Best Mid-Range Lightweight Stroller 2018

UPPAbaby G-Luxe

The G-Luxe offers a great range of features at an extremely reasonable price. We loved all the extras provided, and features such as the freestanding fold and full suspension make the G-Luxe great value for money.

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This modern-looking stroller sits in the middle of the price range. The lightest of our featured strollers, it offers some great features, a spin on the classic umbrella fold – the folded stroller stands up by itself. This gives it a tiny footprint, meaning you can fit it into cupboards where it will take up a fraction of the space. This is also good if you keep your stroller in a hallway, as it won’t mark the wall. We loved that the folding triggers are hand operated only – there’s no foot action, making it super quick to fold.

An umbrella folded buggy is never the easiest to lug about with baby, but the G-Luxe was noticeably lighter than others on the market. It also comes with a handy shoulder strap which just makes everything easier.

The G-Luxe is also light and easy to manoeuvre. At just 6.1kg and with full suspension, it was a breeze to push through the park, over grass, kerbs and onto public transport. It was easy to lift up a few steps. However, due to its more traditional design, you can’t steer one-handed, which is a shame.

For the price, you’d expect a few good extras and the G-Luxe doesn’t disappoint. The large hood offers UPF 50+ sun protection and a rain cover is included, as is a nifty cup holder that we coffee addicts were particularly fond of!

The Specs:

Suitable from: 3 Months – 25 kg
Weight: 6.1 kg
Folded Dimensions: L107 x W31 x D38 cm
RRP: £194.99 at time of review
Estimated resale value: £50

Available in red, blue, yellow, grey, and black.

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