Thursday, September 29, 2011

A Stroller with Options: The Joovy Ergo Caboose Product Review

My Joovy Ergo Caboose Arrived!

I am absolutely addicted to strollers! I love them. I love looking at them, playing with them, and using them. I simply cannot help myself. I love strollers!

When I was given the opportunity to review the Joovy Ergo Caboose Stroller I did my happy dance and jumped at the opportunity! I was in the market for a double stroller that I could use for running errands and shopping trips. I was specifically looking for a stroller that would fit through standard doorways and have a lot of storage space. I wanted something that would work for both of my children.

I have a 6 month-old baby boy and a 2 ½ year-old boy. I needed a stroller that I could use with an infant car seat, as well as something that could contain my rambunctious toddler. The Joovy Ergo Caboose completely delivers. It is easy to navigate both on and off road, it is easy to open and close, and it is compact without giving up storage capabilities. I am completely in love with this stroller and all of its amazing features! As an added bonus, my boys love to ride in it too.

The Joovy Ergo Caboose is
Mom Mart Approved!

Mom Mart Approved
Joovy Ergo Caboose

What we love about the Joovy Ergo Caboose Stroller:
·    The seating is comfy, sturdy, and safe. Both seats have a harness enabling parents to secure their child in either seat safely. The front seat is made of a mesh material so it is breathable and comfortable for my child to use. It also has the ability to recline, which is great for both of my children who like to recline at different angles when sitting in the front seat. The rear bench seat is made of sturdy plastic and comes with a soft seat cover. This bench can flip up for easy access to the large storage basket underneath.   
·    There is a stand up platform in the back of the stroller that enables an older child to “catch a ride” by standing on the base and holding onto the strollers rear handles.
·    This stroller includes a universal infant car seat adapter!!!!! This awesome feature is included with the stroller and is incredibly easy to install and take out. My favorite thing about the infant car seat adapter is that I can leave it in the stroller when folding the stroller to put away. I do not have to remove anything from this stroller to get it to fold. This is a huge time and sanity saver.
·    This awesome stroller comes with both a swing open tray for the front seat as well as individual cup holders. You can switch these out at your convenience. Changing from a swing open tray to two cup holders is quick and easy; this is very user friendly. I love that I have options!
·    Canopy time! Both canopies are detachable and easy to put in and take out. The front canopy is huge and sturdy. I have taken this stroller on a walk through the windy city and the canopy stayed put. There is a rear canopy too! The rear canopy attaches to the front canopy by way of a zipper, so there is seamless sun protection for both passengers. The canopy can be used while the rear passenger is either sitting or standing thanks to the zippered periscope top option.
·    The storage basket is huge. I can fit my diaper bag, a library bag full of books, and a small grocery bag without any issues.
·    This stroller comes equip with an air pump for the tires. This small portable air pump straps into the storage basket and is easy to use, convenient to store, and is a lifesaver if you are out and about and you get a flat tire. Having this on my stroller gives me peace of mind when taking my children on errands with this stroller.

Something to be aware of with this stroller is the fact that that although it does fold flat for easy storage, it does not stand when folded. This is not a big deal for me because we organize and hang our strollers on hooks in the garage when they are not being used. When the stroller is in the car it folds flat and lays in the trunk without any problems. This stroller folds flat and is quite compact, so it is easy to store and does not take up a lot of space. The parent organizer/cup holder is not included with the purchase of this stroller, but it is available for purchase as an accessory for $29.99 through Joovy.

Speaking of accessories, there are a ton of accessory options available for this stroller. Not only is there a parent organizer available, there are also deluxe seat covers in various colors, an Ergo Rain Cover, an Ergo Sun Filter, and an Ergo Travel Bag. You can check out these accessories as well as other fun Joovy Products HERE. 

I am a huge fan of this stroller. I have taken this stroller everywhere, from apple picking through an orchard to shopping through a crowded mall this stroller is fantastic! It seems that everywhere I take this stroller people stop to talk to me about it. Moms want to check it out and Dad’s ask me about the specs. I have definitely been on the receiving end of serious stroller envy when toting around my peanuts in this fabulous stroller. I have to say I rather enjoy being on the recieving end, I may tend to strut a little.

For those of you more interested in the technical aspects of this stroller here are the specs:
·         Folded Dimensions with canopy and tray: 15"H x 24"W x 49"L
·         Full Dimensions: 42"H x 24"W x 49"L
·         Stroller Weight: 30 lbs.
·         Front Seats Min: Age 6 months+
·         Front Seat Min Age: Birth + using car seat adapter
·         Front Seat Max Weight: 45 lbs and 40" Max Height
·         Rear Seat Min Age: 2.5 yrs
·         Rear Seat Max Weight: 45 lbs and 44" Max Height

Buy It:
The Joovy Ergo Caboose retails for $399.99. You can purchase the Joovy Ergo Caboose online HERE. 

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* All opinions expressed are 100% my own. I was not compensated for this post.*
I was given a Joovy Ergo Caboose for the purposes of this review.

Written by: Laura Andry

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