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If you or a loved one relies on a wheelchair to get around, you know the frustration of trying to do everything that you need to do and always having to figure out the logistics. Regular vehicles just do not have the capabilities that you need for an individual who has a disability.

Wheelchair accessible vehicles are ideal for making it easier to get where you need to go, and can be exactly what you need when looking into your options for an accessible vehicle.

How a Wheelchair Van Can Help

When you need a handicap accessible van, it makes sense to go with one that makes it as easy as possible to get around. Having the right type of full size wheelchair van can help you or your disabled loved one to get around in an easier way. That can make life easier and more convenient for you, too, if you are the one who is the caregiver for a loved one who relies on a wheelchair.

What is a Wheelchair Van Conversion?

Wheelchair Van vs Conversion
It is entirely up to you if you want to go with a conversion or an actual disability wheelchair van. It is important to understand that you will need a full size wheelchair van to make it easier for you and your loved one. You will also want to take a look at the vehicle that you already have. If it can be converted, it is obviously going to be cheaper for you to convert the van rather than to buy a brand new one. If you have no van that can be converted, you will want to look at which local lots offer these vans and how much they are charging for this specific type of vehicle.

New or Used
You can save a lot of money by purchasing a used full size wheelchair van. You will find that buying used often gives you a van that still works and drives quite well at a price that you are going to find to be a whole lot more affordable for you. Next, you're going to want to look at brand new vans and how much they would cost if this is something that you would like for yourself. There are a lot of people right now who are going to be looking for vans and are finding them to be a great choice for their loved ones.

What is a Wheelchair Van Conversion?

Wheelchair Van vs Conversion
It is entirely up to you if you want to go with a conversion or an actual disability wheelchair van. It is important to understand that you will need a full size wheelchair van to make it easier for you and your loved one. You will also want to take a look at the vehicle that you already have. If it can be converted, it is obviously going to be cheaper for you to convert the van rather than to buy a brand new one. If you have no van that can be converted, you will want to look at which local lots offer these vans and how much they are charging for this specific type of vehicle.

New or Used
You can save a lot of money by purchasing a used full size wheelchair van. You will find that buying used often gives you a van that still works and drives quite well at a price that you are going to find to be a whole lot more affordable for you. Next, you're going to want to look at brand new vans and how much they would cost if this is something that you would like for yourself. There are a lot of people right now who are going to be looking for vans and are finding them to be a great choice for their loved ones.

Do Wheelchair Vans cost more than smaller vehicles?

The costs of driving a full size wheelchair van is going to be more than driving a smaller vehicle. This is simply because the van is going to cost more money in gas when driven than a smaller car that you might own. You will also find that the maintenance of these vans is a little more than you might think, which is why it is a good idea to keep the van in good shape so that you can be sure you are not having to go and get the vehicle serviced all the time because of problems with it.

There are lots of reasons for you to make use of full size wheelchair vans and use them for your loved ones. Not only do you have a vehicle that you can trust, but you're going to find that it makes life a whole lot easier for you and your loved one. There are lots of different vans out there, making it effortless for you to find what you need and want without it costing a ton of money. Be sure to take a look at the different full size wheelchair vans that are available to you to see how much it is going to cost in order to purchase one.


Mobility Freedom Starts Right Here, Right Now | New Conversions and Used Wheelchair Vans for Sale

AMS Vans offers affordable New and Used Handicap vans, minivans, trucks, and SUV’s available in all of the major brands. Browse our on-line inventory and find the perfect van that suits your needs. All of the wheelchair vans we sell pass our rigorous 134-point certification inspection!

Wheelchair Van Specials

2017 Handicap Van for Sale - 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT Wheelchair Accessible Van VIN: 2C4RDGCG4HR692696

Dodge Grand Caravan SXT
AMS Vans Legend II Conversion

$34,999 $35,999


  • Stock #: 692696
  • Mileage: 50,737 Miles
  • Ramp/Lift: Side Entry Bi-Fold Pwr
  • Features: Backup Camera, Bluetooth, Leather, 3YR/36K Conv Wrty, Remote Start, Driver Pwr. Seat Base, Kneeling, Lowered Floor
2016 Commercial Wheelchair Vans for Sale - 2016 Ford Transit Wagon 350 XLT 12 ADA Compliant Vehicle VIN: 1FBZX2CMXGKB10425

Ford Transit Wagon 350 XLT 12
AMS Vans Ford Transit Rear Lift Conversion

$43,499 $43,999


  • Stock #: B10425
  • Mileage: 45,538 Miles
  • Ramp/Lift: Rear Entry Lift
  • Features: Backup Camera, 3YR/36K Conv Wrty, Parking Sensors, ADA Compliant
2017 Handicap Van for Sale - 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT Wheelchair Accessible Van VIN: 2C4RDGCG3HR581377

Dodge Grand Caravan SXT
AMS Vans Legend II Conversion

$35,999 $36,999


  • Stock #: 581377
  • Mileage: 48,963 Miles
  • Ramp/Lift: Side Entry Bi-Fold Pwr
  • Features: Bluetooth, Leather, 3YR/36K Conv Wrty, Remote Start, Driver Pwr. Seat Base, Kneeling, Lowered Floor
Wheelchair van exterior and interior quality inspection

Vehicle Exterior


Exterior Appearance Inspection

  • Panel alignment/fit
  • Headlamp, taillamp/lens condition
  • Windshield/glass condition
  • Paint chips and scratches
  • Body damage/dents/dings
  • Trim and moldings

Vehicle Identification

  • In place and matching
  • Inspect certification label (federal requirement)
  • Check VIN label to paperwork
  • Check for non-completed recalls

Exterior Lights Function Properly and Illuminate as Designed

  • Headlights hi/low (including aim)
  • Parking lights/fog lights
  • License plate lights
  • Side marker lights
  • Tail lights / backup lights
  • Turn signal and cornering lights
  • Brake and high-mount stoplights
  • Emergency Flashers

Keys

  • Vehicle has 2 master key with remote entry (if applicable) and 2 valet key, flat key
  • Programmed to immobilizer

Door Lock System

  • Door opens/closes smoothly using interior and exterior door handles
  • Doors cannot be opened when lock button is in lock position
  • 2-turn unlock feature functions properly
  • Remote entry system operates properly
  • Theft-deterrent system functions properly
  • Child safety locks
  • Wireless door lock operation

Vehicle Interior


Interior Appearance Inspection

  • Seats: front/rear
  • Steering wheel/airbags
  • Armrests/door handles
  • Lower door and sill plates
  • Gearshift selection handle
  • Radio/AC control markings
  • Headliners/sun visors

Seat Belts

  • Extend/retract smoothly
  • Free of twists, cuts or signs of wear
  • Buckles lock securely

Seat Operation

  • Lumbar support operation
  • Memory control operates properly*
  • Headrest functions properly
  • Heaters function properly*
  • Seat cushion angle and height adjustment
  • Seatback angle adjustment

Power Windows / Locks

  • Function Properly

Trunk/Fuel Lid Release

  • Functions Properly (interior)

Glove Compartment

  • Contains portfolio, owner's manual, supplement

Steering Wheel

  • Tilt/telescopic functionability
  • Horn functions properly
  • Steering wheel controls
  • Steering wheel locks
  • Warning chime (key in -- door open)

Windshield Wiper

  • Functions in hi/low/intermittent
  • Wiper blades clean properly
  • Rain sensing wipers*

Dashboard Lights Illuminate as Designed

  • Turn signal: left/right
  • High beam indicator
  • Emergency flashers
  • Instrument panel control knob
  • Waring lights: oil pressure, brake, fuel, charge, seatbelt, open door, engine check, rear light failure, ABS, SRS
  • Check operation of guages

Rear Defogger

  • Functions properly

Air Conditioner / Heater

  • Climate control system functions properly for both heating and cooling

Interior Lights

  • Dome/map/vanity mirror/courtesy lamps/foot function properly

Audio/Navigation System

  • Power/volume switch functions properly
  • Preset station indicator
  • Cassette/CD function (scan, seek, rewind, fast forward) operates properly
  • Navigation system operates properly*
  • Speakers sound clear
  • CD cartridge (if applicable)

Sunroof

  • Tilt/slide operates properly

Clock/Cigarette Lighters/Ashtray/Cupholders

  • Function properly

Outside/Inside Rearview Mirrors

  • Power controls function properly

Luggage Compartment


Luggage Compartment

  • Spare tire size, sidewall condition, tread depth and air pressure
  • Spare tire and attaching hardware, cover, jack, jack tools and wheel lock (if applicable) are present, properly installed and secure
  • Manual fuel lid release operates

Under The Hood


Engine Hood Release

  • Interior release operates properly

The Following Fluid Levels Meet Industry Standard

  • Engine oil replaced and proper level
  • Automatic transmission fluid level
  • Brake fluid level
  • Power steering fluid level
  • Engine coolant fluid level
  • Washer fluid level

Engine Mechanical

  • Excessive fuel pump noise
  • Cooling system (radiator, overflow tank, hoses, coolant level)
  • Water pump (noise/leaks)
  • Air filter (replace as necessary)
  • Inspect oil for contaminants
  • Engine noise (knocks, rattles)
  • Transmission noise (whines, clunks)
  • Belts (wear or damage)
  • Check engine diagnostics

Battery

  • No damage or leakage and proper group size/amp rating
  • Tests to standards

Engine Fans

  • Function properly

Under the Vehicle

Tires (Minimum tread depth 5/32")

  • FL: _______/32"
  • RL: _______/32"
  • FR: _______/32"
  • RR: _______/32"
  • Sidewall condition
  • Proper size, type and match
  • Tire pressure

Wheels

  • Condition/size/fit
  • Check wheel lug-nut torque

Brake Inspection (Minimum 6mm of pad material required)

  • FL: _______mm
  • RL: _______mm
  • FR: _______mm
  • RR: _______mm
  • Rotors show no signs of excessive wear, warpage or heat damage
  • Calipers, lines, and hoses show no sign of excessive wear or leakage
  • Parking brake assemblies, cables, and attaching hardware show no sign of excessive wear or damage

Chassis Inspection (No sign of damage or excessive wear)

  • Frame rails and floor pan
  • Subframe
  • Engine mounts and oil pan for leaks
  • Brake lines and couplings
  • Transmission case/pan for leaks
  • Drive shaft boots and CV joints
  • Fuel lines, fuel tank, hoses and protectors
  • Steering rack, linkage, bushings, control arms and dust boots
  • Differential assembly, drive shaft and related components
  • Exhaust system (including leakage)
  • Transmission mounts
  • Tie rods, ball joints, idler arm
  • Catalytic converter
  • Struts/shocks for operation/leaks

Under Vehicle Fluid Levels

  • Differential lubricant level -- check for contaminants

Road Test (Vehicle Operation)


Engine

  • Start-up
  • Idles normally
  • While driving, engine performs normally
  • Starter system operates normally
  • Shift Lock

Brakes

  • Brake and parking brake function normally
  • Brake and clutch pedal height, free play and travel meet specs.

Indicator Lights

  • No warning lights illuminate during road test

Transmission

  • T/M shifts properly (both power/normal mode)
  • TRAC/VSC and ECT control functions and indicator lights function properly

Steering/Suspension

  • Steering operation is normal
  • Off-center psecifications meet standards
  • Handling, straight-line operations

Cruise Control

  • Functions properly

Noise or Vibration

  • None present

Squeaks or Rattles

  • None present

* -- If Applicable

Start The Approval Process

Submit your contact info and an email will be sent with next steps. We look forward to working with you on this vehicle.


Service Guarantee

AMS Vans promises to deliver the best wheelchair accessible van available on the market today..... simply put if you are not fully satisfied with your wheelchair accessible van upon delivery---you can refuse it at no cost to you.

With nearly two decades of experience; manufacturing, selling, and delivering over 12,000 vans nationwide, our dedicated team of certified technicians will not allow your van to leave our Atlanta facility until its right!

Please contact one of our experienced Mobility Specialists today and ask about our three step quality control process.

AMS Vans looks forward to serving your family by providing you with a van that is worthy of our own.

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