Chicco Cortina Together Double Stroller is known as the first double stroller which accepts 2 of the 1-rated Keyfit or Keyfit 30 infant car-seats from Chicco.
This unit applies the same easy click-in attachment as the Keyfit seats, and it accommodates a car seat in both front and rear seats allowing the families to easily travel together with either 2 infants, a toddler and an infant, or 2 small toddlers.
Why Choosing Chicco Cortina Together Double Stroller?
Having Chicco Cortina Together Double Stroller allows you to carry your two children comfortably for a walk around the neighborhood as well as when shopping. Besides of giving yourself a comfort of not having to carry everything in hand, the baby can also feel the comfort of riding in when you are busy picking groceries.
The seats of this stroller is adequately padded which is important if you need to carry infants with it. You wouldn’t want the baby to jiggle during the ride, especially when he/she is asleep. As for carrying the baby when he is sleeping, you can rely on the rear seat of this stroller which has a full recline.
The fully reclined seat is also aimed for bassinet enclosure as well as to accept additional car seat. The frame of the stroller is made of sleek and modern anodized aluminum with a unique tubing profile which explains why it is 15% lighter than most double strollers.
Reasons to Choose Chicco Cortina Together Double Stroller for Your Children
Some other features use can be benefited of are: the zipper accessible basket that you can reach anything you keep inside even though the seat is fully reclined; the one-hand activated fold which allows the unit to stand alone when folded; the suspension of all wheels which make the unit easily maneuvered; one-touch linked rear brake for an easy stop; 5-point harness in each seat for safety; free-standing flat fold, the height-adjustable handle, adjustable and removable canopies, along with interchangeable arm-bar, kids cup-holders and parents tray also with cup-holders as well as storage compartment.
Parents definitely like the unit as it stands alone when it is folded. This is actually a nice feature considering many stroller units require difficult procedure to fold and unfold. However, the sun shades of this unit are rather small and flimsy and you have to change their positions first to have the unit well-folded.
And although it is claimed to be 15% lighter than most double strollers, this one is actually heavy but still to the acceptable level as a double stroller should be. You can easily put the car seat in the front or back seat and it would click in place just fine without straps or any other attachments.
The cup-holders at the front seat also add convenience to this stroller that a two year old can easily climb in and out of the front seat on his/her own for their drinks.
The fully reclined seat is also a great feature, unfortunately the front seat can only recline minimally and even doesn’t reline at all with the car seat at the back. The huge under-seat basket will even give you the benefit of storing any babies necessities.
When the rear seat is in full recline you can also reach the zipper compartment to get anything you need from it. This is also a nice feature as some strollers may also have large compartment but not all of them can be easily accessed when you need to get a thing out of it.
Compared the old single Cortina, this zipper compartment is an advancement feature. A user who used to own this unit mentioned that it was always and issue to get in to the storage compartment when her baby was sleeping on the seat. So it is good to know that Chicco have thought about this feature.
As for the multi-position handle, couples or spouses with different height can also be benefited by this feature. Just adjust the handle according to your weight and you can easily push your kids with the stroller.
The steering this unit around the house is also a very fun activity to perform thanks to the nice large wheels which seem handy to face any kinds of surface.
Even on a rough surface I believe kids will feel comfortable during the ride in this stroller as the seat pad and large wheels do a really great job during the trip.
Honestly saying, this is actually not my favorite type of stroller although the features seem to be nice enough for a double stroller.
I have already fallen for Kolcraft Contours Options Tandem Stroller which allows different seat positioning for your children. Both Chicco Cortina and Kolcraft Contours can take the weight of 40 lbs on each seat.
But Kolcraft costs slightly cheaper than the unit, plus I think it has nicer design.