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Graco DuoGlider Double Stroller

Affordable Tandem with Decent Performance

With a Graco DuoGlider Double Stroller you can't go wrong with performance for the low price tag.

The Graco DuoGlider is a well-made double stroller for your children from newborn up until they're 40-pound pre-schoolers. It works well for children who are close in age or who are twins. One of the things you're really going to love about the DuoGlider is that if you have twins, then both seats can accommodate infant car seats.

Parents prefer this full-featured duo/tandem stroller because it is more narrow than many tandems and can maneuver in tight spaces. However this becomes more difficult as children become heavier.

This stroller is also known for its durability and sturdiness, especially considering the price. Let's look at what else the DuoGlider can offer you by starting with the fantastic features.

Graco DuoGlider Double Stroller
Graco Duoglider
Graco Duoglider

Graco DuoGlider Features:

  • Accommodates two infant car seats
  • Holds two children, up to 40 pounds each
  • 29½-pound stroller weight
  • Large, long storage basket with flip-down feature
  • One-handed easy fold, self standing
  • Lockable front swivel wheels
  • Multi-position reclining cushioned seats
  • Stadium-style seating for a better view
  • Parent's tray with deep cup holders
  • Child's trays with cup holders and foot rests
  • 3 or 5-point safety harnesses

For your kids

There are nice amenities for the kiddos such as snack trays and cup holders for each seat and foot rests to stretch out at nap time. The cushioned seats recline, and the back seat can lie flat for infants. If a bigger child sits in the back seat, he or she will love the stadium-style seating which allows for a better view of the world. An older child, on the other hand, will love sitting in the front seat and your baby can face you in the infant carrier nestled in the back seat.

In addition, the front sun canopy can be removed to make it even easier for the back passenger to see out. The rear seat has a peek-a-boo window so you can keep an eye on your child, and both sun canopies have a sun visor for better shading.

Amenities for parents

Parents enjoy some cushy features on this tandem stroller as well. Keep your cool drink in one of the deep cup holders and stow your keys and phone in the storage tray. The basket underneath runs the length of the stroller, so it's huge, and it can flip down for access.

Graco DuoGlider
Measurements:

Open Length: 35½"
Handle height: 40"
Width: 20"
Weight Limit: 40 lbs each seat
Stroller weight: 29½ lbs

The DuoGlider folds easily with one hand and can stand upright once folded, which can be convenient when putting away other things first or getting your children safely into the car. A recent 5-star review makes a comment that this stroller fit into a Honda Civic, a car with limited trunk space.

What is the steering like?

Tandem strollers are known for being more difficult to maneuver, especially as the older child sitting in the front seat grows heavier. However, the Graco DuoGlider double stroller has nice large wheels to help make the ride as smooth as possible: 8½ inches in the rear and 8 inches in the front. This stroller also has a front-end suspension for rougher terrain and the front wheels have the option to lock to provide more stability.


How much should I pay for a DuoGlider?

Looking on the official Graco website, they list various color schemes between $130-$170. When I go to the major big-box store websites, however, there are very few selections, if they're even in stock. Yes, even BabiesRUs and Target!

But looking on Amazon, you see a wide variety of color choices as well as prices, some of which fall in the MSRP price range, others go above that range due to low stock. For the Graco DuoGlider double stroller you're going to get the widest choice on Amazon. Pippin and Wilshire are the colors with the best prices at the time of writing.


What others are saying

Overall, customers are happy with the Graco DuoGlider double stroller giving it a solid 4-star rating. It gets many compliments on its light weight (for a tandem double stroller) and how easy it is to fold with the one-handed collapse.

Quite a few Graco DuoGlider reviews have comments stating that the stroller holds the infant car seat securely and easily.

A mom from Provo, Utah says this stroller has everything she wants for her two year old and newborn. Her old Graco car seat fits just right in both the front seat and the back.

Others write in to say that the Graco DuoGlider double stroller is durable, sturdy, and long lasting.

Melissa from Gilbert, Arizona doesn't know how she'd run errands without her DuoGlider. She says in her 4-star review that she uses her stroller 3 or 4 times a week and it has stood up well with her 2-year-old and 10-month old children.

A surprising number of families have written in their reviews that they took this stroller on vacation with them to places like Sea World and Disney World and it held up well in both the airline transport and the theme parks.

Disadvantages

Two complaints are heard most often: The first is that this is a heavy and bulky stroller. However, this stroller is on the lighter side compared to other tandem strollers in its class, but it is still considered enormous. A couple of moms remarked that in order for the stroller to fit in the trunks of their cars, both the front tray and the canopy had to be removed first.

The second disadvantage heard most often is that once children gain weight, the stroller becomes difficult to maneuver. This is especially true if you have an older child sitting in the front seat. Steering becomes quite difficult, especially if your passenger is a wiggle worm.

Some reviewers are dissatisfied that the rear seat on the Graco DuoGlider double stroller has only two positions: fully reclined or all the way up. Keep this in mind when making your decision. Others find the storage basket underneath inaccessible when the back seat is fully reclined, despite the flip-down feature.


I'd like to show you the video review below for the features, benefits and functions of the Graco DuoGlider double stroller.



Where can I buy a Graco DuoGlider double stroller?

Surprisingly few online retailers have the DuoGlider in stock. You're going to have your widest choice available on Amazon with two color choices, Pippin and Wilshire, with the best prices.






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