The Via Infant Car Seat is part of the First Years Family of car seats with a Five Star Ease of Use rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Developed with both baby and their caregivers in mind, the Via comes with a stay-in-the-car seat base, and includes built-in lock-offs and color-coded belt paths. Children will have a comfortable ride thanks to the seat's double-wall construction, while adults will appreciate its convenient features such as the easy-to-clean padding, no rethread one hand harness adjustment and comfort carry handle. The Via is compatible with The First Years' Wave, Indigo, and Wisp strollers.
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Via Infant Car Seat
The Via car seat received the Five-Star Ease of Use rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
This rating is based on the four following key components:
- Evaluation of Instructions
- Are the instructions easy to read and follow?
- Evaluation of Labels
- Are the labels easy to access and to follow?
- Vehicle Installation Features
- Do the features on the seat make the installation easier?
- Securing the Child
- How easy is it to ensure the child is in the seat correctly?
Features easy-to-remove padding for quick and convenient car seat cleaning.
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Safety Features Offer Peace of Mind
Comfortable for children,
convenient for parents.
The Via is side-impact tested to International standards. It's ideal for infants from 5 to 35 pounds with the base, and features a deep shell with double-wall construction for extra support. The Via can also be installed without the base for use up to 22 pounds. For added security, its patented Rebound Energy Management handle helps manage the rebound energy inside the car in the event of a crash.
Easy-to-Use Features Provide Caregivers with Convenience
The Via's one-hand adjustable five-point harness means you never need to rethread. A stay-in-the-car seat base make installation easy, while an easy release at the base of the seat makes detaching a breeze. Its dual-side angle indicators and four position stay-in-the-car base allows you to insert the seat properly, so you can achieve the ideal position. The Via also features built-in lock-offs, LATCH system, and color-coded belt paths for fast seat installments.
Seat Design Details Add Comfort for Infants
With large interior dimensions and an easy-off, easy-to-clean pad, the Via features a comfortable, infant-minded design. Its innovative comfort carry handle with oversized elbow padding makes it simple for caretakers to tote. As an added bonus, its exclusive Information-frame handle provides a discreet and confidential spot for storing important contact or medical information.
The Via Infant Car Seat is compatible with the First Years' Wave, Indigo, and Wisp strollers. This seat is backed by a manufacturer's limited one-year warranty.
For a list of the Via's key features see below:
What's in the Box
- Built-in lock-offs and color-coded belt paths simplify installation.
- Includes a stay-in-the-car seat base and easy one-handed release
- Features patented Rebound Energy Management Handle system
- Adjustable harness needs no rethreading
- Can be used with the base up to 35 pounds, and up to 22 pounds without
- Compatible with the First Years' Wave, Indigo and Wisp strollers
- No assembly required
- Age/Weight Requirements: 5 to 35 pounds
- Warranty Information: Limited one-year warranty
Via Infant Car Seat and instruction manual.
The Via has received Five Stars for Ease of Use by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Your first car seat purchase should always be one that is easy to use, when you bring home The First Years Via Infant car seat you bring home a seat that does just that, makes use easier. The Via offers the features that are standard on all The First Years car seats. For use from 5 to 35 pounds with the base, the Via features double wall construction for extra support. The patented one hand easy to adjust five point harness means you never need to rethread, ever, making it one of the easiest seats to use. The Via offers one of the deepest shells in the market and is side impact tested to International standards. The patented rebound energy management handle helps manage the energy in the event of a crash and the innovative comfort carry handle with oversized elbow padding makes it easier to carry. The exclusive Information frame handle, provides a secure spot for all that important contact information. Built in lock offs and color coded belt paths make installation easier too. The Via comes with a stay in the car seat base. The Via also works with The First Years wave, indigo and wisp strollers. The Via features include: double wall construction no rethread easy one hand adjust harness easy off pad Side impact tested to International standards Side Angle indicator Built in lock offs latch system color coded belt paths larger interior dimensions easy release from base on seat.