Best Cheap Double Strollers (Not Just For Twins)

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Raising two kids is a difficult job. And really expensive, especially when they are younger. We are talking double everything – cribs, diapers, toys, clothes, strollers etc. Here, we will focus on that last thing – cheap double strollers.

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And we will take a look at the best affordable double strollers you can get. Generally, high-end strollers even for one child tend to be pretty expensive, and not to mention how high the prices of double strollers go. This does not mean that you can’t get a good double stroller at an affordable price tag – you certainly can, and I will show you what your best options are in this detailed review.

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Great For Twins

Delta Children LX Side by Side Tandem Umbrella Stroller

Delta Children LX Side by Side Stroller - with Recline, Storage & Compact Fold, Grey

This is a stroller for twins or kids that are really close in age. The maximum recommended weight capacity of each seat is 35 lbs – so kids that are up to 3 years old. And this is an umbrella stroller, so it’s lightweight, compact to store, and really great for travel. The Delta Children LX weighs approximately 19 lbs.

It features reclining seats and a European-style canopy. This will provide some protection to your kids from the sun, but not too much – I definitely suggest you invest in a different canopy if you plan to use it in sunny weather. And keep in mind that this double stroller is not suitable for infants – the minimum weight requirement, according to the manufacturer, is 25 lbs. Which is the average weight of an 18-month-old baby.

The 5-point harness will keep your kids safe while they are in this double stroller, while the swivel wheels will make it easy for you to maneuver it through the streets. Additionally, double seats also mean double storage, and you get two hanging storage bags on the back of the stroller for your necessities. Overall, this is a good and affordable double stroller for travel, but not really the best for everyday outings.

Product Specifications:

  • Stroller Type: Umbrella double stroller
  • Maximum weight/age: 35 lbs – 36 months
  • Minimum weight: 25 lbs/ approximately 18 months


Best For Travel

J is for Jeep Brand Scout Double Stroller

Jeep Scout Double Stroller, Charcoal Galaxy

This particular stroller is one of your best choices for travel. It is remarkably lightweight – just about 18 lbs. Which makes it a great choice if you are looking for a travel double stroller or one of those side by side strollers. The seats of the stroller recline a little, but definitely not enough that you’ll be able to put your children into a sleeping position. But that’s not a big surprise, since this is an umbrella stroller.

One downside of this double stroller is that you won’t be able to use it for too long – 2 years max, and that’s if you start using it with your one-year-olds. Now, there are plenty of other strollers in this review that you can use for up to 5 years, which I think is a much better value for money. But if you are okay with this, and simply need an umbrella stroller for the occasional trip with the twins, then it’s fine.

The canopy on the Scout double stroller is a good size – it is not too large, but it is definitely larger than what you see on most umbrella strollers. However, that’s pretty much it for the cool features – there is no child tray, you get very little space for your gear and you don’t even get a parent organizer tray. You do get a single cup holder, which is okay I guess, but not really impressive.

Product Specifications:

  • Stroller Type: Umbrella twin stroller
  • Maximum weight/age: 35 lbs in each seat – 36 months
  • Minimum weight: 23 lbs


Joovy Caboose Graphite Stand On Tandem Stroller

Joovy Caboose Too Sit and Stand Double Stroller Featuring Universal Car Seat Adapter, 3-Way Reclining Seats, Option to Use Rear Seat, Bench Seat, or Standing Platform (Black)

The Caboose double stroller is a great choice if you have an infant and an older kid. It has a front seat and a back seat, both of which have a maximum weight capacity of 45 lbs. And it comes with a car seat adapter, which means that it’s compatible with all the popular brands. However, when the car seat is mounted into the front seat, there’s a good chance that your other kid won’t have enough space to sit in the back and will have to stand instead.

A cool thing about this double stroller is that you can get an additional Caboose rear seat, which transforms the backbench into a comfortable, reclining seat. But that’s optional – the backbench is pretty comfortable itself, and if you have an older kid I’m pretty sure they will love it since the choice between sitting and standing gives them a sort of independence.

The canopy is pretty large, and you can even adjust it so that it covers both the kid in the front and the one in the back. But, keep in mind that this stroller lacks a parent organizer tray, so you won’t have all your on-the-go necessities handy. And with the pretty small basket under the seat, you will definitely need to bring a bag.

Product Specifications:

  • Stroller Type: Tandem stroller
  • Maximum weight/age: 90 lbs (45 lbs in each seat)
  • Minimum weight: 5 lbs (3 months) without a car seat


Car Seat Compatible

Baby Trend Sit N Stand Ultra Tandem Stroller

Baby Trend Sit N' Stand Ultra Tandem Stroller, Phantom

The Baby Trend tandem stroller is a great choice if you have kids who are a little further apart in age. It has several seating options for your kids – you can put your infant into a car seat or directly into the stroller seat, while your older kid sits or stands in the back. But, you also have the option of mounting the infant car seat to the back seat, while your older child sits in the front seat.

Now, this particular double stroller is an affordable choice because it is compatible with a variety of car seats (SS66XXX). And if you are on a budget and can’t afford to buy an additional infant  car seat, then this is definitely the better choice for you. It’s not a double stroller for twins, but you can use it with infants, as well as 5-year old kids, so it should last you a long time.

In terms of the practicality of use, the Baby Trend Sit N Stand double stroller is equipped with both parent and child trays that can hold drinks, food, and toys. Additionally, there is a large basket below the main seat that can hold plenty of your gear. The swivel wheels and the parking brake make it easy to maneuver, and the safety harness will keep your little ones safe. The only thing that I think could be improved on this double stroller is the canopy – it’s not as big as it should be.

Product Specifications:

  • Stroller Type: Sit and stand tandem stroller
  • Maximum weight/age: 50 lbs – 5 years on average
  • Minimum weight: 5 lbs/ approximately 18 months


Graco DuoGlider Click Connect Stroller

The DuoGlider stroller features two seats – one in front of the other. The rear seat is slightly higher than the front seat so that even the child in the back has good visibility. Now what’s really interesting about this double stroller is that is actually suitable for kids that are up to 3.5-4 years old. The maximum weight capacity of each seat is 40 lbs, and it’s even suitable for infants.

But you will need to use one of those infant car seats! Put the baby in the car seat, and then connect it to the seat of the stroller, while your older kid rides in the other seat. That’s pretty awesome, right? But there’s a catch – the double stroller is only compatible with specific Greco seats, so you would have to own one of those as well.  And if you have really young twins, you will be able to use this particular stroller for years.

Each of the seats is equipped with its own canopy, as well as a removable child’s tray. The swivel wheels have the option of being locked, which is a really useful feature. And, in terms of your own convenience, the double stroller features an extra-large storage basket, as well as a parents’ tray that does include a cup holder or two. Overall, this is a pretty good choice if you are looking for an everyday jogging stroller.

Product Specifications:

  • Stroller Type: Jogger tandem stroller
  • Maximum weight/age: 40 lbs – 4 years on average
  • Minimum weight: — (suitable for infants if you own a compatible car seat)


Kolcraft Cloud Plus Lightweight Double Stroller

Kolcraft Cloud Plus Side-by-Side Lightweight Double Baby Stroller and Toddler Stroller with Reclining Seats, Child and Parent Trays, Large Storage, Extendable Canopies, Compact Fold - Red/Black

­­­­The Kolcraft double stroller is a great choice if you have twins or kids that are really close in age. Each of the seats can hold up to 40 lbs, and the recommended age of your children for this stroller is from 6 months to 2 years. It’s a jogging stroller, so it is suitable for everyday use and you will get enough space for your gear – there’s a basket below each of the seats.

As for the safety of your kids, the 5-point harness system will keep them pretty safe and snug inside the seats. And the canopy is 3-tier, so you will be able to adjust just how much you want to protect them from the sun. There are also trays and drink holders for both the kids, as well as the parents, and the seat reclines to several different positions so that you can make your kids as comfortable as you want.

What’s really great about this jogging stroller is that it is actually pretty compact when folded. So, if you are looking for a double stroller for travel but need something larger than an umbrella stroller, this is a good choice. The only downside of this jogger is that the brakes are slightly awkward – you can’t really engage them with your feet. You have to bend down and flip them with your hand which is a drag, but they work well when engaged. Oh, and there is no adjustable handlebar. But most of us can live without that!

Product Specifications:

  • Stroller Type: Jogger twin stroller
  • Maximum weight/age: 80 lbs (40 lbs in each seat)
  • Minimum weight: — (car seat allows for use with infants)


Baby Trend Expedition Double Jogger

Baby Trend Expedition Double Jogger Stroller, Elixer

So, most of the joggers that we checked out so far come with tiny double wheels. Which is fine, but which makes them really unsuitable for any off-road adventures. But not this Baby Trend Jogger – it has large bicycle tires, that will perform well even outside the city. So, if you were looking for a double jogger stroller for hiking or picnics with your kids, I’d say this is your best option.

The wheels are also locking swivel wheels, so you will also have good maneuverability of the double stroller.  Additionally, the 5-point harness will make sure your kids are safe, even though there’s no handlebar or tray that they can hold on to. The one thing I don’t like that much on this double stroller is the canopy – it’s one large shade that covers both kids, and you can’t adjust it for them individually.

But in terms of your own convenience, the Expedition Jogger does not disappoint! The parent tray includes two cup holders and a small storage compartment, and you also get two large baskets under the children’s seats. Oh, and there are also a couple of slip pockets on the back of the seats, which is pretty great! Overall, I’d say that this is a pretty good find – double strollers that are similarly designed can easily set you back $500-600. And you can get this one for less than a third of that.

Product Specifications:

  • Stroller Type: Off-road double jogger
  • Maximum weight/age: 50 lbs in each seat – 6 years
  • Minimum weight: 25 lbs


JOOVY Twin Groove Ultralight Umbrella Stroller

JOOVY Twin Groove Ultralight Umbrella Stroller, Turquoise

The Groove is one of my favorite umbrella double strollers so far. It is great for twins, but you can also use it with older kids since the main capacity of each seat is about 50 lbs. And since the seats recline to a near-flat position, you can even use them with newborn babies. Overall, you will be able to use this double stroller for a while, provided you get it while your kids are still pretty small.

And you know what I really like about this double stroller? Joovy actually included a strap that allows you to carry this on your shoulder when it’s folded! I mean, how convenient is that? And since it weighs only 26 lbs, it won’t feel too heavy when you’re carrying it like this. But granted, it could definitely stand to lose a few pounds, to be the ultimate double umbrella stroller.

In addition to that, each seat has its own canopy, which is pretty large and features a peek-a-boo window. And on the back of the canopy, you get a mesh pocket, a zippered pocket, as well as two baskets below the seats. Overall, this is one of the few umbrella double strollers that actually has a bunch of different features! Granted, it’s not as cheap as some of the others, but it is still pretty affordable.

Product Specifications:

  • Stroller Type: Umbrella twin stroller
  • Maximum weight/age: 50 lbs in each seat – 6 years
  • Minimum weight: —


Costzon Double Stroller

Graco Glacier RoomFor2 Stand and Ride Stroller

The Costzon stroller is probably the best-looking stroller out of the bunch. If you want to look stylish while you’re out and about with your little ones, then this is the top choice. But you won’t get it because it looks sleek – you’ll get it because of the convenience of use, reliability and the fact that it ensures the safety and comfort of your kids.

Let’s talk about that last aspect a little bit. For one thing, the wheels on this double stroller are lockable, and you won’t ever have to worry about it gliding away from you. The 5-point safety harness and the swivel handrail will keep your children in place all the time, and the reclining seat will keep them comfy all the while. Of course, the handrail is removable, so the stroller can kind of grow and transform as your babies do.

The one thing that I think could be improved on this particular double stroller is the shade. It’s a single shade – you won’t be able to adjust it individually for both your kids. But I don’t think that’s too big a deal, unless one of your kids is significantly older than the other. In terms of how compact this stroller is, all I need to tell you is that it locks once folded, and you can store it in both upright and lying position.

Product Specifications:

  • Stroller Type: Twin travel stroller
  • Maximum weight/age: 60 lbs (30 lbs in each seat)
  • Minimum weight: 5 lbs


Joovy Scooter X2 Double Stroller

Joovy Scooter X2 Side-by-Side Double Stroller Featuring Dual Snack Trays, One-Handed Fold, Multi-Position Reclining Seats, Adjustable Leg Rests, and in-Seat Storage (Charcoal)

So, this double stroller is actually a rare find. It usually costs way more than $200, but it’s currently discounted by about 30%! And if you want a double stroller that is packed full of features but is still affordable, then definitely go for the X2. For one thing, the storage basket below the seats is huge, and I’m not even exaggerating. Not only will you be able to fit all the necessary gear in it, but you also get a couple of side pockets for some extras.

The seats of the double stroller are comfortable, recline to a near flat position, and feature a 5-point safety harness to keep your little ones in place. Plus, both seats can be adjusted individually, and so can the footrests. The only thing that you might not like is the fact that the single canopy covers both seats.

But at least it’s pretty large, and it will definitely protect the kids from those nasty UV rays. And with the wide handlebar, the kids will have something to hold on to. Overall, this is probably one of the best jogger double strollers you can get – it’s extremely well designed, it’s both comfortable and safe, and just convenient for the parents. If you want to get a luxurious double stroller at an affordable price, don’t miss out on this one!

Product Specifications:

  • Stroller Type: Double jogger stroller
  • Maximum weight/age: 45 lbs in each seat
  • Minimum weight: 4 lbs