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The Most Comprehensive Mobility Scooters Buyer’s Guide

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Mobility scooters are an excellent means to keep your independence. Assisting in the ability to venture out to restaurants, parks, and shops. While being able to visit family and friends independently. Electric mobility scooters provide riders with reliable, portable, and affordable mobility. While being an easy to use & maintain alternative to non-motorized wheelchairs. 

Finding the right mobility scooter that suits your desired needs can be a very confusing and time consuming task. There’s a lot of motorized scooters on the market, often with indistinguishable differences. It is therefore vital to understand which mobility scooter will fully address your needs. Maximizing mobility without compromising comfort and performance.

We understand that multiple factors come into play before making a purchase, including how much you are willing to spend, usage frequency, and driving environment. Which is why Zip'r Mobility took the initiative to create the ultimate mobility scooters buyers guide to help in choosing a mobility solution. 

The Basic Questions To Ask Before Buying A Mobility Scooter Are:
  1. Where will you use the scooter? Indoors, outdoors or both?
  2. Will you be driving over curbs and steep hills?
  3. Will you be driving on asphalt, cobblestone, or sand?
  4. What weight capacity will you need based on your weight?
  5. Do you need increased performance through higher speeds and increased battery range?
  6. Does it need to be transportable and foldable? Can it fit in the trunk of a standard sized vehicle?

By determining the purpose and usage, you can easily identify which make and model will best suit your needs. At Zip'r we've taken the initiative in creating a comprehensive and full mobility scooters buyers guide. Helping educate customers about the differences about the different mobility solutions available. 

Zip’r Mobility prides itself in improving the quality of life for the families and individuals we serve. Our vast range of mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs allow riders to pick the best powered mobility solution based on their needs.

If you want to learn more about each product click the red highlighted text or image to direct you to the full comprehensive listing. 


Zip’r 3 Traveler ~ $674.00
The Zip’r 3 Traveler is the best option if your needs require a foldable, portable, lightweight and easy to maneuver mobility scooter. The Zip’r 3 requires less space to turn while also providing maximum portability. A long range battery makes the Zip’r 3 is among the best mobility scooters in serving individuals with limited mobility.

Zip'r 3 Traveler Is Best Suited If You Need:

  • Compact & Easily Transportable 
  • Disassembles Into Lightweight Pieces With the Heaviest Piece Weighting 31.7 lbs
  • Battery Range Up To 10 Miles
  • Max Speed of 4.25 mph
  • Up to 250 lbs Weight Capacity
  • Low Maintenance Scooter
  • Excellent Value

Zip’r 4 Traveler ~ $749.00
4-wheel mobility scooters like the Zip’r 4 Traveler are best for users that consistently commute over bumpy roads. The Zip’r 4 Traveler excels in traveling over cobblestone and sandy terrain. The Zip’r 4 Traveler while being heavier than the Zip’r 3 Traveler is still easily portable and foldable, disassembling into lightweight pieces. Like the Zip’r 3 the Zip’r 4 offers a long range battery and easily fits into the trunk of most vehicles.

Zip’r 4 Traveler Is Best Suited If You Need:

  • Indoor & Outdoor Versatility
  • Improved Performance On Outdoor Terrain
  • Disassembles Into Lightweight Pieces With the Heaviest Piece Weighting 34.5 lbs
  • Battery Range Up To 10 Miles
  • Max Speed Of 4.25 mph
  • Up to 250 lbs Weight Capacity
  • Low Maintenance Scooter
Zip’r Traveler XTRA ~  Starting at $749.00
The Zip’r XTRA 3 or 4 wheeled mobility scooter is best for those who need extra legroom and additional width in seating. Additional 4” of legroom over the stranded Zip’r 3 and 4 Travelers gives riders ample space while still being easily foldable and portable.
Zip’r Xtra Is Best Suited If You Need:
  • Increased Legroom
  • Wide Seats
  • Budget Full-Size Mobility Scooter
  • Disassembles Into Lightweight Pieces With the Heaviest Piece Weighting 31.7 lbs
  • Battery Range Up To 10 Miles
  • Max Speed of 4.25 mph
  • Up to 250 lbs Weight Capacity
  • Low Maintenance Scooter

Zip’r Breeze ~ 1399.00
The Zip’r Breeze long range heavy-duty mobility scooter combines the best of both comfort and performance. Wide plush seats coupled with unrivaled performance allows riders to travel long distances with comfort and ease. The Zip’r Breeze is best for users that desire a long range battery and a smooth and supple ride over indoor and outdoor surfaces.

Zip’r Breeze Is Best Suited If You Need:
  • Increased Legroom
  • Full-Size Mobility Scooter
  • Ultra Wide Seats 
  • Deluxe Features Such As Strengthened Suspension, Deluxe Seating, And Ultra Bright Lighting
  • Long Range Battery Up To 20 Miles
  • Max Speed of 4.5 mph
  • Up to 300 lbs Weight Capacity

Zip’r PC ~ 1399.00
Electric wheelchairs like the Zip’r PC are best for users that need to maneuver in tight surfaces. Indoor users can appreciate the Zip’r PC's tight turning radius, along with its ability to get close to countertops and tables. The Zip’r PC electric wheelchair excels indoors, while still maintaining the ability to go outdoors with confidence.

Zip’r PC Is Best Suited If You Need:
  • Tight Turning Radius
  • Ability to Get Close to Countertops and Tables
  • Ultra Wide Seats 
  • Battery Range Up To 15 Miles
  • Max Speed of 4 mph
  • Up to 300 lbs Weight Capacity

 

Available Options & Accessories: 

Once you narrow down a few models that you feel best suits your needs, check for available options and accessories. There are many of accessories, ranging from upgraded seats to extra storage that can help you further customize your mobility scooter. 

Now Your Ready To Shop & Find The Mobility Solution Right For You!

In order to make the buying process easier, we recommend browsing throughout the website comparing the various models of mobility scooters and electric powered wheelchairs we offer. Doing so will give you a very precise idea on the types of electric mobility scooters and their different prices.

Now that you have read the most comprehensive mobility scooters guide are you ready to shop? We hope that this guide helps you in finding the right mobility scooter / electric wheelchair that suits your needs. If additional questions come to mind feel free to contact us and we will provide to help you shop online for the best mobility scooter that suits your needs!


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3 comments

  • Very informative guide. Made my decision in purchasing a mobility scooter a lot easier. Very helpful. Purchased a Zip’r 4 Traveler and after delivery, have no complaints, only praise. Rides very smooth.

    John Kim on
  • Thank you for posting the guide, very informative. Made my decision to purchase the Zip’r PC a lot easier. Love the scooter, was delivered on time and nicely packaged.

    Sally Rios on
  • Great post. Very informative, got my Zip’r 4 traveler today and really love it. Solid and well built mobility’s scooter. Thanks for the help!

    Mark Black on

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