E-scooters are becoming increasingly popular as a greener and more convenient option to travel, albeit limited to use on private land due to current e-scooter laws in the UK. Quiet, quick and environmentally friendly, these modes of personal transport are known for being portable and accessible. However, the amount of choice on the market can be overwhelming. So, The E-Scooter Co. has tried and tested the best and most affordable e-scooters on the market to be able to bring you our favourite picks.
If you’re wondering which is the best adult electric scooter, or which model is the most reliable or longest-lasting, the good news is we’ve tried out electric scooters in every price bracket to bring you the best of the bunch. Here are our top 10.
1. Kaabo Wolf King GT Pro
Maximum Speed: 62 mph (100 km/h)
Maximum Range: 111 miles (180 km)
Scooter Weight: 52 kg
The Kaabo Wolf King GT Pro is the King for a reason and Kaabo scooters are top of their game. Two whopping 2000W motors mean this scooter can handle steep inclines, and an IPX5 waterproof grading makes it resistant to sprays and splashes in challenging weather conditions.
A sophisticated and personalisable TFT large screen display allows alteration of driving modes, motor power, torque adjustments and temperature monitoring. For those looking for speed combined with durability and customisation, this e-scooter is ideal. Plus - the Kaabo Wolf King GT Pro comes in gold and black off-road and road options to appeal to any rider.
2. Kaabo Wolf King
Maximum Speed: 60 mph (100 km/h)
Maximum Range: 90 miles (150 km)
Scooter Weight: 48 kg
Another King amongst scooters is the Kaabo Wolf King. A massive 72v 28AH battery offers an outstanding range of 90 miles (150 km) on a single charge for those unplanned adventures.
A smooth ride is guaranteed with this e-scooter with 11” tubeless tyres, front and rear suspension and no stem wobble. And for all its power, the Kaabo Wolf King doesn’t compromise on safety features. Front and rear hydraulic brakes with an anti-lock braking system mean greater control, and rear lights and headlights provide exceptional illumination on the road.
3. Dualtron Storm
Maximum Speed: 62 mph (100 km/h)
Maximum Range: 68-80 miles (110-130 km)
Scooter Weight: 46 kg
Industry leading speed, state-of-the-art suspension and braking technology are just a few accolades for the Dualtron Storm - one of the best e-scooters out there. For a smooth ride, this e-scooter comes with adjustable suspension cartridges that can be made softer or harder depending on preference. With 45 adjustments to choose from, you’re bound to be comfortable wherever you’re going with this reliable electric scooter.
4. Bravo Electric Hop
Maximum Speed: 15.5 mph (25 km/h)
Maximum Range: 9.3-15.5 miles (15-25 km)
Scooter Weight: 14.5 kg
The Bravo Electric Hop is a brand new, low-cost model that features some of the top specifications in the e-scooter market - all for a reasonable price. Its 8.5 inch vacuum tyres provide excellent shock and heat resistance with cushioning capabilities to bring you a comfortable and smooth ride.
A built in LED display screen helps you navigate the functionalities of your electric scooter and a maximum weight of 100 kg makes the Hop stand-out for heavier riders with its solid frame. With an IP45 waterproof grading, meaning it can resist light water spray from any direction, this scooter protects itself from the elements – which helps it to be one of the most long-lasting electric scooters out there.
5. Kaabo Mantis 10 Pro
Maximum Speed: 40 mph (65 km/h)
Maximum Range: 55 miles (110-130 km)
Scooter Weight: 30 kg
Although it is little, it is fierce. The Kaabo Mantis Pro 10 packs a punch in a compact size and is renowned as one of the most powerful e-scooters available. This e-scooter offers stability, packing hydraulic brakes and 10” tyres to boot, so you won’t be wobbling around as you ride.
Available in black, red, blue or black and silver, there’s something for everyone, and its small size makes it effortless to fold away. A perfect portable e-scooter option, it is also waterproof - meaning you can ride this beauty without worrying too much about weather conditions.
Maximum Speed: 18.6 mph (30 km/h)
Maximum Range: 24.9 miles (40 km)
Scooter Weight: 11.9 kg
For those on more of a budget but who don’t want to compromise on quality- check out the E-TWOW GT SE. Convenient and compact, this e-scooter packs a 700W motor and a 48V battery for speed and power, with a rear drum brake for added manoeuvrability. Weighing just under 12 kg, this e-scooter is incredibly lightweight - making it easy to carry with solid tyres preventing punctures when you’re on the move. On top of this, this e-scooter has a Bluetooth connection for your smartphone via the E-Twow Connect app to enhance your riding experience.
7. Dualtron Ultra II
Maximum Speed: 60 mph (96.6 km/h)
Maximum Range: 74.6-87 miles (120- 140 km)
Scooter Weight: 40 kg
For travelling long ranges at speed, the Dualtron Ultra II has it all. New for 2021, this e-scooter is the updated Dualtron Ultra. A more powerful battery (72v 35ah) and adjusted controllers allow better heat management and provide more torque at high speeds.
The highly impressive Ultra II is an off-road e-scooter capable of handling all terrains, with added LED features for safety. In addition, if you buy the Dualtron Ultra II from The E-scooter Co., we’ll throw in a free Kali Zoka helmet and a free fast charger!
8. Kaabo Wolf Warrior 10 X Pro
Maximum Speed: 43.5 mph (70 km/h)
Maximum Range: 62.1 miles (100 km)
Scooter Weight: 34 kg
No terrain is too much for this Kaabo electric scooter and it comes in lighter than its predecessor, the Wolf Warrior. A newer and more compact design, this model has the Minimotors controller adding more customisation options (like a colour customisable LED Pedal lamp) and 28AH Samsung battery power. Cruising on 1100W motors, 10 x 3” hybrid tyres and full hydraulic brakes, the Wolf Warrior 10 X Pro ticks all the boxes for style and durability.
9. Kaabo Mantis 10 Lite
Maximum Speed: 30 mph (48.3 km/h)
Maximum Range: 30 miles (48.3 km)
Scooter Weight: 24 kg
The Kaabo Mantis 10 Lite is one of the most popular electric scooters in the UK and it is easy to see why. It’s lightweight at 22.2 kg, affordable and a very comfortable ride thanks to its suspension. It’s all about an easy ride with this one. Front and rear disc brakes and cruise control allow you to master your e-scooter quickly and indicator lights ensure that others are aware of which direction you are travelling in. Pick from black, red, blue, black and silver and gold and express your own personal style. Also featuring LED lightning strips and front and rear lighting, this e-scooter combines high visibility with a nifty maximum speed of 30 mph.
10. Xiaomi Mi Essential
Price: £399.00 £266.99
Maximum Speed: 12.4 mph (20 km/h)
Maximum Range: 12.4 miles (20 km)
Scooter Weight: 12 kg
The Xiaomi Mi Essential electric scooter lives up to its name. It is essential - for multiple reasons. Its incredibly lightweight 12 kg frame is made from hard-wearing aircraft-grade aluminium, that can be folded away in just three seconds. Ideal for private land users who can easily carry and store this 49 cm (folded) e-scooter on the move, the Xiaomi Mi Essential takes up less space than many alternatives on the market.
Portability isn’t the only trick up its sleeve however. Bluetooth connectivity to the Mi Home app for iOS and Android means you can check up on battery life and riding stats effortlessly. With a long-lasting battery and fast charging times, the Mi is also one of the most affordable electric scooters on the market.
Finding the best electric scooter for you
The best electric scooter for you will depend on a range of factors, but whether you’re looking for something low-cost or are aiming to splash out on something top-of-the-range, there’s a reliable and powerful e-scooter model out there with your name on it. If you haven’t found the best scooter for you in this list, why not check out our full electric scooter range?