Chicco Keyfit Infant Car Seat Review

An infant car seat is engineered to make your baby move in and out of the vehicle without removing the base which is attached to the car. This seat offers various functions and features. You can carry an infant car seat in one hand only, or you may attach it to the car seat if you are going for a drive. Several infant car seats are also compatible with many types of strollers.

Therefore, they can also be used as travel systems. If you own an infant car seat you will feel free to take your baby anywhere as transportation becomes easy. For providing extreme comfort to the baby, the car seats are highly padded with soft cushion material. Not only comfort but this padding will absorb impacts and provide protection to your baby from serious injuries in an accident. 

The infant car seats come with a weight range between 4 to 35 or 40 pounds. The height range is also limited for these cars. The infant car seats are specially engineered for newborns and smaller infants. 

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 Infant Car Seat.

Chicco Keyfit Infant Car Seat Overview: 

Chicco KeyFit 30 is number 1 top-rated infant car seat. It is engineered with innovative features. This is the easiest infant car seat to install in a simple, accurate, and secure way. The KeyFit 30 has a stay-in-car base which is composed of two RideRight bubble level-indicators that help to achieve and verify proper angle. The base is also composed of premium LATCH connectors and a SuperCinch tightener for a secure fit. 

This car seat is equipped with a positioning system for the newborn. The head of the seat is removable and is perfect for the smaller infants and newborns as it offers complete body support. The seat offers one pull harness for a snug fit. You can easily tighten the 5-point harness with one hand only with a less effort. The maximum weight capacity of this car seat to hold a child ranges between 4 to 30 pounds. The seat can accommodate a minimum height of the child up to 30 inches. The installation is just a piece of cake. This car seat is available at a very reasonable price if compared to other high quality car seats.

Chicco Keyfit Infant Car Seat and Base with Car Seat, Lilla


Following is the detailed description of Chicco Key fit Infant Car Seat:


Lilla is one of the best collections of Chicco. It is a gorgeously woven jacquard which consists of a delightful polka dot pattern that is paired with delicate pink and warm grey accents. 

No.1 rated infant car seat in America:

The Chicco KeyFit 30 is #1 and the top-rated car seat in America. It is engineered with an innovative design and has various features that make it the easiest infant car seat to be installed simply, securely, and accurately. This lightweight car seat effortlessly fits into the stay-in-car base. It is compatible with Chicco strollers and can be used as a travel system.

Easy leveling:

There is a spring-loaded leveling foot that is an important factor to help you achieve a proper and verified base angle while the installation of the seat. 


Two level indicators are located at the base of the seat. They are easy-to-read bubble levels that help you to install the seat properly with the accurate and proper base angle.

Super Cinch tightener:

There is a force-multiplying Super Cinch LATCH tightener that allows you to tightly secure the seat with less effort.

Newborn positioner:

This feature is not found in every infant car seat but Chicco Key Fit offers this feature to the users. The newborn positioner means that the seat has a removable head and body support. This support is specially installed for the newborns and smaller infants. As the baby grows, the head and body support is removed. 


Chicco infant car seat offers a maximum weight recommendation of 30 pounds and a minimum weight recommendation of 4 pounds. 

One-pull harness:

This infant car seat features a 5-point harness. It can be tightened with just one hand only, thus you don’t need much effort to tighten it. This one-pull harness offers you a snug fit with very less effort. 

Stay-in-car base:

As the seat in an infant car seat that is attached to the vehicle. So to make its use easy, this car seat comes with a stay-in-car base. This base remains attached to the vehicle and you can detach the seat from it and take your baby wherever you want. The seat is attached to the base in just one step and only requires one hand to remove it

Use as a travel system:

The infant car seat is compatible with various strollers presented by Chicco. Therefore, you can attach this seat to the stroller and use it as a travel system.

Carrier shell:

The carrier shell is completely lined with EPS energy-absorbing foam. It provides protection to the infant from various impacts.


As the seat is taken away anywhere so there must be a carrying handle to carry it easily. This seat is composed of a two-position carry-handle that is quite easy to remove by just one-hand release. 


The infant car seat is equipped with a removable canopy that provides protection to the baby from the sun and offers a sunshade. Also it will protect the infant from wind, rain, etc.  


Brand: Chicco
Color: Lilla
Seat type: Infant car seat
Dimension: 27.5 x 17 x 24 inches
Weight: 17.15 pounds
Harness type: 5-point
Level indicator type: Bubble 
Installation type: Seat belt, LATCH
Material: Foam  
Minimum weight recommendation: 4 pounds
Maximum weight recommendation: 30 pounds
Recline positions: 5
Total harness slot height: 9 inches 
Height adjust positions: 3
Age range: Less than 18 months
Height range: Up to 30 inches 
Infant insert: Included 
Target gender: Unisex 
Style: Super Cinch LATCH Installation
Model number: 04061472670070


  • No. 1 rated infant car seat in America
  • Ride Right bubble level indicator
  • Super Cinch LATCH tightener 
  • Spring-loaded leveling foot
  • 5-point one-pull harness
  • EPS energy-absorbing foam
  • Compatible with Chicco strollers to be used as travel system
  • Removable canopy provides shade 
  • Removable newborn body and head support 
  • Stay-in-car base
  • Impact protection 
  • Machine washable cover
  • Easy-to-use buckle


  • This infant car seat is available in various designs, patterns and exclusive colors. 
  • Chicco Keyfit is a top rated infant car seat.  
  • It is a baby carrier too in addition to a car seat.
  • It is really compact in size and is designed for small vehicles.
  • The cover of the seat is machine washable. 
  • This infant car seat is travel friendly. 
  • It is compatible with a wide range of vehicles and airplanes too.
  • It meets FAA regulations.


  • The fabric of the seat is non-breathable thus causes overheating specially in summer season.
  • Tightening of the straps may be difficult sometimes. 
  • The seat is not secure without the base.

Chicco Key Fit infant car seat has an innovative design that is compatible with Chicco strollers; it is easy to click in and out of the stroller. Thus it can be used as a travel system. It is engineered in such a way that it is quite easy to attach and detach from the base. The infant insert (newborn positioner) makes the car seat more efficient as it grows with the growth of the child. This product is FAA approved so you don’t need to worry about the safety features.