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Best Strollers of 2022: UPPAbaby Vista V2 vs. Cruz V2— which is better?

Written by Dorothy Lorenz


Posted on March 26 2022

Big Strollers for Little People

We at Tadpole know buying a stroller can be overwhelming. Our gear experts break down top 3 questions you'll need to think about when deciding which ride is best suited for your family and lifestyle. 

Q1: How many little ones are you looking to accommodate?

Q2: What is the terrain like where you live (cobblestones, snow, sand, smooth sidewalks)? 

Q3: How much does the weight of a stroller matter to you?

These will be important questions to help you examine a variety of offerings on the stroller market and chances are that at some point you'll end up comparing the UPPAbaby Vista V2 vs. Cruz V2, our two popular full-sized, everyday strollers. So here's the breakdown between the two. 

The UPPAbaby Family: Tried and True

UPPAbaby is a fantastic, local company from Massachusetts with an awesome variety of strollers and car seats. Here at Tadpole we love their products and their team for their reliable customer service and practical intuitive designs that stand the test of time. The company has a good perspective on what parents really need, not just what looks appealing even-though looking stylish can't hurt! They also have an in-person repair HUB center  just blocks from our store in Boston and a few other repair stores around the country. UPPAbaby also has a great array of accessories, allowing you to customize your stroller to your needs. So no matter if you decide to go with the Cruz V2 or Vista V2, know that you are choosing an awesome stroller. 

Big Brother: The UPPAbaby Vista V2

Whether you are looking to one day have a family with multiple little ones or use a nanny-share service, our number one popular choice in 2022 remains the UPPAbaby Vista V2. The Vista is our customers' top choice for a few reasons. It's an inline stroller, rather than a side-by-side, meaning you can fit through any standard doorway with ease. It's folding mechanism is very intuitive (unlike some other popular double strollers), its large wheels make it a great all-terrain stroller whether you're taking a stroll down a cobblestone lane or trekking through the snow and it also has an oversized basket perfect for when your grocery run doubles in size. (We've all been there ;). Another excellent Vista only feature is the fact that the compatible bassinet is included in your purchase. The bassinet clicks right in and out of the stroller and is safe for overnight sleep in conjunction with the UPPAbaby Bassinet Stand

Vista V2 Emmett

Little Sister: The UPPAbaby Cruz V2 

If you are someone who is only looking to have one child, is short on space, or needs a lighter everyday option, the Cruz V2 might be the best option for you! The Cruz V2 holds one seat and can accommodate the UppaBaby Bassinet. However, unlike the Vista V2 the bassinet is a separate purchase. The Cruz V2 is both lighter and narrower than the Vista V2 making it a great choice for people who live in walk-up buildings or on narrow streets. The Cruz V2's wheels and basket are a little smaller than the Vista V2's but they still outperform many of the leading single strollers. The Cruz V2 also boasts the same intuitive folding mechanism as the Visa V2 making it quick and easy to travel with or store. 

UPPAbaby Cruz V2 Stroller - Tadpole

In conclusion, both the Vista and Cruz are wonderful options for any new parent. UPPAbaby is a reliable brand with options for everyone. We understand that choosing the right stroller for your family is very important so if you have any further questions feel free to stop by our store for a stroller demo or give us a call :)

Happy stroller shopping!


Vista V2 vs Cruz V2



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