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Whether you have a compact vehicle or need to install multiple car seats side-by-side in your back seat, the Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat can likely accommodate your needs well. Its slender 15.5 inches of width, combined with a light weight, make it a conveniently portable choice for those who may need to move it from vehicle to vehicle frequently. It’s also designed with safety in mind, with energy-absorbing foam and deep side walls to help protect your child’s neck, head, and spine in the event of a collision.
With the Combi Coccoro, you’ll have peace of mind when it comes to securing your child, thanks to a built-in color-coded indicator that lets you know when it’s buckled properly. And it’ll save you some cash in the long run, since it can be used by your child in both rear- and forward-facing modes. Multiple harness heights and a front harness adjuster make it easy to set it just right for your growing child’s size.
Overview of the Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat
When you have a small vehicle or multiple kids who need to ride in car seats together, the slim Combi Coccoro will likely fit the bill. Its five-point harness is also conveniently adjustable to four heights, so you can ensure a proper fit for your growing child, in both rear- and forward-facing settings. In addition to its compact size and adjustability, the Combi Coccoro provides reliable side-impact protection with deep side walls and energy-absorbing foam. Whether you’re positioning it in the rear- or the forward-facing setting, it can be installed using your vehicle’s LATCH anchors, thanks to built-in lock-offs and premium push-button LATCH connectors.
Busy parents will appreciate that the fabric cover and harness pads of the Combi Coccoro are machine washable. And for those who travel by air with their little one, this model is FAA certified. It’s designed for babies and toddlers from 3 to 33 pounds in the rear-facing mode, and 20 to 40 pounds in the forward-facing setting. Height-wise, it accommodates children ranging from 19 to 40 inches tall.
The Combi Coccoro meets federal safety and crash performance standards. Here is how it has been rated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for factors like usefulness of instructions and ease of use:
Video Overview of Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat
Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat Specs
Child weight in rear-facing mode
3 to 33 pounds
Child weight in front-facing mode
20 to 40 pounds
19 to 40 inches
Car seat weight
17.5” high x 15.5” wide x 28” deep
23” high x 15.5” wide x 22” deep
Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat Features
Ease of use
Comfort and Convenience
Since the Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat is built to accommodate tiny tots weighing as little as three pounds, it helps to keep them comfortable with a soft removable insert that supports the head and neck. Unlike many others, it’s got a washable and removable cover and harness pads, making it quick and easy to launder as often as you feel the need.
As we’ve mentioned, this model is popular among families who need to place two or three car seats in the backseat at once, thanks to it’s being only 15.5 inches wide. This slender width, combined with a light weight of just 14.3 pounds, make it a breeze to transfer from car to car, as needed.
Ease of Installation
Who is the Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat suitable for?
The Combi Coccoro is made for little ones who weigh between 3 and 33 pounds in rear-facing mode and 20 and 40 pounds in front-facing mode. It can accommodate kids ranging from 19 to 40 inches in height. Its relatively small footprint makes it a good choice for families with compact cars.
What is included with the Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat?
The Combi Coccoro comes with a removable newborn positioner that provides for support and proper positioning of the head and neck. Replacement parts, such as a chest clip, fabric cover, tether strap, and rear-facing lock-off can be purchased separately from the manufacturer.
Pros and Cons of the Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat
Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat Installation:
A tutorial installation video is available below.
Combi Coccoro User Manual:
The Combi Coccoro convertible car seat manufacturers manual is available online at the following link:
Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat vs. Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat
To see how it stands up to a competitor, we compared the Combi Coccoro with the Chicco NextFit Zip Convertible Car Seat. Both provide for an easy, secure installation and feature a one-pull harness tightener. The fabric of both conveniently can be removed and placed in the washing machine.
One big difference between the two models, however, is the NextFit Zip will likely last you longer, as it’s made for kids of up to 49 inches in height and 65 pounds in weight. This is in comparison to the Coccoro’s maximum height and weight of 40 inches and 40 pounds, respectively. On the flip side, the compact size of the Coccoro makes it better suited for small vehicles. While the NextFit Zip comes with a handy removable cup holder, the Coccoro does not include one.
Lorena Niemeyer's Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seat Review
Some babies come into the world a little smaller than others. The Combi Coccoro is specifically for tinier babies. It is an expensive investment, but it does a good job of protecting your bundle of joy.
The Combi Coccora is both a forward and rear-facing convertible seat. It has a push-on LATCH system, which helps with the installation. It can sometimes be challenging to secure in the rear-facing position when you use your vehicle belt system. The installation of Combi Coccora in the forward-facing position is more effortless than rear-facing.
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The Combi Coccoro's ease of use is straightforward enough. But, you have to be careful when you are changing the harness slots. The slots in the padding and shell have to match exactly. The weight limit - 3 to 40 pounds - is great for parents with smaller than average kids and premature infants.
We never expect a baby to come early, but it happens, and premies need a safe convertible car seat that is not so big it swallows them whole. It does not take up a bunch of room, either, leaving the backseat for passengers and siblings. The Combi Coccoro's design keeps them safe, sound, and comfortable, too.
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