Find the Right Mobility Scooter for You - INFOGRAPHIC

Find the Right Mobility Scooter for You - INFOGRAPHIC
August 18, 2017

With so many different types of mobility scooter available, it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. We created this infographic to help.

Class 2 mobility scooters Mini/portable mobility scooters Pros • The smallest type of mobility scooter available • Folds or disassembles into lightweight pieces • Suitable for indoor and pavement use • Extremely easy to operate Cons • Battery range may be limited • Not suitable for users over 20 stone Mid-range mobility scooters Pros • Robust and accommodating design • Some models (featured) can still be folded • Suitable for indoor and outdoor use • Covers longer distances Cons • Cannot be used on the road • More expensive than mini/portable scooters Class 3 mobility scooters Road legal scooters Pros • Fully road legal • Packed with features for safety and comfort • Can be used on different terrains • Maximum speed of 7.5mph (Class 2 scooters are limited to 4mph) Cons • May be difficult to store • Most expensive type of mobility scooter Other things to consider Manoeuvrability Check the turning radius of each model before buying. How far can you travel on a charge? Take into account the total distance of your regular journeys. Is there a warranty? Fenetic Wellbeing provides a one-year warranty on all scooters. What’s your budget? Smaller (Class 2) scooters are generally less expensive. Comfort Larger (Class 3) scooters are generally better equipped for comfort. User weight 15-19 stone (Portable scooters) 20-25 stone (Mid-range and Class 3 scooters) Where will you store your scooter? In the home (Portable and mid-range scooters) In the car (Portable scooters) In a shed or garage (Mid-range and road legal scooters) Features to look out for LED lights USB charging port Suspension system Off-board charging Pneumatic tyres Storage basket, Foldable/easy to disassemble frame Delta tiller steering Did you know? You do not need a driving license of any kind to use a mobility scooter. Class 3 vehicles must be registered with the DVLA. Class 2 vehicles do not need to be registered. Fenetic Wellbeing offers no-obligation test-drives and free delivery on all mobility scooters.

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