Top Full Size Travel System Stroller Picks for 2018

Full Sized Stroller Plus Matching Car Seat

This guide will help you choose the best full size travel system stroller for your needs.

Not long ago, a full size travel system would be a great big stroller and car seat. The stroller has all the bells and whistles - features galore! But man, would it be heavy and bulky. That was the biggest complaint from moms everywhere. They love all the conveniences of the stroller, except when it came to folding it up and hefting it into the car trunk. 

These days, a full size travel system stroller generally weighs well under 25 pounds, the exception being many all-terrain strollers and joggers. Gone are the days of every product being big, bulky and frilly with all the same design. You will see a variety of colors, shapes and functionality with the selection below.

Best Full Size Travel System Stroller Guide 2018

Chicco Bravo

$350 - $362 depending on color

Newer to the Chicco line, the Bravo has a removable seat so when your baby is newborn, you simply click your Chicco Keyfit car seat right onto the frame, making a stylish, lightweight travel system - or connect the car seat on top of the toddler seat (as shown in photo). Once your child is big enough to look out into the world, the toddler seat holds up to 50 pounds for years of use. And the stroller is not that heavy, either - only 23 pounds.

The one-handed, self-standing fold is a huge plus when you're holding your baby, and a generous basket is accessible from both the front and rear of the stroller. Parents, you get a height-adjustable handle and a console with two deep cup holders. The seat reclines in multiple positions, and all-wheel suspension smooths out the ride. An extending sun canopy has a mesh peek-a-boo window.

Average reviews are 4 & 5 out of 5 stars for the convenient self-standing one-handed fold and for the removable seat. Consumer Reports gives the Bravo stroller an 82% and Best Buy rating, awarding an excellent mark for Ease of Use and very good marks for Safety and Maneuverability.

The KeyFit  car seat  has high ratings on Consumer Reports with an overall 86% and is also a Best Buy. It has excellent marks for Ease of Use and Fitting in your car using the Belt or LATCH system. 

See this informative demo video of the Chicco Bravo: 

Top Reasons to Buy

Removable seat to put car seat right on frame

One-handed, stand alone fold

Fabulous storage options

Graco FastAction Fold Jogger

$260 - $329 depending on color & merchant

Graco's done it again by creating an incredibly popular, versitile, and functional jogging/all-terrain stroller. The FastAction Fold Jogger has all the convenience features of a traditional stroller with the rugged performance of a fitness 3-wheeler. With air-filled rubber tires you feel as if you float over bumps and rough terrain, and your baby feels comforted by the smooth movement.

This jogger includes the Graco Snugride Click Connect 35 infant car seat, rear facing for infants from 4-35 pounds and up to 32" in height, taking your newborn from stroller to car. The padded seat has multiple reclining positions and the 5-point safety harness converts to a 3-point lap belt for free movement when baby gets older. The FastAction Fold Jogger holds up to 50 pounds.

Consumer Reports rates this travel system with an overall score of 81% and is considered a Best Buy. It has excellent marks for Ease of Use and Maneuverability and a very good mark for Safety. 

Read the Stroller Envy exclusive review to discover if the FastAction Fold Jogger is for you. This product is similar to the Baby Trend Expedition, which has a popular travel system option as well.

Top Reasons to Buy

High quality, very functional

Easy maneuvering

Reputable, safe car seat

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