Which One Is For You? UPPAbaby Vista or Bugaboo Cameleon?

2016 Aug 18th

Having a baby entails a lot of choice when it comes to buying a stroller. However, two of the main strollers that are popular with today’s parents are the Bugaboo Cameleon and the UPPAbaby Vista. While two of the most versatile and nicest strollers on the market, they still offer parents with a number of different features which are suitable for different lifestyles. So how do you know which one is for you? Let’s take a look now.

When it comes to both of these high-end strollers, their features are very similar in some areas. Both of these strollers come with an overnight-approved luxurious infant bassinet which provides a comfortable place for your baby to sleep while traveling. This feature is perfect if parents of newborns need to travel long distances.

Uppababy Stroller comparison to Bugaboo Stroller

Other features that the UPPAbaby Vista and the Bugaboo Cameleon have in common is the extendable canopies, rain covers, and swing-away bumper bars. All these features not only allow for protection for your child against the changes in weather, but also allow for easy getting in and out of the stroller with ease.

On both of the strollers, you’ll find large rear wheels which are perfect for the heavier terrain. However, the adjustable technology of the Cameleon’s smaller front wheels is ideal for manoeuvring constantly on uneven surfaces.

One of the main differences overall between the Cameleon and the Vista is the Vista’s ability to add a rumble seat or second toddler seat. This offers more versatility for those who have another younger child that may still require a stroller ride from time to time.

The UPPAbaby Vista is also a much larger stroller than the Cameleon overall. The Cameleon is a more lightweight and compact stroller weighing 21lbs over the 28lbs of the Vista. However, the Vista can hold up to 50lbs with its higher weight capacity.

The brakes on both strollers are also different. The UPPAbaby Vista features a flip-flop foot brake which is quick and easy to engage. The Bugaboo Cameleon offers a solid hand brake. Both brakes provide a strong grip to stop the stroller from rolling away when stationery.

For those who love to go shopping, you’ll love that both strollers offer large baskets. The Vista’s basket is larger and is easier to access over the Cameleon, however the Cameleon features a drawstring closure which keeps all your items contained in the one area while pushing the stroller long distances.

When it comes to folding the strollers down and placing them in the back of your vehicle, there is a significant difference in their folding mechanisms. The UPPAbaby Vista is able to be folded down in one easy piece, while the Bugaboo Cameleon requires the seat to be separated from the base for separate folding.

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Both the Bugaboo Cameleon and the UPPAbaby Vista offer may great features that would suit many parents. Both would be a sound investment for any new parents. The choice of deciding which one is better suited to your individual needs depends on your lifestyle and what you need to do. Weighing up the different features is the best way to decide the right stroller for your needs. So which one did you choose and why? 


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