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Best New Strollers: Spring 2013

With a new year comes a new batch of amazing strollers to fit the needs of many parents. The search is on for Babble’s Best Strollers of 2013 (out later this year), and to start, we’ve already scouted some that have just hit the market this spring.

Whether you are looking for a lightweight travel stroller or one that can grow with your baby, we’ve got you covered. Check out the newest strollers to hit the stores this season!

And for our overall picks, check out our top strollers of 2013!

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  • Babble’s Best Strollers of Spring 2013 1 of 13
    Babble's Best Strollers of Spring 2013
    Take a look at our favorite strollers to hit the market this spring!
  • Phil & Teds Smart 2 of 13
    Phil & Teds Smart
    Phil & Teds is giving city parents a (new and improved) "Smart" solution for strollers.

    Perfect for: Parents living in the city who love to stand out.

    Highlights: Phil & Teds listened to their customers' advice and went out to improve their Smart stroller. They have made the seat softer and wider, while making the stroller frame small enough to fit through a subway gate. With the new "color it your way" option, you can pick from over 200 color combinations for your stroller.

    Age/weight: Birth to 44 lbs.

    Get it from Phil & Teds, $279.99
  • Maclaren BMW Buggy 3 of 13
    Maclaren BMW Buggy
    Known for their lightweight strollers, Maclaren's newest Object of Design Stroller is very sophisticated.

    Perfect for: Anyone who loves luxurious cars and wants to give their baby the same.

    Highlights: Weighing in at only 12.4 pounds, this stroller gives you all of the ease and maneuverability of Maclaren's strollers, with the luxurious features of a BMW. It has a multi-position recline and padded seat liner for extra comfort. The BMW logo details on both the harness buckle and the wheels give it even more of a sophisticated look.

    Age/weight: 6 months to 55 lbs.

    Get it from Maclaren, $385
  • Joovy Groove Ultralight 4 of 13
    Joovy Groove Ultralight
    The Joovy Groove has a new, lighter counterpart!

    Perfect for: Parents who love the Joovy Groove but want something that weighs a little bit less.

    Highlights: The new Groove Ultralight weighs in at 12.4 pounds, which is over 4 pounds less than the original Joovy Groove. It still has all of the same great features as the Groove, such as the unlimited recline — just without the weight.

    Age/weight: 3 months to 55 lbs.

    Available in April for $199.99
  • Baby Jogger Summit X3 5 of 13
    Baby Jogger Summit X3
    A stroller that knows no limits!

    Perfect for: The parent that loves adventure and wants their child to join in on the fun.

    Highlights: An all-wheel independent suspension makes this stroller unlike any other one on the market. The hand brake gives you better control when you need it and the remote front wheel lock helps give ease on those nice long runs. This stroller has everything that a parent needs to take it on any terrain.

    Age/weight: 12 months to 75 lbs.

    Get it from Baby Jogger, $429.99
  • Bugaboo Buffalo 6 of 13
    Bugaboo Buffalo
    A Bugaboo that's ready to discover the world.

    Perfect for: The parent that loves their Bugaboo Cameleon but wants to take it somewhere more adventurous.

    Highlights: The Buffalo looks similar to the Cameleon but has so many more great features that we love. From the fact that we can fold it all in one piece to being able to take it on nearly any terrain, this stroller is amazing.

    Age/weight: Newborn to 50 lbs.

    Available now in select countries.
  • Combi Catalyst 7 of 13
    Combi Catalyst
    Combi's newest stroller grows with your baby.

    Perfect for: The parent that wants to buy one stroller from infancy to toddlerhood.

    Highlights: With a variety of color options and multiple configurations, this stroller is a great option for any parent. It can be used as a travel system and is compatible with many Combi, Chicco, and Graco infant car seats.

    Age/weight: Birth to 50 lbs.

    Get it from Toys R Us, $379.99
  • Stokke Crusi 8 of 13
    Stokke Crusi
    Stokke's newest stroller can adapt for one baby or two.

    Perfect for: Any parent who wants to buy a stroller with a second-seat option.

    Highlights: With Stokke's signature stroller style of having your child closer to you so that you can explore together while on your stroll, the Crusi gives you so many options for your child. The seat can easily be forward- or rear-facing and reclines in multiple positions. If you have an older child, simply install the second seat and be on your way!

    Age/weight: Birth to 45 lbs.

    Get it from Stokke, $1249.99
  • Mountain Buggy MB Mini 9 of 13
    Mountain Buggy MB Mini
    Mountain Buggy's lightest stroller ever!

    Perfect for: The city dweller who is always on the go.

    Highlights: Weighing only 17.5 pounds, Mountain Buggy has given so many reasons for parents looking for lightweight strollers to buy the MB Mini. It features a new wheel technology that is great for the city terrain and requires very little maintenance. The new one-handed fold makes it easy for parents to get on the bus or up and down those subways stairs in no time!

    Age/weight: Birth to 45 lbs.

    Get it from Mountain Buggy, $349.99
  • Stokke Scoot 10 of 13
    Stokke Scoot
    A new, lighter option from Stokke.
    Perfect for: Parents who love their Stokke Xplory but want a lightweight option.

    Highlights: Although it has a compact frame, the Scoot gives you and your child many options. It can be forward- or rear-facing and has four different reclined positions. It weighs in at 23 pounds, so not as light as many compact strollers, but it also comes with more options than those as well.

    Age/weight: Birth to 45 lbs.

    Get it from Stokke, $699.99
  • Chicco Liteway PLUS 11 of 13
    Chicco Liteway PLUS
    The new Chicco Liteway PLUS converts from an infant car seat carrier to a toddler seat in an instant!

    Perfect for: Parents who want a lightweight travel system that will grow with their baby.

    Highlights: Adding a car seat carrier to a stroller has never been so easy. The forward-folding stroller allows you to attach the Chicco Keyfit within a matter of seconds. It even features a 5-position recline and a carry strap to hold when it's folded.

    Age/weight: Birth to 50 lbs.

    Get it from Toys R Us, $179.99
  • Nuna Pepp 12 of 13
    Nuna Pepp
    Nuna, a brand known for their innovative bouncer, the Leaf, is bringing its sleek and sophisticated look to strollers.

    Perfect for: Parents with their hands full.

    Highlights: The first stroller from Nuna can easily fold flat, open up, and be pushed with only one hand.

    Age/weight: Birth to 50 lbs.

    Available for purchase on May 1 for $299.00
  • Chicco Echo 13 of 13
    Chicco Echo
    A brighter and lighter option from Chicco.

    Perfect for: Parents that are on the go and love a little pop of color in their life.

    Highlights: This Echo comes in a variety of colors to make you stand out while running errands or off on adventures with baby. The four different reclined positions can be achieved with only one hand. The European wheels give it a little bit of a sleeker look while you stroll down the street.

    Age/weight: Birth to 33 lbs.

    Get it from Target, $99.99

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