Chicco Viaro Travel System

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We like

Number 1 rated car seat

One hand fold design

Large storage basket

Sleek and sporty design

Easy to clean

Lightweight

We don’t like

No window on the canopy

Heavy when car seat is attached

How it works

If you are having a new baby or adding to the family you know that the list of stuff you need to purchase for your new addition goes on and on. Which means that any product you can find to be versatile will save you a ton of money and time. The Chicco Viaro Travel System is a sporty, sleek, versatile, and adaptive combo.

Specifically, it will allow the busy on the go parent to save some of their precious time and money. This travel system includes the KeyFit 30 infant car seat that is highly rated by Chicco and a sport 3-wheel stroller that plenty of parents love. Plus all of the additional features make this travel system insanely convenient; easy to use, safe, and functional. This product is just  a total no brainer buy for any parent.

Design

Design

The Viaro Travel System has so many innovative and unique design features:

The Stroller has a light and easy to maneuver aluminum frame, a sporty and useful design with 3 wheels which allows the stroller to be used as a jogger, includes the number 1 rated KeyFit 30 car seat, has a seat that reclines to different positions and an adjustable canopy to match the recline, a lap tray for your child that features two good-sized cup holders, a tray at the handles of the stroller to hold your goodies and two more cup holders, the handles are padded for comfortable and easy pushing, the front wheel is able to swivel and has suspension for a smooth ride and easy moving, the wheel brakes are sensitive enough to be set with a tap of your toe, and it also has a very large and spacious basket that can be accessed from both the front and behind of the stroller.

The KeyFit 30 infant car seat has a foot base that is adjustable to make sure the seat is at the correct angle, a level indicator so you can easily know that the seat is at the right angle, a tightener latch that ensures your child is secured, a head and body support that is removable, a canopy that is removable, harness with 5-points and an easy one-pull tightening system, the shell is lined with foam to provide added protection against impact, a smooth and ridge free underside to protect your car's seat and the stroller, and a convenient carrying handle with a grip.
Materials

Materials

Both the stroller and the car seat are designed with the same type of fabric material, which is soft but still sturdy and durable. The frame of the stroller is a light aluminum metal which lasts a long time without adding unnecessary weight to the stroller. The car seat has a base that is mostly made from plastic and padded fabric. The material used on both the stroller and car seat is JPMA approved and has been tested for any chemicals or flame retardants.
Capacity

Capacity

The stroller is designed and intended for use by children who are from 0 to 50 lbs. In weight and the car seat is intended for use by infants who are between 4 and 30 pounds in weight and up to 30 inches tall. When using this stroller your child’s weight will have a large impact on how maneuverable this product is.
Safety

Safety

The KeyFit 30 infant car seat is the number one rated car seat for infants in safety, the stroller included in the Viaro Travel System is not lacking in safety either. Some of the safety features include a 3 wheel design which encourages stability, added suspensions for smooth safe rides, chest and lap harness to ensure your child is secure, and wheel locks when you want the stroller to be parked. As for the car seat, some of the safety features are a harness with 5 points, a level indicator to ensure your car seat is at the right angle, a head and body support for newborns that can be removed, and a shell liner with foam designed to absorb impact. The Viaro Travel System adheres to JPMA standards and is loved by parents for its overall safety.
Durability

Durability

The Viaro Travel System was designed to be durable and last you as long as you will need. The stroller has an aluminum frame which is very sturdy and durable but not too heavy. The fabric and padding used on the stroller are all easy to clean and made from premium material which makes it durable in weather and for lots of use. The storage compartment on the bottom is made from a sturdy vinyl and mesh material which is sturdy enough to hold your belongings like a diaper bag, purse, or whatever else you might have. The plastic lap tray and parent tray are designed to be easy to clean and very thick and durable plastic. The wheels are foam and plastic which will allow them to be fairly durable. As for the car seat, most of the fabric is removable for easy cleaning and it is all made form high-quality and durable material that has been tested. The base is designed with mostly plastic and padded fabric. Overall this travel system is made from quality materials and is durable enough to last you plenty of uses.
Ease of Use

Ease of Use

The simple and intuitive design of the Viaro Travel System makes it very easy to use. It was designed with a simple one-hand fold feature which allows the stroll to be free-standing while it is quickly folded so you can easily store it or move it. The wheel locks were also designed to be very sensitive so all it takes to set them is a slight tap of the toe. With all of the spaces to hold drinks and other stuff, this stroller has a lot of use. The car seat is also very easy to attach to the stroller and to install in your vehicle. Overall this travel system simplifies your outings with your little one to make traveling a breeze.
Maintenance

Maintenance

The Viaro Travel System is easy to maintain and clean so your little one is also in a comfy, clean, and safe place when on the go. The fabric on the car seat is mostly removable and can be machine washed, hand washed, or spot cleaned. The canopy on the car seat is also removable and is best to be hand washed with a mild soap and water. The stroller canopy is not specified as removable, but could easily be spot cleaned if necessary. The seat itself on the stroller is not removable but the padding is easily detached and can be machine washed, hand washed, or spot cleaned. The frame of the stroller and car seat can easily be cleaned with a non toxic antibacterial wipe or cleaner. The lap tray and parent tray on the stroller can be removed and ran through a dishwasher or simply cleaned by hand with water. The underneath storage container can also easily be cleaned in case of spills. The actual stroller and car seat should not require maintenance on the parts or pieces attached, but replacement parts can be ordered through Chicco.
Comfort

Comfort

The Viaro Travel System has many features to ensure both parent comfort and child comfort. For parents, the padded push bar is comfortable on your hands and the tray with cup holders is very comfortable and convenient to keep your essentials in reach. The infant car seat also has a carrying bar with a comfortable grip to make maneuvering it easy and simple. As for your little one, the KeyFit 30 car seat has a very comfortable padded seat to keep your little one safe, secure, and cozy when on the go. The removable head support for newborns is designed to keep their little bodies in the correct position so that they stay comfortable. The stroller itself has a padded and comfy seat with a lap tray so your little one can have a drink, snack, or toy easily within reach to minimize any whining. The stroller also has a padded legs rest and a spot for your child's feet to sit when they are tall enough. Overall this travel system is incredibly comfortable for both parents and children so that going out can be enjoyable and easy for everyone.
Versatility

Versatility

The versatility of this travel system is also undeniable, with its easy to fold design and compact size when folded you can easily take your stroller anywhere you go, in the car, or on a plane. The car seat is versatile because it is the perfect way to get your child from the car to the stroller in a supported and easy way. The 3 wheel design allows the stroller to be used on any surface comfortably and you can even jog with it. The reclining seat also allows for your child to have options in how they sit or recline, and with the canopy you don’t have to be worried about weather ruining your adventure.
Portability

Portability

The Viaro Travel System has an easy one-hand fold design and compact size so that it can be easily taken with you anywhere. The infant car seat has a comfortable carrying handle so that you can move it with ease. This travel system is easy to bring with you on trips or local adventures thanks to its smart design. Overall parents who love this travel system especially love the portability of it compared to other travel systems.
Sizing

Sizing

The actual dimensions of the Viaro stroller when assembled are 38" x 25.5" x 41.25", when folded up they are 13.5" x 25.5" x 33.25" and the stroller weighs 18 pounds. The KeyFit 30 car seat actual dimensions are 22" x 17" x 24" and it weighs about 9.5 pounds without the base. Basically, this means that when using the car seat attached to the stroller it will weigh about 27 pounds, but is still easily maneuvered. When folded up the stroller is very compact and would easily fit in with other luggage or in the back of a typical car. This travel system is actually a great size compared to other travel systems and is fairly light and compact.
Price Range

Price Range

For a travel system, the Viaro combo is very reasonably priced and definitely worth every penny you spend. Having the number one rated car seat in America and a sleek, sporty, versatile stroller all for a great price is amazing. This travel system is easily a fantastic investment for a family looking for a safe, reliable, durable, and useful system. Such quality and well-reviewed product at such a reasonable price make the Viaro Travel System even more appealing.

Conclusion

The Chicco Viaro Travel System which includes a Viaro stroller and a KeyFit 30 infant car seat is truly a great combination for any family. The overall safety of the car seat and stroller is incredible with features like a 5 point harness, removable head and body support, easy wheel locks, and lap and chest harness you can use these products without fear for your child. The easy to use design is also great for a busy on the go parent, with the one hand fold feature and compact size. It also has a ton of amazing storage options like the child lap tray and parent tray and the underneath huge storage basket. Both the stroller and car seat were also designed to be easy to clean and maintain by either removing the fabric and washing it or simply spot cleaning it. The bottom line about the Chicco Viaro Travel System is that it is a smart investment for any family considering that it is a good price and has a lot of unbeatable safety and versatility features and is made with such care and quality that it will last you a long time.
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