Scooters

Retail is quickly becoming the reality for many providers of standard mobility devices, and especially for providers of personal mobility scooters — and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, scooters open up a world of new revenue possibilities for any provider willing to explore and learn this important product segment.

The reason that scooters have taken off as a cash sales category is that funding options are limited. Many retail scooter customers either don’t have Medicare funding, or they are Medicare beneficiaries that won’t to settle for basic items that CMS will cover, and can afford much better options. Add to that the fact that so many Baby Boomers are entering an age where they can benefit from a scooter, and can afford to buy what they want.

The result has been an explosion of scooters that cover the spectrum of patient needs. There are scooters models that focus on durability, simplicity and affordability for the budget-conscious, and there are full-featured offerings that come with all the bells and whistles that appeal to well-heeled retail customers.

Suffice it to say that retail scooters represent a solid business opportunity for providers looking to expand their revenues. Here are some recent mobility scooters and related products available on the market:


Pride Mobility Products

Zero Turn 10 Scooter

Zero Turn 10 Scooter

Full-size four-wheel scooter provides navigation in tight spaces and around corners

The Zero Turn 10 Scooter is a full-size four-wheel scooter with a three-wheel turning radius. Featuring patent-pending iTurn Technology, the Zero Turn 10 provides navigation in small spaces and around corners. Other highlights include Comfort-Trac Suspension; indoor/outdoor use with high traction including on gravel, trails, and grass; a full LED lighting package with sequential turn signals; an integrated cupholder in the tiller; a puddle light; a USB charging port; and a 400 lbs. weight capacity.

  • (800) 800-8586

Pride Mobility Products

iRide Scooter

iRide Scooter

Full-size, four-wheel scooter provides navigation in tight spaces and around corners

The iRide Scooter by Pride Mobility features a height-adjustable, removable seat with a foldable tiller; a lithium-ion battery pack; an easy-to-grip tiller adjustment knob; a twist-grip throttle; an on/off switch; and a digital LCD display. Specifications include a 250-lb. weight capacity; speeds of up to 3.7 mph; a turning radius of 33.5 inches; a length of 38 inches; a width of 19 inches—20 inches; and a base weight of 32.2 lbs. when disassembled.

  • (800) 800-8586

MK Battery

MU-1 SLD M 33

VRLA AGM battery

New AGM battery supplies power for scooter applications

MK Battery has introduced a new sealed VRLA AGM battery for scooter applications. The economically priced MU-1 SLD M 33 is designed for basic consumer power and backed by the same “no-hassle” 13-month warranty that has differentiated MK products in the marketplace for years. AGM batteries supply sufficient functionality to meet less critical needs of certain lighter duty mobility applications. The new battery is widely available in 20 distribution centers nationwide for immediate delivery.

  • (800) 372-9253

Pride Mobility Products

Jazzy Zero Turn

Jazzy Zero Turn

Four-wheel scooter features three-wheel turn radius

  • Four-wheel scooter with a three-wheel turning radius featuring Pride’s patented iTurn Technology.
  • CTS Suspension and dual motors provide a smooth ride over varied terrain.
  • Includes full LED lighting package, under seat storage, USB charger port in tiller and standard front basket.
  • (800) 800-8586

Pride Mobility Products

ZT10 Scooter

ZT10 Scooter

Pride Mobility launches scooter for versatile terrain

The ZT10 Scooter from Pride Mobility is a full-size 4-wheel scooter, and with its patented iTurn Technology, the ZT10 has a 3-wheel turning radius. The power dual motor provides indoor and outdoor use with traction on gravel, trails and grass. Other features include a 3-speed control dial; full LED lighting package with turn signals; and an integrated cupholder in the tiller. The ZT10 supports a weight capacity up to 400 pounds.

  • (800) 800-8586

Pride Mobility Products

Wrangler Scooter

Wrangler Scooter

Pride Mobility rolls out a rear-wheeldrive PMV for rugged terrain

The Wrangler Scooter is a rear-wheel-drive personal mobility vehicle (PMV) designed for outdoor use and rugged terrain. The PMV features a dual inline, 24-volt DC motor, full suspension, back-up sensors and a weight capacity of 350 pounds. It comes with a full LED lighting package that includes headlights, directional signals and hazard lights. For convenience, the Wrangler contains an onboard battery charger with an XLR charging port on the tiller.

  • (800) 800-8586

Pride Mobility Products

Jazzy Zero Turn

Jazzy Zero Turn

Pride Mobility introduces new iTurn technology

The Jazzy Zero Turn power chair features a tight 38.25 inch turning radius, giving this four-wheel power chair the maneuverability of a three-wheel chair. Pride Mobility’s patent-pending control system iTurn Technology works with the chair’s two motor drive to allow users to navigate tight corners and spaces. Other features include CTS suspension, full LED lighting package, and built-in USB charger for portable devices. The chair uses two 22 amp-hour batteries for an operating range up to 10 miles. The Jazzy Zero comes in six colors: Fire Opal, Green Moonstone, Onyx Black, Pearl White, Pewter and Sapphire Blue.

  • (800) 800-8586

Pride Mobility Products

Jazzy Zero Turn

Jazzy Zero Turn

4-wheel scooter with maneuverability of 3-wheels

  • Tight, 38 in. turning radius
  • Independent CTS suspension, LED marker lights, extended-range batteries
  • Under-seat storage, and feather-touch disassembly
  • (800) 800-8586

Pride Mobility Products

Raptor Scooter

Raptor Scooter

ProductsHigh-performance scooter with 31-mile range

The new Raptor Scooter by Pride Mobility offers exceptional community-use performance, with up to 14 miles per hour, full suspension and a 31-mile range. The automotive styling, with full lighting and signals, LED dash gauges and spacious trunk give this scooter an added level of convenience while it’s high-performance 16-inch wheels with 400 pound weight capacity and adjustable seat make it easy to use and comfortable.

  • (800) 800-8586

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare

Panther

Heavy-duty 4-wheel scooter

The Panther offers a number of features to provide the user with a smooth and comfortable driving experience, including front and rear suspension with pneumatic tires, easy free-wheel mode, one-touch tiller positioning adjustment and ergonomic delta control handles for easy steering and throttle control. For optimal comfort, the Panther’s customizable features include height-adjustable captain’s seat with a fold-down, reclining backrest, adjustable headrest, and flip-back, angle adjustable armrests.

  • (877) 224-0946

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