Best 3 Wheel Mobility Scooters

3 wheel medical mobility scooters or mobility travel scooter allows 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 3 Wheel Mobility Scooters

Editor’s Choice of Best 3 Wheel Mobility Scooters

1. Vive 3-Wheel Scooter

Comparison of Best 3 Wheel Mobility Scooters

side-by-side comparison of 3 wheel mobility scooters, reviewed below, will help you make a decision. Meanwhile, the list of these mobility scooters, in descending order of recommendations are as follows:

Vive 3-Wheel Scooter

Pride Scooter

Drive Spitfire

Pride Travel Pro

1. Vive 3-Wheel Scooter

Vive 3-Wheel Electric Powered Mobile Wheelchair Device for Adults - Vive 3-Wheel Scooter

Key Features

folding Mobility Scooter

First, this 3-wheel senior scooter can be driven indoor or outdoor on smooth surfaces such as concrete, pavement, tile, and carpeting.

Second, the senior scooter has a maximum speed of 4.3 miles per hour.

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

Fourth, this scooter has a tight turning radius making it easy to navigate through hallways and doors.

Also, it has a padded, 16.9” wide seat with a backrest.

In addition, the seat rotates for easy mounting and dismounting.

Furthermore, height of the seat can be adjusted.

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

Next, for convenient transportability, this folding mobility scooter can be easily disassembled into four pieces. In fact, the heaviest rear section weighs 29 pounds. Moreover, the disassembled pieces easily fit in the trunk of a standard sized car.

Also, this folding mobility scooter comes with a 12” x 8” storage basket mounted on the front.

Finally, the control panel has the following features:

Firstly, a variable speed dial lets you set maximum speed.
Secondly, drive in forward or reverse.
Thirdly, turn on headlights.
Also, create a warning sound.
Lastly, a color-coded indicator shows battery life.

Other Features

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

Second, it has 7.5” flat-free, non-marking tires.

Third, this senior scooter is 37” long, 19.5” wide, and 33” high.

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

In addition, this senior scooter weighs about 77 pounds.

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

PROS

First, this scooter comes with a 5-year limited guarantee.

Also, with a length of 37" this scooter is one of the two shortest of the scooters reviewed here. Incidentally, a compact scooter makes it more maneuverable in the home. On the other hand, a compact scooter may be too small for some folks.

CONS

However, no turning radius provided.

2. Pride Scooter

Pride Go-Go Sport 3 Wheel Mobility Scooter - Motorized Electric Medical Carts - Pride Go-Go Mobility Scooter - Pride Go-Go Scooter - Pride Mobility Scooter

Key Features

folding mobility scooter

First, this 3-wheel scooter can be driven indoor or outdoor over smooth surfaces as well as grass.

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

Third, the medical scooter has a driving distance of 9 to 12 miles with a fully charged battery.

Fourth, this travel scooter has a turning radius of 33 inches.

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

Also, the foldable seat is 17” wide and 17” deep.

In addition, the seat is 20.5 to 22 inches above the ground and 17 to 18 inches above the deck of the medical scooter.

Furthermore, the seat swivels 360 degrees for easy mounting and dismounting.

Next, the seat’s height can be adjusted.

Also, for convenient transportability, a feather touch mechanism disassembles this folding mobility scooter into five pieces. Meanwhile the heaviest piece weighs 36 pounds. Most noteworthy, all the pieces can fit in the trunk of even small cars.

In addition, it has a front mounted storage basket.

Finally, ergonomic wraparound handles makes it comfortable to drive the scooter.

Other Features

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

Second, it has black, non-scuffing 3” x 8” solid front tires and 3” x 9” solid rear tires.

Because the scooter is 20 inches wide it will go through an average door.

Also, it is 43 inches long.

In addition, the battery can be charged while mounted in the scooter or after being easily removed from the scooter.

Furthermore, the battery is fully charged in six to eight hours or overnight.

Next, the battery weighs 14 pounds.

Also, the travel scooter weighs about 83.2 pounds.

Finally, it comes with a 3-year limited warranty on the frame, 1-year limited warranty on the electronics, and 1-year limited warranty on the drivetrain.

PROS

First, this folding mobility scooter has a feather touch mechanism to disassemble the scooter. Consequently, it saves time when you want to put the scooter in a car.

CONS

However, with a 1-year limited warranty on the electronics, and 1-year limited warranty on the drivetrain, this scooter doesn't fare well when compared with the others in this group.

Also, with a length of 43", it is the longest in this group of scooters. While this long length might be agreeable with some, if may be inconvenient in smaller homes.

3. Pride Travel Pro

Pride Travel Pro Premium 3-Wheel Mobility Scooter – Pride Mobility Scooter – Pride Scooter

Key Features

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First, this 3-wheel senior scooter can be driven indoor or outdoor over smooth surfaces as well as grass.

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

Third, it has a 6-degree climbing angle.

Fourth, scooter has a driving distance of 6.3 miles with a fully charged battery.

Fifth, this travel scooter has a sharp turning radius of 32.5 inches. Therefore, it is maneuverable in tight spaces.

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

In addition, the attractive fully padded faux-leather seat is 17” wide, while the backrest is 14” high.

Furthermore, the seat is 15.75 to 17.25 inches above the deck of the scooter.

By the way, the seat’s height can be adjusted to accommodate users of all heights.

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

In addition, for convenient transportability, this folding mobility scooter can be easily disassembled into five pieces. In fact, the heaviest piece weighs 27.5 pounds. Moreover, the disassembled pieces easily fit in the trunk of an average sized car.

Furthermore, this travel scooter has a front mounted storage basket.

Finally, this travel scooter can easily maneuver around hallways and doorframes. So, it can be used inside a house. Also, it can be used for shopping.

Other Features

First, this scooter can be driven by anyone weighing less than 275 pounds.

Second, it has 8” solid, flat free, rubber wheels.

Third, the scooter is 22.3” wide, 37“ long, and 35” high.

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

Also, the battery is fully charged in eight hours or overnight. However, the first time it may take up to 12 hours to charge.

In addition, the two sealed lead acid batteries weigh 17 pounds in total.

Furthermore, the scooter weighs about 95 pounds.

Incidentally, there is a cup holder on the side of the seat.

Finally, it comes with a 1-year limited warranty.

PROS

First, the 32.5 inches turning radius is the best of the scooters reviewed here.

Second, the fully padded armrests can be pulled in or out. Also, the armrests flip up for mounting or dismounting from the scooter.

Third, it has a cup holder on the side of the seat.

Finally, at 37" this is one of the two shortest scooters in this group.

CONS

First, with a maximum driving distance of only 6.3 miles with a fully charged battery, it is the smallest in this group of scooters. So, depending on its use, there may be a need for more frequent recharging of the battery.

Also, this scooter only has a 1-year limited warranty, which is the lowest in this group of scooters.

4. Drive Spitfire

Drive Medical Spitfire Scout 3 – Drive Spitfire Scout 3

Key Features

3 wheel mobility scooter

First, this 3-wheel scooter can be driven indoor or outdoor on smooth surfaces.

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 9 miles with a fully charged 12AH battery or 15 miles with a 20AH battery.

Fifth, this Drive Medical scooter has a turning radius of 45.5 inches.

Also, it has a ground clearance of 2.5 inches.

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

Furthermore, the swivel seat is 16.5” wide, 16” deep, and the seat’s height above the floor can be adjusted from 17 to 19”.

Meanwhile, the padded armrests can be adjusted up and down.

Next, the backrest can fold down.

Also, it is easy to adjust the delta shaped tiller.

In addition, the medical scooter can be easily disassembled into five pieces. Incidentally, the heaviest front section weighs 29 pounds. And the disassembled pieces easily fit in the cargo area of many compacts.

Finally, it has a front mounted large plastic storage basket.

Other Features

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

Second, it has 8” x 2” flat free non-marking tires in the front and back with anti-tip wheels. Incidentally, the wheel base is 32.7” long and 16.5” wide.

Third, the scooter is 20.5” wide and 42.5“ long.

Fourth, the strong quick connect 12-volt 12AH battery or 20AH battery can be charged while mounted in the scooter or after being easily removed from the scooter.

Fifth, the battery can be charged in as little as 30 minutes or overnight.

Also, it comes with a 24-volt, 270 watts, 4700 RPM motor.

In addition, the scooter weighs about 85 pounds.

Finally, the scooter comes with a lifetime warranty on the frame, 24-month warranty on the electronic controller, 24-month warranty on the drive train components, and a 12-month warranty on the batteries.

PROS

First, a 20AH battery yields 15 miles, which is the most in this group of scooters. Consequently, the battery may need to be recharged less frequently than others in this group of scooters.

Second, this scooter has anti-tip wheels.

Finally, with a 24-month warranty on the electronic controller, 24-month warranty on the drive train components, and a 12-month warranty on the batteries, this scooter has one of the best coverages.

CONS

First, with a turning radius of 45.5 inches, it is the largest of scooters reviewed here.

Also, with a length of 42.5", it is one of the longest in this group of scooters. While this long length might be agreeable with some, if may be inconvenient in smaller homes.

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