Features to Look for in a Wheelchair Van

When making any vehicle purchase, there’s usually some research involved. You want to make sure you’re getting all of the options and features that you desire all within one package and for a price within your budget. The same can be said when looking to buy a handicap van. We’ve put together a few tips to consider when browsing handicap vans for sale.

Understand All Your Options
This is where the research aspect of buying your wheelchair van comes in. There are a few options to consider initially. Do you want new or used? Would you like a minivan or full-size van? What are the most important features to look for in a wheelchair van?

Next you’ll want to look at the types of vans offered. Rollx Vans offers conversion for Dodge Grand Caravan, Honda Odyssey, Chrysler Pacifica and Town and Country, Ford Transit, Dodge Ram Promaster, GMC Savana, and Chevy Express. Plus, they each come in a variety of colors, so you can pick your favorite.

Lastly, you will want to understand the differences in conversion types and securement devices. For conversions, Rollx Vans has two types you can choose between: an in-floor ramp and a fold down ramp. In addition, there are three types of securements to choose from including manual, retractable and power tie-downs.

For more detailed information about the options Rollx Vans provides, check out the wheelchair van buyer’s guide series on our blog.

Dealer Transparency
It’s always best when you’re dealing with full disclosure in any situation. For example, when a company displays their prices and policies on their website they’re being transparent with all information even before making that first customer connection. When choosing a wheelchair van dealer you’ll want to look for a company, like Rollx Vans, that is transparent and gives you every option up front.

In order to get every option you’re looking for in a handicap van, you first need to find a dealer with a huge selection of vans to choose from. If they don’t have a large selection, you’ll want to find out how easy and quick it would be to order a custom vehicle. If one dealer in your area doesn’t have exactly what you’re looking for, don’t settle. There are always additional options and online companies like Rollx Vans that can help you with your search.

Never settle for poor service. Purchasing a handicap van is an important process and there’s nothing worse than not being able to get in touch with your local dealer. If they’re taking too long to call you back or answer your questions, make sure you shop around. Even if it seems like your local shop is the only option, there’s always another dealer you can take your business to that prides themselves on customer satisfaction like Rollx Vans does.

Inspection and Warranty
If you’re planning to purchase a used wheelchair van, make sure you’re buying one that’s been through a full factory inspection and you’re buying from a company that backs up their merchandise with a warranty.

Have you been through the wheelchair van buying process? What tips can you share that helped you along the way? Leave us a comment and let us know.

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