2019 UPPAbaby CRUZ Stroller + Rain/Bug Shields

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2019 UPPAbaby CRUZ Stroller

The 2019 UPPAbaby Cruz stroller sports a streamlined design that’s more compact than its big sister Vista, yet without compromise. Its slim design has long made the Cruz a customer favorite, especially in urban areas where space is a key consideration, allowing you to fit through narrow doorways and crowded streets. Despite its slimmer outer design, the Cruz sports a spacious stroller seat, a tall telescoping handle, and sizable under-carry basket, allowing parents to travel comfortably on the go with all of Baby’s toys, outfits and feeding goods. 

2019 Cruz stroller enhancements:

All Cruz style options include the recently-upgraded 100% premium leather accents (more on leather below). In 2017, we were enthralled with the Cruz Gregory’s Saddle leather handlebar and bumper bar covers against a blue mélange backdrop and so it’s no surprise that all UPPAbaby Cruz options share this upgrade now. 

2019 Cruz style options:


  • JAKE: Black Fabric, Carbon Frame, Black Leather
  • DENNY: Red Fabric, Silver Frame, Black Leather
  • TAYLOR: Indigo Blue Fabric, Silver Frame, Saddle Brown Leather


  • JORDAN: Charcoal Mélange Fabric, Silver Frame, Black Leather
  • EMMETT: Green Mélange Fabric, Silver Frame, Saddle Leather
  • GREGORY: Blue Mélange Fabric, Silver Frame, Saddle Leather
  • LOIC: White Fabric, Silver Frame, Saddle Leather

Features of the 2019 UPPAbaby Cruz stroller:

Stroller positions. Switch the stroller seat (also called the “toddler seat”) with ease from forward facing (also called “world facing”) mode to parent facing (also called “backwards riding”) mode.

Compatible with Mesa Car Seat, no attachments necessary. The UPPAbaby Cruz stroller is compatible with the Mesa Car Seat, the car seat easily clicks and locks in making it an all-around travel system from birth to 50 lbs. 

Recline/Upright. A one-handed recline feature is available just behind the stroller seat. If baby seems to be ready for a snooze, push the stroller with one hand and recline with the other for minimal disruption, it’s that easy. Designed with multiple recline positions, Baby can enjoy sitting upright for curious stroll days, to resting in full recline mode.

UPF 50+ Sunshade.  UPPAbaby’s traditional pop-out sunshade built into the canopy creates extensive coverage on a moment’s notice.

Height-adjustable canopy. This is cleverly designed for maximum coverage, allowing the canopy to be closer to Baby at an earlier age, and moving higher with growing children.

Telescoping Handle. Adjustable with just one hand, the handle extends quite high, making it an even easier and lighter ride.

Flat, Stand-up Fold. The stroller’s telescoping handle doubles in functionality, just like the UPPAbaby Vista. Extend the handle all the way up, easily collapse the stroller into a flat-fold position that stands! It’s a major space saver in restaurants, at grandmother’s house or likely most importantly, at the entryway of your home. Good-bye, bulky strollers…

All Weather Protection for Baby. The Cruz stroller comes with its own tailor-made rain shield and bug shield, providing protection for all weathers.

Large “easy-access” Basket. The Cruz basket has a deep design and sits almost as wide as the stroller, providing plenty of space for your diaper bag, Baby’s toys, and the works.

Large Mesh Peek-a-Boo Window. This feature of the stroller is uniquely designed. The peek-a-boo window cover rolls up and tucks away, allowing both additional ventilation for Baby and a sizable peek-a-boo window for parents.  

Deeper Seat and Longer Footrest. This feature is not talked about much on the surface, but actually happens to be a customer favorite. The deeper seat accommodates growing children much more effectively than many other strollers out there. The deeper seat creates more sitting real estate, and allows your child to have more room and sit more comfortably through growth stages.

Machine Washable Fabric. This is especially important in a stroller like the UPPAbaby Cruz (and the Vista, for that matter). UPPAbaby customers tend to keep their strollers for rather long, and we routinely meet customers who are using their UPPAbaby stroller from many years ago. The fabrics for both stroller seat and bassinet are machine washable , with exception of the canopy, helping to make the Cruz a more durable stroller for years to come. 

Our take on the UPPAbaby Cruz features:

LEATHER. This really deserves a discussion of its own as UPPAbaby strollers are made with 100% full grain leather, as opposed to faux leather counterparts that are “leather like” or of a “leather look”. This provides the Cruz with far more softness, breathability and longevity. The Cruz stroller sports a wide leather handlebar and stylish leather bumper bar. All UPPAbaby leather accents are REACH CERTIFIED, and “GOLD” rated by the Leather Working Group. Reach is a European certification standard that oversees and restricts the use of toxic chemicals in manufactured products. The Leather Working Group is an international organization within the leather industry that develops and maintains protocols for environmentally sustainable business practices. In 2017, UPPAbaby debuted three Cruz stroller models with leather and it’s no surprise that these accents will now come standard with your choice of beautiful fabric options.

What's Included?

3 YEAR "UBXTEND" Warranty – register your stroller online within 90 days of purchase date with a valid proof of purchase, and your free warranty automatically increases to 3 years, which is a rather unconventional long warranty period, as far as baby gear goes. With this, your UPPAbaby stroller is warranted to be free from any manufacturing defects for up to 3 years from date of purchase.


  • Stroller frame with hand-sewn leather telescoping handlebar
  • Detachable leather bumper bar that pivots, making it easier to place the child in and out of the stroller seat
  • Removable and washable stroller seat fabric
  • No puncture, foam core rubber wheels to ensure you’re always on the go and never left to deal with a flat
  • Built-in UPF 50+ Sunshade, recently upgraded to a soft and smooth feel
  • Stroller seat rain shield
  • Stroller seat bug shield
  • Adjustable canopy to grow with the child


  • Stroller Seat is suitable from 3 months to 50 lbs.
  • Compatible with UPPAbaby Mesa Car Seat, no attachments needed
  • Compatible with attachments with Maxi-Cosi, Nuna and Chicco car seats (adapters sold separately)
  • Folded with stroller seat: 22.3”W x 17”L x 36”H
  • Folded without stroller seat attached: 22.3”W x 13”L x 36”H
  • Open stroller dimensions: 22.3”W x 37”L x 40.5”H
  • Weight is "true weight" and including canopy, wheels and basket:
    • Seat 6.5 lbs.
    • Frame 15.0 lbs.
    • Frame + seat 21.5 lbs.

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  • 5
    Great stroller!

    Posted by Unknown on 09 12 2019

    Love this stroller! My toddler is so comfortable and sleeps well. Highly recommend.

  • 5
    Uppababy Cruz

    Posted by Sarah Thompson on 08 23 2019

    This new stroller is the boss. I was dragging my feet (I had an old Cruz that was serviceable but nearing its end) and I’m so glad I got this new one. It so much easier to push and maneuver, plus it looks snappy with the leather bits. I love how everything is so easy to put together, too. No tools required. Thanks for making parents lives easier guys!!

  • 5
    Uppababy Cruz stroller

    Posted by Alfredo Fleites on 07 10 2019

    Very satisfied with the stroller