Joovy Kooper Stroller Review: A Lightweight Stroller that’s Popular With Parents

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Joovy Kooper Stroller Review: A Lightweight Stroller that's Popular With Parents

I don’t believe I have ever begun a product review by complaining about the product. While I strive to be objective and straight to the point, I also try to be kind. The following review is a change of pace. I am still being kind but I must tell you that the Joovy Kooper has a problem.

The problem with the Kooper, in my opinion is that it is not an umbrella stroller. It’s still compared to umbrellas. It’s also not a standard-sized walker. Parents, Kooper stroller owners, who contributed to this review, whether or not they knew it, have identified a new product type. The Kooper is a great looking stroller that is lightweight, stable, and safe. The Kooper isn’t as lightweight or compact as umbrella strollers and doesn’t have all the bells and whistles you would find in standard strollers. Joovy apparently designed the Kooper to meet parents’ needs. Perhaps I was too quick, but there’s nothing wrong with the Joovy Kooper. Let’s have a closer look.

Joovy built the Kooper using all-aluminum tubing. It has a large canopy that can either be adjusted for maximum visibility or protection.

The unique wheel system is what makes the Kooper stroller so special. The Kooper stroller has four large, pneumatic wheels that can be taken out for storage and transport. Even though the Kooper is bigger than umbrella strollers it can be folded into a small size that’s perfect for travel.

The multi-position seat recline is another feature that allows the Kooper stand out from its competitors. This functionality is rare. Parents can adjust the recline angle by simply adjusting the strap behind the seat.


It’s easy to fold

Store and transport are simple

Your child will be protected from the sun, wind, and rain with great protection

Who is using this stroller for?

Parents who value stability, comfort, and compactness

Parents who are looking for a product that can be used easily by their children

Parents who are willing and able to pay more for higher quality products

What works well?


Huge canopy

Movable wheels

What isn’t working well?

There is no automatic locking mechanism that will keep the folded stroller safe.

The handles of the Kooper stroller the best umbrella stroller are not adjustable in height

The Joovy Kooper is 18 pounds. This umbrella stroller is a bit heavy.

Why would you want to buy the Kooper

If you are looking for a sturdy stroller, this is the stroller for you.

If you are looking for a stroller that is as portable as a standard-sized stroller but with the same comfort, the Kooper stroller is your best choice.

If you are looking for a stroller that looks great, Kooper is the right choice.

Why you shouldn’t buy the Kooper

If you are looking for an ultra-light and compact umbrella stroller, this stroller is not the right one.

If you don’t want standard-sized features like a child tray, cup holders, and/or a large under-seat storage bag, you shouldn’t buy this stroller.

You might also be interested in these strollers

Maclaren Volo-The Maclaren Volo umbrella stroller is well-built and manufactured by a high-quality stroller manufacturer. The Volo is similar to the Joovy Kooper and features a reclining seat.

Maclaren Techno XLR – In addition to its many great features, the Techno XLR can be used with a variety of infant car seat models.

The Graco Ipo stroller has many great features. The price is what sets the IPO apart. The IPO is less expensive than many umbrella strollers – it’s a great deal.


Although the Joovy Kooper may not be as lightweight as an umbrella stroller, it is much safer and more maneuverable. The Kooper does not have as many features as standard-sized strollers but it is lighter and more compact than standard-sized strollers. The Stroller Shop loves Joovy products. We recommend the Kooper for parents looking to upgrade their stroller category from ‘umbrella-like’ to’standard’.