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Top Strollers

Diapers.com reveals its hottest strollers

For the first time ever, we’re revealing our best-selling strollers so you can get the inside scoop on parent-approved favorites. Our million-plus customer base has spoken with their wallets — find out what they’re buying and why they’re loving it. Check out the Top 10 lists below, go to Diapers.com to see current pricing for our entire collection of strollers, including 2010 and 2011 models.

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Strollers 101 Standard-size: These models come with all the bells and whistles for

everyday strolling — from oversized canopies to extra storage and cup holders. Tip: Personalize your stroller with accessories like reversible liners, handlebar consoles, travel bags and rain covers.

Lightweight: Also known as the umbrella stroller, this is the ultimate

traveling companion. They’re easy to fold and carry (some weigh only 10 pounds). Tip: Lightweight doesn’t have to mean light on features — cup holders, an adjustable canopy, a storage basket and a reclining seat are perks to look for.

Jogging: They’re fast, cool-looking and can run circles around the other

strollers at the playground. “All-terrain” strollers and “three-wheelers” are great for brisk walking or light jogging, while serious runners should look for a stroller with a fixed front wheel. Tip: The bigger the wheel, the greater the workout potential.

Special Picks City Dwellers: Baby Jogger City Mini (amazing fold & compact) Suburbanites: Chicco KeyFit Travel System (easy 1-hand fold) Travel: Chicco Ct0.6 (11 lbs. & reclines)

Double/Triple: Not just for twins or triplets, these strollers can also ac-

Growing Families: Britax B-Ready; Baby Jogger City Select (easily convert to double)

Travel System: This combo lets you attach the car seat to the stroller

Twins: Graco Quattro Tour Duo (takes two car seats; easy fold)

comodate younger and older siblings. A wheeled board is the perfect option for an older child too. Tip: If you prefer a side-by-side double, look for options that fit through standard-size doorways.

frame until baby can ride in the stroller solo. Carrier frames (basic frames that hold the infant car seat) are a great option too. Tip: Car seat adaptors let you mix-and-match strollers and car seats from different brands.

*Rankings based on 2010 sales.


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1. Maclaren Quest

Price: $$

This sporty stroller is the perfect ride for whatever the day brings. You’ll love the foam insulated handles and reflective safety accents too!

What our customers say: “We love this stroller. We own three different strollers and this gets the most use. Easy to open and close, takes up small space, carry strap and handle make for easy transport.”

2. Chicco Trevi

Price: $

With two cup holders — one for baby, one for mommy — this ultra-convenient stroller is ready for a stop at the smoothie shop!

What our customers say: “It rides great! It’s super sturdy, but lightweight, and fits great in my compact (Mitsubishi Galant) trunk.”

3. Baby Jogger City Select

Price: $$$

With the addition of the doubles conversion kit (sold separately), this stroller works great for twins or siblings. Customize it in one of 16 different combinations — it lets you decide how you want your stroller to work for you!

What our customers say: “I have a 2-year-old and an infant. The fact that I can put either child in either seat is useful, as I’m able to decide whether they should face me or outward or each other.”

4. Maclaren Techno XT

Price: $$

This stroller is a classic! It can be used from birth up to 55 pounds, while the Quest (No. 1) can be used from 3 months up to 55 pounds. It’s slightly heavier than the Quest but has a larger canopy and adjustable handles.

What our customers say: “This stroller is sharp looking! It is always fun when baby gear matches your style! It is also wonderful for tall parents!”

5. Peg Perego Pliko P3

Price: $$

It’s a basic stroller that’s anything but basic — it’s travel-system compatible, it opens and closes with one hand and it features quality European design (made in Italy).

What our customers say: “I was looking for that ‘perfect’ stroller — lots of features and storage, easily portable, comfortable for my child, and able to be used for years. This is about the closest you can get!”

* Pricing key compares standard-size strollers only. Weights provided by manufacturers.

Weight: 12.1 lbs.

Weight: 19 lbs.

Weight: 28 lbs.

Weight: 14.3 lbs.

Weight: 16 lbs.

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6. Graco LiteRider

Price: $

Weight: 19.6 lbs.

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7. The First Years Indigo

Price: $

Weight: 22 lbs.

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The sturdy, reversible seat faces forward or backward for even more facetime with baby.

What our customers say: “A reversible stroller that can also be used as a [frame] for a car seat — for this price, you can’t beat it!”

8. Britax B-Ready

Price: $$$

It accepts a second seat for a twin or an older sibling so you can transform it from a single to a double in a snap. Plus, it conveniently folds without having to remove the second toddler seat.

What our customers say: “If you’re thinking about getting a stroller and you have more than one kid, this is your stroller. It turns great, holds multiple drinks, has a huge basket and is great on grass, sidewalks, dirt roads.”

9. Bumbleride Indie

Price: $$$

This stroller is ready for adventure with a 360° swivel wheel, lightweight frame and 12-inch air-inflated tires — and it’s just 20 pounds!

What our customers say: “It’s very sturdy compared to the other strollers we tried and the big inflatable tires and springy suspension helped us navigate cobblestone streets, uneven sidewalks and even dirt roads easily.”

10. Micralite Toro

Price: $$$

Not only is the fold amazing, but it comes with loads of perks — from an air pump and foot muff to a zip-on rain cover and all-weather hood. 

What our customers say: “Perfect stroller for city parents or those who don’t have a lot of space. Excellent handling — easy to steer with one hand (especially if you have a dog and plan to take the dog with you on walks).”

It’s the little things that make a big difference — from the height-adjustable handle and peek-a-boo window to the sun visor and parent storage tray with two cup holders. And at less than 20 pounds, you can live light with this sturdy stroller!

Weight: 26 lbs.

Weight: 20 lbs.

Weight: 19 lbs.

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lightweight strollers pricing key: $ = Lower priced

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1. Baby Jogger City Mini

Price: $$$

This mini stormed to the top of the list in just a few years thanks to the unbelievable 1-hand fold!

What our customers say: “It folds up with one easy pull. I can hold my 17-month-old on my hip while I fold the stroller with one hand.”

2. Chicco Liteway

Price: $$

It’s all in the name — so lightweight, you’ll be walking on air about your decision to buy it!

What our customers say: “It handles like an umbrella stroller, but smoother and much more comfortable.”

3. Maclaren Volo

Price: $$

It’s super stylish, super quick (check out the 5-second, 1-hand fold) and super lightweight.

What our customers say: “This stroller is amazing! It’s been perfect for both air travel and those shopping trips around the mall.”

4. Britax Blink

Price: $$

It’s kind of the “older sister” of the new Britax B-Nimble umbrella stroller. True to its name, you’ll have it unfolded and be on the go in a blink!

What our customers say: “From the moment we took it out of the box, we’ve been nothing but thrilled with the features, quality, durability, portability and the fact that our 3-year-old will not be outgrowing this anytime soon.”

5. Chicco Ct0.6

Price: $

This Italian-designed stroller is easy to maneuver and easy on your back at just 11 pounds — no strength training required for schlepping it upstairs or into the trunk!

What our customers say: “It’s great for getting around stores and for short walks. It folds and unfolds easily, is super light and easy to push.”

* Pricing key compares lightweight strollers only. Weights provided by manufacturers.

Weight: 16.8 lbs.

Weight: 19 lbs.

Weight: 8.8 lbs.

Weight: 16 lbs.

Weight: 11 lbs.

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6. The First Years Jet

Price: $

It’s light and stylish, plus the handles are the perfect height for tall moms and dads!

What our customers say: “The seat is wider than most, thus making it more comfortable for the child and slightly taller so you don’t have to bend forward as you push it.”

7. The First Years Ignite

Price: $

It’s perfect for everyday use — and the handles are the perfect height whatever your height. It’s a bit heavier than the Jet (No. 6), but has rear- and frontwheel brakes.

What our customers say: “If you want a good stroller at a good price, this is a great one.”

8. Combi Strolee

Price: $

It’s so light and airy, plus folds in just three seconds!

What our customers say: “The fold is amazing — very compact, selflocking, you don’t have to bend down to fold it (hard to come by) and it stands on its own (which is a must-have feature in my book!).”

9. Peg Perego Aria OH

Price: $$

It’s simple, convenient and practical. This lightweight stroller comes with lots of features and accepts an infant car seat too.

What our customers say: “It has a large storage basket for me and an excellent level of recline for my little one.”

10. Jeep Wrangler All-Weather

Price: $

It’s light, it’s sleek and it’s ready for adventure!

What our customers say: “Durable…easily stowed…easy to set up.”

Weight: 11 lbs.

Weight: 14 lbs.

Weight: 12.4 lbs.

Weight: 10 lbs.

Weight: 12 lbs.

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jogging strollers pricing key: $ = Lower priced

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1. BOB Revolution

Price: $$$

It’s a smooth ride with superior quality (perfect for running errands or running on rough terrain). It comes with bragging rights too — celeb parents Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner and Kate Hudson have been spotted with a BOB Revolution!

What our customers say: “It makes long walks easy, and I don’t have to worry about tire wear. I’ve literally pushed it hundreds of miles.”

2. Joovy Zoom 360

Price: $$

This stroller doesn’t just move, it zooms to keep up with your busy life!

What our customers say: “It steers like a dream (can walk/jog with one hand easily) and it has a wicked smooth ride. My toddler loves sitting in it, and we’re able to take it up and down the various wooded trails in our town.”

3. Baby Jogger Summit

Price: $$$

Reach your fitness goals and spend time with baby!

What our customers say: “Setup was a breeze; also it folds up real easy.”

4. Schwinn Free Runner

Price: $$

Weight: 24.3 lbs.

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5. InStep Grand Safari

Price: $

Weight: 33 lbs.

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Simply put, it’s drool-worthy with a built-in MP3 speaker system, large wheels and faux lambskin seat pads!

What our customers say: “The colors are great for my baby girl. Also I love the fact it has built-in speakers for an MP3 player.”

Weight: 23 lbs.

Weight: 29.8 lbs.

Weight: 29 lbs.

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Its large, 16-inch wheels send a message to the road — watch out, here we come!

* Pricing key compares jogging strollers only. Weights provided by manufacturers.


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6. BOB Ironman SUS

Price: $$$

At 21 pounds, it’s the lightest BOB stroller. It differs from the Revolution (No. 1) when it comes to weight, tires and purpose, with the Ironman perfect for serious road running, and the Revolution for jogging, power-walking and strolling.

What our customers say: “The shocks on the BOB make for a smoother ride but there is still enough ‘bounce’ to help little ones nod off for a nap.”

7. Baby Jogger Performance

Price: $$$

Weight: 29 lbs.

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Weight: 26 lbs.

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Weight: 32 lbs.

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Weight: 22 lbs.

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Weight: 21 lbs.

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It’s so sleek that it makes you feel like a pro! And it’s all about the wheels — the Baby Jogger Performance has large 20-inch wheels, compared to the Baby Jogger Summit’s (No. 3) 16-inch rear wheels and 12-inch front wheels.

8. Tike Tech City X3 Swivel You’ll want to be seen with this stylish, high-performing ride. Plus, it’s the perfect pick for all-terrain use.

9. Kolcraft Jeep Overland Limited iPod + baby + strolling = one sweet ride! The Music-on-the-Move parent tray allows you to plug in some tunes for your and your baby’s enjoyment.

10. Kelty Speedster Deluxe It’s one sleek, sporty and speedy ride that’s perfect for serious runners.


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double/triple strollers pricing key: $ = Lower priced

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1. Baby Jogger City Mini Double

Price: $$$

It’s compact, maneuverable and has an amazing fold. Plus, no more tight entrances — it fits through standard-size doors!

What our customers say: “It’s sooo easy to push and turn — onehanded is no problem. I love the sideby-side and the windows so I can watch them while I push. The open mesh back on the canopy is great for air flow.”

2. Maclaren Twin Triumph

Price: $$

A double stroller that’s actually compact? Triumph, indeed!

What our customers say: “This was a great stroller when our twins were still little, as it reclines virtually flat (many twin strollers do not). It’s lightweight — we took it onto the beach for shaded naps during the day.”

3. Graco Quattro Tour Duo

Price: $

This sturdy mom favorite features “stadium seating,” ensuring your second-incommand gets just as good a view!

What our customers say: “First and foremost it will fit in my small SUV trunk with room to spare (especially when stored on its side) without having to remove a canopy, snack tray, wheels, etc.”

4. Maclaren Twin Techno

Price: $$$

It’s not just for twins — use this comfy stroller for big sibling/little sibling bonding time too! Heavier than the Twin Triumph (No. 2), it has frontwheel suspension and larger wheels.

What our customers say: “I love that this is easy to get through a doorway — not true of my other double stroller. Plus it folds away easily.”

5. Bumbleride Indie Twin

Price: $$$

This ride — from West Coast-cool Bumbleride — is perfect for your two partners-in-crime, whether they’re twins or future best friends forever!

What our customers say: “The shades are big and great, we never have a sun-in-the-eye issue. It is very easy to push, steers like a dream.”

* Pricing key compares double/triple strollers only. Weights provided by manufacturers.

Weight: 33 lbs.

Weight: 23.4 lbs.

Weight: 39 lbs.

Weight: 27.3 lbs.

Weight: 34 lbs.

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6. Combi Twin Sport

Price: $

At less than 23 pounds, it likely weighs less than many single strollers!

What our customers say: “A good ‘little stroller.’ Easy to store. Babies sit great in it.”

7. Joovy Caboose Stand-On Tandem Price: $$

Weight: 22.3 lbs.

Weight: 26 lbs.

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It’s one stroller that literally does the job of two!

What our customers say: “My 2½-year-old actually wants to get in this stroller and sit or stand. It’s much smaller than my full-size double and easier to maneuver.”

8. Dream On Me Twin

Price: $

This side-by-side is perfect for dayby-day errands and trips — all in all, a great product at a great value.

What our customers say: “It’s very comfortable and easy to use. Folds up easily and compact.”

9. Contours Options Tandem

Price: $$

Six different seating possibilities mean your passengers will never get bored (like that was even possible!) in this modular ride.

What our customers say: “The versatility of this stroller is amazing. I love having the baby face me and the toddler face out.”

10. Joovy Caboose Ultralight Tandem Price: $$ Not only is celeb Brooke Burke a fan, but she says that “It’s the smallest and easiest double stroller I have!” It weighs in at 21 pounds, while the lower-priced Caboose Stand-On Tandem (No. 7) is 26 pounds.

Weight: 23 lbs.

Weight: 46 lbs.

Weight: 21 lbs.

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What our customers say: “I needed something that was light and gave him a standing option and a seated option. This stroller fit the bill.”


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travel systems pricing key: $ = Lower priced

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1. Chicco Cortina KeyFit 30

Price: $$$

It’s so versatile — taking baby from car rides to people-watching strolls while offering nap time and snack time comfort!

What our customers say: “You could not ask for more out of a car seat or stroller. This set is very sturdy, reliable, and comfortable for my baby.”

2. Britax Chaperone

Price: $$$

Perfect for those times when baby falls asleep in the car — move him quickly and easily without interrupting his beauty rest!

What our customers say: “It is a really smooth ride, and though it is a little big, it maneuvers really well. It is still narrow enough to get around aisles and stores.”

3. Graco Stylus

Price: $$

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4. Eddie Bauer Adventurer Sport

Price: $

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It’s a classic in every way — from the stroller’s large storage basket (a must-have for shopping trips) and fully reclining seat to the infant car seat’s adjustable base and up-front harness adjustment.

What our customers say: “It was very easy to assemble. I didn’t even need my husband’s help. There is a lot of padding in the infant seat, so it should be comfortable for my daughter.”

5. Safety 1st AeroLite LX Deluxe

Price: $$$

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It brings you one step closer to a hasslefree life! The Stylus stroller features a flat recline and has a weight limit of 40 pounds.

The customizable insert and low harness slots are the perfect fit for smaller babies. 

* Pricing key compares travel systems only. Weights provided by manufacturers.

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6. Graco Alano Flip It

Price: $

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7. Graco Quattro Tour Sport

Price: $$

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It’s made for going out and about. The stroller (26.5 pounds) has a more modern design compared to the Stylus and Alano Flip It. Plus, it has a weight limit of 50 pounds and features springsuspended, all-terrain wheels.

What our customers say: “It’s gender neutral and very stylish.”

8. Disney ProPack LX

Price: $

This stylish set has a 3-position adjustable handle, plus storage for a music player in the parent tray.

What our customers say: “Easily stowed…comfortable…stylish. This is a nice set…I find the set very functional.”

9. Safety 1st AeroLite

Price: $

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10. Orbit Baby G2

Price: $$$

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This modular system showcases exceptional engineering with an innovative seat that rotates 360°.

What our customers say: “Safety features, safety features, safety features!”

Face each other for bonding time or away from each other when you both need some space. The Alano Flip It stroller component is lighter (just 19.6 pounds) than the Graco Stylus (No. 3) and Quattro Tour Sport (No. 7).

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The sporty AeroLite comes with an onBoard 35 car seat and the stroller features a 3-point harness, while the stroller for the AeroLite LX Deluxe system (No. 5) features a 5-point harness. The strollers have slightly different canopies as well.


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