If we talk about premium stroller, we should mention UPPABaby Vista and Cruz as two popular premium stroller that introduced by UPPAbaby, When we look at their price, we can easily guess that UPPABaby Vista is the model that positioned higher than UPPABaby Cruz since UPPAbaby Vista is usually offered at the higher price than UPPAbaby Cruz. Should You Choose UPPAbaby Vista rather than UPPAbaby Cruz? I’m sure that it’s a good idea for us to talk about the differences between UPPAbaby Vista and Cruz before we can find whether UPPAbaby vista is the one that we should choose.
What Should You Know about UPPAbaby Vista?
UPPAbaby Vista is the stroller that designed to be used by growing family. It can be used for 1 child, 2 children or even 3 children with PiggyBack ride along board. We can use UPPAbaby Vista from birth (using bassinet) to 50 lbs. UPPAbaby Vista can be used in several different combination such as 2 infant car seats, infant car seats and bassinet, 2 bassinets, bassinet and toddler seat, as well as two toddler stroller. We can indeed use UPPAbaby Vista as single stroller as well for sure. We can easily use UPPAbaby Vista as travel system in combination with MESA Infant Car Seat without any adapters needed. UPPAbaby Vista comes with option to allow our child to ride forward-facing or parent facing. Bassinet is already included with UPPAbaby Vista so you don’t need to purchase it separately. To make your child comfortable sitting on this stroller, UPPAbaby Vista comes with One-handed, multi-position recline. We can also find adjustable canopy installed on this stroller that completed with extendable, pop out UPF 50+ sunshade to protect your child from UV rays. UPPAbaby Vista is completed with extra-large, easy-access basket that allows us to bring necessities during the strolling time. For comfortable ride, UPPAbaby Vista comes with shock-absorbing front and rear suspension. To make it easy travelling with this stroller, UPPAbaby Vista comes with One-step fold feature while it also stands when folded.
What Should You Know about UPPAbaby Cruz?
UPPAbaby Cruz is standard strollers that intended to be used by child from 3 months to 50 lbs. UPPAbaby Cruz comes with full size toddler seat that can be used in both forward-facing and rear-facing mode and completed with multi-position recline that can reclines flat. UPPAbaby is designed with sleek stroller frame that allows it to pass tight or narrow spaces like doors and aisles. We can also find adjustable canopy integrated with UPPAbaby Cruz that can be extendable. With UPF 50+ rating, the canopy is able to protect your child from UV Rays. UPPAbaby Cruz is completed with extra large storage basket that can easily accessed on the bottom of the stroller so that we can easily bring our on-the-go necessities. UPPAbaby can be directly paired with UPPAbaby to create performance travel system that’s portable while also secure. UPPAbaby Cruz also can be paired with infant car seats from other brands such as Chicco, Maxi-Cosi, Nuna and Cybex with additional adapters. One-handed, multi-position recline feature is integrated with UPPAbaby Cruz to allows your child to find their comfortable sitting position. We can also easily travel with UPPAbaby Cruz since It’s easily one-step folded with or without toddler seat attached. This stroller also can stands when folded.
Specs & Features Table
Let’s take a look at the key specs and features of UPPAbaby Vista and UPPAbaby Cruz in the specs & features table below. It’s important for us to look at their specs and features before we can talk more about their differences.
|UPPAbaby Vista||UPPAbaby Cruz|
|Product Type||Standard Stroller||Standard Stroller|
|Recommended Usage Limit||From Birth to 50 lbs||3 months to 50 lbs|
|Number of Children supported||2 Children||1 Child|
|Full-size forward and parent-facing Toddler Seat||YES||YES|
|One-handed, multi-position recline||YES||YES|
|Extendable, pop out UPF 50+ sunshade||YES||YES|
|Adjustable canopy and one-button telescoping handlebar||YES||YES|
|One-hand release, pivoting bumper bar for easy loading||YES||YES|
|Extra-large, easy-access basket||YES||YES|
|One-step fold, with or without Toddler Seat attached||YES||YES|
The Differences of UPPAbaby Vista and Cruz
There are few differences between UPPAbaby Vista and Cruz that we can find in their specs & features table above. I’m sure that it’s a good idea for us to talk more about those differences.
1. Multiple Children Mode
UPPAbaby Vista is the stroller that can accommodate multiple children. It can be used by 2 children or even 3 children with additional piggyback. We can use combination of bassinet-toddler seat, toddler-toddler seat (with RumbleSeat) and two infant car seats. We can also accommodate the older child with piggyback that can attached to UPPAbaby Vista. UPPAbaby Cruz only can accommodate one child. We can use UPPAbaby Cruz with infant car seat, bassinet and toddler seat. We can also actually attach UPPAbaby Cruz piggyback if the older child wants to ride along.
We can find that Bassinet is included with UPPAbaby Vista while it’s not included with UPPAbaby Cruz. As it’s not included with UPPAbaby Cruz, we should purchase additional Bassinet if we want to use it with UPPAbaby Cruz. As the stroller that can handle two children, We can easily install bassinet and toddler seat at the same time as they are both already included with UPPAbaby Vista.
3. RumbleSeat Support
While we can use Toddler seat and bassinet that included with UPPAbaby Vista together, we can also attach RumbleSeat with toddler seat so that we can use UPPAbaby Vista as toddler stroller for two. We can also attach additional Piggyback on UPPAbaby Vista so that we can accommodate your older child to ride with you. RumbleSeat and Piggyback are both not included with UPPAbaby Vista so that we should purchase them if we need to use one. UPPAbaby Cruz doesn’t support both RumbleSeat but Piggyback is indeed able to be attached to it.
As the higher model, UPPAbaby Vista is usually offered at the higher price than UPPAbaby Cruz. Since the price of strollers are changing from time to time, it’s recommended that we check the price of UPPAbaby Vista and Cruz before we can find their latest price difference.
Should You Choose UPPAbaby Vista?
UPPAbaby Vista, as we can find from our discussion above, come as the more advanced stroller than UPPAbaby Cruz. Should you choose UPPAbaby Vista? UPPAbaby Vista is the model that can be used for 2 children. We can use as combination of two infant car seats, infant car seats – bassinet, two bassinets, bassinet-toddler seat and two toddler seats. It’s already completed with bassinet. So if you have 2 children or plan to have another one soon, then UPPAbaby Vista is the model that you should choose.
UPPAbaby Cruz is the stroller that designed mainly for single child. It can be used as travel system with infant car seat, used with bassinet, and used as standard toddler stroller with forward facing or parent facing. In the price side, UPPAbaby Cruz is indeed lower in price than UPPAbaby Vista. So if you are looking for stroller that will be used only for one child and you have more limited budget, then UPPAbaby Cruz is the model that you should choose. The specs and features of UPPAbaby Cruz is mainly similar to UPPAbaby Vista except that it’s designed only for one child and the bassinet is not included.