Umbrella strollers are without a doubt the epitome of convenience as far as modern day strollers are concerned. Their collapsible frames allow easy storage and transport when not in use making them the perfect option for parents who are constantly on the move.

Below are nine of the best models on the market and the features that make them such amazing umbrella strollers.

1. Graco FastAction Fold Jogger Click Connect Travel System

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Graco FastAction Fold Jogger Click Connect Travel System, Chili Red (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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Graco FastAction Fold Jogger Click Connect Travel System, Chili Red (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • The Graco snugride click connect 35 infant car seat, rear facing for infants from 4.35 pounds and up...
  • One second, one-hand fold provides the ultimate in convenience for moms on the go
  • Air filled rubber tires offer suspension for a smooth ride on any terrain

Seat features

The seat is designed to accommodate children of up to 50 pounds. It can recline to multiple positions ranging from fully flat to fully upright. The stroller can be converted into a travel system using the Click Connect feature that allows attachment of an infant car seat.

Wheels

It uses air-filled rubber wheels with great suspension mechanisms that allow use over a variety of terrains. The three wheel layout with the lockable swivel feature allow easy maneuvering and control whether you are jogging at the park or strolling casually at the mall.

Safety features

The sides of the seats are padded for head support and protection. The stroller also features a 3 and 5 point harness meant to hold the baby secure on the seat

Folding mechanism

The stroller has a fast action fold feature that allows the user to fold it by simply pulling the folding strap. This makes the process fast and super simple. Once the stroller is folded, it is easy to handle with one hand allowing the parent freedom to multitask.

Weight and dimensions

The stroller weighs 49 pounds and measures 24 inches by 21 inches by 36 inches.

Special convenience features

It includes a large storage basket under the seat as well as a deluxe parent tray with everything from key and phone slots to cup holders. It also features a large adjustable canopy that protects the child from exposure to the sun, wind or rain.

Pros
  • It has an easy and fast folding mechanism,
  • It is easy to maneuver thus perfect for jogging,
  • It offers plenty of storage space,
  • It is convertible.
Cons
  • Air filled wheels need regular maintenance and replacement,
  • It is heavy.

2. Mountain Buggy Nano 2015 Stroller

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Seat features

The seat can accommodate up to 44 pounds of weight. It is padded for comfort and covered with breathable and easy to clean seat covers.

The leg rest attached to the seat can be adjusted to different positions for the child’s comfort. The seat is also compatible with infant car seats without the use of adapters.

Wheels

It uses four 6 inch EVA wheels that are made of heavy duty compact material. The two front wheels can easily be switched between swivel and locked modes, with the former offering more maneuverability especially in tight spaces.

Folding mechanism

This stroller is folded using a two-step nano folding mechanism controlled by simply pressing two buttons on the frame. It features a handle strap that allows you to lift the folded unit conveniently. It also comes with a storage backpack to keep the folded stroller in.

Weight and dimensions

It measures 43 inches by 20.4 inches by 12.4 inches and weighs a mere 13 pounds when folded.

Special convenience features

It has a large undercarriage storage basket that can handle up to 11 pounds of weight comfortably. It also allows you to pull the curb pop maneuver safely and efficiently.

Pros
  • It is easy to use and maneuver,
  • It is light,
  • It has an easy fold mechanism,
  • It comes with its own storage and transport bag.
Cons
  • The canopy has a limited cover range,
  • The storage undercarriage is difficult to access especially if you have large bags.

3. Baby Trend Sit N Stand Ultra Tandem Stroller

Baby Trend Sit N Stand Ultra Tandem Stroller, Phantom
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Baby Trend Sit N Stand Ultra Tandem Stroller, Phantom
  • Accommodates up to 2 children sitting in stroller seats, up to 2 in infant car seats,(sold...
  • Stroller allows your older child to stand on the rear platform or sit on the rear seat
  • Accepts one or two infant car seats (sold separately) and accommodates all Baby Trend® Infant Car...

Child capacity and Seat features

The stroller can carry up to two children at a time; both in seating position or with one standing. This is made possible by the stroller’s two seat capacity and the standing board at the back.

The stroller itself comes with a single reclining padded seat. This seat can accommodate children up to 50 pounds.

The frame is designed to accommodate an extra infant car seat either in front or rear facing position. These seats are bought separately but attachment doesn’t require any additional adapters.

Wheels

It has four compact wheels with the front being swivel wheels and the back pair being fixed. This makes maneuvering very easy. The compact nature of the wheels on the other hand ensures durability as they can be used over many different surfaces.

Folding mechanism

It has an easy single step collapsible mechanism where the front seat section folds into the rest of the frame in a single sweeping backward motion. When folded, the handle remains straight allowing you to carry it easily from one place to another.

Weight and dimensions

It measures 49 inches by 21.5 inches by 43 inches and weighs 25 pounds.

Special convenience features

It has an extra-large storage basket under the chair and standing board. With the infant seat removed, it is very easy to access the basket. The stroller also features a convenience tray for both the parent and the child in the main front seat.

Pros
  • It is easy to fold,
  • It is convertible without using adapters,
  • It can accommodate children of different ages,
  • It has plenty of storage.
Cons
  • It is heavy and cumbersome both in folded and free positions,
  • It is difficult to keep an eye on the child on the front seat.

4. Joovy Groove Ultralight Lightweight Travel Umbrella

Joovy Groove Ultralight Lightweight Travel Umbrella Stroller, Purpleness
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Joovy Groove Ultralight Lightweight Travel Umbrella Stroller, Purpleness
  • Lightweight graphite aluminum frame with non-pinch hinges. Designed to support growing children
  • Compact umbrella fold, convenient shoulder strap
  • Generous canopy with sun visor and peekaboo window

Seat features

It is made from light but strong material that ensures easy collapse during folding without compromising on the child’s comfort.

The seat can recline to multiple positions with a knob at the side to control this and can comfortably accommodate up to 55 pounds. Due to the seat design, it is advised that children below the age of 3 months should one use the stroller.

Wheels

The wheels feature a shock absorbing suspension system that allows use over unfriendly terrain without disturbing the child or the pusher.

Folding mechanism

It has a one-step folding mechanism where the stroller folds singly along its longitudinal plane. It comes with a left sided strap allowing the parent to carry both the baby and the stroller comfortably.

Weight and dimensions

It measures 40.8 inches by 21 inches by 33.5 inches and weighs 13.9 pounds. The light weight nature can be attributed to the ultra-light but incredibly strong aluminum frame.

Special convenience features

It has an over-sized adjustable canopy that ensures that the little one is protected from the sun and other weather elements at all times. It also has an adjustable footrest allowing you to switch between two fixed positions based on the seat’s recline angle.

Pros
  • It is light,
  • It has comfortable seats with a great adjustable canopy for protection,
  • It allows you to keep an eye on your child through the peekaboo window,
  • It offers a lot of storage space.
Cons
  • It is more difficult to maneuver than many other umbrella strollers.

5. RECARO Easylife Ultra-lightweight Stroller

RECARO Easylife Ultra-Lightweight Stroller, Granite
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RECARO Easylife Ultra-Lightweight Stroller, Granite
  • Ultra Lightweight Stroller with a Small Compact Fold
  • Quick and Easy One Hand Fold Located on Handle Bar
  • Extended Canopy with UV SPF 50+ Protection and Water Repellent Coating

Seat features

The stroller has a one child capacity and can hold up to 50 pounds. The padded seat is surrounded by CoolMesh sidewalls made of breathable material that is meant to allow air flow in and out of the baby’s compartment.

The seat itself can recline to six different positions all aimed at offering maximum comfort to the child.

Wheels

It has 6 wheels with a suspension system aimed at making it easy to maneuver the stroller over different surfaces. The two pairs of front wheels are lockable swivel wheels which further increase ease of maneuvering.

Folding mechanism

It uses a hand controlled two-step folding mechanism controlled using a folding button on the handle bar. When folded, the stroller measures a mere 19 inches by 23 inches which makes it easy to carry around and store in your car.

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 13 pounds and measures 36 inches by 21.5 inches by 41 inches when unfolded.

Special convenience features

It features a large canopy with waterproof coating and UV protection layers. The canopy also features a peekaboo window allowing easy monitoring of the child during pushing.

It also features an easily accessible storage basket and a convenient parent tray on which to place items including coffee cups and phones.

Pros
  • It is easy to maneuver,
  • It has an easy folding mechanism,
  • It is light and very small when folded,
  • It allows child monitoring.
Cons
  • The handlebar is set at a fixed height,
  • It is difficult to open the stroller from strolling position.

6. UPPA Baby G-LUXE Stroller

UPPAbaby G-LUXE Stroller, Pascal (Grey)
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UPPAbaby G-LUXE Stroller, Pascal (Grey)
  • For children 3months (in full recline position) to 55lbs.
  • 5-point harness, 3 recline positions 1-handed, actuated recline and adjustable footrest
  • Lightweight aluminum frame, 1-step brake, lockable front wheels for added stability

Seat features

It is designed to accommodate children as young as 3 months and as heavy as 55 lbs. It can recline to three fixed recline position including upright, fully flat and a position in between the two. The footrest attached to the seat is also adjustable and allows comfort in different recline positions.

The seat is padded for comfort and covered with stain and water resistant material which makes long term maintenance very easy for the parent.

Wheels

All the wheels are lockable to ensure that there is no bobbing or loss of control as the pusher maneuvers the stroller.

Folding mechanism

The folding mechanism is activated by a hand-controlled latch on the handlebar for fast and effective folding. It has a shoulder strap that allows you to carry the stroller easily once it is folded.

It is also designed in such a way that it stands when in folded position. This ensures that no part in contact with the child will touch the ground.

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 13 pounds when empty and measures 45 inches by 12 inches by 12 inches.

Special convenience features

The canopy features a sun protection layer with SPF 50 protection.

Pros
  • It is child friendly,
  • The canopy provides sun protection,
  • It is easy to clean and maintain,
  • It is light and easy to carry when folded.
Cons
  • There is no convenience tray for the pusher to use for items like smart phones and coffee cups,
  • It is difficult to maneuver with one hand.

7. UPPA Baby G-LITE Stroller Jake

UPPAbaby G-LITE Stroller, Jake (Black)
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UPPAbaby G-LITE Stroller, Jake (Black)
  • New mesh sling seat for breathability and comfort without adding weight
  • Easy open, removable height adjustable canopy
  • Easy to remove fabrics

Seat features

The seat is made from super light mesh sling. This allows easy folding in collapse mode and offers comfort and support to the child when unfolded.

The material is breathable and ensures aeration of the baby’s compartment. The covers can be removed for cleaning making maintenance very easy.

Folding mechanism

Once folded, it can be carried around using the central strap on the frame. This makes it very convenient for the parent. The light weight nature of the model also makes it easy to carry around.

Weight and dimensions

It measures 44.3 inches by 11 inches by 11 inches and weighs 10.7 pounds.

Special convenience features

It has a large storage basket under the child seat that is easily accessible from the back. The canopy has an extendable sunshade that offers the baby extra protection. It also features a peekaboo window allowing the pusher to keep an eye on the child.

Pros
  • It is easy to fold and unfold,
  • The seat material is breathable,
  • It offers a lot of storage space including a convenience tray with a cup holder.
Cons
  • The sling seat design limits use to children over the age of 3 months.

8. Graco Breaze Click Connect Stroller

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Graco Breaze Click Connect Stroller, Pierce
  • Ultra-easy one-hand fold makes this the perfect accessory to get out and about with baby
  • Lightweight stroller easily accepts all Graco Click Connect infant car seats with a secure one-step...
  • Lightweight, sturdy frame for maximum portability, making it ultra-convenient for moms on-the-go

Seat features

The seat is padded for comfort with extra padding around the head and at the sides for support and protection. This allows use by children from birth with the frame allowing accommodation of up to 50 pounds weight. It can recline to different positions for flexibility and added comfort.

Folding mechanism

It has a one handed fold mechanism with a folding button on the handle bar for easy access and use.

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 17.8 pounds and measures 27.5 inches by 20 inches by 40 inches.

Special convenience features

It features Click Connect technology that allows attachment of an infant seat without having to rely on adapters.

Pros
  • It is comfortable for the child,
  • It allows use with infants,
  • It is convertible into a travel system.
Cons
  • It is heavy.

9. GB Pockit Stroller

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Pockit Lightweight Stroller
  • WORLD'S SMALLEST FOLDING STROLLER - With its innovative two-step folding design, the Pockit is the...
  • SMALL BUT STRONG - Built using high quality, durable materials, the Pockit can hold a child from 6...
  • PERFECT FOR DAY TRIPS OR EXTENDED TRAVEL - For families with a passion for local or overseas travel...

Seat features

It features an open padded seat designed to offer maximum comfort to the child with the great support and breathable material. It can accommodate a maximum of 55 pounds.

Folding mechanism

It uses a two-step folding mechanism that allows very fast frame collapsing. Once folded, it can stand on its own and this allows easy storage while also protecting surfaces in contact with the child from picking up dirt and germs from the ground.

Weight and dimensions

It weighs 9.5 pounds and measures 28 inches by 17.5 inches by 39.8 inches.

Special convenience features

It features an adjustable harness system designed to accommodate the child at different ages for support and security. The part of the harness running over the baby’s shoulder is padded for comfort and protection in case the stroller comes to a sudden stop.

Pros
  • It is very stable and easy to maneuver,
  • It is easy to fold and unfold,
  • It is very light.
Cons
  • The canopy doesn’t provide sufficient coverage,
  • The storage offered is limited.

Bottom line

It goes without saying that every umbrella stroller on this list has something amazing to offer. So whether you are a parent shopping for your first umbrella stroller or a friend looking for the perfect baby shower gift, you have 9 amazing options to consider.