Journey SoLite™ Super Lightweight Folding Wheelchair

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Introducing the SoLite™ Wheelchair, a remarkable mobility solution that stands out with its lightweight design. Weighing only 16.5 lbs, this wheelchair offers unparalleled convenience, as it is easy to lift and use on the go. In contrast to other wheelchairs that can exceed 40 lbs, the So Lite™ sets a new standard for portability and maneuverability.

Despite its lightweight construction, we have not made any compromises when it comes to comfort, safety, and the inclusion of upgraded features. We understand that these aspects are crucial for a fulfilling wheelchair experience, and that's why the So Lite™ encompasses them all.

All INCLUDED for no extra charge:

  • Durable padded seat covers that can be removed for cleaning
  • Quick-release rear wheels
  • Quick release, swing away and removable footrests
  • Quick-release, removable anti-tippers for extra safety

Choose from 3 colors:

  1. Black frame with FREE red trim seat and back cushions
  2. Blue frame with with FREE blue trim seat and back cushions
  3. White frame with with FREE gray trim seat and back cushions

The featherweight frame makes the So Lite Wheelchair much easier to lift and take on the go. Folds down in seconds and is easy to maneuver. Now you can go to your favorite restaurant or go watch a movie at the theater with your So Lite wheelchair!

Safety and Maneuverability 

  • Anti-tippers help to keep the wheelchair from tipping when going over curbs, bumps or thresholds 
  • Comes with wheel locks to keep the chair from moving when you want it to stay in place
  • Dual hand braking system can help caregivers slow down or stop while pushing
  • Having 6" front caster wheels and 22" rear wheels allows for safe, smooth and nimble movement
  • Flat free tires ensure you won't ever need to worry about punctures slowing you down
  • Seat belt for an extra safe ride

Smart design:

  • Roll right up to a table easily for meals or to play a game of cards
  • Armrests flip up to make it easier to transfer 
  • Comes with upgraded padded seats, unlike other chairs, provides the ultimate in comfort
  • Comfortable, swing away footrests can be flipped up or removed in seconds for tool-free convenience and portability

Click Here To Download The User Manual 

Rest assured, you won't have to pay a premium for the features you deserve. The So Lite™ Wheelchair combines affordability with top-notch quality, ensuring that you receive exceptional value for your investment. Say goodbye to heavy, cumbersome wheelchairs and embrace the freedom and ease that the So Lite™ offers.

Experience the perfect balance of lightweight design, comfort, safety, and enhanced features with the So Lite™ Wheelchair. It's time to redefine your mobility experience without compromising on any aspect that matters to you. 



  • Wheelchair Length: 45"
  • Wheelchair Width: 25.6"
  • Wheelchair Height: 39"
  • Back Height: 17.3"
  • Seat-to-Floor Height: 20"

Folded Dimensions

  • Length: 33"
  • Width: 12.6"
  • Height: 28"

Seat Dimensions

  • Seat Width: 17.7"
  • Seat Depth: 16.6"

Additional Specifications

  • Weight Limit: 250 lbs
  • Carton Shipping Weight: 35 lbs
  • Weight (entire wheelchair): 27.8 lbs
  • Weight (frame only): 16.5 lbs
  • Front Casters: 6"
  • Rear Wheels: 22"
  • Minimum Turning Radius: 29"
  • Frame: Military-grade magnesium

  • Brakes: Dual braking system

  • Colors: White frame with gray seating accents, Black frame with red seating accents, Blue frame with blue seating accents


What makes the So Lite Wheelchair lightweight?

By itself, the lightweight magnesium frame of the So Lite Wheelchair is only 16.5 lbs! Fully assembled and ready to go, the So Lite Wheelchair weighs in at 27.8 lbs. Steel wheelchairs can often weigh between 38-50 lbs.

What are the benefits of the So Lite Wheelchair?

The So Lite Wheelchair is a revolution in wheelchair design. Its military-grade magnesium frame makes it ultra-lightweight which translates to being easier to lift for transport, easier for caregivers to push, and easier to manage when you're on your own. Take that innovative lightweight design and add an industry-leading list of safety and comfort features and you've got a wheelchair package worthy of leading the pack.

What safety features does the So Lite Wheelchair have?

We built this lightweight wheelchair with safety in mind. The So Lite Wheelchair features rear anti-tipping wheels to prevent tipping backward, front caster wheels for easy turning, and a dual braking system to give the user and caregivers full control over the chair's braking.

How much does the So Lite Wheelchair weigh?

We've designed the So Lite Wheelchair specifically to be ultra lightweight. By itself, the frame of the So Lite Wheelchair is only 16.5 lbs. Fully assembled and ready to go, the So Lite Wheelchair weighs in at 27.8 lbs.

How small does The So Lite Wheelchair get when completely folded? Can it fit into the trunk of a car easily?

The So Lite Wheelchair easily folds down to a reasonable 33" x 28" making it perfect for sliding into the back seat or trunk of most vehicles.

Does the So Lite Wheelchair have a weight capacity?

The So Lite Wheelchair is capable of supporting a person weighing up to 250 lbs.

Does the So Lite Wheelchair require assembly?

Your So Lite Wheelchair will be ready to go within minutes of opening the box, and assembly is completely tool-free! You’ll just need to slide the leg rests and anti-tip wheels into place, gently flip up the backrest, and put the cushions in the appropriate spots. It's just that simple!

Is the So Lite Wheelchair easy to handle for transit or storage?

Yes! It's specifically designed to be incredibly easy to fold and the removable rear anti-tip wheels and front legrests make the So Lite Wheelchair a breeze to transport wherever you may need to go or store as needed.

Do the brakes lock to prevent the So Lite Wheelchair from rolling?

Yes! The So Lite Wheelchair features an innovative dual braking system ... rear hand brakes for caregivers to use while pushing and front locking brakes to prevent rolling.

How do you fold the So Lite Wheelchair?

Folding the So Lite Wheelchair is so simple! Start by folding the footrests up then, while grasping the front and rear edge of the seat, pull the seat upward. Finally, press the two armrests inward toward each other.

What is the warranty on the So Lite Wheelchair?

The So Lite Wheelchair is covered from top to bottom with a one-year limited warranty. The frame and crossmembers of the wheelchair are covered for the life of the product to the original owner. You can find out more information about the warranty in the User Manual & Warranty package.