Three wheeled mobility scooter
Advantages and disadvantages to a three wheel mobility scooter
four wheel mobility scooter. A three wheel mobility scooter
is more likely to tip then a four wheel mobility scooter however
the advantage to a three wheel mobility scooter over a four
wheel mobility scooter is its ability to turn sharper corners
and indoors this becomes very important. Outdoors there is no
question that a four wheel mobility scooter is more stable and
far less likely to tip over. If you are thing of buying a
mobility scooter and are trying to decide between a 3 three
wheel and four wheel, first consider how often it will be used
indoors. If you determine that it will mostly be used outdoors
then a four wheel would most likely be best.
Reviews and Information on 3 Wheel Electric Mobility Scooters
There are many different models and types of scooters. To meet
the different needs of users, mobility scooters come in 3 wheel
4 wheel models. A three wheel scooter is the most popular
for people with mobility needs.
Three wheel scooters are designed for maximum
maneuverability and are mainly used indoors. Because three wheel
models are not as stable as four wheel models, we usually
recommend four wheel models if you will be going over uneven
The 3 wheel mobility scooters are very popular and one of the
major advantages of this type of scooter is its low turning
radius. Three wheel scooters are the best choice for indoor use,
on paved streets, and in stores. However, the full size versions
of 3 wheeled scooters are still capable of providing good
outdoor stability because of their larger tire sizes and heavier
Three wheel scooters are mainly designed for individual use, and
can usually carry a minimum of 220 and a maximum of 250 pounds.
Earlier models of three wheel scooters were heavy and large.
With the advance of technology, compact and lightweight three
wheel scooters have been introduced in the market. Most
commonly, lightweight metals such as aluminum are used for
making lightweight three wheel scooters.
Three wheel scooters come in different models. One of the
popular models is the three wheel folding scooter. This is a
combination of the folding scooter and the skateboard scooter,
and includes the features of both. As in the folding scooter,
the 3 wheel folding scooter features fender brakes, and can be
folded into 3 or 4 after use. Therefore, three wheel scooters
can be easily carried on the trunk of cars, trucks, vans or
Most 3 wheel scooters include batteries that will get around 20
to 25 miles per charge and can be disassembled and transported
in a large vehicle, sedan, van, or SUV. Many models come with
headlights, tail lights, and turn signals for safe use on roads
3 Wheel Scooter Model Suggestions:
Drive Medical 3 Wheel Compact Scooter - Perfect choice for
reliable, affordable powered mobility. Its compact design and
easy assembly/dis-assembly ensures effortless transport and
3 Wheel Compact Scooter also comes with flat free tires and
a 15 mile range making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use.
Standard features include: Adjustable height seat and back -
Flat free tires - Top speed 4 mph and a cruising range of 15
miles - Cable free battery, operates by contact - Front mounted
basket - Easy to adjust tiller - Easy to operate speed control
and thumb throttle - Headlight - 250 lb. Weight Capacity.
companies make several models that have a very small turn
radius of about 37 inches. They achieve this by putting the
front wheels very close together and while they are very good
scooters, they will not have the same stability as something
with a wider wheel base. These types of units with a very small
wheel base offer more stability than a 3-wheel scooter, but they
offer significantly less stability than that of something like
the Pride Go-Go Elite.
Other brands of three wheel scooters include:
Summary of 3-Wheel Scooter Benefits: Good maneuverability,
plenty of leg room, more comfortable than
compact models, recommended for indoor and paved outdoor
use. A 3 wheel mobility scooter is a lightweight and
maneuverable solution to your mobility needs. This type of
medical scooter features two wheels in the back and a separate,
articulate wheel in the front. A 3 wheel mobility scooter is
more solid and durable than a compact mobility scooter, while
still retaining the ability to make tight turns thanks to the
independent motion of the front wheel.
The 3 wheel scooter is a very popular choice and is available in
a wide variety of designs, colors and styles from many different
manufacturers. Also remember that it is possible for the
electric mobility scooter to be changed and upgraded with
different features in case you do cannot find exactly what you
are looking for.
Remember to assess your needs honestly and openly before you
purchase a scooter. There are many quality mobility scooters
available in both 4-wheel and 3-wheel design, so finding one to
fit your needs is never an issue.
Reference Desk and Contact Information
Discover Your Mobility Inc
66 E 10 Mile
Hazel Park Mi. 48030