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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…

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…

Take a Look at this One-of-a-Kind Accessible Truck

August 26th, 2021 by

For a time, wheelchair-accessible trucks were the newest innovation in the mobility industry. Unfortunately it seems their time in the spotlight has passed and they are much harder to find, with many no longer being produced.  Low demand, expensive production costs and other issues ultimately led to the decline of the wheelchair-accessible truck, with Wheelchair…

Is the Kia Sedona WAV Available in the US?

August 17th, 2021 by
Three wheelchair accessible Kia vehicles from Freedom Motors lined up with ramps deployed

For those looking to purchase a wheelchair accessible vehicle, the Kia Sedona seems to be an appealing choice. With the interior space needed for a wheelchair conversion and the ability to drive or ride from a wheelchair, it’s no wonder why. Sadly, the Kia Sedona and its wheelchair conversion are not available in the United…

4 Reasons to Check Out the Rear-Entry Toyota Sienna Hybrid

August 9th, 2021 by
White wheelchair accessible 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid from Freedom Motors USA

With the release of the Toyota Sienna Hybrid Wheelchair Van, Toyota completely redesigned the best selling minivan on the market from the ground up. With a sleek exterior style, luxury interior features and all-new hybrid drivetrain, the 2021 Sienna Hybrid is almost unrecognizable from its previous iterations.  All of this means that there is a…

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