Which Lightweight Double Pushchair Should You Buy?

A lightweight double pushchair makes it easy to get around, particularly for families with children of different ages. They’re typically simple to fold, steer, and carry up and down stairs.

This City Mini GT2 features side-by-side seating with plenty of legroom. It also features adjustable reclining, UPF 50+ canopy and peekaboo windows. It also has a clever frame that can be expanded to accommodate a second car seat and compatible car seat(s).


The majority of the light double pushchairs that we tested were side-by-side models. These are the best for children who can sit without assistance, as they tend to lack compatibility with car seats. The Thule Urban Glide 2 Double, and Baby Trend Sit ‘N Stand Double, are both excellent options. They come with an adjustable recline for both seats, a big canopy, and padded 5-point safety harnesses. They’re also easy to maneuver despite their larger footprint and are perfect for parents worried about fitting through doors.

The Cybex Duet pushchair is unique because it features a unique frame that can be expanded to add an additional child seat. This makes it smaller than other pushchairs that are side-by-side. It can fit through standard doors and is easy to maneuver on public transport. It’s also a jogger, which is a great feature if you want to use it in conjunction with baby carriers or a car seat. It’s available in a range of fun colors.

Another excellent side-by-side lightweight double is the UPPAbaby Vista v2 Double, that offers more flexibility and customization thanks to its modular frame. It’s a clever design that allows you to turn it into a single buggy or a double by incorporating 2 carrycots or car seats (it can even take twins). It’s an outstandingly practical choice for growing families and the UPPAbaby is one of the tiniest and most fashionable umbrella strollers around.

Try the egg2, which can be folded down to the size and weight of a tiny suitcase. It can be used either as a double or single by adding 2 carrycots or baby car seats. Our test subjects were awed by how easy it was to maneuver even with a load of children.

Side-by-side lightweight double pushchairs aren’t foolproof however -If your children are at the same age or stage, they may still fight over who rides in which seat. If they are at different heights then it is possible that a tandem design is the best option for them, since it lets them face each other.


While side-by-side models are best for children of similar age, tandem lightweight double strollers have their own appeal. Some can accommodate carseats that are larger, and others have Reversible seats. Others even have an extra carrycot or a reversible seat in the middle. They tend to be more spacious and easier to get in and out of however their baskets are typically smaller than the ones on single buggies. They often have larger canopy, peekaboo windows and even cushioned leg cushions.

The iCandy Peach tandem is another good example of a lightweight tandem that is a great value. The fabrics are a little less luxurious than some of our top-rated doubles. But, it looks fantastic and is simple to use. Its one-handed folding is impressive. While it requires some practice, Kirstie from our Lab described it as “genius”. The carrycot cannot be folded when it is attached. However, the process to attach and remove the carrycot is simple and quick.

Tandem lightweight double strollers will usually make tighter turning than side-by-side models. However, they may be harder to drive on uneven surfaces and curbs. They may also be slow to accelerate and can be heavier to move, which can cause stress on your back.

A convertible double buggy is another option. It’s initially an individual but you can also add adapters to convert it into a double. They can include an additional seat, a carrycot or both in the front. Children can sit together. Some also have the option of incorporating buggy boards that can help older children keep up with younger siblings.

The Uppababy Vista V2 can be converted into a twin stroller side by side-sized pram by purchasing additional cocoons for PS59 each. These cocoons provide an open space for infants. They can be joined or placed on top of each other. You can also use the car seat that came with the pushchair when it’s compatible with the. These buggies with dual-use capabilities are made from high-quality materials that can be used for a long time without showing any wear. This means they come with the highest resale value.


Designed for outdoor-loving families who want to upgrade their single stroller, this lightweight double buggy can be converted into a jogger thanks an impressive kit that comes with air-filled tyres as well as all-wheel suspension. It’s also a good option for twins or children of different age groups and as a triple tandem, it can be able to handle the rough terrain. It’s also a great choice for parents looking for an elegant design that’s as sleek as a single and is available in a range of colors for the fabric.

We loved the way that this iCandy model folds up using a single-hand mechanism that’s very easy to master. It’s heavier than other single-to double pushchairs, however our home tester Karolina says it’s capable of maneuvering even with two toddlers inside and carrying a carrycot.

The seat can be used as a parent-facing and you can buy add-ons for this stroller such as the Roma Gemini carrycots (PS100 each), which are ideal for newborns. The seats are comfortable for toddlers with high-quality headrests and lumbar supports. There are many options to recline the seats with the front seat can be adjusted to different positions, and the back seat offering the option of recline.

The biggest drawback of this kind of buggy is that it is generally larger overall than the side-by-side doubles which makes it more difficult to navigate through doorways and can be difficult to maneuver up and down kerbs. However the suspension and wheels on these models generally do a good job of handling paved surfaces, and the fact that they’re usually much lighter than some of the side-bysides means that you still find plenty of storage space. These strollers can be difficult to maneuver around supermarkets with narrow aisles, and they might struggle to carry a large amount. Even though it’s easier to turn the stroller on a narrow curved path, it can be a hassle. Some are easier to turn than other models, like the Thule Urban Glide 2 Double or Baby Trend Sit N’ Stand Double.


Convertible double pushchairs are fantastic because they can be adjusted to the changing requirements of the family. Often, they start as single buggies. They include adapters that permit you to add a second child’s seat or a carrycot (in some instances) a car-seat to the frame. Some even convert to a single buggie when your child gets older and starts to walk more or prefers to ride on a buggy board.

One of the lightest double strollers on our list, this sleek tri-fold model can hold children up to 40lbs each. It comes with a convenient basket that can be placed between the seats to store things. The home testers loved the spacious canopy that has windows that can be seen from the outside with multi-position reclining seats as well as front and rear suspensions for smoother rides on rough terrain. It also comes with a convenient parent cup holder as well as an enormous accessible, easily accessible basket. The backs have tiny pockets, which are only big enough to fit a phone and keys.

This top-of-the-line, lightweight side-byside can be used in more than 20 configurations and includes an additional seat and carrycot. It has a distinctive steering handlebar, rear and front suspensions that smooth rough terrain and it folds compactly and can stand on its own with straps for easy transport and seven-inch front wheels with swivel locks, and 10-inch back wheels that have suspensions for a smoother ride. The only drawback is that you will need to purchase a separate car seat or baby carrier.

This versatile tandem is the top pick of our home testers due to the fact that it is easy to maneuver and comes with an enormous shopping basket that can be accessed from both seats when in the parent-facing positions. It is easy to maneuver thanks to its low weight (about the equivalent of some single pushchairs). The seats are reversible, which means that you can switch them around to face either direction, and the clever way it attaches a second seat or riding board to the rear is appreciated by many. Parents also admired the fact that it can accommodate infant carriers and car seat from a variety of brands. This includes a few that aren’t typically compatible with other Double Stroller buggies.

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