Frequently Asked Questions on Center Wheel Drive

What are center wheel drive power wheelchairs?

In a center wheel drive power chair the drive wheels are located in the middle. Mid wheel drive power wheelchairs offer the best maneuverability, literally turning on center like a top. Center-wheel drive electric wheelchairs are perfect for confined spaces and require far less maneuvering than rear-wheel drive electric wheelchairs. These machines and are very intuitive to operate.

What speed do mid wheeldrive power chairs offer?

These power wheelchairs offer speeds up to 6.5 mph.

How many miles can center wheel drive power wheelchairs travel on full battery charge?

Mid Wheel drive power chairs can travel as long as 11-14 miles on battery charge.
How do mid-wheel drive power chair perform in rough terrains?

Most Mid-wheel drive power wheelchairs have large, 10" to 14" drive wheels. They feature obstacle-climbing suspension that allows them to safely and securely climb up to 1" to 2" curbs and thresholds with ease.

What features do mid-wheel drive power chairs possess?
  • Exceptional maneuverability
  • Can be used for Full- or part time.
  • Captains seat with elevating option (optional on some models)
  • Versatility indoors and outdoors, including semi rough terrain
  • Speeds up to 6.5 mph
  • Battery range of 11 to 14 miles, based on model selected.