How To Decide On A Vehicle & Be Happy With Your Choice

decide on a vehicle

When it comes time to decide on a wheelchair accessible vehicle, a lot of thought and consideration needs to go into this decision. For most people, buying a wheelchair van is the second largest purchase they will make besides a home and definitely an important decision overall. A vehicle is something that is driven for anywhere between three and eight years depending on the type and model of vehicle(5).For some, they may know exactly how they want to decide on a vehicle and which vehicle they are going to purchase. However, for 43 percent of individuals buying a vehicle, this is a decision that takes weeks or months of research(4). The Internet plays a dominant role in peoples decisions. In fact, 83 percent turn to the Internet to do their research when [...]

Wheelchair Van Financing Options

Which option is right for you?

A lot of options exist these days to pay for your wheelchair van. There are two common wheelchair van financing options. The first is financing the wheelchair accessible vehicle through a loan. The second option is a vehicle lease. I have written a post on wheelchair van financing options before and can be found here. Depending on your situation, one option may work better for you than the other. Sometimes our clients look for 3rd party funding to help offset the cost of their wheelchair van. For example, President’s Choice Children’s Charity is a common charity client use.

The approval process for a loan or lease can be quick. It can take as little as a couple of hours or can take a couple of days. In personal situations, usually, a standard credit check is all that is needed for both options. For businesses, government organizations or non-profits, the process can take longer. For example, the organization is [...]

mobility vehicle questions

This week’s blog post is all about deciding when you are ready to start looking for a mobility accessible vehicle. You might have been toying with the idea for a while but things have come to a point now where you think it might be time. You might be debating a side entry van or rear entry wheelchair van, hand controls, transfer boards and the like.

To help make things easy for you, I have compiled a list of the 10 most popular reasons people tell us they are are ready to transition into a mobility vehicle.

 

Top 10 Signs You Are Ready For A Mobility Vehicle
Sign #1 – You’re finding it harder to get around

You may have noticed over the past few months your mobility is slowing down [...]

5 Tips For Choosing The Right Wheelchair Van Conversion

Find The Right Wheelchair Van Conversion

Dodge Northstar E Manual Grand Caravan Wheelchair Van Conversion

Finding the right wheelchair van conversion can take time.

 

Sometimes for our customers it’s a routine purchase as they have bought a few wheelchair vans in their lifetime. For others, it is their first time purchasing a wheelchair van and there may be a lot of mixed emotion with the purchase.

Everyone has different needs and preferences for a wheelchair van. It’s not always a one size fits all type of purchase. The five tips below serve as a road map on how to find the right wheelchair van for you and your family or organization.

Tip #1 – Know your budget range ahead of time

Buying vehicles these days has become very easy. Auto manufacturers have created a lot of different programs to help their customer when it comes [...]

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