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Baby Jogger City Versa Stroller Review

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I recently sold my double stroller and wanted to replace it with a single stroller for my younger child. I wanted to buy one which could (1) face both directions (2) hold plenty of stuff (3) accommodate a growing toddler. I also didn't want to spend a fortune.
The Baby Jogger City Versa seemed to be the best match and I have been very pleased with it so far.



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Baby Jogger City Versa


(1) Bi-directional seat
The seat clips out easily and can be turned to face forwards or backwards (unlike the Baby Jogger City Select). Having a seat which can face the person pushing is great for chatting together as you walk. The seat can be reclined fully either way - great for naps.



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The seat can face both directions


(2) Baggage capacity
The storage net under the stroller is huge and can be easily accessed even when the seat is fully reclined.



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Huge storage space


(3) Longevity
The seat is spacious, has a 50 lb capacity and is taller than many of the other options, so it is perfect for bigger toddlers and preschoolers.

(4) Cost
Ours cost $599 on sale from Bubs. This was half the price of a Bugaboo Chameleon. The Bugaboo is undoubtedly a more premium option with a higher overall specification. However, the Versa represents great overall value for money.

Other noteworthy features
The stroller folds down very flat with a "one handed fold mechanism". To fold the stroller, you unclip the safety tabs and collapse it by pulling on a cord which runs underneath the stroller. This is extremely smooth, quick and easy to do and was a real bonus for me.



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Simply unclip the safety tabs then pull the cord to collapse the stroller




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Fold flat. You can also fold it with the seat in place


The brake is operated with a side clip versus a foot pedal. This is really neat and easy to do.



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Side brake


Optional extras are the rain cover, drinks holder of toddler tray. These are all an additional cost.



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The tray costs extra but is a useful addition for toddlers




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The sun hood provides good shade. There are two little windows which can be opened to have a peek in. They are held closed with neat magnets




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The handlebar has good grip and can be height adjusted


Overall, the Baby Jogger City Versa is a great value option, perfect for a toddler. It will last as long as your toddler/preschooler is willing to ride!

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Hi Jane, just thought I'd let you know that the Baby Jogger City Select can rear or forward face just like the City Versa. "Just saying"

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