Afikim vs EWheels - The Best Recreational Scooters

 

Do you want to buy a recreational mobility scooter but are not sure which brand to choose? It doesn’t matter whether you are a seasoned buyer or new at the mobility scooter world, it can still be a challenge to decide which scooter is best for you.

In this article, we are comparing two of the best mobility scooter brands in the US, Afikim and EWheels. In this way we hope to help you make an informed decision about your mobility scooter purchase.

Both Afikim and EWheels manufacture high quality mobility scooters that are both rugged but functional. In our comparison we aim to show the strength of each brand for a particular category of mobility scooter.

The EWheels brand has many more mobility scooters than Afikim. If you would like to take a look at what else EWheels has to offer visit the E-Wheels product page.

Let’s get started learning about these two brands, and if at any time during the read you feel like taking a closer look at any of the products, just click on the image or on the mobility scooter name to visit the product page.

Afikim

Afikim has been in business for over 40 years and easily dominates the industry through their heavy-duty mobility scooters. Their products are manufactured from quality material using state of the art manufacturing technology coupled with world class engineering.

Afikim's heavy-duty mobility scooters offer a host of features that make it easy to enjoy new levels of freedom. Adjustable suspension, sturdy construction, and orthopedic seating are just some examples--all designed with the rider in mind.

Innovative designs like these from Afikim Electric Vehicles have been making waves for years now thanks to its attention on design aspects related directly to user experience as well as power efficiency.

EWheels

EWheels is a leading innovator in electric powered scooters with an extensive line of products.

At EWheels they believe that people should be able to go anywhere their heart desires by using a product that saves money while still providing performance comparable if not superior to traditional modes of transport.

Whether it's driving across town for work purposes, running errands around town on weekends or simply commuting back home from school - these powerful vehicles can accomplish anything due to their heavy duty build quality, innovative designs, and state-of-the art components.

The Various Models And Categories

The four most popular categories of mobility scooters are:

- 4-wheel mobility scooters

- 3-wheel mobility scooters

- bariatric mobility scooters

- full size mobility scooters

1. 4-Wheel Mobility Scooters

4-wheel scooters are very reliable when it comes to outdoor use.

Many 4-wheel scooters have both front and rear suspension for a smoother ride at higher speeds and are much more stable than 3-wheel scooters.

Some of the bigger models have large tires and a higher ground clearance, making them perfect for use off road especially on uneven terrain. But the 4-wheel models generally have a larger turning radius. 

Let’s compare the Afiscooter C4 against the EW-75.

 

Manufacturer

Afikim

EWheels

Model

Afiscooter C4

EW-75

Weight Capacity

330 pounds

400 pounds

Top Speed

9.3 mph

15 mph

Warranty

3 years limited

3 years limited

Afikim Afiscooter C4 Breeze 4-Wheel Scooter by Afikim

The Afikim Afiscooter C4 is a four-wheel mobility scooter equipped with many features that surpass those of its competition. For instance, it has an adjustable orthopedic seat that swivels and folds down allowing for the rider to enter and exit the seat with no effort. The seat is also padded and comes with a head rest making it very comfortable and supportive.

The Afiscooter C4 has a delta tiller for steering which can be adjusted according to the height of the driver or their comfort level. It also has an advanced full suspension system and shock absorbers that allows for a smooth ride.

It is equipped with rearview mirrors, headlights, turn signals, a speed control and a battery indicator. The batteries on this unit are 12V 50Ah.

This scooter is 26 inches wide and has a ground clearance of 4 inches. It has a top speed of 9.3 mph and a driving range of 25 miles. It has a turning radius of 67 inches and a weight capacity of 330 pounds.

EWheels EW-75 Four Wheel Electric Mobility Scooter

The most noticeable differences between the Afiscooter C4 and the EWheels EW-75 are the design and seat. The EW-75 has a very sleek sporty design which looks like a motorcycle and the seat is similar to what you would see on a motorcycle or moped.

Similar to the Afiscooter C4, this scooter has rearview mirrors, running lights, front and rear lights, side lights, and turn signals. It also comes with brake lights and an alarm system.

It has 15-inch tires with front and rear suspension for a smooth ride. It runs on a 700-watt brushless motor and 60-volt, 20 Ah battery.

The EW-75 has a driving range of 43 miles and a top speed of 15 mph. The weight capacity on this unit is 400 pounds while the turning radius is 92 inches with a ground clearance of 5.5 inches.

2. 3-Wheel Mobility Scooters

The second batch of mobility scooters we will look at are 3-wheel mobility scooters. They are very popular as some have a very low turning radius making them ideal for use on paved streets or in stores. The full-size version provides good outdoor stability because they have larger tires and a heavier frame.

Let’s compare the Afiscooter S3 against the EW-36.

 

Manufacturer

Afikim

EWheels

Model

Afiscooter S3

EW-36

Weight Capacity

450 pounds

350 pounds

Top Speed

9.3 mph

13 mph

Warranty

3 years limited

3 years limited

Afikim Afiscooter S 3-Wheel Scooter by Afikim

The Afiscooter S3 is a three-wheel mobility scooter with all the maneuverability of a 3-wheeler but the power of a heavy-duty mobility scooter. It comes with a long driving range and an ergonomically designed seat to make your rides comfortable.

It has a great suspension system with a shock-absorbing frame for a smooth ride on uneven terrain. In addition, it is rear-wheel-driven giving you more control when driving over uneven terrain.

The armrests and headrest are adjustable, and the backrest can flip back. You also have the option to install a canopy. It has a 1400-watt motor and a 70Ah battery and has 16.8-inch front and rear pneumatic tires.

At the rear of the scooter is a lockable storage unit to keep essentials secure. It also has a small storage unit on the front dashboard for smaller items like glasses, keys, or a cellphone.

Additionally, it has an LCD screen on which you can read time, speed, the battery level and how far you’ve travelled. It also has LED headlights which are energy efficient.

The Afiscooter S3 has a top speed of 9.3 mph, a 28-mile driving range, ground clearance of 5 inches, a turning radius of 56 inches and a weight capacity of 450 pounds.

E-Wheels EW-36 3-Wheel Scooter by E-Wheels

The E-Wheels EW-36 is a three-wheel mobility scooter designed with style and is one of the fastest mobility scooters currently available. It comes with a deluxe seat and folding armrests.

The seat also comes with head and back support while the armrests can be adjusted to the appropriate height.

The seat is made with high quality material which does not cause lose its shape even after a long period of use. This mobility scooter is perfect for shopping as it comes with a very spacious rear storage basket.

Under the seat is another storage compartment that can be locked, and it also has a digital anti-theft alarm. The battery on this unit is a 48V 20Ah.

Beneficial features on the EW-36 are hydraulic rear brakes, a horn and an anti-theft alarm system.

The EW-36 has a top speed of 13 mph, a 43-mile driving range, ground clearance of 4 inches, a turning radius of 50 inches and a weight capacity of 350 pounds.

3. Bariatric Mobility Scooters

The third group of mobility scooters we will look at is bariatric mobility scooters. These are sometimes referred to as heavy duty scooters.

This type of scooter is a full-size, higher weight capacity scooter with great stability and high suspension for a smoother outdoor use.

They also have higher ground clearance, a reinforced full-size frame for bariatric or heavy-duty use, and bigger tires for rugged outdoor use.

In most cases they will come with a captain’s seat with a headrest and can accommodate weights of 400 pounds and more.

Let’s compare the Afiscooter S4 against the EW-72.

 

Manufacturer

Afikim

E-Wheels

Model

Afiscooter S4

EW-72

Weight Capacity

450 pounds

500 pounds

Top Speed

9.3 mph

15 mph

Warranty

3 years limited

3 years limited

 

Afikim Afiscooter S 4-Wheel Scooter by Afikim

The Afiscooter S4 is one of the best mobility scooters by Afikim. It is a heavy-duty scooter and is great for the outdoors. The seat is wide and has a headrest and armrest for your comfort. The seat is also orthopedic, fully adjustable and comes in widths of 20 and 33 inches. It  reclines, swivels and moves forward or backward.

The S4 has an adjustable tiller, and therefore you can set the height to match your preference. This model, just like the Afiscooter S3 can also take a canopy as a windshield and comes with a high backrest.

This model is rear wheel drive and comes with pneumatic tires. It has a 24V DC motor and runs off two 12V 105Ah batteries.

The Afiscooter S4 has a top speed of 9.3 mph, a 28-mile driving range, ground clearance of 5 inches, a turning radius of 90 inches and a weight capacity of 450 pounds.

E-Wheels EW-72 Bariatric 4-Wheel Scooter – 500 Lbs by E-Wheels

The E-Wheels EW-72 is a bariatric mobility scooter with a high weight capacity. Just like many other E-Wheels mobility scooters, this scooter also has a very beautiful design. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing but it is also powered by a brushless 700watt DC motor.

It is equipped with shock absorbers for more stability and a smooth ride and the wheels each have a powerful drum brake offering better control as well as stopping power.

The EW-75 has a comfortable soft and stylish looking captain’s seat with a fully cushioned backrest, armrests and bottom. It also has an anti-roll bar on the front and the back.

The EW-72 has a top speed of 15 mph, a 43-mile driving range, ground clearance of 8.5 inches, a turning radius of 92 inches and a weight capacity of 500 pounds.

4. Full Size Mobility Scooters

The last type of mobility scooter that we will compare is the full-size mobility scooter. These types of mobility scooters offer an enhanced outdoor experience as well as indoor independence in certain large, open areas. .

Models range from 3-wheel scooters with 4 mph all the way to 10 mph, and 4-wheel scooters with a battery range of 30 miles and weight capacities ranging from 300 to 500 pounds. 

Important features on a full-size mobility scooter to look for are a high back seat and lighting for visibility.

Let’s compare the Afiscooter C3 against the EW-46.

 

Manufacturer

Afikim

E-Wheels

Model

Afiscooter C3

EW-46

Weight Capacity

330 pounds

400 pounds

Top Speed

9.3 mph

13 mph

Warranty

3 years limited

3 years limited

 

AFIKIM Afiscooter C3 Breeze FTC 4-Wheel Scooter by Afikim

The Afiscooter C3 by Afikim is a 3-wheel full-size mobility scooter. This mobility scooter is the best in its class and has an orthopedic padded captain’s seat which swivels and foldable armrests.

It comes with full suspension and shock absorbers as well as wide pneumatic tires and automatic brakes with large aluminum wheels.

It also has a full lighting package with ultra-bright headlights, turn signals for safety, rearview mirrors, and a big front basket. The Afiscooter C3 has an advanced safety system which halts the vehicle if the driver loses control.  

The Afiscooter C3 has a top speed of 9.3 mph, a 25-mile driving range, ground clearance of 4 inches, a turning radius of 50 inches and a weight capacity of 330 pounds.

E-Wheels EW-46 Electric 4-Wheel Scooter by E-Wheels

The EW-46 by E-Wheels is a fantastic four-wheel full-size mobility scooter, perfect for a number of uses. It is especially useful as an outdoor scooter as it has 15-inch pneumatic tires that can tackle any terrain, whether they are sidewalks, grass or paving stones and is equipped with both front and rear suspension.

This scooter has one of the most comfortable captain’s seats. The seat is 18 inches wide and can be adjusted. For added convenience it has flip-up arm rests that are also adjustable.

It comes with a full LED lighting package, including directional turn signals, brake lights, an ultra-bright headlight with rear and side LED running lights.

It also has dual rear-view mirrors and electromagnetic brakes. The LED console allows you to read mileage, the estimated speed and has a battery display. This mobility scooter has a 500-watt brushless motor and runs off 48 volt 20Ah batteries. 

The EW-46 has a top speed of 13mph, a 35-mile driving range, ground clearance of 4.5 inches, a turning radius of 73 inches and a weight capacity of 400 pounds.

Conclusion

We hope you liked this comparison article on the best recreational scooters by Afikim and E-Wheels. Please feel free to let us know if you have any questions or if you would like to see more of these types of articles to our site. 

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If you are looking for other related articles, here is Pride Mobility – 5 Of Their Best Scooters, as we had some great feedback on that article as well.

Feel free to write me anytime at kellon@electricwheelchairsusa.com if you have any questions or comments.  At Electric Wheelchairs USA, we truly love helping our customers make the best choice for their needs whether it is a power chairmobility scooter, or lift chair.


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