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Which is Better? Nuna Pipa vs. UppaBaby Mesa Infant Car Seats

Which is Better? Nuna Pipa vs. UppaBaby Mesa Infant Car Seats

Parents looking for a car seat with top safety features, high customer satisfaction, and style to boot - look no further! Well, look a little further; we’ve got two options you’ll love. The Nuna Pipa infant car seat and the UPPAbaby Mesa infant car seat each offer unique, sleek designs, easy installation, extra lightweight carrying, and top-of-the-line safety features. Both were listed among the best car seats for new moms. We’ve done a side-by-side comparison of the features and statistics for each car seat so you can choose the best option for your baby bundle.

The Pipa, Nuna’s Headlining Car Seat

Top: Berry, Blackberry, Graphite, Indigo
Bottom: Navy, Night, Sand, Scarlet
The Pipa has a weight capacity of up to 32 pounds, and weighs only 7.9 pounds when detached from the base. This is great for parents looking for a lightweight, easy-to-carry car seat. And for those of us looking for lots of options, the Nuna Pipa comes in eight different colors (ranging from neutral to bold) and is compatible* with ten different strollers.
In addition to a five second install and a super shady Dream Drape, the Pipa comes with an added safety feature on the base: a load leg. Essentially, the load leg anchors the car seat so firmly that if you’re in an accident, it won’t thrust downward, thus lowering risk of injury to your baby’s neck. You can read a bit more about the load leg here, or check out the video below.

The UPPAbaby Mesa Car Seat

Jake/Black, Georgie/Marine Blue, Denny/Red, Lindsey/Wheat, Pascal/Grey

The Mesa’s updated lightweight design clocks in at 9.9 pounds and comes in five popular colors. This is the only car seat on the market with the unique SMARTsecure technology that makes installation faster, easier, and safer. Installation takes ten seconds and uses automatic, self-retracting LATCH connectors to be sure you’ve properly installed the base every time.

Plus, it comes with an adjustable headrest, no-rethread harness, and side impact protection, making this one of the safest car seats available.

The Mesa attaches to the UPPAbaby Vista and Cruz strollers without adapters so parents can easily switch modes between driving and walking without even unbuckling baby.

The Car Seat for Your Baby

Whether you value safety, style, ease of use, or all of the above, both the Nuna Pipa and UPPAbaby Mesa car seats are built to impress with their features and design. Your baby is highly protected in the Pipa with the load leg and extra sturdy base, and in the Mesa with the SMARTsecure installation technology and side impact protection. Whether you’re driving across the country or around town with your little one, either of these car seats would win you parent of the year. Watch the video below for more info!

**For even MORE information on how to choose the right car seat, check out our Car Seat Buying Guide!

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