For a light-weight umbrella stroller that you can take anywhere and feel good doing so, the UPPAbaby G-Luxe is an amazing choice.  At just 11 pounds, this stroller is the lightest reclining umbrella stroller you can buy.  Even better, the UPPAbaby Company is just as devoted to the environment as they are to their products, so you can feel good about using this stroller with your little one.


As a lightweight stroller, the UPPAbaby G-Luxe earns a “good” rating from Consumer Reports.  The stroller does feature a five-point harness, which is the ideal way to fasten your child in when you are on the go.  The harness buckles over the shoulders, between the legs, and across the lap for maximum security.

Another great feature of the UPPAbaby G-Luxe is its aluminum frame.  Not only is this frame lightweight, but it is also kind to the environment.  Aluminum does not give off hazardous gasses like some plastics can, plus it is recyclable once you are done with your stroller.


The UPPAbaby G-Luxe looks like an umbrella stroller with a modern edge.  UPPAbaby offers you a couple of different color choices to choose from so that you can find something that you like.

The UPPAbaby G-Luxe is the lightest, full-reclining umbrella stroller that you will find on the market.  This makes it amazing for on the go with your child, as you can easily fold it up and take it with you.  This eco-friendly stroller even provides you with a stroller strap, making it easy to take with you on public transportation.

The sunshade is rated SPF 50, so you know your little one is covered from the harmful rays while they are sitting in there.  The UPPAbaby also has a storage basket and a cup holder for mom or dad.  Just be careful hanging anything from the handles, as the lightweight design of the UPPAbaby G-Luxe means that it can tip if something heavy is hung from the handles.


The UPPAbaby G-Luxe is so lightweight that it is very convenient for parents who want an eco-friendly stroller for on the go.  It can be folded up and taken on the plane, bus, or thrown in a car trunk with no issues.

However, the small size of this stroller means that you do not have a lot of extra storage space, so if you want to spend the day out you might need to take a backpack with you to carry everything.  It also is not ideal for newborns as it does not fold completely flat.


For an umbrella stroller, the UPPAbaby G-Luxe is quite comfortable.  It pushes amazingly well, and is easy to push around the neighborhood and around racks at the store.  We do wish that the handles were adjustable as it would have made this stroller even more comfortable for my husband.

For the child, the reclining seat of the UPPAbaby G-Luxe is a great feature.  The seat is a breathable mesh so you don’t have to worry about your baby getting too warm in the summer, and the shoulder straps are padded for added comfort.

Not Ideal for:

This stroller is not ideal for parents who want something that they can use from birth.  Its lightweight design is also not designed for off-roading.


The fact that you will have to wait until your little one is at least 3 months old is one of the disadvantages of this stroller – it would have been great to use this from the very first day out.  The lack of storage space can also be frustrating when we are out shopping.

Bottom Line:

We love the UPPAbaby G-Luxe for its portability. We also love that UPPAbaby cares as much about the environment that we do.  While this stroller may lack in some of the frills, it definitely makes up for it in convenience. For more reviews visit