The Baby Jogger Summit X3 is a mid-range double stroller. You can use this for both exercising and non-jogging activities because of its lock/swivel wheels. It's ideal even as your children continue to grow because of its weight capacity of 50 lbs per seat.
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Pro Can be used for both jogging and non-jogging activities
The front wheel can either swivel or lock in place. This versatility makes it useful for both jogging and other routine activities like grocery shopping. When jogging, it is advisable to lock the front wheel to to prevent it from swerving when you hit a bump. When strolling casually, it is best to set the wheels to swivel to make it easier to turn corners.
Pro An average-sized 8 year-old can still fit in this stroller
It has a weight capacity of 50 lbs per seat and a seat height of 24" and width of 12". You can seat even your older children in this stroller and they would still feel comfortable.
Pro The front wheel can easily be locked or swiveled when you transition between walking and jogging
Unlike all the other strollers that require you to bend down and manually lock the front wheel yourself, the Summit X3 Double is equipped with a lock lever located at the right side of the frame that you can easily reach. This is very convenient for parents who frequently switch between fixed and swivel modes when they are jogging and walking at intervals.
Pro Has a harness that cannot be easily undone by your children
Your children are secured with the 5-point padded harness. It is easy for parents but difficult for the kids to unbuckle because pressure needs to be applied to the lock. You can run in peace without thinking that your children might jump off mid-run.
Pro Can shield your child from the sun without blocking air
The three-fold canopy extends to cover the sun up to your children's knees but there are mesh windows that you can open for good air circulation. At the back are windows that can be exposed when the seats are fully reclined, providing comfort for your children especially during warm days.
Pro You can put more of your essentials on the big basket
The basket is U-shaped and you can easily put and take things out even when the seat is fully reclined.
Pro Stroller folds using one hand, collapses in one motion
Using just one hand, you can pull the strap on the seat to collapse the stroller. The one-hand fold is convenient if you're already holding something else with your other hand.
Pro The suspension absorbs bumps on the road, eliminating the stress transferred to your child's body
Thanks to the air-filled rubber 16" and 12" tires and all-wheel suspension, you can bring this stroller to any terrain and not worry about your children being bumped around in their seats. The wheels, acts as a natural suspension, and they contribute and work together with the suspension to absorb bumps and ensure your children stays steady in their seats.
Pro Equipped with a hand brake for better speed control of the stroller
This feature comes in handy when jogging in a hilly environment and when passing through slopes. It can help you control/slow the motion of the stroller so it won't just roll away and pull you with its weight.
Con The handlebar has a fixed height
The Summit X3 Double's handlebar is fixed at a fairly high 40" from the ground. You cannot adjust it to match your height, which is an inconvenience for short parents since their arms will be at a weird angle and may cause shoulder muscle injuries after prolonged use.