When buying a new mobility scooter. the choice of size is not a decision that we can take lightly, since depending on several factors, we will have to choose between a small mobility scooter, a medium mobility scooter or a large mobility scooter. Not everything is a question of price. We can err in thinking that we should buy the cheapest or the most expensive scooter model. Below we explain the advantages and disadvantages of buying a small mobility scooter.
Who buys a small mobility scooter
Small mobility scooters have been designed for people with a medium-low height and weight. Within this heading, the user will find folding mobility scooters and portable mobility scooters, which have been designed to fit in small places and to be transported easily. You should choose a small mobility scooter if you are a person of low weight, you tend to move on surfaces with few barriers, you do not require great motor power, you live in a place with a lift (where larger scooters will not fit) or of tight spaces, you don't travel often or make very long trips with the scooter, or if you usually travel or travel by car, train, plane, etc.
In summary, the features of a small mobility scooter are:
Advantages and disadvantages of buying a small mobility scooter
Advantages of the small scooter
- Scooter length equal to or less than 1 meter
- Less weight
- Easy access to tight spaces (elevators, corridors, etc)
- Easy transport (most of the small ones are foldable or easy-to-disassemble (portable)
- Ideal for travelers
Disadvantages of the small scooter
- Less battery life
- Solid wheels that do not absorb impacts as well as pneumatic wheels
- Scooters normally without suspension (shock absorbers)
- Lower motor power
- Less response on uneven terrain
Small mobility scooters are also a good option if instead of buying, we want to hire a mobility scooter. If this is the case, you can visit directly our mobility scooter rental section via web or visit our physical store in Madrid, where we sell and hire mobility scooters and provide all kind of personal mobility solutions. We will be delighted to assist you.