Manual wheelchairs are available in a number of different sizes, prices and configurations. You will need to consider the following questions to help determine the most suitable model:
If so, the weight of the wheelchair will be important to the person lifting it in and out of the vehicle. Aluminium alloy wheelchairs are approximately half the weight of the same size steel models. You are also able to remove the wheels and footplates of select models to further reduce the weight.
Self propelled (24" wheel) are those that can be propelled by the user.
Transit versions (12" wheel) must be pushed at all times.
Standard seat sizes available range from 16" wide by 16" deep up to 20" wide by 20" deep. Larger bariatric models are also available upon request. For full details we advise you to talk to one of our trained consultants. They can help you find the right manual wheelchair, at the right price, for your specific needs.