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EZ Lite Cruiser Vs Air Hawk

There are several lightweight power chairs on the market today including EZ Lite Cruiser and Air Hawk. 

But which one is better? The EZ Lite Cruiser is more expensive and starts at $2,195 compared to Air Hawk's price at $1,987. But they don’t offer the exact same features and specifications. We put the two head to head to find out which is the better option in this review.

Learn more about the main features, key specs, price, warranty, and insurance.

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EZ Lite Cruiser

EZ Lite Cruiser Standard weight capacity only supports 264 lbs compared to EWheels EW-M45 passenger weight support of 400 lbs. Travel further up to 15.50 miles compared to 12.50 miles with the Standard model. The price for EZ Lite Cruiser Standard is $2,195.00 to $2,345.00 with customized batteries. 

Air Hawk

Air Hawk weight capacity only supports 265 lbs compared to EWheels EW-M45 passenger weight support of 400 lbs. EW-M45 is build for durability and can be used outside with 12" rear wheels. Air Hawk comes with small 8" rear wheels for indoor use. Air Hawk costs $1,987 with limited features and less options compared to $2,479 for EWheels EW-M45.


  • EWheels Medical EW-M45 - $2,479
  • EZ Lite Cruiser Standard - $2,195
  • Air Hawk - $1,987



Pay only $190 per month for your new EWheels EW-M45. No interest if paid in full within 12 months. We offer easy financing options with Klarna. Simply add EW-M45 to your cart and checkout with Klarna.


Side By Side Comparison

Compare specifications and features between EWheels Medical EW-M45, EZ Lite Cruiser Standard and Air Hawk power wheelchairs. Check out the side by side comparison table to help you choose the right one for you. 



EZ Lite Cruiser


EZ Lite Cruiser Standard can only support the weight capacity of 264 lbs compared to 400 lbs. With EW-M45 you can travel up to 15.5 miles with a charged battery. Compared to12.50 miles with EZ Lite Cruiser.

Secondary 10 Ah battery on the EZ Lite Cruiser is $339.95 extra. With EW-M45 you get two 12V 6AH Lithium batteries that meets the FAA battery regulations for air-safe travel. The Standard model of EZ Lite Cruiser comes with a small 8" rear wheels for small foot print for indoor use.

EW-M45 offers the rugged 12" rear wheels treads for outdoor use and all-terrains.

Main Difference

EZ Lite Cruiser Standard is a less specs compared to the EW-M45. You get 135 lbs. more of weight capacity, better distance range, and two airline approved batteries with EWheels EW-M45.

Key Specs

Some of the key specifications for the EZ Lite Cruiser Standard:

  • Turning Radius: 29.50"
  • Top Speed: 5.00 mph
  • Battery Charge Distance: 12.50 miles
  • Weight capacity: 264 lbs.
  • Weight: 51.1 lbs.


EZ Lite Cruiser Standard warranty:

10 Years on the Frame
5 Years on the Motors
2 Years on the Battery
2 Years on the Joystick
2 Years on the Control System (CPU)
3 Months on Wearable Parts

Insurance and Medicare

EZ Lite Cruiser does not accept insurance and is not covered by Medicare.

Air Hawk Power Wheelchair

Main Difference

Air Hawk weighs only 41 lbs with the batteries and has a weight capacity of 265 lbs. EW-M45 weighs 58 lbs and can support the passenger weight of up to 400 lbs. It is a less powerful chair compared to the EW-M45. Air Hawk comes with 8" rear wheels for small foot print for indoor use. EW-M45 offers the rugged 12" rear wheels treads for outdoor use.

Key Specs

Some of the key specifications for the Air Hawk:

  • Turning Radius: 27.3"
  • Top Speed: 4 mph
  • Battery Charge Distance: 26 miles
  • Weight capacity: 265 lbs.
  • Weight: 41 lbs.


Air Hawk warranty:

Two Full Year (Limited Warranty)

Insurance and Medicare

Air Hawk does not accept insurance and is not covered by Medicare.

Our Customers Love EW-M45

Our customers have regained their independence and got their freedom back. Be free and go anywhere. The compact EWheels EW-45 folding lightweight power wheelchair is designed for outdoor adventures and indoor activities.

If you are in the market for the best lightweight folding electric wheelchair, the obvious choice is EWheels Medical EW-M45. Read our EW-M45 review.

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