You can install all UPPAbaby Mesa models without a base. This is super convenient when traveling or using ride shares. Knowing you can install the car seat safely wherever you are is great peace of mind!
So how do you do install it without the base?
Here is a quick video showing how to use the European routing method on the Mesa V2.
The European routing method uses the seat belt through the belt guides of the car seat, and the shoulder belt routes around the back of the shell of the car seat. The European routing method acts how a load leg does on the base. It reduces head and neck forces, and eliminates downward motion of the car seat during a crash.
Here is how to install the Mesa Max with the European routing method:
If you ever want to install your car seat without a base, always refer to your car seat manual as it will give you directions.
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