If you’re looking for a quality, comfortable double pram that offers tall seats and is suitable for newborns AND has a super quick and easy fold then the city tour 2 Double and city mini GT2 Double are probably sitting at the top of your list.
The big question is – which one is right for you?
Despite looking quite similar when looking at images online the differences between them become much more obvious when you see them in person. They are very different sized prams.
What do they have in common?
They do have a lot of common features that make them very popular choices for parents looking for the best side by side double prams. They both:
- Seats are approved for newborns when fully reclined.
- One handed strap recline
- Offer the option of one or two bassinets.
- Exceptionally tall seats.
- Have a super simple fold mechanism.
- Adjustable footrest/calf support.
- Peekaboo windows on the canopy.
How are they different?
Where the city mini GT2 Double is a full sized, full featured, double pram, with roomy seats, all wheel suspension, quality rubber wheels and really designed to be used all day every day, the city tour 2 Double is super lightweight and is one of the narrowest and most compact double prams on the market.
They key differences also can be seen in the dimensions and also the price point.
|tour 2 Double||mini GT2 Double|
|Price||RRP $749||RRP $1299|
|Weight Limit||15kgs per seat||22kgs per seats|
|Folded Dimensions||63 x 66.5 x 25cm||81.5 x 77.5 x 34cm|
Why Choose The City Tour 2 Double?
The city tour 2 Double is the perfect compact stroller for quick trips around the shopping centres and for walking when you’re mainly sticking to footpaths and other sealed surfaces. We love that the city tour 2 Double is narrow, compact and lightweight – however this does mean it has little wheels that won’t handle bumps very well, it has narrow seats and only has a weight limit of 15kgs per seat.
But it is a great option if you’re looking for a little stroller to keep in the car boot (leaving you plenty of space in the car for groceries, or school bags etc) or a zippy little stroller that doesn’t take up the whole footpath. In fact, the Tour 2 Double is so narrow there are wider single strollers.
Why Choose the City Mini GT2 Double?
The city mini GT2 Double will get you anywhere you need to go – gravel, grass, dirt tracks – it’s going to be a great everyday walking pram. And while it is definitely bigger than the city tour 2 Double, the GT2 Double is still a pretty compact full sized double pram when folded down.
The city mini GT2 Double boasts some of the biggest double pram seats, with the one of the highest weight limts, on the market and because the pram itself is pretty substantial it would be comfortable to push with siblings of different ages. Whereas the tour 2 Double you will feel the weight difference if you have a newborn in one side and a toddler in the other.
There is no right or wrong answer here, they are both great options, but there are definitely compromises with both. The question is which features are more important to you – light and compact, or big seats and all terrain? Because unfortunately logic (and physics?) dictate that you can’t have both.
If these aren’t exactly what you’re looking for, check out my Baby Jogger city select 2 review.