The Most Comprehensive Mobility Scooters Buyer’s Guide

February 10, 2021 6 Comments

What To Consider When Choosing A Mobility Scooter?

Mobility scooters are an excellent means to keep your independence. Assisting in the ability to venture out to restaurants, parks, and shops. While being able to visit family and friends independently. Electric mobility scooters provide riders with reliable, portable, and affordable mobility. While being an easy to use & maintain alternative to non-motorized wheelchairs. 

Finding the right mobility scooter that suits your desired needs can be a very confusing and time consuming task. There’s a lot of motorized scooters on the market, often with indistinguishable differences. It is therefore vital to understand which mobility scooter will fully address your needs. Maximizing mobility without compromising comfort and performance.

We understand that multiple factors come into play before making a purchase, including how much you are willing to spend, usage frequency, and driving environment. Which is why Zip'r Mobility took the initiative to create the the best mobility scooters buyers guide reviewing the top mobility scooters on the market in order to help you choose the right mobility solution. 

The Basic Questions To Ask Before Buying A Mobility Scooter Are:

  1. Where will you use the scooter? Indoors, outdoors or both?
  2. Will you be driving over curbs and steep hills?
  3. Will you be driving on asphalt, cobblestone, or sand?
  4. What weight capacity will you need based on your weight?
  5. Do you need increased performance through higher speeds and increased battery range?
  6. Does it need to be transportable and foldable? Can it fit in the trunk of a standard sized vehicle?

By determining the purpose and usage, you can easily identify which make and model will best suit your needs. At Zip'r we've taken the initiative in creating a comprehensive and best travel scooters buyers guide. Helping educate customers about the differences about the top mobility scooters available. 

Zip’r Mobility prides itself in improving the quality of life for the families and individuals we serve. Our vast range of mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs allow riders to pick the best travel mobility scooter solution based on their needs.

If you want to learn more about each product click the red highlighted text or image to direct you to the full comprehensive listing with customer reviews and testimonials. 

Zip’r 3 Traveler ~ $799.99

The Zip’r 3 Traveler is the best lightweight mobility scooter if your needs require a foldable, portable, lightweight and easy to maneuver mobility scooter. The Zip’r 3 requires less space to turn while also providing maximum portability. A long range battery makes the Zip’r 3 is among the best portable mobility scooter in serving individuals with limited mobility.

Zip'r 3 Traveler 3-Wheel Long Range Mobility Scooter

Zip'r 3 Traveler Is Best Suited If You Need:

  • Compact & Easily Transportable 
  • Disassembles Into Lightweight Pieces With the Heaviest Piece Weighting 31.7 lbs
  • Battery Range Up To 12 Miles
  • Max Speed of 4.25 mph
  • Up to 265 lbs Weight Capacity
  • Low Maintenance Scooter
  • Best 3 Wheel Mobility Scooter

Zip'r 4 Traveler ~ $849.99

4-wheel mobility scooters like the Zip’r 4 Traveler are best for users that consistently commute over bumpy roads. The Zip’r 4 Traveler excels in traveling over cobblestone and sandy terrain. The Zip’r 4 Traveler while being heavier than the Zip’r 3 Traveler is still easily portable and foldable, disassembling into lightweight pieces. Like the Zip’r 3 the Zip’r 4 offers a long range battery and easily fits into the trunk of most vehicles. Happy owners and users of the Zip'r 4 often mention it as the best 4 wheel mobility scooter. 


Zip'r 4 Traveler 4-Wheel Long Range Mobility Scooter

Zip’r 4 Traveler Is Best Suited If You Need:

  • Indoor & Outdoor Versatility
  • Improved Performance On Outdoor Terrain
  • Disassembles Into Lightweight Pieces With the Heaviest Piece Weighting 34.5 lbs
  • Battery Range Up To 12 Miles
  • Max Speed Of 4.25 mph
  • Up to 265 lbs Weight Capacity
  • Low Maintenance Scooter
  • Best Folding Mobility Scooter

Zip’r Traveler XTRA ~  Starting at $849.99

The Zip’r XTRA 3 or 4 wheeled mobility scooter is best for those who need extra legroom and additional width in seating. Cheaper than most other full-size mobility scooters the Zip'r Xtra line is our pick for the best buy mobility scooters. Additional 4” of legroom over the stranded Zip’r 3 and 4 Travelers gives riders ample space while still being easily foldable and portable. 

Zipr Xtra Mobility Scooter

Zip’r Xtra Is Best Suited If You Need:

  • Increased Legroom
  • Wide Seats
  • Budget Full-Size Mobility Scooter
  • Disassembles Into Lightweight Pieces With the Heaviest Piece Weighting 31.7 lbs
  • Battery Range Up To 12 Miles
  • Max Speed of 4.25 mph
  • Up to 265 lbs Weight Capacity
  • Low Maintenance Scooter

Zip’r Roo ~  Starting at $749.99

Zipr Roo 4 Wheel Mobility Scooter

The Zip’r Roo 3 or 4 wheeled mobility scooter is our most portable and cheapest mobility scooters. Great for travel and riders can easily disassemble the Zip'r Roo 3-wheel and 4-wheel mobility scooter into compact easy to travel pieces. Being the lightest weight mobility scooter that Zip'r offers mens that the Roo is our best foldable mobility scooter. Like all our mobility scooters the Zip'r Roo is TSA approved, making cruise travel and air travel exceptionally convenient. 

Zip’r Roo Is Best Suited If You Need:

  • Ultra-Portable Travel Scooter
  • Budget Mobility Scooter
  • Battery Range Up To 12.4 Miles
  • Max Speed of 3.70 mph
  • Up to 265 lbs Weight Capacity
  • Low Maintenance Scooter
  • Lightweight Scooter for Adults Best Portable Scooter

Zip’r Breeze ~ 1699.00

The Zip’r Breeze long range heavy-duty mobility scooter combines the best of both comfort and performance. Two powerful motors propel the Zip'r Breeze making it one of the most powerful mobility scooters available. Wide plush seats coupled with unrivaled performance allows riders to travel long distances with comfort and ease. Within our line-up the Breeze sits at the top of the range mobility scooters. The Zip’r Breeze is best for users that desire a long range battery and a smooth and supple ride over indoor and outdoor surfaces. The Zip'r Breeze is our pick for the best mobility scooter for outdoors

Zip'r Breeze 3-Wheel Heavy Duty Long Range Mobility Scooter

Zip’r Breeze Is Best Suited If You Need:

  • Increased Legroom
  • Full-Size Mobility Scooter
  • Ultra Wide Seats 
  • Deluxe Features Such As Strengthened Suspension, Deluxe Seating, And Ultra Bright Lighting
  • Long Range Battery Up To 20 Miles
  • Max Speed of 4.5 mph
  • Up to 300 lbs Weight Capacity
  • Best All Terrain Mobility Scooter

Zip’r PC ~ 1599.99

Electric wheelchairs like the Zip’r PC are best for users that need to maneuver in tight surfaces. Indoor users can appreciate the Zip’r PC's tight turning radius, along with its ability to get close to countertops and tables. The Zip’r PC electric wheelchair excels indoors, while still maintaining the ability to go outdoors with confidence.

Zip'r PC Long Range Electric Wheelchair

Zip’r PC Is Best Suited If You Need:

  • Tight Turning Radius
  • Ability to Get Close to Countertops and Tables
  • Ultra Wide Seats 
  • Battery Range Up To 15 Miles
  • Max Speed of 4 mph
  • Up to 300 lbs Weight Capacity 
  • Best Mobility Scooter for Adults

Available Options & Accessories: 

Once you narrow down a few models that you feel best suits your needs, check for available options and accessories. There are many of accessories, ranging from upgraded seats to extra storage that can help you further customize your mobility scooter. 

Now Your Ready To Shop & Find The Mobility Solution Right For You!

In order to make the buying process easier, we recommend browsing throughout the website comparing the various models of mobility scooters and electric powered wheelchairs we offer. Doing so will give you a very precise idea on the types of electric mobility scooters and their different prices. Zip'r is proud of offer many different mobility scooters, in our opinion you've come to the right place if you're looking for the best scooter for senior citizens.

Now that you have read the most comprehensive mobility scooters guide are you ready to shop? We hope that this guide helps you in finding the right mobility scooter / electric wheelchair that suits your needs. If additional questions come to mind feel free to contact us and we will help you shop online for the best mobility scooter that suits your needs!

6 Responses

 Dean Phillips
Dean Phillips

August 21, 2021

I visited my grandfather last Sunday in the afternoon where he told me about how he was been wanting to get a mobility scooter. He finds it hard to walk around these days and thinks this will help him out a lot. I wanted to help him look this up online and luckily for him, I came across your excellent article here. I really appreciate you explaining to find out whether this scooter is foldable for easy fitting in the trunk of a standard sized car. You raised a great point here, one I’m sure those like my grandfather will be glad to keep in mind. I’ll be sure to share this with him soon, thank you!

Julio Barron
Julio Barron

May 15, 2021

Wow, thanks for posting this. Very helpful!

John Kim
John Kim

May 06, 2021

Very informative guide. Made my decision in purchasing a mobility scooter a lot easier. Very helpful. Purchased a Zip’r 4 Traveler and after delivery, have no complaints, only praise. Rides very smooth.

Sally Rios
Sally Rios

April 23, 2021

Thank you for posting the guide, very informative. Made my decision to purchase the Zip’r PC a lot easier. Love the scooter, was delivered on time and nicely packaged.


September 19, 2021

This is informative, but none of the scooter weights are shown. I need to know whether I can lift it in and out of the trunk of my car.

Mark Black
Mark Black

March 27, 2021

Great post. Very informative, got my Zip’r 4 traveler today and really love it. Solid and well built mobility’s scooter. Thanks for the help!

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