Maxi-Cosi have recently replaced the very popular Pebble Car Seat with the new Maxi-Cosi Rock Car Seat. The Rock has a very tough act to follow. With the Maxi-Cosi Pebble Plus Car Seat also still available, we wanted to see how the two seats compare.
Our full review of the Maxi-Cosi Rock Car Seat can be read here
Our full review of the Maxi-Cosi Pebble Plus Car Seat can be read here
The Maxi-Cosi Rock Car Seat provides a safe, comfortable and cosy environment for your baby to travel in. When being used with the Maxi-Cosi 2wayFix Base, the Rock can be quickly and easily installed to your car’s ISOFIX points.
Maxi-Cosi Rock Car Seat is suitable from birth to approximately 1 year. The Rock also complies with the latest i-Size (R129) car seat legislation.
A new born insert is included with the Maxi-Cosi Rock which adds extra comfort for your baby.
Straight out the box the Pebble Plus is ready to go. Simply remove the instruction booklet and you can use it within seconds. We love this about Maxi-Cosi car seats as they are so self explanatory and simple to use and automatically ready to go.
The Maxi-Cosi Pebble Plus features a high tech impact-absorbing side protection system allows for extra comfort and greatly improves safety performance in a side impact collision. We love that Maxi-Cosi have gone to great lengths when testing this car seat.
The side wings of the Maxi-Cosi Rock Car Seat have an impact absorbing material inside them which adds protection for your baby. Maxi-Cosi understand that rearward facing car seats are safer than forward facing so the Rock is a well made and protective rearward facing seat. The side protection provides optimal safety in the event of a side impact.
The 3-point safety harness on the Maxi-Cosi Pebble Plus Car Seat has a single button release which makes getting your child out very easy. Simultaneous safety harness and headrest adjustment allows for your growing little one to easily be accommodated and comfortable.
The seat unit is soft and plush. The included “Baby-Hug Inlay” gives it that extra comfort for a smaller child. This Baby-Hugg Inlay is also part of the protection given by the car seat, for a younger baby or smaller newborn this is a brilliant idea that will leave parents with a little bit more peace of mind. It’s also reversible so will give your Pebble Plus a splash of colour.
The harness is a “stay open” harness, the straps move themselves out of the way making it easy to place your child in or out. We love the fact that the harness does this as for parents with plenty in their hands, moving the straps isn’t often easy, especially when baby is sleeping.
On either side of the car seat there are grey buttons that are pushed to release the seat from the adaptors. You don’t even need to worry about pressing them both at the same time either as they are memory buttons. Only one hand is needed to take the Pebble Plus from a stroller chassis – ideal for busy parents.
The seat material is easily removable and machine washable, and there is no need to remove the harness before washing.
The Maxi-Cosi Rock Car Seat is a highly practical car seat. It is approved to use on planes which can be particularly useful for families who enjoy travel.
Installation of the Maxi-Cosi Rock Car Seat is quick and easy and can be done in combination with an ISOFIX base unit or with a 3 point seat belt.
Removable covers make the Rock easy to wash and keep clean. Simply remove without needing to dismantle the harness and put straight in the washing machine.
The Maxi-Cosi Rock Car Seat is a safe, comfortable, convenient and practical car seat. It will provide a safe environment for your baby to travel in, from birth to approximately 1 year. Quick and easy to install with a machine washable cover. The Maxi-Cosi Rock Car Seat has everything you need to travel with your baby.
The Maxi-Cosi Pebble Plus Car Seat is still one of the best car seats available to buy. It is highly practical, very safe and provides everything your baby needs for a comfortable travel environment.