Rear-entry vs Side-entry Conversions
Side Entry or Rear Entry Handicap Accessible Van?There are many things to consider when purchasing a wheelchair accessible van. Use this comparison chart to help you decide which mobility vehicle is right for you and your family or business. AMS Vans offers the Legend II side-entry, Edge & Edge II rear-entry mobility vans.
Rear Entry vs. Side Entry Handicap Vans Comparison ChartRefer to our Side Entry versus Rear Entry comparison chart below to help determine which conversion van is best for you.
|Feature||Side Entry||Long Rear Entry||Rear Entry|
|Low price guarantee*||✓||✓||✓|
|10" lowered floor and door conversion||✓||✓||✓|
|Kneeling system (Legend II only)||✓|
|55" ramp with 4" extension instead of kneeling system||✓||✓||✓|
|Non slip wheelchair ramp||✓||✓||✓|
|New carpet and rubber flooring||✓||✓||✓|
|Standard wheelchair tie downs||✓|
|Q'Straint wheelchair tie downs||✓||✓|
|Full set of custom body ground effects (trim) painted to match the vehicle color||✓|
|Rear suspension replacement for added stability||✓||✓||✓|
|4 - 7 passenger seating (with jump seat)||✓|
|5 - 7 passenger seating (with jump seat)||✓|
|5 - 6 passenger seating (with jump seat)||✓|
|Up to 2 wheelchair user capacity**||✓||✓|
|Easy to use||✓||✓||✓|
|Wheelchair access to the driver and front passenger seats||✓|
|Allows wheelchair user the ability to drive||✓|
|Easy parking lot/garage parking||✓||✓||✓|
|Easy city street parking||✓||✓||✓|
|Ambulatory passenger seating||✓|
|ADA compliant (width + height of door opening)***||✓||✓|
|134+ Point Inspection||✓||✓||✓|
|5 year or 50,000 mile floor pan warranty (rust, structural integrity)||✓||✓||✓|
|3 year or 36,000 mile manual ramp warranty||✓||✓||✓|
|3 year or 36,000 mile power ramp warranty (all moving parts)||✓||✓||✓|
|Front door delivery available||✓||✓||✓|
** The Edge II rear entry will accommodate two wheelchairs.
*** All standards are subject to AMS Vans conversions and do not necessarily represent standards on other wheelchair accessible vehicles by other manufacturers.