Shoprider Jimmie Power Wheelchair (Review)

One of the best features of the Shoprider Jimmie Power wheelchair is its tight turning radius. With a 26″ turning radius, this chair can maneuver in and out of tight spaces with ease. And because it’s rear wheel drive, you’ll have no problem getting around obstacles. Keep reading to learn more about this power wheelchair.

Shoprider Jimmy Power Wheelchair

If you’re looking for a lightweight power wheelchair with a tight turning radius and all the bells and whistles, look no further than the Shoprider Jimmie Power wheelchair. This chair is perfect for anyone who likes to live life on the go.

With an in-line motor design, rear-wheel drive, and weight capacity of 250 lbs., this chair can handle whatever you throw. And don’t forget about the included batteries and charger – so you can use your new chair immediately!

Our Score: 4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)

Shoprider Jimmy

Shoprider jimmy power wheelchair
  • Weight capacity: 250 Pounds
  • Top speed: 3.75 mph
  • Drive distance on a full charge: 10 miles
  • Weight of chair: 106.1pounds
  • Heaviest piece: 40.5 lbs.
  • Seat width: 17″
  • Seat depth: 16″
  • Battery requirements: (2)12AH

Speed and range of the Shoprider Jimmie Power Wheelchair

Another great feature of the Shoprider Jimmie Power wheelchair is its max speed of 3.75 mph and range of up to 10 miles on a full charge. So whether you’re running errands around town or taking a long road trip, you can rest assured that your chair will get you where you need to go. This range and speed are on par with some of the best power chairs on the market.

Climbing range and Turning radius

The Shoprider Jimmie Power wheelchair has a max climbing angle of six degrees and can turn on a dime with its ultra-tight 26″ turning radius. So whether you’re navigating through tight spaces or going up and down hills, this chair can handle it all.

Comfort and convenience

Shoprider Jimmy power chair side view

In addition to being durable and robust, the Shoprider Jimmie Power wheelchair is also comfortable and convenient. With a seat width of 17 inches, seat depth of 16 inches, and seat-to-floor height of 18.50 to 22.50 inches, this chair can accommodate people of all sizes. And because it has batteries and a charger, you won’t have to worry about running out of juice when you’re out and about.

Weight capacity

Lastly, the Shoprider Jimmie Power wheelchair has a weight capacity of 250 lbs. This is standard for an electric wheelchair of this size. For those that require a higher weight capacity, Shoprider also offers the Shoprider Streamer Sport power wheelchair, which has a weight capacity of 300 lbs. Always look for a chair that can comfortably and easily support your weight to avoid any accidents.

Shoprider Jimmie Electric Wheelchair Specifications

Shoprider Jimmie
Product weight106.1 lbs.
Weight capacity250 lbs.
Heaviest piece 40.5 lbs.
Seat width17″
Seat depth16″
Overall width22.5″
Overall length35″
Seat-to-floor height19.5″ – 22.5″
Front wheel size6″
Rear wheel size9″
Max speed3.75 mph
Drive distance10 miles
Turning radius 15.5″
Battery 12V 12Ah
Number of batteries2 Lead Acid
Frame warrantyThree year limited

What we like

  • Good weight capacity
  • Good max speed
  • Good indoors
  • Easy to maneuver
  • Compact design
  • Can take with you when traveling
  • Heavies piece is only 40.5 lbs.
  • Easy control joystick
  • High efficiency in-line motors
  • Seat can be adjustable for height
  • Armrests are padded
  • Footrest is removable and folds up

Could improve

  • Seat could use a little more padding
  • Drive range could be a little longer

Shoprider Jimmie Power Chair Cost

The cos of the Shoprider power chair is $2,119.00 at the time of this writing. Keep in mind that pricing can change quickly and this may not be up-to-date when you read this. This price falls into the middle of pricing and other chairs have similar price points. Any upgrades to the chair like cushions, bags, or drink holders will increase the base mode price.

Manual Info

Manual: Shoprider Jimmy Power wheelchair manual

Comparing Shoprider Jimmie to other lightweight wheelchairs

Lightweight Power WheelchairPriceWeight capacityHeaviest pieceSpeedDrive range
Shoprider Jimmie$2,119.00250 lbs.40.5 lbs. (Heaviest piece when taken apart)3.75 mph10 miles
Pride Go Chair$1,634.00300 lbs.36 lbs.3.7 mph 8.7 miles
Featherweight Power Chair$2,295.00250 lbs.33 lbs. (Complete chair)4 mph13 miles
eVolt Traveler Power Chair$1,388.00220 lbs.48 lbs. (Complete chair)5 mph 12 miles
All-New Move Lite Folding Power Chair$1,899.00300 lbs.50 lbs. (Complete chair)5 mph15 miles

When comparing the Shoprider Jimmie to other power wheelchairs in the market, we can see that it stacks up well with some of the other most popular items in its class. In terms of price, it’s on the lower end, coming in at less than all others besides the eVolt traveler chair. Weight capacity is great, and it shares the average capacity at 250 lbs. The Pride Go Chair and All-New Move lite have a slightly higher capacity, and if you are someone that needs this, those chairs will make an excellent choice.

When looking at the weight of the Shoprider chair, its light but not as lightweight as some chairs in its class. he Featherweigt power chair and eVolt, and All-New Move lite are extremely lightweight and do not break apart into pieces when needed to store or for travel. Speed and range are on par with others in its class. However, we would have like to see the Shoprider have a slightly longer range


Does this electric wheelchair come with batteries and charger? Yes! This chair comes with everything you need to your chair up and running. It comes with the charger and batteries.

Does the seat adjust? yes, the seat has an adjustable seat height and can be moved up or down so you can have the most comfortable fit when in use.

Does this power wheelchair have a footrest? Yes, the foot rest uses a removable fold up footrest on this model.

Final thoughts on this chair

The Shoprider Jimmie power wheelchair is an excellent power chair in the mid grade range and offers an exceptional value. Shoprider is a well known and reputable manufacturer in the power wheelchair industry, so you can be sure that you’re getting a quality product. With its tight turning radius, powerful motor, and comfortable seat, the Shoprider Jimmie Power wheelchair is perfect for anyone who wants to live life on the go.

5/5 (1 Review)
About ASmith

Adam Smith is the main researcher and contributor at Mobility Medical Supply. Adam has many years of research in public data, and software security. With Mobility issues within Adam's family, he decided to dedicate in-depth guides on mobility products to anyone looking to improve movement and gain independence.