Should I buy a car that has been modified for wheelchair access?

Are there any pitfalls buying a car that has been modified for a disabled person wheelchair access ?

Asked on 9 August 2022 by Mr Whippy

Answered by Andrew Brady
It depends on the modification really, including how well it's been done and whether there have been any structural changes. Some van-based people carriers modified for wheelchair access have a lower floor which can reduce ground clearance which is frustrating over speed bumps. Consider the cost of reversing the modifications or, if you're planning on keeping them, the effect on the car's resale price in the future.
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