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Jansport Driver Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 18,363 reviews

We have checked many thousands of reviews and found 19 reasons to buy the Driver - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

83% of the reviewers give the Jansport Driver a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (67%)
Good (16%)
Average (5%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (7%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Jansport Driver:

Reviewers like these things about the Jansport Driver

  • Some users love the laptop pouch which comfortably fits their 15 inch laptop.
  • Others find it very reliable and holds a lot of weight.
  • Many users thought the wheels are very nice and roll smoothly.
  • A lot of reviewers love the adjustable handle as well as the backpack straps that can be tucked away.
  • Some users find the comparments and pockets wide enough to place college books and other necessities.
  • Many reviewers find it very well made and tough.
  • Others dubbed it as the most sturdy backpack ever.
  • Some users thought it is built for those who need to haul around a lot of stuff and designed to roll around everywhere.
  • Many users find the backpack large enough for binders, folder, composition books, lunch bag, water bottle, etc.
  • Others thought it has good amount of pockets.
  • Many users are amazed with how it has held up the constant beating of loading and unloading in car, and the rough concrete near the school.
  • Some users particularly find the handle well made.
  • Others thought it has a sturdy framework and handy straps that are easy to use.
  • many users thought this rolling backpack is very attractive and functional.
  • Others love the interior pockets for keeping small items organized.
  • Others like how the bottom of the bag keeps it upright without tipping over even when full.
  • Some reviewers also love the quick grab handle.
  • Others find the telescoping handle handle smooth and sturdy.
  • Some owners described it as a well constructed solid backpack on wheels.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users thought the bag is too heavy.
  • Others said the straps can be a bit annoying.


Crowdsourced specs across all Jansport Driver models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity34.4 l (2099 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4.6 oz (2.1 kg)
Length iconLength14 in (36 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Jansport Driver 8

100% choose the Jansport Driver 8

100 %
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Capacity iconCapacity34.4 l (2099 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4.6 oz (2.1 kg)
Length iconLength14 in (36 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Jansport Driver features:
  • Wheeled/rolling

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

Packing Guide

See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Jansport Driver models (the most popular choice is the Driver 8).

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

834.4 l4.6 oz0.14 oz/L


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The Jansport Driver ranks #23 compared with the other Jansport bags.

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vs All Bags

The Jansport Driver ranks #2008 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on May 12, 2019