Our review of the Aerolite folding electric wheelchair from Motion Healthcare. We discuss in depth the key features and benefits of this folding powerchair so you can decide if it is right for your needs.

At first glance...

The Aerolite is a stylish and contemporary looking powerchair built using high quality materials. It is one of the few folding electric wheelchairs that is under 20kg (19.5kg with battery pack removed and 22kg with battery pack). Lightweight for lifting in and out of your car boot.


It is part of the folding lithium powerchair range featuring a 24v 12ah battery. The versatile lithium battery makes it ideal for travelling - it is very easy to remove and there is a charging point on the battery pack so you can take it out and charge anywhere.

The battery is airline approved so you can take this chair with you on holidays abroad without any hassle.

Manual folding

Aerolite is manual folding. It folds down to a compact size (31" L x 23.5" W x 12.5" H) making it perfect to store in most car boots and does not take up much storage space at home or when you are travelling. The design was created with ease of use as a priority so with just a simple pull or push the Aerolite is folded or unfolded.

Key Features

Motion Healthcare have cleverly and successfully designed a very light & compact folding powerchair whilst not compromising on any of the features:

  • Flip up armrests for for easy transfers
  • Comfortable padded seat & tension adjustable backrest
  • Padded armrests
  • Flip away footplate for ease getting on and off the chair
  • Folding anti-tip wheels
  • 8" puncture proof rear wheels & 6" puncture proof front wheels
  • 72 cm turning circle so you can use the chair with ease in tight spaces at home or out and about.
  • Easy to use joystick control
  • Max user weight 115 kg / 18 stone

The Aerolite offers simple intelligent design and is the ideal folding electric wheelchair for the occasional traveller looking for the combination of indoor manoeuvrability and use on pavements and in the shops.

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