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The MacSports WAGON CLASSIC is one of MacSports’ best-selling products. As far as collapsible carts go, it’s a darling of online sales due to their affordable price and presentation of features.

Designed to meet your everyday needs from a folding utility wagon, it is simple, affordable, and functional. Occasionally, it can also help you haul your gear on your camping and fishing trips in ways that make you wonder why you never used a collapsible cart years ago.

Utility wagons have almost become a necessity for some people. They allow us to haul stuff in a single trip, particularly useful when doing weekly shops. They help make small everyday tasks a lot easier to accomplish, such as doing groceries or carrying garden tools. They are also useful for beach and camping trips.

Since this one is one of the cheaper collapsible wagons available, we had to look into whether or not it compares to other carts we tested in terms of build quality–more than features.

Let’s dive in to discover what this cart has to offer and how it can make your daily life easier!

Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4.7

Reasons to buy:

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    Good value
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    Neat foldable and compact design
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    Portable with carry bag included
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    Reasonably lightweight
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    Easy to assemble and fold down
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    Decent maneuverability
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    Adjustable and lockable handle
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    Durable frame
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    Low-maintenance fabric
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    Cup holders for carrying refreshments
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    The cart features quite a substantial space where you can fit most of your gear, food, and drink.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markSeems like it shouldn’t haul more than 130-140 lbs
  • check-markWheels are not wide enough to navigate soft sand easily
  • check-markCannot stand on its own when folded and stored
  • check-markIt might do an excellent job of transporting heavy equipment and groceries. However, it’s not suitable for kids. Only because it doesn’t have added cushion to the seats.

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Mac Sports Heavy Duty

Overview

If you are encountering folding carts for the first time, you can start with a simple and budget-friendly one. A good example is this MacSports WAGON CLASSIC, which is recommended for a variety of uses as long as it does not include hauling more than 130-145 lbs.

The MacSports WAGON CLASSIC is one of MacSports’ best-selling products. Designed to meet your everyday needs, it is first and foremost a budget model that is easy to store when not in use.

On that account, it does a good job of being simple, affordable, and functional. Occasionally, it can also help you haul stuff on your camping and fishing trips.

This wagon features a heavy-duty steel frame and the tried, tested and true, mildew resistant 600D fabric. These materials are fairly easy to clean with water or dishwasher soap and are proven to last for years. With impressive construction–considering the price–this cart can carry a load as heavy as 150 lbs.

But while 150 lbs is a can-do scenario over smooth surfaces (i.e. concrete), it’s not advisable. That’s because, while the frame is pretty solid on its own, the soldering will give way if stressed too much.

Nonetheless, this folding wagon is lightweight and easily transportable. It folds neatly when not in use, so you can store it in its dedicated carry bag.

With the MacSports WAGON CLASSIC’s compact and portable design, you can bring it everywhere to haul your things. It opens and closes down in a breeze since no assembly or tools are required to put it together or fold it down.

Compared to the Timber Ridge Ironwood collapsible cart, for example, the MacSports Classic is cheaper, has better wheels in terms of going silent, but also won’t stand up as well when folded. Nor does it move around as easily when in its collapsed, storage mode.

Let’s dive in to learn more about these and other features and how they can make your everyday life easier!

Specs & Features

  • Product Dimensions: 35” (L) x 20” (W) x 23” (H)
  • Weight: 22.48 lbs
  • Capacity: 150 lbs
  • Available Colors: Black, Green, Pink, Red
  • Includes: Carry Bag, 2 Mesh Drink Holders
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Features

The MacSports WAGON CLASSIC is made of heavy-duty, powder-coated steel frame and 600D fabric. The fabric is mildew and weather-resistant, so it is quite easy to maintain and can last for years if cared for properly and not stressed too much.

This wagon can carry a load as heavy as 150 lbs. It’s a pretty standard weight capacity for groceries and even transporting a kid plus essentials.

It comes with a telescoping adjustable handle that allows for effortless transport across various surfaces. Moreover, this handle extends and locks.

When not in use, this wagon can be folded and stored in the carrying cover included with your purchase. Its accordion-style floor allows you to open and close it in seconds. No assembly or tools are required for set-up.

That means that it comes in handy as a standard piece of equipment in the trunk of your car, making a trip to the hardware store easy on your arms and back. Think about buying a couple of bags of soil for your flower beds, carrying them from the car to your back lawn isn’t fun. That’s why collapsible wagons are so much in vogue these days. As simple as they are, they look smart, because they are smart.

Suitable for different applications, the MacSports WAGON CLASSIC can help you carry your groceries, gardening equipment, camping gear, and even event supplies. It even has two mesh drink holders that can hold your refreshments while doing your work.

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What we like

One of the best features of this wagon is its foldable design. It collapses flat neatly and easily. When you are ready to store it, you can attach the handles together using velcro. A carry bag is included for convenient storage and portability.

For a wagon with a steel frame, this cart is relatively lightweight. You can easily carry it to haul your stuff or groceries, especially with the carry bag provided.

Additionally, the MacSports WAGON CLASSIC is easy to set up and break down, as it requires no assembly. You can put it up or down in less than a minute without using any tools. This simplicity will benefit you if you are not familiar with how folding wagons work.

For a budget-friendly wagon, this product has pretty decent maneuverability. The lighter the load and the smoother the terrain, the easier it is to maneuver.

Helping you steer this cart is the telescoping handle. This handle extends and locks, allowing for effortless navigation even as the load gets heavier. Moreover, it is pretty easy to adjust.

The MacSports WAGON CLASSIC’s frame and fabric are durable. Built to last, the frame is made of heavy-duty, powder-coated steel. Meanwhile, the 600D fabric is mildew and UV resistant, so it is practically easy to maintain.

Another added value that comes with this cart is the drink holders. These cup holders come in handy when you have a pretty bulky load to carry in long distances, and you need an ice-cold drink at the tip of your fingers.

Overall, this wagon is reasonably sturdy for a budget-friendly folding wagon. The materials are generally rigid.

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What we don’t like

MacSports claims that this wagon can carry up to 150 lbs in one go. However, it becomes harder to control as soon as it hits the halfway mark of that maximum carrying capacity. At best, it can carry 60 to 70 lbs. without giving you a hard time unless you’ve got some above average muscles.

What’s more, is that even though you might be strong enough to pull cargo over even asphalt will little difficulty, the soldering at the joints of the frame can buckle when pressed and stressed at 140 or more pounds. So, it’s not advisable to carry more than 130 pounds.

For a more robust foldable wagon that can carry larger loads, the Sekey Classic does this in the same form function–albeit with more features–as the MacSport Classic. Though Sekey’s costs are significantly higher, it could bring more utility and joy to the jobs around the house and outings elsewhere.

While we didn’t test this factor, there are a couple of video tests online that demonstrate this consequence of overestimating a collapsible wagon’s ability to withstand the excessive weight.

There is also a significant difference between the MacSports WAGON CLASSIC’s wheels and that of the more durable MacSports HEAVY DUTY WAGON. While they are wide enough for hassle-free transport on solid surfaces, they are not built for soft sand. This wagon is impossible to maneuver on loose sand without getting stuck.

Another issue with this MacSports wagon’s wheels is that they are not as sturdy as the frame and fabric. They tend to break or fall off quickly, especially if you use them on rough terrain. Moreover, they do not have safety brakes or locks.

Further, this wagon cannot stand on its own when stored. When collapsed and packed in the carry bag, it needs to lean against the wall or any supporting material.

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Conclusion

While the MacSports WAGON CLASSIC claims to be suitable for various applications, we find it at its best when used for carrying your groceries or some light equipment at home. It also works best on solid ground.

If you need a cart for bulky hauling in rough terrains or at the beach, this folding wagon is not the best option for you. Explore some of our favorite carts in our latest guide here. The Timber Ridge Ironwood, while a little more expensive, is similar in price and function with more durability.

The Sekey Classic is definitely a more expensive folding wagon, but it can almost haul a hundred pounds more in cargo.

This collapsible cart is a good option if all you need is gear to help you accomplish menial everyday tasks, such as tending to your garden, carrying your laundry, or picking up groceries. It is reasonably affordable and delivers on the essential functions of a folding utility wagon.

Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4.7

Reasons to buy:

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    Good value
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    Neat foldable and compact design
  • check-mark
    Portable with carry bag included
  • check-mark
    Reasonably lightweight
  • check-mark
    Easy to assemble and fold down
  • check-mark
    Decent maneuverability
  • check-mark
    Adjustable and lockable handle
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    Durable frame
  • check-mark
    Low-maintenance fabric
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    Cup holders for carrying refreshments
  • check-mark
    The cart features quite a substantial space where you can fit most of your gear, food, and drink.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markSeems like it shouldn’t haul more than 130-140 lbs
  • check-markWheels are not wide enough to navigate soft sand easily
  • check-markCannot stand on its own when folded and stored
  • check-markIt might do an excellent job of transporting heavy equipment and groceries. However, it’s not suitable for kids. Only because it doesn’t have added cushion to the seats.
FAQ

Frequently asked questions about Mac Sports Heavy Duty

What is the best MacSports folding wagon for grocery shopping?

The budget-friendly MacSports WAGON CLASSIC is a pretty good choice for simple everyday tasks like grocery shopping. It is affordable, functional, and lets you get your groceries from point A to point B with ease.

This MacSports folding wagon is made of heavy-duty materials that are easy to maintain. With proper care, it can last for years and give you value for money.

Learn more about what we like about this utility cart by reading our in-depth review here. You can also check out other collapsible wagons in our latest guide here.

Can kids ride in a folding wagon?

Some folding utility wagons are capable enough to carry kids. However, most manufacturers advise against transporting kids on folding carts that are not intentionally designed for children.

In the interest of safety, do not use folding wagons like the MacSports WAGON CLASSIC and the Sekey Classic Folding Wagon to transport kids.

How much weight can a folding wagon carry?

Folding wagons have different maximum weight capacities, with some being able to carry more than others. DON’T TRUST THE MAXIMUM CAPACITY. In practice, Generally, budget models of folding carts in the market today can each carry a load of about 100 lbs. to 150 lbs. A good example is the MacSports WAGON CLASSIC, which has a weight load capacity of 150 lbs.

There are also large-capacity folding wagons that can carry over 150 lbs. in one go. Check out our in-depth guide here to learn more about today’s best collapsible wagons.

Does a folding wagon work on sand?

Not all folding wagons are built for the sand. Models like the MacSports WAGON CLASSIC do not have wheels wide enough to navigate loose sand without getting stuck. The MacSports HEAVY DUTY WAGON, on the other hand, can help you carry your stuff across beach sand easily. There is a class of collapsible carts for sand, namely beach wagons!

For utility wagons good for home improvement projects and shopping check out this updated guide here.

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