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The Peugeot Independence™ offers unique flexibility as a fully wheelchair accessible vehicle. Based on the spacious Peugeot Expert Tepee, this multi-passenger vehicle is ideal for larger families or small groups requiring wheelchair accessible transport. Combining excellent accessibility features and ample space, this adaptable disabled car is exceptionally easy and enjoyable to drive.
The Independence™ provides optimum accessibility for the wheelchair passenger. The low gradient EasyFold™ ramp and lowered floor makes wheelchair entry and exit easy and straight forward and if you need a helping hand, there’s also the option of an electric winch. Safety is of utmost importance, so every Independence™ is fitted with high-rated wheelchair restraints and full lap and diagonal seatbelts for all passengers.
To meet different needs and preferences Independence™ mobility cars come in a choice of models and finishes. These include the popular Independence™ S and S plus, available with a variety of seating layouts; the Independence™ SE and SE plus, which offers extra headroom if needed; and the Independence™ Twin and Twin plus which can accommodate two wheelchair passengers. Peugeot Independence™ is different from other mobility cars in that, as well as various seating layout options, it gives you the option to choose where the wheelchair user is positioned within the vehicle.
Independence™ is designed to offer you the utmost in flexibility, which is why it’s available in a variety of models depending on your needs and preferences. Whether you go for manual or auto, short or long wheelbase, Independence™ delivers excellent fuel economy and can deliver up to an impressive 47.0 mpg on an extra urban combined cycle, so you can have your ideal wheelchair accessible vehicle without sacrificing on value for money.*Extra Urban, manual transmission
Model Comfort Leisure Style Features Twin sliding doors One piece tailgate Black side rubbing strips Part colour coded bumpers Metallic paint M M Supaguard interior and exterior protection Safety and Security ABS with emergency break assist Rear fog and reversing lights Front fog lights Driver airbag Side airbags 3-point seat belts (including wheelchair passenger seat belt) Four point wheelchair restraint system Height adjustable front and rear head restraints Rear parking sensors F F Comfort and Convenience Electric winch (ramp assist) Electric winch (wheelchair entry) F F Internally adjustable driver’s door mirror Electric, heated, folding door mirrors Velour trim seats Central locking Electric front windows Air conditioning Height and reach adjustable steering wheel Distance to next service indicator Lights on warning alarm Tom Tom satellite navigation Floor mats Various hand controls and adaptations Privacy glass Audio Radio & CD player
Model 2.0 HDi 98 2.0 HDi 130 2.0 HDi 163 Auto Engine Emission control standard Euro 5 Euro 5 Euro 5 Cubic capacity 1997 1997 1997 Max. power bhp (kW) 98 (72) 128 (94) 163 (120) Max. torque Nm (rpm) 260 (1500) 320 (2000) 340 (2000) Fuel Diesel Diesel Diesel Transmission Number of gears 6 manual 6 manual 6 auto Tyres Type 215/60R 16XL Fuel Tank S SE Capacity 80 60/75 Fuel Consumption (mpg) Urban drive cycle 34.9 37.1 31.3 Extra urban drive cycle 46.3 42.0 41.5 Combined drive cycle 41.5 42.8 37.1 Brakes Ventilated front disc Rear drum Weight (kg) SWB LWB SWB LWB SWB LWB Gross vehicle weight 2780 2950 2780 2950 2780 2950 Suspension Front Independent pseudo-Macpherson type with lower wishbone & anti-roll bar. Rear Semi-deformable axle with offset panhard rod & coil springs. Dimensions (mm) Standard Plus Length 4806 5136 Width 2176 2176 Height 1934 1936 Wheelbase 3000 3122 Ramp Dimensions (mm) S SE Length 750 740 Width 2000 1176 Warranty Base vehicle 2 years unlimited mileage or 3 years / 60,000 miles (whichever comes first) Conversion 3 years or 36,000 miles (whichever comes first) Motability Scheme Servicing and repairs covered for 5 years (100,000 mile limit), per the terms of your lease agreement Anti-perforation 12 years
Independence WAVs offer a world of choice. This versatile MPV provides options to suit most families or small groups. Whether you need extra headroom, more luggage space or even if you need space for two wheelchair passengers, Independence can be built to suit your requirements.
Peugeot Independence S™
Our classic model Peugeot Independence S™ wheelchair car is available in a variety of seating layouts to suit the needs of disabled and able-bodied passengers. The S model has an option which allows the wheelchair passenger to sit directly behind the front passenger for journeys.
Independence S can accommodate driver, wheelchair passenger and up to six seated passengers.
Peugeot Independence SE™
The Peugeot Independence SE™ wheelchair car has been specially designed with a lowered floor to provide extra headroom, ideal for taller wheelchair users or those with a higher wheelchair or powerchair. The lowered floor also affords the wheelchair passenger a better view when travelling.
Independence SE can accommodate a maximum of driver, wheelchair passenger and up to six seated passengers.
Peugeot Independence Twin™
The Peugeot Independence Twin™ wheelchair car has been carefully designed to accommodate driver, two wheelchair passengers and up to five seated passengers.
For extra luggage space, ask about our ‘Plus’ long wheelbase option, available with all Independence models.
* Other seating permutations available on request. Please ask your Freedom Mobility advisor.
† Optional fixed or tip and turn seat.
Manual Auto Motability from only €2,995 from only €3,995 Motability Nearly New from only from €995 from only from €995 Purchase from only €16,495 from only €18,495 Hire Purchase From only €338 monthly Rental From €80 daily
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Colour palette for illustrative purposes only. Motability Scheme vehicles are available in metallic colours only.
Watch our video on Independence Wheelchair Cars available in a choice of seating layouts and finishes.
This video shows the Independence SE wheelchair accessible vehicle with its specially lowered floor, giving improved headroom and visibility when travelling in your wheelchair.
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For the Button family, from Suffolk, Peugeot Independence™ is the wheelchair accessible vehicle that ticks all the boxes. Parents Aaron and Kelly find the vehicle ideal for traveling with their four children, including 19 year old daughter, Bethany, who uses…15-05-2015
For many people, a wheelchair accessible vehicle or WAV can make a huge difference to their quality of life. Stephen Jones, from Hampshire, is one such Freedom Mobility customer who can’t say enough nice things about his new Peugeot Independence™. Stephen…22-10-2014
For Kay Elizabeth Lindsay from Rochdale, purchasing a disabled car from Freedom Mobility is a decision she wishes she’d made years ago. When it was time for Kay to get a new accessible car, the Naidex show in Birmingham earlier this…25-09-2013