Featherweight wheelchair


Top Speed: 3.7 mph
Distance on full charge: 13 miles
Weight capacity: 242.5 lbs.
Chair weight with battery: 33 lbs.
Battery: Lithium-Ion
Ground clearance: 3″
Seat width: 17.72″

Featherweight Electric Wheelchair

The featherweight wheelchair is made of a durable lightweight aluminium alloy that supports passengers weight of up to 242.5 pounds. 

This wheelchair only weighs 33 lbs which makes it convenient for transport, travel and storage. With raisable and height-adjustable armrests, joystick controller can be mounted on the left or side for easy use and operation.

Our lightest wheelchair model also includes a 9.8 inch rear wheel system for better performance on all surfaces. This power chair ships to you directly fully assembled, simply unpack, charge it and you are ready to go! Regain your mobility with our lightest wheelchair. It also comes with a frame lifetime limited warranty. 

featherweight Wheelchair Specifications:

Device Weight: (with battery) 33 lbs Max Capacity: 242.5 pounds
Unfolded Dimensions: (L x W x H) 41.73 in. x 23.62 in. x 34 in Folded Dimensions: (L x W x H) 28.35 in. x 13.39 in. x 28 in.
Seat Width: (L x W) 16.5 in. x 17.72 in. Seat Height: (from ground) 18.9 in.
Arm Rest Height: (from ground) 29.25 in. Turning Radius: 47.24 in.
Maximum Speed: 3.7 miles per hour Distance on Full Battery: Up to 13 miles*
Ground Clearance: 3 inches Front Wheels: (Diameter x Width) 7 in. x 2 in.
Rear Wheels: (Diameter x Width) 9.8 in. x 2.25 in. Incline Capability: 12 degree slope (8.48 degrees)
Motor Type: DC brushless motor, 250W*2, DC 24V Wheel Material: Mix of Polyurethane & Rubber
Battery: Lithium-ion battery, standard 24V10.4Ah , optional to 24V10.4Ah ) Charger: Input: 100-240VAC,50/60Hz,1.2A
Brake Type: Electromagnetic Braking System

Warranty Information

If you are not 100% satisfied with your product, 1800 Wheelchair will offer a full refund (on most products, see below). To qualify for a return please note the following: 

Featherweight wheelchair reviews

Susan C.
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Works great as long as you don't have to go over thresholds wheel just spin on a 1/4 inch high threshold.
Jill H.
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It turns on a dime! It’s lightweight enough that there are no complaints about getting it into the car. I love it.
Frances B.
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I use it for transport when I’m going out. My husband has to take it out of the car it’s light enough for him. We can’t leave it in the car because of the heat in garage.
Deanna L.
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Great power chair. My Mom is so happy with it. She has one leg and had a hard time transferring into the bigger upright power chairs and this one is easy to get into for her and easy to operate.

Questions & Answers

The featherweight wheelchair comes with everything you need to reclaim your mobility. Setup is a snap and all necessary parts and accessories are included. You get the chair of course, as well as 2 state-of-the-art lithium-ion batteries, a battery charger, joystick for effortless control, easy-to-follow instructions and a detailed owner’s manual. And the best part? There’s no assembly required! All you do is charge the chair for 2-4 hours, plug in the joystick and you are ready to go.

The electric featherweight wheelchair is intended for people who suffer from circulatory, respiratory, neurological or other health conditions that affect their mobility. Electric wheelchairs are NOT recommended for those suffering from spinal cord injuries. If you are unsure whether an electric wheelchair is right for you, consult your doctor.

Whereas a typical electric wheelchair can weigh anywhere from 100-150 lbs. The Featherweight 33 lbs. Power Chair has been engineered with efficiency in mind. As such it tips the scales at a very trim 33 lbs. while retaining the carrying capacity of much heavier chairs. The Featherweight 33 lbs. Power Chair power's lighter weight means greater mobility and longer battery life.

Each of the lithium-ion batteries that come with your feather chair weighs 2 lbs. As such they are light enough for virtually anyone to change. Considering that this is one of the lightest wheelchairs, you'll have no issues with the extra 2 lbs. 

Of course! Every featherweight wheelchair comes with everything you need to get going and keep going, including a charger for your batteries. It also comes with quick release wheels, high weight capacity and a compact package. 

Charging the battery on your Featherweight Power Chair is a simple and safe procedure. Just make sure the chair is turned OFF when charging. If the power is left on while charging it may cause damage to various electrical components and void the warranty. Again, turn the chair OFF when charging. If you need help, feel free to contact one of our customer care advisors.

Yes. There are no restrictions against bringing your Featherweight 33 lbs. Power Chair on a commercial airline or private plane. Different airlines, however, may have slightly different procedures for accommodating you. As such, it is always best to contact your airline beforehand and alert them to your situation. You can also purchase a convenient carry bag for your chair if you think it will make your trip easier. It's also one of the lightest wheelchairs in the world, which will enhance your travel experience. 

Yes. But it is likely you will need to obtain a converter in order to change the voltage or an adapter to ensure you will be able to plug into the local wall socket.

The standard Featherweight 33 lbs. Power Chair has a maximum carrying capacity of 242.5 lbs. (109.9 kilograms). 

When it is completely unfolded the featherweight wheelchair is 37 inches in height, 24 inches wide and 39 inches from front to back. When folded up for transport the Smart Chair is 15.74 inches high, 2.40 inches wide and 28.34 inches from front to back.

The seat on the feather Chair is 17.72 inches wide, 16.5 inches from front to back and 1.25 inches thick. The seat to floor height is also perfect for day to day use or travel. 

The seat to floor height on the Featherweight 13.5 lbs. Power Chair sits 18.9 inches off the floor or ground, which means it will comfortably accommodate any average-sized person.

Each arm rest sits a comfortable 29.25 inches off the ground, which is the optimal height for most people with a quick release armrest.

The footrest swingaway can also be lifted up or taken out to accommodate the situation or to make things more comfortable for you.

The Featherweight 33 lbs. Power Chair has a maximum operational range of 13 miles per charge. Keep in mind, however, that your actual distance may be affected by things like uphill terrain.

The lithium-ion battery takes anywhere from 2 to 4 hours to charge completely.

The delivery time of the lightweight wheelchair you ordered depends on the delivery method you have chosen. Keep in mind that it takes 1 day to process your order and prepare it for shipping. That does not change no matter which delivery method you choose. Once the order is ready to ship it will take 4-5 business days to arrive if you choose FedEx Ground (free), 2 days if you choose FedEx 2-Day Air ($299.95) and 1 day if you choose FedEx overnight ($399.95). At this time we do not offer expedited shipping for international orders.

Your Featherweight 33 lbs. Power Chair comes with 2 brand new lithium-ion batteries so you always have one ready to go. If you still wish to purchase an additional battery or batteries, you can do so through our Parts page.

We offer a full array of replacement parts for the Featherweight 33 lbs. Power Chair on our Parts page. This includes everything from armrests, to joysticks, to seat cushions, wheels and more.

If you are not completely satisfied with your chair you have 60 days from the date of purchase to return it to us. Just make sure the chair is clean and in its original packaging and that you obtain a return authorization number prior to sending the chair. There will also be a 10% restocking fee on any returned chair.

Each Featherweight 33 lbs. Power Chair carries a 5-year warranty on the frame and a 1-year warranty on electrical components, including the battery.

If you wish to file a warranty claim please fill out the form on the warranty claim page of our website.

The best thing you can do to ensure your Featherweight 33 lbs. Power Chair is always in tip-top shape is to keep it clean. Don’t allow dirt and debris to accumulate on the wheels and undercarriage and wipe down all components of the chair on a regular basis. Beyond that, an annual maintenance check is also recommended to ensure everything is in good working order. Please see the “maintenance” section of our website to learn more. 

In many cases, yes. The best thing to do is to contact your insurance provider prior to purchasing the Featherweight 33 lbs. Power Chair and ask them.


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