What Are The Top 5 Mobility Scooters for Older People?

Much like cars, mobility scooters come in many different brands, costs and sizes with an array of varied features. So...how do you choose which one is right for you?

To save you time, we have carried out some research and have listed below what we consider to be the top 5 mobility scooters on the market right now.

Top 5 Mobility Scooters...

1. The speedy mobility scooter...

Pride Raptor Scooter

Cost:  £2,878.80 (inc VAT)

Max speed: 14 mph

Range: 31 miles

Max weight capacity: 181kg/28st 6lbs


  • Available in 7 different colours
  • Full comfort-trac suspension system
  • Glides smoothly over varied terrains
  • Dual mirrors to improve visability
  • LED headlights, brake lights and directional lights
  • LCD digital display
  • XLR USB Charger

2. The convenient mobility scooter...

Drive Devilbiss Auto-folding Scooter

Cost: £2759.94 (inc VAT)

Max speed: 4mph

Range: 13 miles

Max weight capacity: 125kg/19st 7lbs


  • Automatically folds and unfolds in just 15 seconds by using the remote or buttons on the scooter.
  • Fits into small car boots due to compact design
  • Lightweight weighing 27.5kg
  • Airline-friendly batteries
  • Padded seat and backrest for enhanced comfort
  • Solid puncture-proof tires
  • Onboard charging with batteries included
  • Anti rollback system

3. The stylish mobility scooter...

VELECO ZT63 Vespa Class-3 Mobility Scooter

Cost: £1,280

Max speed: 8mph

Range: 25-35 miles

Max weight capacity:  199kg/31st


  • Can be used on pavement or road
  • Easily ascend a hill of 30% while carrying 31 stone of maximum weight.
  • Comes with an alarm and remote
  • Built with full suspension to minimalise risk of damage
  • 650W motor

Would you like to test drive the VELECO Vespa Class-3? Book a test drive on their website!

4. The cheap & cheerful mobility scooter...

CareCo AirLite X Travel Mobility Scooter

Cost: £599.99

Max speed: 4mph

Range: 7.5 miles

Max weight capacity: 115kg/18st


  • Offboard charging
  • Operated by 10ah batteries
  • Puncture-proof tyres
  • Anti rollback system
  • 12 months parts and labour warranty
  • 3 months free insurance cover

5. The 2 seater mobility scooter...

Scooterpac The Tandem Mobility Scooter

Cost:  £5,874

Max speed: 8mph

Range: 25 miles

Max weight capacity: 200kg/31st combined weight


  • 2 seater configuration
  • Powerful electric motor
  • Swivel function on rear seat
  • Rear seat is removable and can be replaced with a rear storage box.
  • Dual 12V 75Ah batteries
  • Available in 3 colours (black, red, blue)


Pride Raptor Scooter Drive Devilbiss Auto-folding Scooter VELECO ZT63 Vespa Class-3 Scooter CareCo AirLite X Travel Scooter Scooterpac The Tandem Scooter
Cost £2,878.80 £2,759.94 £1,280 £599.99 £5,874
Max Speed 14 mph 4 mph 8 mph 4 mph 8 mph
Range 31 miles 13 miles 25-35 miles 7.5 miles 25 miles
Max weight capacity 181kg/28st 6lbs 125kg/19st 7lbs 199kg/31st 115kg/18st 200kg/31st combined weight

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