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6 Differences Between Side and Rear Entry Vehicles

Side and rear entry wheelchair accessible minivans are available with conversions on most major makes and models, including: Chrysler, Dodge, Honda, Ford, and Toyota.

There are a lot of different options when it comes to choosing a wheelchair accessible vehicle. Choosing between a side or rear entry vehicle is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make.

A side entry vehicle allows wheelchair users to enter in the mid-ship area and roll to the front or middle of the vehicle. In a rear entry vehicle, wheelchair users roll in from the back and stay in the back or middle of the vehicle.

Deciding which is best for you and your family is one of the things that a Certified Mobility Consultant will help you to completely understand. At MobilityWorks’ showroom locations throughout the country, visitors can  try a variety of different types of van conversions and even take them for a test ride. Renting a van for a day or two is also a popular option.

To answer some questions about which conversion will work best for you, we made this guide. Download our 11-page guide titled 6 Differences Between Side and Rear Entry Vehicles.