fbpx
  • About Us
        • Electric Wheelchairs

        • Mobility Scooters

        • Manual Wheelchairs

        • Walking Aids

        • Assistive Equipment

        • Bedroom & Living Room Aids

        • Bathroom Aids

        • Wheelchair Cushions & Shopping Bags

        • Wheelchair Accessories

        • Wheelchair Ramp

        • Grab Rails Parts & Home Modification Products

        • Vehicle Modifications Products

          Vehicle Modification Products and Solutions

        • Wheelchair Hire Equipment

        • Equipment Repair

        • Vehicle Hiring

        • Accessible Taxi & Community Transport

        • Home Modification

        • Vehicle Modification

        • Engineering Certificate Services

        • Occupational Therapy Assessment Room

  • Testimonials
  • My Cart
  • Help
  • Contact Us

Best Electric Wheelchair - just 2390! Call us on 8740 8963 - NDIS

Top 5 Best Cheap Electric Power Wheelchairs Online

Table of Contents

Are you looking for the best affordable electric wheelchair money can buy? And you are not able to afford the high price tags on the market!

Well the good news is that you have come to the right place as in this article today we will be comparing the best power wheelchairs available to buy now on the market and are available all over QLD, NSW, VIC, WA, NT, TAS, SA and the rest of Australia!

Gilani Engineering's team of dedicated allied health professionals and technicians have scoured the internet and have tested a combined number of 24 different electric wheelchairs and have chosen the top 5 electric wheelchair based on the best features which we will discuss today.

In this article we will compare Power, Ergonomics, Portability, Strength and most importantly, the value!

The best mobility devices and mobility aids.

So what folding electric wheelchair are we going to compare in this article which are available to purchase right now?

 

Concorde

Electric Wheelchair from the Wheelchair Co 

Concorde Folding Electric Wheelchairs Sydney

Concorde Folding Electric Wheelchairs Sydney

The Concorde is a world class, foldable, lightweight electric wheelchair that has been ergonomically designed for superior comfort and safety.

The Concorde offers the following features:

  • Folds in 3 seconds. Fits in the boot of your car
  • Easy to use, one handed 360 degree joystick controller
  • Weighs only 26kg! Lightweight and portable compared to a mobility scooter
  • 120kg weight limit
  • Is safe for travel on airlines and cruise ships
  • Extremely strong and durable - made from aeronautical aluminium
  • Anti-Tip Wheels
  • Dual mode for "Electric" or "Manual" use
  • Dual flip up and adjustable arm rests
  • Long range and powerful battery
  • Maximum speed up to 6km per hour
  • Up to a 15km driving range
  • Can drive on almost any terrain
  • Has a 5 year frame warranty
  • Has a 1 year battery / motor / controller warranty

Travel Lite Electric Folding Power Chair

ILS (Independent Living Specialists) 

Travel Lite Electric Folding Power Chair

Travel Lite Electric Folding Power Chair

The Travel lite electric folding power wheelchair is a lightweight, easy folding mobility solution that will guarantee a comfortable ride. The power wheelchair has a longer travel mileage and is designed to carry a load of 150kg. Designed to fit inside any small space and a class-leading weight of only 15kg. Users can also enjoy a high-efficiency brushless hub motor and a joystick controller with 50% battery saving power. Its batter cycle is designed for 1000 charging cycles and is created out of pollution free materials.

The Travel lite electric folding power wheelchair features the following:

  • Brushless Motors – Double Hub and Joystick Brushless. Latest market technology
  • Phosphate Lithium batteries – platinum lifespan of more than 1000+ charges. 10 times the working life of standard lithium batteries.
  • Huge Travel range of up to 28km.
  • Huge 150kg SWL design
  • Tilt Recline – x5 multi adjust settings.
  • Smart Folding for easy storage.
  • Self-Adjustable Armrest Height and Angle
  • Solid, Puncture-Proof Tyres. Low Maintenance
  • Compatible with our Hercules Lifter for Unit Transport if required.
  • Width adjustment kits available
  • Airline Friendly and Safety Regulated. MSDS can be provided
  • CE International Standards testing

Pride iGo Folding Power Wheelchair 

Aidacare

Pride IGO Folding Electric Wheelchair

Pride IGO Folding Electric Wheelchair

The new i-Go™, features advanced folding technology, enabling it to be quickly transported with ease. The i-Go features front suspension, a durable seating system, under seat storage and much more. Designed to fit inside any small space and weighing only 19.8 kg, the i-Go is the perfect choice for the active individual.

  • Quickly folds in 5 easy steps
  • Unique seating for added comfort
  • Front suspension
  • Large, secure storage compartment
  • Lightweight Lithium-ion batteries
  • Easy-to-use VR2 controller

Light-Weight Folding Electric Wheelchair

Leitner

GED10 Electric Folding Wheelchair

GED10 Electric Folding Wheelchair

Leitner is a company that sells award winning electric bikes. Another thing they provide is the Light-Weight Folding Electric Wheelchair which is also known as Billi and is the successor to the Leitner Frankie Electric Wheelchair. This wheelchair has:

  • large front wheels
  • higher ground clearance
  • more spacious sitting area
  • bag on the rear
  • drawer-style batteries underneath the seat
  • weighing just 26kg without batteries
  • This wheelchair fold it in seconds for easy transport and storage.
  • Several accessories are available including a bag for extra protection and convenience during transport.

Air Hawk/Falcon Light Weight Folding Electric Wheelchair

Gilani Engineering

No. 1 Best Light Folding Electric Wheel chair Sydney

No. 1 Best Light Folding Electric Wheel chair Sydney

Gilani Engineering are exclusive Australian Distributors meaning they can offer the world's No.1 Light weight folding electric wheelchair. The Air Hawk and Falcon electric folding power wheelchair is a lightweight, easy folding mobility solution that will guarantee you a comfortable ride. Ergonomically designed with the end user in mind, this world class wheelchair is portable and air travel safe with an MSDS certificate provided. This motorized wheelchair is designed to fit inside any small space. With 2x high-efficiency brushless hub motors and an easy to use joystick controller it is your best travel companion.

The Air Hawk and Falcon Motorized wheelchair has the following features:

  • Folds in 3 seconds and fits in the boot of your car
  • Easy to use, one handed 360 degree joystick controller
  • Weighs only 21kg! Lightweight and portable compared to a mobility scooter
  • Heaviest duty -180kg weight limit
  • Airline friendly and safe. MSDS certified.
  • CE certified
  • Extremely strong and durable - made from aeronautical aluminium
  • Anti-Tip Wheels
  • Dual mode for "Electric" or "Manual" use
  • Dual flip up and adjustable arm rests
  • Up to a 25km driving range
  • Can drive on almost any terrain
  • 12 degree incline to go up the highest curbs
  • Pneumatic Tyres which are puncture proof and provide shock absorption.
  • Width adjustable

Now let us compare and contrast these wonderful light weight folding electric wheelchair !

How did we rate each wheelchair component?

Each component was individually rated as either 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, 4th place or 5th place and given corresponding points which added up to show the final winner for each aspect!

1st place: 5 points

2nd place: 4 points

3rd place: 3 points

4th place: 2 points

5th place: 1 point

POWER: 

So, what wheelchair is the most powerful? Our team assessed the wheelchairs Power based on the power of the batteries required, whether it comes with 1 or 2 batteries, how far the wheelchair can travel with a full charge, the maximum speed of the wheelchair and how many degrees incline can the wheelchair travel.

  1. Wheelchair Co (13)
  • Power of batteries: 24V 10Ah Lithium batteries - 4th place (2) 
  • Comes with 1x battery - 4th place (2) 
  • Wheelchair can travel up to 15Km on a full charge - 4th place (2) 
  • The maximum speed of the wheelchair is 6km/hr - 2nd place (4)
  • 6 degrees of climbing ability - 3rd place (3) 
      2. ILS (Independent Living Specialists) (22)
  • Batteries: Phosphate Lithium batteries - 1st place (5)
  • Comes with 1x battery - 3rd place (3)
  • Wheelchair can travel up to 28Km on a full charge - 1st place (5)
  • The maximum speed of the wheelchair is 6.5km/hr - 1st place (5)
  • 9 degrees of climbing ability - 2nd place (4)
      3. Aidacare (18)
  • Batteries: 6.6 Ah Lithium Ion batteries - 2nd place (4)
  • Comes with 2x batteries (13.2 Ah total) - 1st place (5)
  • Wheelchair can travel up to 20Km on a full charge - 3rd place (3)
  • The maximum speed of the wheelchair is 5.95km/hr - 3rd place (3)
  • 6 degrees of climbing ability - 3rd place (3)
      4. Leitner (17)
  • Batteries: 24V 6Ah Lithium Ion batteries - 3rd place (3)
  • Comes with 2x batteries (12 Ah total) - 2nd place (4)
  • Wheelchair can travel up to 20Km on a full charge - 3rd place (3)
  • The maximum speed of the wheelchair is 5km/hr - 4th place (2)
  • 12 degrees of climbing ability - 1st place (5)
      5. Gilani Engineering (23)
  • Batteries: 24V 6.6 Ah Lithium Ion batteries - 2nd place (4)
  • Comes with 2x batteries (13.2 Ah total) - 1st place (5)
  • Wheelchair can travel up to 25Km on a full charge - 2nd place (4)
  • The maximum speed of the wheelchair is 6.5km/hr - 1st place (5)
  • 12 degrees of climbing ability - 1st place (5)

MOST POWERFUL WHEELCHAIR IS THE AIR HAWK BY GILANI ENGINEERING
1. Gilani Engineering (23 points)

2. ILS (Independent Living Specialists) (22 points)

3. Aidacare (18 points)

4. Leitner (17 points)

5. Wheelchair Co (13 points)

 

ERGONOMICS:

So, what wheelchair is the most ergonomic?

Our team assessed the wheelchairs Ergonomics based on the wheelchair seat width, design of the leg rests and whether they sit flush against the chair when folding and if they flip away, whether the arm rests are removable or not, the joystick function, and reclining features of the backrest.

1. Wheelchair Co (15)
  • Wheelchair Seat Width: 430mm 3rd place (3)
  • Design of Leg rests: Central frame folding leg rest not sitting flush to the chair 2nd place (4)
  • Arm Rests: Flip up arm rests 3rd place (3)
  • Joystick function: Easy to use joystick, small buttons, minimum 1200 turning radius 4th place (2)
  • Reclining Backrest: No 3rd place (3)
2. ILS (Independent Living Specialists) (20)
  • Wheelchair Seat Width: 450mm 2nd place (4)
  • Design of Leg rests: Central plate folding leg rest not sitting flush to the chair 2nd place (4)
  • Removable Arm Rests: Adjustable Armrest non removable and not flip away  2nd place (4)
  • Joystick function: Easy to use joystick, large buttons, minimum 1200 turning radius 2nd place (4)
  • Reclining Backrest: Tilt Recline – x5 different tilt 2nd place (4)
3. Aidacare (14)
  • Wheelchair Seat Width: 400mm 4th place (2)
  • Design of Leg rests: Narrow plate foot rest partially foldable 3rd place (3)
  • Removable Arm Rests: Flip away armrest 3rd place (3)
  • Joystick function: Easy to use joystick, small buttons, minimum 900 turning radius 3rd place (3)
  • Reclining Backrest: No 3rd place (3)
4. Leitner (21)
  • Wheelchair Seat Width: 450mm 2nd place (4)
  • Design of Leg rests: Central plate leg rest fully folding sitting flush to the chair 1st place (5)
  • Removable Arm Rests: Fold up armrests 1st place (5)
  • Joystick function: Easy to use joystick, large buttons, minimum 1200 turning radius 2nd place (4)
  • Reclining Backrest: No 3rd place (3)
5. Gilani Engineering (25)
  • Wheelchair Seat Width: 460mm and available in bariatric electric wheelchair cushion size (530mm) 1st place (5)
  • Design of Leg rests: Central plate leg rest fully folding sitting flush to the chair 1st place (5)
  • Removable Arm Rests: Fold up armrests 1st place (5)
  • Joystick function: Easy to use joystick, large buttons, minimum 1200 turning radius *REPROGRAMMABLE* 1st place (5)
  • Reclining Backrest: Yes - unlimited recline ability (step less) up to 50 degrees 1st place (5)

MOST ERGONOMIC WHEELCHAIR IS THE AIR HAWK BY GILANI ENGINEERING
1. Gilani Engineering (25 points)

2. Leitner (21 points)

3. Independent Living Specialists (20 points)

4. Wheelchair Co (15 points)

5. Aidacare (14 points)

 

PORTABILITY:

So, what wheelchair is the most Portable? Our team assessed the wheelchairs Portability based on the folded dimensions, MSDS certification and whether the electric wheelchair was airline friendly, the size and type of tyres, and how heavy the wheelchair is.

  1. Wheelchair Co: (10)
  • Folded Dimensions: 83cm x 62cm x 40cm 3rd place (3)
  • MSDS certification/ air travel friendly: Unknown 3rd place (3)
  • Size/Type of Rear Tyres: 11.8 inch solid tyres 3rd place (3)
  • Weight of Wheelchair NET: 27 Kg NET 5th place (1)

 

      2. ILS (Independent Living Specialists): (16)
  • Folded Dimensions: 80cm x 63cm x 35cm 2nd place (4)
  • MSDS certification/ air travel friendly: Yes, MSDS available 1st place (5)
  • Size/Type of Rear Tyres: 10inch/12 inch rear Pneumatic Tyres 2nd place (4)
  • Weight of Wheelchair NET: 23KG NET, 27KG GROSS 3rd place (3)
      3. Aidacare: (11)
  • Folded Dimensions: Unknown 5th place (1)
  • MSDS certification/ air travel friendly: Unknown 3rd place (3)
  • Size/Type of Rear Tyres: 8.3 inch rear solid castors 4th place (2)
  • Weight of Wheelchair NET: 19.8 Kg , 22.4 KG gross 1st place (5)
      4. Leitner: (13)
  • Folded Dimensions: 91cm x 65cm x 36cm 4th place (2)
  • MSDS certification/ air travel friendly: Suitable for most airlines 2nd place (4)
  • Size/Type of Rear Tyres: 12.5 inch rear Pneumatic tyres 1st place (5)
  • Weight of Wheelchair NET: 26 KG NET, 28KG GROSS 4th place (2)
      5. Gilani Engineering: (24)
  • Folded Dimensions: 78cm x 58cm x 54cm 1st place (5)
  • MSDS certification/ air travel friendly: Yes, MSDS available 1st place (5)
  • Size/Type of Tyres: 12.5 inch rear Pneumatic tyres 1st place (5)
  • Weight of Wheelchair NET: 21 KG NET, 23 KG GROSS 2nd place (4)

MOST PORTABLE WHEELCHAIR IS THE AIR HAWK BY GILANI ENGINEERING
1. Gilani Engineering (24 points)

2. Independent Living Specialists (16 points)

3. Leitner (13 points)

4. Aidacare (11 points)

5. Wheelchair Co (10 points)

 

STRENGTH & DURABILITY:

So, what wheelchair is the strongest? Our team assessed the wheelchairs strength based on the maximum weight capacity, wheelchair material, motor type.

1. Wheelchair Co: (12)
  • Max Weight Capacity: 120 Kg 3rd place (3)
  • Wheelchair Material: Aeronautical Aluminium frame 1st place (5)
  • Motor Type: Unknown 2nd place (4)
2. ILS (Independent Living Specialists) (14)
  • Max Weight Capacity: 150 Kg 2nd place (4)
  • Wheelchair Material: Aeronautical Aluminium frame 1st place (5)
  • Motor Type: 2x brushless motor 1st place (5)
3. Aidacare (11)
  • Max Weight Capacity: 120 Kg 3rd place (3)
  • Wheelchair Material: Aluminium alloy 2nd place (4)
  • Motor Type: Unknown 2nd place (4)
4. Leitner (13)
  • Max Weight Capacity: 150 Kg 2nd place (4)
  • Wheelchair Material: Aluminium alloy 2nd place (4)
  • Motor Type: 2x Brushless Motors 1st place (5)
5. Gilani Engineering (14)
  • Max Weight Capacity: 180 Kg 1st place (5)
  • Wheelchair Material: Aluminium alloy 2nd place (4)
  • Motor Type: 2x Brushless Motors 1st place (5)

MOST PORTABLE WHEELCHAIR IS THE AIR HAWK BY GILANI ENGINEERING & Lite Electric Wheelchair BY ILS (Independent Living Specialists)

1. Gilani Engineering & ILS (Independent Living Specialists) (14 points)

2. Leitner (13 points)

3. Wheelchair Co (12 points)

4. Aidacare (11 points)

VALUE:

So, what wheelchair has the most bang for your buck? Our team assessed the wheelchairs affordability based on the price of the wheelchair, whether any payment plans were available or any hire options.

1. Wheelchair Co Price (10)
  • Wheelchair price: $1899 - 1st place (5)
  • Payment Plans: No 4th place (2)
  • Hire options: No 4th place (2)
  • Discounts: No 3rd place (3)
2. ILS (Independent Living Specialists) (14)
  • Wheelchair price: $2999 - 4th place (2)
  • Payment Plans: Yes, NDIS funding, Aged Care Package 2nd place (4)
  • Hire options: Hire only available 2nd place (4)
  • Discounts: Free delivery for online orders Australia wide 2nd place (4)
3. Aidacare (12)
  • Wheelchair price: $Unknown - 5th place (1)
  • Payment Plans: Yes, NDIS funding, Aged Care Package 2nd place (4)
  • Hire options: Hire not available on electric wheelchairs 3rd place (3)
  • Discounts: Free delivery 2nd place (4)
4. Leitner (11)
  • Wheelchair price: $2515 - 3rd place (3)
  • Payment Plans: Yes, Zip Pay 3rd place (3)
  • Hire options: No 4th place (2)
  • Discounts: No 3rd place (3)

5. Gilani Engineering (19)

  • Wheelchair Price: $2390 - 2nd place (4)
  • Payment Plans: Yes, After pay, NDIS funding, Aged care package, interest free finance, after pay or credit card 1st place (5)
  • Hire options: Yes, Hire to buy option available, Hire only available 1st place (5)
  • Discounts: Free delivery for online orders Australia wide, DVA and low income discount, senior's card discount 1st place (5)

MOST VALUABLE WHEELCHAIR IS GILANI ENGINEERING'S AIR HAWK

1. Gilani Engineering (19 points)

2. ILS (14 points)

3. Aidacare (12 points)

4. Leitner (11 points)

5. Wheelchair Co (10 points) 

So what is the verdict?

All of the above folding electric wheelchairs are valuable and well worth the money.

BEST ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR ON THE MARKET IS: 

 

Black Frame Electric wheelchair lightweight folding

Black Frame Electric wheelchair lightweight folding

Folding Electric Wheelchairs Australia Light Folding Falcon Wheelchair Electric Adjustable Backrest

Light Folding Falcon Wheelchair Electric Adjustable Backrest

Blue frame light folding wheelchair electric with adjustable backrest

Blue frame light folding wheelchair electric with adjustable backrest

no.1 best light folding electric wheelchair falcon

no.1 best light folding electric wheelchair falcon

Brown Frame folding wheelchair lightweight electric

Brown Frame folding wheelchair lightweight electric

1. Gilani Engineering (105 points)

2. ILS (86 points)

3. Leitner (75 points)

4. Aidacare (66 points)

5. Wheelchair Co (60 points) 

It is clear that Gilani Engineering's Air Hawk is the winner of being the best electric wheelchair in all of Australia!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Contact us!

Gilani Engineering is an Assistive Mobility Equipment Supplier Based in Sydney.
  Contact Us
 (02) 8740 8963
sales@gilaniengineering.com.au
www.gilaniengineering.com.au
14 Smithfield Rd, Smithfield 2164 NSW

NDIS logo
Seniors Card NSW Government

Copyright © 2021 Gilani Engineering

ABN: 67 634 759 461

Powered By Ray Gilani

envelopelink
0
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram