From compact strollers that are great for travel to strollers that expand to accommodate twins and older siblings, these are the latest releases that will rock your roll in 2018. Read on to find the right ride for your family, and check back for updates as new strollers are released.
BOB Blaze Performance Stroller
Billed as the ultimate training partner, the Blaze features lightweight wheels, a mountain bike-style suspension system, 16-inch semi-slick, air-filled tires and fixed front wheel for stability. There's also a hand brake for downhill control and lots of pockets for your belongings. While you're on a run, your baby will be enjoying an ultra-padded seat and a large UPF50+ canopy.
Available exclusively at rei.com for $500.
Baby Trend Jetaway Plus Compact Stroller
Thanks to its telescoping handle, you can roll the folded stroller as easily as you would your luggage. Although lightweight and compact, this stroller doesn't skimp on features. It has a five-point safety harness, a seat that reclines to multiple positions and adjustable leg support to maximize your little one's comfort, plus a removable cup holder and large storage basket for you. The stroller also includes a tote bag to make it even easier for travel.
Available at babytrend.com for $169.99.
Cybex Eezy S Twist
What's the twist on this lightweight compact stroller? That you can swivel the seat from forward-facing to backward-facing with one hand. It also features a one-handed fold and all-wheel suspension for even more comfort and convenience. It's suitable from birth, thanks to multiple backrest positions, including full recline. Extend the large sun canopy and let baby snooze away in comfort.
Available at buybuybaby.com for $299.99.
This chic urban stroller from the Netherlands is new to the US this July. It boasts an ergonomic seat with 6 different seating positions, along with a large UPF50+ canopy, large rear wheels, a compact fold and a carry strap so you can easily zip through city streets, airports, train stations and wherever else life takes you. Comes in grey, navy and black. Add a cozy bassinet with a breathable mattress ($230) or a newborn cocoon ($130) that baby can use from birth up to 18 months.
Available at us.joolz.com for $679-$699, depending on color.
Thule Sleek City Stroller
You know Thule for their durable bike and roof racks, but did you know they also make strollers? Up until now their stroller collection featured three-wheel jogging strollers, but in September 2018 Thule plans to debut their first ever four-wheel city stroller. The Sleek stroller certainly lives up to its name. Expect the same durability and high-quality you’ve come to expect from Thule with added features like a simple compact fold, adjustable handlebars, ventilated canopy and a reclining seat that adjusts to three positions, all ideal for everyday use. The versatile stroller can be used from birth (with the basinet or infant carseat adapter) and features both forward- and rear parent-facing positions. With 14 different seating combos, the Thule Sleek will give you the flexibility to attach different seats to the same frame if you plan to expand your family in the future (or you have twins).
Available in September 2018 at Thule.com for $799.
GB Pockit+ Umbrella Stroller
Calling all travelers and city dwellers: This upgrade of the gb Pockit, known for being a supersmall stroller, works as a 2-in-1 travel system, so you can use it from birth with an attached car seat. It also has a larger canopy than the original and a reclining seatback. Like its predecessor, it can be folded into a small, handbag-shaped package in two easy steps and fits into a large tote bag and an airplane's overhead compartment.
Available at buybuybaby.com for $229.99.
Stokke Xplory (Redesigned)
Stokke—a brand known for stylish and well-designed high chairs, cribs and more—recently redesigned its popular Xplory stroller. The stroller sits baby higher than other brands, so you have a better view of each other. The seat height and seat angle are adjustable, and the stroller can be switched from parent-facing to forward-facing, for maximum comfort for you and baby. The new design boasts a one-step fold, a plush padded seat, and a cozy new carry cot with a breathable mattress. You can customize both the chassis and stroller fabric to your taste, thanks to a variety of color options.
Available at stokke.com for $1,149-$1,199.
A fun pattern (stripes, polka dots and more) under the canopy sets this stroller apart from its peers. Customize it even more with accessories like a child snack tray, stroller organizer, stroller travel bag, a sun and bug cover or a rain cover. The stroller seat fully reclines for naptime, and a zippered pocket and large basket holds all your on-the-go items. This lightweight stroller also features a convenient one-handed fold and includes adaptors for pairing with Britax car seats.
Available at us.britax.com for $229.99.
Silver Cross Jet Travel Stroller
Looking for a stroller for travel? Silver Cross's Jet Travel Stroller folds up small enough to tuck into a plane's overhead compartment and meets all major airline requirements. When folded, you can wheel it like a small suitcase. Suitable from birth to 40 pounds thanks to its built-in "cocoon" system, it has a full lie-back seat and multi-position recline, so it's as comfortable as it is practical. With a car seat adaptor, it can be used with Nuna Pipa, Maxi-Cosi, and Cybex Aton car seats. It also comes with a travel sleeve to slip over the stroller during your adventures.
Available at silvercrossus.com for $349.
Jeep® by Delta Children Sport Utility All-Terrain Stroller
We all know Jeeps are a great ride, and this Jeep stroller by Delta Children is no exception. It functions like three strollers in one: Attach your car seat with the attached adaptor, set it up as a carriage-style stroller with your infant facing you, and bigger kids can sit upright either facing you or facing out. There's an adjustable footrest for baby and adjustable handle for you, plus a detachable parent organizer large enough to store diapers, bottles, snacks and more.
Available at deltachildren.com for $349.
The telescopic pull-along handle is one of the features that sets this travel-friendly stroller apart from the rest, along with the broad range of colors it comes in (including copper, pink, teal and yellow). You can zip through airports, train stations and all your daily errands with ease, and store all your belongings in the extra large basket and storage pocket behind the leg rest. Baby's backrest can recline to nearly flat for comfortable naps on the go.
Available at us.diono.com for $249.99-$299.99.
Safety 1st RIVA Travel System
This budget-friendly stroller is made from recycled materials, including Safety 1st's own recycled car seats! The stroller features a lightweight frame (only 18 lbs.), along with a host of handy features: machine-washable fabric, a pivoting and removable snack tray with cup holder, a storage basket, SPF 50+ canopy and peekaboo window, and two cups you can use for your coffee or cell phone. It stands on its own when folded for easier storage. The car seat, for kids 4-35 pounds, is also lightweight (7.5 lbs), and boasts side impact protection and a machine-washable seat pad.
Available exclusively at Walmart and walmart.com, $199 for stroller and car seat.
This stroller offers lots of family flexibility, as it can be extended with a second seat or car seat to accommodate two children, and has a standing platform toddlers can use to hop on and ride. For even more convenience, there are cup and phone holders, a removable tray and a large expandable basket for storage.
Available exclusively at babiesrus.com. The single stroller costs $319.99; the double stroller, including second seat, sells for $409.99; and the travel system with the car seat is $449.99.
Nuna Demi Grow
Parents of singles, siblings and twins will love that this sleek number converts to accommodate car seats, bassinets and seats facing forward or backwards, with 23 configurations in all. The stroller comes in caviar (black), frost (light gray) and aspen (blue). Accessories include a bassinet, sibling seat and wheeled travel bag, all available separately.
Available at nuna.eu for $799.95.
Ergobaby 180 Reversible Stroller
Called the 180 because you can swing baby to face you or out with a quick click of the handlebar, this stroller offers lots of other conveniences, including a light weight (under 20 pounds!), deep seat recline, a zippered seat-back pocket, large storage basket and adjustable handlebar. Comes in black, black/teal, black/graphite and black/misty blue.
Available at ergobaby.com for $399.99.
Families looking for sustainability in their strollers will appreciate that Fox’s fabric is made from recycled water bottles. And those who want to customize their ride will like the 25 color choices for fabric, wheel caps and handlebar grips. Beyond that, the stroller also moves smoothly on all sorts of terrain thanks to its all-wheel suspension.
Available at bugaboo.com in March for $1,199.
Biba M Single & Double Stroller
Great features at an even better price! These lightweight strollers come in single and twin versions with washable fabric, a roomy storage basket, and three seat positions, including full recline. Available in five colors: silver grey, charcoal, navy blue, red and royal blue.
Calling all jetsetters! You’ll look the part with this slick travel stroller that folds so compactly it fits into the overhead bins on most airlines. It also stands upright when folded for convenience while traveling or to store in a small space at home. Three sun visors let you customize your baby’s sun protection and UV coverage. Comes in charcoal, midnight blue and olive green.
Available at mimastrollers.com for $699.
Chicco Mini Bravo
You’ll be saying “bravo!” once you've used this compact stroller for travel and everyday outings. It maneuvers easily, folds quickly and is a snap to carry, thanks to its light weight (18.5 pounds) and carrying handle. It also doesn’t skimp on accessories, boasting two cup holders and a storage area for keys and snacks.
Available at chiccousa.com for $149.99.
Baby Jogger City Tour LUX
Urban parents will love this compact stroller with maximum convenience. It can be used from birth and accommodates an infant car seat, foldable pram, ride-along board, and a seat that can be both forward- and rear-facing. The stroller includes a backpack-style carry bag for travel and comes in four colors (granite, slate, iris and rosewood).
Available at babyjogger.com for $299.99.
Evenflo Sibby Travel System (Updated)
Already a fan of the Sibby? The travel system has been updated with comfortable sport handles, a mesh storage bag in the seat back, and a peekaboo window in the large canopy. The stroller also includes a fold-away ride-along board that older siblings can use to cruise. Comes in three shades of gray.
Available at evenflo.com for $199.99, which includes the stroller, LiteMax infant car seat and base.
Silver Cross Wave Surf Board
Stroller bonus! If you're eyeing the Wave stroller from Silver Cross, you can add this "surf" board, a stroller board on wheels that attaches to the back for older kids (age 2 and up). The board flips up and attaches to the basket when not in use and has a grippy, textured surface to prevent wipeouts.
Available at silvercrossus.com in February for $149.
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