Top 5 Rated Power Wheelchairs

Shopping for a powered wheelchair can be challenging for a couple of reasons.   First and foremost there are so many to choose from and coupled with that is the myriad of options of where to purchase them; online or at a local durable medical equipment provider.  Secondly, the emotional aspect for having the need of a power chair can be difficult for some people.  Lastly, they aren’t cheap so do your research and read reviews on Crytico.com.

Permobil C300

Permobil C300

Based on your reviews, here are the top 5 rated powered wheelchairs on Crytico.com

#1 Rated Power Wheelchair– Permobil C300

Permobil is one of the largest wheelchair manufacturers in the world with hundreds of thousands of customers.  The C300 is an engineering marvel along with comfort and simplicity.  Along with its power also comes a compact size to maneuver in tight spaces.  Some specifications include a 300lb weight capacity, 50 degrees of tilt and 175 degrees of recline.  Lastly, you can choose the color to give your wheelchair a little personality.  Click here to read reviews on the Permobil C300

# 2 Rated Power Wheelchair – Invacare Pronto M51

With a tagline of “Yes, you can”, it conveys the promise of the Invacare brand to support consumers. The pronto 51 is an indoor/outdoor wheelchair with a great combination of power and performance. Built with a patented Sure Step technology that allows for smooth driving over thresholds and transitions.  The weight capacity is 300lbs, 6 Wheels on the ground provide great stability and includes the programmable MK5 electronic controller for precise, custom driver control.  Click here to read reviews on the Invacare Pronto M51

#3 Rated Power Wheelchair – Quantum Rehab 6 Edge

Quantum is a division of Pride Mobility and it designs and manufactures complex rehabilitation solutions for individuals with comprehensive mobility needs. The 6 Edge carries a complete range of seating and electronics options to give you the best fit and feel. Complete with 10 colors to choose from, like orion yellow or pearl pink. Have a need for speed, this chair can go 6mph with the high speed motor option. Click here to read reviews on the Quantum Rehab 6 Edge.

Quantum 6 Edge Pink Pearl Base

Quantum 6 Edge Pink Pearl Base

#4 Rated Power Wheelchair – Pride Jazzy 600 ES

Pride Mobility has been making quality scooters and wheelchairs for almost 30 years with an excellent reputation.  The Jazzy 600 ES is provides excellent performance and exceptional stability. Its compact design and standard Active-Trac® ATX Suspension allows it to maneuver easily indoors and out, making it a superb, all-around power chair. This wheelchair also has a 600lb weight capacity. Click here to read reviews on the Pride Jazzy 600 ES.

#5 Rated Power Wheelchair – Pride Jazzy Select Elite

Rounding out the top 5 power wheelchairs, as rated by you on Crytico.com, is the Jazzy Select Elite.  This powerchair is front wheel drive and boasts in-line technology to provide stability and a tight turning radius. It also has wheelchair has dual-layer powder coated frame for increased durability and a black high-back seat with removable, replaceable foam and vinyl.  Click here to read reviews on the Pride Jazzy Select Elite.

Pride Jazzy Select Elite

Pride Jazzy Select Elite

 

What do you like, dislike, love, etc. about your wheelchair?  Leave a review today on Crytico.com for a chance to win an iPad.  Email info@crytico.com with any questions.

Top Five Mobility Scooters

Crytico.com, the first review website 100% dedicated to mobility products and services, has compiled this list of the top five mobility scooters rated by you.  The power scooter market has exploded in the past decade which can sometimes cause confusion with so many options.  The reason for the growth of power scooters is two fold.  (1) The aging population has a greater need for mobility related products; The American Community Survey (2008) reports that 38 percent of adults 65 and older have disabilities. (2) The escalating issue with obesity has increased the demand for mobility equipment. 

Aging Population

The following mobility scooters were ranked highest by consumers as reviewed on Crytico:
#1 Rated Mobility Scooter:
Go-Go by Pride Mobility – The Elite Traveler is a 3-wheel travel scooter and boasts exceptional maneuverability with lightweight design.  The unit can be personalized with color options to make it as unique as you.  To read the reviews of the Go-Go Elite Traveler, click here.  This reviewer loves the power of her Go-Go.

Go-Go Elite Traveler

Go-Go Elite Traveler

#2 Rated Mobility Scooter:
Victory 9 by Pride Mobility – This scooter is considered “full-size” due to its increased weight capacity; 300lbs.  This power scooter comes equipped with  light-weight, low profile, non-scuffing wheels and pinchless hinges & eight-position seat rotation.  To read the consumer reviews on the Victory 9, click here.

#3 Rated Mobility Scooter:
EW-37 by Electric Wheels – Do you have a need for speed?  This mobility scooter has a sporty look and robust features.  With a 500 lb. weight capacity, 15mph maximum speed and a battery range of 45 miles on a single charge, it’s a nice edition to the scooter line-up.  Read reviews of the EW-37 by clicking here.

EW-37 power scooter

EW-37

#4 Rated Mobility Scooter:
Companion 4-Wheel by Golden Technologies -This is our first 4-wheel scooter and is built for comfort.  It has a LiquiCell comfort seat, seat slide adjuster to adjust your seat that feels best for you, adjustable steering and a 350lb weight capacity.  Click here to read the reviews on the Companion 4 Scooter.   

#5 Rated Mobility Scooter:
Patriot by Golden Technologies – Another 4-wheel power scooter to round out our top five.  The Patriot scooter was introduced in 2014 and has a 400lb weight capacity.  This scooter isn’t cheap, but if you are looking for an amazing outdoor experience, this is the power scooter for you; it features an off road package!  Read reviews of the Patriot scooter by clicking here.

There you have it, the top five power scooters on Crytico.com.  Remember when shopping for scooters, do your due diligence.  There are hundreds of options and what appeals to one person might not be the most important thing for you.  Research the weight capacity, turning radius, ground clearance, warranty, battery life, speed, etc. And of course, read reviews from your peers…the ones who use the products every day.