We are your premier Toyota mobility wheelchair Accessible Van dealer in New England
Our goal for New England at Automotive Innovations
of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, is to provide our customers with access
to the best sales, service and repair of all the leading Toyota mobility
wheelchair accessible vans, hand
controls and devices that can offer them greater freedom and independence.
We provide a full line of VMI, or Vantage Mobility International products,
and we have a team of Certified Mobility Consultants who are always
ready to help you learn about the benefits and features of Toyota
handicap minivans, new and used wheelchair vehicles, Ricon
lifts, and more.
TOYOTA MOBILITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
This program provides cash reimbursement of up to
$1,000 of the cost of any aftermarket adaptive equipment or conversion,
for drivers and/or passengers, when installed on any eligible purchased
or leased new Toyota vehicle.
Expect to receive payment within 6-8 weeks after all the paperwork is submitted. Incomplete paperwork will delay the payment.
Leased vehicles require advance written lessor approval of adaptive equipment installations.
Only vehicles sold or leased and delivered to a retail customer by an authorized Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. Inc. dealer are eligible under this program.
The adaptive equipment must be installed within 12 months of vehicle purchase or lease.
A Reimbursement Application Form must be submitted to the Toyota Mobility Assistance Center within 90 days of complete installation of adaptive equipment
Qualifying adaptive equipment or conversion
is defined as any aftermarket alteration or equipment installation
on an eligible Toyota vehicle that provides to the disabled user convenient
access and/or the ability to drive the vehicle.
Toyota vehicles purchased by mobility converters
for conversion and resale do not qualify for any Toyota new vehicle
retail incentives when resold by the converter and/or their mobility
equipment dealers as used vehicles. However, the first retail purchaser
of a Toyota or Scion vehicle converted for wheelchair access is eligible
for the maximum Toyota Mobility Assistance reimbursement of $1,000
when the mileage on the odometer is less than 799 miles.
Toyota Mobility Sienna MinivanView Flyer as PDF
The Toyota Sienna is known for its reliability and comfort, and it’s one of the most popular minivans on the market today. Because of this, VMI has taken the Sienna and added its VMI Northstar conversion to create one of the most exciting new lowered floor minivans around. This Toyota wheelchair van comes with lots of extra touches for your convenience and comfort, and it drives smoothly.
This solution is for persons with a severe disability, who are unable to get out of their wheelchair, and who wish to drive or ride in a vehicle while seated in their chair .
To allow sufficient headroom for people in a wheelchair,
Sienna minivans go through an extensive conversion process which involves
lowering the floor 11" – 12" to provide a 56"
high door opening/interior height, and adding a ramp on the right
side or in the rear of the minivan. With side entry conversions, the
second row of seats is eliminated to provide room for wheelchair maneuvering
and either one of the front seats can be removed to accommodate the
The conversion of a minivan for wheelchair access involves an extensive remanufacture of the vehicle, including the removal of the original vehicle floor and replacement with a lowered floor to increase headroom. In addition, a ramp for wheelchair access is added. This process requires the modification of several vehicle systems, including the relocation of the fuel tank and the exhaust, along with the elimination of most sound deadening materials. As a result, customers should not expect minivans converted for wheelchair access to have the same ground clearance or road noise suppression capability as an unmodified vehicle. Sienna
toyota sienna with vmi northstar conversion
PHOENIX, Ariz. –Sept 12, 2012 – Executives with Toyota Motor Sales, USA and Vantage Mobility International (VMI), a leader in the manufacture and distribution of wheelchair accessible vehicles, have signed an agreement authorizing VMI to convert the top-selling Toyota Sienna into a wheelchair accessible minivan using the patented Northstar in-floor ramp system. The agreement was executed on August 23, 2012, in Torrance, California. VMI will begin accepting consumer orders for a limited number of the 2012-2013 model Toyota Sienna VMI Northstar minivan conversions through authorized VMI mobility dealers beginning October 1.
“We’re pleased to have established a partnership with Toyota Motor Sales, USA,” said Doug Eaton, president and CEO of VMI. “Toyota has earned a reputation for leading in customer loyalty, which is why our customers have wanted VMI to offer a Toyota Sienna for years. This agreement will give them the Toyota that they’ve dreamed about.”
Toyota Mobility, a group within Toyota Motor Sales USA, is committed to providing solutions that serve the mobility needs of consumers to enhance their quality of life. Toyota began providing mobility solutions in 2001. This is the first time that Toyota and VMI have worked together.
“True to our brand promise, Toyota Mobility is focused on providing our customers with ‘More Options, Less Compromise’. Therefore, we are very excited about the opportunity we now have with VMI as another conversion solution for the Toyota Sienna”, said Mark Oldenburg, national fleet marketing, mobility and strategic planning manager. “We’re also confident that our customers will be pleased once they see and experience the new Toyota Sienna with the VMI Northstar conversion.”
Toyota in-floor ramp vans
The VMI Northstar handicap van engineers put together the Access360 performance package through years of research and experience that have accumulated into the most versatile mobility van on the market. There is more entry space, more interior height, and better aesthetics. It all adds up to Toyota Sienna wheelchair vans that offers flexibility, ease of use, and safety.
Pre Order the converted Toyota Sienna at your Toyota Mobility Dealer, Automotive Innovations in Bridgewater, MA today!
Toyota Sienna VMI Northstar Specifications
NEW – Access360 design with more space
to enter and maneuver inside the mobility van
Ultra-low 8.0° accessible ramp angle
Door opening height - 57"
Call Automotive Innovations at 508-697-6006 to talk with a mobility van expert about coming to see the best Toyota Mobility wheelchair accessible van ever built.
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