Baby Trend Snap N Go Stroller Reviews
Click to see larger image

Baby Trend Snap N Go Stroller

2 consumer reviews
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

Easy, Reliable, Affordable Convenience (for a stroller)

Sep 30, 2008 (Updated Sep 30, 2008)
Review by  
Rated a Very Helpful Review

Pros:Attactive, light, solid, functional, adaptable, simple, and inexpensive.

Cons:

Only of use with an infant car seat (up to 20 pounds).


The Bottom Line: Buy it for ease, appearance, use, and price.


The Baby Trend Snap 'n Go Stroller is a must have for the new parents. When my wife and I were expecting our first child this past summer, we did the traditional thing and started a baby registry. My wife did all the research using her Baby Bargains book (very highly recommended), but there were so many choices that it still felt somewhat overwhelming.
When it came down to the stroller and car seat, we had a definite first pick. For the car seat, we wanted the Graco Snug Ride infant car seat and base. This was highly rated, and didn't cost a fortune. The issue was whether to pair it with a "travel system" or not. A travel system means that the company (here, Graco) creates a car seat and a stroller that is designed to accept the car seat as an attachment. Generally they are sold together as a package deal, and take the stress out of the issue. Our problem was that this combo cost a lot of money, and we wren't really that fond of the stroller. Furthermore, when the child gets older and can no longer use the infant car seat, you must buy another Graco product for the next stage (which may not be the best in class).
We followed the advice of the book, and did some shopping around. The stroller we really wanted was the Peg Perego Pliko P3, but it doesn't accept the Snug Ride base. As an option, Graco makes an easy to use, lightweight base, at a nominal cost. But, as always, it only accepts Graco products. At this point, we sought out the Baby Trend Snap 'n Go.
This is essentially just a stroller base. The benefit is that it can accept a wide variety of different makes of infant car seat [only infant car seats], and the Snug Ride was one of them.
Now, have you ever tried these strollers out in the store? The way they move is different when you add the 20 pounds of baby, seat, and gear. Always shop with an extra 20 pounds, to give a better idea of how it will handle, turn, tip, and feel. The Baby Trend felt incredibly easy to handle. The wheels turn completely, and offer an excellent turning radius, feel, and weight. It is easily pushed with one hand, and the wheel brakes are very reliable.
This stroller had the largest capacity storage bin underneath, with the easiest access.
The stroller comes with two built-in cup holders, and a covered tray in the handle's center. Very convenient for keys, glasses, change...
The stroller, empty, weighs very little (approx. 5 pounds), and folds with a simple slide, squeeze, and lift. So easy, you can do it one-handed and then quickly load it into the trunk.
The car seat attaches to the base with very little effort, and there is a safety strap to slide around the seat as an added precaution.
As with all strollers, you should never hang anything off of its handle or sides. The extra large storage bin helps to avoid that issue.
The stroller is fairly basic in appearance, but stylish enough to blend in with any seat without looking mismatched.
The price is right -- only $60 (from Babies 'R Us).

Some added observations (in response to a comment):
Although the handle isn't adjustable, I'm 6'1", and have no problem with the stroller's height. I've seen others that require you to stoop, but this is very comfortable.
The wheels are a durable plastic, with a little bit of give in the tread (feels slightly rubberized). I'm not certain about the durability (no sign of issues after 10 weeks of daily use), but Baby Bargains gave it a strong review.
The stroller has a red hook latch that keeps it folded.
The frame seems to be made of a composite of aluminum and plastic.

To sum up -- the product is attactive, light, solid, functional, adaptable, simple, and inexpensive. This was one of the first items purchased off of our registry. The Peg Perego? We had to use all of the gift cards to buy it ourselves, since no one would pay the $350 price tag. I don't blame them.


Recommend this product? Yes

Read all comments (3)

Share this product review with your friends   
Share This!


Related Deals You Might Like...

Baby Trend Double Snap N Go Stroller

Baby Trend Double Snap N Go Stroller

The Baby Trend Double Snap N Go Stroller allows parents to place two infant car seats on carriage frame without removing child. It's a convenient alte...
Toys R Us

$42.98

+$7.99 shipping
Baby Trend Snap N Go Double Stroller

Baby Trend Snap N Go Double Stroller

Powered by Frooition Pro Activity Baby Clothes - Boy Baby Clothes - Girl Baby Clothes - Neutral Baby Diapers Baby Gear Baby Shoes Bath Potty Books Car...
eBay

$99.99

FREE Shipping
Baby Trend Sit N' Stand Double Stroller

Baby Trend Sit N' Stand Double Stroller

The Baby Trend Sit N' Stand Double Stroller includes a twin five-point safety harnesses for each seat, so two babies can ride safely. The rear canopy ...
Walmart.com

$155.99

FREE Shipping
Baby Trend Sit N Stand Ultra Multiple Child Stroller - Elixer | Ss66715

Baby Trend Sit N Stand Ultra Multiple Child Stroller - Elixer | Ss66715

The Baby Trend stroller is advanced and efficient, and it is a good solution for getting you and your youngster safely and soundly to your destination...
eBay

$169.99

FREE Shipping
Baby Trend Sit N Stand Double Stroller  Elixer

Baby Trend Sit N Stand Double Stroller Elixer

The Baby Trend stroller is advanced and efficient, and it is a good solution for getting you and your youngster safely and soundly to your destination...
eBay

$188.69

FREE Shipping
Baby Trend  - Millennium Collection Baby Gear Bundle

Baby Trend - Millennium Collection Baby Gear Bundle

This Baby Trend - Millennium Baby Gear Collection Bundle includes the Baby Trend - Sit N Stand Plus Double Stroller and your choice of an additional B...
Walmart.com

$152.00

FREE Shipping
Baby Trend Sit N Stand Double Stroller, Elixer

Baby Trend Sit N Stand Double Stroller, Elixer

Baby Trend Sit N Stand Double Stroller, Elixer Please read the full description below. Item Condition: New open box – No Imperfections: This is a li...
eBay

$186.99

FREE Shipping
Baby Trend Velocity Travel System - Volcano TJ98017

Baby Trend Velocity Travel System - Volcano TJ98017

The Baby Trend Velocity Jogger Travel System includes a jogging stroller and an infant car seat, and is the perfect solution to your active daily need...
BabyAge

$229.99

+$6.49 shipping
Baby Trend Expedition Travel System - Millennium Multicolor - TJ94773

Baby Trend Expedition Travel System - Millennium Multicolor - TJ94773

Shop for Car Seat/Stroller Combo Travel Systems from Hayneedle.com! This Baby Trend Expedition Travel System - Millennium is all you need when you're ...
Hayneedle

$182.00

FREE Shipping
Baby Trend - Venture Travel System, Victoria

Baby Trend - Venture Travel System, Victoria

The Baby Trend Venture Travel System Victoria is a combo that will come in handy for new parents. The combo includes an infant stroller with car seat,...
Walmart.com

$130.00

FREE Shipping


Ads by Google