Maclaren Triumph Stroller Review

Maclaren Triumph Stroller Review

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8.8

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Welcome to the Daddy.Guide’s Maclaren Triumph Stroller Review. If you’re looking for safety, practicality, durability and quality all in one, then consider this umbrella stroller as one of your better options. Lots of good stuff regarding this stroller AND it won’t entirely kill your budget. It’s fairly priced and you don’t have to worry about it breaking down on you. It has a lifetime warranty… nice one, Maclaren, we love it!

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Assembly

Ships fully assembled! No hassle, no assembly, no nada!

The Look

The sporty and stylish look of the Maclaren Triumph comes in Black/Charcoal, Cardinal/Charcoal (see main image), Medieval Blue/Silver, Highland Green/Grey Dawn and in Plum/Grey Dawn.

In case you want to get a little more creative, you can choose from a variety of Maclaren seat liners for your seat padding as well.  Check out images below for the 5 color options.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ease of opening and Closing

Opening this baby up can take a little practice. But once you’ve got it down, it’s designed to be a one-hand process (you just have to get over the learning curve).  Over time I’m now able to break this thing down with 1 hand while holding my 4 month old in the other.  I have the patience level of my 2 year old in case that’s a point of reference for you (I’m kidding, but not really).

There is also an automatic lock on the side that holds the frame in place once it’s folded and it also comes with a  built-in shoulder carry strap similar to the Summer Infant 3D Lite Convenience Stroller.

Maclaren Triumph Stroller Review

Functionality

Aside from meeting the highest safety standards in the world, the Maclaren Triumph boasts 5 inch wheels that enable a smooth ride and also give you the option of locking your front wheels for a safe ride when the road gets bumpy. Keep in mind, however, the Triumph, is not made for anything too adventurous. (This is not an all terrain stroller.) But, it will certainly manage the occasional bump on the road, or as I call it, ‘the parking lot at Daycare’.

The lightweight aluminum frame of the Triumph can support up to 55 pounds, which is more than most umbrella strollers of this size, which usually support between 30 and 40 pounds.  Nicely done Maclaren!  It also offers 2 reclining positions, which is far superior to many umbrella strollers that don’t recline at all.

Here’s the trade off, you’re paying a bit more for the Maclaren Triump vs. some of the other umbrella models.  You have to decide if you’d rather pay a little extra for a quality stroller that lasts longer (up to 55 lbs) rather than paying for a less expensive one and have to run to the store when your child no longer fits.   Here’s a case of “you get what you pay for.”

***theDaddy.Guide TIP*** The Triumph is for babies starting at 6 months.  If you want an umbrella stroller that has the capacity for a newborn and you want to stay within the Maclaren family, other options such as the  Maclaren Quest or the Maclaren Mark II can be used for newborns up until 35 months (55 pounds).  Both these models come with the “Newborn Safety System” to position the smallest passengers for comfort and safety, with an adjustable neck support.

Features

  • High-Strength lightweight aluminum frame with carrying strap
  • Multi-position reclining seatMaclaren Triumph Stroller Review
  • Removable, machine washable seatMaclaren Triumph Stroller Review
  • Storage basket under seat
  • Ergonomic foam handlesMaclaren Triumph Stroller Review
  • Water resistant removable sun canopy
  • Lockable front swivel wheels
  • Adjustable 5-point safety harness for your growing child’s needs
  • Foot operated linked parking brakes
  • Self-service replaceable parts
  • Includes wind-resistant rain coverMaclaren Triumph Stroller Review
  • JPMA certified (Safest in its class)

Specs

Stroller weight: 13.6 lbs
Weight limit: 55 lbs
Folded dimensions: 13″H x 11″W x 41″L
Handle bar height: 41″
Seat to canopy height: 28″
Wheels: 5″
Overall length: 23.5″
Overall width: 17.5″

Warranty

Maclaren provides LIFETIME warranty from the original date of purchase.  You have to be the original owner.

Where to buy

You can purchase the Maclaren Triumph stroller on Amazon. Prices slightly vary depending on the color but here are the options:

Maclaren Triumph Colors/Prices:

***Daddy Suggestion***

Check out the  Maclaren cup holder which can be found on Amazon for $19.59!

Maclaren Triumph Stroller Review

 

Thanks for taking the time to review the Maclaren Triumph Stroller at theDaddy.Guide!. We hope to make you lives a bit easier, one product at a time!

Good

  • Quality build
  • Waterproof canopy
  • Lightweight (10.8 lbs)
  • Machine washable seat
  • Rain cover included
  • Four wheel suspension
  • Lifetime Warranty!

Bad

  • No adjustable handlebars or hood
  • No peekaboo window
  • Does not have an adjustable leg rest
  • Sun canopy cannot be extended to fully cover your child
  • Storage basket is an average size (Not exactly a “shopping basket” as advertised)
  • Wheels touch fabric when folded, which can make it dirty
8.8

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