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What is the best wheelchair accessible cars to rent in 2022?

What are the best wheelchair accessible cars to rent in 2022?

Are you looking for wheelchair accessible cars to rent or wondering what the best wheelchair accessible vehicles are on the market?

Well, look no further as Gilani Engineering have over 10+ years experience in the car modification industry. We specialise in vehicle modifications and are Registered NDIS providers for vehicle modifications. Our head engineer designed the first modern Honda Odyssey wheelchair car conversion on the market in 2012 and that all of the other wheelchair accessible car conversions such as the Kia Sorrento wheelchair accessible car were also designed by our engineer in 2015.

Wheelchair car rentals may seem hard to get by as they are rarer to come across than non-accessible vehicles. The reason for this is that not all vehicles can be modified and not all are compatible with wheelchair users.

Wheelchair car rentals may also be more expensive than regular vehicles due to the lack of availability and special certifications required for their use. The good news is that Gilani Engineering offers the LOWEST RATE available in Sydney for their wheelchair car rentals.

Contact Gilani Engineering on 02 8740 8963 to rent our Wheelchair Accessible Cars today!

Our team of allied health professionals have scoured the internet to find the best Wheelchair Accessible cars. The best wheelchair accessible vehicles on the market have made this list for a number of reasons, but the main reason is that they are the best cars for disability car modifications!

3. Kia Sorrento wheelchair accessible cars 

The third best wheelchair accessible vehicle is the Kia Sorrento. With a 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating, the 2021 model Kia Sorrento is a 5 seater SUV and a high quality vehicle perfect for converting to a wheelchair accessible vehicle. Our head engineers in the design team were heavily involved with refining and designing the Kia Sorrento wheelchair conversion in 2015 when it was first released to the market. You can be rest assured that by choosing Gilani Engineering you are choosing the pioneers of this industry. This vehicle is excellent for wheelchair car conversion. The reason for this is because it has a 5 star safety rating meaning an individual sitting in a wheelchair in the car is less likely to get injured. The extra safety, air bags, anti-lock breaking system, safe exit assist, speed sensing auto lock door, collision sensors and predictors gives it one of the best safety ratings on the market. Additionally, the vehicle is highly automated meaning that it would be suitable for a wheelchair user. The speed sensing auto door lock, automatic hill start assist and other automated features makes this vehicle one of the best suitable for wheelchair conversions.

Vehicle Body length: 4810 mm

Vehicle Body Width: 1900 mm

Number of Seats: 5

Gilani Engineering is known for its car conversions in Sydney and all over Australia

Gilani Engineering is known for its car conversions in Sydney and all over Australia

2. Subaru Forester wheelchair accessible cars 

Coming in at No.2, The 2021 7-seater SUV model Honda Odyssey has a 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating and a high quality vehicle perfect for converting to a wheelchair accessible vehicle. Our head engineers in the design team were heavily involved with refining and designing the Honda Odyssey Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle in 2012 when it was first released to the market. You can be rest assured that by choosing Gilani Engineering you are choosing the pioneers of this industry. This vehicle makes a great wheelchair car conversion. The reason for this is because it has a 5 star safety rating meaning an individual sitting in a wheelchair in the car is less likely to get injured. The extra safety, air bags, anti-lock breaking system, safe exit assist, speed sensing auto lock door, collision sensors and predictors gives it one of the best safety ratings on the market. Additionally, the vehicle is highly automated meaning that it would be suitable for a wheelchair user. The speed sensing auto door lock, automatic hill start assist, automatic kick up tail-gate and push button start are automated features that make this vehicle one of the best suitable for wheelchair conversions.

 

1. Honda Odyssey Wheelchair accessible cars 

The number 1, best wheelchair accessible vehicle is the Honda Odyssey. The 2021 7-seater SUV model Honda Odyssey has a 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating and a high quality vehicle perfect for converting to a wheelchair accessible cars. Our head engineers in the design team were heavily involved with refining and designing the Honda Odyssey Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle in 2012 when it was first released to the market. You can be rest assured that by choosing Gilani Engineering you are choosing the pioneers of this industry. This vehicle makes a great wheelchair car conversion. The reason for this is due to the ample amount of space available in this vehicle. A 1st, 2nd or 3rd row car conversion can be made depending on your requirements. And because it has a 5 star safety rating, an individual sitting in a wheelchair in the car is less likely to get injured. The extra safety, air bags, anti-lock breaking system, safe exit assist, speed sensing auto lock door, collision sensors and predictors gives it one of the best safety ratings on the market. Additionally, the vehicle is highly automated meaning that it would be suitable for a wheelchair user. The speed sensing auto door lock, automatic hill start assists, automatic kick up tail-gate and push-button start are automated features that make this vehicle one of the best suitable for wheelchair conversions.

The Honda Odyssey is fully equipped with a Third Row Rear Wheelchair Mobility Access Car Conversion

The Honda Odyssey Third Row Rear Wheelchair Access Vehicle Modification is very convenient and flexible due to having an option that allows for 8 people in the vehicle or 5 people plus the wheelchair user. The optional third-row seat modification allows for the third-row seat to fall forward so that it makes space for the wheelchair passenger. The seat can also fall back at any time to put the vehicle back to its original configuration of 8 passengers in the vehicle and can also be removed altogether for more space in the car.

Honda Odyssey 2nd Row Conversion Fully Automatic Rear Access Ramp

The 2nd row conversion with a fully automatic rear access ramp is designed to have the option of either having one wheelchair or two. This is due to the second row of seats being modified so that you are able to sit comfortably with your family with plenty of room and space.

Automatic, No Ramp! Honda Odyssey internal hoist Unique design level access

Automatic, No Ramp! Honda Odyssey internal hoist Unique design level access

Our Honda Odyssey wheelchair accessible cars are equipped with:

  • Side Steps - to assist individuals who require mobility assistance in and out of the wheelchair access vehicle, side steps reduce the step height.
  • Boarding and departure winch - ideal for vehicles with a lowered floor. the Adapt Solutions Power Pull Winch is compact and the superior design removes the need to assist manual wheelchairs into the vehicle. Maximum weight of 160kg.
  • Automated Entry - provides convenience in regards to using your wheelchair access vehicle. The automated ramps reduce the need for an individual to manually handle the ramp. This feature is outstanding for wheelchair passenger conversions and a vital part of self-drive options.
  • Convenient and Flexible seating arrangements - can be converted from an 8 seater to 5 seaters plus wheelchair user
  • Fully Automatic ramp to help you and your loved ones transfer with the wheelchair into the vehicle.

Does NDIS cover wheelchair accessible cars

Unfortunately, no NDIS does not cover the cost of your vehicle, they only cover disability vehicle modifications or wheelchair car conversions however you need an appropriately functioning vehicle approved by a qualified individual before NDIS can approve car modifications.

If you are not sure whether your car qualifies, our head engineers are experts in the field and are qualified individuals to provide a report to NDIS for your vehicle and to assess your vehicle.

Contact our team on 02 8740 8963 if you would like a free consultation with our engineer or you would like to enquire about wheelchair car rentals with us.

How can we modify the Kia Sorrento, Honda Oddysey, Suberu forester Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle for you?

FULLY COVERED NDIS WHEELCHAIR VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS

Gilani Engineering’s team of experts can install hand controls to your vehicle under NDIS to make it more accessible and disability friendly. Hand controls can be used for numerous mobility limitations and can help make driving safer, easier and more accessible.

If you have any questions, would like a free quote please contact us on 02 8740 8963 or email sales@gilaniengineering.com.au to find out more.

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