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The Umbrella Stroller LineupEconomy ($)ModelPriceWeightReclines?Weight LimitNotesThe First Years Ignite
50 lbs (a 5 y/o)
Not so light (14 lbs!), but great for tall people. Lots of features for the price.
37 lbs (a 4 y/o)
A solid little umbrella from the beloved Chicco; very lightweight and well-made for an economy stroller.
40 lbs (a 4-5 y/o)
The lightest weight, full-size umbrella stroller on the market. Excellent sunshade. Nice ride.
55 lbs (a 5-7 y/o)
Higher weight limit, easier fold than the G-Lite & comes with rain cover, but inferior sunshade & not as comfy as G-Lite.
**Can't decide? Think about what you need more protection from: sun or rain.
Stands upright by itself, fabulously huge sun canopy, rides a bit smoother than the Maclaren.
Easier to fold, raincover included.
**They're both excellent strollers. Again, to break the tie, do you need more protection from sun (UPPABaby)or rain (Maclaren)?
Maclaren Quest Sport
Plush and comfy; extended leg rest for bigger kids, height-adjustable handles for tall folks (check model), comes with raincover, easier to fold than Bumbleride.
Can be used with infant car seat (unheard of for umbrellas), can stand on its own when collapsed, comes with rain cover, cup holder, and car seat adapter.
I'm cheap, so we bought a First Years Ignite to leave in the trunk of our lesser-used car. We've only used it a handful of times so far, but no complaints at all. It's easy to fold/unfold, handles well, and LO seems comfy in it. It doesn't recline very far or have a very big sunshade, so I wouldn't recommend it for an all-day expedition (we have a City Micro in our other car, plus a jogger that I use mostly for running but would probably take if we were going to be outside all day)... but depending on your needs, it seems to be a great value for the money.