How can we help you? What is the difference between a scooter and a power wheelchair and how do I know which is right for me? 5 out of 6 found this helpful Mobility Scooters are designed primarily for outdoor use and have handle bars and a tiller for steering. Power chairs are designed for both indoor and outdoor use and are steered with one hand using a joystick. Power chairs are very maneuverable and easy to use inside the home. For more information on the differences between power chair and power scooters CLICK HERE. Was this helpful? Yes (5) No (0) Category: General Related Questions Is Hoveround a local or national company? Who is Hoveround? I Am Looking for the Hoveround Commercial, Where Is It? Does It Mean I’ve given up by Getting a Hoveround?