#Dadapproved – City Mini GT Double vs. City Mini Double

I am asked daily what I think about the Baby Jogger City Mini Double/City Mini GT Double stroller. So, today that’s what I want to talk about…

The City Mini and City Mini GT double (and even the single for that matter) are probably the most popular strollers out there. It’s the only stroller my Husband has every had an opinion on (other than being pissed I bought another one, ha!). He referred to our City Mini as the “Road Warrior”. It got this name because my he thought it could handle anything and everything…. He would fill it up with groceries, pack it with toys to take to the park or stick B in there and wheel him around the condo to get him to nap. By far, his favorite feature was the fold. You pull the strap that says “PULL” and it folds in a second. Doesn’t get much easier than that! He loathes folding strollers, so, that pretty much sealed the deal. #dadapproved

My two absolute favorite features on the City Mini GT Double were the insanely large canopy & near flat recline. When you are out with two littles, you NEED those options available. My least favorite feature? The basket. Small and incredibly hard to access. You know how I feel about this….

 Anyways, below is a list to compare the two. Hope this helps someone in their search for the perfect double stroller!

City Mini Double :

Price: $449.99

One step flat fold

Flat Recline

Huge Canopy

8” Front swivel wheels (they can also lock if needed)

5 point harness

Car Seat compatible with the purchase of adapter

Suitable from birth

Combined weight limit: 100 lbs

Stroller Weight: 26.6 lbs

Seat Back Height: 19.25”

Head Height: 23″

City Mini GT Double:

Price: $579.99

One step flat fold (although I feel you need to yank it a little more with the GT)

Flat recline

Huge Canopy

All Terrain Wheels

Front swivel wheels (they can also lock if needed)

5 point harness

Adjustable handlebar

Hand Brake

Car seat compatible with the purchase of adapter

Suitable From Birth

Combine Weight Limit: 100 lbs

Stroller Weight: 32.5 lbs

Seat Back Height: 21’’

Head Height: 26″

If your kids are on the taller side and you are a family that spends a lot of time outdoors, or maybe you live in Chicago like we do and have to deal ridiculous never ending snow storms… the City Mini GT Double is probably your best option… or, maybe you need a light, everyday double stroller that can be your “Road Warrior”? I would point you in the direction of the City Mini Double. Either way, you can’t really go wrong with these two. There is a reason they are the most popular strollers out there…

One thought on “#Dadapproved – City Mini GT Double vs. City Mini Double

  1. monica says:

    Thanks for this very helpful review, as well as your review on the Summit X3 Double. I currently have Summit X3 single and am looking to buy a double stroller. I am leaning towards the Summit X3 Double, but am also tempted by the City Mini GT Double. I am wondering if the Summit is much bigger than the City Mini? I know it’s only 4 lbs more and 2 inches wider, but wondering how much bigger it feels. Could the Summit be a good stroller for everyday as well as jogging? Any advice on how to choose? Thank you!!


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