Stokke Scoot Video Review

The luxurious Norwegian baby gear brand, Stokke┬«, debuted a new compact stroller earlier this year called the ScootÔäó. Known in the stroller world for their popular Xplory┬« stroller, Stokke┬« designed a Xplory “little sister stroller” that is stocked with many of the same luxury features but is just a bit more travel friendly.

 

SEAT:

The Scoot features a reversible seat that can face the parent or face out with the higher seat position that STOKKE is famous for. The seat is 13″ wide with a 20″ seatback and a measurement of 24″ from seat back to canopy which we found is comfy for a child up to 3 years old. A padded, adjustable, 5-point harness keeps the little rider safely in the seat and the movable foot rest keeps little legs from dangling.

The seat recline is a bit unique, and while it isn’t our favorite, it’s not too bad. Two clips can be undone to take the seat from “active” to the “rest” position but it is important to note that it does not have a flat recline. If you’d like to use the stroller with a newborn, we suggest purchasing the Stokke Scoot Softbag which is sold separately.

Scoot

CANOPY:

The canopy on the Scoot is large to adequately shade your little one and even sports a large mesh window on top to allow air to circulate through the seat.

HANDLE:

Since no parent is the same height, we love that the handlebar telescopes out from 38 to 42″ from ground to handle to accommodate taller and shorter parents.

Stokke Scoot

STORAGE:

The large basket under the seat is roomy enough for a big diaper bag or plenty of baby or toddler essentials.

We are really happy that Stokke included a cup holder on the stroller but we do want to note that with the handle in the lowest position, the cup holder (which is located in the center of the handlebar) does get in the way of the seat recline.

WHEELS:

The Scoot rolls on 7″ wheels that are best on smooth surfaces. The added suspension (which is missing from the Xplory!) does allow the stroller to handle a few bumps in the road, but it is an urban stroller. If you want to take it off the beaten path, you’ll want to lock the front wheels for better maneuverability.

stokke Scoot

FOLD/UNFOLD:

We think Stokke® did a great job on the fold of the stroller. The stroller is easy to fold and ends in a very compact package. Just make sure to show grandma (and dad!) that they need to lift the bottom of the seat up to reveal the fold mechanism or you just might end up with a fully set up stroller in your trunk.

While the stroller is compact and easy to carry, it isn’t technically “lightweight” at 26 lbs. We would categorize it more as a “full-size” stroller because of the weight.

Stokke Scoot

ACCESSORIES:

The Scoot comes with a rain guard, mosquito net and a cup holder. A car seat adapter for a Graco, Peg Perego or a Maxi Cosi are sold separately to turn the Scoot into a travel system.

WRAP-UP:

The Stokke retails for $599 (the price was lowered mid-year!) and has some great features. While we aren’t crazy about how the seat reclines, we do like the big basket, easy, one-handed fold and the adjustable handlebar.

For more information on the Stokke┬« ScootÔäó, visit the Stokke┬« website.

 

*Disclosure: Thanks to Stokke® for sending us a Scoot to review. As always, all our thoughts, opinions and statements are our own.

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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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Joan
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Love it

Lindsey Doepker (ldoepker)
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Lindsey Doepker (ldoepker)

Thank you so much for the video. When I read some thing it all get bundled up and I just stop reading but when there is a video I just make my time and life a little easier. Thank for telling us what the hole is now that I no thank you. I hope that I win so that I can us this sleek stroll at the Zoo. I love all of the color option they have to offer.

Sasha Lynch
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Thanks for the heads up about the handle in the low position and cup holder with seat recline interference. I haven’t seen this stroller in person anywhere locally to test drive, so that is a good point to include in a review!

Amanda
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I’m digging this stroller, looks so easy to use!

Liz
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Looks like a great travel stroller…and I’m always a sucker for large storage baskets!!! Thanks for the review!

Jessica
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I have had my eye on this stroller since it came out! Can’t do the price but would be great to win it!!

B B Roy
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Thank you for your honest reviews. It’s sometimes hard to find someone with something negative to say about a new product. In spite of the negatives, this sounds like a very nice stroller. Probably not worth the price tag, but nice.

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