A year and a half ago, when I posted my review of the Combi City Savvy, I had only been using the stroller for a couple of months. So I thought it was time to update my review to say I’ve come to hate it.
The positive attributes remain the same, but the negative ones have become magnified over the course of time. I hate the twisted straps – not to mention the fact that the connectors have slipped apart so that there were a few times when Alex wasn’t strapped in at all. I hate the tiny little basket, which is essentially useless. And I hate the short canopy, which is also almost useless in our hot Southern California weather. I dread the thought of using the Combi even more than the thought of using the Graco Quattro when Tyler outgrows his infant car seat.
Yet I know I’m going to want a decent compact stroller for brief trips. The Metrolite takes up a decent amount of room in our sedan’s trunk, so I’m really torn. I’ve heard good things about Maclarens but don’t want to spend over $100, which also rules out Peg Peregos, another brand my friends rave about. I might just continue using the Combi, but I won’t be happy about it!