In 2018, electric scooter rental companies like Bird and Lime introduced a new generation to micro-mobility. Now everyone wants an electric scooter of their own!
We've kicked the tires, analyzed the data and come up with a list of the best. This is our Holiday Edition of the Top 10 Electric Scooters of 2018!
MotoTec 800w Electric Trike
#10) The MotoTec 800w Electric Trike is a sporty, low-cost option for active seniors too adventurous for a mobility scooter. This popular electric scooter serves an underrepresented niche. MotoTec is an established brand and offers lifetime technical support on all MotoTec electric scooters.
UberScoot 1600w Electric Scooter
#9) At 1600 watts / 48 volts, the UberScoot 1600w Electric Scooter puts out over two horsepower, is fitted with high-end Pusey components, and tears through off-road terrain with ease. UberScoot is a respected brand and this model comes with lifetime tech support. To put it simply, the UberScoot 1600w outperforms all others in its price range.
#8) This ultra-light commuter scooter ranks number 8 on our Top 10 list. At only 28 lbs., the Glion Dolly scooter folds down to a super small size and can be rolled like a suitcase dolly. It's among the lightest and most compact li-ion electric scooters in the industry.
#7) The miniPLUS is Segway's answer to the nation's demand for hoverboards. As you'd expect from a top tech company like Segway, they deliver beyond expectations. Features of the Segway miniPLUS include app powered controls, headlight, taillight and much more.
#6) The Xiaomi What? You're probably more familiar with it as the Bird electric scooter. Bird, the dockless scooter rental company, has placed these in cities around the globe. They chose it for a good reason. The Xiaomi Mi is an award winning model and a great buy.
Segway Ninebot ES4
#5) The ES4 is the most advanced in Segway's ES series. It's a long-range commuter with a 28 mile range. This app enabled electric kickscooter is high-end and stylish. Shock absorption in the front and rear provide a comfortable ride. The ambient rear and side lights are color customizable making the Segway Ninebot ES4 a real show stopper at night.
Uscooter Booster Plus S+
#4) The top-quality Uscooter Booster Plus S+ manages to be both super-light and extremely stable. It sports a 500w motor, impressive 20-mile range, front and rear suspension, regenerative braking, lithium polymer batteries, super fast 3 hour charge time, and a feature rich LCD display. All that at a feather-weight 24 lbs!
#3) Ample power, quality design, and an extremely comfortable ride bring the Imax S1+ to number 3 on our Top Ten list. Winner of the Red Dot Award, the Imax S1+ electric commuter scooter is larger than most. It's 36 lbs, rides on 10" tall pneumatic tires, has a spacious deck, and is worth every extra pound! Five levels of power assist, li-ion batteries, 4.5" of ground clearance, and a feature-filled LCD display are also worth noting.
#2) This electric scooter is an elegant beast! Its eye-catching look comes from the mind of Alessandro Tartarini, one of the world's top industrial designers. The MotoTec MAD's power comes from a 2+ hp / 48 volt / 1600 watt motor that blasts you to speeds of 20+ mph. The monstrously large 14" x 6" knobby off-road tires are not just for show. A wide variety of accessories and affordable price tag round out this thrill seekers dream.
… and the absolute best electric scooter for adults is ...
Go-Ped ESR750H Hoverboard
Go-Ped has been manufacturing top-quality motorized scooters since 1985. Their never-ending dedication to Go-Ped Perfection lands them the number one spot on our list. The ESR750H is powerful, incredibly durable and offers the most comfortable ride in the industry. It features a 1000+ watt motor, patented C.I.D.L.I. suspension system with up to 3.5" of travel, LiFePO4 batteries, extra wide wooden deck, carefully designed ergonomic controls, powerful "Mad Dog" disc brakes, and an ultra-modern programmable controller. Designed for racing, the Go-Ped ESR750H Hoverboard delivers unbelievable performance, a stable ride and out of this world maneuverability.
The Top 10 Best Electric Scooters of 2018 Include:
- MotoTec 800w Electric Trike
- UberScoot 1600w Electric Scooter
- Glion Dolly
- Segway miniPLUS
- Xiaomi Mi
- Segway Ninebot ES4
- Uscooter Booster Plus S+
- Imax S1+
- MotoTec MAD
- Go-Ped ESR750H Hoverboard