Ultra-lightweight wheelchairs can be savers for many users because it allows to easily transport the chair and also ride smoothly. 

In this article, we will cover which are the best ultra-lightweight wheelchairs that we recommend our customers depending on their needs such as, daily use, transport, travel, customizable and active among others.

For the purpose of this article, we will be referring to ultralightweight wheelchairs to the ones ranging from 19 up to 29 pounds of weight.

Best travel ultra-lightweight wheelchair: Karman Ergo Flight S-2512 Ultra Lightweight Ergonomic Wheelchair

 The Karman Ergo Flight S-2512 is one of the most ultra-lightweight wheelchairs in the market. The wheelchair is made of Aircraft Grade T6 Alu.

This ultra-lightweight wheelchair is easy to lift and its small size makes it ideal for travel. Weighing only 19.8 lbs., the chair is easy to store and transport. 

The chair folds down the middle like a standard wheelchair and the backrest also folds down to make the wheelchair even more compact. It also features companion brakes located on handles for added safety and comfort.

The user can also add the feature of quick-release axles, which can make it even easier to transport to different places. 

It has great quality and a very comfortable ultra-lightweight wheelchair that will definitely enhance your mobility. 

Take a look at the video below for a full review of the Karman Ergo Flight S-2512 ultra-lightweight wheelchair.


Best daily use ultra-lightweight wheelchair: S Ergo 125 Flip Back Armrest Ergonomic Wheelchair

The Karman S Ergo 125 Flip Back Armrest ultra-lightweight wheelchair is made for users who will be seating in the chair, however, they are not extremely active.

This ultra-lightweight wheelchair has most of the features that a chair can have such as flip back armrest for easy transfers, swing away and removable footrest for easy transportation, anti-bacterial seat cushions that are washable and the S shape which is known for its Ergonomic Seating System patented by Karman to make the most comfortable chair.

This ultra-lightweight wheelchair weights 25 lbs and has a weight capacity of up to 250 lbs.

If you want a high-quality ultra lightweight wheelchair for daily use, then look no further than the S Ergo 125.

Take a look at this video for more insights.

Best customizable ultra-lightweight wheelchair: Ki Mobility Catalyst 5 ultra-lightweight folding Wheelchair

If you are looking for extreme customization on an ultralightweight wheelchair, look no further than the Ki Mobility Catalyst 5

Weighing in at 20.8 lbs. and constructed from ultra-lightweight 7000 series aluminum, Catalyst 5 is arguably the best choice in high-performance, customizable folding ultralightweight wheelchairs.

Most of the ultralightweight wheelchairs hold up to 250 lb, however, the Catalyst 5 holds users up to 300lbs! that makes it one of the strongest in the market as well.

Finally, this model can be upgraded to have a frame made of titanium which will take it to the next level. 

Best transport ultra-lightweight wheelchair: Karman Ergo Flight 2512 Transport with swing away footrest and companion brakes

Transport wheelchairs are essentially for users who are not able to self-propel their wheelchair and need assistance to move around. 

For this type of situation is essential that the user buys an ultra-lightweight wheelchair since some else will be pushing the chair.

The Ergo Flight 2512 is one of our favorites because it only weighs 18 pounds, has a removable footrest and also companion brakes which helps in hills or situations of extreme control from the companion. 

Without a doubt, this will be our recommended transport ultra-lightweight wheelchair.

Best active ultra-lightweight wheelchair: Ki Mobility Rogue or Karman Ergo ATX

Both wheelchairs are amazing for users who want to be active, that’s why we couldn’t just pick one and want it to shout out both ultra-lightweight wheelchairs.

The Karman S-ergo ATX Active ultralight-weight wheelchair is the result of years of research and development. The unique tubes, welding, and components are precisely optimized to achieve the highest strength to weight ratio. 

Every frame is adjusted to your order specification. It has sufficient stability for larger and stronger users while avoiding excess weight for smaller and lighter users.

The Karman S-ergo ATX Active ultralight-weight wheelchair transfers your energy to the street with ultimate style, comfort, and expression.

Check out the ATX in action in this video.

The Ki Mobility Rogue ultra-lightweight wheelchair experience introduces you to state-of-the-art design innovation that lends itself to the highest level of responsiveness and rigidity than has ever been felt before.

You will be riveted by the level of responsiveness and precision handling felt with every turn, with every push.

Quality construction and finite adjustment ensure that it can fit the needs and ambitions of the person using it.

At 10.6lbs Rogue moves with you around every corner and across every street with minimal effort.

Check the Rogue in action in the video below.

Depending on your needs, at Wheelchair Network we can find the right product for you. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions at cs@wheelchairnetwork.com or via our website chat.

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