Savaria K2   Straight Stairlift

  • For residential-only use on a single flight of straight stairs
  • Compact design to accommodate even narrow staircases – fold up width is only 275 mm – for easier access to the stairs when not in use
  • Designed for comfort and width-adjustable for the best fit
  • Quick and easy way to modify a home for greater mobility, safety and aging-in-place
  • Fast installation means you can enjoy the benefits of your stairlift quickly
  • Quiet, smooth riding operation; 159 kg capacity
  • Battery operated with built in charging; can operate during power failure for several trips up and down
  • Optional outdoor package available
  • For a straight stairlift with higher capacity or use in a commercial setting, see K2 Plus
  • For stairs with multiple levels, curves or intermediate landings, see the Stairfriend stairlift

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Ultra slim: Folded size of only 275 mm, the smallest profile on the market to keep the unit out of the way when not in use.
Quiet, smooth-riding operation: From the rack and pinion drive system.
Battery operated: Built-in charging on the top and bottom of the rail so the chair can be used several times even through a power failure.
LED status light on unit: To advise of any common issues.
Obstacle sensor system: On the carriage and footrest to stop the chair if it meets an obstacle.
Safety features: Swivel and lock seat at top landing, retractable seat belt, anti-slip footrest, obstacle sensors.
Easy operation: Includes 2 infrared remote controls plus toggle switch on arm rest.
Comfortable and durable seat: With width-adjustable arms up to 508 mm wide, easy-clean vinyl seat.
Flexible configuration: Can be installed on either side of the stairs.
Master shut off: Will turn off if not used for an extended amount of time.
Warranty: 36-month manufacturer’s parts warranty. Ask your Savaria representative for details.


Outdoor package: Includes stainless steel rack and support legs, and zinc hardware for rust resistance; UV-rated, water repellent closed cell foam seat with cover and clip seatbelt; radio frequency remote controls; and upgraded battery for long-lasting charge in variable temperatures.
Other options: Continuous charge system, rail extension brackets to reduce intrusion at top landing,  manual flip-up rail for bottom landing*, emergency stop button and radio frequency remote controls.

*Capacity reduced to 136 kg with flip-up rail, or incline angle above 45 degrees.


Applications: Residential, indoors, outdoors, straight-run stairway
Capacity: 159 kg; for stairs steeper than 45 degrees, maximum capacity is 136 kg
Maximum travel distance: 9.75 m
Nominal: 0.08 m/s
Drive: Rack and pinion
Motor: 1/3 HP, 240 volt, 10 Amp, single phase, 50 Hz
Fold-up width: 273 mm
Fold-out width: 546 mm
Range of incline: 30 degrees to 55 degrees
Code compliance: ASME A18.1


    Gallery of installations

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    K2 straight stairlift

    The K2 stairlift provides affordable mobility, safety and aging-in-place

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    K2 straight stairlift

    The K2 straight stairlift has an optional outdoor package for moderate climates

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    K2 straight stairlift

    Built-in charging means the K2 can operate during power failure

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    K2 straight stairlift

    The K2 has a folded size of 273 mm to keep the unit out of the way when not in use

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    K2 straight stairlift

    Safety features include swivel and lock seat, retractable seat belt, anti-slip footrest

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    K2 straight stairlift

    The K2 stairlift offers a comfortable and durable seat with width-adjustable arms