Written by: Justine Liew
Electric scooters have gained popularity and become the new transportation source, especially among high-density urban areas. Electric scooters have grasped the attention for a quick and contact-free travelling experience because of their convenience, ease of use, and low maintenance, unlike cars. Not just that, it is cost-efficient, which contributes to your everyday savings, and it is also the most eco-friendly mode of transportation as it can reduce the world’s CO2 emissions.
How To Choose The Best Electric Scooter?
Considering the different benefits of owning an electric scooter, how can we decide which electric scooter is right?
Here are three simple questions to ask yourself before investing in an electric scooter:
Who is the rider?
Similar to bikes, the size and weight matter when choosing an electric scooter. This question will help decide the best scooter for optimum control and portability.
What is the distance to travel, and how is the pavement condition on the way to your destination? This can help you determine the speed and durability of the scooter you wish to purchase.
What is your top priority when travelling?
What’s your priority when travelling by electric scooter? Understanding your desires will help make better-informed decisions.
With so many options available in the market, we, too, would be confused about which ones are the best. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of Segway Ninebot’s current range of scooters to help alleviate that confusion.
To start, if you are someone who is looking to have fun on their scooters but would like to stay within a specific range, you can look at the following scooters.
|Size Unfold||102 x 43 x 113 cm||109 x 112 x 42 cm||116 x 42 x 117 cm||102 x 41.3 x 113 cm||93.5 x 29.6 x 101.5 cm|
|Size Folded||113 x 43 x 40 cm||113 x 15 x 36 cm||119 x 42 x 36 cm||113 x 41.3 x 32 cm||102.4 x 20.2 x 22.3 cm|
|Material||Aviation aluminium alloy||Aviation aluminium alloy||Aviation aluminium alloy||Aviation aluminium alloy||Aviation aluminium alloy|
|Weight||12.5 kg||13.2 kg||14.4 kg||11.3 kg||10.5 kg|
|Max Load||100 kg||100 kg||100 kg||100 kg||100 kg|
|Rec. Height||120 - 200 cm||120 - 200 cm||120 - 200 cm||120 - 200 cm||120 - 200 cm|
|Max Speed||25 km/h||20 km/h||25 km/h||20 km/h||20 km/h|
|Range||25 km (actual range varies)||22 km (actual range varies)||25 km (actual range varies)||20 km (actual range varies)||25 km (actual range varies)|
|No. of Batteries||1||1||1||1||1|
|Battery Capacity||187 Wh||187 Wh||214.5 Wh||184 Wh||144 Wh|
|Charging Time||3.5 Hours||3.5 Hours||4 Hours||6 Hours||4 Hours|
|Max Incline||10%||15 - 20%||15%||7 - 10%||15%|
|Type of Tyres||8" Large Solid Non-Pneumatic Tyres||9" Dual Density Solid (Non-Pneumatic)||9" Anti-Puncture Tyres||8" Solid Tyres||8" Solid Tyres|
If you’re someone who wants more power and range to travel to a suburban area to visit some close friends or just go for a short adventure, you can consider the following scooters.
|Size Unfold||102 x 43 x 113 cm||116 x 42 x 117 cm||116.7 x 42.3 x 120.3 cm||110.9 x 47.2 x 114.6 cm|
|Size Folded||113 x 43 x 40 cm||119 x 42 x 36 cm||116.7 x 42.3 x 53.4 cm||110.9 x 47.2 x 53.4 cm|
|Materials||Aviation aluminium alloy||Aviation aluminium alloy||Aviation aluminium alloy||Aviation aluminium alloy|
|Weight||14.0 kg||16.4 kg||18.7 kg||17.5 kg|
|Max Load||100 kg||100 kg||100 kg||100 kg|
|Rec. Height||120 - 200 cm||120 - 200 cm||120 - 200 cm||120 - 200 cm|
|Max Speed||25 km/h||25 - 30 km/h||25 km/h||25 km/h|
|45 km (actual range varies)||45 km (actual range varies)||65 km (actual range varies)||40 km (actual range varies)|
|No. of batteries||2||2||1||1|
|Battery Capacity||374 Wh||368 Wh||551 Wh||367 Wh|
|Charging Time||7.0 Hours||7.5 Hours||6.0 Hours||6.5 Hours|
|Type of Tyres||8" Large Solid Non-Pneumatic Tyres||9" Anti-Puncture Tyres||10" Pneumatic Tyres||10" Pneumatic Tubeless Tyres|
Last but not least, we saved the best range for the children! With these two side-by-side comparisons, parents will know which scooter suits their kids best so they can weave around the neighbourhood with their friends.
|Size Unfold||91.5 x 40 x 90 cm||83 x 33.5 x 85 cm|
|Size Folded||98 x 40 x 32 cm||87.5 x 33.5 x 32 cm|
|Materials||Aviation aluminum alloy||Aviation aluminum alloy|
|Weight||8.5 kg||8.0 kg|
|Max Load||20 - 60 kg||20 - 50 kg|
|Rec. Height||130 - 160 cm||114 - 145 cm|
|Max Speed||16 km/h||14 km/h|
|Range||10 km (actual range varies)||10 km (actual range varies)|
|No. of batteries||1||1|
|Battery Capacity||55.08 Wh||55.08 Wh|
|Charging Time||4 Hours||4 Hours|
|Type of Tyres||7"Front and 6" Rear Rubber Tyre||7"Front and 6" Rear Rubber Tyre|
Which Segway Ninebot Scooter Should I Get?
After looking at an overview of the Segway Ninebot Electric scooters, it now boils down to one question: Which scooter should I get? If you’re still unsure which model to take home, we have summarised each product for an easier reference below!
Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES2
The Kickscooter ES2 is best for users who seek a hassle-free electric scooter to travel around the neighbourhood. The scooter is light, smart, and easy to use. It is an accurate classic e-scooter model that can’t go wrong. There's even the option to add a battery pack if you wish for an upgrade, turning it into the ES4 to travel to other places.
Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES4
The Kickscooter ES4 is best for those who want to travel long distances but have the option to travel light. It's a favourite of travellers who frequent multiple places at a time and enjoys the flexibility of moving through other modes of transport. The scooter also comes with an attached battery pack that expands battery capacity to 374 Wh so users can go further and longer.
The Kickscooter E22 is best for traveling to nearby places within the 22 km range, such as your neighborhood grocery store, school, or offices just around the block. It is lightweight and has a smaller frame that doesn’t take up much space in your storage space. This model packs a punch in its way, with new dual-density tyres that add to a seamless maneuvering experience and also keeps you safe.
The Kickscooter Max G30 is best for individuals who love spontaneous adventures to the other side of town or nearby cities within the 65 km range. It is a flagship product designed to sustain through different terrains and weather conditions while keeping you safe.
Equipped with a 551 Wh battery and 10” tubeless pneumatic tires that are shock-resistant, you know you’re in for a smooth-sailing ride.
Segway Ninebot Kickscooter E25
The Kickscooter E25 is best for users who loved its predecessor - the Kickscooter ES2 but is raring to go for an upgrade. With similar specifications, you can travel around your neighboring area, be it for picking up groceries or just to grab a tub of ice cream to satisfy your cravings. The scooter is light, compact, and easy for everyday use!
Segway Ninebot Kickscooter E45
Segway Ninebot Kickscooter Air T15
With its unique, sleek, and futuristic appearance, the Air T15 truly is one scooter you definitely should consider!
Segway Ninebot Kickscooter Max G30L
The Kickscooter Max G30L is best for going the long distance with a sturdier and even more robust build. With its 7-inch comprehensive platform, it provides you extra comfort and stability when riding further distances.
Another distinct variance of the Max G30L comes in a new matte grey finish, different from the usual dark grey. With a 40 km range and anti-flat tires, it makes G30L one of the best in its category.
Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES1LD
The Kickscooter ES1LD is best for users who want a more vibrant and stylish scooter with a seamless design comparable to the rest of the ES series.
This scooter is probably one of the lightest among the others, but it still packs an extremely sturdy and compact built! Ride around town worry-free with its flat-free and high-elastic tyres for a smoother ride.
When you are a parent yourself, you definitely wouldn’t want your kids to miss out on the fun. Worry not, as Segway recently launched two new scooter range for children from age 6 to 14 years old!
Segway Ninebot eKickscooter E10
The eKickscooter E10 is best for older kids ages 8-14 years old who don’t want to miss out on the fun of watching their parents riding their scooters. This scooter has a slim, lightweight, inconspicuous yet dazzling color scheme.
Featuring a maximum speed of 16 km/h lets your children ride along with the neighborhood together with their friends safely and comfortably. But as the safety of your children comes first, be sure to always keep an eye on them!
Segway Ninebot eKickscooter E8
The eKickscooter E8 is best for kids from ages 6-12 years old that add impetus to your kids’ growth by the exciting functions of a kickscooter. Featuring a blue and pink edition of the scooter that lets your kids find their favorite color design.
Packed with a max range of 14 km/h and a max capacity of 10 km, your kids can enjoy a fun ride with their friends and neighbors. But always keep in mind that children always go all out, and you should monitor closely but not too closely.
So which of these electric scooters calls out to you the most? Choosing the right electric scooter can be quite challenging, but the result is worth the research. We hope this compilation of the current Segway Ninebot’s range of electric scooters equips you with all you need to know to make your first purchase.
If you need further clarification or information, do not hesitate to reach out to our friendly customer support team here.
Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES2
Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES4
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