Britax Debuts the B-Safe Infant Car Seat (VIDEO)

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*UPDATE 2:  The Britax B-Safe Infant Car Seat is now available. 

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*UPDATE:  If you are looking for a fabulous lightweight, quick-fold stroller that will work as a travel system with this new Britax B-Safe Seat – check out our full review of the BRAND NEW Britax B-Agile Stroller HERE.

Britax has been some busy little bees lately.  First, they announce the new Britax Baby Carrier on Monday.  Now, they have debuted their newest car seat!  Britax is announcing their newest infant car seat that will be added to their fabulous line of car seats.  The B-Safe will not be available for sale until end of June but we have one and we are showing you.  Yep, just you!  No one else.  Feeling pretty special right now, aren’t you?

The B-Safe will be another choice for an infant car seat from Britax in addition to their already popular Chaperone.  The B-Safe will still be loaded with Britax’s excellent safety features but at a bit lower price.  Plus, since it is a bit shorter when installed with the base, it will be a better choice than the Chaperone for parents with ultra-small cars. 

So, what’s different about the B-Safe than the Chaperone, you ask? 

  1. B-Safe will not have the anti-rebound bar.  This will make the B-Safe a bit shorter installed which is better for smaller vehicles.
  2. B-Safe will not have the TSIP (True Side Impact Protection) adjustable head restraint. The seat will just feature the SIP (Side Impact Protection). The B-Safe is to the Chaperone, what the Marathon 70 is to the Boulevard 70.
  3. B-Safe will be between 1 and 2 lbs lighter than the Chaperone.  When holding both infant car seats we couldn’t feel the difference though.
  4. B-Safe will retail for $179 and the Chaperone is $229.

We can’t just talk about the B-Safe, right?  We have to show you it!  Take a look at our mini-review of the new Britax B-Safe by clicking the video below:


Here’s all the information on the Britax B-Safe:

Superior 360 Degree Protection Features

  • Side Impact Protection® distributes crash forces, shields from vehicle intrusion and contains the head and body
  •  Tangle Free, Five-Point Harness distributes crash forces across the strongest parts of the body and provides a secure fit
  • Energy-Absorbing Foam Liner absorbs and distributes crash Forces

Superior Fit and Comfort Features

  • 30-pound Weight Capacity for safety and comfort through the first year
  • Four Harness Heights and Two Buckle Positions for your growing child
  • Large Multi Position Canopy blocks wind, rain and harmful UV rays from baby’s sensitive skin
  • Removable Comfort Pad, shoulder pads and belly pad provide extra comfort

Superior Ease-of-Use Features

  • Stroller Compatible Design-Integrated CLICK & GO adapter system works with Britax B- Series strollers.
  • Lightweight and travel-friendly for vehicle and stroller compatibility
  • Ergonomic Carry-Handle designed to contour to forearm to allow for more comfortable carrying of child in car seat
  • Premium, Push-Button Lower LATCH Connectors for a quick and simple installation featuring a push button for easy release
  • Adjustable Base has five positions for proper seat angle and positioning
  • Built-in Lock-Off ensures a snug lap and shoulder belt installation with minimal effort
  • Front Harness Adjuster provides effortless front adjustment when loosening the harness system
  • Easy-to-Read Level Indicators on base provide quick reference for proper installation
  • Easy-to-Install Seat-to-Base Design self-guides car seat into proper locked position
  • Easy-to-Install Base with LATCH Connector Storage (Included)

Color Options:

Car Seat Specifications

Product Weight (lbs): 16 (car seat only 9.8)

Product Dimensions (in): 17.5W x 24.5H x 27.5D (handle up)

Product Dimensions (in): 17.5W x 15.5H x 27.5D (handle down)

Seat Back Compartment Height (in): 20

Seat Area Depth/Width (in): 13/19

Shoulder Width (in): 10

Harness Slot Heights (in): 5, 7, 9, 12

Buckle Strap Depth (in): 3.5, 5.5

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Do you know if the b-safe will work in any of the stroller frames like the snap n go? Thanks!

Ashley Douglas
I recently purchased this car seat and while it seems to be a great car seat I have to say that there are features that I feel would have compromised my choice in this car seat had I know before hand. The base does not completely hold down. It has the option to use the latches but yet the front of the base will still pull almost completely forward. When the car seat is in the base it seems that if an accident presented itself there could possibly be a chance that the seat would pull towards the rear window… Read more »
Kaela T

Love the safety features on the britax b-safe!


Do you know if the Baby Jogger City Mini Car Seat Adapter is compatible with the Britax B-Safe. Like the City Select adapter that Michelle mentions above, they only mention the Chaperone in their literature and on their site.

We got it to fit and it seems very secure but we are just looking for some expert advice!



Is this car seat compatible with any lightweight car seat carrier stroller bases such as snap and go, graco snug rider or chicco keyfit?


Hi there! Thanks for doing this review! I’m trying to decide between this one and the chicco keyfit 30. One factor is that I live in Las Vegas where temps soar into the 115-120 range in the summer. I read that the chicco is a pretty warm seat without much airflow. Is this true for the Britax B safe as well?


Is the B-safe compatible with any of the universal infant car seat carriers? I purchased a Kolcraft, but then discovered the two were not compatible. I do have the B-Agile stroller, but would prefer a stroller frame for the first few months. Has anyone had any luck finding a compatible car seat carrier?

gliders and rockers

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Does the carseat work with a different base?


Hollie, I have seen tons of your reviews and they are so helpful! Thanks. Question. Do you (or anyone else)know if the Britax B-Safe is compatible with the Baby Jogger City Select Car Seat adapter. They only mention the Chaperone on their list but perhaps it’s because the B-Safe is so new. Please advise.

Jaclyn Lanni

Hi – will the Chaperone model fit in a BMW X3 and a Mercedes C300?


The Britax B Safe does work well with the Britax line of stollers. It has built in adapters especially for the Britax strollers. However, when you take those adapters off, it does seems to slip into the various frame strollers as well.


Is the Britax B-Safe compatible with the Babyjogger City select car seat adapter? I already called Babyjogger and asked, but they told me that they didn’t test that so far. So maybe someone tried and could tell me if it fits? I really hope it does. Thank you.


Is this car seat also compatible with the Maclaren XLR stroller like the last Britax infant carrier was?


Does anyone know if the Britax B-Safe will fit in a Toyota Prius?