Best 4 Wheel Mobility Scooter

4 wheel mobility scooter for seniors and others helps anyone struggling with mobility a chance to be active and remain independent. For example, seniors or others, having difficulty walking for extended periods, can use a folding mobility scooter to go shopping on their own. Or, if the weather is nice, they can go outside on their own without the need to have someone with them.

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Review of Best 4 Wheel Mobility Scooters

Editor’s Choice of Best 4 Wheel Mobility Scooter

Drive Scout

Comparison of Best 4 Wheel Mobility Scooters

Max user weight (pounds)

Vive 4: 265

Drive Medical Scout: 300

Drive Phoenix: 350

Sleerway: 265

Pride Mobility: 325

Turning radius (feet)

Vive 4: 4.3

Drive Medical Scout: 4.5

Drive Phoenix: 4.5

Sleerway: 3.6

Pride Mobility: 4.2

Disassembled pieces

Vive 4: 4

Drive Medical Scout: 5

Drive Phoenix: 4

Sleerway: 4

Pride Mobility: 5

Maximum miles on full charge

Vive 4: 12.4

Drive Medical Scout: 15

Drive Phoenix: 12

Sleerway: 10

Pride Mobility: 14.5

Warranty

Vive 4: 5-year limited guarantee

Drive Medical Scout:  Frame has a limited lifetime warranty. Meanwhile, the electronic controller and drive train components have a 24-month warranty, and the batteries have a 12-month warranty.

Drive Phoenix: Frame has a limited lifetime warranty. Also, the electronic have a 14-month limited warrant, while the batteries have a 6-month warranty.

Sleerway: 1-year warranty

Pride Mobility: 1-year in home service plan. Also, the electronics and drive train have a 2-year limited warranty. Lastly, the batteries have a 6-months limited warranty.

A/A+ Feedback

Vive 4: 87%

Drive Medical Scout: 83%

Drive Phoenix: 87%

Sleerway: 90%

Pride Mobility: 89%

1-5 Rating

Vive 4: 4.9

Drive Medical Scout: 5.0

Drive Phoenix: 4.8

Sleerway: 4.6

Pride Mobility: 4.7

1. Vive 4 Wheel Mobility Scooter

Vive Scooter - Vive 4 Wheel Electric Powered Wheelchair Device - Compact Heavy Duty Mobile

4 wheel mobility scooters

Key Features

First, this 4-wheel senior scooter can be driven on a smooth surface, both indoors and outdoors.

Second, the senior scooter has a maximum speed of 3.7 miles per hour.

Third, scooter has a driving distance of up to 12.4 miles with the battery fully charged.

Fourth, this senior scooter has a turning radius of 4.3 feet.

Fifth, it has a 15.75” wide padded seat with backrest.

Next, the seat rotates for easy mounting and dismounting.

Also, seat height can be adjusted.

In addition, the seat has two padded, adjustable armrests that flip up during mounting and dismounting.

Furthermore, the tiller can be adjusted to be closer or further apart from the driver

Meanwhile, scooter can be easily disassembled into four pieces. Incidentally, the heaviest rear section weighs 29 pounds. Also, the disassembled pieces easily fit in the trunk of a standard sized car.

In addition, this senior scooter comes with a storage basket mounted on the front.

Finally, the control panel has the following features:

Firstly, a speed dial to set maximum speed.
Secondly, capability to move forward or in reverse.
Thirdly, control headlights.
Also, create a warning sound.
Lastly, a color-coded indicator showing battery life.

Other Features

First, this senior scooter can be driven by anyone weighing less than 265 pounds.

Second, it has 8” flat-free, non-marking tires. Non-marking tires are relevant when used indoors.

Third, the AGM battery can be easily removed from the scooter for recharging.

Finally, it comes with a 5-year limited guarantee.

PROS

First, the Vive 4 scooter can be used indoors and outdoors.

Second, the tiller can be  moved closer or farther from the seat.

CONS

However, the distance between the two armrests is fixed.

2. Drive Medical Scout

Drive Scout - Drive Medical Scout Compact - Drive Medical Power Scooter - Drive Power Scooter

Key Features

First, this 4 wheel mobility scooter is driven outdoors. In fact, it is not recommended for use indoors. Incidentally, scooter has enhanced stability for the rougher outdoor terrain.

Second, the scooter has a maximum speed of 4.25 miles per hour.

Third, it has a 6-degree climbing angle.

Fourth, scooter has a driving distance of 15 miles with a fully charged battery.

Fifth, scooter has a turning radius of 4.5 feet.

Also, the scooter can be driven in forward or reverse direction.

In addition, it has a 16.5” wide swivel seat, with a fold-down 14” high backrest.

Furthermore, to accommodate a driver’s height, the seat’s height can be adjusted from 17 to 19 inches above the driving surface.

Next, the fully padded armrests can be pulled in or out. Also, the armrests flip up for convenient mounting or dismounting.

By the way, the tiller can be adjusted to come closer or further from the driver.

Meanwhile, for convenient transportability, scooter can be easily disassembled into five pieces. Also, the disassembled pieces can be loaded into a car, truck, or van.

Finally, it has a front mounted large plastic basket.

Other Features

First, this scooter can be driven by anyone weighing less than 300 pounds.

Second, it has 8” by 2” solid, flat free, non-marking wheels.

Third, it has anti-tipping wheels to protect you from sharp turns.

Fourth, the 42.5“-long scooter is 21.5” wide.

Fifth, the two 12-volt 12AH batteries can be charged while mounted in the scooter or after being removed from the scooter.

Also, the batteries are fully charged overnight. Incidentally, it may take up to 24 hours to charge before being able to be used the first time.

In addition, the scooter weighs 94 pounds with a 58-pound base, 20 pounds for pair of batteries, and a 16-pound seat.

Finally, the frame has a limited lifetime warranty. Meanwhile, the electronic controller and drive train components have a 24-month warranty, and the batteries have a 12-month warranty.

PROS

First, at 15 miles the Drive Scout goes the farthest of this group of scooters on a full charge.

Second, the distance between the two armrests can be adjusted.

Third, the tiller can be  moved closer or farther from the seat.

Fourth, it has enhanced stability when driving on rougher outdoor terrain.

3. Drive Phoenix HD4

Drive Medical Phoenix

Key Features

First, this 4 wheel mobility scooter is driven outdoors.

Second, the scooter has a maximum speed of 4 miles per hour.

Third, it has an 8-degree climbing angle.

Fourth, it has a ground clearance of 3.75 inches.

Fifth, the scooter has a driving distance of 12 miles with a fully charged battery.

Also, this scooter has a turning radius of 4.5 feet.

In addition, the scooter can be driven in forward or reverse direction.

Furthermore, the swivel seat is 17.5” wide and 17” deep with a fold-down backrest.

Next, to accommodate a driver’s height, the seat’s height can be adjusted from 20 to 22 inches above the above the driving surface.

Incidentally, the fully padded armrests can be pulled in or out. Also, the armrests flip up for convenient mounting or dismounting.

In addition, the seat can be adjusted to come closer to or further from the tiller.

Meanwhile, for convenient transportability, scooter can be easily disassembled into four pieces. Also, the disassembled pieces can be loaded into a car, truck, or van.

Finally, it has a large front mounted plastic basket.

Other Features

First, this scooter can be driven by anyone weighing less than 350 pounds.

Second, it has 9” by 3” solid, flat free, non-marking wheels.

Third, it has anti-tipping wheels.

Fourth, the 41.5“ long scooter is 21.7” wide and 38” high. Meanwhile, the wheel-base dimensions are 19.1” by 30.7”.

Fifth, it has two sealed 12-volt 20AH lead acid batteries that take 6 hours to charge. However, for optimum performance 10 hours is recommended.

Incidentally, the scooter weighs 132 pounds.

Finally, the frame has a limited lifetime warranty. Also, the electronic have a 14-month limited warrant, while the batteries have a 6-month warranty.

PROS

First, this scooter is the only one in this group that can support someone weighing up to 350 pounds.

Second, the distance between the two armrests can be adjusted.

Third, the tiller can be  moved closer or farther from the seat.

4. Sleerway Folding Mobility Scooter

Key Features

First, the scooter has a maximum speed of 4.97 miles per hour.

Second, it has an 8-degree climbing angle.

Third, it has a ground clearance of 4.7 inches.

Fourth, the scooter has a driving distance of 10 miles with a fully charged battery.

Fifth, this scooter has a turning radius of 3.6 feet.

Also, the scooter can be driven in forward or reverse direction.

In addition, the thick cushioned seat uses high density sponge.

Furthermore, the seat is 16.9 inches above the driving surface.

Next, the 360 degrees swivel seat’s height can be adjusted to accommodate a user’s height.

Incidentally, the fully padded armrests can be pulled in or out making it easy to get on and off the seat. Also, the armrests flip up for convenient mounting or dismounting.

In addition, the tiller can be adjusted to come closer or further from the driver.

Furthermore, the tiller’s handlebars help you turn, shows battery level, has speed control, headlight switch, horn, power switch, and forward/reverse bars.

Meanwhile, for convenient transportability, scooter can be easily folded and loaded into a car, truck, or van.

Finally, it has a front mounted basket.

Other Features

First, this scooter can be driven by anyone weighing less than 265 pounds.

Second, it has 9” solid, flat free, wheels.

Third, it has anti-tipping wheels to protect you if you overturn.

Fourth, the 44“-long scooter is 20” wide and 36.6” high.

Fifth, it has two 12-volt, 12AH capacity batteries.

Also, the scooter comes with a 24-volt, 300 watts motor.

In addition, the scooter weighs 101 pounds with a 63-pound base, 20 pounds for a pair of batteries, a 16-pound seat, and a 1-pound basket.

Furthermore, the scooter has headlights and rear brake lights.

Next, it has double spring decompression rear shock absorbers.

Meanwhile, the scooter is certificated by EN12184, ISO9001, ISO13485, CE, EMC

Finally, it comes with a 1-year warranty.

PROS

First, at 3.6 feet, this scooter has the smallest turning radius of the group reviewed here.

Second, the distance between the two armrests can be adjusted.

Third, the tiller can be  moved closer or farther from the seat.

Finally, this scooter has been certificated by EN12184, ISO9001, ISO13485, CE, EMC.

CONS

Of the group of mobility scooters reviewed here, this one has only a 1-year warranty.

5. Pride Mobility Scooter

Key Features

First, this 4-wheel scooter is driven outdoors. However, it may be too big for use in smaller homes.

Second, the scooter has a maximum speed of 4.7 miles per hour.

Third, it has a 6-degree climbing angle. However, though it is not recommended, it can drive on a 9-degree incline.

Fourth, it has a ground clearance of 3 inches.

Fifth, the scooter has a driving distance of 14.5 miles with a fully charged battery.

Also, this scooter has a turning radius of 4.2 feet.

In addition, the scooter can be driven in forward or reverse direction.

Furthermore, the swivel seat is 17.5” wide.

Next, to accommodate driver’s height, the seat’s height can be adjusted so that it is 20.5 to 22 inches above the driving surface.

Incidentally, the armrests flip up making it easier to mount and dismount.

Meanwhile, the adjustable tiller had LED lighting and a charging port along with a battery status indicator.

Also, for convenient transportability, scooter can be easily disassembled into five smaller pieces. In addition, the disassembled pieces can be loaded into a car, truck, or van. Meanwhile, the heaviest piece weighs 44 pounds.

By the way, an armrest bag under the seat helps to keep contents dry.

Also, there is a cup holder for coffee.

Finally, it has a front mounted large plastic basket.

Other Features

First, this scooter can be driven by anyone weighing less than 325 pounds.

Second, it has 9” solid, non-scuffing wheels that are 22” apart on each axle.

Third, the 43” long scooter is 21.25” wide and 35” high.

Fourth, the two 12-volt 18AH batteries can be fully charged, in 6 to 8 hours, using the charging port in the tiller.

Meanwhile, the scooter weighs 129.7 pounds.

Finally, the scooter has a 1-year in home service plan and a lifetime limited warranty on the frame. Also, the electronics and drive train have a 2-year limited warranty. Lastly, the batteries have a 6-months limited warranty.

PROS

First, this scooter can be used both outside or inside of large homes.

Second, the armrest bag under the seat helps to keep things dry.

Third, it has a cup holder for holding coffee.

CONS

However, the distance between the two armrests is fixed.

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