Stroller Buying Guide – Part 5: Comparison chart of the different types of strollers
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Stroller Buying Guide – Part 5:
* Comparison chart of the different types of strollers

by Alicia in New posts, Strollers

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Here is a comparison chart detailing the different kinds of strollers available. There are many different types of strollers and parents should use the type of stroller that fits their lifestyle best. Often, parents will buy more than one stroller. Most parents could use a Travel System as well as a compact/umbrella stroller, or a large traditional stroller.
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Umbrella / Standard Regular Size High End Traditional Double/Twin Jogging Travel Systems
5 point harness 3 or 5 point Yes Yes Yes Yes
Holds up to.. lbs 50 lbs. Usually 50 lbs. Usually 50 lbs. per seat Usually 50 – 75 lbs. Up to 50 lbs. per seat
Stroller weight 7-11lbs 17-27 lbs. Over 30 lbs. About 30 lbs. 26 – 35 lbs.
Included Accessories

Side by side usually doesn’t have a tray Cup & Snack tray for child and parent Cup & Snack tray for child and parent
Canopy/Sun shade Sometimes Usually Usually Usually Usually
Price range $20 – $90 $400 – $1000+ $150 + $125+ $200+
Length About 40″ 35-40″ 40-50 inches 40 – 50 inches

About 40″

Adjustable Handlebar No Most Rarely Rarely Rarely
Machine Washable seat cover? Rarely – usually can’t take seat cover off Most Most Most Most
Well known brands The First Years, Chicco Musty, Bugaboo, UPPAbaby Graco, Jeep double, Maclaren InStep, Jeep Graco
Multiple reclining positions Most of the time Yes Most Yes Yes
Adjustable handlebar Rarely Usually Sometimes Sometimes Sometimes
Seat straps adjustable Sometimes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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