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Best Strollers

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Strollers

Best Strollers

We tested 155 strollers to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each Stroller based on the following criteria:

  • Maneuverability
  • Ease of use
  • Folded size
  • Safety
  • Weight (lbs.)

Below lists the Strollers that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which Stroller is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Strollers

Best Stroller for Maneuverability

Maneuverability is assessed by trained staffers on how well the strollers maneuvered S-turns through cones, narrow sections, grass, dirt trails, uphill, downhill and curbs while walking.


This Stroller which tested best for Maneuverability has the following features: Weight (lbs.), 5-pt harness, Car-seat compatible, Trays for parent, child, Extra storage and Adjustable handle.

Best Stroller for Ease of use

Ease of use is based primarily on ease of using and adjusting the safety harness, folding and unfolding, adjusting backrest, lifting and carrying, engaging wheel brakes and car seat removal and installation (only for compatible strollers).


This Stroller which tested best for Ease of use has the following features: 5-pt harness, Car-seat compatible as sold, One-touch brakes, Adjustable handle and Stands folded.

Best Stroller for Folded size

The relative size of the stroller.


This Stroller which tested best for Folded size has the following features: .

Best Stroller for Safety

Safety is assessed by testing for compliance with the most current version of the standard, ASTM F833-13, and stability and usage tests designed by Consumers Union.


This Stroller which tested best for Safety has the following features: 5-pt harness, One-touch brakes and Stands folded.

Best Stroller for Weight (lbs.)

Weight of stroller with included accessories and stroller seat installed (if removable).


This Stroller which tested best for Weight (lbs.) has the following features: 5-pt harness, One-touch brakes and Weight (lbs.).