Chrysler Town & Country with VMI Northstar Conversion

In order to accomplish an open interior and greater interior space, VMI engineered the first Northstar mobility van conversion more than 20 years ago. After more than 20 years on the road the VMI Northstar on the Chrysler Town & Country is still setting the standard for handicapped vans.

The Northstar wheelchair ramp slides out from underneath the floor of the handicapped vehicle instead of using valuable interior space. It is easy to see why the Northstar is so popular within the disabled community when the advantages are so obvious.

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Description

  • Handicap vehicle interior left clean and more like the original minivan
  • Reduced debris carried into the accessible vehicle carpet
  • Width of wheelchair ramp increased for wider wheelchairs
  • All interior switches, buttons, and handles are within reach
  • Keep full functionality of front passenger seat
  • No rattling or squeking from mobility ramp
  • Handicapped ramp will not become a dangerous obstruction in the event of an emergency
  • Deployable on curbs up to 10” in height
  • Maximized space inside these handicapped vehicles for maneuvering a wheelchair
  • Simple exit/entry for additional passengers (no folding ramp blocking the way)
  • Do’nt have to activate ramp for people to enter/leave vehicle (less wear and tear on the van)

Specifications

  • Maximum Floor Drop – 11″
  • Wheelchair Vehicle Ground Clearance – 5.5″
  • Door Opening Height – 55.25″
  • Door Opening Width – 31.25″
  • Mobility Ramp Length – 58.5″
  • Usable Handicap Ramp Width – 29.25″
  • Overall Floor Length – 85.5″
  • Length from Back Seats to Kickplate – 58″
  • Floor Width at Front Doors – 61″
  • Interior Height at Center Position – 58.5″
  • Interior Height at Driver & Passenger Positions (Without Sunroof) – 57.25″
  • Steering Wheel Bottom to Floor – 29.5″
  • Measured Down from Front Edge of Steering Wheel to Front Kick-Up – 16.25″

Standard Features
Chrysler Town & Country with VMI Northstar only

  • Ultra-low 8.0° wheelchair ramp angle
  • Manual secondary backup system for additional peace of mind
  • 600lb. mobility ramp weight limit
  • Sure Deploy backup makes these handicapped accessible vans reliable even when power fails

Chrysler Town & Country with VMI Northstar AND Summit

  • All-electric conversion and handicapped ramp
  • 11” drop FLEX Floor maximizes headroom and interior space for wheelchair maneuverability
  • Complete rust proofing and undercoating
  • PowerKneel system lowers the minivan for a reduction in the angle of the ramp
  • Seamless integration with Chrysler Town & Country electronic systems
  • Controlled via Chrysler keyfob and switches located inside the mobility van
  • Removable front driver and passenger seat bases
  • Skid-resistant handicap ramp
  • Compliant with all government safety standards and fully-crash tested
  • 3-year/36,000-mile warranty

Optional Features

  • Durafloor (rubberized flooring) to match Chrysler Town & Country interior

 

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