One of every parent’s nightmares is getting a heavy stroller. No one wants to spend half their breakfast hauling around a monstrous stroller loaded with diaper bags, handbags and the kids who are the most precious of the cargo.

This is why lightweight strollers are giving other models a run for their money. Their unique designs and lightweight frames allow them to offer the same comfort, convenience, and security while saving you a whole lot of energy.

Below are ten of the best quality lightweight strollers in the market today.

1. Chico Bravo Trio Travel System

Chicco Bravo Trio System, Empire
286 Reviews
Chicco Bravo Trio System, Empire
  • Bravo: Removable seat for easy transformation into a stylish frame carrier for the KeyFit
  • Capacious basket easily accessed from front or rear
  • Multi-position reclining seat and all-wheel suspension for baby's comfort.

Price: $289.99

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 23 pounds and measures 35.5 inches by 21.8 inches by 43 inches.

Frame design and material

The frame is made from aluminum material and can be folded for easy storage. The folding is done by hand with a one-step mechanism for speed and convenience.

When folded, the unit can stand on its own making it easy to set up anywhere that is most convenient for you as the user. The frame also allows detachment of the main seat and replacement with a Key Fit carrier that uses an adapter. This is meant to adapt the chair for use by infants.

Safety features

It features a 5 point harness with straps designed to respond to single pull tightening. It also features a wide retractable canopy that shades the child and protects them from harsh sunlight.

Comfort features

The seats are padded with soft but firm material. This ensures stability and support without compromising on comfort.

Convenience features

It has a large storage basket that runs the entire base of the stroller for sufficient storage space. It also features a parent tray with a phone slot and two cup holders.

Finally, the handle bars on this stroller are adjustable to suit different heights making it easy and convenient to use.

Pros
  • It is convertible into a travel system.
  • It is easy to fold and unfold.
  • It offers plenty of storage space.
  • It stands on its own when in folded position
  • The seat covers are easy to clean.
Cons
  • It is expensive,
  • When folded, it retains a V shape that makes it cumbersome and consumes a lot of storage space.

2. Baby Jogger 2014 City Mini GT Single Stroller

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Price: $239.99

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 20.9 pounds and measures 44.1 inches by 24.4 inches by 31.9 inches.

Wheels and brake system

It has three 85 inch compact wheels with rubber traction allowing use over all terrain. The front tire has a special suspension system that ensures shock absorption for a smooth ride.

Comfort features

It has padded reclining seats designed to ensure maximum comfort during the baby’s ride. The seat is covered with an adjustable canopy that ensures that the child gets to enjoy the outdoors without being exposed to things like excess wind and direct sunlight.

Pros
  • The canopy is adjustable,
  • It allows easy baby monitoring through the peekaboo window,
  • The handlebar height is adjustable,
  • It is easy to fold and unfold.
Cons
  • The accessories required are sold separately,
  • It is difficult to assemble.

3. Mountain Buggy Nano 2015 Stroller

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Price: $227.00

Weight and dimensions

It measures 43 inches by 20.4 inches by 12.4 inches and weighs 13.7 pounds.

Frame design and material

It has a steel and aluminum frame for strength and durability that allows the stroller to comfortably accommodate up to 44 pounds. The frame is collapsible and can be folded in 2 steps for easy and convenient storage.

Comfort features

The seats are padded for support and maximum comfort. They can also recline to different positions including upright and full recline position.

Convenience features

The stroller includes a backpack in which to carry it when it is in its folded state. It also features a large and accessible storage basket under the car seat.

Pros
  • It is compact and light,
  • It comes with a convenient storage backpack,
  • The peekaboo window on the canopy allows child monitoring.
Cons
  • The fabric on the seat, the footrest and the undercarriage tends to wear out quickly and would require regular repair to avoid irreversible damage.

4. ZOE Umbrella XL 1 Single Stroller Deluxe

ZOE XL1 DELUXE Xtra Lightweight Travel & Everyday Umbrella Stroller System (London Navy)
544 Reviews
ZOE XL1 DELUXE Xtra Lightweight Travel & Everyday Umbrella Stroller System (London Navy)
  • Super Lightweight Stroller - Weighs Only 10 lbs! Less Than Half the Weight of the Baby Jogger City...
  • Lifetime Warranty & Guarantee on Wheels! If Your Wheels Break While You Own This Stroller, ZOE Will...
  • Quick, Compact & Easy One-Hand Fold Makes It The Perfect Stroller for Airline Travel & Public...

Price: $149.99

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 10 pounds and measures 26 inches by 18 inches by 7 inches.

Frame design and material

It has a single step collapsible frame design for easy folding of the stroller.

Wheels and brake system

It has a four corner set up with the two sets of front wheels existing as doubles. This offers more control and stability when used on rough terrain.

Something unique about this model is the fact that users get a lifetime warranty guaranteeing repairs and replacements on any of the wheels.

Safety features

It has a beautiful red canopy that is capable of full coverage to protect the baby. It also features a 5 point harness for child safety during the ride.

Convenience features

It features food trays for both the parent and the baby with convenient deep cup holders. It also comes with a padded belly bar for additional child support while on the stroller.

In addition to the spacious undercarriage, this model also features several small pockets for storage of smaller items such as phones and keys.

Pros
  • It is cheap,
  • It is safe for the baby,
  • It is comfortable,
  • The brakes are easy to access and use,
  • It is very small and light and therefore compatible with storage racks on buses, trains and aeroplanes.
Cons
  • It has a weak frame that makes it difficult to push when there is a child and baggage on board.

5. Baby Jogger City Mini Stroller In Sand Stone

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Baby Jogger City Mini Stroller In Sand, Stone Frame, BJ11457
551 Reviews
Baby Jogger City Mini Stroller In Sand, Stone Frame, BJ11457
  • Lightweight Stroller: The essence of urban mobility: lightweight, compact and nimble.
  • The Fold: Patented quick fold technology allows stroller to fold in one step.
  • Seat: Multiple recline positions with a 50 lb weight capacity

Price: $249.99

Weight and dimensions

It measures 14.9 inches by 9.4 inches by 16.3 inches and weighs 16.8 pounds making it one of the lightest foldable strollers in the market.

Frame design and material

It has a one handed folding mechanism and measures 33.4 inches by 24.2 inches by 12.8 inches when folded.

Together with the lightweight nature, these specifications make it easy to transport and store the stroller when it is not in use. The frame is also designed to accommodate an extra seat converting it from a single seat stroller to a tandem double seat stroller.

Wheels and brake system

The front lockable swivel wheels exist as a double wheel combination for additional support and control. All of the wheels are 8 inch EVA tires with compact cores and traction covers designed to ensure easy and comfortable use over different terrain.

Safety features

The adjustable canopy has SPF 50+ UV protection capacity and can be adjusted to offer full coverage for the child’s protection.

Convenience features

The stroller can accommodate a variety of convenience accessories including a parent console, a child food tray, a weather shield and a stable footrest. All these are bought separately.

The stroller itself only comes with convenience accessories such as the easily accessible undercarriage and the ergonomic handlebar.

Pros
  • It is easy to maneuver,
  • It can be converted into a double tandem stroller,
  • The canopy offers sufficient sun protection.
Cons
  • The accessories required are sold separately,
  • It is difficult to assemble.

6. UPPA Baby G-LUXE Stroller

UPPAbaby G-LUXE Stroller, Jake (Black)
197 Reviews
UPPAbaby G-LUXE Stroller, Jake (Black)
  • New one action brake plus lightweight aluminum frame with robust profile
  • Easy open, removable height adjustable canopy
  • Easy to remove fabrics and seat pad.For children 3months (in full recline position) to 55lbs.

Price: $279.99

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 20 pounds and measures 22.4 inches by 15.3 inches by 43.3 inches.

Frame design and material

It is made from aluminum that provides corrosion protection, frame sturdiness and overall lightness of the stroller. The frame is collapsible with a finger activated folding mechanism.

Once folded, this model can stand on its own. This feature comes in handy as it ensures that none of the parts in contact with the baby touch the ground. It also makes it easy to store the stroller in public places such as restaurants and mall stores.

Wheels and brake system

It has three sets of 5.75 inch double wheels. This setup ensures stability and durability as the weight is evenly distributed to all the wheels in the system. To stop the stroller, you can use the brake pedal attached to the rear wheel which is easy to access and easy to use.

Safety features

The canopy has a sun-proof layer with an SPF of 50+ which ensures that at all times your baby is protected from harmful UV light. The canopy is adjustable and the fabric can easily be removed for cleaning. It also includes an adjustable 5 point harness and extra padding for support.

Convenience features

These include the undercarriage, the peekaboo viewing window and the ergonomic padded handles.

Pros
  • It is cheap,
  • It is light and easy to maneuver,
  • It can accommodate children of up to 55 pounds.
Cons
  • The harness straps are not padded and are therefore uncomfortable for older children.
  • It is difficult to push and control the stroller with one hand due to the separate handle design.

7. BOB Revolution Flex Stroller

BOB Revolution Flex Stroller, Black
348 Reviews
BOB Revolution Flex Stroller, Black
  • Adjustable padded handlebar creates the perfect fit for any parent's height with 9 position options
  • Swiveling front wheel allows for superior maneuverability, locks forward for increased stability...
  • Easy, two-step folding, lightweight frame for convenient transport and storage

Price: $449.99

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 26.2 pounds and measures 48 inches by 25.4 inches by 42 inches.

Frame material

It is made from light aluminum alloy material that is responsible for the lightweight nature of the jogging stroller.

Wheels and brake system

The front wheel can be set to swivel where maneuverability is important and to remain in steady position for stability such as that which is needed when running or jogging.

The wheels themselves are pneumatic with textured rubber tubes for added traction and surface grip. The grapes are located behind the rear wheels for easy access and operation using your foot.

Safety features

The stroller has a five point harness system that is adjustable to suit different sizes. The straps are padded to ensure comfort and added protection.

It also features a canopy with a peekaboo window that allows the pusher to keep an eye on the child. This window also allows aeration ensuring that the child has a steady supply of fresh air even when the canopy is covering a greater part of the seat compartment.

Comfort features

The padded seats on this stroller are covered with breathable material that is easy to clean and that ensures better aeration and comfort to the child.

The suspension system complementing the wheels also contributes to the comfort by ensuring that shock is absorbed and distributed away from the child seat. That way, the child gets to enjoy a smooth and comfortable ride whether you are running over rocks or smooth pavement.

Convenience features

Convenience features on this lightweight stroller include the large undercarriage for storage and the padded ergonomic handlebar that can be adjusted to suit different heights of different pushers.

Pros
  • It is easy to control,
  • It is light,
  • The handlebar is adjustable,
  • It can be folded for storage and transport.
Cons
  • It is expensive

8. BOB Revolution SE Single Stroller

BOB Revolution SE Single Jogging Stroller, Black
730 Reviews
BOB Revolution SE Single Jogging Stroller, Black
  • Swiveling front wheel allows for superior maneuverability, locks forward for increased stability...
  • Easy, two step folding, lightweight frame for convenient transport and storage
  • State of the art, adjustable suspension system provides an exceptionally smooth ride

Price: $409.99

Target Gender: Unisex

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 25 pounds and measures 51.6 inches by 25.4 inches by 40 inches.

Frame design and material

The frame is made from Aluminum which is responsible for the light weight nature. In addition to this, Aluminum also ensures durability by offering protection and resilience against corrosive elements and damage due to constant friction.

The stroller can easily be folded using a one-step mechanism for storage and transport when it is not in use.

Wheels and brake system

It has a pivoting front wheel that can be locked to provide additional stability and support when the stroller is used over unfriendly terrain. The brakes are activated using a foot pedal on the rear wheel for easy access and operation.

Safety features

The seats have a 5 point safety harness to secure the child to the stroller and an adjustable canopy to protect them from the sun, wind and rain.

Comfort features

The stroller has padded recliner seats with a 50 pound weight capacity. You can easily convert it into a child travel system by attaching a child car seat. This is made possible by the accessory adapter.

Convenience features

The accessory adapter also allows attachment of accessories like food trays and parent convenience trays for extra storage.

Pros
  • It is light,
  • It is adaptable to multiple functions including use as a child travel system,
  • It offers plenty of storage space.
Cons
  • It is expensive,
  • It is difficult to unfold.

9. Graco Relay Click Connect Jogging Stroller

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Graco Relay Click Connect Jogging Stroller, Tangerine
261 Reviews
Graco Relay Click Connect Jogging Stroller, Tangerine
  • All the convenience accessories are included in this ultimate performance jogger, so there's nothing...
  • Pneumatic tires and a locking front-swivel wheel with tracking are built to handle all of your jogs...
  • Jogging strollers premium suspension system offers high-grade performance for a smooth ride on any...

Price: $276.16

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 28.5 pounds and measures 47 inches by 25 inches by 40 inches.

Frame design

The frame is collapsible allowing easy folding using a one step and one hand mechanism.

Wheels and Suspension system

The front wheel has a lockable swivel mechanism that is characteristic of all great jogger strollers. The rear wheels are fixed and 2 inches larger in diameter.

These are designed to offer support and ensure stability as the stroller is being pushed. The wheels are complemented by the premium suspension system for added stability and smoothness during the ride.

Safety features

The seat features a 3 and 5 point harness with padded straps that ensure safety without compromising on comfort. It also features a safety tether that allows you to always be connected to the stroller.

Finally, the adjustable canopy ensures that the child is protected from direct exposure to potentially harmful elements.

Convenience features

It features a large storage basket under the car seat. It also has a zippered parent pocket for storage of items including cell phones and keys.

Finally, it has a removable arm rest bar for the child to enjoy. Removing it allows easy and direct access to the baby while leaving it on gives them added comfort and safety.

Pros
  • It is very safe,
  • It can be converted into a child travel system using the Click Connect feature,
  • The peekaboo window allows child monitoring during the ride,
  • It is stable.
Cons
  • The pneumatic tires require regular maintenance,
  • It uses foot brakes that are difficult to reach.

10. BOB Revolution SE Single Stroller

BOB Revolution SE Single Stroller, Orange
434 Reviews
BOB Revolution SE Single Stroller, Orange
  • Swiveling front wheel allows for superior maneuverability, locks forward for increased stability...
  • Easy, two step folding, lightweight frame for convenient transport and storage
  • State of the art, adjustable suspension system provides an exceptionally smooth ride

Price: $349.99

Target Gender: Female

Weight and dimensions

It measures 51.6 inches by 25.4 inches by 40 inches when open and weighs 25 pounds.

Frame design and material

The frame is made out of strong but light aluminum alloy which is responsible for the sturdy yet lightweight nature of the stroller.

The frame has a collapsible design that allows the user to fold the stroller for storage. The folding is done using a quick single stem mechanism which makes it easy to operate.

Wheels and suspension system

As a lightweight jogging stroller, this model has a three wheel layout with the front swivel wheel being capable of full rotation. This ensures easy control and maneuvering especially when running or jogging.

These wheels are set on a suspension system for shock absorption that allows easy pushing and ensures that the baby enjoys the ride.

Safety features

The seats have a 5 point safety harness to keep the child secure on the seat. It also features a protective canopy that can be adjusted to offer different levels of coverage.

Comfort features

It has a reclining seat that can be adjusted from a full upright position to 70 degree inclination. The seats themselves are padded for the additional comfort. It also has an accessory adapter that allows you to attach an infant car seat.

Convenience features

It features a large undercarriage with additional pockets on the interior and behind the seat.

Pros
  • It is light and easy to maneuver.
  • It offers a lot of storage space.
  • The suspension system is adjustable
Cons
  • It is expensive.
  • The foot brakes are inconvenient and hard to access especially for emergency braking at high speed.

Bottom line

The ease and convenience offered by lightweight strollers is unmatched and this is what makes them so popular. The top ten that have been reviewed above are without a doubt some of the best models in the market weight not being the only factor.

Therefore, if you are looking for your first baby stroller or for a lighter and easier to use replacement you have ten amazing options to choose from.