get a safe booster seat for a good price. At an RRP of only $99, it may not come with many fancy features (such as cup holders) but it did score a high 4.8 stars in the CREP safety rating. Available at Target only.

3. Joie Trillo Booster Seat

Joie Trillo Booster Seat

Key features

  • 4 – 8 years
  • 69-84 H x 55 W x 39 D cm 
  • 4.49kg weight
  • 4.7 star safety rating

The Joie Trillo is a height-adjustable booster seat that helps grow with your child. 7 height adjustments on the headrest ensure that the seat is correctly sized for your child as their shoulders grow, which is essential to ensuring the seat is installed safely.

4. Hipod Boston Pro Booster Seat

Hipod Boston Pro

Key features

  • 4 – 8 years
  • 73.5-83.5 H x 44 W x 36.5 D cm   
  • 3.95kg weight
  • 4.6 star safety rating

The Hipod Boston Pro is an affordable height-adjustable booster seat that still has some valuable features such as a 5-position adjustable headrest, armrests, and comfortable padding. While it is very safe, take note that the upper height maker is low at 48cm, which means your child may outgrow the seat before they reach 8 years of age.

5. Infasecure Aspire Premium Booster Seat

Infasecure Aspire Premium

Key features

  • 4 – 8 years
  • 73.5-83.5 H x 44 W x 36.5 D cm   
  • 5.0kg weight
  • 4.5 star safety rating

Want a booster seat that will grow with your child for a long time? The Infasecure Aspire Premium has the highest top height marker of any booster seat, at 57cm. Plus, it is has Infasecure’s Secur-air and Air Cocoon Technology head and side impact protection as well as premium Bamboo Fabric to make sure your tot is both safe and comfortable in their car seat.

6. Infasecure Luxi II Astra Booster Seat

Infasecure Luxi II Astra

Key features

  • 0-12 mo rearward facing, 12 mo – 4 years forward facing, 4 – 8 years booster mode
  • 66-79 H x 48 W x 50 D cm
  • 11kg weight
  • 4.1 star safety rating

If you ever wanted to be able to buy just one car seat and be done, the Luxi II Astra is it. This seat is a 3-in-1 convertible car seat and booster seat which can harness your baby from birth all the way to 8 years old in booster mode. Not only that, it does it safely, achieving 4.1 stars in the CREP safety rating. Pretty awesome.

7. Britax Kid Guard Booster Seat

Britax Kid Guard

Key features

  • 4 – 10 years
  • 75-88 H x 47-57 W x 38-44.5 D cm  
  • 7.25kg weight

The Britax Safe-n-Sound Kid Guard is the booster seat for tall children. Extending up to 88cm high, it is also the only booster seat in the market that is officially rated up to 10 years of age. It also has Active Head Restraint head protection to keep your child’s head protected. 

While this seat hasn’t yet been tested, its predecessor the Britax Kid Guard PRO scored 4.7 stars for safety (and a handy 4.4 stars for ease of use too).

8. Infasecure Rover

Infasecure Rover

Key features

  • 6mo – 8 years
  • 78 H x 47.5 W x 43 D cm
  • 8.8kg weight
  • 4.7 star safety rating

The Infasecure Rover is a 2-in-1 convertible car seat and booster seat. What makes this one special is that you can use the harness in forward facing mode from 6 years to about 4 years, then convert to the car’s lap-sash belt from 4-8 years in booster mode. While it may not have fancy fabrics or other features, all of this is achieved at only $169. Bargain!

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

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