Baby Jogger City Select Stroller Review

OVERALL SCORE

76

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The Baby Jogger City Select is a durable, versatile stroller that is perfect for a growing family’s needs. This stroller comes with a attachable second seat in order to house 1 or 2 children. In addition, there are 16 unique configurations to choose from to best fit you and your children’s needs. A comfortable ride is ensured with multiple recline settings, good suspension, and easy maneuverability. With Multiple setting, features, and accessories, this stroller ends up being fairly heavy.

How the strollers are reviewed

The following chart rates the stroller for the most important stroller criteria for product specifications, effectiveness, parent preferences, and child comfort. Check out our guide to standard strollers to see how this stroller compares to others!

RATING (SCORE):

   Poor (1-2)   Fair (3-4)   Good (5-6)   Very Good (7-8)   Excellent (9-10)
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
Durability
Weight
 EFFECTIVENESS
Brakes
Compact
Ease of Use
Folding
Grip
Maneuverability
Rough Terrain
PARENT PREFERENCES
Accessories
Easy to Assemble
Easy to Clean
Storage
COMFORT
Child Comfort
Sun Canopy
Suspension

Durability

Excellent – 9/10

The stroller receives a 9 for overall durability.  Baby Jogger City Select stroller is built with a solid frame and large rubber tires ensuring a long lasting purchase.

Weight

Fair – 4/10

This stroller, weighing in at 29.7 Ibs, is on the heavier side. This makes it a bit of a challenge for transporting and carrying around. However, for what this stroller contains and offers, the weight is understandable.

Brakes

Very Good – 8/10

The Baby Jogger City Select possesses a hand operated brake allowing for easy to reach control of your strollers movement. Parents can feel safe maneuvering the stroller as the brakes are responsive and flip-flop friendly.

Compact

Very Good – 8/10

Despite this stroller’s weight and size, it compacts down a good size with a folded dimension of 32.75” x 25.75” x 12.5”. This allows for easy storage in car trunks allowing space for other items.

“It rides incredibly smoothly; even over rocky and grassy terrain. We took a 1.5 mile hike with it through the woods and my twins slept the whole time. So far we are super pleased and completely satisfied with our purchase.”
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Ease of Use

Excellent – 9/10

This stroller is hassle-free.  The Bob Jogger City Select is simple design will suit parents on trips and make maneuvering a breeze. It’s easy to push, easy to to fold, and easy to maneuver.

Folding

Excellent – 6/10

The Bob Jogger City Select has a simple one step fold process that can be done with one hand. However, one or more of the seats must be taken out depending on how flat you want the fold. The stroller does not stand while folded and is not the most stable even leaning against something.

Grip

Very Good – 8/10

The stroller has an adjustable, telescoping handlebar with multiple lengths. No matter how tall or short you or your partner are, the handlebar will be at a comfortable height.

Maneuverability

Excellent – 9/10

Moving your child around in this stroller is painless.  The large wheels make trekking a breeze with the front wheels being able to lock in place or swivel depending on your needs.

“We take this stroller to Disneyland A LOT and it is worth it’s weight in gold!
Best stroller out there! If you buy this stroller, get ready for people to be jealous of your stroller and complement your stroller when you are out and about!”

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Rough Terrain

Very Good – 7/10

The Baby Jogger City Classic has fairly large 8″ front wheels and , 12″ rear for a smooth ride on most surfaces although where it really succeeds is on smooth surfaces such as pavement

Accessories

Very Good – 8/10

The stroller comes bare bones with little accessories on its own. However, there are 16+ available to be bought separately depending on your needs.

Easy to Assemble

Very Good – 7/10

Assembling this Baby Jogger stroller takes no time at all and is easy to assemble. Assembly instructions and tools are not needed with everything clicking together.

Easy to Clean

Very Good – 7/10

The strollers rougher fabric allows for an extremely easy clean. Simply remove the fabric and put it in a machine washer in cold water.

“Win! The different configurations are awesome… we’ve put our big kid backwards/laying down at theme parks, which means a much better nap.”
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Storage

Very Good – 8/10

This stroller can carry a lot with a large and easy to access underhand storage bin. There is also has zippers to extend the storage and allow for secure storage of your belongings.

Child Comfort

Excellent – 9/10

This stroller will suit all of your and your little one’s comfort needs. The seat allows for a full recline which your napping baby will appreciate. A solid suspension will keep your child napping and comfortable even on bumpier surfaces. There is also a large, adjustable sun canopy as well as an adjustable footwell allowing you to best fit your child’s needs.

Sun Canopy

Excellent – 9/10

The stroller contains a large UV 50+ sun canopy that can be adjusted to different lengths as well as heights to fit different head heights. The sun canopy also has a peak-a-boo window with a magnetic closure allowing you to easily and quietly check up on your little one.

Suspension

Very Good – 8/10

The larger rubber tires and durable suspension allow for a smooth ride for both you and your little one even on bumpy or cracked surfaces.


What do experts say?

” With the second seat, it has 16 different combinations of the seating arrangement. How great is that! ” – Mom Stroller Reviews

” The Baby Jogger City Select can be used as a travel system, pram, double stroller, triple stroller or a basic single, but not a jogging stroller.” – Baby Gear Lab


Specifications

BassinetsYes
Car Seat CompatibilityYes
Child’s Age Range1 – 5 Years
Dimension (standing)49.6 x 43.1 x 25.6 inches
Forward/Rear FacingBoth
Handlebar HeightMid
JoggingYes
Passenger Capacity1-2
ReclineFull
Weight29.7 lbs
Wheel Sizes8″ Front, 12″ Rear

Where to buy?

Amazon$529.00
Target$529.99
Bed Bath & Beyond$529.99

Our Rating Process

Our team has read through thousands of customer and expert reviews to understand what consumers like, or dislike, about them.  We gather information about the stroller and it’s attributes that you can’t find by doing a traditional google search and present them to you.  Because each stroller is unique and has its own set of features, the search process can be strenuous.  In the end, you need to find a stroller that is meant for your needs.  By rating them on the most important criteria, we can help you find the stroller that will be the best fit for you and your growing family.  We also reach out to real moms to find out what they’re looking for.  After all, they’re the one’s who know what’s best.

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