The 2018 Buyer’s Guide to the Best Mobility Scooters

The 2018 Buyer’s Guide to the Best Mobility Scooters is a comprehensive article that addresses prevalent questions from previous customers.

The Buyer’s Guide considers the terrain traveled upon, whether it be in a flat surface or a rough gravel or grass pathway; the ability of the battery to deliver a considerable travel range; the weight capacity for our obese customers; the ease of use; and more!

Mobility Scooters Direct is dedicated to adding independence to the lives of our customers. We strongly recommend viewing this document before making your purchasing decision.

The Best All-Around Travel Mobility Scooter

The Solax Transformer Automatic Folding Scooter is an easy to use product. With the push of a button on the remote control, the driver of the quality disability scooter can automatically fold the product, to store away at his or her digression. Likewise, when ready to use the product, the Solax Transformer can be unfolded and ready to travel quickly.

The Solax Transformer is perfect for a plane, the train or an automobile. The disability scooter can be fit into a small space, being 18.1” in width and 36.9” in length. It weighs 57 lbs. (including the 4 lbs. battery) yet has a weight capacity of 300 lbs.

Solax Transformer Automatic Folding Scooter

When using this mobility scooter for traveling, the driver can reach nearly 4 miles per hour maximum speeds with a 24V 120W motor. The scooter for the handicapped has lithium-ion 24V batteries and it can cover nearly 14 miles per total charge.

The seat on the Solax Transformer is a padded folding seat, useful for long trips. The 4 wheel mobility scooter has a 1.60” ground clearance. The turning radius, 55”, will empower the driver with the ability to make tight turns.

The Best Value Travel Mobility Scooter

Plot twist: There are several best value travel scooters. Rather than select one, we recommend the entire Golden Technologies Buzz Around Series mobility scooters, choosing the best option based upon your budget.

A recommended selection is the Golden Buzzaround XL-HD Mobility Scooter 4-Wheel, which is an affordable mobility scooter, especially for customers on a tight budget.

Golden Buzzaround XL-HD Mobility Scooter 4-WheelThe Buzzaround XL-HD offers the benefits of a heavy-duty mobility scooter while being in a compact design. Take the 4 wheel disability scooter for travel indoors or outside, as it transitions to each with impressive expertise.

The quality disability scooter has a maximum speed of 4 miles per hour. The Buzzaround XL-HD, with 22AH batteries, can cover 14 miles per total charge. The weight of the scooter for the disabled is 118 lbs.

The Buzzaround XL-HD has the option of an 18” wide seat or a 20” wide seat, with the latter costing an additional $150. The ground clearance on the mobility scooter for traveling is 3”. At 47”, the turning radius is swift and concise.

The Best Upgrades Travel Mobility Scooter

The Drive Phoenix HD Mobility Scooter 4-Wheel is the best upgrade travel scooter on the market.

Stephanie E., a verified buyer, purchased the Phoenix HD for her mother, who loves the scooter.

“Very portable,” Stephanie writes, “and able to support her weight.”

Drive Phoenix HD Mobility Scooter 4-Wheel

The Phoenix HD reaches a maximum speed of 4 miles per hour. The long-distance mobility scooter can cover 15 miles per complete charge. The weight capacity is 21 lbs. — without including the batteries — yet has a weight capacity of 350 lbs.

The Phoenix HD has the options for additional accessories that upgrade the product to accommodate the needs of the driver.

An oxygen tank ensures the usage of a stable breathing machine as the driver travels from one place to another. A large rear basket is a spacious place to put personal belongings while the Phoenix HD is in use.

The Best Mobility Scooter for Travel

The Spitfire Scout 4-Wheel Mobility Scooter is the best for travel offered by our nationwide mobility scooter store. It has favorable mobility scooter reviews, such as from Margaret E., who awarded it five stars.

“Very satisfied,” Margaret said.

When venturing into a foreign area, it can be scary considering the variable of terrain that will be encountered. The Spitfire Scout has a 2.5” ground clearance and a 6” grade climbable.

This means that the driver can go over beaten down sidewalks without worrying about impediments, along with steep hills that the Spitfire Scout can climb reliably.

Other impressive attributes are the over 4 miles per hour maximum speed that utilizes a 24V 270W 4700RPM motor. The Spitfire Scout has a travel range of nearly 10 miles per total charge. The weight capacity is 300 lbs.

The Best All-Around Midsize Mobility Scooter

The Pride Revo 2.0 is the best all-around mid-size scooter. The product drives with expertise while having features that can’t be beaten.

The maximum speed for the Revo 2.0 is 5 miles per hour. The travel range for the 4 wheel disability scooter is up to 13 miles per complete charge, having lead acid U1 batteries. The weight capacity is 375 lbs.

Pride Revo 2.0 Mobility Scooter 4-Wheel

One of the best attributes of the Revo 2.0 is that it can be disassembled into smaller pieces to fit within a vehicle more easily. This makes the disability scooter easier to travel with, a feat that most competing mid-sized mobility scooters are unable to replicate.

The Revo 2.0 scooter has an under-seat storage area. It is perfect for placing important items when traveling from one place to another.

The Best Value Heavy Duty Mobility Scooter

What takes this competitive accolade? The best value heavy duty mobility scooter is the Drive Medical Panther Heavy Duty Scooter.

The Drive Medical Panther has strong performance. It is equipped with an 800W 4500RPM motor, capable of propelling the quality disability scooter to an 8 miles per hour maximum speed.

This long distance disability scooter has sealed lead acid 12V 50AH batteries. The Drive Medical Panther covers up to 25 miles per complete charge.

The 4 wheel mobility scooter is perfect for our morbidly obese customers who need a product to travel efficiently and reliably despite his or her high weight. The Drive Medical Panther has a 425 lbs. weight capacity.

The scooter for the disabled has a 4” ground clearance. The sizable ground clearance assures that the driver will not have to fret about scraping the bottom of the awesome looking mobility scooter on the ground.

The Drive Medical Panther has one of the most comfortable seating arraignments on the market. The scooter for the disabled comes equipped with a captain seat that contours to the back of the driver.

Drive Medical Panther Heavy Duty Scooter

The captain seat is 20” width by 20” diameter. However, this can be upgraded to a 22” width for an additional $65. Regardless of the selection, the driver will go mile after mile of travel without or severely reduced, tedious back pains.

The Drive Medical Panther will increase the independence of the driver, making it an excellent long-term investment. Along with purchasing the 4 wheel mobility scooter we recommend a vehicle lift or trailer.

The Best Features Travel Mobility Scooter

The best features travel disability scooter is the Pride Jazzy Zero Turn Mobility Scooter. The Jazzy Zero Turn is an awesome looking mobility scooter that features a variety of attractive colors, such as Green Moonstone, Fire Opal or Sapphire Blue.

Pride Jazzy Zero Turn Mobility Scooter

The Zero Turn Jazzy scooter has a 24V motor that enables the product to reach a 4 miles per hour maximum speed. With sealed lead acid 12V 22AH batteries, the Jazzy scooter covers up to 10 miles per complete charge. The weight capacity is 300 lbs.

One of the most useful features of the Jazzy zero turn mobility scooter is the complete lighting package that illuminates the path in the evening. When crossing a roadway, for instance, two bright LED decorative strips in the front and the rear, increase the safety of the driver as it makes him or her visible.

The Best Outdoor All-Terrain Mobility Scooter

The best outdoor all-terrain disability scooter is the Pride Victory 10. The Mary S., a verified buyer, is a widow who depends upon herself to travel from one place to another. Mary, 73, awarded the product a five-star rating in her disability scooter review, as she appreciates the increased independence.

The maximum speed of the Pride Victory 10 mobility scooter is over 5 miles per hour, as it is equipped with a 24-volt DC motor. The quality disability scooter has U1 12V 35AH batteries. It can cover nearly 16 miles per complete charge. The weight capacity is 400 lbs.

Pride Victory 10 LX With CTS Suspension Mobility Scooter 4-Wheel

When traveling in the outdoors, on variable terrain, the driver can venture confidently, as the Pride Victory 10 has a 3” ground clearance and a six maximum incline rating.

The elderly scooter can have an upgrade on its comfortable seating arrangement. The Pride Victory 10 comes standard with black vinyl foldable 18” width by 17” diameter. However, a black vinyl medium back cushion or a black vinyl high back cushion can be chosen as an upgrade for an additional $710.

The Best Features Full-Size Mobility Scooter

It should come as no surprise that the Golden Buzzaround Extreme Mobility Scooter 4-Wheel is recognized once again on the 2018 Buyer’s Guide. The four wheel Buzzaround Extreme Scooter has incredible features, making it earn this distinction.

Quality Mobility Scooter: Golden Buzzaround Extreme Mobility Scooter 4-Wheel

One of the most talked about components of the Buzzaround Extreme is that it comes equipped with a quick battery charge. The driver can get back out there, traveling from place to place, without having to worry about a lengthy charging time frame.

This long distance mobility scooter has U1 batteries that cover 18 miles per complete charge. The maximum speed on this full-size mobility scooter is 5 miles per hour. The weight capacity supports obese people who are up to 330 lbs.

One of the best features of the Buzzaround Extreme is the stadium style seating, which is simple to adjust for people with longer legs. The armrests can be perfectly positioned depending upon the preferences of the driver.

The Best Outdoor Luxury Full-Size Mobility Scooter

Once again, the Pride Mobility Revo 2.0 makes the 2018 Buyer’s Guide — this time as the best outdoor luxury full-size mobility scooter. It has luxurious features such as the feather touch disassembly into six separate pieces. The feather touch disassembly takes the scooter for the disabled apart in a few easy steps.

The Revo 2.0 is an awesome looking disability scooter that has sleek, stylish designs. It can come in colors Grey Street or True Blue. Both are equally impressive to the eye.

It has a bright LED headlamp that illuminates the night when traveling on this full size elderly scooter.

One of the most popular features of the Revo 2.0 is that it has an exclusive under seat storage. The under seat storage can hold essential valuables, when traveling from one place to another, in a secure location.

Purchase a 2018 Best Disability Scooter, Today!

This Buyer’s Guide highlights some of the best mobility scooters of 2018 that are sold from our nationwide mobility scooter store. These are excellent investments that will add independence and confidence to the driver of the scooter for the disabled.

To learn more about these quality mobility scooters, we recommend reaching out to a skilled technician from our nationwide mobility scooter store. To speak with one, please call (877) 721-7748. Alternatively, you can engage in a Live Chat on our website, where a technician is available to answer the most challenging questions.

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Andrew Fatalo is the owner of Statewide Mobility Inc & Mobility Scooters Direct. He has been in the mobility product industry since 2005 and knows a ton about e-commerce marketing. He gives back to the handicap community by hosting mobility scooter and electric wheelchair give-aways which you can learn more about by following his companies on Facebook.