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Mini Vans as wheelchair vans are a popular adaptive vehicle choice because they can accommodate the wheelchair user, often without any need for vehicle alterations. They are also compact enough for easy transportation. Mini van wheelchair vans need at least 58 inches clear within its interior to accommodate the wheelchair user without having to undergo modifications. If you do decide to go with a mini van that needs converting, you can do so through a dealer specializing in mini van conversions. When choosing between mini van models, also consider the size of your immediate family or whoever will be using the adaptive vehicle, the type of wheelchair you'll be using, and whether you'll use the vehicle to drive or as a passenger.