Mobility aids are everywhere and they come in many different forms. With a wide variety of wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs, power chairs and scooters, the choices seem endless. As you know, finding the best selling electric wheelchairs is a difficult task.
It is always good to also know the differences between the different types of mobility aids available. For example, as discussed in one of our other articles, power chairs and electric wheelchairs are similar, but not the same. You want to make sure your mobility aid will meet your needs. Even after you decide on the type of mobility aid ideal for your needs, you will still have to choose a brand and model.
In this article, we will explore the best selling electric wheelchairs. We did our research, pulled some data from multiple sources and brought together the Top 5 best selling electric wheelchairs of 2022. We have made this list based on price, accessibility, features, and other considerations.
*Note: These electric wheelchairs are in no particular order. Stay tuned until the end to learn what the best electric wheelchair is!
Best Selling Electric Wheelchairs of 2022
Shoprider Streamer Sport
The Shoprider Streamer Sport is a rear wheel drive mid-sized electric wheelchair offered by Shoprider. Total weight is approximately 164 lbs putting it a bit on the heavy side. However, it offers adjustable armrests and footplate, headrest, a 19 inch captain’s seat, an 8 mile battery range and 3 inches of ground clearance. It is powered by a U1 battery. It does not fold small enough to store in your vehicle or small spaces but it can be taken apart to load and unload into vehicles and holds a maximum weight of about 300 lbs. But, it can be a bit pricey with the MSRP being $5,295.00.
Golden Technologies LiteRider Envy Power Wheelchair
he LiteRider Envy Power Wheelchair by Golden Technologies is another rear wheel drive electric wheelchair that comes apart to make loading and unloading into vehicles easy. The LiteRider Envy comes in a variety of colors and can travel approximately 15.5 miles on a single charge. It is also a bit heavy with the total weight being approximately 123 lbs. The Envy offers a stadium style seat, 2.5 inches of ground clearance, and drives at a top speed of 3.5 mph. It is powered by two 22Ah batteries. It holds a maximum weight capacity of approximately 300 lbs., and the MSRP is $2,349.00.
Drive Medical Cirrus Plus EC
The Cirrus Plus EC offered by Drive Medical closely resembles a traditional wheelchair. It has foot rests for each foot as opposed to a single foot plate, handles at the top of the backrest for rear manual pushing and a 20 inch foam sling style seat with a thicker cushion than most seats of the same style. It is foldable and weighs approximately 146 lbs with the battery installed. The Cirrus Plus EC is powered by a pair of 12V 36AH U1 batteries. It can travel up to 15 miles at a maximum speed of 5 mph. And, it also holds a maximum weight of 300 lbs. Depending on where you buy a Move Lite, it may costs anywhere from $1,499.00 – $3,500.00
KD Smart Chair Move Lite Folding Power Chair
Move Lite Folding Power Chair is an electric wheelchair offered by Rolstoel. It is powered by a 24V 12AH Ternary Lithium Ion Polymer battery. This allows you to travel up to 15 miles at a max speed of 5 mph on a single battery charge. With the battery installed, Move Lite weighs approximately 50 lbs and has a max weight capacity of 300 lbs. It offers an 18.5 inch wide seat and 3.5 inches of ground clearance. It drives on 12 inch rear wheels and can be folded and stored in small spaces. The Move Lite is available for $3,999.00 MSRP.
Drive Medical Trident HD
The Trident HD is another electric wheelchair offered by Drive Medical. Unlike the other electric wheelchairs, the front wheels are larger than the rear wheels, measuring at 14 inches. The Trident HD weighs 212 lbs with the battery installed making it the heaviest on this list. It’s powered by a pair of 12V 50AH batteries. The Trident HD offers a 22 inch and a 24 inch semi-reclining captain seat, a headrest, 2.5 inches of ground clearance and drives up to 15 miles on a single battery charge. Trident HD does not fold and due to its heavy weight and heavy duty design. It holds a max weight capacity of 450 lbs, the highest weight capacity of any electric wheelchair on this list. MSRP for the Trident HD is $9,094.00, but it can be found for as little as $2,899.00.
When compared to EasyGo Power Chairs…
In some cases, people end up with a big, heavy and expensive electric wheelchair that they are not happy with. They later find out their needs could have been met with the ease and convenience of foldable power chairs, such as our EasyGo Power Chairs. EasyGo Mobility offers lightweight, high quality power chairs which cost significantly less than most electric wheelchairs. EasyGo Power Chairs also weigh significantly less and do not need to be disassembled to be loaded into vehicles. In fact, EasyGo Mobility offers one of America’s lightest foldable power chairs.
It can be lifted by its frame and does not require a lift or a ramp for loading. The Elite Model offers a max weight capacity of 264 lbs., can travel 15 miles at a top speed of 3.7 mph on a single battery charge and is powered by a single 24V 6AH Lithium-Ion battery. The battery loads easily by sliding into its slot in the front of the chair under the seat. With the battery installed, our heaviest power chair, the Elite, weighs only 55 lbs. EasyGo also offers 4.5 inches of ground clearance, which is higher than the electric wheelchairs on the list above. EasyGo Mobility also offers free shipping and our power chairs are some of the most affordable available nationwide.
Choosing the right mobility aid can seem like a daunting task due to the many options. It can also get confusing to choose between an electric wheelchair and a power chair. Before deciding on a mobility aid, make sure to do your research to know the differences between them. See what they offer to make sure you choose something that fits your needs. If you feel an EasyGo Power Chair is right for you or you wish to learn more, please browse our website or call us at 1-833-709-3499 and we will be more than happy to speak with you.