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UPPAbaby MINU Review - Overview

UPPAbaby has been a leader in both full-size and lightweight strollers for many years.  They consistently make tweaks to their lineup of strollers to fit the needs of their customers.

UPPAbaby’s newest stroller, the UPPAbaby MINU, is no different in caliber and convenience than the other strollers on UPPAbaby’s docket but appeals to a slightly different user.

The UPPAbaby MINU bridges the gap between the full-size Vista and Cruz and the lightweight G-Luxe and G-Lite strollers. It offers many of the features of a full-size travel system in a compact, lightweight package. 

To start, here is the complete and detailed Review for the UPPAbaby MINU:

  • UPPAbaby MINU is suitable from 3 months to 50 pounds
  • One-handed, one-step fold, stands when folded
  • UPPAbaby MINU is lightweight, portable design with carrying handle and shoulder strap
  • Spacious seat, holds up to 50 pounds, allows for maximum comfort
  • Large, easy-access basket with a 20-pound weight limit
  • Parent storage pocket
  • 100% full-grain leather handlebar
  • Multiple reclining positions
  • Shock-absorbing, all-wheel suspension
  • Extendable, pop out UPF 50+ sunshade
  • Vented peekaboo window
  • UPPAbaby MINU is suitable from birth with From Birth Kit accessory
  • MESA Infant Car Seat compatible with additional adapters
  • Undercarriage storage basket

Like all UPPAbaby strollers, the UPPAbaby MINU focuses on convenience and safety. It has the bells and whistles that come standard with most UPPAbaby strollers: pop-out sun canopy, easy wheel locking, under-the-seat storage basket, and a leather handlebar.

Like the Vista and the Cruz, the UPPAbaby MINU is approved for newborn use with the “From Birth Kit.” It also converts to a travel system with the use of Infant Car Seat Adapters.

But the UPPAbaby MINU stands out from the other strollers in UPPAbaby’s lineup in a few ways.  At Peppy Parents, we feel there are three features that really set the MINU apart.

Small Footprint

If you’re short on space but are always on the move—going to the store, going to brunch, heading to the park for a brisk stroll—then the UPPAbaby MINU is a perfect choice! It weighs less than 15 pounds and folds into a compact size.  When folded, the MINU is 11.5″L x 20.5″W x 23″H, fitting easily into the trunk of a small car or into a closet.

Furthermore, the MINU’s compact fold meets airline carry-on size restrictions so you don’t have to gate-check it when flying!

Travel System Compatible

One of the best features of the MINU is its ability to convert to a travel system.  No parent likes to wake a sleeping baby and the ability to snap the infant car seat directly into the stroller is a huge hassle and time saver.  We know so many parents who think they won’t use a travel system, only to go out and buy a Snap ‘N Go or other stroller frame designed specifically for infant seats once they realize how convenient it is. Couple this with the fact that this feature is hard to find on compact stroller models and the MINU is a winning combination. With the purchase of adapters, the MINU is compatible with the UPPAbaby Mea Infant Car Seat, Maxi-Cosi®, Nuna®, and Cybex.

One-Handed Fold

The 2018 UPPAbaby MINU Stroller features a one-handed fold and unfold, a feature not available on other UPPAbaby stroller models.  In fact, the two-handed fold is a downside to the UPPAbaby Vista Stroller. While small, we feel this feature is a game changer in terms of convenience and accessibility.

PeppyParents has the advice and baby gear to fit any family in any climate with any needs. Contact us today with any questions or order the 2018 UPPAbaby Minu online today and receive free shipping for orders over $49.


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