11 August 2017

The Top 5 Electric Wheelchairs on the Market in 2017

Wheelchairs are one of the best inventions to help people who have difficulty with mobility. They can now have a better quality of life and can do more things that they were not able to do before.

Even better is when electric wheelchairs came out. The motorized wheelchairs have made it possible to move around with ease. There are many things to consider when buying an electric wheelchair. Some of them are the speed, range, turning radius, and transportability among others. The more and better features are included, the more is added to the electric wheelchair cost. But you also know that you are getting your money’s worth.

If you are looking to buy a new electric wheelchair for you or your loved one, check out the top five electric wheelchairs you can buy on the market for 2017.


#1 - Latest Foldawheel  PW-999UL: This wheelchair is durable with its aluminum material. It can also last for a long time with its Li-Ion battery. The tires have rubber tread, which makes it perfect for when you go outdoors and it can carry up to 220 pounds in weight.

#2 - EZ Lite Cruiser HD Deluxe DX12: This wheelchair is lightweight, it weighs only about 58 pounds, yet it is strong enough to carry someone weighing 330 pounds. The compact design makes it perfect for storing on days you will not use it. With four wheels, it is more stable. You can add an extra battery so that you can use it longer. There is a handle under the seat for easy lifting, and that also saves you from buying a lift for your car. It has a max speed of 5 mph and turning radius ranging from 31’ – 45’.

#3 - Invacare Pronto P31 Power Wheelchair: If you want something easy to use, choose this wheelchair. You can adjust the height and even remove the armchairs if it makes you more comfortable. It has a top speed of about 4 mph and a turning radius of about 5”. It can carry a weight limit of 300 pounds and offers a ton of comfort due to its cushioned chair and arms.

#4 - Drive Medical Sfscout4 Power Scooter: With only five pieces to attach together, this particular model is easy to assemble and disassemble. The quick-connect battery and the delta-style tiller makes it easy for those with limited strength to operate this wheelchair.

#5 - KD Smart Chair: If you’re looking for something lightweight, this chair only weighs around 50 pounds! The fold-able feature and compact design make it perfect for bringing on vacations. The design also makes it easy to hide in closets or cabinets when not using it, making it a space saver as well.

When you buy an electric wheelchair, make sure you do your research first. There are many bells and whistles added on some, and the important thing is that whatever you choose will be able to deliver and give you what you need.

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