Graco Stylus LX Travel System Review



Reviewers like the fit and safety of the car seat and say the stroller affords passengers a cool and comfortable ride. This travel system comes with the Stylus stroller, SnugRide 30 infant car seat, and base.

Stylish and sturdy are the terms used in Graco Stylus LX Travel System reviews at sites such as Walmart. Users like the stroller's one-handed fold and its fully reclining seat, as well as the calming, gender-neutral colors that are repeated on the car seat. Parents and caregivers further note that the stroller and car seat fabric is exceptionally soft and young passengers seem comfortable and content. Travel system reviews at Toys R Us largely agree and add that the stroller handles well and glides smoothly. One parent writes that the two front wheels on the Graco Stylus LX are a notable improvement over the four-wheel design found on many baby buggies. Another reports that the canopies of the car seat and stroller align perfectly when the seat is in the stroller, thus making an effective screen against inclement weather.

Still, grumbles about one thing or another occasionally show up in Graco Stylus LX Travel System reviews. For example, some users say the storage basket seems flimsy and is hard to access when the seat is all the way down. A few others consider the stroller to be heavy and bulky.

This travel system comes with the Graco Stylus LX stroller (starting at $244, Amazon), the SnugRide 30 car seat, and a base. The car seat accommodates children up to 30 pounds and, with the base, is LATCH compatible. The car seat weighs 7.5 pounds, as does the base, and contains energy-absorbing foam. The stroller weighs 26 pounds and holds toddlers up to 50 pounds. Both the car seat and stroller are outfitted with a 5-point harness, which can be converted to a 3-point setup on the latter when the child is big enough. The stroller's front wheels swivel for easy maneuverability but can be locked in a forward position for stability. It's engineered with a one-hand gravity fold and comes with a height-adjustable handle, parent tray and two cupholders, and a removable infant body support; the seat reclines in multiple positions until it's all the way down.

The budget price, solid build, and good performance of the Graco Stylus LX Travel System handily meet the needs and expectations of adult users. The kids seem happy, too -- and we know how much that's worth.

Raechel Conover

Raechel Conover is a freelance writer whose work has appeared on Yahoo, blogs, and other websites. She's a self-confessed shopaholic and frugal mom, always scouring the sale and clearance racks for deals and taking full advantage of free community activities and events with her husband and young sons.

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