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"compact and very light…"
Bought YOYO just over 8 month ago after hearing my friend talking non stop about how great this stroller is. My boy now likes to get in and out of it once we are outside so the easy folding and unfolding process comes really handy when i need to do it about 10 times a day also it takes no space in my always fully loaded car.
Here came the trouble. The rubber on my rear wheel came off and YoYo became unusable. With my surprise it took me less then 48 hours to get it fixed. i managed to find a main office who represents YOYO and after a very prompt reply to my email i've been promised a new set of wheels. Next afternoon i received 4 wheels, proudly changed them myself and now back on the road.
I guess its not a good thing that wheels got faulty, but what doesn't get damaged with time? My overall experience with Yoyo is still outstanding. I would definitely recommend this stroller myself now to anyone who is looking for something compact, light and very easy to use everyday.Read moreLess
"Wheels get caught sometimes, kick wheels whilst walking, not very stiff…"
I've only owned the YOYO for a few days, purchased after rave reviews from friends. Pushing the pram on the sidewalk in the city with minimal uneven surfaces, the front wheel of the pram became "jammed" suddenly in minor bumps on the sidewalk (i.e. in a bump less than 1cm high) causing the pram to violently tip forwards and to the side. I almost fell onto the pram as well. I thought "surely that was my fault", after all the good things people have been writing and telling me about this pram. Five minutes later it happened again. Now I have to scan the footpath ahead and apply mild pressure the handlebar to basically "unload" the front wheels before going over a bump. Pretty annoying when you just want to have a nice walk with your son without worrying. I also notice that because the wheels at the back are closer together than some other prams, and the angle of the handlebar is more vertical - it is very easy to kick the pram accidentally when you're walking. My son weighs about 8kg currently and there is about 5cm of "flex" in the handle when you want to raise the front or rear wheels (e.g. to go up a curb). This is more flex than I would like, it just makes the pram feel floppy an unresponsive. Positive notes: it is easy to fold and unfold, and the wheels pivot very easily to it is easy to manoeuvre on a fkat smooth surface. If I had tested the pram first with my kid strapped inside, I probably wouldn't have bought it.Read moreLess
"Worth every Penny!…"
If you are looking for a great buggy that will make your life easier, I can only recommend the BABYZEN YOYO. After struggling for month to fold and unfold my pram this buggy is a dream. Not only it drives magnificently well, can be manoeuvred with one hand, yet it looks good and has the most compact size once folded. I have 2 more kids, so as you can imagine, the boot of my car is often crowded. I could fit probably a few YOYO, they are so small. I have been impressed by the quality of this buggy, it feels real solid. I can only recommend it, its so convenient is worth every penny!Read moreLess
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"Is a great stroller for getting around the city and in public transport!…"
We also live in a flat above shops and I was looking for an umbrella pram to be super light weight & super compact. The Babyzen Yoyo is fulfills all of these and more.
Is a great stroller for getting around the city and in public transport. So many people have stopped me when they saw me easily used as a high chair or store it under the table at a restaurant. It is not a stroller that you are going to carry your shopping as it so light but I purchased a buggy clip so can hang some bags with no fear of tipping.
The only downside is a small basket under the stroller so limits how much you can take with you on an outing.
Overall,worth every penny!!!Read moreLess
"This fold-up buggy is perfect for travelling!!!…"
I bought the YOYO as we travel twice a year so it'll come in handy but now I don't use it only for travel... use it everyday! My little boy is 14 months old & very active and will only sit in a stroller for short trips.I had a Bugaboo Donkey and it seemed silly to be lugging around such a big bulky stroller just for short trips. The YOYO is perfect. When collapsed it is very small and can be carried onto a plane as hand luggage and stowed overhead.It takes up hardly any room in the boot of my small car.The opening/closing took me a bit of time to get used to, but once I got the hang of it, it's amazing. The fabric washes really well as well. Overall for someone who travel a lot and for whom storage space is a premium the Babyzen YoYo has been a life changer.Read moreLess
3 people found this review helpful.
"Compact,convenient ,but looks cheap…"
I bought the yoyo in February this year for my son who had just turned two, although this stroller has proved to be invaluable at times,as of late I'm am starting to come to the conclusion that maybe my money could have been better spent. Don't get me wrong the concept behind this pram fantastic , but unfortunately for me the build quality is not the best .
On receiving the pushchair I found I could not insert the metal rod that forms part of the hood and when I tried the material started to come away, I ended up having to stitch it back together and some of the original stitching was untidy and knotted it just looked unfinished and cheap ,for £295 stroller it's not what you expect.I thought maybe I was just unlucky, and as I bought it from Italy didn't want to send it back. I also have problems with the elastic that attaches seat fabric to the underside of pram, with the Velcro that attaches the sides of the seat unit to the pram, it seems too short and needs only the slightest bit of pressure to come unstuck , which it does constantly it happened once when my son was getting in he put his hand on it it came unstuck and he ended up over the side on the floor,basically all Velcro bits on this pram seem too short to do the intended job the shopping basket suffers from same problem and the front always comes unstuck.
These problems are irritating at worse but for the price tag are worth considering ,however the latest is really annoying and potentially dangerous. The handle now collapses on a regular basis when tipping the pram to go up curbs getting on buses etc , my son is getting to the upper weight limit for this stroller 15kg but would not expect this to happen at 30lbs.
All this being said I still really like this pram it does what it says on the box,recently took this pram on holiday we flew with Ryanair and got it on as hand luggage not a question asked,always get people asking about it especially when I'm carrying it on my shoulder they are always amazed at how small and light it is ,not sure if I just got a bad one, it happens, but after having a Bugaboo,Micralite and Maclaren the build quality is poor in comparison ,and therefore for me not worth the money.Read moreLess
"Lightweight and folds down incredibly small - ideal if you live up stairs…"
We live in a flat above shops and needed an easy to fold, easy to carry lightweight buggy. The YoYo is fantastic in that it folds fairly easily and is extremely light, with a convenient carry strap. It is also very very small when folded so fits easily into our hallway. The only downside is it can be slightly fiddly to fold up while holding a baby, but once you get the hang of it, it is fine. It is quite pricy but considering the effort it has saved with hauling our old travel system up and down stairs it was worth it!Read moreLess
"OK, but think twice before paying the price…"
This is by no means a 5 stars pushchairs and I am amazed with all the amazing reviews online, especially given the price. you would expect this to be perfect given that it's only a stroller at the end of the day and perfect it's not. We've had the Babyzen Yoyo for well over a month and took it on a five weeks holidays.
So for the good, yes, you can take it on a plane and look smug BUT if you're travelling on your own with a 7 month old and a five-year old, I would argue a baby carrier is a lot better as it's easier to navigate narrow planes corridors, you don't have to fold/unfold, etc.
It doesn't take room at the back of a rental car so top marks for that.
But for me, there are too many buts: the fold....well...it did work but I don't know if it didn't agree with the sea air but it can stuck and when it does, it's real hassle as you have to plonk baby on the floor and get it sorted, same with the opening...I was caught out a few time, far too many for the price it cost, I would expect to NEVER get stuck...and trust, when you/'re on your own, it really is an issue.
I really don't like the way you have to take baby out to get the seat up after baby had a nap,....it's REALLY awkward and fiddly, give me the Jogger any day.
A part of the hood keeps coming out too...now, I wouldn't mind if this was a cheap stroller but it''s not...I shouldnt have to check everytime I open it that the hood is in place...
Also, the little elastic bit that attaches the seat to the pushchair occasionally needs to be reattached, again, NOT what I would expect at this price and not something I ever had with the babyjogger.
The canopy is minuscule but I recognise that the babyjooger is truely amazing for that.
Having said that, it is light, easy to get around with and very narrow which is great...I think the handle is fine, and I'm no giant, it really isn't that high.
I got the babyjogger back in 2009/2010 and I still love that pram, the fact you can attach lots to it...I thought the Yoyo would kick it into touch but it won't...it's fine but think twice before you spend all that money...get it second hand, wait a bit...I am not sure they can quite justify that price tagRead moreLess
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"Incredibly lightweight, compact and versatile…"
We got the YOYO as my daughter (20 months) has recently begun walking and only needs a lightweight and compact pushchair that I can carry around easily and put up and down with no hassle when she decides she's had enough time on her feet. We also wanted something compact to fit in the car now it's getting to holiday season!
The Babyzen YOYO has easily achieved all these criteria. It's incredibly lightweight, folds down to a size that's suitable as cabin baggage on an aeroplane (which came in handy on a recent trip abroad!) and comes with it's own drawstring travel bag and attached carrying handle which means I can sling it over my shoulder and still have hands free to hold on to the kids.
Once unfolded (something which now takes only seconds now I’ve got the hang of it) it provides a roomy and comfortable seat for my daughter, which also reclines for the times when she falls asleep. The hood is large and has a little viewing window at the top which I really like, and the handle – although non-adjustable – is high and rounded meaning that both I at 5’3” and my Other Half at 6’5” can push it comfortably. And it really is a dream to push! I can easily steer it one handed, it has brilliant ‘kerb pop’, and it has coped with grass, pavements, shopping centres, cobbles and forest tracks so far with no problems.
It’s not a shopaholics pushchair or a packhorse as the shopping basket although adequate can’t fit huge amounts in, and you can’t really hang things off the handle; but we can fit in a small change bag and a snack or two as well as the folded raincover (I LOVE the raincover – it’s so easy to attach and use and refolds really small again once the rain has stopped) which is all we normally need out and about anyway. There’s also a small mesh pocket on the back of the seat for a pack of wipes, house keys etc.
The narrow rear axle does mean that you need to take care if trying to turn very sharply on steeper ground, as the pushchair will try and lean a bit. It’s also worth noting that the five point harness is good at restraining my daughter at the bottom, but she regularly gets out of the arm straps and can lean quite far forward thanks to the flexibility of the seat unit – so watch out if you’ve got a grabby little one in a shop!
It’s all fully washable and it cleans up well, and despite being bashed around quite a bit and regularly covered in banana, raisins and soggy biscuit it still looks pretty much like new. (We’ve got the white framed one and so far only one small scuff mark).
It’s quite pricey compared to others on the market but if you’ve got a small car, use public transport regularly, travel a lot or simply want something lightweight and easy to steer and store then I’d say it’s definitely worth the investment.Read moreLess
2 people found this review helpful.