9 Best 1000W electric scooters for every scenario (and when you should get one)

1000W electric scooters are the right in the middle between ordinary scooters, and the ones that start to get a bit too powerful. They will have great top speed and acceleration, big range on a single charge, great ability to climb hills, and nice, smooth stability of the ride.

side view of a black Dualtron 2

Let’s see the best 1000 W electric scooters, when you may consider each one, and what does it mean for an electric scooter to have a motor of 1000 Watts.

What is the best 1000W electric scooter?

There are several potential candidates for this crown.

This is a very in-demand power level. That’s why many medium to high-end manufacturers have put out models with around 1000 Watts of power.

Depending on your use case and scenario, there will be different best choices for you. These are the best 1000 W electric scooters for every scenario.

Dualtron 2 – best overall

front diagonal view of a black Dualtron 2 electric scooter
Dualtron 2

According to the electric scooter community, Dualtron is one of the best manufacturers out there.

The Dualtron 2 is one of the first power scooters that became widely popular.

Able to go 50 mi / 80 km on a single charge, with a top speed of 40 mph / 65 kmh, it is a true beast. That kind of range makes it one of the longest range 1000 W electric scooters, and maybe the best 1000 W scooter overall.

It may be closer to a motorcycle than a scooter.

Since Dualtron is probably one of the best brands indeed, all of the scooters in their line are great. The Dualtron 2 is one of the cheapest scooters, even though it is priced at $1990.

It still is a very good value for money, you always get a great deal with Dualtron.

Where to buy the Dualtron 2 from?

To get the Dualtron 2, the best place for pretty much everywhere in the world would be the USAMinimotors store. They will ship the scooter for free in the USA, and for a flat fee of $20 elsewhere, which is pretty awesome.

Dualtron 2 Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed65 kmh
Top speed40 mph
Range80 km
Range50 mi
Motorsdual hub BLDC
Power800 W real, 1800 W peak
Climb angle25 °
Battery1200 Wh, 60 V
Charging time16 h
Ingress protection (IP)IP54
Weight28 kg
Weight62 lbs
Weight limit120 kg
Weight limit265 lbs
Tire size10 in
Tire typepneumatic
Tire pressure45-50 psi
Trunk or basketno (customization possible)
Build material6063-T6 aluminum alloy
Terrainsall terrain, offroad
Brakesdual disk brake and electric brake
Shock absorbersdual high impact PU integrated suspension
Lightsdual LED headlight & taillight + brake light
Warranty6 months
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)112 cm * 60 cm * 51 cm
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)44 in * 24 in * 20 in
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)112 cm * 60 cm * 120 cm
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)44 in * 24 in * 47 in
Deck to handlebar height103 cm
Deck to handlebar height41 in
Adjustable handlebaryes
NotesSamsung/LG/Panasonic; auxiliary battery;

Kugoo G-Booster – best value

side view of a black Kugoo G Booster electric scooter with red details leaning on its stand
The Kugoo G-Booster

Putting the Kugoo G-Booster on this list may be cheating, since its real motor power level is 1200 Watts. That is the highest on this list.

But it still is very close to the mark.

And the great thing about it is that it is a very remarkable scooter. For just $1095, you get a high-quality, high-performance, water-resistant machine. It can go as fast as a car (and almost as long as one too).

The powerful stats make it an excellent climber. All in all, it’s one of the best scooters both around 1000 Watts and the $1000 mark.

Simply an amazing piece of transportation vehicle. Amazing value for money without a doubt. You can see a complete review of the Kugoo G-Booster here.

Where to buy the Kugoo G-Booster from?

The best place to get the Kugoo G-Booster from in the UK and in most European countries is GeekBuying. You will probably get free shipping, and little to no additional taxes and fees.

Kugoo G-Booster 20Ah Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed55 kmh
Top speed34 mph
Range85 km
Range53 mi
Motorsdual motors
Power1200 W real, 2400 W peak
Climb angle35 °
Battery960 Wh, 48 V
Battery type18650
Charging time10 h
Ingress protection (IP)IP54
Weight30 kg
Weight66 lbs
Weight limit120 kg
Weight limit265 lbs
Tire size10 in
Tire typepneumatic offroad
Tire pressurepneumatic, vacuum, offroad psi
Foldable handlebarsno
Seatyes (removable)
Trunk or basketno (customization possible)
Build materialaluminum alloy 7005
Terrainsall terrain
Brakesfront + rear disc and electronic brakes
Shock absorbersfront + rear arm
Lightsdual 10W headlights + deck + rear brake
Controlmultifunction LCD + voltage display
Speed modes3
Cruise controlno
Keysremote control
Warranty12 months, 6 on battery, 7-14 day return policy
CertificatesCE, FCC, RoHS
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)120 cm * 26 cm * 52 cm
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)47 in * 10 in * 20 in
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)120 cm * 26 cm * 115 cm
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)47 in * 10 in * 45 in
Deck to handlebar height97 cm (est)
Deck to handlebar height38 in (est)
Adjustable handlebarno

Zero 10 – fastest

The Zero 10 is a brilliant scooter. Easily one of the best scooters for under $1500.

Priced at $1349, it is a fast scooter able to go as fast as 40 mph / 65 kmh. That makes it the fastest 1000W electric scooter today.

Its range is not the best in the world, but it is still a very decent 30 mi / 48 km. This is a true 1000 Watt scooter, with a peak power of 1600 Watts.

Great climber as well, able to conquer hills as steep as 35 degrees.

Where to buy the Zero 10 from?

There is no better place to buy a Zero scooter from than FalconPEV, and that is of course the case for the Zero 10 as well.

Zero 10 Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed65 km/h
Top speed40 mph
Range48 km
Range30 mi
Power1000 W real, 1600 W peak
Climb angle35 °
Battery936 Wh, 52 V
Battery typeextra battery available
Weight24 kg
Weight53 lbs
Weight limit120 kg
Weight limit264 lbs
Tire size10 x 2.5 in
Tire typepneumatic
Tire pressure55 psi
Brakesfront + rear disc
Shock absorbersfront + rear spring
Lightsfront + rear
ControlLCD display
Warranty6 months
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)117 cm * 23 cm * 43 cm
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)46 in * 9 in * 17 in
Adjustable handlebaryes

Kaabo Mantis – best for climbing hills

side view of a black Kaabo Mantis electric scooter with blue details leaning on its stand in a room
The Kaabo Mantis

We can’t really be sure that the Kaabo Mantis has a real motor power of around 1000 Watts. All we know is that it has a peak power of 2000 Watts. Usually, those types of motors have real power levels of around 1000 – 1200 Watts.

In any case, the Kaabo brand has been producing excellent scooters for a while now. The Mantis model is their best medium-powered offering.

Its cost of $2299 might mean we are wrong about its real power level. It is a sign that it might be a lot bigger in fact. Until they release this information, this is all we know.

The Kaabo Mantis is a very strong scooter overall.

Its hill-climbing abilities are where it shines. The motor is powerful enough to handle all hills of up to 35 degrees. Therefore, it will be a great choice if you live in a hilly area.

Where to buy the Kaabo Mantis from?

US, Canada, Mexico
Without a doubt, the best place to get the Kaabo Mantis in the US, Canada, and Mexico, is the FluidFreeRide store. As one of the most reputable online electric scooter retailers, they will provide free shipping within 3-5 days in the US, and 5-10 days for Canada and Mexico, with additional shipping and taxes costs between $80 – $300 (FluidFreeRide cover the duty taxes).

UK, EU, Australia, New Zealand, Worldwide
For the rest of the world, especially the UK, EU, and Australia, FluidFreeRide store is still the best place to get the Kaabo Mantis from. FluidFreeRide will probably cover the duty tax, but there can be additional shipping costs and taxes. In the UK and Europe, the costs and shipping times will be smaller, and in Sweden they will be non-existant (FFR have a warehouse in Sweden). A trip to Sweden to get the Kaabo Mantis from there may be an interesting option for people living close. In other countries, additional charges can range anywhere from $0 to $450.

Kaabo Mantis Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed63 km/h
Top speed40 mph
Range48 km
Range30 miles
Motorsdual BLDC
Power2000 W
Battery1050 Wh, 60 V
Charging time16 h
Climb angle35°
Weight29 kg
Weight65 lbs
Weight limit120 kg
Weight limit264 lbs
Ingress protection (IP)IPX4 (unofficial)
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)124 cm * 61 cm * 48 cm
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)49 in * 24 in * 19 in
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)124 cm * 61 cm * 128 cm
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)49 in * 24 in * 50 in
Deck to handlebar height102 cm (est)
Deck to handlebar height40.2 in (est)
Adjustable handlebarno
Tire size10 * 2.5 in
Tire typepneumatic
Tire pressure40-45 psi
Trunk or basketno (customization possible)
Build materialaluminum
Foldable handlebarsno
Terrainsall terrain
Brakesdual semi-hydraulic disc brakes, regenerative braking
Shock absorbersfront + rear swing arm
Lights2 front + rear + lateral LEDs
Speed modes3 speeds, single or dual drive
Warranty6 months, 15 days return
Notesfast charger available

Qiewa Q1 Hummer – best for heavy adults, longest range

When it comes to electric scooters for heavy adults, Qiewa reigns supreme. All of their models are well-suited to carry great loads, and the Qiewa Q1 Hummer is no exception. That’s why it’s the best 1000W electric scooter for heavy adults.

It can carry loads of up to 550 lbs / 250 kg on its deck. That’s the second-best weight limit for electric scooters in the world (the Qiewa Q Power owns the first place).

On top of that, this scooter is an amazing value. For the price of $1379, this scooter provides a top speed of 37 mph / 60 kmh, while only weighing 55 lbs / 25 kilograms.

With a range of 64 mi / 104 km on a single charge, the Qiewa Q1 Hummer is the longest range 1000W scooter.

Where to buy the Qiewa Q1 Hummer from?

The best place to get the Qiewa Q1 Hummer from in the UK, Ireland, and most countries in the EU, is from Amazon UK. In the UK, you will get free shipping and no taxes, and those costs will be reasonable for the EU countries.

At one time, this scooter was widely available on a listing on the global Amazon store. Sadly, that seems to no longer be the case. While delivery seems to be problematic, your only option may be the Qiewa official store.

Qiewa Q1 Hummer Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed60 km/h
Top speed37 mph
Range104 km
Range64 miles
Motorssingle BLDC
Power800 W
Battery1248 Wh, 48 V
Charging time8 h
Climb angle30°
Weight27 kg
Weight59 lbs
Weight limit250 kg
Weight limit550 lbs
Ingress protection (IP)IPX6
Adjustable handlebaryes
Tire size10 in
Tire typepneumatic anti-slip
Tire pressure45 psi
Trunk or basketno (customization possible)
Build materialhigh-strength aluminum alloy
Brakesdouble disc brakes
Shock absorbersdual shock absorbers
Lights4 position ligths, front + rear brake + side
Keyskeys + remote
Warranty12 months (6 on battery)

Mercane Widewheel Pro – best with solid wheels

front diagonal view of a folded black Mercane Widewheel Pro electric scooter
Mercane Widewheel Pro

The Mercane Widewheel Pro gets its name because of its trademark solid wide wheels. It makes it great for bad roads and it doesn’t suffer from flats.

It is priced at $1149, which makes it great value for money. This scooter has a range of 35 mi / 56 km on a single charge, and a top speed of 26 mi / 42 kmh. Those are more than enough for every possible ride and commute out there.

There are a few weak points. They include its low-ish climb angle of 18 degrees, and an IP rating that is not specified.

Still, coming from one of the most popular brands out there, its strong points are enough to overcome the weak points. Check the full review of the Mercane Widewheel Pro to find out more about this unique scooter.

Mercane Widewheel Pro Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed42 km/h
Top speed26 mph
Range35 / 48 km
Range22 / 30 mi
Motorsdual motors
Power1000 W real, 1600 W peak
Climb angle18 °
Battery720 Wh, 48 V
Battery typeLiion
Charging time8 h
Weight24 kg
Weight54 lbs
Weight limit100 kg
Weight limit220 lbs
Tire size8 in
Tire typewide solid, never-flat foam filled
Foldable handlebarsyes
Build materialaluminum alloy
Brakesdual disc brakes
Shock absorbersfront and rear springs
LightsLED front + rear
Controlsmart display
Speed modeseco, power
Cruise controlyes
Warranty6 months; 15 day return period;
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)109 cm * 22 cm * 41 cm
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)43.1 in * 8.6 in * 16.1 in
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)109 cm * 55 cm * 110 cm
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)43.1 in * 21.6 in * 43.3 in
Deck to handlebar height94 cm (est)
Deck to handlebar height37 in (est)
Adjustable handlebarno
Notesreinforced build; tested 35 miles range;

Where to buy the Mercane Widewheel Pro from?

In the US, the best way to get the Mercane Widewheel Pro is through the FluidFreeRide store. Your scooter will arrive at your home in 3-5 days, at no additional cost. Oh, and by the way, there is an insane deal going on at FFR right now. Turns out, if you buy a Mercane WideWheel Pro, FFR will throw in a Horizon scooter in the deal, which is another great scooter worth $500. Make sure to check any of the links to FluidFreeRide in this article for this insanely cool promotion!

Canada, Mexico
In Canada and Mexico, FluidFreeRide is still the best (and probably only) place to get the Mercane Widewheel Pro from. FluidFreeRide may cover the duty taxes, but additional shipping costs and other taxes will be left to you ($80 – $300).

UK, EU, Australia, New Zealand, Worldwide
In the UK, Europe, Australia, and pretty much everywhere else, again your best option for getting the Mercane Widewheel Pro is the FluidFreeRide store. As usual, FluidFreeRide will likely cover the duty costs, and you will be left with the additional shipping and taxes, which can range from $0 to $400, depending on where you are. If you’re in Sweden (or have the scooter shipped there), you will not pay any additional costs, as FFR have a warehouse in Sweden too.

Apollo Explore – best waterproof

I’m starting to like the Apollo brand more and more lately, as literally every single one of their models are on-point.

The Apollo Explore is a 1000-Watt electric scooter with a waterproof protection rating of IP54. While other 1000-Watt scooters have similar or the same IP standard, none of them come with the same build quality and additional features that further improve water resistance.

This scooter has very strong front and rear disc brakes, high-traction 10-inch pneumatic tires, and is prepared to tackle a lot of different terrains and environments. Simply put, it’s a tough, durable scooter.

Its performance is also very solid, a 31 mph / 50 kmh top speed and a range of 34 mi / 55 km is more than enough for pretty much any type of regular scooterist, and perfect for the commuter.

Where to buy the Apollo Explore from?

The only place you can buy an original Apollo scooter is from the official Apollo store.

Apollo Explore Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed50 km/h
Top speed31 mph
Range54.7 km
Range34 mi
Motorshub BLDC
Power1000 W real, 1400 W peak
Climb angle20 °
Battery946 Wh, 52 V
Battery typeDynavolt smart BMS
Charging time9 h
Weight23.6 kg
Weight52 lbs
Weight limit120 kg
Weight limit264 lbs
Tire size10 in
Tire typepneumatic
Foldable handlebarsyes
Build materialforged aluminium
Terrainsstreets, bike lanes, sidewalks, trails
Brakesfront and rear disc
Shock absorbersdual spring
ControlStandard Apollo
Cruise controlyes
Warranty24 months
Rider age18-60
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)117 cm * 19.5 cm * 43 cm
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)46 in * 7.7 in * 17 in

Uberscoot 1000W – best budget

side diagonal view of a green Uberscoot 1000W electric scooter with black details
UberScoot 1000W

I was hesitant whether to include the UberScoot 1000W on this list. Mostly because it is not entirely clear whether the 1000W label in its name describes its real or peak power.

Given its performance stats, it looks like that is its peak power levels. Its real power level would be somewhere closer to 500 Watts then.

However, given its low price of $479, it is still very performant. It is the cheapest scooter on this list.

Plus, it is a very popular option. Many scooter enthusiasts have made it their scooter of choice.

So if you are on a tighter budget, the UberScoot 1000W is still a great option.

Where to buy the Uberscoot 1000W from?

The best place to buy the Uberscoot 1000W from currently is Urbanscooters.

UberScoot 1000W Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed32 km/h
Top speed19.8 mph
Range16 km
Range9.9 mi
Motorschain drive
Power1000 W
Battery432 Wh, 36 V
Battery typeSLA
Charging time6 h
Weight30 kg
Weight66 lbs
Weight limit120 kg
Weight limit264 lbs
Tire size9 or 12 in
Tire typepneumatic
Foldable handlebarsno
Brakesfront + rear disc brakes
Shock absorberscam link front + dual shock rear
Rider age12+
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)125 cm * 25 cm * 110 cm
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)49.2 in * 9.8 in * 43.3 in

Inokim OX – best high-end

side view of the Inokim OX electric scooter with orange details leaning on its stand on white background
Inokim OX

The Inokim brand is one of the best ones out there, especially when it comes to premium, almost luxury models.

The Inokim OX is a costly scooter, priced at $1970. According to its users, it is worth every cent (or penny, as they say over there). The quality and attention to detail in its design are unmatched.

This is a true 1000 Watt scooter. The peak power of 1300 Watts provides it with a top speed of 28 mi / 45 kmh. It has an amazing range of no less than 62 mi / 100 km. That makes it the longest range scooters in the world.

If you need to travel great distances with your scooter, there is no better choice on this list than the Inokim OX.

Where to buy the Inokim OX from?

No matter where you are, the best place to get the Inokim OX from would be FluidFreeRide. They will have the lowest costs, both on the price and in shipping costs.

Inokim OX Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed45 kmh
Top speed28 mph
Range100 km
Range62 mi
Motorsdual BLDC
Power1000 W real, 1300 W peak
Climb angle15 °
Battery1187 Wh, 60 V
Charging time12.5 h
Ingress protection (IP)IPX4
Weight28 kg
Weight62 lbs
Weight limit120 kg
Weight limit265 lbs
Tire size10 in
Tire pressure43-50 psi
Build materialaluminum
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)122 cm * 59 cm * 54 cm
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)48 in * 23 in * 21 in
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)122 cm * 59 cm * 130 cm
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)48 in * 23 in * 51 in
Deck to handlebar height105 cm
Deck to handlebar height41 in
Adjustable handlebaryes

What to know before buying a 1000W electric scooter

There are a few things you may want to be aware of before buying this type of scooter.

How powerful is a 1000W motor?

A scooter with a motor of 1000 Watts will be able to develop top speeds of 25 mph / 40 kmh or more with ease.

The scooter will usually have a good range, but this will vary a lot.

Some 1000 W electric scooters have a range of 62 mi / 100 km on a single charge, and some have as little as 16. The average will be around 40-50, which is very solid.

A 1000 Watts scooter will be able to climb regular hills without issues.

Some models will struggle with some hills, but they will be in the minority. Expect climbing angles between 15 and 40 degrees. That makes them very good climbers.

How much do 1000W electric scooters cost?

The average price of a 1000W electric scooter is around $1420. The cheapest 1000W electric scooter costs only $478, but the most expensive one costs $2299, so there’s a huge variance in this power category.

How fast are 1000W electric scooters?

On average, 1000W electric scooters will have a top speed of around 32 mph / 52 kmh. Their speeds can go from 20 mph / 32 kmh, all the way up to 40 mph / 65 kmh. About half of the scooters in this category will be faster than 31 mph / 50 kmh.

Are 1000W electric scooters safe?

While 1000W scooters can go pretty fast, they are built to handle those speeds well. These scooters usually weigh around 66 lbs / 30 kg and will provide sufficient stability and safety when riding them. Still, it’s highly recommended you wear protective gear at all times and not riding too fast.

Who should get a 1000W electric scooter?

1000W scooters can make the perfect next-level scooters. While some models may be beginner-friendly, I believe there are better scooters for first-time owners. However, after you’ve been bored with the Xiaomis and the Ninebots, it may be the perfect time for you to consider this power category.

Thrill-seekers will also find some of these models very enjoyable. While there are faster scooters than these, some of the 1000W models provide very high top speeds of more than 37 mph / 60 kmh, which should be enough for exciting rides.

Finally, anyone looking for a more powerful, higher-quality scooter, can find great value in this category, without having to get a second mortgage to buy a scooter. You can get excellent performance, low defect rates, amazing speed, range, climb angles, and not pay more than $1500.

Who should not get a 1000W electric scooter?

The 1000W electric scooters are more powerful than what most people would need, and for most casual riders something like a 500W scooter would be a better choice.

Of course, for some people, even the 1000 Watt scooters will not be powerful enough, and they will likely want to check out some 2000W scooters.

However, if you only need a commuter scooter for getting to and from work, or you want to see if you’d like the scooter lifestyle, your better option may be more budget-friendly scooters, which is what I would recommend for beginners.

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