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"Great price durable travel system, but misses a few touches…"
We were all set to buy a forerunner when we found that this had come out and instantly fell for it. It has a very easy to fold child seat, with both front and back facing options, good size bassinet, is really easy to manoeuvre, takes a maxi-cosi car seat, folds simply and has a very sturdy feel. What more could you want for £400?! It feels and looks like it's worth a lot more than that, you definitely feel like you're getting value for money. It's also really user friendly. The brake's simple, handle adjustable for all users, comfortable and durable. We've never had a problem with it in the year and a bit we've owned it.<br><br>There are some downsides though. A factor of the price in some cases, but in others what just feel like oversights. It's quite bulky and not particularly light. The hood on the seat pivots from quite high up, so it doesn't really offer any cross-wind protection for your little one. The safety harness clasp is far too easy to open. Ours little one has been opening hers since she turned one and sometimes it almost seems to come undone by itself.<br><br>I suppose the litmus test is would we buy it again, and I think we probably would, but I expect I'd be looking around to check there wasn't another at this price and quality that avoided the set-backs above before we did.Read moreLess
"Great for two kids…"
Bought this (with seat unit only) for my two very tall DS, 3 and 6 months as it is a fantastic fit with the Lascal buggy board when facing backwards (with extenders).<br>Seat is long, it's very easy to steer and my standing DS feels very secure with lots of space between him and the seat.<br>Very reasonably priced.<br>Basket is a bit too shallow at the back and the hood could be a bit bigger.Read moreLess
"Great and cheap…"
Got it online, simple and quick installation. Very light and quick to take out/in a car. Big basket undernight. adjustable seat options and the handle height,the option to have baby facing you. Easy steering, even one-handed. Big Minus: It's slightly wider than other buggies what could be a problem.Read moreLess
"Well made, brilliant all rounder,…"
Overall I love this buggy with a few minor points which could be changed to make it perfect.<br> It's slightly wider than other buggies, so could make it harder to get round smaller shops.<br> It's an all rounder with pram/carrycot and separate seat, so you will need somewhere fairly large to store the pram/carrycot when your baby grows out of it. <br> Although it comes ready for the newborn to travel in I also brought seperatly a Maxi- Cosi carseat and adapters to attach to the chassi. It makes it a lot less tank like and I thought a bit more modern, than using as a pram. I'm quite short and feel its a bit more suited to taller people. <br> I received the brown version of this buggy which I was first a bit unsure of as I have a girl, but although I wouldn't have gone for this colour I now quite like it.<br> The basket underneath is a big plus, it's massive! The biggest I've had of all the buggies I've owned. <br> It has a leather adjustable handle which is good, I have it fully folded down to save space (I keep it fully up in the hallway)<br> It was quick and easy for my partner to put together, altogether about 15minutes including finding out how to put it up and fold it away. It is by far the easiest to fold up and down buggy I have had. <br> The wheels are smooth and easy to steer, I'm more used to a 3 wheeler but this is fine. The buggy is suitable from newborn up until at least 3years old easily.<br><br>Is it worth theRead moreLess
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"Excellent all-rounder- but a bit clunky!…"
I've been using the Mutsy Evo for a month now & really love its flexibility! Nearly every aspect is adjustable - from the seat options to the handle height. However, it looks a bit of a monster & isn't as light as you'd think.<br><br>Pros:<br>* The many seat options: it comes with both a carrycot for tinies & a seat for older babies (which can face either forwards or backwards), and is compatible with many car seats<br>* In particular I loved the option to have baby facing you. Mine often cries in pushchairs, which is really stressful when out. Having her face me made her much happier! I also found myself constantly stopping to check on her with a forward-facing pushchair, so a backward-facing seat was reassuring for me. I didn't think this would matter before she was born but it actually really does.<br>* Having a carrycot option is also great & I wish I'd had this when she was a newborn. It's frustrating when you need to go out but your baby has finally fallen asleep in their moses basket for a desperately needed nap, and waking them will mean a grumpy shouty baby for the whole outing! It would've been so useful to put her down for a nap in the carrycot & then be able to take her out without waking her.<br>* The seat is so adjustable - it lies quite far back for sleepy babies, but can also be upright if you have a nosy baby like mine. The foot part also flips down, or as a footrest for smaller babies (and has a little zipped pocket in it which I used for her dummy - very useful). The seat hood also uses nifty zips and velcro taps to stay flat or flip forward.<br>* The handle is height adjustable, and set back far enough that you aren't kicking the pushchair when walking (surprisingly common in other pushchairs).<br>* The steering is good, even one-handed - almost as smooth as 3 wheeled pushchairs.<br>* The shopping basket is big & very easy to access - my changing bag fits in easily, which isn't the case with many pushchair baskets<br>* It folds down (thankfully!) easily & with the seat still attached - no need to faff about with taking off the seat.<br>* The price is really reasonable, considering it comes with a seat, carrycot and raincovers for both. It feels and looks very well made: the fabric is good quality and the leather handle feels nice as well. The frame structure seems strong.<br><br>Cons:<br>* It is a MONSTER! The large back wheels & wide chassis mean it does look big and honestly, I felt a tiny bit ridiculous pushing it down the street.<br>* The back wheels are so far apart that it was a little hard to fit through some doorwarys. Getting it out of our average sized square hallway the first time took two of us manouvering it and a 5 point turn<br>* It doesn't feel light and is oddly difficult to lift (possibly because of its width). Don't get this if you have to lift it up steps everyday! We have steps up to our house & I couldn't lift baby + pram + changing bag at the same time.<br>* The seat for older babies feels really exposed at the sides & I often worried that she was too cold.<br>* The instructions are VERY poor. I gave up & delegated it to my husband who took an afternoon of swearing to put it together. I even had to google to find out how to fold it. However there are some helpful videos on its various functions on both the Mutsy website and on Youtube!<br><br>Overall, the pros did outweigh the cons for me: it is a tank of a pram but met my many other needs.<br><br>I was picked by MNHQ to review this product, which I received for free. This review is in my own words and reflects my true opinion.Read moreLess
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"Sleek, stylish and spacious…"
First impressions of the Evo were good - the fabric and finish are excellent, and I really loved the metallic navy blue colour for the seat/ carry cot. I like that it also came with a raincover and belly bar.<br><br>It is quite easy to put together, but feels very large when completed. If you are tall, then the adjustable handle and dimensions generally would be very suitable.<br><br>The shopping basket underneath is very spacious and can fit several bags and bits and bobs without feeling overloaded or things falling out.<br><br>It maneouvres well for a 4 wheeler and is good for urban/semi urban spaces. It didn't do so well over very uneven surfaces, so probably not good for lots of rural outings/rambling.<br><br>Although it fits in a hatchback bootspace very well and becomes very compact for a travel system, (using the seat rather than carry cot) when down, it is a bit of a faff to dismantle it and re-assemble it every time; the seat and wheels come off. There is a very handy You Tube film that I found much easier to use than the manual.<br><br>Overall, I think this is a quality travel system that is well-designed and has a good finish. I think it suits urban lifestyles more than rural. The only let down is its portability, but that is what umbrella buggies are for! <br><br>I was picked by MNHQ to review this product/ service, which I received for free. This review is in my<br>own words and reflects my true opinion.Read moreLess
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"Great all round pushchair.…"
Having tried Mutsy Evo for a month now in all conditions, I have to say its great all round pushchair.<br><br>Certainly for the money its definitely one of the best. It ticks all my boxes: reversible seat, good seating positions for the child including lie flat from birth and bolt upright for a toddler (and two more in between), a good non floppy hood, adjustable calf rest, easy to remove seat, handlebar with a huge range from small to very high, easy to push and more! Plus it folds really small and the seat nests inside the chassis neatly or you can fold it with the seat on forward facing but the fold is then bigger. <br><br>Pros:<br><br>The whole pram looked very expensive and had a nice feel to it, the Brown fabric has a slight metallic sheen and makes it suitable for boys and girls; it looks classy and m husband was equally not embarrassed to push it.<br><br>The carrycot is all lined and feels good quality, i liked the attachable carry handles; but lack of air-holes in base, meant it would not be suitable for overnight use on a stand which is a shame. My 5 month old seemed very comfortable in the carrycot and slept well, however she is getting to that stage where she gets frustrated always lying on her back, so we used the seat unit after the first outing to give her more options. Lying fully reclined, parent facing, with footrest up and a snuggly baby nest thing in it - it made a perfectly good pram (however in instructions it says from 6months old, not newborn suitable? not sure why?)<br><br>My older girl is aged 3.5 years old and is tall for her age but surprisingly she looks really comfortable in the seat, especially forward facing with her feet well placed on the footrest. The seat is plenty big enough for her as well as being tall enough. She has plenty of head room under the hood. Even parent facing, she looks great and there were no complaints from her! She even could lie down comfortably which is something that she can rarely do in a pushchair these days.<br>My little one 5months sits really well too, with no slumping or sliding, (I admit i did add a comfort liner with head hugger and enjoyed the view using the first two inclines (not bolt upright yet) I liked the way the calf rest can be unzipped to make a deeper footrest section for smaller legs and feet. We also liked that the fabric could be tucked away behind the footrest should you wish to keep it clean after muddy walks!<br>The wheels and suspension are great and it felt nice and bouncy with the carrycot fitted. There does not seem to be suspension on the front wheels, The Large Wheels more than made up for this and pushing is a dream and it has tackled with ease gravel, beach, park and a very very wet and muddy "Yorkshire Show" the reassurance of non puncture tyres being very welcome<br><br>The steering is fab - easily turning 360 degrees using one hand and no effort. <br>It fitted on public transport easily and the brakes felt solid while on a bus, and in the back of a large taxi cab.<br>Comfortable handle bar that is made of leather for easy gripping, and the stitching gives it a real quality feel and looks very durable. When the handle is completely folded down the buggy is really compact, handy when in a restaurant/cafe with limited space. It's easy to hang a nice bag from it and there would be loads of space for a toddler on buggy board. I had no problem with it in its highest setting being 5'10", however i can see if you are short and have the handle in the lowest positions you may feel a long way from your child.<br><br>The fold is easy peasy, and all the buttons etc to fold, turn the seat, recline, are really easy to use. Barely needed the manual. It folds very compact considering the size of it.<br><br>The rain-cover is easy to fold, comes in a nice pouch, and has a hole at the back so you can recline the seat while the cover is on - genius! <br><br>Cons: <br><br>The hood is too small; the extending portion seems a nice idea, except it only adds a few inches. In recline position it just does not come far enough over the baby, and i had to buy an extra big uv sunshade to protect her. (Maybe I'm just spoilt, but my bugaboo bee+ has such a fantastic hood) But I like the fabric, and the mesh peephole at the back.<br><br>Rain-cover just seems to be a little on the small size and not sure would be suitable with children over age of 2years old; thats if it even lasts 18months plus as it seems to be made of very thin material that could rip or tear quite easily. Another downside is it has ventilation holes opposite where the child's face is - so if the seat is fully reclined the raid will drip through the holes onto the sleeping child! Also I would have liked a window or zip for ease of access to child while rain-cover is on, without constantly having to stretch the sides to retrieve a toy/ comforter etc<br><br>The basket is a great size, but the weird low back will take some getting used to. You have to pack carefully so that things stack upwards rather than just throwing things underneath randomly!!! But it can take a lot. But there is a useful bar which holds a larger bag or flat item right so that you can stack a few things behind. <br><br>The harness buckle is very annoying in that the realise button in the centre is just a bit too easy! I can see myself getting very frustrated with it once my little girl starts getting more in the squirmy mode and I suspect most 18month olds could undo it. But you cross that bridge if you come to it (the bumper bar will provide a little bit more security!) My 3 year old wouldn't dare undo a harness buckle!<br><br>Overall:<br><br>Compared to other pushchairs on the market - and at especially at that price - I think it's fab value for money.<br><br>I was picked by MNHQ to review this product, which I received for free. This review is in my own words and reflects my true opinion.Read moreLess
"Excellent pushchair for local use, stylish and easy to use…"
Overall I think this is an excellent pushchair, with a few minor reservations.<br><br>Firstly, the assembly. As others have said, the pushchair arrived in three boxes. However I had absolutely no problems with the instructions, it seemed perfectly intuitive to me and I had it assembled within about 10 minutes by myself. I haven't used the carrycot though as my baby is 9 months now, so can't comment on that.<br><br>This is the first pushchair I've used with a parent-facing seat which I find very useful. It's also very easy to switch around into road-facing mode. The soft padded bar is a handy addition to loop toys on. The straps are a little too easy to undo - no problem with a 9 month old but I suspect an older toddler or child would be able to do it themselves a bit too easily, though of course if you had the bar on they would also have that additional security/ escape obstacle!<br><br>The seat is very easy to recline (I found the lever a little stiff at first but it has eased already with a few uses so suspect this was simply because it was brand new). I very much like how far back it will recline - great for naps. The only flaw here is that the hood on the pushchair is not very deep/long, so when the baby is reclined, they are looking up at a lot of sky. This could be a bit of a problem in sunshine, so you would need some kind of snoozeshade if this was likely to happen often (not in this country in this summer, that's for sure ;)<br><br>The steering is great: very responsive, easy to steer with one hand, extremely sensitive to movement. I've been able to wheel it in a full circle in a tight space. I found it took me a bit of a while to get the knack of getting the chassis up and down steep pavement curves (I'm used to a Maclaren which is so light this is not an issue) but I have figured that out now. Probably just my slow learning curve. The brake is simple, effective and easy to use.<br><br>The rain cover, as other reviewers have said, is a little lightweight but the advantage of that is easy of transport and it certainly does the job effectively enough.<br><br>The basket underneath is excellent for storage. Some of the online reviews I've read suggest that things will fall out of it easily but I've not found this to be the case, I've come back with a lot of shopping underneath and it's all been fine.<br><br>The pushchair also looks great - stylish, simple design. It's easy to fold and put into the boot of a car, and while certainly heavier that your standard maclaren etc, is pretty light and easy to lift.<br><br>[I was picked by MNHQ to review this product, which I received for free. This review is in my own words and reflects my true opinion.]Read moreLess
"A dream to push…"
MUTSY EVO Review<br><br>The Mutsy Evo is a stylish looking pushchair that is designed to be suitable from birth right through to toddler years. I had a gorgeous rich brown coloured pushchair to review. I have been very fortunate to have had some excellent pushchairs in the past that I have been very happy withRead moreLess
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"Love the carrycot!…"
The Mutsy Evo is a bit of a showstopper, I have had several people stop me when in carrycot formation to "wow" at it. I have it in Brown which is much prettier than it sounds and I like to think of it as a bronze as the material glimmers in the sunlight. It comes as a frame which has a good easy fold (once you get the hang of it), and it folds both with the seat on and without. With the seat attached I found the most compact fold to be when its parent facing. The frame also has a handle for carrying which makes getting it in and out of your car boot really easy. I thought it might be a bit annoying having to take the carrycot off before folding but actually its really easy and is just a click. <br><br>I love the carrycot option for pushing and so does my three month old, its really spacious inside and it would accomodate a longer/ larger baby too. I like the rubber wheels, they aren't pneumatic but are nearly as good, and take mulch, grass, gravel really well. As long as you aren't going too quickly or for a long gravelly walk this is a great pushchair for taking with you. <br><br>The seat goes both parent and front facing which I was very excited about, my two year old fitted really well into it. If you were buying this for a two year old or older and they are tall it would be worth trying them in the seat before you buy as it seemed snug. The sun canopy is a good size and has an extra zip to extend it further which I liked. The seat also has a one handed recline which was super easy to adjust and it will go almost flat which is great for a smaller child.<br><br>One thing that I am disappointed with is the child clip on the seat, my two year old had been in it a total of a minute when he unclipped himself and started taking the harness off. I thought maybe I had done it wrong but its a really easy button. Its very frustrating that he can get out and with such ease. With a two year old I can bribe him to stay in, but with a younger child I am not sure how you could keep them in it. I sometimes put my toddler in the pushchair to keep him safe and stop him touching things in shops, so him being able to get out is not good. <br><br>The fabric seems hard wearing and wipes easily. The basket is quite roomy but is on the diagonal so takes some practice as to how to get the most out of the space. It would easily take a big nappy bag or carefully positioned shopping. When its wet because it doesn't have mud guards it flicks water/mud into your basket so you have to think about what you put underneath. The steering is brilliant and I found it easy to push one handed with a toddler dragging on my other arm. You can also lock the two front wheels. The handle bars have a big adjustment on them and worked for both myself and my husband to push. <br><br>Overall I really like the pushchair, it looks amazing and in carrycot mode I would use it day after day. I am very unsure about using it in seat mode with my youngest child when he gets to that point because of the easy button to undo on the harness. <br><br>I was picked by MNHQ to review this product, which I received for free. This review is in my own words and reflects my true opinion.Read moreLess
It was delivered in 3 boxes that weren't too big or too heavy. Having opened the box and located the instructions I attempted to use the instructions to put it together, after 5 minutes of reading I gave up decided the instructions were less than useless and if I wanted this pushchair to go together I was going to have to figure it out myself!<br><br>this ment another 10 minutes of trying to work out how to unfold the stupid thing followed by another 5 minutes of working out how the carrycot actually fixed into place we were ready to go, or so I thought.<br><br>I discovered that the carrycot is actually quite small and too small for my average sized 5 month old, so it was time to attach the seat unit, this was fairly simple, unfolding it however wasn't!<br><br>Now we were defiantly ready for a very short walk to the post box at the end of the street. There are a few things that annoyed me about the Evo, things like three isn't much suspension on the wheels, the rain cover is slightly too big, but in reality these points arenRead moreLess