Electric scooters are nowadays becoming the choice mode of transport for short-distance commuting for many people across the world. In Australia, this appliance is popular and fun to use as it gives the commuter greater latitude to travel faster as compared to walking; and at the same time enjoy the breezes and sceneries. Not only are electric scooters inexpensive to acquire and maintain, but they are also environmentally friendly as they emit and leave no carbon footprints, as is the case of vehicles and motorcycles which use gas or diesel.
It is for these reasons that these rechargeable and easy-to-use mini-motorcycles are practically taking the world by storm. With that notion in mind, it is important to note that electric scooters come in different varieties each with its positive aspects as well as shortcomings. So when you go out to acquire one, it is always practical to look for the model that will suit you. With the available top-notch electric scooters in Australia, which are the most ideal brands to acquire in 2021?
- Ninebot Segway Air T15 is touted to be convenient.
This greatly compact electronic is said to be not only convenient but also reliable, energy-efficient, and light enough. Its folding capability is also impressive. This makes it one of the handiest electric scooters for adults. It also oozes elegance due to its classy design. With a top speed of 20km/h to 25km/h, a good battery, and a range of roughly 12km, it is good for short to medium commuting, especially for students.
- Kaaba Wolf Warrior 11Plus encompasses power and ruggedness.
This is a heavy-duty electric scooter that is ideal for all terrains including off-road, specifically with the power offered by its dual-engine motor and 11-inch wheels. It is often considered the SUV of electronic scooters achieving top speeds of up to 80km/h and a range of between 96km and 150km per single charge. The rider also has the option to turn on battery power-saving mode by shifting to the eco-single motor mode of the electronic scooter when need be.
- Dualtron Thunder offers more than just speed but also power and stability
With a top speed of up to 88km/h, this electric scooter practically has the speed of a car. And combined with that performance; this easily foldable electric scooter has a range of 120km on one charge, with the battery coming with a cooler in case it overheats due to its insane work rate. With its impressive suspension and sturdy wheels, the Dualtron Thunder is similarly an off-road electric scooter capable of cruising across Australia’s often rugged terrains.
- Xiaomi Mi Pr0-2 electric scooter is lightweight but still robust
For a relatively inexpensive electric scooter, the Xiaomi Mi Pr0-2 offers great sturdiness plus it is lightweight and easily foldable, therefore easy to maneuver when riding it or carrying around when not in use. The electronic scooter has pneumatic tires that are skid resistant as well as dual front and rear disc brakes. It has a range of 45km and a maximum speed of 25km/h. This electric scooter weighs only 14.2 kg but is capable of carrying a maximum load of 100kg. It also has mobile app integration and Bluetooth connection capability for support purposes.
- Earth X Pro offers great durability
Weighing only 12kg, the Mearth X Pro electric scooter is portable yet strong enough to carry a rider weighing up to 120kg. This rugged-looking scooter is narrow and hence streamlined offering a maximum speed of 25km/h and a maximum range of 45km. It has an LCD panel displaying important information such as speed and battery levels in the course of the trip, as well as safety lights on its front and rear.
When looking for the ideal electric scooter to buy, several factors to be considered come into mind. Local laws and regulations governing your region are an important factor to consider as these tend to vary from territory to territory. Other factors that are important for consideration include the weight of the scooter because light ones are more easily navigable and easier to carry when you’re not using them, how foldable the electronic scooter is for ease of storage, its range, and also size. More so considering the battery life of the scooter or whether the battery is expandable, its sturdiness, price as well as speed.