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Buying from Home: 3 Customers Who Bought a Wheelchair Vehicle Online

November 9th, 2021 by
Rachael, Kyle and Ruby admire their new van from Freedom Motors USA.

Buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle without test driving isn’t easy — each wheelchair user has unique needs, and it can be hard to tell if a vehicle fits those needs through just photos. How Can I Buy a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Online? At Freedom Motors USA, we understand purchasing a wheelchair accessible vehicle is a…

3 Reasons Wheelchair SUVs are the New Accessible Minivan

November 1st, 2021 by
Three wheelchair accessible Kia vehicles from Freedom Motors lined up with ramps deployed

When thinking about wheelchair accessible vehicles, big box vans and minivans usually come to mind first. It makes sense — their large size makes them a good fit for an accessible vehicle, and they’ve been leading the market for years. However, the market is starting to change. Minivans aren’t as popular as they once were,…

Which Hand Controls Are Best for Wheelchair Drivers?

October 25th, 2021 by

If you have a physical disability that interferes with your independence, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in four Americans have some type of disability. Nearly 14% of those individuals have severe difficulty walking or climbing stairs. Having a physical disability may be keeping you from driving, but it…

Accessible Hybrid Sienna: Rear-Entry vs. Side Entry

October 22nd, 2021 by

Toyota Sienna Hybrid Wheelchair Van is the latest development in the wheelchair accessible vehicle industry. In 2021, Toyota redesigned the Sienna from the ground up. A new exterior gives the vehicle a sporty look, while the interior maximizes the usable space while providing the feel of a luxury vehicle.  The biggest change has come to…

Why This Family Bought From Freedom Motors USA Again

October 11th, 2021 by
Freedom Motors customer Brian with Mobility Specialist Ray Fosburg and other members of the FMI team.

In 2016, Brian was looking for a wheelchair accessible vehicle for his daughter. He didn’t think he would be able to afford it. When he found Freedom Motors USA online, Brian got in touch with Mobility Specialist Ray Fosburg to talk about what he needed. Ray walked Brian through some financing options that would make…

New Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles Now Available in California

September 29th, 2021 by
A Freedom Motors Kia Telluride wheelchair conversion with the ramp deployed.

For California drivers, finding the right wheelchair accessible vehicle can be tricky. The vehicles available to them can be limited by local laws and regulations that determine which vehicles can be purchased and driven in the state of California. Vehicles in California must adhere to emissions standards set by the California Air Resources Board. Freedom…

Why You Should Consider a Wheelchair SUV

September 24th, 2021 by

  When thinking about wheelchair accessible vehicles, vans and minivans are usually what come to mind. The first wheelchair accessible vehicles on the market were vans, and they are still very common today. While minivans have remained popular both in and out of the mobility market, they don’t quite have the same appeal they did…

Freedom Motors Attending 2021 NEMTAC Conference

September 15th, 2021 by
White wheelchair accessible 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid from Freedom Motors USA

Freedom Motors USA is excited to announce we will be attending the Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission’s annual conference taking place Sept. 26 – 28, 2021 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Make sure to drop by booth #6 and say hello! We’ll be showcasing several of our commercial NEMT models, designed to meet and exceed ADA…

What’s Happening to These Honda Wheelchair Vehicles?

September 13th, 2021 by
Blue wheelchair accessible Honda HR-V featured image.

A few years ago, Honda vehicles were a popular choice for wheelchair accessible vehicles. Those who keep tabs on the wheelchair accessible vehicle industry may have noticed that there haven’t been many Honda conversions on the market as of late.  There are a few reasons for this that vary from model to model. The Honda…

Why This Family Chose Freedom Motors USA

September 1st, 2021 by

For parents Rachael and Kyle, getting their daughter Ruby ready to leave the house in their old Subaru Forester was anything but easy.  Getting Ruby from her wheelchair to a car seat and back again was a challenge, not to mention that storing and unloading her adaptive stroller multiple times per trip was a time-consuming…

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