New RAC Come and Go i-rotate i-Size child seat review

The RAC's first child seat impressed us with its ease of use and sturdy construction, making it a great choice for newborns and toddlers.

Overall Auto Express Rating

4.5 out of 5

Made by Cosatto, the Come and Go i-Rotate is the first seat to appear from the RAC brand. The i-size product is designed for newborns to children up to 105cm tall, enabled by gradually removing the substantial bolsters in the seat – a quick and easy process.

Despite the reasonably bulky seat and base being combined into a single unit, installation is straightforward. The ISOFIX mounts are easy to pull out using a fabric tab, and retract by pressing a button on the base - although a button on each side would make it easier when mounted on the right-hand side of a car.

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The seat reclines through three positions and rotates, allowing forward or rear-facing travel, or can be swivelled to 90-degrees to make it easier to lift children in and out. The design of the belts means they’re easy to buckle one-handed, and they slacken with a rubber- covered button that should avoid crumbs falling into the mechanism. Those bright orange belts are easy to spot in the dark, too.

We were impressed with the substantial- feeling construction, the general ease of use and the comprehensive instructions.

The soft-feeling fabric covers are washable and come in lively Road Map (pictured) and more calming Traffic Jam and Nordik designs. And every seat has an anti-escape system, effectively an extra belt to prevent Group 1-sized children wriggling out of the harness. A tuck-in tool to aid refitting the covers, and a four-year warranty, complete a very impressive package.

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