Joie Litetrax 4
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Joie Litetrax 4

The basic, the affordable, the lightweight... and stylish enough
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The Joie Litetrax 4 is a lightweight four-wheeler with a compact and quick, one-handed fold. The Litetrax is destined for a city. Thanks to the full recline of the seat, it is suitable from birth. The baby can be also carried in a carrycot or a car seat which is available separately.

Joie Litetrax 4 Features & Specifications

The Basics

Type
Pushchair (seat and chassis only), 2in1 stroller system, 3in1 stroller system
Stroller weight
9.74 kg
Unfolded dimensions (h×w×l)
103 cm x 59.4 cm x 93 cm
Folded dimensions (h×w×l)
82 cm x 59.3 cm x 31.5 cm
Chassis material
Aluminum
Country of origin
UK
Stroller available as a pushchair (seat unit configuration) only; newborn accessories (like a carrycot) need to be purchased separately
Yes

The Seat unit

Maximum weight capacity - seat load
15 kg
Recommended age range (best to use with a child of)
0-36 months
Reversible seat unit
No
L-shaped, bucket-type seat unit
No
Reclining backrest
Yes, 4 positions
Full-recline backrest (a bigger-than-a-150-degree-angle to a lie-flat)
Yes
Backrest recline type
Rear-located recline mechanism (e.g., lever-operated)
One-hand backrest recline system
Yes
Extendable backrest
No
Legrest positioning
Yes, 2 positions
Extendable leg rest
No
Wipe-clean layer on the leg rest
No
Footrest
Yes
Backrest height
43 cm
Width and depth of the sitting surface
34 x 24 cm
Total length of the seat unit
82 cm
A higher seat unit's position on the chassis
No
Height-adjustable seat
No
Seat unit's proper attachment indicator
No
2in1 convertible carrycot/seat unit (pramette travel system)
No
Fabrics removable for cleaning
No
Seat fabrics cleaning
Wipe-clean only
Safety harness type
5-point
Harness padding
Yes
Height-adjustable harness belts
Yes
Ventilation integrated into the seat
No
Second seat can be attached (single-to-double convertibility)
No

The Canopy (Hood)

Seat unit equipped with a canopy/hood
Yes
Extendable canopy/hood
Yes
The canopy/hood features a sun visor
Yes
Floating, follow-the-sun canopy
No
Height-adjustable canopy
No
Removable canopy
Yes
Waterproof canopy
Yes
UV protection in the (canopy) fabrics
No
Ventilation integrated into the canopy
Yes
A pocket integrated into the canopy
Yes
Peek-a-boo viewing window present on the canopy
Yes
Peek-a-boo window can be closed/covered
Yes
Quiet (magnetic/no velcro) peek-a-boo window
No
Reinforcing side clasps present on the canopy
No

The Bumper bar

Bumper bar
Yes
Bumper bar type (style)
Bar
Removable bumper bar
Yes
Gate-opening (swing-away) bumper bar
No
Height-adjustable bumper bar
No
Bumper bar features a fabric (non-wipe-clean) cover
Yes
Bumper bar features an extra crotch strap
No

The Wheels

Number of wheels
4
Front wheel(s) type
EVA foam-coated wheels
Rear wheels type
EVA foam-coated wheels
Front wheels diameter
18 cm
Rear wheels diameter
24 cm
Swivel wheels
Yes
Lockable wheels
Yes
Removable wheels
Yes
All wheels are double wheels
No
All-terrain version of wheels available to purchase separately
No
Wheels equipped with mudguards
No,
Two-wheel mode
No

The Suspension

Suspension
Yes
Wheels with suspension
All
Suspension type
Mechanical (internal spring-loaded mechanism)
Adjustable suspension softness
No
Rocking chassis
No

The Brake

Central brake system/type
Push down-lift up pedal brake
Deceleration handbrake
No,

The Fold

Folding system
Flat (compact) fold
One-hand fold
Yes
Plane-travel-friendly stroller with an ultra-compact fold (suitable as carry-on luggage)
No
Folds with the (forward-facing) seat attached
Yes
Folds with the rearward-facing seat attached
n/a
Self-standing fold
Yes
Auto-lock feature of the folded chassis
Yes
Folded stroller can be pulled behind like luggage
No
Stroller folds and/or unfolds by itself
No
Equipped with a carry strap/carry handle
Yes
Outward fold (the seat fabrics are on the outside after folding)
Yes

The Handlebar

Handle height adjustment
No
Handlebar material
Foam
Handlebar height
103 cm
Reversible handlebar (handle can be flipped to the other side)
No
Safety wrist strap
No

The Basket

Shopping basket
Yes
Large shopping basket
Yes
Basket's weight capacity
4.5 kg
Closable basket
No
An extra basket can be attached to the frame
No
A pocket integrated into the seat/elsewhere on the stroller frame
No

The Carrycot

Carrycot compatible
Yes (with adapters)
Internal dimensions of the carrycot - mattress measurement
70 x 31 cm
Carry handle on the carrycot
Yes,
Inclining carrycot mattress
No,
Foldable carrycot
No,
Rocking-base carrycot
No
Ventilatilated carrycot base (bottom ventilation system)
No,
Carrycot installable in the car instead of a group 0+ car seat (Auto carrycot)
No,
Carrycot positioned high on the frame
No

The Car seat

Car seat compatible
Yes (without adapters)
Car seat sold separately
Yes
Maxi-Cosi/Cybex car seat attachment-type adapters available
Yes
Britax Römer car seat attachment-type adapters available
No

The Accessories & Extra features

Parent tray/organizer on the handlebar (included)
Yes
Cup holder can be attached
Yes
Reflective elements
No
No pushchair mode/seat-unit configuration available
No
Rain cover included
Yes
Mosquito net included
No
Leg cover (apron) included with the seat unit
No
Seat liner/insert included
No
Changing bag included
No
Carry bag/transport cover for the folded stroller included
No
Motorized/Baterry-powered
No
LED light(s)
No
Built-in audio speakers
No
A storage/bag can be attached instead of a seat
No

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Parent reviews of the Joie Litetrax 4

4.2/5
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  • Lightweight
  • Beautifully foldable
  • It was love at first sight 🙂
  • It's hard to get into the basket when the baby is sleeping and I have him lying down

When I first saw it, I knew it was the one 🙂 I was intrigued by the fact that it can be folded with one hand, is lightweight and has a beautiful look.

  • Handling
  • Spaciousness
  • I found nothing so far

Great stroller. It handles beautifully and is spacious.

Excellent

5
  • Easy to fold
  • Easy to store in the car boot
  • Unfortunately it doesn't face the parent

Excellent.

My favorite

4
  • easy to fold
  • easy manipulation
  • practical drink holder with pouch
  • the basket is nicely accessible and large
  • no reversing of the seat

My favorite pushchair. We have a black one, it washes nicely.

  • Comfortable
  • Positioning with a lever
  • Long canopy
  • Good incline angle when sitting
  • Length
  • Short harness belts

The only thing that bothers me is that it could be bigger and have longer belts. And the wheels rattle a bit. Otherwise in other respects better than the others. Overall, it's great.

  • Compact
  • Lightweight
  • Goes up to a lying down position
  • Large basket
  • Large canopy with ventilation
  • Easy to handle
  • Adjustable leg tilt
  • It is harder to get into the basket when lying down
  • The non-Air version does not have inflatable wheels, the wheels wear down quite quickly

A great stroller in a good price range :)

An excellent pushchair

5
  • Spacious
  • Large canopy
  • Large basket
  • Easy to handle
  • Nice design
  • None

An excellent pushchair, we were very happy with it :)

Can handle any terrain

4
  • Comfortable
  • After a while it started to squeak
  • A bit complicated to clean

Very satisfied. Can handle any terrain.

Quality, nice buggy from a proven brand

4

Good quality, nice buggy from a proven brand.

I regret not having it for my first child

4
  • light
  • easy to fold
  • doesn't take up much space in the boot of the car
  • easy to drive around town
  • nice look
  • two drink holders
  • small foam wheels will only travel on pavements and paved roads
  • the wind blows through the canopy
  • the apron only covers the bottom of the legs and falls down a lot

I regret not having it for my first child. It's lightweight, folds easily into the car, unfolds easily, doesn't take up much space. The rain cover covers well and has vents that you can't even see. Not for off-road though, the wheels are foam and pretty small. Also, there is a lot of wind that gets inside. It's more of a ride around town kind of thing. The apron seems to me to be useless.

Your questions about the Joie Litetrax 4

1)

Is the grey flannel model sold only by Argos waterproof without the rain cover?

Hey, Donna,

It should be waterproof in terms of the fabric being thick enough not to drip through on the baby. The water however may partially soak in the water, so for occasional rain, I wouldn't bother much with the ran cover, but for real rain, I would rather get a rain cover.

.eli - 07 Sep 2023
2)

Hi,

Just wondering if I could use a Joie car seat and carry cot Ramble XL that would normally fit in a Versatrax push chair with this Litetrax 4 push chair for my newborn.

Thanks

Hey, Tm,

The Litetrax only officially fits the Joie Juva car seat - adapter-free on the child tray. You need carrycot adapters to ft the carrycot, and a Ramble should work officially, though the Ramble XL SHOULD fit on those Ramble adapters. I cannot, however, guarantee it will fit neatly over the seat, it is a larger carrycot, but in theory it should.

On those same - carrycot - adapters, you should be able to attach other Joie car seats, but also Cybex. Maxi-Cosi, Recaro or Kiddy car seats (without the adapters, they won't work).

.eli - 16 Jul 2023
3)

Hello, I've just bought the Litetrax 4 and I am unable to click the cup holder into place. This makes it extremely unsafe as I don't want to spill hot coffee all over my toddler. Is this a fault with the particular one I've bought or do none of them actually click into place?

Heya, Julie,

I am not sure which cup holder you mean. I know there is a Mytrax / Verstarax cup Holder, and that would not fit well on the Litetrax. Though if you mean the cup holder on the handle = the tray, that should click on the handle well and should not be loose. If it is, it is probably either faulty, or not well mounted.

.eli - 25 Jan 2023
4)

Hi,

I can't seem to find a travel bag for the Jolie Litrax 4. Can you recommend one as I am taking it on the plane to Portugal at the end of Sept and need one. I would also like to pop it in a bag before putting it in the boot of the car.

Thanks.

Hi, Roberta,

There is no dedicated bag for the Litetrax, that is why you cannot find one. The best is to find any universal bag, and it is actually rather hard to suggest one without knowing your budget for it - the best ones being Stokke and Bugaboo ones, though also rather large and expensive. Other than that, anything mid-size would work, especially on Amazon you can find multiple stroller travel bags (like this one, could work for you).

.eli - 25 Aug 2022
5)

Hi there.

Does the Litetrax 4 have an additional toddler seat that is compatible to add for a second child?

Hi there,

No, the Litetrax is not convertible in a double pushchair at all, I'm afraid. Most you can do is to add a sibling board (with or without a seat), though it will lower the comfort of pushing considerably.

.eli - 23 Aug 2022
6)

Why do my back wheels on my Joie wobble and look like they’re not connected properly to the frame where the wheels are supposed to connect?

Hi, Chantelle,

As for the WHY, I cannot tell you as I am not there and I did not put them on. I also don't know how the stroller was used, what condition it is in, how old it is... but the most probable cause is that the stroller is older and was overstrained with a heavier child/load in the basket regularly, which may cause the wheels to go apart more, and the joints to loosen up. My recommendation is to consult the problem with Joie's or your distributor's (the place you bought your pushchair at) customer service - and show them what exactly is going on, ideally with pictures and more info overall. They will tell you if that is something that can be fixed, or it needs replacing.

.eli - 02 Aug 2022
7)

Hello,

What is the distance between the two back wheels of the Joie Litetrax 4 in cm please?

Hi, Emma,

The Litetrax 4 is 60 (more exactly, 59.4 cm) cm wide in the rear part.

.eli - 27 Jun 2022
8)

Does the joie litetrax stroller has a parent facing option...? Can its handle be moved?

Heya, Anks,

I am sorry to say it cannot. The seat only faces forward, and the handlebar is fixed, it doesn't adjust nor reverse.

.eli - 09 Jun 2022
9)

Is it suitable to take on a plane?

Heya, Tasha,

If you mean as a carry-on/cabin luggage, then no, it is too large for that. However, almost all airlines allow the so-called baby’s luggage - a (usually free) stroller that they will take from you when boarding and return to you when getting off. Be sure to check your options with your airline. For an ultracompact buggy, though, you’ll need to get something simpler and smaller.

.eli - 29 May 2022
10)

Is it suitable for a newborn?

Hi, Melisa,

Well, it is, and it isn't. Let me explain - with a carrycot and(or a car seat that are attached with adapters, the Litetrax line is fully newborn friendly. Apart from that, the seat reclines pretty much fully, meaning a yes, it is kind of suitable for a newborn, however, it is way too big to be used with a newborn baby. If you want the seat to be used from birth, you need at least a good footmuff or a newborn insert of sorts, or better yet, a universal cocoon/soft cot that inserts in the seat, for your baby to not slide around in there.

.eli - 14 Apr 2022
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