Which Scooter is Right For Me?
Let us help you choose the perfect scooter
Canada Scooters offers a wide range of mobility scooters in a variety of sizes and styles. With over 200 models to choose from, finding the right one for you can be a challenge! Fear not! The team at Canada Scooters is ready to help you. Before you begin, consider the three main decisions you should make when deciding which device is right for you:
1) Scooter or Powerchair?
Scooters and Powerchairs are different. A joystick operates a powerchair, meanwhile, a scooter is operated by a steering column and accelerator lever (like a bicycle). A powerchair is more suitable for those with extreme mobility needs. A powerchair is designed to function as your legs, and their wheels are found directly under the seat. Meanwhile, scooters have their wheels surrounding the seat. Their super tight turning radius makes navigating homes, stores, and offices incredibly easy. While some smaller scooters can be used indoors, they are not as agile as powerchairs.
2) 3 Wheel or 4 Wheel Scooter?
When it comes to choosing the right model, it depends on your needs. 3 Wheel scooters are generally smaller, and ideal for indoor use with their easy maneuvering. That said, they have less power than 4 Wheel options. Meanwhile, 4 Wheel scooters are ideal for outdoor use. Travel in confidence over variable surfaces and over a longer distance.
If you plan on doing a combination of indoor and outdoor travel, a 3 Wheel scooter is better suited, while a 4 Wheel scooter is not generally used indoors at all.
3) What Size?
3 Wheel and 4 Wheel scooters both come in small, medium, and large. What size you opt for depends on what makes you comfortable! We suggest trying out all three sizes to see what offers you the best stability and comfort.
Our mobility product specialists are ready to answer any questions you have about owning a mobility scooter of your own. Contact us today!