Electric scooter weight [how much electric scooters weigh + lightest and heaviest scooters]

Electric scooter weight is one of its most important properties. It has a big impact on how user-friendly and portable the scooter is, but also how much energy it expends to cover distances, how stable and robust it is, etc.

This article will be an in-depth case-study into electric scooter weight. It will answer many weight-related questions, most importantly how much do electric scooters weigh.

As we will see in the research below, there is a huge number of electric scooters in almost every possible weight class. They range from a few kilograms to several dozen kilograms. There is literally a scooter for everyone.

Electric scooter weight

This is a list of every electric scooter model that has its weight specified by the manufacturer. As we can see, most brands publish this information publicly. We will start from the lightest scooters and move up to the heaviest ones.

Electric scooterWeight (lbs)Weight (kg)
SoFlow Air Carbon15.47
SoFlow Air Aluminum15.47
Swagtron Swagger Pro167.25
Joyor H116.27.35
Micro e Micro one16.57.5
Evo EvoLite Carbon16.57.5
EcoReco XS17.68
Swagtron Swagger17.68
Kugoo Kirin S2 Mini19.38.78
Voyager Ion19.89
Voyager Proton19.89
FLJ I1120.29.2
Tarsa T22210
Swagtron Cali Drift2210
Swagtron Swagger Pro 32210
Swagtron Swagger 32210
RND R12210
Swagtron Swagger 22210
Unagi Model One 250 W23.110.5
RND T124.211
UScooters Booster V24.211
UScooters Eco24.211
Kaabo Air24.211
UScooters Booster Plus S+24.211
Kugoo Kirin S224.211
Kugoo S1 Pro24.211
Kugoo S124.211
Inokim Mini 224.211
Ninebot ES 124.211
GoTrax G224.211
Macwheel MX224.211
E-TWOW S224.911.3
Imax Q325.311.5
UScooters Booster GT26.412
E-TWOW GT26.412
Joyor A126.412
GoTrax XR Ultra26.412
GoTrax XR26.412
Macwheel MX326.412
Unagi Model One 500 W26.412
GoTrax GXL Commuter26.412
RND M126.412
Kugoo Kirin S126.412
Levy26.412
Megawheels S526.412
Swagtron Swagger 526.412
Xiaomi M36526.412
Phaewo26.412
Swagtron Swagger 5 Elite26.412
Kugoo M2 Pro26.412
Superteff 27.512.5
Voltion SX228.412.9
Glion Dolly28.613
Joyor F328.613
EcoReco S528.613
Joyor X128.613
Inokim Light28.613
Voyager Rover28.613
Ninebot ES 228.613
Turboant X728.613
Swagtron Swagger 728.613
Macwheel MX128.613
RND F1628.613
Hiboy S228.613
FFR City Rider28.613
Jetson Quest28.613
QiCycle Euni2913.2
Imax T329.713.5
Techlife X229.713.5
Inokim Light 230.814
Inokim Light 2 Limited30.814
Ninebot ES 430.814
Ninebot ES 330.814
Kugoo G-Booster 20Ah30.814
Levy Plus30.814
Xiaomi M365 Pro30.814
NanRobot X63315
NanRobot X43315
Joyor F5S+3315
Joyor F5+3315
Kaabo Skywalker 8H 13 Ah3315
Joyor X5S3315
Inokim Quick 3 Hero3315
Hiboy Max3315
Speedway Mini 4 Pro35.216
EcoReco M535.216
Kugoo ES235.216
NanRobot X837.417
Swagtron EB537.417
UberScoot 800W37.417
EcoReco L537.417
Kaabo Skywalker 8H 10 Ah37.417
Inokim Quick 3 Super +37.417
Rion2 RE6039.618
Techlife X539.618
Techlife X639.618
Lehe K139.618
Emove Touring39.618
Turbowheel Swift39.618
FFR Horizon 39.618
Zero 839.618
EVOLV City39.618
EVOLV Tour39.618
Zero 939.618
Turbowheel Dart39.618
Mercane Widewheel Single39.618
Imax S139.618
Joyor LR841.819
Speedway Leger41.819
Ninebot Max41.819
Razor e3004420
Mercane Widewheel Dual4420
Dualtron Spider4420
InMotion Lively4420
Evo 300 SX46.221
Kaabo Skywalker 10H46.221
Joyor Y5S46.221
Boosted Rev (retired)46.421.1
Tarsa T948.422
Kaabo Skywalker 8S48.422
NanRobot D350.623
Kugoo Kirin M450.623
Qiewa Qmini50.623
Joyor Y1050.623
Kugoo M4 Pro50.623
Skrt52.824
Mercane Widewheel Pro52.824
Turbowheel Pacer52.824
Zero 1052.824
Speedway 452.824
Dualtron Raptor54.124.6
Rion2 RE805525
Qiewa Q1 Hummer5525
Dualped Cruiser5525
Kaabo Skywalker 10S5525
Emove Cruiser5525
Turbowheel Hornet57.226
Inokim OX 13Ah57.226
Rion2 RE9059.427
Techlife L559.427
UberScoot 500W61.628
Dualtron 261.628
Kaabo Mantis61.628
Inokim OX 21Ah61.628
FFR Mantis63.829
Kaabo Skywalker 10S+63.829
NanRobot D4+6630
Techlife L5T6630
Ford Ojo (discontinued)6630
UberScoot 1000W6630
Razor EcoSmart6630
NanRobot D5+6630
Speedway 570.432
Dualtron Compact70.432
X-Treme City Rider72.633
Zero 8X72.633
FLJ T11374.834
Inokim OXO74.834
Techlife X77735
Techlife X7S7735
WePed GT7735
EVOLV Pro7735
Turbowheel Lightning7735
Zero 10X7735
Dualtron 379.236
Qiewa Q Power81.437
Dualtron Ultra81.437
Currus NF81.437
NanRobot V883.638
NanRobot RS78840
NanRobot RS68840
NanRobot RS48840
NanRobot LS78840
Stator90.241
Dualtron Thunder94.643
Dualped Scorpion9945
Dualped Speed Demon101.246
Outstorm Maxx101.246
Emobo Duotork101.246
Kaabo Wolf Warrior101.246
Dualped Scorpion+103.447
NanRobot RS1111050
Zero 11X114.452
Techlife X9114.452
UberScoot 1600W116.653
SEEV-80012155
Scrooser123.256
Dualtron X15470
Average46.8 lbs21.3 kg

As we can see, the vast majority of electric scooters today weigh less than 44 lbs / 20 kg. Most models are found somewhere between 22 and 42 lbs / 10 and 19 kg.

pie chart representation of the electric scooter weight categories and the number of scooters in each
Electric scooter weight categories and the number of scooters in each

We can now confidently answer the most important questions about electric scooter weight.

How much do electric scooters weigh?

Electric scooter weight ranges from 15 lbs / 7 kg to 155 lbs / 70 kg. The average weight across every electric scooter model is 46.8 lbs / 21.3 kg. This number is the average from all the weights of electric scooter models that provide this data point.

However, this average is a little skewed, since it is obtained across all electric scooter models. Many of those models are rare, some are ridiculously expensive, and they are not likely to be owned by the average person.

A better question would be how much does the average electric scooter weigh, one that is most likely to be seen on the street.

How much does a typical electric scooter weigh?

The popular electric scooter for commuting will weigh around 28.3 lbs / 12.8 kg. Weights for popular models will usually range from 15 lbs / 7 kg to 44 lbs / 20 kg. Very few common scooters found in large numbers in the public will weigh more than 46 lbs / 21 kg.

This number is calculated by looking at the best-selling scooter models on big online retail stores like Amazon and AliExpress, but also popular budget models that are frequently found in online discussions.

These are the 20 most popular scooters and their weights:

If we calculate their average weight, we get an average of 28.3 lbs / 12.8 kg. That is a much better representation of the average electric scooter weight for the regular person.

What is the lightest electric scooter?

The lightest electric scooter for adults is the SoFlow Air Carbon. It weighs only 15 lbs / 7 kilograms.

top view of a folded SoFlow Air Carbon electric scooter
SoFlow Air Carbon

Its small weight is mostly because of the materials used for its production. As the name suggests, the frame of the scooter is made out of carbon fiber. That makes it very light but also very tough and durable as well.

The Swiss-made electric scooters come at a very reasonable price of $449. They will provide you with a top speed of 15.5 mph / 25 km/h, and a range of 13 mi / 21 km on a single charge.

If you are in the market for the lightest electric scooter for adults out there, you will want to look at the SoFlow Air Carbon.

Where to buy the SoFlow Air Carbon from?

US
The SoFlow Air Carbon is currently only available in the US, from the ElectricBoardingCo store. However, the scooter has been out of stock for quite a while now, so it seems right now there is no place where you can find it.

SoFlow Air Carbon Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed25 km/h
Top speed15.5 mph
Range21 km
Range13 mi
Motorssingle
Power300 W
Battery201 Wh, 25.2 V
Charging time3 h
Climb angle15°
Weight7 kg
Weight15 lbs
Weight limit100 kg
Weight limit220 lbs
Ingress protection (IP)IP44
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)94 cm * 14 cm * 20 cm
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)37 in * 5.5 in * 7.9 in
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)94 cm * 14 cm * 99 cm
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)37 in * 5.5 in * 39 in
Adjustable handlebarno
Tire typesolid
Seatno
Trunk or basketno
Build materialcarbon fiber
Foldableyes
Foldable handlebarsno
Terrainsurban
Brakesdual brakes
Shock absorbersno
Lightsfront + rear light
Warranty12 months

Besides the SoFlow Air Carbon, there are a lot of other very light electric scooters that deserve an honorable mention.

The Joyor H1, coming from one of the most underrated electric scooter brands, weighs only 350 grams more. That’s a total of 16.2 lbs / 7.35 kg.

There is a lot of other great scooters weighing 17 lbs / 8 kg, including:

  • Swagtron Swagger
  • Swagtron Swagger 8
  • EcoReco XS
  • Kugoo Kirin S2 Mini
  • Megawheels S1

What is the heaviest electric scooter?

The heaviest electric scooter built to date is the Dualtron X. It weighs an astonishing 155 lbs / 70 kilograms!

front diagonal view of a black Dualtron X electric scooter on a white background

That is exactly 10 times heavier than the lightest scooter.

However, there are a lot of very good reasons why the Dualtron X weighs as much as it does.

It is one of the fastest scooters today, able to reach speeds of more than 62 mph / 100 km/h!

At the same time, it is the electric scooter with the longest range in the world. It can go as much as 93 mi / 150 km on a single charge.

With stats like that, it is no wonder that it weighs as much as an entire person.

The Dualtron X may easily be one of the best scooters ever made. That’s why it is also one of the most expensive electric scooters ever, priced at $5999.

Where to buy the Dualtron X from?

Worldwide
The original manufacturer of this monster scooter is Minimotors USA, and it’s by far the best place to get the Dualtron X from. They ship worldwide, and they only charge a $20 flat shipping rate for pretty much everywhere in the world (which, given the size of the scooter, is nothing short of amazing). Shipping in the USA is free.

Dualtron X Specifications

Imperial Metric

Top speed100 kmh
Top speed62 mph
Range193 km
Range120 mi
Power6700 W
Climb angle35 °
Battery2940 Wh, 60 V
Charging time25 h
Ingress protection (IP)IP54
Weight70 kg
Weight154 lbs
Weight limit150 kg
Weight limit330 lbs
Tire size13 in
Tire typepneumatic
Tire pressure45-50 psi
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)131 cm * 35 cm * 78 cm
Folded dimensions (L * W * H)52 in * 14 in * 31 in
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)131 cm * 63 cm * 124 cm
Unfolded dimensions (L * W * H)52 in * 25 in * 49 in
Deck to handlebar height96 cm (est)
Deck to handlebar height38 in (est)
Adjustable handlebaryes

The second heaviest scooter, the Scrooser, weighs 123 lbs / 56 kg, which is an entire 31 lbs / 14 kg less! It is nowhere near the stats of the Dualtron X (although its primary concerns are not performance, but safety and comfort).

Frequently asked questions about electric scooter weight

Since weight is one of the defining characteristics of a scooter, a lot of questions will arise about it. These are the answers to the most important ones.

Since weight is one of the defining characteristics of a scooter, a lot of questions will arise about it. These are the answers to the most important ones.

Where does the weight of an electric scooter come from?

Interestingly enough, the materials used for the large majority of electric scooters are very similar.

While scooters can differ in design, they will all pretty much have a deck, a handlebar, wheels, etc. This means that the materials used will only be a secondary factor.

Most of the time, manufacturers use aviation-grade aluminum alloy. It offers a great balance between toughness and lightness.

Some electric scooters will be built from carbon fiber. They will tend to be both tougher and lighter than their aluminum counterparts. However, they will come at a higher price because of that.

The bulk of the mass will come from the battery of the scooter, but also the motor (or motors) will have a big impact, too. Despite all the advances in battery technology, batteries are still pretty heavy and don’t scale that well.

Typically, the more powerful a scooter is, the bigger a battery it will need. And the bigger the battery, the heavier the scooter.

What is the electric scooter weight important for?

The weight of the scooter is the result of a product or design decision. It is not a primary decision that the manufacturer makes upfront.

However, it is not without consequence. It affects several things about the scooter and what it will be like owning it.

The weight of the scooter is the primary factor behind its portability. Along with its volume when folded, they will determine how easy it is to carry the scooter around.

Since people will always want lighter scooters, there is a virtual arms race in trying to make scooters lighter. At the same time, that has to happen without sacrificing power.

Still, there are limits as to how light can a scooter get. Anyway, batteries are the one component that doesn’t get lighter, no matter how good the battery technology gets.

The scooter mass also impacts the energy efficiency of the scooter. Naturally, the lighter the scooter is, the less load its motor has to pull around. It is a simple law of physics – lighter scooters will need less energy to cover the same distance.

But bigger mass is not always bad.

Heavier scooters will always be more stable than lighter ones. Greater mass will make the scooter shake and vibrate less, especially on uneven roads and surfaces.

Increased stability will also make the scooter more durable. Additionally, the greater mass will increase its general toughness too.

Usually, lighter scooters will also have smaller wheels, which will result in less stable rides.

Also, while not directly correlated, there is a link between a scooter’s own weight, and the weight that the scooter is able to carry. This will not always be the case, but typically, heavier scooters will be able to carry heavier loads.

Finally, there will frequently be a link between the scooter’s weight and its maximum speed and range. The weight will come from the motors and batteries. In effect, heavier scooters will be faster, have bigger ranges, or both.

Taking all of this into account, it is evident that both heavy and light scooters have pros and cons.

Taking all of this into account, it is evident that both heavy and light scooters have pros and cons.

Can I change the weight of my electric scooter?

Generally, trying to make your scooter lighter is infeasible and ill-advised. Most of the weight comes from the battery and the motor, and tinkering with those critical components for the sake of making your scooter lighter usually does not make sense.

On the other hand, the mass of your scooter can easily be increased in several ways. People often add seats, accessories, and extra batteries to their scooters, which also result in greater weight.

How much does the Xiaomi M365 weigh?

The Xiaomi M365 weighs 26 lbs / 12 kg out of the box. With that weight, it is one of the lightest widespread electric scooters.

How much does the Xiaomi M365 Pro weigh?

The weight of the Xiaomi M365 Pro is 31 lbs / 14 kg, about 5 lbs / 2 kg more than its predecessor, the Xiaomi M365 standard model. That makes it an electric scooter with an average weight.

How much is the maximum load of electric scooters?

heavy duty weight measuring scale

As we mentioned before, there is some weak link between the scooter’s weight and the maximum weight it can pull.

On average, electric scooters will have a maximum weight limit of 263.7 lbs / 119.6 kg. Most scooters have 220-265 lbs 100-120 kilograms of load capacity.

There are only a handful of electric scooters for adults that can carry less than 220 lbs / 100 kg.

On the other hand, there are quite a lot of scooters made for heavier adults, that can routinely carry 330+ lbs / 150+ kg.

Should I get a light or a heavy scooter?

A good rule of thumb is, if this is your first scooter, go with a lighter model. Usually, lighter scooters will be cheaper and less powerful. Those are both good qualities for your first scooter. You will also enjoy being able to carry your scooter everywhere with ease.

Get a heavier scooter if you need better performance (speed, torque, climbing), more range, better stability, or if you know what you are doing. When you really need a powerful scooter, and weight is only secondary to you, consider a heavy model. If your primary concern is ride stability and safety, a heavier model is a good choice too.


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Matt standing next to his Xiaomi M365 Pro electric scooter and holding an electric scooter helmet
I love electric scooters, so I decided to make a blog about them. I like doing a lot of research on various models and brands, looking for great value and performance, both through data and experience.