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Kipling Challenger Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 850 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Challenger - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

84% of the reviewers give the Kipling Challenger a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (72%)
Good (12%)
Average (5%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (4%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Kipling Challenger:

Reviewers like these things about the Kipling Challenger

  • Most of the reviewers mentioned that the bag is available in a wide range of good neutral colors.
  • Many reviewers mentioned that the number of compartments in the bag are sufficient and even have a separate pocket for smartphones.
  • Some users mentioned that the bag also has secret pocket to keep important items.
  • Users mentioned that the built quality of the bag is quite sturdy yet it is lightweight.
  • The bag is bigger than a purse but smaller than a bagpack and thus its apt to carry around as claimed by some of the users.
  • A lot of users commented about the great style of the bag.
  • A user claimed that the strap has sufficient grip and does not fall of the shoulders.
  • Many buyers also claimed that the bag is highly durable.
  • Most reviewers said that the bag is ideal for lightweight or school use.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Many reviewers mentioned that the size of the bag was quite small for them.
  • The zippers in the big compartments worked in one direction only rather than being double direction zippers.
  • Some reviewers said that the price is high for this bag.


Crowdsourced specs across all Kipling Challenger models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.7 oz (0.3 kg)
Length iconLength8 in (20 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)


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The Kipling Challenger ranks #35 compared with the other Kipling bags.

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vs All Bags

The Kipling Challenger ranks #1519 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Kipling Challenger vs the Kipling Seoul.

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Kipling Challenger vs Kipling Seoul

Kipling Challenger
Kipling Challenger


Based on 850 reviews
Weight: 0.7 oz
Price: $$

Kipling Seoul
Kipling Seoul

Based on 6,314 reviews

Weight: 1.1-1.7 oz
Price: $$

  • The Challenger is rated slightly worse than the Seoul.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 7,164 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Challenger is 143% lighter than the biggest Seoul (0.7 oz vs 1.7 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Seoul is available in these colors:

Bag ID 38282. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 04, 2019