A single stroller that converts to a double stroller in just seconds, with no spare parts to lose!? This is the key feature of the brand new budget-friendly Evenflo Pivot Xpand. Keep reading for my full review and to see why it's a great choice for anyone with 1 child, twins, and siblings. And oh yeah, don't miss my demo video at the bottom to see it in action!!
**Disclaimer: I was provided with this stroller free of charge for my honest review, and there are affiliate links included (you don't pay more but I'll receive a small commission from purchases made after clicking). But don't worry, I'm no sell out - all thoughts and opinions are my own and completely 100% unbiased! Feel free to comment below, on social, or on our YouTube video with any questions and I'll reply ASAP!
Out of the box, the Pivot Xpand had the quickest and easiest set up of any stroller I've experienced, and we've had more than 10! Honestly, I could have done it without the manual, though that was concise and easy to understand. I had it in single mode in less than 5 minutes, including opening the box! From there, it converts to double mode in all of 15 seconds and I'm not even exaggerating. It's incredible!! This feature is definitely the selling point of this stroller - everything you need to convert from single to double stroller is built into the frame! You simply slide the top seat connectors into a higher position. Pull out the lower seat's connectors, and snap those seats on. Done!
Evenflo Pivot Xpand Key Features:
Of course, no stroller is perfect. There are a few less than ideal aspects I have to mention, since I pride myself on honest reviews. This is a somewhat compact tandem (especially when comparing to the last tandem I reviewed), which is great for navigating tight corners, but it also means that the seats are too close in some configurations to allow for recline or adjustments of foot rests. It's not a huge deal, you'll just need to play around with what configuration will work best for your kids. My girls prefer facing eachother, and lucky for us, this configuration also works great for full recline and use of foot rests - hoorah! One other minor issue is that when the front seat is rear facing, you'll lose some use of your basket, especially if the foot rest is down. Again, not a major issue, but something to keep in mind. The belly bars are great, but I'd love to have snack bars available (Hint hint, Evenflo, if you're reading this, get on it)! I'm not sure if they have rain covers for this stroller or have any coming out, but 2 of the Manito Beta Rain Shields should do the trick (we haven't tested those, but we love the Manito Elegance Alpha Double Rain Shield on our Joovy and StrollAir side by side strollers)!
DON'T MISS MY VIDEO DEMO!!
See how it converts from single to double, how the handle & foot rests adjust, check out the seat recline levels, canopy, the self-standing collapse, and more!
So, what do you think!? Pretty amazing stroller, right!? You can buy it now on Evenflo's website and Amazon (affiliate link).
**updated in 2019:
They also now sell the GOLD Pivot Xpand version (in many colors), check it out here.
You can buy the 2nd seat of the regular Xpand here, and the 2nd seat for the gold Xpand here.
You can buy the rider board here.
8/22/2018 10:44:25 am
Whoaaa if/when we have another baby I will have to look into this!
8/22/2018 10:57:11 am
Where was this when my twins were stroller-age!?!?! This is genius!
8/22/2018 09:35:17 pm
This looks like the perfect, must have stroller! So great for all parents!
Cherishing Lifes Sprinkles
8/23/2018 11:31:36 am
Gosh Strollers have come such a long way. Love how a single stroller can easier convert to a double.
9/10/2018 10:46:55 am
Brian L Gregory
9/10/2018 02:44:21 pm
Whoa, this is cool
9/12/2018 09:50:26 am
This awesome stroller sounds like it would make a great baby shower gift for my son and daughter-in-law. I am going to be a grandma again! (awesome)
9/14/2018 12:05:27 am
I could really use this for my granddaughters.
10/11/2018 11:07:47 am
This looks so nice! I wish I had one of these when my daughter was smaller.
11/7/2018 02:26:55 pm
Hello. Which would you recommend for a toddler and a new born? This evenflo pivot xpand or the strollair solo to tango? Our toddler will have just turned 2 when the new baby comes. He is also a big boy currently wearing 3T sometimes 4T now at a year in a half. Thank you.
11/7/2018 06:34:22 pm
Hey Gloria! To be honest, the 2 strollers are remarkably similar in function and suitability for newborn through 4 years or so. Price is probably the biggest difference. The Pivot is much cheaper, and also COMES WITH A CARSEAT! A fabulous bonus if buying for a newborn needing a carseat anyway. So, that'd be my personal recommendation. They are both terrific strollers, unfortunately not very common so they're hard to find to test drive...
11/25/2018 03:02:34 pm
Hello dear, so happy to see your demo. I also live in NYC queens . Space is a problem for us so I bought uppababy vista recently and found out about this stroller later so what will be ur opinion. Please help me and I have 2.5 years old and 10 months ago kids
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