20 Best Lightweight Wheelchairs [2022]

Are you looking for the best lightweight wheelchairs? Based on expert reviews, we ranked them. We've listed our top-ranked picks, including the top-selling lightweight wheelchairs.

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1 Drive Medical EXP19LTRD Lightweight Expedition Folding Transport Wheelchair with Hand Brakes, Red Drive Medical EXP19LTRD Lightweight Expedition Folding Transport Wheelchair with Hand Brakes, Red
2 Karman 24 pounds LT-980 Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair Black Karman 24 pounds LT-980 Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair Black
3 Drive Medical BLS18FBD-ELR Blue Streak Lightweight Wheelchair with Swing-Away Elevating Leg Rests... Drive Medical BLS18FBD-ELR Blue Streak Lightweight Wheelchair with Swing-Away Elevating Leg Rests...
4 Medline Lightweight Transport Wheelchair with Handbrakes, Folding Transport Chair for Adults has 12... Medline Lightweight Transport Wheelchair with Handbrakes, Folding Transport Chair for Adults has...
5 Medline Steel Transport Wheelchair, Folding Transport Chair with 8-Inch Wheels, Lightweight, Full... Medline Steel Transport Wheelchair, Folding Transport Chair with 8-Inch Wheels, Lightweight, Full...
6 Medline Lightweight & User-Friendly Wheelchair With Flip-Back, Desk-Length Arms & Elevating Leg... Medline Lightweight & User-Friendly Wheelchair With Flip-Back, Desk-Length Arms & Elevating Leg...
7 Drive Medical TR37E-SV Lightweight Folding Transport Wheelchair with Swing-Away Footrest, Silver Drive Medical TR37E-SV Lightweight Folding Transport Wheelchair with Swing-Away Footrest, Silver
8 Carex Transport Wheelchair With 19 inch Seat - Folding Transport Chair with Foot Rests - Foldable... Carex Transport Wheelchair With 19 inch Seat - Folding Transport Chair with Foot Rests - Foldable...
9 Medline Ultralight Transport Wheelchair with 19” Wide Seat, Folding Transport Chair with Permanent... Medline Ultralight Transport Wheelchair with 19” Wide Seat, Folding Transport Chair with...
10 Medline Transport Wheelchair with Lightweight Steel Frame, Folding Chair is Portable, Large 12 inch... Medline Transport Wheelchair with Lightweight Steel Frame, Folding Chair is Portable, Large 12...
11 Drive Medical K320DFA-ELR Cruiser III Lightweight Folding Wheelchair with Flip Back Detachable Full... Drive Medical K320DFA-ELR Cruiser III Lightweight Folding Wheelchair with Flip Back Detachable...
12 Portable Folding Wheelchair, Travel Wheelchair with handbrake, Ultra-Light Wheelchair for The... Portable Folding Wheelchair, Travel Wheelchair with handbrake, Ultra-Light Wheelchair for The...
13 Drive Medical Lightweight Folding Transport Wheelchair With Carry Bag & Flip-Backs Arms Drive Medical Lightweight Folding Transport Wheelchair With Carry Bag & Flip-Backs Arms
14 Medline Transport Wheelchair with Lightweight Steel Frame, Microban Antimicrobial Protection,... Medline Transport Wheelchair with Lightweight Steel Frame, Microban Antimicrobial Protection,...
15 Drive Medical K318DFA-ELR Cruiser III Lightweight Folding Wheelchair with Flip Back Detachable Full... Drive Medical K318DFA-ELR Cruiser III Lightweight Folding Wheelchair with Flip Back Detachable...
16 Karman Healthcare 19.8 lbs Ergonomic Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair, Pearl Silver, 18'x17' Karman Healthcare 19.8 lbs Ergonomic Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair, Pearl Silver, 18"x17"
17 Invacare Tracer EX2 Wheelchair for Adults | Standard Folding | 20 Inch Seat | Full Arms Invacare Tracer EX2 Wheelchair for Adults | Standard Folding | 20 Inch Seat | Full Arms
18 WINLOVE 2 in 1 Rollator Walkers for Seniors with Padded Seat- Medical Transport Chair Walker with... WINLOVE 2 in 1 Rollator Walkers for Seniors with Padded Seat- Medical Transport Chair Walker with...
19 4FT Non-Skid Traction Folding Aluminum Wheelchair Ramp Scooter Mobility Handicap Ramp for Home... 4FT Non-Skid Traction Folding Aluminum Wheelchair Ramp Scooter Mobility Handicap Ramp for Home...
20 Drive Medical Deluxe Lightweight Aluminum Transport Wheelchair, Black, 17' Drive Medical Deluxe Lightweight Aluminum Transport Wheelchair, Black, 17"
Bestseller No. 1
Drive Medical EXP19LTRD Lightweight Expedition Folding Transport Wheelchair with Hand Brakes, Red
  • Lightweight Folding Wheelchair: Easy-to-use and collapsible, our lightweight folding transport chair offers a strong aluminum frame and durable...
  • Large Wheels: Rolling wheelchair features solid, 12-inch rear wheels to make pushing a breeze; curb assist next to wheels allows users to gently lift...
  • Locking Hand Brakes: Companion-activated loop lock hand brakes keep the rider safe; just push down to lock the rear wheels in place — no bending...
  • Portable and Easy to Store: A handy lever on the back of the foldable wheelchair makes it convenient to fold back down; at just 19 lbs, transport...
  • Dimensions: folded: 38 inches in height x 10.75 inches in width; seat: 19 inches in width x 16 inches in depth; armrest: 8 inches in height; weight...
Bestseller No. 2
Karman 24 pounds LT-980 Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair Black
  • Fixed armrest with wide cushioned arm pads
  • Swing In/Away Removable Footrest, Adjustable Height Footplates with heel loops.Back Height:19 inch
  • Backrest Pouch attached to the upholstery, Folding backrest and folding seat for easy traveling
  • 6″×1” Polyurethane solid front casters, Seat width: 18″x 16″
  • 22″ x 1 3/8” flat free polyurethane tires, high tread, flat free wheels
Bestseller No. 3
Drive Medical BLS18FBD-ELR Blue Streak Lightweight Wheelchair with Swing-Away Elevating Leg Rests...
  • Cutting-edge wheelchair design makes independent mobility enjoyable
  • Detachable desk arms and premium elevated leg rests provide customizable support
  • 18" padded nylon wheelchair seat ensures lasting comfort and is easy to clean.Do not use an abrasive cleanser that will scratch the finish
  • Durable tires feature push-to-lock functionality for safety. Comes with calf strap
  • Overall dimensions: 42"(L) x 24"(W) x 36"(H); Closed width: 12.5"; Seat dimensions: 16"(D) x 18"(W) x 19.5"(H); Armrest height: 8"; Weight capacity:...
Bestseller No. 4
Medline Lightweight Transport Wheelchair with Handbrakes, Folding Transport Chair for Adults has 12...
  • Medline transport lightweight wheelchair has large 12 inch rear wheels for better performance on uneven outdoor surfaces | Loop-style manual...
  • Transport chair with powder coated aluminum ultralight frame is durable and has a weight capacity of 300 lbs
  • Folding transport wheelchair is portable, making it perfect for easy storage, transport and travel | Back folds down to make the chair more compact
  • Full length permanent armrests | Detachable footrests | Seat belt for safety | Comfortable nylon upholstery
  • Transport wheel chair seat dimensions are 19 x 16 inches | Weighs 23.5 lbs | Color: Blue
Bestseller No. 5
Medline Steel Transport Wheelchair, Folding Transport Chair with 8-Inch Wheels, Lightweight, Full...
  • Smooth rolling, strong, steel Medline transport wheelchair with flat-free 8-inch wheels for maneuverability in tight spaces
  • Leg rests provide customizable support and swing out of the way for easy access to get in and out of the transport chair; rear wheel locking brakes...
  • Comfortable, full-length cushioned armrests and easy-clean nylon seat upholstery
  • Lift up on wheelchair seat to fold flat for storage or to take anywhere
  • Overall dimensions: 21.5" W x 23.5 D (open); 8" W x 10.75" D (closed); seat height: 19"; Back height: 18 inches; seat dimensions: 16"(d) x17"(w) x19"...
Bestseller No. 6
Medline Lightweight & User-Friendly Wheelchair With Flip-Back, Desk-Length Arms & Elevating Leg...
  • Flip-back, desk-length arms make it easy to navigate under tables | elevating leg rests enhance comfort and remove easily
  • Breathable nylon upholstery is soft and comfortable
  • Premium welds ensure reliability and durability
  • Smooth-rolling Mag wheels with low-maintenance flat-free tires; foot-powered movement with 2” seat-height adjustments (hemi-height)
  • 300-Lb. Weight capacity | 33-lb. Product weight, without leg rests. Latex free; Not MRI safe
SaleBestseller No. 7
Drive Medical TR37E-SV Lightweight Folding Transport Wheelchair with Swing-Away Footrest, Silver
  • Lightweight Folding Wheelchair: These reliable and portable folding wheelchairs for adults are a great choice for those who cannot use a manual...
  • Durable Design: The durable steel frame provides reliable stability; transport wheelchair features 8-inch casters in front and rear for a smooth ride
  • Customizable Support: Our portable wheelchairs feature padded armrests and swing-away footrests for customized support; chair and backrest fold flat...
  • Comfortable and Easy to Clean: This ultralight transport chair comes equipped with a 17-inch easy-to-clean padded nylon seat designed to provide...
  • Dimensions: Back: 39 inches in height; seat: 19 inches in height; overall width: 21.5 inches (open) and 8 inches (closed); weight capacity: 250 lbs
Bestseller No. 8
Carex Transport Wheelchair With 19 inch Seat - Folding Transport Chair with Foot Rests - Foldable...
  • Contains (1) Carex Transport Wheelchair, a portable wheelchair that folds. The Transport Chair features adjustable swing away removable foot rests....
  • With a 19 inch seat, the transport wheelchair provides a comfortable drive. The secure belt makes that ride safer. Whether you're recovering from...
  • Transfer wheelchair folds up to fit into a trunk, a perfect medical transport chair for bringing someone home from the hospital. Transport wheelchair...
  • The sturdy steel frame of the transport chair provides full support during everyday transport and also folds easily for compact storage and transfer...
  • Trust in Carex, a leader in wheelchairs for adults, seniors, disabled, and handicap. Shop our entire line of lightweight wheelchairs for adults, our...
Bestseller No. 9
Medline Ultralight Transport Wheelchair with 19” Wide Seat, Folding Transport Chair with Permanent...
  • The Medline 300 lb weight capacity ultralight transport chair allows you to travel light while making outings and/or and rehab situations easier
  • This durable transport chair weighs less than 15 lbs | Compact, simple-folding design is great for travel and storage
  • Stow-n-go clips allow the comfort footrests to be locked to the side of the transport wheelchair when not in use
  • Restaurant-style permanent armrests allow the user to sit closer to tables and desks for a more comfortable experience
  • Padded nylon upholstery | 8 inch rear wheels for easy forward and reverse | Made of high-grade aluminum | 16 inch seat depth, 19 inch seat width
Bestseller No. 10
Medline Transport Wheelchair with Lightweight Steel Frame, Folding Chair is Portable, Large 12 inch...
  • Medline lightweight transport chair features swing-away footrests and locking brakes to make transfers easy, large 12 inch wheels, and special...
  • Folding transport wheelchairs fold flat for easy transport and storage, making it portable and convenient for the caregiver | Tool-free assembly
  • Large 19” W x 16” D seat is comfortable
  • Supports up to 300 lbs. | Lightweight wheelchair weighs only 23 lbs.
Bestseller No. 11
Drive Medical K320DFA-ELR Cruiser III Lightweight Folding Wheelchair with Flip Back Detachable Full...
  • Lightweight Folding Wheelchair: Full-featured wheelchair for adults folds to just 12 inches wide and weighs 38 pounds to offer the convenience of a...
  • Easy to Maneuver: Easy to push with Mag-style wheels, this lightweight wheelchair offers a smooth ride and fits through most doorways
  • Highly Adjustable: Wheelchair’s seat extends two extra inches; 8-inch casters can be adjusted to three heights; dual axle provides easy transition...
  • Durable Design: Made of a carbon steel frame with a silver vein finish, this rolling wheelchair supports up to 350 pounds and is great for regular...
  • Dimensions: 42 inches in length x 28 inches in width x 35 inches in height; width: 12 inches (closed); seat: 20 inches in width; armrest: 8 inches in...
Bestseller No. 12
Portable Folding Wheelchair, Travel Wheelchair with handbrake, Ultra-Light Wheelchair for The...
  • Unfolded size: 34.2" x 32.6" x 18.9"; folded size: 15"*29.5", bearing capacity: 220 pounds, wheelchair net weight 16.5 pounds.
  • Wheelchair material: The lightweight frame is made of aluminum alloy, which is easy to carry. The tires are made of solid PVC, two front wheels 6...
  • Stable structure: The high-quality aluminum alloy is strong and light at the same time, the tower-shaped three-dimensional frame distributes the...
  • Humanity design: free of installation and ready to use, the pull-up buckle is easy to operate, the integrated handbrake is convenient and quick to...
  • This portable wheelchair is a perfect travel wheelchair because it is easy to fold and fits easily into the trunk of a car. It can be carried on board...
Bestseller No. 13
Drive Medical Lightweight Folding Transport Wheelchair With Carry Bag & Flip-Backs Arms
  • Lightweight Folding Wheelchair: Our super-light folding wheelchairs for adults make independent mobility easy and enjoyable via specialized features...
  • Easy To Transport: Constructed of lightweight aluminum, our transport chairs for seniors and adults weigh only 19 lbs and collapse like conventional...
  • Superior Support: Enhanced with nylon upholstery, our ultralight wheelchairs also feature padded flip-back armrests and fold-down footrests for...
  • Durable Design: This lightweight wheelchair features maintenance-free composite tires enhanced with push-to-lock functionality; Portable wheelchair...
  • Dimensions: Overall: 23” W x 30” L x 37” H; Closed: 9” W; Seat: 18” W x 17” D; Armrest: 8” H; Weight capacity: 250 lbs
Bestseller No. 14
Medline Transport Wheelchair with Lightweight Steel Frame, Microban Antimicrobial Protection,...
  • Medline lightweight transport chair features swing-away footrests and locking brakes to make transfers easy, large 12 inch wheels, and special...
  • Antimicrobial Product Protection - Nylon upholstery features Microban antimicrobial technology for built-in protection that inhibits the growth of...
  • Folding transport wheelchairs fold flat for easy transport and storage, making it portable and convenient for the caregiver | Tool-free assembly
  • Large 19” W x 16” D seat is comfortable
  • Supports up to 3 lbs. | Lightweight wheelchair weighs only 23 lbs.
Bestseller No. 15
Drive Medical K318DFA-ELR Cruiser III Lightweight Folding Wheelchair with Flip Back Detachable Full...
  • Lightweight Folding Wheelchair: Full-featured wheelchair for adults folds to just 12 inches wide and weighs 36 pounds to offer the convenience of a...
  • Easy to Maneuver: Easy to push with Mag-style wheels, this lightweight wheelchair offers a smooth ride and fits through most doorways
  • Highly Adjustable: Wheelchair’s seat extends two extra inches; 8-inch casters can be adjusted to three heights; dual axle provides easy transition...
  • Durable Design: Made of a carbon steel frame with a silver vein finish, this rolling wheelchair supports up to 300 pounds and is great for regular...
  • Dimensions: 42 inches in length x 26 inches in width x 35 inches in height; width: 12 inches (closed); seat: 18 inches in width; armrest: 8 inches in...
Bestseller No. 16
Karman Healthcare 19.8 lbs Ergonomic Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair, Pearl Silver, 18"x17"
  • Weighs only 19.8 lbs
  • Padded Seat and Back Upholstery
  • Fixed Rear Wheels with Ergonomic Handrim
  • Fixed Desk Length Armrest with Padded Ergonomic Armpads
  • Removable and Height Adjustable Footrest with Heel Loop
Bestseller No. 17
Invacare Tracer EX2 Wheelchair for Adults | Standard Folding | 20 Inch Seat | Full Arms
  • FEATURING: A durable carbon steel frame, a seat and back with heavy-duty inner liner, and urethane rear tires mounted on "no flex" wheels, the Tracer...
  • BUILT TO LAST: Built with 14-gauge cross braces for added durability and strength. Seats are made of comfortable. dual-embossed vinyl with heavy-duty...
  • WEIGHT CAPACITY: 250 lbs.
  • DIMENSIONS: Adjustable seat to floor height 17.5" or 19.5", seat width 20", seat depth 16", seat back height 16"
  • ARMREST DETAILS: Removable Full-length padded armrests provide added comfort, support and aids in transfers by providing a leverage point to push from...
SaleBestseller No. 18
WINLOVE 2 in 1 Rollator Walkers for Seniors with Padded Seat- Medical Transport Chair Walker with...
  • 【2 in 1 walker】WINLOVE 2 in 1 Rollator Walker is designed for BOTH walking aid and transportation purpose. It is manufactured under high...
  • 【All-Terrain wheels and Convenient Design】Four 8-inch PVC wheels are suitable for driving on most flat surfaces. A storage nylon zippered bag for...
  • 【Foldable & Adjustable Compact Design】The walker is highly adjustable. The handle can be adjusted from 33”-38.2”, fitting people from 5’ to...
  • 【Safe & Durable】The dual braking system on both rear wheels offer safety and control for you when riding. The dual brake locking system on both...
  • 【Service】We have a team of CS on duty 24hours to help you shall any problem arise. Please do contact us through Amazon or email if you need any...
Bestseller No. 19
4FT Non-Skid Traction Folding Aluminum Wheelchair Ramp Scooter Mobility Handicap Ramp for Home...
  • Wheerchair Ramps For Home With Safety Supporting: Traction belt with very strong anti-skid capability, no matter what the weather, it will not affect...
  • Multifunctional wheelchair ramp: The ramp is wide enough that most bicycles, scooters, and wheelchairs can pass normally.
  • Easy to fold and carry: The weight is light enough that you can use it anywhere.
  • Quality Guarantee: High quality aluminum construction with maximum 600 lb capacity.
  • Overall Dimension: 48’’L x 28” W x 2.25” H.
Bestseller No. 20
Drive Medical Deluxe Lightweight Aluminum Transport Wheelchair, Black, 17"
  • Aluminum frame is lightweight (Weighs only 19 lbs) and strong; Nylon upholstery is comfortable, lightweight and easy to clean
  • 8" composite wheels are lightweight and maintenance free
  • Aluminum casted back-release hinge allows back to fold down for easy storage and transport
  • Padded armrests provide additional comfort; Comes with seat belt for added safety
  • Folded Dimensions: 33" x 9" x 39.5"; Seat Width Between Arms: 14.5"; Seat Depth: 16"; Seat Height: 19"; Weight Capacity: 300 lbs

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FAQ:

Q: What is the best lightweight transport wheelchair?

A: Feather Chair 13.5 lbs. Heavy-Duty XL Feather Chair – 19 lbs. Strongback Ergonomic Lightweight Manual Wheelchair Medline Ultralight Transport Chair Quickie 2 Foldable Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair

Q: How to find the best lightweight wheelchair for your travel?

A: Comfort: Look at the overall design of the chair,including the seat,backrest,armrest and leg and footrests. … Safety: Transport chairs have a few different braking system options. … Portability: A small wheelchair is easier to move than a large one. … Maneuverability: The small wheels on transfer wheelchairs are designed to swivel. …

Q: What are the best wheelchair brands?

A: Top Wheelchair Pick Featherweight’s 13.5 lbs wheelchair 4.6/5 Best Motorized Wheelchair EZ Lite Cruiser Deluxe DX12 4.4/5 Best Wheelchair for Seniors Medline Lightweight&User-Friendly Wheelchair 4.2/5 Best Lightweight Wheelchair Karman Ergonomic Ultra Lightweight Wheelchair 4.6/5 Best Budget Wheelchair Pick

Q: What is the best lightweight transport chair?

A: – LIGHTWEIGHT WHEELCHAIR. Lightweight aluminum construction, weight only 20 lbs. … – FOLDING WHEELCHAIR. Flared handles handy back-release hinge and removable tool-free swing-away composite footrests with heel loops allow the back to fold down flat and compact for easy storage and transport. – COMFORTABLE. … – DURABLE WHEELCHAIR. … – FOLDING WHEELCHAIR. …

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