The Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame Review 2017

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The Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame has been designed for parents searching for a lightweight, yet steady frame for Chicco car seats that they have already purchased. The product made traveling with my newborn exceptionally easy for me. I have shared by experience with the product

The Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame Review

Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame Best Review 2017
Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame Best Review 2017

Product Description

As a result of being designed particularly for Chicco car seats, the Keyfit Caddy Stroller from the house of Chicco fits the company’s car seats perfectly. The designers at Chicco have created this product to make carrying the little one less troublesome for parents. It’s made of ultra-light aluminum and weighs just a little over 11 pounds. It’s possibly the lightest frame available on the market right now. Some of the most prominent features of the unit include:

  • All-wheel suspension
  • Locking brakes that can be maneuvered using your toes
  • Parent tray with cup holder
  • Dual Side-click Keyfit attachment
  • Enables seamless one hand fold
Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame
Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame – designed exclusivly for the KeyFit Caddy

Who should buy the Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame?

This caddy stroller frame is meant particularly for newborn babies. So, parents, who are looking for a stroller for their toddlers, should avoid buying this product. It’s a perfect piece of parents who need to carry their babies with them when going for shopping at a city store or for a leisurely walk at a nearby park. However, it would not be wise for you to buy this Caddy Stroller Frame if you are looking for a unit that offers smooth ride even on rough terrains.

Pros and Cons of Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame

Although I enjoyed using the product, I came across a few cons. Those cons may or may not affect your decision of buying this Chicco creation depending on the purpose you will be using the stroller for. Read through the section below to get acquainted with different pros and cons of the stroller frame.

Pros

Ensures complete safety and stability- When I began my search for a stroller frame my primary concern was safety of my bundle of joy. This product addresses that factor aptly. The manufacturer hasn’t included any sharp edge that can injure the little one into the product.  The frame is extremely light in weight, but its robust body made of anodized aluminum ensures that it doesn’t lack stability.

Designed exclusively- The Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame fits Chicco car seats perfectly (fits Keyfit 30 and 22). This means, if you have this frame with you, you will not need to carry a regular stroller. The frame has been designed in a way so that you can hold your baby in one hand and use the other for taking this caddy stroller out of the car trunk and opening it.

Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame
Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame – secure click-in car seat

Produces an audible click when fitted securely- I have seen my sister struggle with locks of the stroller frame every time when getting ready to take my niece out for a walk. So, one of the first things I looked for when shopping for a frame was how the lock works. What fascinated me most about this creation from the house of Chicco is the audible click it produces to confirm that the stroller has fitted securely into the car seat. That clearly audible click actually indicates that your baby is perfectly secured inside the stroller.

Boasts sturdy aluminum frames- The majority of the lightweight strollers you will come across on the market contain plastic body parts. As a result, they don’t score impressively when it comes to their durability. I don’t have any such complain about the Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame. It’s made of anodized aluminum and thus is highly durable and sturdy. All the aluminum fittings of the product have been rounded off, which makes the stroller even more comfortable for babies.

Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame
Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame – lightweight aluminum frame

Carries sound wheels- The stroller carries carefully designed solid wheels that enable seamless movement. Another prominent feature of the product is its toe tab locking brakes. Those brakes allowed me to stop the stroller whenever I faced an emergency. I found the feature particularly useful when descending on inclined slopes.

Comes equipped with adjustable handles- You will rarely come across an inexpensive stroller frame that carries adjustable handles. This is another reason why I picked this Chicco product. The handles allow as many as four height adjustments, which means it can be used comfortably both by short and tall parents. The adjustable handles came in handy even when my little one grew heavier. I could adjust the handles for maintaining a suitable center of gravity.

Boasts an expandable basket- The expandable basket the stroller frame comes equipped with makes it a perfect unit for parents who go for shopping along with their babies. I used to place all the sundry articles I purchased from the market in that basket.

Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame
Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame – compact one hand fold

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Cons

Offers a bumpy ride in rough terrains- This is probably the most significant demerit of the product. When using this stroller on rough terrains I found that the ride becomes slightly bumpy for my baby. This fact didn’t worry me much as I usually take this stroller only on smooth city roads and grassy areas in our locality. However, parents who often need to visit uneven terrains should avoid buying this product.

The cup holder is not deep enough- I found that the cup holder is not deep enough for accommodating water bottles and tall beverage glasses. However, I faced no trouble when keeping a soda can or my coffee cup in it.

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Main Benefits and Practical Details

I chose to stick to this product primarily because I found it extremely baby friendly. It not only allowed my little one to enjoy comfortable rides, but also ensured that he doesn’t develop any injury from sharp edges. The second factor that made me fall in love with this stroller frame is its lightweight, but robust body. I needed to put in minimum effort for maneuvering it. The frame is easy to hold, push, unfold and fold and can be adjusted according to the height of the user. Another prominent plus of the product is its compactness. It covers a very small area when folded and thus can be stored in the smallest of spaces.

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Final Thoughts

The Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame has several positives and just a couple of negatives. I feel getting a lightweight and durable stroller frame made of anodized aluminum and boasting features like expandable basket and adjustable handles.

Conclusion

If you are already using a Chicco car seat and have plans of purchasing a stroller, the Chicco Keyfit Caddy Stroller Frame is the product designed to meet your needs aptly. The dual side-click keyfit attachment ensures that the frame doesn’t get detached under any circumstance. The unit weighs a little over 11 pounds and can be folded just by using one hand. These features ensure that you will be able to manage the product seamlessly even when traveling alone with your baby.

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