Best Lightweight Strollers – Baby Gizmo Awards 2015

This week we have shared our favorite single and double strollers but we’re not stopping there! Oh no, we know that some parents are looking for lightweight strollers, whether it be for travel or everyday use. So we are sharing lightweight strollers that we loved in 2015 and that we currently love (since we are just a few weeks into 2016).

Best Lightweight Strollers

Best Lightweight Strollers

Britax B-Agile

The Britax B-Agile is a lightweight, easy-to-fold dream of a stroller for traveling. A large seat, one-handed fold, a large canopy and travel system capability, all in a lightweight package, make this a stroller that can be your one and only (unless you like to jog!). Watch the Britax B-Agile Baby Gizmo Video Review.

Best Lightweight Stroller

What we like:

  1. Super easy to fold and great push.
  2. Large, roomy seat.
  3. Large, easy to access basket.
  4. Near flat recline to accommodate a newborn in the seat.
  5. Lightweight at only 16.5 lbs.
  6. Tall handle (not adjustable).
  7. Accepts an infant car seat to make it a sturdy travel system.

 

BabyHome Emotion

If you don’t know about the rather new-to-the-US brand BabyHome, you should! We love the beautiful, modern design of their lightweight Emotion stroller, as well as, the compact fold, high weight capacity, and huge basket.

Best Lightweight Strollers - Emotion

What we like:

  1. The fabrics are gorgeous.
  2. High weight capacity of 55 lbs.
  3. Lightweight at only 13 lbs.
  4. Huge basket!
  5. Easy to push.
  6. Easy to fold.
  7. All wheel shock absorbers and ball bearing mounts.

 

Baby Jogger City Mini

You probably can’t hit the mall or a busy street without almost bumping into a Baby Jogger City Mini. Yep, this is one of the most popular lightweight strollers you can buy. Everyone loves it including us! Watch the Baby Jogger City Mini Baby Gizmo Video Review.

Best Lightweight Stroller - City Mini

What we like best:

  1. Super easy to fold with just one hand.
  2. Huge, full-coverage canopy.
  3. Near flat recline to accommodate a newborn in the seat.
  4. Great push.
  5. Car seat compatible.
  6. Lightweight at only 16.8 lbs.
  7. Accepts an infant car seat to become a sturdy travel system.

 

GB Qbit

There was a new travel stroller introduced in 2015 and we loved it!  The GB Qbit is a budget-friendly, compact-folding, easy-to-push, travel stroller that is going to seriously impress you when you see it folded.

Best Lightweight - GB Qbit

What we like best:

  1. Budget-Friendly. Retailing at only $179, this compact stroller won’t break the bank.
  2. SUPER compact fold and comes with a travel bag.
  3. Easy to fold.
  4. Lightweight weighing in at only 14 lbs.
  5. Roomy seat.
  6. Easy to access, large basket.
  7. Accepts an infant car seat to become a travel system.

 

Joovy Groove Ultralight

If you are looking for a true umbrella-fold stroller, the Joovy Groove Ultralight is one of our favorites! It sports a large, roomy seat, deep recline, large canopy and easy fold. Watch the Joovy Groove Ultralight Baby Gizmo Video Review.

Best Lightweight Stroller - Joovy Groove

What we like best:

  1. Budget-Friendly. Retails for under $200.
  2. Tall, roomy seat with deep recline.
  3. Easy to fold.
  4. Lightweight weighing in at only 14 lbs.
  5. All wheel suspension and great maneuverability.
  6. Adjustable leg rest.

 

Baby Jogger Vue Lite

Umbrella strollers are great for traveling and small spaces but most of the time they lack the reversible seat that parents want. Not the Baby Jogger Vue Lite. This is a true umbrella stroller that features a reversible seat that you have to see to believe. Watch the Baby Jogger Vue Baby Gizmo Video Review.

Best Lightweight - Baby Jogger vue

What we like best:

  1. REVERSIBLE seat!
  2. Lightweight. Weighs only 14.5 lbs.
  3. Large canopy.
  4. High weight capacity of 55 lbs.
  5. Extra storage space behind the seat when forward-facing.
  6. Accepts an infant car seat to become a travel system. (adapters sold separately)

Bugaboo Bee 3

Yes, there are luxury, lightweight strollers and the Bugaboo Bee leads the pack. This trendy stroller is a dream to push and features a reversible seat, compact fold and huge canopy. Plus, it turns into a pram with a Bugaboo carrycot. Watch the Bugaboo Bugaboo Bee 3 Baby Gizmo Video Review.

Best Lightweight Stroller - Bugaboo Bee 3

What we like best:

  1. A dream to push! You can push it with your breath.
  2. Reversible seat.
  3. Can become a pram with the Bugaboo carrycot.
  4. Adjustable handle that is one of the tallest in its class!
  5. HUGE basket.
  6. Easy to fold into a compact package.
  7. Accepts an infant car seat to become a travel system.

 

Mountain Buggy Nano

The Nano is Mountain Buggy’s most compact stroller that is easy to fold and small enough to fit in an overhead compartment of many airplanes. It was introduced in 2014 and has been a big hit among avid traveling parents. It’s lightweight and compact but big on features! Watch the Mountain Buggy Nano Baby Gizmo Video Review.

Best Lightweight Stroller - Nano

What we like best:

  1. Super compact folded package.
  2. Comes with a travel bag.
  3. You can usually find one on sale for less than $200.
  4. Roomy seat with a deep recline.
  5. Accepts an infant car seat to become a travel system. (adapters sold separately)
  6. Easy to push.

There you go. If you are looking for a lightweight, travel-friendly stroller, these were our favorites. What is your favorite? Leave us a comment and let us know!

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Baby Gizmo founder Hollie Schultz is the proud mom of three adorable kids. This certified CPS (Child Passenger Safety) Tech and baby gear expert is the host of the Baby Gizmo video reviews giving moms the inside look at baby products before they purchase them. Hollie is also the co-author of The Baby Gizmo Buying Guide. A former resident of Los Angeles, she and her family now live in North Carolina where she is having a blast designing and decorating her new home.

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Derek
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How about Recaro Easylife Stroller and Zoe XL1 Best Stroller?

clara
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The Nano, Qbit, City Mini, B-Agile, and Emotion are all undergoing changes for 2016

Renee Smith
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I have the Mountain Buggy Nano. We are about to leave on a trip where we will be taking a train to our destination, but flying back. I’m really hoping this stroller works for us. I like how compact it folds and that it has a strap to carry it.

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