Best Mobility Scooter for Off Road

Mobility scooters are very convenient for anybody with a physical disability. That said, most are designed for road and pavement use, not for off roading. However, there are some good mobility scooters that can handle rough terrain. Let’s get to it and find the best mobility scooter for off-road driving.

Drive Medical SFSCOUT4-EXT Scout Compact Travel Power Scooter

Drive Medical SFSCOUT4-EXT Scout Compact Travel Power Scooter, 4 Wheel, Extended Battery
  • Dimensions: 42.5" L x 21.5" W | Seat dimensions: 16.5" W x 16" D | Floor to seat height: 17" - 19" | Wheel base dimensions: 31.9" L x 16.9" W | Front wheels: 8" x 2" | Total weight (excl. hand control) 94 pounds
  • Quick and easy disassembly.
  • Flat free, non marking tires with anti-tip wheels.
  • Armrests are padded and adjustable. Height adjustable swivel seat with fold down backrest.
  • Interchangeable color panels hide scuffs and scratches.

This mobility scooter can handle some pretty heavy off-road conditions. For one, it comes with a strong motor that can keep this scooter moving forward even on fairly bumpy and uneven terrain. It has a max speed of 4.25 miles per hour.

This mobility scooter also features tough rubber tires with a high-traction design with a high-traction design which are almost impossible to break or to pop,. The pattern on the tires is designed to grip dirt, sand, and all sorts of other terrain too.

The Drive Medical SFSCOUT4-EXT Scout Compact Travel Power Scooter can climb slopes of up to 6 degrees, enough to deal with bumps and small inclines. This model also features nearly 3 inches of clearance from the ground, also ideal for moving over bumpy and uneven terrain.

To keep you comfortable on hard and uneven ground, the seat on this mobility scooter features fairly decent padding, plus there’s an impact absorption system, so you don’t feel every bump in your backside.

Pros

  • Strong motor
  • Great for moving over uneven terrain
  • High clearance
  • Great traction with durable tires
  • Can handle slight inclines
  • Comfortable seat
  • Highly adjustable
  • Comes with a basket

Cons

  • Cannot handle real hills
  • Turn radius is not great

BUZZAROUND EX Extreme 4-Wheel Heavy Duty Long Range Travel Scooter

BUZZAROUND EX Extreme 4-Wheel Heavy Duty Long Range Travel Scooter, Red, 18-Inch Seat
  • Extended, 18 mile drive range
  • Max speed of 5 mph
  • Front and rear suspension
  • Stadium-style height-adjustable seat

If you are looking for a large and tough off-road mobility scooter, this is a great option to look into. This is especially true if you like to travel far distances, as this model can go up to 18 miles on a single battery charge, rather impressive.

Moreover, the large 9-inch wheels are big enough to deal with small sticks, bumps, stones, and anything else you may encounter on an off-road path. The wheels are also designed to be extremely durable.

To help you roll over bumps and uneven terrain, this scooter features 4 inches of clearance from the ground, which prevents it from bottoming out. This scooter has a top speed of 5 miles per hour, so it is quite speedy.

This top speed is thanks to the strong motor that can help you roll up inclines of nearly 10 degrees. This scooter has high quality front and rear suspension for great shock absorption.

Pros

  • Good tires for off road
  • High quality suspension
  • Strong motor with decent top speed
  • Can handle decent inclines
  • Great ground clearance
  • Long range battery
  • Lots of leg room

Cons

  • Seat can be hard to stay on
  • Seat wobbles a bit

Pride Mobility PURSUIT XL PMV SC714 Pride Electric Scooter

Here we have what is so far the biggest, most powerful, and most heavy-duty mobility scooter on the list today. For one, it has a very powerful motor that can get it moving up to 9 mph, faster than anything else we have reviewed.

Moreover, the 4-wheel system with front and rear suspension helps to eliminate shock and impact created by off road terrain. This is a very heavy scooter designed for maximum stability. It’s made to stay stable and upright even on the bumpiest of conditions.

What’s also impressive is that this scooter comes with a long-range battery capable of traveling up to 28 miles on a single charge.

The massive 13-inch pneumatic tires also help it to roll over mostly any terrain it encounters. The tires also help to absorb some impact. Let’s not forget that this beast has a maximum weight capacity of 400 pounds.

Pros

  • Super durable
  • High weight capacity
  • Quite fast + strong motor
  • Very stable and well balance
  • Large tires for tough terrain
  • Good ground clearance
  • Highly adjustable

Cons

  • Super heavy
  • Turning radius could be better

Pride Mobility S74 Go-Go Sport 4-Wheel Electric Mobility Scooter

Pride Mobility S74 Go-Go Sport 4-Wheel Electric Mobility Scooter For Adults
  • LONG DRIVING RANGE: The Sport's long-lasting battery offers up to 14.5 miles per charge and an ample 4.7 mph top speed

This is another mobility scooter from the Pride Mobility brand. However, unlike the previous one, this one comes at about a third of the price. Whereas the other one was designed for maximum off-roading abilities, stability, speed, distance, and toughness, this one is a much lighter version.

This scooter is much smaller and lighter. It’s still very well balanced and fairly stable, but it cannot handle super tough terrains like the above scooter can. It comes with solid 9-inch tires, tires which cannot go flat, and they can deal with some fairly big bumps, not to mention that they have great traction.

The motor which this scooter features can get it moving up to 4.7 miles per hour, with the battery lasting for up to 14 miles. Both stats are decent, but of course, could be better. It features 3 inches of ground clearance, a necessity for off-roading.

Pros

  • Good tires for off-roading
  • Great price
  • Lightweight and practical design
  • Easy to transport
  • Adjustable seat
  • Basket included
  • Ideal for light off-road purposes

Cons

  • Not too fast
  • Range is not all that far
  • Not ideal for severe terrain
  • No suspension

Drive Medical Maverick Executive Three Wheel Power Scooter

Drive Medical Maverick Executive Three Wheel Power Scooter with Seat, Black, 22"
  • Class leading 9.5 MPH top speed and 35 mile maximum cruising range
  • High/low switch for instant speed control
  • Captain's seat designed for optimum comfort
  • Seat swivels and features a reclining backrest, and height-adjustable headrest
  • Front and rear suspension for the smoothest outdoor ride quality

When it comes to the best mobility scooter for off road, this might just be it. First off, it comes with massive 19.5 air filled tires. This size of tire is more than enough for even the harshest of off-road conditions, and because they are air filled, they absorb a bit of impact.

This scooter comes with a massive maximum range of 35 miles, which is combined with a near 10 mph top speed, all thanks to the powerful motor and the long-lasting batteries. It even has a high/low switch for speed control. This model can climb inclines up to 10 degrees in steepness, also no small feat.

The Drive Medical Maverick Executive Three Wheel Power Scooter features a high quality front wheel suspension system for dealing with big bumps. Let’s not forget that this model looks like a 3 wheel motorcycle, complete with user-friendly motorcycle style controls.

Pros

  • Very fast
  • Long range
  • Very stable
  • Good suspension
  • User friendly design
  • Massive tires – ideal for off road

Cons

  • Super expensive
  • Very heavy

Conclusion

The best mobility scooter for off road is one with a powerful motor, long-lasting batteries, large tires with good traction, and more. Remember that for off-roading, you’ll also need lots of ground clearance and the ability to climb inclines as well.

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