The Kolcraft Cloud Plus Lightweight Stroller is fully packed with awesome features but as expected, no product is perfect.
Before we start talking about the main issue parents have about this stroller, let’s see what this umbrella stroller has that makes the majority of buyers happy.
It Is Light And Compact
The weight of this stroller is just 12 pounds. The folded dimensions are as follows:
- Width: 18 inches
- Depth: 12 inches
- Height: 34 inches
The Basket Is HUGE
This umbrella stroller comes with an excellent size storage basket under the seat. It also easily accessible. You can put your large-sized diaper bag as well as some other things.
Be mindful of the maximum weight of the stroller which is 50 pounds. When you add the weight of your little passenger, it would be better if you will not go overboard.
The Canopy Coverage + The Peekabo Window
The canopy has a nice coverage and has a peekaboo window. While providing enough coverage for your little one, it is good that you can easily check on your little one too because of the peekaboo window.
It Can Stand Upright Once Folded
This is an extremely important feature that parents who often travel alone will appreciate. Similarly, parents who take public transports will come to love that they don’t need to hold it once they board a bus for instance.
It Has A Child’s Tray + Parent’s Tray!
There are not so many umbrella strollers at this price point that include a child tray with a cup holder as well as a parent tray with two cup holders!
The Seat Can Recline
Compared to the other Kolkraft Cloud Umbrella stroller which cannot recline, this one can let your child take a nap comfortably.
Other Things To Take Note Of
- It is JPMA certified.
- It has a one-year warranty from Kolkraft
- It has a five-point harness for safety
- It has an all-terrain wheel with front suspension
- The assembled dimensions are as follows: Width: 18 inches, Depth: 31.25 inches, and Height: 34 inches.
It Is Highly Affordable
Given the above mentioned useful features, it is relatively inexpensive.
Now Let’s Talk About The Main Problems Of The Stroller
The Cup Holders Are Too Small
I don’t know about you, but some parents take this as a big issue as carrying a water bottle or a sippy cup for their little ones is a must.
The cup holders only work for smaller bottles.
If you have a sippy cup which has a similar size to a Playtex sippy cup, it will not fit in the cup holder designated for the child.
The Stroller Handle’s Height
The handlebar is relatively low for someone who is in the height range of 5’10” and up. You will need to hunch a little to push it around.
It Does Not Fold Compact Enough
Because it does not fold compact enough, expect to take up a lot of space in your car trunk.
And the claim to be a “one-hand” fold is not true all the time. There is a certain step by step procedure to follow and avoid in order to fold it efficiently.
Refer To This Video On How To Easily Fold It:
I highly doubt that the “all-terrain” wheel can take rocky or rough roads. And although it has a front suspension which is supposed to give your passenger a smooth ride, DO NOT expect a ride as smooth as when you are using strollers with bigger air-filled wheels such as jogging strollers.
The issue with cup holders can be solved by the basket underneath if you are referring to putting bottled drinks. Anyway, it’s never safe to put a hot coffee in a stroller’s cup holder even if it perfectly fits in there.
Given the price point, The Kolcraft Umbrella Stroller has much to offer.
The good sides outweigh the bad sides, in my opinion.
Here’s A Video That Summarizes What This Umbrella Stroller Has To Offer:
What do you think?
Is this gonna make it to your baby registry list?
I’d love to know your thoughts in the comments section below if you have any question.
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