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Recommended retail, or the price we paid.
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Side by side – two seats next to each other. Tandem – one seat in front of the other. Single + toddler seat – a single-seat stroller with additional toddler seat attached at front or rear.
Passes key safety tests
Our test is based on the Australian standard for strollers, AS/NZS 2088:2013. We carry out various tests, including checking that the harness straps are adjustable and of adequate length; the child is securely restrained; folding mechanisms are safe and secure; and there are no sharp edges or possible entrapment points for fingers or limbs. We also test the stability of the stroller and that the brakes work well. A stroller that meets these crucial tests is worth considering.
Passed durability tests
Durability tests are based on Australian standard for strollers, AS/NZS 2088:2013. Our testers put the strollers on our 'rolling road' rig for 64 hours at a speed of 5km/h. All the strollers are also attached to a machine that continuously simulates the action of mounting a kerb. These tests show whether anything breaks, falls off or stops working properly after regular use.
Including supplied accessories, rounded to the nearest 0.1kg.
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Seats suitable for newborn
Whether one or both of the seats can recline fully to create a flat sleeping surface for an infant. "Main seat" refers to the single stroller's seat in a Single + Toddler seat model.
Ease of use score
The ease of use score is our assessment of the seat recline functions, using the harness, and various activities such as loading and unloading the basket, using the brakes and locking the front wheel. Our testers fold and unfold the strollers, push them over rough terrain, up and down stairs and through doorways, and even assess how easily they fit into the boot of a family car.
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Our performance score is based on selected tests to AS/NZS 2008:2013. Models that pass all tests score 100 for performance; models with very minor failures score 80; models with other failures score 65 or less, depending on the severity of the failures. We test to the mandatory standard from 2000 too, but our recommendations are based on the latest voluntary standard which we believe is better at targeting issues around stability and harness safety.We hope by basing our recommendations on the 2013 version, we'll encourage the industry to do likewise and encourage the regulatory bodies to update the mandatory requirements to the latest standard.
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Included in this review
- Overall score
- CHOICE buy
- Performance score
- Ease of use score
- Passed key safety tests
- Passed durability tests
- Good points
- Bad points
- Year tested
- Number of wheels
- Reversible handle
- Reversible seat direction
- Height adjustable handle
- Seats suitable for newborn
- Front bar or tray
- Rear brakes
- Maximum recommended weight of each child (kg)
- Bottom basket capacity (kg)
- Stroller weight (kg)
- Width (cm)
- Height (cm)
- Depth (cm)