Best Heavy Duty Wheelchairs

A standard wheelchair can accommodate individuals up to 300 lbs. For those over 300 pounds, a heavy-duty wheelchair is the best option. In addition to being capable of transporting individuals over 300 pounds, they also come equipped with a wider seat to make using the wheelchair more comfortable for bigger users. Consider one of these heavy-duty wheelchairs for you or your loved one.

Compass HD

The Golden Compass HD is a bigger, stronger version of the popular Compass Sport wheelchair. This heavy-duty wheelchair offers a stable center-wheel drive platform and an articulating chassis for stability over rough terrain. It comes with a standard captain’s seat and a fold-flat seat hinge that makes it easy to transport. This wheelchair can accommodate individuals up to 450 pounds. 

Jazzy 614 HD

This heavy-duty power wheelchair has dual in-line motors that provide greater efficiency and torque for exceptional performance. Its independent drive wheel suspension utilizes a dynamic spring-strut dampening system that reduces vibrations. With a 450-pound weight capacity, this wheelchair offers everything one would need from a heavy-duty wheelchair.

Jazzy Elite HD

The Jazzy Elite HD is a heavy-duty wheelchair that features two-motor, front-wheel drive technology, and heavy-duty construction. It’s a great wheelchair for outdoor use since it’s equipped with 14-inch wheels and front-wheel drive. The Jazzy Elite HD has a maximum speed of 4 miles per hour and can travel up to 9.8 miles on a single charge. 

Jazzy Elite 1450

The Jazzy Elite 1450 is an industry-leading bariatric power chair that has a weight capacity of 600 pounds. This durable wheelchair is easy to maneuver and provides a smooth ride for the user. Its patented mid-wheel design ensures that the chair has no problem moving over a wide range of terrain. The chair’s 4-inch, anti-tip wheels make it one of the most stable power wheelchairs. 

Permobil M300 Corpus HD

The Permobil M300 Corpus HD is a great wheelchair for individuals over 450 pounds. Its base is highly maneuverable and has both extended and widened for the HD model. The chair has sturdy arms and leg rests as well as wider footplates to create additional room and comfort. The Permobil M300 Corpus HD has ultra-strong actuators that allow users to safely elevate their feet above their hearts, and its durable mesh-style upholstery helps keep moisture away from the body.

Quantum 1450

This heavy-duty wheelchair is great for indoor and outdoor use. It has an innovative design that allows the chair to maneuver tight spaces. Users can customize this wheelchair to accommodate their unique needs. The Quantum 1450 has a weight capacity of 600 pounds and has a maximum speed of 4.5 miles per hour. 

Need Help Choosing the Right Heavy-Duty Wheelchair?

With so many options available, it can be difficult to choose the right wheelchair for you or your loved one. The certified Assistive Technology Professionals at Freedom Mobility can help you choose. We have over 22 years of experience in the field of assistive technology and will listen to your needs to choose the right heavy-duty wheelchair. 
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Administrator December 7, 2023
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