Bugaboo Fox vs Cameleon 3
Bugaboo Fox vs Cameleon 3
Is it for you?
The Bugaboo Fox Pushchair is perfect for you if you want:
An all round pushchair with a modern, contoured design
A lightweight Bugaboo pushchair great for everyday life, urban or rural
Read the full Bugaboo Fox Pushchair review over at the Bugaboo Bee 5 vs Fox Comparison.
The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is perfect for you if you want:
Is The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Worth It?
Bugaboo really have thought of everything when designing the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair. It’s ultra-modern, with a slick and streamlined design.
Plus, you can customise this pushchair. If you want to change the look around, you can add on fresh style sets to really ramp it up a bit. This allows you to refresh your look- or give the pushchair a new lease of life for your next bubba!
If you don’t feel like you want to purchase a whole new style set, you can renew your Bugaboo with a brand new sun canopy if you like. Or you can have a few at a time, allowing you to swap the colours around depending on your mood, the time of year or the colour of your little one’s clothes. Pick a Bugaboo Fox / Cameleon 3 Pushchair Sun Canopy or Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Pushchair Sun Canopy out of the range of stunning colours.
What’s more, the seat unit on the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is world or parent-facing. This gives you the choice of having that baby-parent bonding time, or facing bubba outwards to look at the world around them.
What Age Is The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 For?
The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is suitable right from the word go to 17kg (approximately 3 years old). Once they reach 6 months, just swap the carrycot for the seat unit and away you go. Plus, this pushchair is car seat compatible with the correct Bugaboo car seat adaptors!
What Weight Is The Bugaboo Cameleon 3?
The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is lightweight and compact at a wonderful 9.6 kg. In fact, it’s light enough to be carried whenever you need to. Just fold it down into two pieces so it’s easy to move around and store.
Is The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 A Car Seat?
In short, no. The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is not a car seat. But it is a sturdy, streamlined pushchair that you can attach a car seat to.
What Car Seat Goes With Bugaboo Cameleon 3?
The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is compatible with a range of car seats with the use of the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Adaptors for Maxi Cosi Car Seats (sold separately) or the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Adaptors for Chicco Car Seats (sold separately). These adaptors support the use of a huge range of car seats.
These include the Nuna Pipa Lite, Nuna Pipa Lite LX Car Seat, Maxi Cosi Rock Car Seat, Kiddy Evoluna i-Size 2 Car Seat, Kiddy Evoluna i-Size Car Seat, BeSafe iZi Go Modular, Kiddy Evolution Pro 2 Car Seat, Maxi Cosi CabrioFix Car Seat and Maxi Cosi Pebble Plus Car Seat to name a few. Find the others on the list over at Bugaboo.com.
Bugaboo Cameleon 3 – Seat
The seat on the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is spacious and comfortable. The style sets have plush padded seat fabrics which easily attach to the sturdy seat/carrycot frame.
Simply strap your little one in using the easy-to-use 5-point safety harness which is connected to the seat hardware of your Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair.
Bugaboo Cameleon 3 – Sun Canopy
Then, protect your little one from those harmful sun rays with the Bugaboo Fox / Cameleon 3 Pushchair Sun Canopy or Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Pushchair Sun Canopy. These sun canopies come in a beautiful range of colours to customise your pushchair with. Plus, they provide a UPF of 50+.
All of Bugaboo’s pushchair sun canopies are made from sustainable recycled yarns. They’re also water repellent which means your baby isn’t only protected from the sun, but the rain too. And if it accidentally picks up some marks from grubby hand prints, the hood fabrics are machine washable for your convenience.
To add to this, the sun canopies for Cameleon 3 Plus can be effortlessly extended with a zip- And we’re talking so extendable that your bubba is basically in their own little cocoon.
Bugaboo Cameleon 3 – Ride
The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is infamous for its ultra smooth ride. The all-wheel suspension on this pushchair really does make a difference to its comfort, too. You can even feel it when you’re pushing it along!
The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair features large rear wheels at 30cm with smaller front wheels at 15cm. However don’t let this make you think the ride is any less smooth than other Bugaboo pushchairs. You might think this pushchair only looks suitable for city living because of the small front wheels, but you’re wrong. Simply reverse the handlebar and the back wheels become the front! You’d be crazy not to try it on bumpy rural strolls.
Bugaboo Cameleon 3 – Fold
The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is compact in its folding. Yet to fold, you must take the seat unit off first. However this pushchair offers a self-standing and compact fold. The self-standing fold on the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair keeps the wheels still attached so that you can quickly and easily pop the pushchair back to unfold with the click and twist of a few buttons, and then reattach the seat. Then, the compact fold removes the wheels so that it can fit into the smallest of spaces. Even the tiniest car boot will fit this bad boy in!
Easily fold your Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair by firstly taking off the seat unit. Then adjust the handlebar to its lowest height. Simultaneously click both white buttons on the side of the handlebar and push it downwards. Afterwards, lift the bar at the centre of the chassis and the rest of the frame should fold into a neat and compact little parcel.
How Do I Build My Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair?
The Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is similar to the Fox, except you won’t need to choose a separate style set as it comes with one. This makes it a little simpler if you don’t want too much confusion whilst trying to customise your Bugaboo.
Or, if you don’t want the fuss of customisation, the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Classic Complete Pushchair is available. This complete pushchair comes with everything you need to take your bubba from newborn to 17kg. Plus, the Classic Collection premium fabrics add that extra special touch.
Differences Between The Bugaboo Fox and Cameleon 3
You might wonder what the actual differences are between the Bugaboo Fox and the Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchairs. They look very similar in style, build and shape.
The Bugaboo Fox Pushchair Base with the Bugaboo Fox Pushchair Style Set and the Bugaboo Fox / Cameleon 3 Sun Canopy is Bugaboo’s ultimate all round pushchair. It features large wheels on the front at 21.5 cm and back at 30.5 cm which is perfect for all-terrain, bumpy or smooth. Don’t let the large wheels put you off if you’re a city-goer. It’s still quick and nippy for manoeuvring around busy paths. Plus, it’s also relatively small and compact- Great for all sized storage spaces.
On the other hand, the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair is an ideal pushchair for pushing around anywhere you need to go. The biggest difference in these Bugaboo pushchairs is the reversible handlebar. This makes this city pushchair suitable for all terrains. Just pop the handlebar into the reversed position, and the large wheels become the front wheels.
Despite this, you will need to remove the seat unit on the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair to fold it. This is in comparison to the Bugaboo Fox Pushchair, where you can fold with the seat unit still attached. This is a huge factor in the comparison of them both, as a lot of parents would prefer the option of being able to fold as a one piece pushchair.
Similarities Of The Bugaboo Fox vs Cameleon 3
An innovative feature on these Bugaboo pushchairs is the two-wheel beach mode. For the Bugaboo Fox, simply click the two white buttons either side of the handlebar and push the back wheels forwards. This makes it ideal for pulling the pushchair along the beach behind you- Conquering the sandy dunes. This mode can only be used with the seat unit in parent facing mode.
On the other hand, the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair can also be used in beach mode. Yet this doesn’t come as easily. To transform the Cameleon 3 Plus into beach mode, you must first take off the seat unit. Then, pop it into two wheel mode- Similarly to the Fox. Take the two front wheels off of the chassis, and plop the seat back on in parent facing mode.
How Do I Build My Bugaboo Fox Pushchair?
The Bugaboo Fox Pushchair comes in a couple of different ways. If you’re not too fussed about the different colour combinations you can have, then the Bugaboo Fox Classic Complete Pushchair is a great option. It’s part of Bugaboo’s Classic Collection, which means it features premium quilted fabrics inside the hood, and a few other quirky bits too. This pushchair offers that extra bit of luxury for you and your little peanut.
However, if you’re into customisation, start with the Bugaboo Fox Pushchair Base. This includes the frame and hardware for your pushchair. Then, you’ll need to add on some fabrics. Choose your favourite colour in the Bugaboo Fox Pushchair Style Set, and then add on a Bugaboo Fox Pushchair Sun Canopy or Bugaboo Fox / Cameleon 3 Pushchair Sun Canopy.
Bugaboo Fox vs Cameleon 3 Summary
In summary, both the Bugaboo Fox vs Cameleon 3 Plus are very similar pushchairs. It all comes down to which one you prefer.
If you’re loving the Classic Collection, you can pick up the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Classic Complete Pushchair for quite a bit cheaper than the Bugaboo Fox Classic Complete Pushchair, at RRP £919 instead of RRP £1,119 for the Fox. However if you want a customisable pushchair, here’s the lowdown.
If you spend a lot of time in rural areas, the Bugaboo Fox Pushchair Base with the Bugaboo Fox Pushchair Style Set and the Bugaboo Fox / Cameleon 3 Pushchair Sun Canopy or the Bugaboo Fox Classic Complete Pushchair might be the one for you. It features four large wheels which are fantastic for country strolls, but are also quick and nippy for city living too.
Shop the Bugaboo Fox Pushchair at BuggyBaby.co.uk
However, if you spend a lot more time in the city, on busy paths and hopping on and off the bus, then the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair‘s small and lockable front swivel wheels offer a quick and nippy steer.
Shop the Bugaboo Cameleon 3 Plus Pushchair at BuggyBaby.co.uk