Out n About Nipper 360 Single V3 vs Out n About Nipper 360 Single V4 Comparison Review

A lot of people keep asking what the difference is between the Out n About Nipper 360 Single V3 and the new 2014 V4 version. So we thought we’d put pen to paper and explain the similarities and differences so you can make an informed choice when purchasing.

The Similarities:

Seat

Both models have exactly the same seat, which is roomy and spacious. The seat unit has a multi-recline with lie-flat option, making them both suitable for the use of a newborn. The harness which both buggy’s accomodate is a 5-point safety harness so is great at protecting itself from any child’s prying fingers. They both come with a hinged yet padded bumper bar that is a great little feature that makes sure that your child can’t start leaning over the side of the buggy. Both Seat liner’s are removable and easy to clean which also makes life a lot easier with messy children. The seats are ideal for children up to the age of 3 years.

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Out n About 360 Nipper Single Seat

Out n About Nipper V4 Single Wheel and suspension

Out n About Nipper V4 Single Wheel and suspension

Ride

Both buggy’s have exactly the same wheels, easy pushing manoeuvrability and features. The pneumatic tires help give a smoother ride, and with a90 Degree easy fill valve they are easily re-inflated (with the use of a Tyre Pump). It’s lightweight aluminium frame allows for easy gliding around tight corners, and longer journey’s will never make your arms start to ache. The single front wheel is a 360 degree lockable swivel wheel, also making longer walks easier and increasing just how easy it is to move! All three wheels are quick release wheels so can easily be taken off and cleaned or for saving storage. The brake pedal is a one touch, one foot brake located on the rear axel which we loved as it was flip-flop friendly. There is independent rear suspension which is great for all-terrain. Also the handlebars are super comfortable and easy to adjust.

Out n About Nipper V4 Single brakes and wheels

Out n About Nipper V4 Single brakes and wheels

It fits well with an active lifestyle, whether that’s the seaside, country walks or rushing around town. It can go off-road and through the town with no problems and all at a very competitive price.

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Folding

Again the fold is exactly the same on both the V3 and V4 Single Nipper. The fold is quick and easy! The great thing about the Nipper is that it has been designed to have a lightweight aluminium frame which folds compactly for easy handling and transport. It is one of the most compacted folded designed buggy’s that we’ve ever seen!

Adaptability

Both the V3 and V4 are able to carry a single Carrycot or car seat, depending if you can get a hold of the correct car seat adaptors for the car seat in which you have. Both Maxi- Cosi and BeSafe Car Seat Adaptors are available.

Storage

On the either side of the canopy there are pockets which are great for storing anything you may need close to hand, and with zip-up pockets on them pockets it’s a brilliant idea for keeping more valuable things such as a phone safe and secure.

The Differences:

Colour

The newer 2014 Nipper Single V4 version has the eye-catching difference of a different coloured frame (except on the Blue Lagoon). The frame is purely black which gives it a slicker and more uniformed look, compared to the V3 which is part silver and part black.

Out n About Nipper 360 Single V4 Auto-Lock

Out n About Nipper 360 Single V4 Auto-Lock

Auto-Lock

The Out n About Nipper 360 Single V4 has a newly added feature of an auto-lock. Once the buggy is fully folded then the auto-lock clicks into place. Meaning that once folded it will never come apart. The V3 Nipper however does not have this feature so your buggy may not stay as compactly folded.

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Out n About 360 Nipper Single

Sun Canopy

The V4 version of the Nipper 360 Single holds home to much less Velcro on the Peek-a-boo style window, meaning that when opening it up to check on baby and they are asleep there is much less noise created. There is still a peek-a-boo window with extactly the same format on the V3 however there is just slightly more velcro that will rip when opening. Other than this, the Sun Canopy on both the V3 and V4 is fully retractable, allowing you to either look in on your child or allow in some light. There is also a mesh on the back to prevent any sunlight from getting into the seats.

Price

At the time of enquiry Boots.com were selling the Out n About Nipper 360 Single V3 at £269.95 and V4 at £269.95

The best prices we found for both were at BuggyBaby.co.uk who were selling the Nipper 360 Single V3 at £199 and the V4 for £269.

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