Graco Fast Action Fold Jogger Review

– the complete Graco Fast Action Fold Jogger Review!

YSG Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

Weight: 31.97  lbs

The Graco Fast Action Jogger is an all-terrain jogging stroller by the popular brand Graco. It is an affordable jogging stroller for parents who like to go jogging and also for everyday use. 

The Graco Fast Action jogger is super affordable compared to most jogging strollers available on the market but it still has all the best features you’d want to have in a jogging stroller. It has air-filled all-terrain wheels that are great for riding over any terrains. It has a lockable swiveling front wheel and an all-wheel suspension system that both help to give an easy and smooth ride.

Although it is a jogging stroller, it can still be used as an everyday stroller – for those parents who do not want to buy a separate stroller for jogging and for everyday use. It includes features like a child tray and cup holder for your child to hold snacks, and is also car seat compatible. This means you can use the same stroller from the birth of your baby, till they are old enough to join you on your rides. 

Here is a quick review of all its features:

Graco Fast Action Fold Jogger Features

Car Seat Compatible: The Graco Fast Action Jogger is car seat compatible stroller. It has a Click Connect feature that lets you simply click-in any of the Graco infant car seats to the stroller frame. You can easily transform the jogger into a nice travel system. 

Note: the car seat is not included in the price. You’d have to purchase it separately!

Newborn Stroller: Although you cannot directly use the stroller seat for a newborn, you can replace it with an infant car seat, allowing you to comfortably carry your newborn aboard the stroller. Once your baby is a bit older, you can switch back to the stroller seat. By being car seat compatible, the Graco Fast Action jogger makes a nice newborn stroller!

All Terrain Wheels: in terms of wheels, the Graco Fast Action jogger has 3 sets of air filled all-terrain wheels. These are usually great for going over multiple terrains including – gravel, grass, and unpaved roads. But the downside to air filled tires are that you need to pump them back up if they go flat. So if you’re a regular jogger that goes a distance, you’d have to put in the work to pump the tires when they go flat.

Lockable Swiveling Front Wheels and Suspension System: In addition to the all-terrain wheels, the Graco Fast Action jogger has lockable swiveling front wheels that makes it easier to maneuver the stroller. This helps with maneuvering and also rounding corners. It makes it easier for you to make quick and sharp turns while jogging.  

5-Point Harness: In terms of safety, the stroller seat has a 5-point harness system which helps to keep your baby safely strapped to the stroller seat. As babies tend to move around when you aren’t paying full attention, the harness can ensure that your baby is safely strapped into the stroller seat during a ride. 

One-Hand Self Standing Fold: The Graco Fast Action jogger has a one-hand quick fold feature that lets you fold up the stroller pretty easily. It folds up pretty quick and easy in one motion and into a self-standing position. Sadly, like most jogging strollers, it doesn’t fold up really compactly, but it is still small enough to store in a corner or in your car.

Storage Basket: For storage, the stroller has a large rear-accessible basket for storing your on-the-go items. This makes it nice for everyday use as you can items like diapers, bottles, toys or snacks for a day out.

Extendable Stroller Canopy: the stroller has a nice large extendable canopy with a peek-a-boo window. The canopy is large enough to provide enough cover for your baby. And the peek-a-boo window also serves as a nice ventilation window for your baby. 

Child and Parent Tray with Cup Holders: the stroller has a tray for both the child and the parent. The child tray has room for your kid’s snacks and toys, and also includes two cup holders for bottles and drinks. The parent tray also has two cup holders and a slot for holding your phone. You can easily reach over for a drink during a long walk or run!

Child’s Weight: The stroller weighs about 32 lbs and is able to carry up to 50 of child weight. This is quite heavy, even for a jogging stroller. However at a 50 lbs capacity, it is suitable for big kids – up to 6 years old. 

Graco Fast Action Fold Jogger Reviews

Before making a buying decision, it is always nice to review the pros and cons before going with a stroller. But fortunately for the Graco Fast Action Jogger, there are way more Pros than Cons! Here is a short overview for you:

Pros
  • Super affordable!
  • Car seat compatible
  • Lockable swiveling wheel for an easy and smooth ride
  • Quick and easy self-standing fold
  • Parent and child tray with cup holders
Cons
  • Really heavy at 32 lbs
  • Stroller wheels need to be refilled
  • Wheels get squeaky

The above shows the main Pros of the Graco Fast Action Jogger. Based on its features and quality, the Graco Fast Action jogger is a pretty decent affordable alternative to most jogging strollers on the market. It includes most of the features you’d need in a jogging stroller and also great for everyday use. The only downsides are that it is quite heavy at 32 lbs, the wheels would need to be filled once they get flat and that sometimes the wheels could get squeaky after a bit of use. For the last part, you can add a few drops of oil to the wheels and they won’t squeak anymore. 

However, in terms of the weight, 32 lbs is quite heavy. It could be really heavy for small parents, making it heavy to carry, and sometimes even to maneuver. So you should pay attention to the weight of the stroller to see if this weight is manageable for you or not. 

Based on the stroller features and parent reviews, the Graco Fast Action Jogger gets:

Overall Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

Price for Quality: 4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)

Sturdiness: 4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5) 

Ease of Use and Maneuverability: 4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

Features: 4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

Stroller Video Demo

Here is a quick Graco Fast Action Jogger demo by Graco. Gives you a quick show of most of the stroller’s features.

Graco Fast Action Fold Jogger Specifications

Item Weight31.97 lbs
Stroller Dimensions – Open40 D x 24 W x 40 H inches
Stroller Dimension – Folded15.3 D x 23.6 W x 39 H inches
Max. Allowed Weight50 lbs

Where to Buy?

You can check out the Graco Fast Action Jogger at Amazon.

Conclusion –  Graco Fast Action Fold Jogger Review

And that’s it for a full Graco Fast Action Fold Jogger Review! It is a super affordable stroller for both jogging and everyday use. It is car seat compatible – allowing you to also use it for newborns. And it has all-terrain wheels for going over any terrain. The above shows you all you need to know about the Graco Fast Action jogger – including its Pros and Cons. So I hope this article has provided you with enough information to make your purchase decision!

If you have any question or if something is not entirely clear to you, do not hesitate to contact me or put down your comment below. Thanks for reading, and happy shopping!!

xx Krista

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