CLEK Foonf Convertible Carseat – Thunder

$699.99

 

The Mother of All Car Seats

Built like a tank. Made with patented energy-absorbing crumple technology. The Foonf convertible car seat provides the utmost protection for your child. It’s easy to install, with a forward-facing rigid-UAS installation that’s so secure, you’d swear the seat becomes one with your vehicle. It’s one of the best-rated convertible car seats available, and has the durability to be passed from one child to another. (And another. And another.)

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Product Description

Child Height, Weight and Age

Rear-Facing Mode

  • Height: 25–43 in.
  • Weight: 14–40 lb
  • Minimum Age: Able to sit upright alone
  • When using with infant-thingy (sold separately), you can accommodate a child that’s 5 lb and 19 in.

Forward-Facing Mode

  • Height: 30–49 in.
  • Weight: 20–65 lb
  • Minimum Age: 2+ years recommended*  (1 year minimum)

New for 2019

For 2019 foonf models we will be transitioning our current line of Crypton Super Fabrics (shadow, flamingo, cloud, thunder, slate) to Crypton’s C-Zero+ performance fabrics with moisture barrier. The Noire fabric option (available on fllo) will continue to be Crypton Super Fabric. Expect to see 2019 models beginning in March.

What is the difference between C-Zero+ performance fabrics and Crypton Super Fabrics?

Unlike the Crypton Super Fabrics, the C-Zero+ performance fabrics use a fluorine-free chemistry for stain resistance, while still maintaining impermeability to liquids and spills, anti-microbial technology and GREENGUARD Gold certification, and remaining free of brominated and chlorinated flame retardants.

Why did Clek move to C-Zero+ chemistry?

As part of our goal of improving our ecological footprint, we are switching to the more environmentally-friendly C-Zero+ chemistry.

Clek has long been a proponent of extended rear-facing, which is why we have not one, but two convertible seat options that have been designed to international best practices, which is to allow your child to remain rear-facing until their 4th birthday.

Ride Safe. Ride Right. Ride On.

Today we are happy to see that recommendations in the U.S. are catching up to what we already know to be true, that rear-facing is the safest way to ride. The AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) released a revised guideline on car seat safety, dropping their previously stated 2 year age criteria for rear-facing, and now instead recommend kids ride rear-facing as long as possible, up to the limits of their car seat.

Children should ride in a rear-facing car safety seat as long as possible,

up to the limits of their car safety seat.

This will include virtually all children under 2 years of age and most children up to age 4.

– Benjamin Hoffman, M.D., FAAP

While this may not seem like a big deal on paper, this is encouraging to see policy statements promoting what we know as best practice in car seat safety.

When it comes to changing laws, however, we are likely to see the age criteria remain for the foreseeable future.

The limits of different seats cannot be put into law as there are many variances. But we can still list ages in our car seat laws, relying on growth charts and availability of seats. Many states have updated their laws to require children rear-face until age 2, and we hope to see more states follow suit.

Rear-facing protects the most fragile parts of a young child’s developing body in a collision: their head, neck, and spine. Positioning the car seat to face the back of the vehicle gives your child the best possible protection in a crash.

Additional information

Weight 21.14 kg
Dimensions 77.47 × 46.99 × 43.18 cm