If you like light weight & compact stroller, so you can go for it as this Mamas & Papas Armadillo XT Stroller Review is very easy to handle & move in narrow space. “Mamas & Papas Armadillo XT Stroller” has adjustable handle bar, reversible & comfortable seat, large canopy & excellent safety features.
Mamas & Papas Armadillo XT Stroller Review
Wheels & maneuverability
It rolls on four hard rubber tires with 6.5″ tires in the front and 9″ tires in the back. Front wheels are swivel, but can be locked straight. It is suitable not only for flat surfaces, but also for rougher terrain like grass, playground much or travel. Now, parents can take it for longer walks at the park.
The all wheel suspension system helps to absorb bumps & the ride become very smooth & safe.
Seat & canopy
- Canopy is very huge, provides full coverage to the baby so that he/she can be protected by harsh weather.
- The canopy has a nice size peekaboo window made out of clear plastic.
- Zipped mesh panel in the backof the canopy is an important feature as this is very useful for air circulation in hot summer days.
- The canopy also has a small toy loop so you can keep your little baby entertained.
- The seat is 12″ wide with 20″ seat back and a measurement of 24″ from the back of the seat to the top of the canopy.
- The seat has very deep almost flat recline that can accommodate a child from birth and up to 50 lbs. you can recline the seat with one hand only.
- For a new born baby you should use car seat adaptor or bassinet for extra safety.
- It has an adjustable leg rest so that the baby can stretch his leg according to his comfort. To lift it up just push the leg rest up. There is lever underneath the seat that you need to squeeze to bring leg rest back down.
- You can turn this “Mamas & Papas Armadillo XT Stroller” into pram by using bassinet, this is good for infants.
- You can turn it into a travel system by replacing the seat with an infant car seat.
Handle, safety & fold
- “Mamas & Papas Armadillo XT Stroller” has an adjustable telescopic handle bar that goes from 38″ up to 41″ from the ground. It covered with leather like material instead of foam. Great for taller and shorter parents.
- It has adjustable padded 5 point harness with a buckle which holds your baby tight & safe.
- There is one foot brake is situated in the rear wheels, which is very easy & friendly to use. If you are running too fast so it will help to hold you back.
- You can fold it with the seat attached facing any direction. There is also an automatic lock and a standing fold.
- The fold is very easy & compact, you can keep it in any of the corner of your house or you can easily take it for travelling.
I guess this may be a awaiting section for parents in this “Mamas & Papas Armadillo XT Stroller review” as parents need to keep many things with them for babies.
The basket is quite large and is easily accessible for all the sides. The sides of the basket are made from elastic mesh making it easy to get your stuffs into it. You can easily put large diaper bags & snacks, toys etc.
Unfortunately there is no small pocket unlike other stroller which is quite useful to keep small essentials; I wish it could have this feature too.
- Stroller weight: 22 lbs
- Weight limit: 50 lbs
- Folded dimensions: 30″L x 22″ W x 10”H
- Handle bar height: 38″-41″
- Seat to canopy height: 24″
- Front wheels: 6.5″
- Rear wheels: 9″
- Overall length: 35″
- Overall width: 22″
Material & color
The Armadillo Flip XT model is available in five colors: navy, black, mulberry, teal and sand dune. All of strollers come with a silver frame.
Material of the canopy is made out of UPF 50+ fabric, seat material is very soft & cozy which is very easy to wash & handle. All the fabric is made out of chemical free material.
After this “Mamas & Papas Armadillo XT Stroller review” I can conclude that it is the most best featured stroller in the market with great features, with lots of pros you can invest money in this durable stroller.
Mamas & Papas gives 2 year warranty from the date of purchase. It includes one rain cover which is useful in rainy season. So get the memorable experience with your baby & have a happy ride.