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Jansport City Scout Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

4.15
based on 2,348 reviews


We have checked thousands of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the City Scout - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


90% of the reviewers give the Jansport City Scout a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (71%)
Good (19%)
Average (4%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (2%)





Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Jansport City Scout:

Reviewers like these things about the Jansport City Scout

  • Several users noted that the Jansport City Scout backpack is good as advertised.
  • Reviewers said that it is very sturdy.
  • According to those who have tried that pack, the bag has a really comfortable shoulder straps.
  • Reviewers thought that it has a right size for any student.
  • Users found that it has a cushioned laptop compartment inside.
  • Users also praised its roomy compartment.
  • Users also noted that it isn't too big and bulky.
  • Several reviewers have noticed that it has just enough pockets.
  • Other reviewers found that the bag is sure to last for at least a year or two.
  • A lot of testers noted that it is rugged and sporty.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that having no side mesh pocket for a water bottle is a little inconvenient.
  • Another reviewer said that the bag's straps are a little flimsy and not well-padded.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Jansport City Scout models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.9-1.3 oz (0.4-0.6 kg)
Length iconLength17 in (43 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Sport
School
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
Backpacking



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Jansport City Scout features:
  • Laptop compartment

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


Rankings


vs Jansport Bags

The Jansport City Scout ranks #6 compared with the other Jansport bags.

Top 20% Jansport bag

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6Jansport City Scout
4.15
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7Jansport Envoy
4.13
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4.13
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vs All Bags

The Jansport City Scout ranks #827 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 30% bag

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826Jansport City Scout
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Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the Jansport City Scout vs the Jansport Right Pack.

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Jansport City Scout vs Jansport Right Pack


Jansport City Scout
Jansport City Scout

4.15
BEST
Based on 2,348 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.9-1.3 oz
Price: $


Jansport Right Pack
Jansport Right Pack

3.94

Based on 18,326 reviews

Capacity: 31.1 l
Weight: 1-2.5 oz
Price: $$

  • The City Scout is rated a little bit better than the Right Pack.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 20,674 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest City Scout is 92% lighter than the biggest Right Pack (1.3 oz vs 2.5 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Pink
Blue
Green
Black
Red
Grey
White

Only the Right Pack is available in these colors:
Purple
Brown
Orange





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Last updated on May 12, 2019