chicco KeyFit 30 Infant Car Seat

BY CHICCO #3 in Car Seats

4.8 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars87%
  • 4 Stars10%
  • 3 Stars3%
  • 2 Stars0%
  • 1 Star0%


The #1-rated Infant Car Seat in America!
The KeyFit® 30 is engineered with innovative features that make it the easiest infant car seat to install simply, accurately, and securely, every time. A ReclineSure® leveling foot and two RideRight® bubble level-indicators help achieve and verify proper angle in the vehicle seat. The base is also equipped with premium LATCH connectors and a SuperCinch® tightener for a secure fit with a fraction of the effort! For alternate installation with the vehicle seat belt, clear belt routing and integrated lock-offs make it easy to position, tighten and lock the belt into place.  

Tailored for Comfort:
The car seat carrier includes removable head and body support to accommodate newborns as small as 4 pounds. A five-point harness with one-pull tightening helps keep baby secure, and the carrier shell is lined with EPS energy-absorbing foam for improved impact protection. An adjustable, removable canopy provides shade from the sun.

Built for Everyday Convenience:
The KeyFit® 30 is designed for travel system use with compatible strollers from Chicco. The carrier secures easily to the base and strollers with a reassuring audible click. A two-position carry-handle and one-hand release make it just as easy to remove.

  • ReclineSure® leveling foot helps achieve proper base angle
  • RideRight® bubble level-indicators verify base angle        
  • SuperCinch® LATCH tightener helps achieve a secure fit
  • Removable newborn head and body support
  • Removable canopy provides shade
  • Compatible with Chicco strollers for travel system use
  • 5-point harness with one-pull tightener
  • Carrier shell lined with EPS energy-absorbing foam for improved impact protection
  • Smooth underside helps protect vehicle seats
  • 2-position carry-handle with comfortable grip

For infants from 4 to 30 lbs and up to 30 inches in height.

Care and Maintenance:
Machine wash fabrics separately in cold water on delicate cycle. Do not use bleach; drip dry. Plastics and hardware may be sponge cleaned using warm water and mild soap; towel dry. To clean harness, sponge clean using warm water and mild soap; air dry. Do not machine wash harness. 

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Madeline G.
Anchorage, AK
41 reviews
Purchased at: Target
This was an okay carseat. It was my first one and I didn't really know what to look for. After using it, I know what I don't like in a carseat. This one has a rethread harness which I found to be a HUGE pain and it's a deal breaker for me now. I also felt that the fabric on this wasn't soft or breathable and the shoulder pads were the same... Needless to say my daughter hated it, she always looked uncomfortable and was always sweaty when she came out. It served its purpose but was pricy for such a basic seat. When we moved on to a convertible seat we went with Britax and love it. If I get Chicco again it would be the Fit2 because it has none of the issues I mentioned, plus some bonuses. But we may go with the Britax infant seat this time around.
Callie C.
298 reviews
Love this car seat that I was gifted for my little guy! Insert makes for an ultra plush headrest! I recommend Chicco car seats and strollers because they are high QUALITY baby products and who doesn’t want the best for their baby!
Brandi B.
Austin, TX
75 reviews
I love this product current safety features and it's quick click installation. The material is sturdy and the design features a clean looking seat. I would recommend using the headrest pillow that comes with the Chicco as my little one had a bit of a red spot on the back of their head after 30 minutes in the seat without it. Since installing the Chicco headrest we haven't had that issue again.
Lydia A.
Las Vegas, NV
29 reviews
Fantastic!  Used it for my son (in conjunction with the stroller) 4 years ago, still have the stroller and car seat!  We purchased a new cover set for my daughter when she came along and it's still going strong!  The material, function, and durability of the car seat as a whole makes me give it 5 stars.  Will repurchase in the future (should the current car seat expire before baby #3).
Tabitha V.
Hanover Twp, PA
60 reviews
If you're looking for a baby car seat that is reliable sturdy and save this is the one to get it can be a bit pricey for the car seat but it is definitely worth every penny if you want your little one to be safe the base to the car seat is very durable and easy to install and so is the car seat I would definitely recommend this car seat to a friend
Sintia S.
76 reviews
Did not really like this car seat because it was so damn heavy! And also it is so deep in once my baby turned 1 month it seemed already too small for him. I actually had to buy another car seat because I didn’t like this and it was so heavy. It is also very expensive compared to other car seats. I would not recommend this.
Emily R.
22 reviews
I loved my chicco car seat. I don't know that there is anything I would do differently. it was super easy and convenient, the baby always seemed comfortable, it was fantastic. Haha if they could make it lighter would be the only wish I would have, but it really is pretty much the same with any of these seats.
Laura L.
47 reviews
This car seat is just OK. The extra base is expensive, which is a downside if you are a 2-car family. My son always seemed very uncomfortable in this car seat, even after making many adjustments. He was much more comfortable when we moved to a different car seat. I would not recommend this car seat.
Nikki F.
88 reviews
This thing is HEAVY. My son is very big for his age so carrying him anywhere in this was pretty impossible by about 3 months. On the other hand, the sturdy feel is very reassuring for car rides so I can’t complain too much. We have the Viaro travel system and love that it pops right on.
Eve M.
Fayetteville, NC
226 reviews
I did a lot of research before buying an infant seat for my son. This one had the best ratings and reviews. I love that baby can be in it up to 30lbs. My 15 month old still fits in his. We use it has a back up seat now but it is still perfect and he still finds it comfortable.
Maribel G.
Cincinnati, OH
77 reviews
Is this car seat bulky to the point it takes up a lot of space?
Arizona B.
Liverpool, NY
49 reviews
What's the rear facing weight and height limit?
Alesia c.
201 reviews
Has anyone had problems with this car seat causing any tears or damage to their vehicles?
Loyda V.
glendale az
79 reviews
This car seat looks very heavy and very wide and bulky is it?

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