Top 10 Best Rollator Walkers in 2017 Reviews

Rollator walkers are medical devices that aim at making the lives of the elderly easier in terms of balance and mobility. These units are also perfect for people whose balance and ease of movement may have been affected by accidents or illnesses.

Budget aside, you want a unit that is ideal for all terrains use, not unless you just need it for indoor use only. Consequently, choose one that folds seamlessly and fits in your vehicle’s trunk with easily.

Again, opt for a device with easily adjustable ergonomics to fit your comfort needs. This includes the handles’ and seat’s height. On this note, if the rollator has a back support, ensure that it’s accommodative to your needs. For instance, padded bars may be hurting to users with spine injuries. Also, the distance between the handlebars should be wide enough for your size and so should be the seat.

Again, you may think of going for a walker that offers hands-free use. This is possible if it offers safe and spacious storage accessories for your items.

In addition, consider a walker with easily usable brakes. The castors should also be easy to lock in place when you need to use the restful seat.

With that, let’s see 10 units that make our list in this niche:

10. Volaris All-Terrain Patrol Fitness Walker

  • By: X-L-ENT Care Products Inc.
  • Item Weight: 19 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 32 x 9 x 32 inches 

With its sheer array of deluxe features, this fitness walker amounts to the most stylish rollator that our market is currently offering.

Volaris is guaranteed to extend your world by traversing through all terrains while ensuring your safety and comfort.

Its sporty looking design is born purposely for those who visit rough terrain. Worried about your height? Volaris is meant to benefit anyone who requires a little assistance with mobility. Its sturdy handles’ height can telescope from 32-42 inches. On this note too, Volaris flaunts anatomically-designed, non-slip handgrips that assure your safety as you maneuver all terrains. Again, these handles are equipped with easily accessible brakes.

Its 10-inch wheels are also worth noting. Notably, this walker has been designed such that you can come as close as possible without hitting your feet on the wheels.

This Sweden-made Walker has more to offer. It has a stable non-slip seat where you can relax whenever you get tired.

While there’s almost no negative review about this Vollaris, its price falls a little over the $650 mark, a bit higher than other walkers in this list.

Pros

  • Deluxe look
  • All-terrain wheels
  • Folds for portability
  • Non-slip grips and seat

Cons

  • Pricey
  • Seat has no back support

9. Drive Medical Euro Style Rollator Walker (350lbs)

  • By: Drive Medical
  • Item Weight: 17.5 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 27.8 x 33.5 inches 

With its easily noticeable sturdy frames, this Neutro Euro Style is amongst the sportiest in Drive Medical’s series of walkers. The strong frames are made of aluminum which enhances its lightweight yet heavy-duty design. The brake system passes inside the frame for durability and safety.

Its handsome 10-inch front tires offer easy maneuverability for smooth rides both indoors and outdoors. Its rear wheels also feature the same design as the front but are slightly smaller in size.

Neutro Euro also features a comfortable padded seat with a fold-up handle. Its x-design allows you to fold it single-handedly either for storage or tucking inside your vehicle’s trunk for transportation.

Without forgetting, you also benefit from a sturdily constructed spacious bag which can always be removed when need be.

Pros

  • Seat and back support
  • Has storage bag
  • Easily foldable

Cons

  • None identified

8. Healthcare Direct 100RA Rollator Walker

  • By: Healthcare Direct
  • Item Weight: N/A
  • Product Dimensions: N/A

For those who are not after spending hundreds of dollars on a rollator walker, Healthcare direct 100R is a reliable and economical option.

Though inexpensive, this walking aid can still be highly relied upon for moving around. Its long-lasting frames are all steel with an eye-catching burgundy finish. It also has 6-inch wheels that allow optimal steering and is ideal for all terrains.

Healthcare 100RA also has a heavily padded seat and a curved backrest that allow you to sit. Even better, the water-resistant bag under the seat offers hands-free rides while keeping your items safe.

Lastly, this walker weighs 19 pounds only but can support users weighing up to 350lbs. It also folds for easy storage and portability.

Though a slight flaw, the bag is made of vinyl. As such, be careful not to overload it. Otherwise, the walker is the best for the budget-conscious buyers.

Pros

  • Inexpensive
  • Handsome storage bag
  • Lightweight and foldable

Cons

  • Weak bag

7. Medline MDS86800XWS Bariatric Rollator

  • By: Medline 
  • Item Weight: 26.7 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 9 x 22 inches 

With the capacity to support up to 500 pounds, Medline MDS86800XWS is amongst a few heavy-duty units we have on this list. As such, you know where to turn if it fits your bill.

Its frames are durable high-grade steel while the casters are sturdy and soft plastic for all-road use. Unlike most of its competitors out there, Medline MDS86800XWS has a wider seat and more space between the handles. It’s, therefore, accommodative to different users no matter their size.

However, this also comes as a setback since it may not go through all doors. Luckily, it’s easily foldable for that.

It’s also worth mentioning that this Bariatric Rollator’s handles adjust in height and will fit users with different heights easily.

Though heavy-duty and versatile, this rollator is heavy and wide for most doorways and passages. As such, it may be cumbersome and strenuous for some users.

Pros

  • Has a wide seat
  • Padded seat with back support
  • Height-adjustable handles

Cons

  • Wide for some doors

6. Duro-Med Rollator Walker

  • By: Duro-Med
  • Item Weight: 
  • Product Dimensions: 25.5 x 28.5 x 37.2 inches 

Professionally crafted with all your needs in mind, this walker by Duro-Med is ideal for shopping or just strolling around the blocks for fitness purposes.

It assembles effortlessly and is wide enough for all your convenience, safety, and comfortable mobility needs. This rollator is available in 3 colors and supports up to 375pounds.

Duro-Med features lightweight yet strong aluminum construction. Its wheels make it easy to move on all surfaces including carpets, grass, and gravel. It also has a conveniently padded seat and curved backrest too. The seat flips to flaunt a strong storage basket for your shopping and oxygen tanks.

Again, the user’s height isn’t an issue. Its handles adjust easily between 33.5-37.5 inches.

Like Medline MDS86800XWS above, Duro-Med is also wide. Though this is a plus to big people, it also limits its ease of use in narrow doors and pavements.

Pros

  • Adjustable height
  • Extra wide
  • Strong and lightweight

Cons

  • Not fit for small doors and passageways

5. Drive Medical Winnie Lite Aluminum 3- Wheel Rollator

  • By: Drive Medical
  • Item Weight: 11 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 26.5 x 38 inches 

Winnie Lite is specially meant for generally active users. Its 3-wheel design is perfect for people who need something that can fit into tiny spaces where wide rollators like Duro-Med and Medline can’t go.

This rollator has solid reinforced wheels and bicycle style breaks that guarantee your safety on different surfaces including carpets and hardwood. Winnie Lite also has a sturdy bag between its handlebars to keep your items within reach.

Pros

  • Perfect for tight spaces
  • Simple yet stylish

Cons

  • Not perfect completely off-balance users

4. Drive Medical Rollator Walker

  • By: Drive Medical
  • Item Weight: 3.2 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 24.6 x 7.2 x 30.7 inches 

Another economical remedy for people who want an improvement in their mobility, this rollator walker comes in 5 colors with a few cents price difference.

This walker has a sleek, straightforward design and should be easy to move around with. It has a padded and wide seat measuring 12’’D by 14’’W. The seat supports 300lbs. To add on to your comfort, Drive Medical Rollator has a padded backrest that you can remove or fold up or down to fit your personal comfort needs.

Most of its actual users report that it’s of high quality and, therefore, dependable. However, others have reported several construction hitches including unstable castors and inability to adjust the height.

Pros

  • Available in various attractive colors
  • Has a zippered bag

Cons

  • Several construction complaints

3. Hugo Elite Rollator Walker(300lbs)

  • By: Hugo Mobility
  • Item Weight: N/A
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 7.2 x 21.5 inches

Designed to grant you all the freedom you need as you move around your house or outdoors, Hugo packs all your needs in an 18lbs walker.

Hugo Elite is the only walker in this list which allows you to adjust about all its parts. Its seat height from the ground can be set from 19.5’’-22’’ while that of the handles ranges between 19.5’’-38’’.

Its 8’’ non-marring and swiveling wheels improve your stability while enhancing your turning radius.

Hugo Elite also has lots of storage spaces for you. You’ll find one under-the-seat bag and another hidden behind the back support.

Pros

  • 2 storage spaces
  • Highly adjustable
  • Fits in car trunks

Cons

  • Lengthy assembly

2. Drive Medical Aluminum Rollator

  • By: Drive Medical
  • Item Weight: 14 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 28 x 24 x 33 inches 

Like most units from Drive Medical, this rollator walker aims at making your life easy by giving you greater independence on mobility.

Its ergonomic handles feel great in your hands and have superior grips, so you never lose your balance. Its easy-to-grab loops act as brakes for seamless stopping and also locks the wheels in place for stopovers.

Moreover, this rollator folds easily and can also fit in some car’s storage compartments without folding.

Pros

  • Deluxe design
  • Zippered under-the-seat pouch
  • Firm brakes

Cons

  • Feels flimsy to some users

1. Drive Medical Red Rollator

  • By: Drive Medical
  • Item Weight: 17.9 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 29.5 x 24 x 7.5 inches 

This red walker by Drive Medical currently boasts the best-selling tag on Amazon. It’s unbelievably inexpensive, durable, and easy to use.

This rollator features durable steel frame construction with an easy-pull lever for customized height adjustments. Its 7.5’’ rollers won’t leave any mark on your floors and are also ideal for various surfaces.

It also boasts a seamless, comfortable seat and a storage basket for your items. Several users, however, claim that the basket is quite small. Lastly, this red walker weighs 18lbs but supports up to 300 pounds.

Pros

  • Durable welded
  • Non-marring tires
  • Seamless padded seat

Cons

  • Small basket

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