Best Budget Side By Side Double Strollers

Side-by-side or twin baby strollers are made with two seats next to each other. This type of double baby stroller used to be too wide to go through doorways or store aisles, but most well-made twin strollers are narrower.

This type of stroller usually has a side-by-side design so that both seats can be fully reclined. Side-by-side double strollers for twins also offer the same arm and leg room for both children. Your children can easily interact with each other and see their surroundings better.

Current Best Selling Double Strollers

SaleBestseller No. 1
Baby Trend Sit N Stand Double, Carbon
  • Children can sit in the front and rear seats of this stroller or stand on the rear platform
  • Removable rear seat converts stroller to traditional Sit N Stand. Accepts two infant car seats: Car Seats sold separately
  • One hand fold is fast and easy to use, large basket for storage. Front or back seat sit upright unassisted to 40 inches
SaleBestseller No. 2
Joovy Scooter X2 Double Stroller, Black
  • 30" width-fits through standard doors, accommodates two 45 pounds children (90 pounds total)
  • Recline each seat and adjust each footrest independently of each other
  • One-hand fold, huge basket and canopy, removable bumper bar
SaleBestseller No. 3
Kolcraft Cloud Plus Lightweight Double Stroller -5-Point Safety System, 3-Tier Extended Canopy for UV Protection, Independently Reclining Seats, Easy Fold, Storage Basket, Drink Holder Tray, Red/Black
  • LIGHTWEIGHT -- Travel-friendly lightweight design (only 23 lbs) is perfect for traveling and day trips
  • LARGE CANOPY -- Three-tier, extended canopy for maximum UV protection. A peek-a-boo window so you can easily keep a watchful eye on your baby.
  • RECLINING SEAT -- Reclining seat offers 5-point safety restraint system and accommodates child to 40 pounds per seat
SaleBestseller No. 4
Baby Trend Expedition Double Jogger, Elixer
  • Lockable front swivel wheel for ease of maneuverability and pneumatic bicycle tires
  • Ratcheting shade canopy. Care and Maintenance - To clean the seat pad, use only mild household soap or detergent and warm water on a sponge or clean cloth. Check your stroller for loose...
  • Convenient parent tray with 2 cup holders and a covered storage compartment
Bestseller No. 5
J is for Jeep Brand Scout Double Stroller, Lunar Burgundy
  • Extendable European-style canopies with sun visors; Five-point safety harness with soft shoulder pads and reflective material that ensures you and your children can be seen at night
  • Multi-position reclining seat Parent cup holder
  • Abundant storage includes double rear canopy bags 5.5" wheels with front swivel and suspension system

For the purposes of easy classification, the strollers mentioned here are similar to the double umbrella strollers, which can have almost as many luxury features but are generally lighter weight, fold differently and have separate curved handles. Take a look at those umbrella models for further comparison.

Also, if you’re looking for a product that accommodates two infant car seats for twin newborns, take a look at this amazing collection of strollers for twins. The strollers listed below don’t all take two car seats.

You are going to see a variety of price points for every budget. I’ve included six strollers this year that are evened out: 3 economy picks for $350 and under,  and 3 that are mid-range to luxury priced.

You will also see only the BEST models from not only fantastic reviews from owners who have actually used these strollers but from findings from Consumer Reports as well as honors and awards that have been earned. That meant that in 2018, some strollers had to be deleted because they just weren’t making the grade.

And now, at last, the TOP side-by-side double for siblings of different ages or twin baby strollers. The higher-end products are listed first, or go straight to Economy picks for almost $400 less.

Best Side-by-Side Twin Strollers for 2018

Valco Baby Neo Twin

Valco Baby Neo Twin Double Lightweight All Terrain Stroller (Grey Marle)
  • NEW 2016 Lightweight All Terrain Double Stroller - Weighs 27lbs!
  • 10" Rear & 8" Front Air Tires included for a smooth ride over all types of everyday terrain
  • Includes: Independant full infant recline seats, adjustable footrests, full coverage canopies, 5 point harness, extra airflow rear mesh & magnetic closure mesh peek a boo windows

One of the lighter-weight side-by-side double strollers on the market at only 27 pounds, the Valco Baby Neo Twin has all the features parents want in a high quality, beautifully made product.

You’ll love the tailored fabric on this twin stroller, in gray, dark blue or white, it has tasteful gender-neutral color schemes.

The Neo Twin has two adjustable leg rests and individual full-coverage sun canopies. Keep tabs on the kiddos with large mesh peek-a-boo windows with magnetic flaps. The seats recline to flat and are suitable for newborns, although the Neo Twin takes only one car seat. Car seat adapters are available for Graco, Chicco, Cybex, Nuna, and Maxi Cosi.

It holds each child up to 45 pounds. The narrower width helps with maneuvering through tight spaces. The fold is self-standing and all that beautiful fabric that I mentioned earlier folds up inside the frame so it doesn’t get dirty. With 8″front and 10″ rear air-filled tires, the ride is super smooth. This is considered a double all-terrain stroller, so if you like this type, take a look at more.

Parents love the Neo Twin and recommend this product for the one-handed maneuvering and smooth ride. The large storage basket and oversized canopies are also huge pluses.

Peg Perego Book for Two Baby Stroller

Peg Perego Book for Two Baby Stroller, Atmosphere
  • Made In Italy
  • Travel system with adapters, the Book for Two can accept either one or two Primo Viaggio 4/35 car seats.
  • Very Large, practical and easy loading storage basket with smaller pockets included.

This Peg Perego double stroller is modeled after their popular Book series, using the same fold and features and doubling it for families with two kids. The Book for Two weighs 30.8 pounds and holds each child up to 45 pounds in each seat. Babies 6 months and older can ride, however, both seats can accommodate a Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4/35 car seat with adapters sold separately, as a convenient option for parents of twins, or use one car seat for siblings of different ages.

A 29-inch width is a narrow footprint so you can enter through most doorways and shopping and maneuvering is easy to do. The Book for Two already has rave reviews about the smooth steering and the way it glides over “mommy terrain” such as grass and park mulch. Kids are comfy with independent reclining seats and adjustable leg rests. Full coverage sun canopies give the right amount of protection and have magnetic covers over the large mesh peek-a-boo windows for quiet checking in. A single bumper bar runs across both seats, hinging open for easy ins and outs.

Parents, you get large easy access baskets beneath the seats as well as netted storage pockets behind the seats. No cup holders for kids or parents, though. But the single handle makes it easy for one-handed steering and parents love the innovated one-handed book fold.

Rave reviews are beginning to pour in with consumers remarking about the super smooth ride and push. So far it is getting high praise! Parents like the seats and feel they are very comfortable for their children. They also appreciate lots of storage space.+

Take a look at an official Peg Perego demo video:

Baby Jogger City Mini GT Double Stroller

Baby Jogger 2016 City Mini GT Double Stroller
  • Patented quick fold technology fold your double stroller with one hand
  • 8.5" all terrain non flat tires with front wheel suspension provide a smooth comfortable ride in this tandem stroller
  • Plush padded seat reclines to a near flat position with vented seat top

Doesn’t the GT Double look almost exactly like the City Mini Double? Yes, they look like nearly identical Baby Jogger strollers. But the Baby Jogger City Mini GT Double has a few more enhanced features than the regular City Mini Double. Some of these upgrades include a roomier seat, adjustable height handle, and all-terrain forever air tires that take you over all kinds of surfaces.

The canopies are one inch higher up on the frame, giving taller kids lots of extra headroom. And this stroller is made to handle bigger children! The GT can hold up to 100 pounds! Because of this, it has a higher seatback and from the seat to the footrest is an inch longer than the City Mini. The seat has a bit more padding to support a higher weight limit as well.

Weight-wise, the tires on the GT give the stroller a bit of extra heft. The canopies are pretty much the same as are the safety harnesses and seat recline. While the storage basket and back pocket are both the same, the City Mini GT has an easy-to-use handbrake while the City Mini has a foot brake.

Economy Picks: Side-by-Side Twin Strollers for $350 and less

ZOE Double Travel & Twin Stroller

I’m impressed and amazed at this lightweight double stroller because it weighs only 16 pounds with everything: canopies, wheels, all of it – which is the weight of most single strollers in the lightweight category! Children 6 months and older are recommended and each seat can hold up to 50 pounds. Complete your look with matching or contrasting colors for the wheel caps and shoulder pads, bought bundled as part of the color choices or separately.

Despite the lightweight, you’re not giving up any features. Two full-coverage sun canopies keep your children protected and the padded seats have plenty of headroom and tall seatbacks for growth. A one-handed seat recline gives just the right angle for a rest while padded 5-point safety harnesses snugly secure our passengers. Your little ones also get bumper bars or cup holders and a snack cup; whichever one is needed at the moment to make everybody happy.

Parents, you get plenty of storage from a huge basket beneath the seats to generous pockets behind the seats. You also have a cup holder and a one-piece handle that is high enough for most adults to stroll comfortably. You will love the one-handed easy fold that stands alone, too!

So far the Zoe XL2 v2 is getting very high ratings from consumers who love to take this stroller for traveling. The convenience, light weight, compact size and lots of storage are top the list. Convenient for adults, comfy for kids.

This demo video is very helpful:

Britax Double Stroller

In 2012, Britax answered the call from parents with two and released the B-Agile Double stroller. And has it ever been a success! It has features galore with both parents and children in mind. The B-Agile double is 30½-inches wide, for breezing through most standard doorways. With a carrying capacity of 50 pounds per seat, this sturdy stroller still only weighs 28 pounds. This product accommodates one Britax car seat with included CLICK & GO system.

For the kidlets, an easy strap reline angles each seatback to just the right position. Each seat is roomy enough to allow plenty of room for growth. Huge canopies give excellent sun protection and ventilation. The 5-point safety harnesses have buckles that open with one-touch and the harness adjustment is very easy to do.

Parents, you get an adjustable-height handle with a nifty little spot right in the middle of the handle for very easy turning. The storage basket is huge and you can access it through the sides and the front through the legrest. Two additional storage pockets behind each seat provides more places to put your stuff. And just like the single B-Agile, you’re going to get that fabulous one-handed quick fold.

Positive reviews are pouring in from parents who recommend the Britax B-Agile double stroller for the smooth ride and easy push. The adjustable handle bar and large storage basket are getting high praise, too.

Here is a full demo and review of the Britax B-Agile Double.

Joovy Scooter X2 Double Stroller

Joovy Scooter X2 Double Stroller, Blueberry
  • 30" width-fits through standard doors, accommodates two 45 pounds children (90 pounds total)
  • Recline each seat and adjust each footrest independently of each other
  • One-hand fold, huge basket and canopy, removable bumper bar

The attractive ScooterX2 sports big  7″ front and 9½” rear sealed bearing wheels and has a stylish graphite colored frame. Weighing 32 pounds, it’s about average size for a twin side-by-side stroller. A 30-inch width means that it goes through standard doorways with ease, yet there is lots of room for your kids. Full-sized seats have a one-handed recline that goes nearly flat. Each child has a mesh pocket for storing little snacks or toys.

Like all Joovy strollers, the ScooterX2 boasts bright colors in stain and fade-resistant fabric. The ScooterX2 also has the signature huge ratcheting canopy and an enormous storage basket beneath the seat that will carry all your stuff and then some. Children from 6 months and up can ride and it has a 90-pound total weight limit.

Parents write in with consistently high ratings for the one-handed maneuverability, generous storage basket, and large sun canopy. Parents with twins (over 6 months) also adore the ScooterX2.

The Scooter X2 is a Consumer Reports Recommended Buy and is rated very highly. It has a very good mark for Ease of Use, an excellent mark for Safety and a good mark for Maneuverability. Testers like the large storage basket and other storage options but says the ScooterX2  is heavy and wide and lacks children’s or parent trays.

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