If you or a family member experience limited walking capabilities either from injury or aging, choosing the right aid can help you retain your independence and regain some mobility. Canes and walkers are popular walking aids, but even those walking aids can leave users feeling tired after a while. Mobility scooters are a great alternative that allow users the freedom to be mobile without getting tired or sore. If you are in the market for a mobility scooter, consider taking Shoprider Sunrunner’s Four Wheel Personal Travel Scooter, RiderXpress by EV Rider, Scout Compact Travel Power Scooter by Drive Medical, the Transport Folding Travel Electric Mobility Scooter by EV Rider or the Recreational Electric Mobility Scooter Challenger X for a test drive.
Top 5 Foldable Mobility Scooters
- Shoprider Sunrunner Four Wheel Personal Travel Scooter
- RiderXpress by EV Rider
- Scout Compact Travel Power Scooter by Drive Medical
- Transport Folding Travel Electric Mobility Scooter by EV Rider
- Recreational Electric Mobility Scooter by Challenger X
Shoprider Sunrunner’s Four Wheel Personal Travel Scooter
Shoprider Sunrunner’s Four Wheel Personal Travel Scooter allows you to travel comfortably for miles, and one charge of the battery will carry you through approximately 25 miles - one of the best travel ranges in the industry. The comfortable captain’s chair with armrests prevents your arms, neck, and shoulders from becoming sore. The front-attached wicker basket allows you to carry your personal belongings with you. While this is one of the heaviest scooters, it offers one of the smoothest rides thanks to pneumatic tires.
- Long-lasting battery
- Large basket
RiderXpress by EV Rider
The RiderXpress by EV Rider is a full-suspension mobility scooter, which means that you will ride smoothly and comfortably. The scooter is easy to disassemble, which means it is easy to transport this scooter from place to place. Not only is the seat thickly cushioned, but also it swivels a full 360 degrees. The cheerfully bright color and sleek shape are pleasing to the eye, but despite the sleek look, this scooter can hold up to a 300-pound capacity.
- Full suspension
- 360 degree swiveling seat
- 300-pound capacity
Scout Compact Travel Power Scooter by Drive Medical
The Scout Compact Travel Power Scooter by Drive Medical is one of the most lightweight mobility scooters on the market. Thanks to its weight and design, the Scout Compact Travel Power Scooter is easy to steer and maneuver. Worried about minor bumps or dings? This scooter, which sports a front basket, also comes with two interchangeable colored side panels to hide dings or scuffs. Safety features include electromagnetic brakes, anti-tip wheels and a rear reflector.
- Interchangeable colored side panels
- Front Basket
Transport Folding Travel Electric Mobility Scooter by EV Rider
Weighing in at 70 pounds, the Transport Folding Travel Electric Mobility Scooter by EV Rider is easy to transport. In fact, this folding scooter can even fit into the trunk of a standard-sized car. With its small turning radius and easy maneuverability, this scooter is ideal for use in tight spaces like hospitals and shopping malls. Even though this scooter does not include a basket, the portability of this scooter will make up for that fact. Safety features include electromagnetic brakes, anti-tip wheels, and a rear reflector. This scooter can travel up to four mph.
- The most lightweight scooter
- Small turning radius
- Max speed of 4 mph
Recreational Electric Mobility Scooter by Challenger X
The Recreational Electric Mobility Scooter by Challenger X takes your mobility to a whole new level. Classified as a Class 3 vehicle, the Recreational Electric scooter is permitted to be operated on roads and highways. As such, its top speed of 18 mph is much higher than other types of scooters. To compliment the high-speed nature of this scooter, a safety helmet and LED headlights are included. Riders have the option to operate this scooter while standing or sitting. This three-wheeled scooter also has a basket, which makes shopping convenient. The Recreational Electric scooter has one of the highest climbing angles of 17 degrees, which makes riding up hills easy.
- Top speed of 18 mph
- Highest climbing angle of 17 degrees
- Option to stand or sit while riding
Traveling to the store or shopping at the mall is no longer an ordeal for those who experience limited walking abilities. Expand your capabilities with any one of these top five foldable scooters.