Best Baby Strollers Reviewed and Rated
The massive number of baby products out on the market today can make it rather difficult to determine just what you need and what you really don’t need. There are, however, a few things that most everyone would agree are close to essential when you have a baby. One of those things is a stroller for your baby. Unfortunately, simply knowing that you need to find a stroller for your baby does not make it any easier to choose one because there are thousands and thousands of different strollers out there. It can certainly be overwhelming to choose one. That is where we come in! We have taken the time to carefully evaluate the baby strollers on the market to bring you this list of the best of the best. This will help to narrow down your choices and give you a clear picture of what you’re getting with each stroller.
Our Top 3 Picks
- Summer Infant
- Gb Pockit
- Baby Jogger
- Easy to use
10 Best Baby Strollers
1. Summer Infant 3Dlite
Convenient Easy-to-Transport Design
This cute and convenient stroller is designed to make things as easy and simple as possible on you. It is designed to fold up very easily and once it is folded down, it is very compact. Its lightweight aluminum frame keeps the weight down, and the carrying strap makes it super easy to bring along with you.
Lightweight aluminum frame
Storage behind seat
This is the least expensive stroller to make this list by a long shot. It is extremely affordable, but still packs a punch when it comes to usability, features and even appearance. It looks good, works great, and provides a lot of important convenience factors, so it definitely has a really incredible value.
There is no doubt that this is a good option for a stroller, but if you are looking for something really durable and high-end, you may want to consider one of the other choices on the list. This is a great stroller, that will work really well for those looking for something while on a tighter budget.
Easy to transport
Good amount of storage space available
Anti-shock wheels make for a smoother ride
Not quite as durable as other options
Doesn’t stand when folded
2. gb Pockit
The coolest, most unique thing about this cute little stroller is its amazingly compact size. This stroller folds down to about 1 square foot in size and can even fit into a diaper bag or purse! Plus, it only takes 2 easy steps to get it down to that size. It only weighs less than 10 pounds with its lightweight, but still very strong, aluminum frame.
Lockable swivel wheels
55-pound weight limit
This adorable and impressive stroller has lots to offer and is rather unique. It maintains a very high-quality and good functionality while being much smaller and lighter than other similar stroller options. It is fairly inexpensive, pretty close to the bottom of the list in regard to the price, so its value is really incredible and its definitely worth the purchase.
This is a unique, stylish, and useful stroller that can work well in almost any family’s day to day life. It is inexpensive and well-worth the purchase. It is an especially good choice for traveling and can make things like airports much easier to navigate with a little one along.
Light weight and compact size make it perfect for travel
Adjustable, padded harness creates comfort that grows with your child
55-pound weight limit is impressive for the stroller’s size
Affordable price fits in most budgets
Less storage than other strollers
Not for use with babies under 6 months of age
3. Baby Jogger 2016 City Mini
50-Pound Weight Limit
This stroller is designed to be used long-term, which means you can really maximize the use that you get out of it. It can be used with babies and children everywhere from 5 pounds to 50 pounds. That means your newborn will fit safely, but that you can also continue to use this same stroller for years to come!
Lockable swivel front wheels
50-pound weight limit
The Baby Jogger City Mini falls right around the middle of our list price-wise. It isn’t unbelievably expensive, but it isn’t cheap either. It has good value with its variety of good features, compact size, and easy maneuverability.
This stroller really is just the absolute perfect stroller for families navigating city life. It allows you to easily transport your child walking around urban areas with its compact size and features like locking swivel front wheels. It might not be the best choice for you if you want to go all-terrain or anything like that, but if you are a city dweller, this is a truly excellent choice of stroller.
Everything about the design is perfect for the city
Can be used for newborns all the way up to young children
Very easy to use and maneuver
Does not take up much space, especially when folded down
Design is nice and attractive
Seat does not go completely upright
Does not stand up when folded
4. Graco Fastaction Fold Jogger Click Connect
Smart Phone Holder
One really cool and very unique thing about this particular stroller is that it has a place designed specifically to secure your smart phone. It is located up on the parent tray and can fit a variety of different smart phones or even mp3 players. You can place your phone in it either horizontally or vertically and it adjusts to properly secure your phone or other device into place so that it safely stays put while jogging or running.
Multiple cup holders
Large under-seat storage
Locking swivel front tire
This is the least expensive jogging stroller on the list and is very affordable. Most people with most budgets will have no problem purchasing this stroller. It is very close to the bottom of the list as far as cost, and still has lots of features, even some unique features. This is a stroller with excellent overall value.
This can be an excellent choice of stroller for almost any family out there. It comes from a very well-trusted brand, and is a high-quality product for sure. It is designed especially for jogging, but is also made to use easily when just strolling around. With its good value and excellent price, it can be a perfect choice for many families.
Very convenient for parents
Designed for a smooth and comfortable ride
Good for use when jogging or running
Unique useful features
Comes at a very affordable price
Not very compact when folded
5. BOB Revolution PRO
Hand-Activated Rear Drum Brakes
This stroller has another cool feature which is the rear drum brakes. This really useful feature is activated by your hand up on the handlebar of the stroller which makes it exceptionally easy to use. This can give you superior control of the stroller and the increasing speed of the stroller when you are headed downhill. There is even a strap right next to the brake control that hooks around your wrist for added safety.
Rear drum brakes
Locking front swivel wheel
75-pound weight limit
This stroller comes in on the higher end of the middle of our list when it comes to the cost. So, it is kind of pricey, but definitely not the most expensive stroller out there. It is extremely useful with great functionality and good features, so the value is undeniable.
This is another great option for joggers with lots of great features and a guaranteed smooth ride for your little one. It is comfortable, nice-looking and works great so even though it is a good choice for joggers, it can also be a good choice even if you aren’t planning on doing a lot of jogging.
Easy and quick to fold up for storage or transport
Multiple features provide great jogging experience
Peek-a-boo window gives you the ability to see your child with the canopy out
Designed to give the smoothest ride possible for your child
High weight limit allows you to maximize use
6. Thule Urban Glide
The Urban Glide is designed specifically as a jogging stroller making it perfect for parents that love to run! The large three-wheel design gives it the perfect set up for jogging. The back wheels each have suspension capabilities built into them which helps to give a smoother ride to your little one, especially over terrain that isn’t as smooth. Then the front wheel, which usually swivels freely to provide extra control and a smaller turn radius, can be locked into place for jogging which helps to steady the stroller and keep it nice and sturdy while you jog.
Locking swivel front wheel
75-pound weight limit
This is a pretty pricey stroller, although it is not as much as the most expensive options on the list. With its many impressive and even unique designs and features, it really does have a good value. In fact, if you consider the price with the number of features and how convenient, comfortable, durable, and easy-to-use it is, it probably has one of the highest values on our list of the best baby strollers.
This is a really amazing jogging stroller that is absolutely perfect joggers looking for a top-notch stroller for their baby to ride along in. With its impressive value and wonderful functionality, it could really be a great stroller for anyone that is prepared to pay for it and not just joggers.
Perfectly designed for safe jogging
Highly adjustable for maximum comfort
Very easy to fold up even with only one hand available
Stylish design gives it a great look
Suspension and locking wheel make for a nice and smooth ride
High weight limit allows you to maximize use
7. Britax 2017 B-Agile
One-Hand Easy-Fold Design
This amazing stroller gets even better when you realize how very simple it is to fold it down for transporting it or storing it. Some strollers are very complicated and annoying to fold down or to open back up, but this stroller makes it as easy as possible. You only need one hand which means you can even fold this stroller down while you are holding your baby! You can definitely tell that Britax was really thinking about the daily struggles of parents when they designed this stroller.
One-hand easy-fold design
Sleek, modern design
Connects with any Britax infant car seat
This incredible Britax stroller comes in at a very reasonable price falling in the lower part of the middle of our list. This stroller really has unbeatable value with such an amazing price and impressive design. There is no wondering why this stroller comes in at our number one spot.
This stroller could be a perfect choice for practically any family. It has great overall features, looks fantastic, is easy to use, and comes at a reasonable price as well. If you are looking for a really high-quality stroller that doesn’t come at an unattainably high price, this is definitely the perfect stroller for you.
Designed to conveniently fold down for easy storage or transportation
Aluminum frame keeps the weight of this stroller low
Under-seat storage and zippered pocket create plenty of storage space
Is able to easily be used with any Britax infant car seat
Swivel ability of the front wheels gives a tight turn radius
Is easy to steer and maneuver
No hard foot rest for child
8. UPPAbaby 2017 Vista
This stroller even comes with a bassinet for your little one! It attaches to the stroller to basically turn it into a pram so it makes for an extra cozy and still very safe ride for your little one and the best part is you can clearly see and access your baby when in the bassinet on the stroller. This innovative bassinet can even be used as a full-time sleeping solution for your little one, and has a stand that can be purchased separately for use when you aren’t on the go! It is designed with comfort, safety, and breathability in mind. The bassinets liner and cover are even machine washable!
Large storage basket
There is no denying that this is an expensive stroller, it is the highest price on our list, but it absolutely makes sense that it is. Not only does it include a bassinet with it, but the impressive number of different features, options, and configurations make this a really valuable stroller. It is easy to use, nice-looking, and just extremely functional and beneficial.
This is an amazing, high-end, high-quality stroller. It can even be used long-term because its high quality, durability, and ability to be used for up to three different children of different sizes and ages. It certainly won’t be in everyone’s budget, but if you are able to afford it, you are almost guaranteed to love everything about your purchase.
Can be used with multiple children at once
Has accessories available for purchase
Works well in a variety of weather conditions
Can be configured in multiple ways based on needs and preference
Design is sleek and attractive
Includes a bassinet that can be used with or without the stroller
9. Baby Jogger City Select LUX
This stroller is designed to work on all terrains making it the perfect stroller not just for the city, but for practically anywhere that you bring your baby with you. All 4 of the wheels have suspension capabilities, and the front wheels are locking swivel wheels. These things work together to give you superior control and give your child a nice and smooth ride regardless of the terrain.
Locking front swivel wheels
Adjustable multi-position seat
Ample storage space
This is near the top of our list when it comes to the cost of this stroller. Even though it is pretty pricey, it is still a stroller with really great value. You can clearly see why this is a more expensive product. It is a very high-quality, nice-looking, and very functional stroller.
This is a really wonderful stroller that while pricey, still has a great value to it. It is a good purchase that will last for years to come and can even be used with multiple children. If it is in your price-range, you may really want to consider this as your stroller, especially if you have multiple kids or plan to have more kids in the future.
Multiple features allow good control and smooth ride
Works well on a variety of different terrains
Adjustable canopy and sun protection provide safety and comfort
It looks just as great as it works
Hand-operated brake is unique and useful
10. Chicco Viaro
Outstanding Comfort for Child
This lovely stroller was made with your child in mind. It has tons of different ways that it helps to provide the highest level of comfort possible for your precious little one. The adjustable canopy provides ample protection from the sun as well as other elements, while the adjustable backrest allows your child to sit in their ideal position for maximum comfort. It even includes a nifty child tray so that your child can have their drink and snacks or toys at a comfortable and reachable distance. The swiveling front wheels even help to provide an easy, smooth ride for them too.
Lightweight aluminum frame
Swivel front wheels
Padded push handle
This is a really great stroller that has almost unbeatable value. It is one of the lowest costing strollers that has made it onto our list, and still contends with the other strollers. It is very impressive in the number of features and how functional and easy-to-use it is all at the low price tag it comes with.
It’s not quite as high-quality as some of the other strollers, but that certainly does not mean that it is at all bad-quality. Overall, with it’s wonderful value, great look, good functionality, and many features, this stroller really can be a great option for any family out there, especially a family looking for a phenomenal stroller at a phenomenal price.
Aluminum frame and easy folding make storage and transport easy
Very comfortable for the child
Multiple conveniences for the parents
Plenty of storage room for all essentials
Works with any of the Chicco KeyFit car seats
Wheels may be too small for some user’s preference
Criteria for Evaluation
Obviously, the quality of any product is very important when making purchasing decisions. You want a well-made stroller that is made of high-quality materials and put together efficiently. You need something that will last for years to come and won’t break down or wear down quickly. You deserve a stroller that you can trust to transport your child. We know how important these things are, especially when it comes to something you will be using with your child, so we were very careful to pay attention to these things and choose only the best, highest quality strollers to put onto our list for you.
This has to be on the forefront of any parent or caregivers mind when shopping for baby products. This is especially true for something like a stroller where you are actually putting your child into the product and trusting it to keep your child safe and sound. You need to feel comfortable putting your trust into that product and we checked into the safety of the products we reviewed and you can rest assured that every stroller on this list is perfectly safe for your little one.
How well a stroller works and does its job is very important when it comes to choosing which stroller you want to purchase for your little one. You want and need a stroller that will really do what you expect it to and work well. It needs to be built well with a great, functional design. We chose our strollers with this in mind to create an awesome list of highly functional strollers for you to choose from.
This might not be the top priority, but style is definitely still an important factor when choosing products. You want to have a product that isn’t just high-quality and functional, but also looks great too! We realize that there is a large variety of different styles out there, so we included strollers with different looks and styles so there is something to fit every style on our list.
Here is another important thing to keep in mind when shopping for your stroller. There are so many different features on strollers today, and each stroller has a different set of features. You need to figure out what features are most important to you, and try to choose a stroller that best meets what you want. We chose strollers that have a variety of great, useful features so that you have good choices that are most likely to meet your desires well.
Anytime you ever make any purchase, you will need to think about the cost of a product. You want something that you are able to afford, but you don’t want to just choose the cheapest product out there because you will likely get exactly what you pay for. That is why the actual price isn’t the only important factor when it comes to cost. You need something with great value as well. A stroller with good value is stylish, high-quality, and has great features in addition to being reasonably priced. All of the strollers that we included on our list have wonderful value, and we were also careful to include a variety of different prices on the list so that everyone could easily find a stroller of excellent value that fits well into their budget.
Here is one factor that often goes forgotten, but is so vital to making good purchasing decisions. The user reviews that a product receives say so much about the product. By reading the user reviews of a stroller, you can learn exactly what the real people that have actually purchased and used the product think of it. This will allow you to accurately examine many of the different important factors of making a good purchasing decision that you may not be able to get a clear picture of just by reading the description or features of a product. Through user reviews, you can actually really know what it is like to own the product and can get a good idea of if the product is really worth the purchase or not. We weeded through tons of user reviews on many different strollers in order to get the full picture of purchasing the products and this allowed us to create this list of the best of the best of baby strollers.
Are strollers safe for my baby/child?
Yes! Strollers are designed with your child’s safety in mind. They are made with harnesses to secure your child safely in place in the seat of the stroller. The harnesses can be adjusted to more securely and snuggly fit your child which increases both safety as well as comfort for your little one. Many strollers also have other safety features like a bumper bar, suspension, and padding.
How long can I continue to use my stroller?
Every stroller is different just like very baby is different so this answer will vary depending on your stroller and the size of your baby. Most strollers can be used for several years or more. To find out for sure, look at the weight limit of your specific stroller.
Can my baby safely nap in their stroller?
Absolutely, your baby can certainly take a nap in their stroller. Some of the strollers even recline into an almost flat position to make them extra comfy for sleeping. You should, of course, always monitor your child while they are napping in the stroller just to be extra safe as you can never be too careful when it comes to the safety of your precious baby.
Will my car seat work with my stroller as a travel system?
Do I have to use my stroller on smooth terrain?
Not necessarily, most of the strollers on the list can be used on multiple terrains, and several can be used on any terrain. Some strollers have large tires, air-filled tires, and/or suspension systems in addition to locking front wheels that all do wonderful things to create a smoother ride, even when you aren’t on a smooth terrain.