If you feel that a fifty-fifty chance is a risk you wish to take, then by all means, choose a Permobil. I have had so much trouble that I would not take another even if offered for free.
Having been afflicted with Paraplegia in April of 2006, this site is a venue where I can catalogue my experiences, frustrations, recoveries and achievements. I write it primarily for myself. My posts may be long-winded and repetitive. If anyone else finds it of use, all the better.