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In this post, I have provided a very detailed comparison of Bugaboo Fox 3 and UPPAbaby VISTA 2 strollers. I hope this will make it easy for you to decide which one is more suitable for you.

Bugaboo Fox 3 vs. UPPAbaby VISTA 2 Strollers

The Bugaboo Fox 3 and the UPPAbaby VISTA 2 are luxury brands that ensure that your and your baby have a safe and comfortable strolling experience.

UPPAbaby Vista 2 Stroller

Bugaboo Fox Stroller

This article review informs you everything you need to know about the Bugaboo Fox and the UPPAbaby Vista strollers to help you choose the most suitable one for you and your baby.

Price

UPPAbaby and Bugaboo strollers are both luxury brands, making them more costly than most other strollers.

 Bugaboo Fox, however, is slightly more expensive at about $100.

 Both strollers are available on Amazon, where Bugaboo Fox costs $1200 and UPPAbaby costs $1099.

Features

Convertibility

UPPAbaby Vista is a convertible stroller from a single to a double stroller and triple stroller, allowing you to carry two kids at a go.

You could also carry a third kid with the UPPAbaby stroller when you combine car seats and the bassinet.

 Unfortunately, the Bugaboo Fox stroller is not convertible as it can only accommodate one child at a time.

Car seat compatibility

UPPAbaby stroller and Bugaboo stroller are both car seat compatible.

The UPPAbaby stroller is compatible with the MESA Infant Car Seat directly (does not need adapters.)

The Bugaboo Fox is compatible with the Bugaboo Turtle Infant Car Seat without using adapters. Additionally, the Bugaboo Fox stroller is compatible with car seats from other brands, including Maxi Cosi, Chico, Peg Perego, Cybex, Britax, Nuna, and Clek.

Note that the car seats for both Bugaboo Fox and UPPAbaby Vista are bought separately.

Bassinet Stroller

Both UPPAbaby VISTA 2 and Bugaboo Fox 3 strollers are bassinet compatible and include a bassinet that converts the strollers into stylish and comfortable prams for your little one.

Bugaboo Fox 3’s bassinet has a breezy panel for increased breathability and airflow.

UPPAbaby Vista 2 bassinet is also breathable and deep enough for your baby to sleep safely with minimal risk of falling.

Harness

Both strollers have a 5-point harness system, ensuring that your baby stays strapped into the stroller seat.

The UPPAbaby Vista 2’s harness system can be adjusted in a singular motion  for a precise fit for your growing baby.

Bugaboo Fox 3’s harness system, on the other hand, is a quick click type, allowing you to secure your baby in just a few seconds.

Bugaboo Fox 3 Quick-Click Harness

Adjustable Handlebar

Both strollers have an adjustable handlebar to suit the caregiver using it.

The Bugaboo Stroller has an all PU leather handlebar for enhanced grip.

The VISTA has a multi-position recline one-button telescoping, one-hand release handlebar. The handlebar also has premium, full-grain leather for enhanced grip when pushing your baby.

Reversible Stroller Seat

Both the Bugaboo Fox 3 and the UPPAbaby Vista 2 strollers have car seats that support both rear-facing and forward-facing orientations. 

Additionally, the UPPAbaby Vista 2 stroller reversible toddler seat allows your child to ride completely upright, reclined, or in any position of your baby’s comfort.

Self-Standing Fold

Both strollers have a self-standing fold feature that makes them easy to carry and easy to store.

The Bugaboo Fox 3 and the UPPAbaby VISTA 2 have an intuitive, one-piece fold that has improved folding buttons, allowing them to collapse effortlessly in one piece and a self-standing position.

A folder UPPAbaby VISTA 2 stroller in the self-standing position.

The UPPAbaby VISTA 2 can be more compact when folded, however, because it can be folded with the toddler seat detached too.

Newborn Stroller

The two strollers are convertible to newborn strollers by replacing the stroller seat with a car seat or bassinet.

Adjustable Footrest

Both strollers have an adjustable footrest.

The VISTA has a higher back and deeper footrest on the toddler seat for increased comfort for your growing baby.

Weight and Capacity

Bugaboo Fox stroller is lighter than the UPPAbaby Vista 2 stroller. Bugaboo Fox Stroller weighs 21.8 lbs and the UPPAbaby Vista 2 stroller weighs 27 lbs

The UPPAbaby Vista 2 also has a higher capacity than the Bugaboo Fox stroller. The Bugaboo Fox stroller has the capacity to carry a up to 48.5 lbs and the UPPAbaby Vista 2 stroller has a maximum capacity of 50 lbs.

Dimensions

The UPPAbaby Vista 2 is slightly bigger than the Bugaboo Fox stroller. UPPAbay Vista 2 measures 36 x 25.7 x 39.5 inches and Bugaboo measures 25.98 x 21.25 x 7.48 inches.

When folded, the UPPAbaby Vista 2 stroller measures 17.3″ L x 25.7″ W 33.3″ H, and Bugaboo measures 33.86″ L x 23.6″ W x 42.52″ H.

However, the Bugaboo Fox becomes more compact when folded without the seat.

Wheels

The two strollers have all-terrain wheels, making them suitable for use on all surfaces.

The 2 strollers also have lockable swiveling front wheels that help you to maneuver easily and turn the stroller smoothly and easily.

Both strollers also have wheel-suspension systems that prevent your stroller from bumping when moving and facilitate a bump-free ride.

Storage basket

Both Bugaboo Fox and UPPAbaby VISTA 2 strollers have big storage baskets, but UPPAbaby has a slightly bigger one.

UPPAbaby VISTA 2 storage basket has a maximum capacity of 30 lbs and Bugaboo Fox storage basket has a maximum capacity of 22 lbs.

The two strollers under the seat storage basket have a large opening, making it easy for you to pick whatever you need.

Canopy

Both Bugaboo Fox and UPPAbaby Vista 2 strollers have extended UPF 50+ canopies on the toddler seat.

The Bugaboo Fox stroller canopy is detachable and comes in different colors, allowing you to change the canopy to suit your style.

UPPAbaby Vista 2 Car Seat with extendable and breathable canopy

UPPAbaby Vista 2 canopy, on the hand, has a RumbleSeat accessory that includes a zip-out fabric that provides your baby with extra protection from the sun. The canopy also has a mesh panel that increases the airflow in the car seat and also allows you to keep watch of your baby while on the move. 

Colors

Both Bugaboo Fox and UPPAbaby strollers are available in different colors.

Bugaboo Fox 3 is available in Alu/Midnight Black-Midnight Black, Black/Midnight Black-Midnight Black, Black/Midnight Black-Misty White,  Graphite’/Grey Melange-Grey Melange, and Graphite/Stormy Blue-Stormy Blue.

UPPAbaby Vista 2 stroller is available in Jordan (Charcoal/Silver/black leather), Jake (black/carbon/black leather), FINN (deap sea/ silver/chestnut leather),  EMMETT (green melange/silver/saddle leather), BRYCE (white marl/silver/chestnut leather), and ALICE (dusty pink/silver/saddle leather) colors.

Pros and Cons

The detailed review of the specifics of the Bugaboo Fox 3 and the UPPAbaby VISTA 2 stroller reveals the pros and cons of each.

Below, we highlight the pros and cons of each stroller to help you choose between the Bugaboo and the VISTA.

UPPAbaby Pros and cons

Pros

  • It is convertible from a single to a double or triple stroller, making it perfect for you who needs to push more than one kid.
  • The stroller’s all-terrain wheels make it efficient with all surfaces.
  • The stroller is convertible to a newborn stroller, making it suitable for extended use because it grows with your baby.
  • The stroller is car seat and bassinet compatible, making a versatile choice for transporting and resting your child.
  • The VISTA has an adjustable handlebar, making it suitable for parent use of any height.
  • The stroller has a leather handlebar for enhanced grip, enhancing comfort and  safety for both you and your baby.
  • The stroller has a large and easily accessible storage basket for storing essential stuff for the baby when on the move.
  • The stroller has an extendable canopy with a mesh panel that protects your baby from extreme sunlight, regulates the temperature and allows you to keep watch of the baby through the mesh panel.
  • The VISTA supports both forward-facing and rear-facing orientations to suit your preference.
  • The stroller is available in many different colors to suit your likes.
  • The stroller is easy to carry and store because of its self-standing feature.

Cons

  • The UPPAbaby VISTA 2 is only compatible with the MESA infant car seat.

Bugaboo Fox 3 Pros and Cons

Pros

  • The Bugaboo Fox 3 stroller is compatible with many different car seats, giving you the choice to use the one you prefer.
  • The stroller’s all terrain wheels makes it suitable for use on any surface.
  • The stroller has an adjustable handlebar, making it efficient for use by a person of height.
  • The Bugaboo stroller handlebar is an all PU-leather material for enhanced grip.
  • The stroller is available in different colors, giving you the choice to buy it in the color of your liking.
  • The stroller has a detachable canopy that is available in different colors, allowing you to use the canopy color of your preference.
  • The stroller has a large and easily accessible storage basket for enhanced convenience in carrying baby stuff when on the move.
  • The stroller supports both rear-facing and front-facing positions.
  • The stroller has compact self-standing folds for easy mobility and storage.
  • The stroller is bassinet-compatible, making it convertible into a pram for your baby’s sleep when on the move.
  • The Bugaboo stroller has enhanced security because of its 5-point harness.
  • The stroller is newborn-friendly, enhancing its extended use as it grows with the baby.

Cons

  • The stroller is not convertible to a double stroller, making it unsuitable for a parent who needs to push more than one kid in one stroller.

Which one is better?

The Bugaboo Fox 3 and the UPPAbaby VISTA 2 strollers are both luxury brands that share almost all features.

The two strollers share the following features:

  • Support the rear and forward-facing positions
  • Have a canopy
  • Available different colors
  • Have all-terrain wheels
  • Have adjustable handlebars with a secure grip
  • Have a self standing fold
  • Have a storage area
  • Have a bassinet
  • They are car-seat compatible, and
  • Are convertible into a newborn stroller.
  • Have a 5-point harness

The difference between the Bugaboo Fox 3 and the UPPAbaby VISTA 2 strollers are the nitty-gritties in their features, including:

  • The VISTA is convertible into a double or triple stroller, but the Bugaboo is only a single stroller.
  • The Bugaboo’s canopy is detachable and available in different colors, but the VISTA canopy is only available in the color of the stroller.
  • The Bugaboo stroller is compatible with many types of car seats, but the UPPAbaby VISTA 2 is only compatible with the MESA Infant car seat.
  • The Bugaboo stroller storage basket has a weight capacity of 22 lbs and the VISTA stroller storage basket has a weight capacity of 30 lbs.
  • The Bugaboo stroller has a weight capacity of 48.5 lbs and the UPPAbaby VISTA 2 has a weight capacity of 50 lbs.
  • The VISTA 2 is more compact than the Bugaboo when folded because the toddler seat is detachable.

Thus, the UPPAbaby VISTA 2 stroller is most suitable for you who need to carry your two kids with one stroller because of its double convertibility and its higher weight capacity.

The Bugaboo Fox 3 stroller is most suitable for you if you only have one baby to stroll with, fancy freedom of choosing your canopy color, and the choice to use different car seats on the stroller, 

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