Buyer’s Guide

Buying an electric scooter can be tricky, especially for beginners.

There are many things you should be aware of:

  • brands
  • manufacturers
  • prices
  • features
  • performances
  • reviews
  • comparisons
  • use cases

The list is huge, and it can get confusing real fast.

We’re here to help. Take a look at the posts from the Buying Guide, and you will have a better idea of how to decide and buy the scooter that’s just right for you.

Electric bike vs electric scooter [advantages of each + when does each make more sense]

electric scooter vs electric bike

As with any debate on modern pieces of technology, the electric bike vs electric scooter one is a heated one. Context and personal needs always come first, but the electric scooter is better than the electric bike for many scenarios. Electric scooter vs electric bike The electric scooter is more versatile and more efficient than …

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The best electric scooter brands and manufacturers in 2021

logos for the best electric scooter brands

Being familiar with the electric scooter brands and manufacturers is a great shortcut to being confident you are making a smart choice when buying a scooter. Brand Type Headquarters Established Electric scooters Focus Xiaomi electric scooters manufacturer Beijing, China 2010 Xiaomi M365, Xiaomi M365 Pro popular, commuter Segway Ninebot manufacturer Beijing, China; Bedford, New Hampshire, …

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Best electric scooters for climbing hills [best models + what you need to know before buying]

sign with a hill angle

We will go over the best electric scooters for climbing hills now, review their climbing angles and capabilities, and see what makes them great climbers. Best electric scooters for climbing hills Electric scooter Climb angle Confirmed? Price Note Dualtron X2 35° (likely more) yes $5999 Best climbing scooter Apollo Pro 40° yes $1799 – $3299 …

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Are electric scooters worth it? [research + how soon it pays itself off + how much you save]

people riding electric scooters

If you don’t own an electric scooter yet, you may be wondering if buying one is worth it. Everyone seems to ride them, but are they cost-effective, good value for money, and how soon do they pay themselves off? Are electric scooters worth it? Electric scooters are a very cost-efficient way of traveling. Savings on …

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Best long range electric scooters (over 60 mi / 100 km models for every budget and scenario)

side view of the Dualtron X

For many people (myself included), the range of the electric scooter is its most important feature. If you’re frequently relying on your scooter for long commutes or other lengthy trips, you are going to want a scooter with the longest range possible. Electric scooters have come a long way since their early days, when they …

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Waterproof Electric Scooters [Only One Scooter Comes Close]

person under red waterproof umbrella protected from rain

There are no truly waterproof electric scooters. Like any electronic device, they will always have some vulnerability to water damage. However, there are many scooters that are still very water-resistant, and some of them can typically handle riding through some rain or snow quite well. When it comes to electric scooters and water, there are …

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