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As the United States works towards becoming more accessible to people who have disabilities, we at Paul Sherry are ready to make transportation much more reliable. While many people don’t have to worry about how they are getting from one place to the next, people who use wheelchairs have to worry about that on the regular. With a new custom Honda Odyssey Wheelchair Van from Paul Sherry, let your worries be a thing of the past. We know that can sound a little too good to believe, which is why we have put together a list of the top five reasons a new custom Honda Odyssey Wheelchair Van may be right for you. 

Superior Features

The new Honda Odyssey Wheelchair Van comes with a host of superior features that make your life easier. These features include ParkSmart technology, interior lighting, flexible seating options, and a spacious/functional design. With state-of-the-art ParkSmart technology, the new Honda Odyssey [...]

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The term conversion van covers a broad range of vehicles. In its most basic elements, a conversion van is a van that can be converted into a bunch of different things. In order to understand the different types, and help you choose which one suits your needs, we will go into detail about the van conversion types and converters. 

Van Conversion Types

There are many types of conversion vans including:

  • Camper Vans / Class B Vans
  • Wheelchair Vans
  • Passenger Vans
  • Limo Vans
  • Shuttle Vans

A basic conversion van is typically a completely bare van that can be converted to suit the needs of the customer. This completely bare van can be a full-size van or a mini-van. Full-size conversion vans, such as the RAM ProMaster, are typically converted into business vans. While conversion mini-vans are typically converted into [...]

Wheelchair Van Purchasing Tips

And Frequently Asked Questions
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Wheelchair van purchases can be daunting for people who have never invested in one: Which is the safest? Will I be able to get into one without issues? What’s the best version?

A mobility van ranges in price depending on the features you need and want. We suggest test driving one to discover if it’s the right fit and if it makes you comfortable. Consider things such as where you may get in and out of this van the most. Would it be better to have rear or side entry? Will it need to be great for parallel parking?

Here are some of the most common questions about wheelchair vans:

How much does a mobility van cost?

Like all vehicles, it varies based on the features. Costs start around $40,000 for new vehicles. But there are plenty of used options as well. If you consider the regular price of a van and then add in [...]

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It’s what’s inside a RAM van that truly steers a buyer’s decision.

The interior is what matters — maybe the purpose of owning one is to haul cargo, or to be used as a daily work vehicle. Perhaps the RAM van is primarily needed to comfortably transport a large group of people.

Conversion vans have resurged as a popular option for people with a variety of transportation needs.

In all cases, a RAM van buyer’s purchasing process should start with identifying the main need, and then considering the safety. How will it be handled on the road? How many people will be inside during the majority of its use? Where will the RAM van be stored?

Benefits of Owning A Conversion Van

The RAM ProMaster is perfect for carrying a lot of passengers — it has front-wheel drive, so it does well on windy roads and in moments of low traction. The engine is located [...]

wheelchair van financing

Is buying a wheelchair van a priority on your to-do list? If so, you’ve come to the right place. The Paul Sherry exciting lineup of mobility wheelchair vans is what makes us America’s top choice for these vehicles. Our inventory features some of the leading mobility van manufacturers, including RAM, Dodge, and Chrysler, with a variety of configurations to choose from.

Best of all, we offer simple financing for wheelchair van customers. Get the van you need with affordable, flexible financing that fits your budget after finding the van you want.

Wheelchair Van Financing Available

You shouldn’t need to worry about how you’ll finance your wheelchair van. It’s our goal at Paul Sherry Conversion Vans to make sure you have plenty of options to finance your new van. 

Start the financing process by filling out our online form. Once you do, we’ll collect your information and contact you to let you know what we’ve come [...]

ats mobility van

The Dodge Grand Caravan excels as a van in general, but it stands out even more as an ATS mobility van. If you haven’t yet considered this vehicle for your next mobility van, you might want to. With an ATS mobility van conversion, the Dodge Grand Caravan allows for versatile configurations and a safe, secure entrance, exit, and transport of passengers with wheelchairs.

Dodge Grand Caravan ATS Mobility Van Features

The Dodge Grand Caravan ATS mobility van offers a lot for drivers in need of a wheelchair-accessible van. The following are a few stand-out features in this van:

Seating

Four adults can comfortably sit in the front and second-row bucket seats of the Dodge Grand Caravan when equipped with an ATS mobility conversion. Wheelchair access sits behind the second-row seats, giving the wheelchair user plenty of space to enter and exit comfortably.

The rear of the ATS mobility Dodge Grand Caravan has enough area to [...]

conversion van maintenance

Conversion vans are among the most versatile vehicles on the road. Although they can be a hefty investment to start with, conversion vans are also known for their longevity and reliability for years to come. 

Like all vehicles, you get what you put into your conversion van in terms of its maintenance and long-term care. The more diligent you are about keeping up with regular maintenance tasks, the more your conversion van will reward you. 

The following maintenance routines are crucial to follow as a conversion van owner:

Fluids

Your van’s fluids keep its components in excellent working condition. Changing the oil and oil filter as often as your van’s owner’s manual suggests is a must. Newer vehicles often allow for slightly longer periods between oil changes, but you still need to consider your mileage, too.

In addition to oil changes, you should check your fluids periodically, even if you just set a reminder on [...]

new mobility vans

As you explore the new mobility vans available, you will notice plenty of exciting new lift options, giving you the freedom you need to move around and get in and out of the van with ease. Depending on the van you select, you can choose from one of several different lifts, each with its own advantages and disadvantages and situations that it is designed for.

Revability Lift

One of the most popular options is the Revability conversion of the Chrysler Pacifica, which features the option of a rear or side-mounted commercial platform lift that has a 1,000-pound capacity. This model also offers the option of a rear ramp with a 1,000-pound capacity that is 42 inches wide.

Ricon Clearway Lift

Another new mobility van lift choice for the ProMaster is the Ricon Clearway with its unique, fully-automatic split platform that folds up to get out of the way when you press a button. The system [...]

2018 ram promaster conversion van

When you head to Paul Sherry Conversion Vans to look at the new RAM passenger van models, you will notice some updates to the 2018 RAM ProMaster. Since all the Sherry RAM Conversion Vans are based on the ProMaster, keep these updates in mind when you look for the one you want. Both the full-size ProMaster and the compact ProMaster City have more convenience and safety features than in previous model years.

2018 new ram passenger vanNew Standard Features for the ProMaster

The newly standard features on the 2018 RAM ProMaster include a Uconnect 5.0 infotainment system, which you can choose to equip with navigation. To further help with connectivity and convenience, RAM also added integrated voice command, Bluetooth, and audio controls on the steering wheel. There is also now a rear backup camera as [...]

ram mobility vanWhen it comes time to buy your new mobility van, getting it from Paul Sherry Conversion Vans is a smart decision. We understand our clients and work hard to get you exactly what you are looking for. We pride ourselves on our friendliness and knowledge of our inventory. This helps make the shopping experience stress-free for you, letting you move around town in your mobility van in almost no time.

Excellent Selection

We have a great selection of mobility vans at Paul Sherry Conversion Vans since this is one of the areas that we specialize in. While most are based off the RAM ProMaster, we have several other models for you to choose from. The conversions are all of the highest quality, giving you confident access to ram [...]</p>
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When it comes time to customize your mobility van, you will need to consider which type of lift best meets your needs. The vans from Paul Sherry Conversion Vans mostly use Ricon lifts, where are known for their versatility and reliability. There are four main lifts from Ricon. By learning more about them, you will be better informed and ready to make an educated decision as to which one you want for your van. While they all share numerous features, they are fairly different, making the decision a bit more challenging. Remember that regardless of the lift you choose, all were designed for DOT Public Use vehicles, meaning they comply with the official regulations.

Clearway Wheelchair Lift

The Clearway wheelchair lift relies on a fully automatic split platform with a unique design. This platform folds up and then moves out of the way when you press the relevant button, giving you clear access to the [...]

There are many types of vans available but the RAM ProMaster is among the most frequently converted into a wheelchair van. These are high-quality vans to begin with and have been for years, letting drivers choose from new or used models as a way to save money. The team at Paul Sherry Conversion Vans can help you create a custom van starting with the RAM ProMaster chassis. We choose this particular model to base our conversions off of for numerous reasons; here are just a handful of the RAM wheelchair van performance advantages.

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One of the best things about the RAM wheelchair van is that it is highly efficient. Most large vans will guzzle gas like crazy, leaving you with a high fuel bill and frequent trips to the gas station. The RAM ProMaster with its wheelchair [...]

For those who need some extra help getting around, a RAM ProMaster Wheelchair Van can be the perfect solution. These vans can easily be converted to feature an empty interior space that fits one or more wheelchairs and accommodates a wide range of lift styles. The team at Paul Sherry Conversion Vans can give you specific information on the lifts available for your RAM ProMaster, but you should know that nearly every style would work.

Features That Help Accommodate the Lift

The RAM ProMaster wheelchair on sale at Paul Sherry were designed specifically to be able to accommodate a range of lifts. It helps that the step-in height from the floor to ground is only 21 inches, as this means that the lift doesn’t have to move the wheelchair as far. The doors are also designed in a way that allows you to put a lift on the side doors of the RAM ProMaster, [...]

Conversion vans and larger vans in general seem to be less popular today than they have been in the past. This change has slowly taken place as minivans became more popular, but people across the country are missing out. Traditional vans are incredibly spacious and offer extra passenger space, making them great for wheelchair van applications, large families, businesses, sports teams, schools, and more. They also offer plenty of advanced technologies so you won’t feel as if you are missing out. When you are looking to buy your next van, you will find plenty of great choices. Search for the following qualities to help narrow down your selection.

Interior Space

Perhaps the most important part of a van is its interior space; after all, this is why most people choose a van over an alternative, like a minivan or SUV. Figure out how many seats you need in your van; you can easily find models [...]

While most people on the road will stick to cars, trucks, or SUVs, some will find that a luxury van from Paul Sherry is the ideal option. These vans fit seven or nine passengers with ease and are spacious with premium appointments. They let everyone ride in comfort and give you unlimited options for uses. While you could always use your luxury van for a shared taxi service, there are plenty of other uses, as well.

Family Vehicle

If you have a larger family, then a Sherry luxury van will be the ideal choice. Since they are ready for nine passengers, you don’t have to worry about having room for everyone when you go to the store, movies, or on another outing. They will always have room for you, your spouse, and several kids, plus their friends.

Business, School, or Hotel Shuttle

Those who run a hotel, business, or school may find a luxury van [...]

When you need to get a conversion van, you need to consider how much your investment in the van should amount to. You can put a great deal of money in a New Conversion Van, or you can get yourself a Used Conversion Van. Each van is going to serve you well, but you need to figure out which investment is going to serve you the best.

Used Vans

When you come to purchase a used conversion van, you need to remember that these vans have varying mileage on them. You can get a van that has many miles on it for a small amount of money. However, you will need to spend more money on a van that has less mileage.

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Also, when it comes to Conversion Vans, the accessories on the van are going to alter the price. [...]

Two leaders of the conversion van industry – Rocky Ridge Vans and Paul Sherry Conversion Vans – have teamed up to create a new line of conversion vans built on the strong and durable RAM ProMaster chassis. This new line of conversion vans will consist of top-of-the-line products that give customers the very best in conversion van luxury and functionality.

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All new vans in this line will be equipped with features that make them ideal for a variety of customers. First, these vans will offer a comfortable and sizable interior space, allowing drivers to carry a lot of equipment, people, or a combination of the two. The floor is designed to be low, which helps contribute to the easy entry into the vans and it’s bountiful headroom.  An unnoticed feature of the RAM ProMaster is the factory high-top [...]

Many people like being able to travel in comfort. When they want to drive around their hometown or even take longer drives across the country, they may want a vehicle that gives them plenty of room and provides them with the safety that they desire. These desires are no less with travelers who use wheelchairs or other mobility devices. Regardless of the distance they plan to travel, people can get the comfort, style, and safety they want when they invest in a Paul Sherry conversion van.

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A wheelchair van from Paul Sherry Conversion Vans provides important safety features that make it easy to drive and operate in all traffic conditions. With its front wheel drive, people can brake easily and steer their van in whatever direction they choose without fearing that the back wheels will lock up or pull away from the direction in which the van is being steered. [...]

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