Britax B-Ready Stroller Second Seat Review
Do you have the Britax B-Ready Stroller and have been using it as a single? You have the second baby coming and you are not quite sure how it will perform as a double stroller? Well, my daughter was in the same kind of dilemma. She was actually considering going for a double stroller in its merit as opposed to converting the Britax B-ready into a double. I wasn’t comfortable at how they have been throwing money away of late. She’s a single mother after her husband passed on.
So, I convinced her to let me do some research over available strollers she can get. All this while I was comparing these doubles I encountered in my research to how the Britax B-ready would perform as a double. There was actually very little difference –if any. In fact, I was more convinced of the advantages of getting the second seat to make the Britax a double. Partly, it was because –obviously- she had a stroller already! It only needed upgrading. Second, the seat had amazing features for the baby; well on the way.
Eventually, she was convinced and got the Britax B-Ready Stroller Second Seat. It was even better in real. It performed amazingly in terms of installing and comfort for the baby. My daughter confessed to loving the upgrade. So, she convinced me to write a review that would help other mothers like her make the right choices. This review should help you find a great stroller as well as learn all you need to know about the Britax B-ready stroller second seat before purchasing.
Features of the Britax B-Ready Stroller Second Seat
The Britax b-ready is a loveable stroller as single. I can say for sure it’s a great buggy when upgraded to a double. The second seat for this stroller makes it a beauty. The seat is high quality, light and comes with lots of safety features. It certainly comes with premium features only found in expensive stroller seats. Here are some of the outstanding features for the Britax b-ready stroller second seat if you are looking to upgrade.
Easy to Install
You would expect to try a single to a double to be quite a pain. Britax B-Ready Stroller Second Seat actually performs well in terms of ease for everything. Now, after getting the second seat, it yet outperforms itself in its easy of installing this second seat.
The seat fixes securely in place above the first seat. The stroller doesn’t look any awkward with the second seat in place. In fact, the only problem most parents experience – I read this during my research – is that the first kids are usually reluctant to move to the lower seat to give way to the newborn above.
But, this is a problem that can be easily handled by continuous persuasion. A mother should know how to handle that situation there well.
Accepts a Variety of Infant Car Seats
The thing I loved about the Britax b-ready second seat is the fact that it accepts a variety of car seat brands. This high level of compatibility speaks volumes about its quality.
You will probably use this with only one brand for the car you are using, but it sure feels good to know you have a quality product for the money you paid.
Car seats are snapped and strapped in place to be secure. The car seat will not shake or move. It’s a lovely thing since you have a Travel System that can be used right from when the baby gets out of the Hospital.
Comfortable Seat, Multi-Position Recline
When your baby now becomes a toddler and is ready to use an actual seat, you can take away the car seat. Voila! You have a comfortable seat for them. Your older child will still go on the lower seat and the new toddler maintaining the upper seat.
The second seat is quite comfortable. It comes with extra padding for greater comfort. It is safe with 5-point secure harness that the kid cannot get out of. Harness too is padded for additional comfort.
The second seat is adjustable which makes it quite comfortable and relaxing for the kids to sleep in. it reclines far behind, without taking up much space for the passenger at the back lower seat.
It’s really amazing how the buggy remains super light even with the second seat installed. At first, we knew that converting this into a Double Stroller would add a lot of weight. We had psyched ourselves for pushing a heavy stroller.
My daughter had confessed earlier she would go for a lighter, cheap umbrella stroller for when she goes for longer strolls. But she soon changed her mind. The second seat makes the Britax b-ready a nice looking double.
It’s actually nice than having a side by side stroller. Maneuverability is excellent and it’s lightweight so pushing is a breeze. It fits through narrow spaces as a double as it was a single. It’s just love able in every sense. It’s literary like having a single stroller that can take two to go!
Folds With Second Seat Installed
You would expect the Britax b-ready to prove a pain when it comes to folding with the second seat installed. It’s actually as if the second is not there. There is only a small difference, but it’s not in difficulty of folding the buggy.
The buggy collapses quickly, easily and compactly with the second seat in it. It’s as compact as if the second seat is not there. This makes it easy to store and transport. We were all amazed at how well it performed here.
My daughter loved this stroller the more for its ease of folding. She’s a busy mother of two, uses the stroller a lot, uses the car all the time and stays on the first floor of their apartment building. She cannot escape the folding and opening.
Makes a Great Gift
I didn’t mention this earlier – I didn’t want to belittle the strength of this point here- but I got this second seat as a gift for my daughter. She actually wanted to get a stroller that would accommodate her two kids.
But, I’m glad she was convinced. And she really liked my gift!The price is great and the quality of the seat is super amazing. For a person who already has the Britax B-ready stroller, this second set sure makes a much appreciated gift.
It’s a good upgrade and you are sure the parent will be using your gift for a long time to come. The stroller is quite the durable buggy, and so is the second seat.
Britax B-Ready Stroller Second Seat – Video
- Light not to weigh on the stroller.
- Easy to install; snaps securely.
- Compatible with the Britax B –ready.
- Durable and quality fabric.
- Secure harness for safety.
- Multi-position recline for comfort.
- Accepts a variety of infant car seats.
- Stroller folds with seat installed.
- Folding is not as easy as it is without the second seat installed. There is a bit of a learning curve to it.
Features at a Glance
- Canopy, Adjustable.
- Folds Up for Easy Transport.
- Shoulder and 5-point Harness.
- Wipe Clean with Soap and Water.
- Newborn and Up.
- No battery used.
- Assembly required, No tools needed.
- Product Dimensions: 23 x 18 x 22.5 inches.
- Item Weight: 6 pounds.
- Shipping Weight: 10.5 pounds.
- Target gender: Male.
- Minimum weight recommendation: 4 Pounds.
- Maximum weight recommendation: 35 Pounds.
- Material Type: Lead Free.
- Material_composition: Lead Free.
- Specification met: certified frustration-free.
- ASIN: B003OBYTO0
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Does the seat shake or come off when rolling on rough terrain?
A: No. The seat fixes securely and will not shake. It snaps in place and it gets strapped on the stroller frame to make it hold firmly.
Q: Does the seat take back passenger space when reclined completely?
A: The second seat reclines to a near flat position but will not take up the back passenger space. It is installed above the back seat to avoid this.
The Britax B-ready is a great stroller as a single stroller. It maneuvers well, fits through narrow spaces, handles smoothly, and offers comfort for the kids and convenience for the parents. Imagine all of these features and more in double stroller!
You can actually have it that way thanks to the Britax B-ready stroller second seat. It easily turns your Britax into a double stroller to have both your kids in one stroller. It’s comfortable for the kids. You will simply appreciate this upgrade for many things. And it’s good for the price.