Chicco Keyfit 35 Infant Car Seat Review

An infant car seat is designed so that you can make transportation of your baby easy. These car seats come with a stay-in-car base. The seat can be moved in and out of the vehicle without removing the base. The infant car seat can be carried in only one hand. Numerous infant car seats are compatible with many types of strollers thus they can also be used as travel systems. These seats are highly padded with soft cushions to provide comfort to the baby. Such seats absorb impacts and provide protection to your baby from serious injuries in an accident. 

In this article, we are discussing one of the best infant car seats, which is presented by Chicco. Below you will see a detailed description of the Chicco Keyfit 35 Infant Car Seat.

Chicco Keyfit 35 Infant Car Seat Overview: 

The Chicco KeyFit 35 infant car seat is manufactured with the no.1-rated ingenious safety features that make it one of the easiest car seats to install every time. This seat has upgraded features that accommodate your baby’s growth comfortably and securely. It provides more legroom, headrest height, and stability for extended rear-facing use. The Easy-Extend headrest system is adjusted with the help of a no-rethread harness so that it can accommodate growth up to 32 inches tall easily and accurately. There is an integrated anti-rebound bar which provides increased stability for every ride while providing more leg room for your growing child.

An ergonomic newborn head and body positioner is added to fit babies with a weight range of 4 – 11 pounds; this newborn insert is removable. Its stay-in-car base is composed of premium LATCH connectors that are easy to attach and detach from your vehicle. For a secure fit to the vehicle seat, there is a Super Cinch force-multiplying tightener that helps achieving. A spring-loaded leveling foot works by just one hand with bubble levels in order to help verifying and achieving a proper car seat angle. The steel-reinforced belt system offers a secure fit with the vehicle belt. There is a premium cushioning which is encased in soft, knit fabric around the baby’s head. The seat consists of a double-knit, full-coverage canopy that offers UPF 50+ protection from sun for comfort.

Chicco KeyFit 35 Infant Car Seat – Iris


Following is the detailed description of Chicco Keyfit 35 Infant Car Seat:

Style (Iris):

The Iris fashion from Chicco is the perfect amount of sweet personality and everyday practicality. The seat pad of Chicco Keyfit 35 is well-balanced with charcoal grey knit and highlighted with a soothing lilac knit. It makes a stylish and surprising appearance of the seat. A charming ensemble is completed with polka dot twill which is woven on the footrest and edges.

Newborn positioner:

A removable newborn positioned that includes head and body support accommodates infants and newborns with a weight range from 4 to 11 pounds. This newborn insert can be removed when not in use. Thus the seat grows with your baby’s growth. 

Full-coverage canopy:

The seat consists of a double-knit, full-coverage canopy which offers UPF 50+ protection from sun for comfort. The canopy has a zip out extendable panel that allows gentle breezes.

Carrier-only install:

The 3 points of contact offers on-the-go belt-routing carrier-only secure installation.

Easy-extend headrest system:

The KeyFit 35 is equipped with an Easy-Extend Headrest System. This system allows adjustments with the no-rethread harness so that it can easily and accurately accommodate growth of the child up to 32 inches tall. Thus it allows you to keep your baby in the rear-facing car seat for longer.

Easiest to install:

This is the easiest-to-install infant car seat and is incorporated by intuitive installation features.  Every time you will ensure a simple, accurate and secure installation. The stay-in-car base consists of premium LATCH connectors that are easy to attach and remove from the vehicle. A SuperCinch force-multiplying tightener helps in achieveing a secure fit to the vehicle seat by taking just a fraction of effort. The spring-loaded leveling foot works by one hand bubble levels that verify and achieve a proper car seat angle. 

Stability plus legroom:

The seat is composed of an integrated anti-rebound bar which provides an increased stability and an extended legroom. 

Travel system mobility:

This infant car seat is compatible with all the Chicco strollers. It just requires one-hand and click-in attachment with the stroller. Thus you can use this car seat as a travel system too for an effortless mobility.

Effortless attachment:

The intuitive click-in design of the car seat provides a secure and easy attachment to the stay-in-car base which comes with this infant car seat. You just need to attach the base with the vehicle once. 

Upgraded for the next generation:

The KeyFit 35 infant car seat is manufactured with the No. 1-rated innovative safety features. It is upgraded with comfortable features and it securely accommodates your baby’s growth.


Brand: Chicco
Color: Iris 
Seat type: Infant car seat
Dimension: 28 x 16.5 x 22.5 inches
Weight: 18.5 pounds
Harness type: 5-point
Level indicator type: Bubble 
Installation type: LATCH
Material composition: 9.0 metal, 77.0 plastic, 14.0 fabric and foam
Number of reclining positions: 5
Minimum weight recommendation: 4 pounds
Maximum weight recommendation: 35 pounds
Model number: 05079625830070
Style: Durable woven seat pad
Minimum height recommendation: 32 inches
Maximum height recommendation: 32 inches


  • Easiest-to-install infant car seat 
  • Easy-Extend Headrest System 
  • No-rethread harness
  • Anti-rebound bar offers stability and more legroom
  • Full-coverage canopy with UPF 50+ sun protection
  • Compatible with all Chicco strollers 
  • ReclineSure leveling foot 
  • SuperCinch force-multiplying LATCH tightener
  • RideRight bubble levels
  • LockSure steel-reinforced seat belt locking system
  • Removable ergonomic newborn head and body positioner
  • Integrated European belt-routing for carrier-only installation
  • FAA-approved for use in aircraft


  • No-rethread harness offers 5 different height positions.
  • The padding is too soft and comfortable.
  • Preemies and small infants fit easily in it.
  • It can be installed with or without base with the help of Euro style belt path routing.
  • The seat is composed of a smooth harness adjuster.
  • It has a large canopy that provides protection to the baby from the sun. 
  • For its installation and use, it comes with an instruction manual and labels that are clear and easy to understand. 
  • The canopy has a zip out extendable panel that allows gentle breezes.
  • There are two precision bubble level guides that help in easy installation.


  • The seat is quite heavy to be carried out. 


Chicco KeyFit 35 infant car seat has an ingenious design. It comes with several features that are only found in the most expensive and competitive car seats. This car seat is available at an affordable price. It is compatible with all the Chicco strollers (you need to buy separately); it is attached to the stroller in just one click.

Thus you can convert your baby car seat into a travel system. It is quite easy to attach and remove from the base. You can install the seat with or without the base. The newborn head and body positioner makes this car seat more efficient as it grows with the growth of the baby. It is approved by FAA so it can also be used in aircraft. Chicco products come with brilliant safety features.