by Amy Venzke September 14, 2017 2 min read
A new UPPAbaby CRUZ debuted in 2018, featuring new colors and a luxe new touch: All models of the stroller feature real leather details instead of the foam handlebar seen on most models of the 2017 CRUZ.
Looking for a newer stroller? The UPPAbaby CRUZ was updated significantly in 2020 to the CRUZ V2 model, which remains current through 2021 aside from color changes. See these comparisons for more details:
See the video below for a look at the UPPAbaby CRUZ that debuted in 2018 and remained the current model through 2019.
The 2018 UPPAbaby CRUZ is available in three new melange colors. Additionally, one color released in 2015, Denny Red, is making a comeback.
All strollers feature a real leather handlebar and bumper bar; all but three 2017 models had foam details. With the exception of the Jake Black stroller with a black frame, all stroller frames will be silver.
New colors for the 2018 stroller are:
The 2018 UPPAbaby CRUZ is also available in these colors seen in 2017, with the addition of leather details to the Jake Black and Taylor Indigo colors:
These 2017 CRUZ colors were discontinued for 2018:
The price of the 2018 UPPAbaby CRUZ has increased now that all models feature leather handlebars and bumper bars. The 2018 UPPAbaby CRUZ is $549.99, with the Jake Black priced at $579.99 because of its carbon black frame.
No changes have been made to the 2018 UPPAbaby MESA infant car seat other than two new colors.
The 2018 MESA comes two new colors:
These 2017 MESA colors have been continued for 2018:
The Pascal Gray MESA will not be offered in 2018.
The 2018 Denny Red, Jake Black and Taylor Indigo MESAs are $299.99. Because of their fire-resistant materials, the Jordan Charcoal Melange and Henry Blue Marl colors are $349.99.
There are no functional changes to the 2018 CRUZ, so the stroller is compatible with all UPPAbaby products from 2015 and later, including the MESA car seat.
Strolleria is a family-owned and operated retailer dedicated to making the baby gear buying experience less overwhelming for parents. If you have more questions about the 2018 UPPAbaby CRUZ, feel free to contact us at 480-442-9433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amy Venzke is the co-owner of Strolleria, along with her husband. Together, they have a mission to make the gear-buying experience easier on parents. Contact the Strolleria team with questions at email@example.com or 480-442-9433.