Uppababy Vista Stroller Review

OVERALL SCORE

85

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The UPPAbaby Vista is hands down one of the most versatile strollers on the market. It has the ability to convert and accommodate up to three children with the single frame. The Uppababy vista also comes with many accessories that can help supplement the user’s experience and make their trips easier. The stroller is heavy, but this is because it is sturdy and made to last through many children and memories with the family. We recommend this stroller to anyone expecting kids if they are willing to drop a little bit of money to get the comfort and experience of owning an Uppababy Vista.

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.

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

This Stroller is on the heavier side which makes it studier due to the material that is used. The frame is made out of aluminum alloy and magnesium frame! The wheels are thick and are no flat tires!

The Uppa Baby Vista is extremely sleek and will definitely turn heads when being used around the city

WEIGHT

Good – 6/10

Compared other standard strollers the Uppababy Vista is heavier weighing in at 19.4lbs for just the frame alone. With the Frame and Seat attached it weighs in at 26.3lbs. With the frame and bassinet it weights in at 27.8lbs. So it is a heavier unit but its definitely manageable.

BRAKES

Very Good – 8/10

The single action foot brake is easy to engage and disengage.  The brake a wire pedal located between the two rear wheels, which may be a bit difficult to use with flip-flops.

COMPACT

Very Good- 8/10

A stroller with this build is unexpectedly quite compact for its size and versatility. Unfolded the stroller measures at 33.4 x 24.3 x 16.5 inches, it is slimmer but it is a little taller due to the elevated wheels and high canopy. However when folded with out the seat the Uppababy Vista can easily fit in the back seat of a car or in the truck of a smaller sedan, it measures at 25.7”W x 16.8”L x 33”H. 

“This is the most easy to steer of any double stroller I have ever tried. Turns easily, does not feel off-balance, truly pleasant to use. Easy to get kids in and out. Easy to access the basket, even in double stroller mode, though sometimes you have to move the footrest if the back seat is rear-facing.”
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EASE OF USE

Excellent – 10/10

The Uppababy Vista is extremely easy to use with a one hand recline, adjustable handlebar, car seat compatibility and plenty of storage underneath the seat it makes this everyones one stop shop for a standard stroller. There is also a mechanism to let the user know when attachments are not installed properly. The Uppababy Vista has a green/red light button on the side of its frame to let the user know if the seat, carseat or bassinet are not attached properly.

FOLDING

Very Good – 8/10

The Uppababy Vista is easy to fold, however the user will need two hands to do so. It is a very easy fold believe it or not, Uppababy actually has a step by step guide that users can follow here.

GRIP

Very Good – 8/10

The handlebar height is adjustable, but is it a little higher than usual. But the handlebar also has a generous amount of foam on it to make it comfortable to use.

MANEUVERABILITY

Very Good- 8/10

Maneuvering the Uppababy Vista is an absolute breeze, the wheel are strong and durable which make them flexible. The front wheels rotate 360 degrees and can lock when need be on different surfaces. . 

“We didn’t know if we were going to have a boy or a girl and got the Vista stroller in Denny (red). We ended up with a baby boy and the color is just beautiful. I feel like the color is bright enough when walking in the city that I don’t have to worry when crossing the street.”
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ROUGH TERRAIN

Very Good – 8/10

The Uppababy Vista is a great stroller that is meant to be used for urban areas. It surprising can handle rougher terrain such as dirt and grass, since it does have durable tires and all around suspension for all four wheels.

ACCESSORIES

Excellent – 9/10

There are a multitude of accessories that come with the Uppababy Vista, when bought from Uppababy this stroller will come with a Bassinet, Toddler Seat, Bumper Bar, a Bug shield for both the toddler seat and bassinet, bassinet storage bag, and toddler rain shield. Additional accessories such as car seat adapters can be purchased off of amazon.

EASY TO ASSEMBLE

Very Good – 8/10

Assembling the Uppababy Vista is easy, the stroller comes with a 8-step guide for set up which shouldn’t take too long. No tools are required.

EASY TO CLEAN

Excellent – 8/10

The Uppababy Vista is easy to clean since all its parts have the ability to detach from the main unit. Which allows all the parts to be individually cleaned and hanged to dry.

“My husband and I love this stroller! In fact, when we’re out as a family I don’t get to push it because he loves it so much! It maneuvers so well, is easy to push and steer. The adjustable handle bar is wonderful as there is a 5-6 inch difference between mine and my husbands height. “
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STORAGE

Excellent – 9/10

The storage space on the Uppababy Vista is large and generous. The storage bin below the seat can carry up to 30lbs in addition to the baby. On top of this there is a storage space provided along with the bassinet add on.

CHILD COMFORT

Excellent – 9/10

The Uppababy Vista has the ability to comfort any child from birth until the child reaches 33lbs. The seat can face both forward and rear which allows the child to be protected from the sun from different angles. The seat is generously padded, the safety bar and handlebar are adjustable and the five point harness is easily adjustable .

SUN CANOPY

Excellent – 10/10

The sun canopy on this stroller is excellent.  It is one of the largest and provides SPF 50+ protection. On top of this there is a peekaboo window which is created out of mesh so there is ventilation available for the child. The canopy is also adjustable depending on where the sun is and how tall the child is.

SUSPENSION

Excellent – 10/10

The stroller offers more than enough suspension to help aid a smooth ride with no-burst tires. All four wheels on the Uppababy Vista suspension and it is well equipped.

WHAT DO EXPERTS SAY?

The Uppababy Vista is sleek, sturdy and compact. So it can easily fit in the back of a sedan or suv even with the seat attached.

“Nonetheless, stand-out features make coughing up extra worthwhile as the Vista is an expandable system that can accommodate more than two riders with ease. ” – Baby Gear Lab

“Of course I gave it 5 out of 5 stars because this is one of the most practical strollers that can accommodate an infant as well as a toddler.” – Moms Stroller Reviews

 


SPECIFICATIONS

 

BassinetsYes
Car Seat CompatibilityYes
Child’s Age Range3 months – 5 Years
Dimension33.4 x 24.3 x 16.5 inches
Forward/Rear FacingBoth
Handlebar HeightHigh
JoggingNo
One Hand FoldYes
Passenger Capacity1
Recline 170 Degrees
Weight23 lbs
Wheel Sizes12″ Front, 16″ Back

WHERE TO BUY?

Amazon$789.99
Albee Baby$615.99

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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