Choosing a Wheelchair Van Handicap Van or Accessible Vehicle BraunAbility — Volkswagen Routan

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Which Wheelchair Vans Are For Me?

Choosing the right wheel van can be a little overwhelming. While preference, e.g. Dodge, Honda, or Toyota, will play a role, keep in that there are several important factors that want to consider. This will be a useful starting in your search, but remember the best way to determine which vehicle best meets needs is to visit your BraunAbility dealer .

Is the Wheelchair or User Ambulatory?

If the Wheelchair or user is ambulatory, in other they can physically transfer the wheelchair or scooter to another a device, called a power base, can be installed in your vehicle by a BraunAbility dealer. If the or Scooter user is either not or their disability might be a wheelchair accessible van might be the choice.

Side or Rear Entry Van?

Most wheelchair are converted to become wheelchair or accessible by lowering some or all of the floor. BraunAbility side-entry either have the entire lowered (Entervan or Rampvan) or a of the floor from the rear of the seats to the back of the van (CompanionVan). vans (Vision) have a smaller portion of the floor Several areas highlight the between side and rear vans.

Expense: A rear-entry van typically has a lower price it’s much less to convert. Additionally, used back to 2004 or 2005 can be to provide further savings.

Ground Clearance: Rear wheelchair vans have ground clearance because of the van’s floor has not been and because the rear of the vehicle is elevated.

Seating Flexibility: The flexibility for the wheelchair or scooter varies greatly between the two of wheelchair vans. In a rear-entry van, the wheelchair or scooter will ride in a channel been installed in the middle of the from the 2nd row to the rear of the vehicle. In a wheelchair van, the wheelchair or user has much more If the entire floor has been like the BraunAbility Entervan or the wheelchair user can drive (if the has the physical capability and the vehicle has ride in the front passenger or ride in the 2nd row position.

Tight Parking: If the area you park has parking limitations, you need to consider one van type the other. For example, if you live in an that lacks handicap spaces or if your garage is too for a side-entry van, you might a rear entry van. if you live in an area with parallel parking, a side-entry would be a much better

Wheelchair Van Ramps – Fold-out or

How you use your wheelchair accessible will determine which is for you. The Infloor Ramp into the floor itself, the doorway open. This may be if you frequently travel with passengers. With the ramp below the floor you do lose a bit of which may be an issue for taller users. The Foldout Ramp may be a choice for taller individuals, or if you do not ambulatory access through the door. Simple manual is also a helpful feature of the Ramp. To determine which van will work best for discuss the pros and cons of system with your Specialist. Please note the Infloor ramp is only on the Toyota Rampvan Xi .

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What are the Physical Measurements of the or Scooter User?

Knowing the of your wheelchair or scooter is to the selection process. Before you your BraunAbility dealer, a moment to measure:

HEIGHT: measure from the to the top of your head while in your chair or scooter.


measure your wheelchair or from front to back, into account your and footrests, baskets, medical and any other protrusions.

WIDTH: your wheelchair from to side at the widest point, attention to arm rests or other above floor level.

these dimensions with the below, and you will get a rough of which conversion and which you should consider. Keep in however, that the tape does not tell the whole – there is no substitute for trying out a vehicle at your local dealer .

BraunAbility Side Entry Vans

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