Review of Hardcastle Car Swivel Cushion

    This is a review of the Hardcastle Car Swivel Cushion, the cheapest out of the four car seat swivels we have reviewed and the most simplistic looking, we see how it is for access in to your car.

    Hardcastle Car Swivel Cushion

     

    Technical Details
    Season
    all seasons
    Portable
    Yes
    Fits 3 Door
    Yes
    Fits 5 Door
    Yes
    Rating
    4.1/5
    Price
    £
    Warranty
    No
    Vehicle
    car
    suv
    truck
    van
    Brand
    Hardcastle
    Number of seats
    1 seats
    Seat Position
    front & rear
    Dimensions
    39 x 3.5 cm
    Weight
    1100 g
    Size
    single
    Washable
    Yes
    Next Day Delivery
    No

    The Hardcastle Car Swivel Cushion comes packed in a standard cardboard box and from that moment it is easy to use. Simply remove all the packaging and place into the car. These swivel cushions really help to reduce the pressure and weight of the knees when getting in and out of the car.

    Hardcastle Car Swivel Cushion

    The actual padded cushion itself is made from memory foam. This is really helpful as the material makes it more comfortable over time for the person using it. Memory foam is great as once it takes your shape your buttocks will sit in the shape it creates and take the pressure of the sit bones and will enhance your actual car seats.

    The cushion cover that goes over the top is made from a robust polyester material. It can be easily removed and washed if needed and being black and simplistic in colour and style it should suit most cars. Once it is underneath you and you're sitting on it though, that shouldn't matter as it will be out of your view.

    Hardcastle Car Swivel Cushion In Place

    The cushion is a decent size with a circumferance of 39 cm and 3.5 cm thick. The cushion swivel works on a ball bearing basis making it very easy to swivel into the right seating position. To the base of the cushion has a plastic non slip base however I found this is not as rigid as I feel it should be depending on the material. It seems to work better on leather or PVC car seats than fabric car seats as it moves around more on this type of material.

    Pros
    • Helps reduce strain on back, hips and knees
    • Easy to remove and washable cover
    • Non-slip base
    • Provide ease of getting in and out of the car
    • Memory foam moulds to shape over time
    • Uses a ball bearing which reduces friction
    Cons
    • Not the most grippy
    Verdict

    The Hardcastle car swivel cushion works great for the driver of the car with its memory foam cushion, is a good size and easily washable but I would use on harder material upholstery.