Stroller Buying Guide

This guide introduces the 6 different kinds of strollers, so you can make an informed decision on the perfect fit for your family. You can also take our quick quiz for our recommendation.

All-Purpose

Pros
Perfect for everyday tasks
Last from infancy through toddler years
Often connects with car seat, allowing easy transferring
Often have large Storage baskets
Often Have Cup Holders
Often Have reclining Seats

Cons
They can to be bulky and heavy

UPPAbaby CRUZ

Bugaboo Bee 3

UPPAbaby VISTA V2

Mockingbird Single to Double

Travel

Pros
Designed for portability, these strollers often weigh 15 lbs or less
They fold easily and compactly making them perfect for travel

Cons
Most aren’t safe for babies under 6 months
They don’t offer many features or much storage

UPPAbaby MINU

Babyzen YOYO2

Bugaboo Ant Complete

Baby Jogger City Tour 2

Double

Pros
If you have two under 4 a double stroller is a must
Seating options include side-by-side and tandem, where one child sits behind the other
Most have dual cup holders, large sun shades and decent sized storage baskets

Cons
They tend to be BIG

UPPAbaby Vista V2

Baby Jogger City Mini GT2

Mockingbird Single to Double

Joovy Caboose Too Ultralight

Convertible

Pros
Versatile for a family planning to expand
Can be both a single stroller and a double
Most offer a variety of seat configurations upping your chances of keeping two kids happy

Cons
They tend to be large, heavy and more expensive than others

Nuna Demi Grow

Uppababy Vista V2

Mockingbird Single to Double

Bugaboo Donkey 3 Mono

Jogging

Pros
Very sturdy
Great for running (of course)
Good on bumpy terrain like trails and grass

Cons
Tires can require more maintenance
Due to their sturdiness, they can be heavier

BOB Gear Revo Flex 3.0

Thule Urban Glide 2

Baby Trend Expedition

Thule Chariot Cross Multisport

Car Seat Carriers

Pros
Ultra lightweight
Compact & convenient
Many have parent cup holders and large storage baskets

Cons
Once your child outgrows their car seat, you may need to upgrade

Doona Infant Car Seat

Baby Trend Snap-N-Go

Chicco KeyFit Caddy

Baby Trend Snap-N-Go Double

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