iCandy Peach 7 vs Bugaboo Fox 5
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When it comes to premium prams, the iCandy Peach 7 and the Bugaboo Fox 5 are two of the top contenders. Both offer high-end styling, functionality, and versatility for growing families. But which one comes out on top?
|Design & Appearance||Bugaboo Fox 5 🏆|
|Weight & Folding||Bugaboo Fox 5 🏆|
|Maneuverability & Handling||Bugaboo Fox 5 🏆|
|Seat Comfort & Adjustability||Bugaboo Fox 5 🏆|
|Car Seat Compatibility||Tie 🏆|
|Features & Accessories||Bugaboo Fox 5 🏆|
|Value for Money||Bugaboo Fox 5 🏆|
|The Verdict||Bugaboo Fox 5 🏆|
Both the iCandy Peach 7 and Bugaboo Fox 5 feature stylish, contemporary designs using high-quality fabrics and materials. The Peach 7 has a rounded shape with a deeper seat and comes in various fashionable colors. The Fox 5, on the other hand, offers a sleek, streamlined design with fewer visible buttons and a more balanced look. It also offers a whopping 34 color options, allowing parents to fully customize their pram. For design and appearance, it's a close call, but the Bugaboo Fox 5 edges out with its customizability and sleek design.
The iCandy Peach 7 is impressively lightweight at just 11.2 kg. The aluminum chassis and clever folding mechanism allow it to fold neatly into a compact package. The Bugaboo Fox 5, while not specified in weight, is also praised for its one-handed fold and self-standing feature, making it convenient to fold in various situations. For weight and folding, both prams perform well, but the Bugaboo Fox 5's one-handed fold gives it a slight edge.
The iCandy Peach 7 glides effortlessly thanks to its all-wheel suspension and foam-filled tires that absorb bumps exceptionally well. The Bugaboo Fox 5, however, boasts a new chassis design and seamless steering system that provides a super-light push and easy one-handed operation. It also has large, puncture-proof wheels designed for all terrains. For maneuverability and handling, the Bugaboo Fox 5 takes the lead.
The iCandy Peach 7's seat is well-padded with supportive side wings and can recline fully flat for newborns. For upright toddlers, the seat is taller with handy calf support. The Bugaboo Fox 5 offers an extendable seat unit, providing extra headroom and length for longer legs. This is a great feature for toddlers who outgrow their seat units before they're ready to walk or before they reach the weight limits. For seat comfort and adjustability, the Bugaboo Fox 5 wins.
The iCandy Peach 7 allows you to convert the seat unit into a travel system to fit major infant car seat brands like Maxi-Cosi, Cybex, and BeSafe with adaptors. The Bugaboo Fox 5 also offers car seat adaptors, enabling parents to add the Turtle Air by Nuna infant carrier to the frame, among other brands. For car seat compatibility, it's a tie.
Both prams come well equipped with handy features like adjustable hoods, roomy shopping baskets, and all-wheel suspension. The iCandy Peach 7 offers a carrycot option and coordinating accessories like parasols, foot muffs, and changing bags. The Bugaboo Fox 5, however, goes a step further with its carrycot suitable for overnight sleep when paired with the Carrycot Stand, a feature new to Bugaboo. For features and accessories, the Bugaboo Fox 5 takes the win.
Both prams are premium models with prices reflecting their high-end design, excellent quality, and abundance of features. The iCandy Peach 7 offers more accessories and flexibility, justifying its price. The Bugaboo Fox 5, however, offers unique features like the extendable seat unit and the carrycot suitable for overnight sleep, providing added value. For value for money, it's a close call, but the Bugaboo Fox 5's unique features give it the edge.
While both are excellent premium prams, the Bugaboo Fox 5 takes the win with its sleek design, one-handed fold, extendable seat unit, and unique features that make it a versatile and convenient choice for parents. The iCandy Peach 7 puts up strong competition, but the Bugaboo Fox 5's innovative features and customizability make it the superior pram overall.
Yes, the Bugaboo Fox 5 weighs less than the iCandy Peach 7. The Bugaboo Fox 5 weighs 9.9 kg while the iCandy Peach 7 weighs 12.9 kg.
The Bugaboo Fox 5 is suitable from birth up to the age of 4 years.
The iCandy Peach 7 is suitable from birth up to the age of 6 years.
Yes, the iCandy Peach 7 can easily be converted into a double or twin pushchair, making it versatile and suitable for growing families.
The Bugaboo Fox 5 has a compact fold with dimensions of L:86cm x W:52cm x H:34cm.
The iCandy Peach 7 does not have a compact fold. Its dimensions when folded are L:70cm x W:61cm x H:29cm.
Both the Bugaboo Fox 5 and the iCandy Peach 7 have a similar price range for the carrycot and pushchair set at £1,099. However, the iCandy Peach 7 complete bundle is priced at £1,199, making it more expensive if you opt for the complete bundle.
Yes, the iCandy Peach 7 is compatible with most popular brands of car seats, including Maxi Cosi, Cybex, and Joie.
Yes, the Bugaboo Fox 5 is compatible with car seats and can be used as a travel system.