Today, we are going to look at the Chicco Liteway Stroller to help you decide if it will be right for your child.
If you’re a new parent or a parent-to-be, a stroller will no doubt be on your shopping list. Knowing you need one is the easy part. However, with so many models, features, and functions to choose from, it can be difficult to settle on one.
A stroller I’ve had first-hand experience with is the Chicco (pronounced kee-ko) Liteway which my sister and her husband bought for their little girl. They’ve taken the stroller away on a few trips and found it ideal to travel with as it folds quite small.
As well as being compact, it is relatively light and extremely easy to maneuver. It looks quite cool, too, and it is available in a range of up-to-the-minute colors that will please the most fashion conscious moms and dads.
Coming with all of the features that most people want in an umbrella stroller, the Chicco Liteway has a lot of positives. It does have some negatives, but most are quite minor, and it is available at a price that won’t break the bank. In this Chicco Liteway Stroller review, we will look at its specs, key features, pros, cons, and more.
Chicco Liteway Stroller Specs
Assembled dimensions – The Chicco Liteway Baby Stroller measures 35″ x 19″ x 40″
Folded dimensions – Folded, it measures 46″ x 10″ x 11 3/4″
Handlebar height – The handlebars are located 39″ above ground level, making them comfortable for people of most heights
Front Wheel Diameter – 5 1/2″
Rear Wheel Diameter – 7″
Weight – It weighs 17.2lbs
Suited to – This model is suitable for babies from newborn through to 40 pounds
Color choices – It comes in five different colors, including Roma (red & gray), Shadow (two shades of gray), Jasmine (bright deep pink & gray), Almond (beige & gray), and Lilac (lilac & gray)
Chicco Liteway Baby Stroller Video
Chicco Liteway Overview
With its aluminum frame, the Chicco Liteway Stroller is light, but very sturdy. Durable with a generous upper weight limit, you can expect to be able to use it until your child outgrows it.
Its Easy 3D Fold Function provides convenience. This feature is super simple to implement with one hand. Just push the canopy all of the way back, push the levers up, then step on the pedal!
Multiple recline options and an adjustable footrest enable you to customize the stroller for your child as they grow and their requirements change.
Comfortable to grip handlebars, a large storage basket which turns into a backpack, and an integrated parent’s cup holder add to the convenience of this very functional stroller.
Chicco Liteway Stroller Key Features & Pros
The backrest of the Chicco Liteway Stroller reclines to five different positions including entirely flat. The footrest has two position options.
A five-point safety harness will keep your little one safe and snug while the stroller is in motion.
With this model accommodating newborns through to toddlers weighing 40 pounds, you will be able to use it for years.
The padded seat is comfortable.
- Hide-Away boot
A hide-away boot enables you to comfortably enclose your little one for peaceful slumber when the seat is fully reclined.
- One-handed Fold & Release
The stroller can be folded and unfolded with one hand. A latch keeps the stroller from opening when it is folded. A carry handle makes for easy transportation.
Foam covered handlebars provide comfort for parents and a secure grip for easier navigation.
The stroller’s front wheels allow for easy maneuverability. A rear wheel suspension system enables most terrain to be negotiated.
Foot-action brakes located at the rear provide extra stability and enable you to lock the front wheel for a safer and more stable ride when traversing rough ground.
An adjustable canopy with a detachable rear-zip panel enables you to shelter your baby from the elements. The Peek-A-Boo window lets you check on your little one during outings without having to stop and lift the canopy.
- Removable cover
The stroller’s fabric cover is removable for hand washing.
- Storage pouch
The fabric storage pouch is quite large considering the type of stroller. Providing ample room for things you and your child may need when you are out-and-about, it can be detached and utilized as a backpack.
Chicco Liteway Stroller Cons
While quite light, the Chicco Liteway Stroller is on the heavy side for an umbrella stroller. The extra weight does, however, make it very sturdy and stable.
Some parents are of the opinion that the canopy would provide better coverage if it were a bit bigger.
- Storage basket position
Some buyers have stated that it’s difficult to access the contents of the storage basket when the stroller’s backrest is fully reclined.
- No snack tray
This model does not have a toddler snack tray.
- Car seat limitation
The stroller is not compatible with a car seat.
Chicco Liteway Stroller Summary
Overall, the Chicco Liteway Stroller is very functional and easy to use. It is safe and secure, comfortable for children, and convenient for moms and dads.
I’ve used the stroller when babysitting my niece, and I was impressed with how easy the one-handed fold and release system works. I love the carry handle too.
It is heavier than the other umbrella strollers I’ve used, but its sturdiness compensates for this. The storage basket is a good size, and the cup holder is much appreciated as it provides easy access to a drink during outings.
For most people, the most significant downside of this model will probably be that it is not compatible with a car seat. If you can get past this, I think you will be pleased with the Chicco Liteway.
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