Table for location of i-Size child seats

The table gives a recommendation for which i-Size child seats suit which locations, and for what size of child.

The child seat must be approved in accordance with UN Reg R129.


Always read the owner's manual section on installing a child seat before installing one in the car.
Type of child seatFront seat (with deactivated airbag, only rear-facing child seats)Front seat (with activated airbag, only front-facing child seats)Outer rear seatCentre rear seat
i-Size child seatsXXi-U1, 2X

i-U: Suitable for i-Size "universal" child seat, front-facing and rear-facing.

X: Not suitable for universally approved child seats.

  1. 1 Volvo recommends that children travel in a rear-facing child seat until as late an age as possible, at least until 4 years of age.
  2. 2 Volvo recommends: Volvo Easy access rear-facing child seat i-Size (type approval E1-010016) and BeSafe iZi Kid X2 i-Size (type approval E4-129R-000002).