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Volaris S7

This test report on the Volaris S7 is one of a series of wheeled walking frame reviews. If you have reached this page from an internet search, we suggest you begin by reading the Introduction to our guide to walking aids. For more information about the options listed below, see also our overview of wheeled walking frames and summary of the main features to look for.

Volaris S7 - test report

Volaris S7Volaris S7, folded

Dimensions (H x W x L): 
760-1000mm x 590mm x 700mm

Folded size (H x W x L): 
760-1000mm x 210mm x 700mm

Weight (without accessories): 7.7kg

Features

Straight hand grips (optional shaped hand grips), lever brakes, solid plastic seat (optional padded seat), optional strap backrest (around £10), removable wire basket (with optional bag), tray, optional slow-down brakes (around £30).

Our verdict

Handling: Easy, except that the rear wheels can clip the bend on corners.

Hand grips: Comfortable.

Brakes: Easy to operate and very effective.

Folding: Easy, though the two sides didn't go very close together. Does stand when folded. Unfolds easily and clicks right into place.

Comments: Nice large basket, but tray is very low, and hard to use.

Last updated: February 2010


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