The All New Wheelchair Accessible Honda Pilot

This month, Vantage Mobility International (VMI), launched their long awaited wheelchair accessible Honda Pilot.

vmi honda pilot

VMI takes pride in producing the easiest to use, most accessible mobility solutions in the world.  The Honda Pilot SUV with its innovative manual in-floor ramp offers the perfect combination of simplicity, space and style. You’ll find exceptional wheelchair maneuverability and room for the family. It’s equipped with practical features, such as a ramp that’s easily stowed out of the way, a removable front passenger seat for greater seating flexibility, and plenty of usable storage.

wheelchair accessible honda pilot

VMI vehicles with Access360 set a new standard for wheelchair accessibility
and maneuverability because they provide more of what you want and
need. More space for large power chairs to enter the vehicle and maneuver
comfortably, more flexibility with a removable front seat and confidence that it
will deliver a superior experience.

Other Features Include:

  • Obstruction-Free Doorway: Safe entry and exit without deploying the ramp for able-bodied passengers.
  • In-Floor Ramp: Stowed ramp is protected within the vehicle floor with no squeaking or rattling and keeps dirt and debris out of the vehicle cabin.
  • Front and Mid-Row Access: Flexible seating lets wheelchair users sit in the front or mid row.
  • Interior Lighting: Overhead, floor and door lighting makes wheelchair securement easier in lowlight conditions.
  • All VMI conversions come with 3 year / 36,000 mile* warranty coverage!

wheelchair accessible honda pilot

Watch a demonstration video:

Call us today for a demonstration of this awesome option for an accessible vehicle!  866-405-6806!  www.abilitycenter.com

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Options for Wheelchair Vehicles – New vs. Used

There are many options when shopping for a wheelchair accessible vehicles; side-entry, rear-entry, power, manual, etc.  But something a little less familiar is something we called New, Used, New-Used, Used-Used…what does that mean?

Fold Out Braun Pacifica Wheelchair Van

New-New:
This is terminology we used for a brand new vehicle and a brand new conversion.  These are the most expensive types of accessible vehicles. There are typically less than 250 miles on the vehicle and has a full 3 year, 36,000 mile warranty on the van and the ramp system.

Used-New:
This is a great option to save a little bit of money on a wheelchair van.  The van itself, the Honda Odyssey, Dodge Grand Caravan, etc. is used; typically with less than 50,000 miles.  The conversion manufacturers, VMI and BraunAbility, then put a new wheelchair conversion on those used vans.   This option allows customers to save up to $10,000!

fold out ramp for wheelchair van

Certified Pre-Owned
BraunAbility launched their CPO program in 2014.  Today, there are thousands of Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles on the road.  Each BraunAbility CPO unit undergoes our rigorous 416-point vehicle inspection, meaning you get the confidence and 3-year/36K warranty benefits of a brand new mobility vehicle with the cost-saving value of a pre-owned vehicle. Each vehicle is subject to rigorous rules that guarantee the quality represented by the Certified Pre-Owned name.

Scion Wheelchair Vehicle

Used-Used:
Used-Used is a used van and a used conversion that Ability Center has bought back from a customer.  Some customers, like Veterans, trade in their vehicle regularly so we have many affordable options for customers on used-used wheelchair vans.  Some of these used vans start as low as $15,000!  We take in used vehicles daily so our inventory is always changing – check out Website often to see the latest vans we have for sale.

Guardian Advantage Program Ability Center

As always, when you purchase a vehicle from Ability Center, you are enrolled in our Guardian Program.  The biggest perk to the program is the free 43 point inspection you receive two times annually.  We clean out the ramp system and make sure it’s free of debris and working properly which can save thousands of dollars in the cost of your vehicle throughout the years.  Call us at 866-405-6806 or email info@abilitycenter.com with any questions.

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