Best Double Seat Strollers 2020 – Top 6 Side By Side Dual Strollers

May 27, 2020

If you’re a new parent or about to be one, it might seem overwhelming how many different kinds of strollers are out there. There’s side by side double seat strollers, with two seats right next to each other. There’s also double tandem, with one seat behind another. Also in the stroller world are sit-and-stand strollers, where one child can stand up while the other one sits.

Below, we look at the best double side-by-side strollers available. They have become so popular, you probably feel like you’ve seen nothing but double side-by-side strollers lately. A large advantage of these is that they carry two children at once; meaning parents with twins or siblings close in age can be easily accommodated. Additionally, many dual side-by-side strollers are easily converted into single strollers and can be collapsed and folded with ease.

However, some double side by side strollers have issues with maneuverability and their larger size can be a hindrance for getting through narrow passages.

Here is a round-up of the best non-toxic double seat strollers, to help you decide which one is the best for you and your children.

 

 

Reviews of Top 6 Side By Side Dual Strollers

1. Bugaboo Donkey Twin Stroller

 

 

Although it might sound like a new cartoon character, Bugaboo Donkey is a stroller with lots of versatility.

 

What I love about it:

  • It can become a two-child or a one child ride with ease; you just have to follow three simple steps.
  • It can become either a bassinet stroller or a seat stroller quite easily.

 

Additional Specs:

  • Stroller weight: 33.4 pounds
  • Dimensions (one-piece fold in twin) 20.5 x 29 x 36.6 inches
  • Dimensions (compact fold) 34.3 x 23.6 x 9.4 inches
  • Maximum weight recommendation: 37.5 lbs.

 

 


2. BOB Revolution FLEX Duallie Stroller

 

 

This is another side by side double seat stroller with space for two. Its front wheel has a special swiveling-locking design meant for maneuvering through difficult areas. It also comes with handlebar adjustments to accommodate varying heights of parents.

 

What I love about it:

  • Despite its spaciousness, it is also light in terms of weight, meaning it can be carried around quite easily.
  • It’s air-filled tires means that it can handle a variety of terrains as well.

 

Something to keep in mind:

  • Some might have issues with the lack of available accessories.

 

Additional Specs:

  • Stroller weight: 33.1 pounds
  • Dimensions: 48 x 30.5 x 43 inches
  • Maximum weight recommendation: 55 lbs.

 

 


3. Britax B-Lively Double Stroller

 

 

This side by side dual stroller has space to carry two children at a time and has a black design. It is designed to fold quickly and easily. It also combines with any Britax car seat to make for an easier transportation situation.

 

What I love about it:

  • Getting children through crowded areas isn’t too much of a problem, as it is sleek enough to get through narrow passageways easily, while still having ample room to carry two children.
  • It also has significant reclining capabilities, as each seat can recline individually to the point of practically being flat.

 

Something to keep in mind:

  • The stroller has a maximum weight recommendation of 50 pounds, meaning you might be at a disadvantage if you plan to transport two toddlers.

 

Additional Specs:

  • Stroller weight: 20 pounds
  • Dimensions: 38.5 x 23 x 40.5 inches
  • Maximum weight recommendation: 50 pounds

 

 


4. Mountain Buggy Duet

 

 

This is one of the best side by side double seat strollers for two or just one; it’s your choice. It can be easily converted into a stroller for two children and is just as wide as a single buggy stroller. It also can be fitted with up to two car seats.

 

What I love about it:

  • It can protect against the sun quite nicely with specially designed sun canopies that offer SPF 50 plus for your children.
  • There is also a great deal of weight capacity on it, as it holds up to 40 pounds in weight per seat

 

Something to keep in mind:

  • Some have complained of a strong odor associated with the stroller.

 

Additional Specs:

  • Stroller weight: 25 pounds
  • Dimensions: 44 x 24.5 x 45.5 inches
  • Maximum weight recommendation: 40 lbs. (per seat)

 

 


5. Joovy Scooter X2 Double Stroller

 

 

This stroller is more affordable than some of the others and good value for money. It is versatile, allowing seats and footrests to be reclined easily.

 

What I love about it:

  • The sizable wheels make maneuvering easy and the pockets provide ample storage space for snacks, phones, wallets, and anything else you might think you need as a parent on-the-go.

 

Something to keep in mind:

  • This side by side double seat stroller seems to work best on paved surfaces and therefore might have difficulty maneuvering on softer surfaces such as grass or sand.

 

Additional Specs:

  • Stroller weight: 39 pounds
  • Dimensions: 32.5 x 30 x 41.8 inches
  • Maximum weight recommendation: 90 lbs.

 

 


6. Baby Jogger City Mini GT Double Stroller

 

 

With its sleek design, this side by side dual stroller can be folded with one hand and has a large sun canopy of its own, to protect against the heat.

 

What I love about it:

  • The canopy additionally has special “peek-a-boo” windows which allow your children to see outside while staying cool.
  • It also has an adjustable handlebar, so parents of different heights can all be happy.

 

Something to keep in mind:

  • There have been some complaints about size and durability of the stroller.
  • Also, it’s important to know that despite its name, this stroller is not meant to be used while jogging.

 

Additional Specs:

  • Stroller weight: 32.6 pounds
  • Dimensions: 48.6 x 43.5 x 30.1 inches
  • Maximum weight recommendation: 100 lbs.

 

 


Conclusion

Choosing one of the best side by side double seat strollers is crucial to have for a new parent, as it means you and your children will be able to explore the world together. By purchasing one of these non-toxic and strollers free of flame retardants, you are showing how precious your children’s safety is to you. After all, it’s a big, exciting world out there and you want to ensure that your children are as free from any harm as possible as they explore it with you. A stroller might just seem like an accessory to get your children from point A to point B, but a safe and well-designed one can make all the difference in the world.

Hope this list gives you a good idea of all the great options out there. With any of these high-quality products, you know you’re all set for the upcoming adventure. Speaking of adventures, if you’re planning to baby-wear when you travel, you might want to check out our reviews of the best baby carriers for hiking, or the best twin baby carriers in general.

 

Shobita Ravichandran

Shobita Ravichandran

Editor-in-Chief

Shobita created Parenthood Guide in 2015 after she found out the hard way about toxins in many safe looking baby products. She's an architect, researcher, writer and mum of two strong-willed little humans. Ever since she found out she was pregnant, she has been extensively researching natural, safe, organic and non-toxic products for her children. Now she wants to take you along on this non-toxic journey and share her findings of the best and safest baby products out there.

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