How much does an electric wheelchair weigh?
The weight of an electric wheelchair can differ greatly from one individual to another. In most cases the weight will depend on its use. Is it used for traveling? If so, a typical power chair used solely for travel will typically average 100lbs to 150lbs. They are made to be as light as possible for easy transport.
Is it a standard everyday power wheelchair? An everyday, average power wheelchair can weigh anywhere from 150lbs to 250lbs. The largest heavy duty chair can weigh up to 350lbs-400lbs. In addition to use, a power wheelchairs weight will also vary based upon the available options. The more features that are added, the more your chair will ultimately weigh.
It is important to consider the weight of the electric wheelchair, especially if the user will need to transport it frequently or if the user has limited upper body strength.