A Buying Guide for Vehicle Hoists – Boot and Roof Top Box
Mobility Scooters and Powerchairs have helped thousands of people to get out and about in their local community, but limited battery life and the challenge of loading them into a vehicle means that venturing further afield is a different matter.
We have a wide range of hoists such as Roof Mounted Top Box vehicle Hoists designed for lifting Manual Wheelchairs up to 25 kg and Smart Lifter boot hoists designed to lift Scooters, Powerchairs and Manual Wheelchairs (including those with Powerpacks) weighing between 40 kg - 200 kg.
The Hoists are available and heavily subsidised through the Motability Scheme.
If you are considering a vehicle to fit your product we can advise you the best make and model of vehicle to meet your needs.
We will also install the Boot Hoists privately, please contact us to discuss this further, price on application.
We install a range of vehicle hoists to effortlessly load and unload your Manual Wheelchairs, Mobility Scooters and Powerchairs to and from your vehicle whether you drive a hatchback, estate, MPV or 4x4. Please contact us regarding your vehicle make and model to check for compatibility. Guaranteed for twelve months (extra guarantee and service agreements available).
Mobility scooters and power chairs have helped thousands of people to get out and about in their local community, but limited battery life and the challenge of loading them into a vehicle means that venturing further afield is a different matter.
The Smart Lifter Range:-
A boot hoist is the perfect addition to a car or van for someone with reduced mobility, whether that is due to a disability, health problem, age or other issues, who wants to keep their independence when venturing out of the house. Even small Wheelchairs and Scooters can be a difficult to get into a car, by installing a vehicle hoist will eliminate a family member or carer from struggling to get the mobility device into the vehicle. The hoist is easy to fit and will allow you to take your mobility device with you wherever you go. Depending on the size and weight of your mobility device there is a Smart Lifter is to suit ranging from 40kg to 200kg and will lift your Wheelchair, Scooter or Powerchair into the boot of a car at a touch of a button. As long as the opening into the boot of your vehicle is large enough to take your scooter or Powerchair the Smart Lifter will fit. They can be removed easily to leave the rear of vehicle clear. (Not applicable to the mounting frame). Lifting brackets are simple to attach, even for people with limited dexterity or strength. The Boot Hoists can be fitted to most vehicles, estates, MPVs and 4x4s, which can easily be transferred from vehicle to vehicle.
Smart Lifter – LM Range:
40kg and 80kg Boot Hoists
If you’re looking for a hoist for your Manual Wheelchair (including those with power packs) or Mini Scooter, the Smart Lifter LM range would be perfect for you.
With a maximum lifting weight of either 40kg or 80kg, this lifter is perfect for smaller, lighter mobility vehicles and can help you get out and about quickly and easily.
With a fully automated lifting function, operated through the touch of a button, this lifter will eliminate the need to pick up your mobility devices to put it in the car. The Smart Lifter can easily be detached when not in use or easily removed when it is time to sell your vehicle.
Smart Lifter – LC Range
80kg and 100kg Boot Hoists
The Smart Lifter LC range is the medium size out of our three hoists, lifting up to 100kg of weight, with both 80kg and 100kg hoist options.
Due to that weight limit, this hoist is best suited to mini scooters or wheelchairs.
This hoist is simple and easy to operate, lifting and loading your wheelchair or mini scooter in 60 seconds, and can easily be transferred to a new vehicle if you change car.
Smart Lifter - LP Range
125kg, 150kg and 200kg Boot Hoist
Capable of lifting all types of scooters or Powerchairs, the Smart Lifter LP range is perfect for users who possess bigger or heavier devices.
With a range of three lifting capacities, 125kgs, 150kgs and 200kgs this is the world’s highest capacity vehicle hoist.
This lifter operates completely automatically at the touch of a button and will load your scooter or powerchair in 60 seconds, giving you a simple and easy way to get your vehicle into your car
Click here to view a Smart Lifter hoist working
Vehicle Roof Mounted Hoists for Manual Wheelchairs
The roof mounted hoist system is a powered automated loading/unloading and stowage of a foldable manual wheelchair weighing up to 25 kg. The loading process takes about 30 seconds controlled by a hand held pendant. The stowage compartment is fully waterproof. The wheelchair can be deployment to either the driver or passenger side. The car roof needs to be able to support the 55 kg weight of the hoist, plus the weight of the wheelchair.
Click here to view a Roof Top Box hoist working