The Hauck Shopper is considered lightweight at 7.6 kg and a travel system when combined with a Hauck Zero Plus car seat or a carry cot.
Attaching the car seat is simple - lay the backrest flat - which makes it suitable for infants by the way, lift up both the catch on the side of the stroller and the car seat be 'dropped' in until it locks. The front bar needs to be fixed on when attaching the car seat. The seat can also be removed if you only use the car seat. Both the front bar and seat need to be removed when attaching the carry cot though.
The stroller feels very light and is effortless when pushed, thanks the big wheels at 18/19 cm. Lifting it up kerbs is pretty effortless too.
The seat at the most upright position is pretty reclined, so you many not be able to use the shoulder harness if your kids love to sit up straight. Adjusting the seat recline angle is through the strap mechanism which is not that difficult to use though I prefer those with step recline instead.
Canopy is big but too short and high to provide much cover. While you can protect your child from the rain with a rain cover, you cannot do much to protect from the harsh sun. There is no window for you to view the child while pushing too.
The cup holder and tray is useful when out for a long time for those occasional drinks and snacks, so does the back pocket.
Folding up the stroller can be tricky for those with short hands. Getting it right sure does take a lot of practice even for someone who is 1.7 m tall like me. It could be made easier with a handle lever, just like the Mothercare Mino as the folding concept is pretty similar.
To make folding easier, the brakes, which are very easy to operate by the way, needs to be engaged. One thing to take note when folding up the Shopper is to lay the backrest flat. This is illustrated in the instruction manual but is not specifically mentioned that it needs to be done. If this is not done, the two seats catch at the side of the frame will dislodge.
Overall this is a good stroller minus the few setbacks.
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Light when pushed and easy to manourver
Width is suitable for big children
Easy to engage and release brake
Big basket, with pocket for easy access.
Suitable for infants.
Front bar touches the ground when folded
Folding can be tricky
Size when folded is still bulky
Seat and basket can only be hand wash
Weight - 7.6 kg
Measurements folded (max.) - 90 x 49 x 35 cm
Measurements built- up (max.) - 94 x 49 x 103 cm
Handlebar height - 103 cm
Length of seat and back rest - 15 x 44 x 71 cm
Seat height - 47 cm
Seat width - 32 cm
Removable plastic wheels
Wheel diameter (Front) - 18 cm
Wheel diameter (Rear) - 19 cm
Swivel and lockable front wheels
Adjustable backrest - (104° to 156°)
4 step adjustable footrest
Detachable front bar
Big shopping basket with access pocket
Combinable with car seat and carry cot
Detachable and washable fabric
5-point harness system
From 0 month to 15 kg
hi just a quick question i have the hauck shopper n it is a great buggy however the back wheels fall off when folded and smetimes if the i make a sharp turn and i am just wondering if this normal?
That is not normal at all. Try swapping the left and right wheels and see if the same wheel (not side) falls off again. If yes, then the shaft might be damaged. If not the frame on that side could be damaged.
The wheel should not be easily removed by just tugging it. Maybe you just need to slot it in properly again.
I thought I was the only one with that wheel problem! It has been a thorn on my side with this stroller unfortunately ..everytime we travel or if we go out to the shops the wheel just pops off and it annoys us alot now but mine is the front wheel! I always had to remind the airline ticketing staff to handle my stroller with care as the front wheels are so delicate :(
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