Diono Monterey 2 Expandable Booster: Short Journeys

A couple of weeks ago, I shared some Top Travel Safety Tips from Diono during Child Safety Week. I also mentioned that we are currently reviewing the Diono Monterey 2 Expandable Booster. We were sent the black version which has a black ultra-suede and mesh with black velour trim.

Diono Monterey 2 Expandable Booster
Diono Monterey 2 Expandable Booster

Diono Monterey 2 Expandable Booster arrived in two parts, it packs flat for convenience. The seat bottom has extra length for leg support and features AirTek foam and tampered sides for total comfort. It also has dual cup holders which are extra deep and angled to keep drinks upright.

Diono Monterey 2: Bottom Seat
Diono Monterey 2: Bottom Seat

It is a fixed-position booster with integrated ISOFAST connectors and a front adjuster, which allows a safe and secure installation.  It was simple and easy putting them together and installing the booster, it comes with easy to follow instructions and it took me no more than 5 minutes to fit the booster in our car.

Diono Monterey 2: Top Seat
Diono Monterey 2: Top Seat

The Monterey 2 Expandable Booster from Diono (RRP £100) is a high-backed booster seat which offers children the safest protection when in the car. The deep, metal reinforced sides are lined with energy-absorbing EPS foam for side-impact protection and reduce the risk of injury when in a side on collision.

Diono Monterey 2 Booster
Diono Monterey 2 Booster

With the height adjustable head rest and expandable sides it’s the perfect fit for growing children and easy to ensure the seat is set up correctly to offer the best protection. It has an adjustable width, the expandable seat back width fits shoulders up to 50.8cm and it also has adjustable height with 11 position headrest with adjusts up to 16.5cm with one hand.

Diono Monterey 2 Booster
Diono Monterey 2 Booster

Diono Monterey 2 Expandable Booster  has been recently rated as the top group 2/3 seat (suitable for children aged 4 to 12) in stringent ADAC tests, the multi award winning Monterey 2 is highly praised for its efficacy in reducing front and side impact forces and offering quick, easy and secure installation.

Little Man in his Monterey Booster
Little Man in his Monterey Booster

Little man is really enjoying his new car seat, Diono Monterey 2 Expandable Booster is very comfortable and he seems very relaxed in our car journeys. We’ve been out and about and little man nearly fall asleep, it’s definitely been an easy ride on Diono Monterey 2 Expandable Booster .

Relaxing on Diono Monterey Booster
Relaxing on Diono Monterey Booster

Next time, we will be talking about our experience with Diono Monterey 2 Expandable Booster on a long journey.


The product was provided free of charge for review purposes. However the opinions expressed in this review are honest and my own.

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