Mobility Scooters for Seniors

Mobility Scooters for Seniors

As we age mobility may become a struggle, and mobility scooters can assist in navigating this difficult time. There are a variety of mobility scooters for seniors with different features that suit your particular needs. Types of scooters include 3-wheel, 4-wheel, folding scooters, heavy-duty scooters, recreational scooters, and disassembling scooters. Depending on your needs, capabilities, and lifestyle it is certain that a type of scooter exists to help regain your mobility and freedom. Suncoast Mobility has a wide selection of the best mobility scooters on the market, and we pride ourselves on providing the best customer service and buying experience. We know as seniors it can be difficult to navigate the online retail world, so we always offer our expertise and a personal touch to our clients. A mobility expert is always available to help guide you through your buying experience, but in this article we will outline some of the best mobility scooters for seniors, their features, and more.

3 and 4-Wheel Mobility Scooters

3 wheel scooters were designed for those with limited mobility, but who are a bit more stable. While 3 wheel devices often have a wider base to assist with stability, they require a bit more control than 4 wheel devices. It is no surprise that removing a front wheel would require a bit more balance. While 3-wheel devices do require a bit more control, the single wheel in front allows for a tighter turning radius so they are great for maneuvering in smaller spaces. 4 wheel devices may be a better fit if you need something a bit more stable, heavy duty, and want a further driving range. See our full list of 3-wheel options here. See our 4-Wheel mobility scooters here.

Our Choice 3-Wheel Option:

Golden Technologies Buzzaround LX 3

Our Choice 4-Wheel Option:

Shoprider Sunrunner 4


Folding Scooters

Our folding mobility scooters have a wide range of capabilities. Suncoast Mobility offers both manual and automatic folding options depending on your physical limitations. Manual folding mobility scooters are often as easy to fold as the automatic options as they can be folded in a few easy steps. For those who could benefit from the automatic folding functionality, they fold with a touch of a button. Manual folding options tend to be slightly more expensive than manual scooters. Most of the folding mobility scooters on the market are airline and cruise ship approved so the user would not be limited in their travel. They are typically the top choice for frequent travelers. When folded, these scooters are compact for easy storage and weigh much less than your average scooter and will fit in the trunk of most automobiles. Folding mobility scooters are a fantastic option for those with an active lifestyle who refuse to let their mobility get in the way of their wanderlust. See our folding scooter options here.

EV Rider Transport 4AF (automatic folding)



Moving Life Atto (Manual Folding)


Heavy-Duty Scooters

For those who struggle with stability or require a higher weight capacity, a heavy duty mobility scooter would be most beneficial. These scooters are heavier and therefore less portable without a specialized lift. While they may be a bit more of a challenge to transport, they are great for tackling a variety of difficult terrains. So for those who are the adventurous outdoorsy type, a heavy duty scooter may be best for you. See our fantastic array of heavy-duty scooters here.

Merits Health Pioneer 10 Scooter

Recreational Scooters

Suncoast Mobility offers tons of your traditional mobility scooter designs, but we also offer a unique line of scooters referred to as recreational mobility scooters. Recreational mobility scooters come in both three and four-wheel designs. These distinctive mobility scooters are great for those who need mobility assistance but also want a stylish look from their device. Recreational mobility scooters are unique because they may look like mopeds, motorbikes, or golf carts. For some, the transition to using a mobility device can be made easier by purchasing one you like the look of, that doesn't have the conventional look of most medical devices. Our catalog of recreational 3-wheel scooters are found here. Click here for our 4-wheel recreational scooters.

EWheels EW-11 Euro Sport (3 Wheel)




EWheels EW-72 Heavy Duty (4 Wheel)


Disassembling Scooters

Disassembling scooters are easy to use, great for saving space, and still offer the sturdiness and stability some users need. Most disassembling scooters break down in a matter of 3 or 4 simple steps. The removable parts are often lightweight and easy to handle. This makes them a breeze to transport and lift in and out of a vehicle without strain. Disassembling units tend to tackle a wider range of terrain than their folding travel counterparts.

Buzzaround EX 4-Wheel Scooter




When deciding on which is the best mobility scooter for seniors, there are many factors to consider. Do not be overwhelmed, contact us today to speak with one of our mobility experts about your lifestyle and your specific needs to regain your freedom. Our mobility scooter experts are highly trained and taught to focus on every potential client’s needs. This allows our staff to get you in the right mobility scooter for your lifestyle the first time.

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