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Kelty Transit Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.64
based on 80 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 15 reasons to buy the Transit - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


100% of the reviewers give the Kelty Transit a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (100%)
Good (0%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)





Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Kelty Transit:

Reviewers like these things about the Kelty Transit

  • A lot of parents are so impressed with its easy-to-access adjustment system that enables the carrier to custom-fit both parents.
  • Many users find the bottle pocket very convenient.
  • Some users love the easy-stash hipbelt pockets where they can keep water and snacks within easy reach.
  • Many owners are happy that it comes with a sun cover, changing pad, and a lot of storage with the different pockets.
  • Some users thought it has all functionality that they could ever need for a day indoor or outdoor.
  • A number of reviewers thought its storage seems endless and the comfort is great.
  • A lot of parents find it very comfortable for the kids to sit in.
  • Others thought it's a fantastic carrier for hiking.
  • Some reviewers thought that having a built-in backpack for baby stuff is a huge selling point.
  • Others like how the clips are hidden under flaps so they won't accidentally pich the skin.
  • A lot of users thought it's an attractive backpack with decent padding in all the right areas.
  • Many reviewers thought the placement and design of the straps, both for the adult and the child, are logically placed and easy to clasp.
  • A lot of users find it well made and smartly designed.
  • A number of users thought the fabric is enduring and the frame and seams are strong.
  • Some reviewers thought it provides excellent sun coverage for baby's delicate skin.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users said that the only downside is that the main storage compartment is a bit deep and can be difficult to get things out from the very bottom.
  • Others find the water bottle pockets too small.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Kelty Transit models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight5.3 oz (2.4 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)





Popular Models


Kelty Transit 3.0

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Specs
Weight iconWeight5.3 oz (2.4 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)




Rankings


vs Kelty Bags

The Kelty Transit ranks #23 compared with the other Kelty bags.

21Kelty Hyphen
3.75
Kelty Hyphen
22Kelty Eagle
3.70
Kelty Eagle
23Kelty Transit
3.64
Kelty Transit
24Kelty Ridgeway
3.60
Kelty Ridgeway
25Kelty Redstart
3.50
Kelty Redstart

vs All Bags

The Kelty Transit ranks #2155 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2153Baggallini Everything
3.64
Baggallini Everything
2154Kelty Transit
3.64
Kelty Transit
2155Jenni Chan Aria
3.64
Jenni Chan Aria
2156SKS Triangle
3.64
SKS Triangle
2157Jansport Merit
3.64
Jansport Merit



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Kelty Transit vs 4 other, similar bags.

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Kelty Transit vs Kelty Journey


Kelty Transit
Kelty Transit

3.64

Based on 80 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 5.3 oz
Price:


Kelty Journey
Kelty Journey

4.09
BEST
Based on 54 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 7.1 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Transit is rated slightly worse than the Journey.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 134 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Transit is 34% lighter than the biggest Journey (5.3 oz vs 7.1 oz).

Only the Journey is available in these colors:
Blue
Grey




Kelty Transit vs Kelty Junction


Kelty Transit
Kelty Transit

3.64

Based on 80 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 5.3 oz
Price:


Kelty Junction
Kelty Junction

3.78
BEST
Based on 56 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 3.4 oz
Price:

  • The Transit is rated a little bit worse than the Junction.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 136 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Transit is 56% heavier than the biggest Junction (5.3 oz vs 3.4 oz).




Kelty Transit vs Kelty Pathfinder


Kelty Transit
Kelty Transit

3.64

Based on 80 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 5.3 oz
Price:

  • The Transit is rated worse than the Pathfinder.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 84 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Pathfinder is available in these colors:
Blue




Kelty Transit vs Kelty Tour


Kelty Transit
Kelty Transit

3.64

Based on 80 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 5.3 oz
Price:


Kelty Tour
Kelty Tour

3.93
BEST
Based on 135 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 4.8 oz
Price:

  • The Transit is rated a bit worse than the Tour.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 215 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Transit is 10% heavier than the biggest Tour (5.3 oz vs 4.8 oz).

Only the Tour is available in these colors:
Blue





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Last updated on May 12, 2019