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These are the best cheap electric scooter deals for August 2020

Are you considering an e-scooter for around town use? Electric scooters have gone far beyond rudimentary children’s toys. E-scooters today play many roles, including touring, commuting, and as micromobility alternatives in cities and towns. We scoured major online retail merchants for electric scooter deals and found a wide range of cheap electric scooters for children, teens, and adults.

Today’s Best Cheap Electric Scooter Deals

  • Razor RX200 Electric Off-Road Scooter$239, was $290
  • Razor E200 Electric Scooter$212, was $240
  • Razor E300 Electric Scooter$249, was $270
  • Razor UB1 Electric Scooter$382, was $420
  • Razor EcoSmart Metro Electric Scooter$470
  • Razor EX-R Electric Scooter$585, was $600
  • Segway Ninebot ES2 Electric Kick Scooter$553, was $589

Razor UB1 Electric Scooter - Black

$382 $420
Expires soon
Built for riders 14 and older, the Razor UB1 electric scooter weighs just 24.9 pounds but has a load capacity of 220 pounds. Maximum speed 13.7 mph with up to 40 minutes of continuous riding.

Segway Ninebot ES2 Electric Kick Scooter

$470 $589
Expires soon
Segways's Ninebot ES2 electric scooter for adults has a range of 15 miles per charge and a 15 mph top speed (but not both, faster speed drain battery power quicker). Max load is 220 pounds.

Razor E300 Electric Scooter

$249 $270
Expires soon
Designed for teens and adults, the Razor E300 carries up to 220 pounds at up to 15 mph for up to 10 miles. The E300 is a rugged, non-folding scooter with an all-steel frame. It weight 42 pounds.

Hover-1 Alpha Electric Kick Scooter

$375 $400
Expires soon
Hover-1 Alpha adult commuter scooter weighs 36 pounds and has a folding handle. The Alpha speeds up to 17.4 mph with a maximum range up to 12 miles, and a 264 pound load capacity.

Razor RX200 Electric Off-Road Scooter

$239 $290
Expires soon
The Razor RX200 off-road electric scooter has off-road tires, a disc brake, and high-torque gearing. For riders up to 154 pounds.

Razor Power A2 Electric Scooter

$180 $200
Expires soon
The Razor Power A2 electric scooter is suitable for riders 8 and up who weigh up to 143 pounds. Aluminum folding handle and deck with 14.24-pound weight. Speeds to 10 mph for up to 40 minutes.

Swagtron - Metro Foldable Electric Scooter

$110 $130
Expires soon
Load rated to 135 pounds, the Swagtron Metro foldable electric scooter is suitable for kids 7 and up. Top speed 7.5 mph and a maximum 8 mile range. Aluminum alloy frame aids portability and storage.

Razor E Prime III Electric Scooter

$392 $400
Expires soon
Built for city travel and commuting, the Razor E Prime III electric scooter has a 15 mile range and top speed of 19 mph. Features a folding frame, 24.2-pound weight, and a security lock point.

Razor - EX-R Electric Scooter - Gray/Black

$550 $600
Expires soon
The Razor E-XR electric scooter is an adult-sized mobility alternative with a 220-pound load capacity. Speeds up to 17 mph and a 16-mph maximum range. Steel frame with a 26.2-inch by 8-inch deck.

Razor E100 Electric Scooter

$155 $160
Expires soon
The Razor E100 is for kids 8 years and older. Dual lead-acid rechargeable batteries power the E100 up to 10 mph for a maximum 40 minutes of continuous use. Load capacity up to 120 pounds.

Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter

$120 $140
Expires soon
The Razor Power Core E90 is a kids scooter with a load capacity up to 120 pounds. Top speed is 10 mph and the battery runs up to 80 minutes of continuous use. Age 8 and above.

Razor E200 Electric Scooter - White

$212 $240
Expires soon
The Razor E200 has a full-sized deck for riders ages 13 and up. Maximum speed 12 mph, up to 40 minutes continuous use. All-steel frame with pneumatic tires for softer ride. Load capacity = 154 pounds.

How To Choose An Electric Scooter

Whether you’re shopping for your first e-scooter or an upgraded model, the best electric scooter deals you can find may not be the right match for your needs. Here are the major factors to consider during your search for a cheap electric scooter.

  • Best Use: The first consideration with e-scooters is who will use it, and for what primary purpose. A low-powered electric scooter with tiny wheels won’t cut it for urban commuting. If you intend to ride a scooter on the beach, but the ads only show it on smooth pavement, look again.
  • Range: Electric scooter range per battery charge depends on several factors, but battery size and type make the biggest difference. Manufacturers measure the maximum range rating with the scooter traveling at a slow to moderate speed. Most electric scooters are good for 12 to 18 miles per charge.
  • Speed: While you can find — and pay a lot for — electric scooters that can go 40 mph or higher, most e-scooters marketed for children have a top speed of 8 to 10 mph. Adult scooters typically top out at 15 to 18 mph.
  • Smart Capabilities: Smart features on scooters often include speed and remaining battery life or traveling range. Some scooters use Bluetooth or GPS paired with smartphone apps for navigation, location, and security features.
  • Security: Because even the largest electric scooters weigh less than 100 pounds, and most are much lighter, a security hook or bracket to use with a chain or lock can be helpful. Even so, thieves seek electric scooters, so it’s better never to leave them unattended.
  • Lighting: Even if you never ride a scooter at night, front and rear lights and brake lights help others see you.
  • Brakes: Lighter scooters with low top speeds don’t need amazing brakes, but more expensive models have mechanical or hydraulic disc brakes front and rear. Many scooters also have a manual brake activated by stepping on the rear fender while you ride.
  • Suspension: Electric scooters usually don’t have suspensions, per see, but tires often help soften the ride, especially air-filled tires.
  • Charge Time: Battery life for electric scooters is usually measured in range in miles or continuous minutes of use. Less costly e-scooters usually run for 30 to 40 continuous minutes, but medium-cost models will mention the range, typically 12 to 18 miles. Lead-acid batteries used in kids scooters typically take 12 to 24 hours to charge, while lithium-ion batteries usually fully recharge in 4 to 6 hours.
  • Portability: If you’re just bopping around the neighborhood, portability may not matter, but if you’re using an electric scooter for commuting, it helps if it folds so you can carry it with you to your office or apartment. Weight matters, however. Carrying a 40-pound plus e-scooter up a flight of stairs gets old quickly, so look for commuter models that weigh less than 40 pounds.
  • Rider Capacity: All electric scooters have a load capacity. Scooters intended for use by children usually carry up to 120 pounds, and most adult e-scooters have at least a 220-pound capacity. A few models can carry more than 220 pounds. Load capacity includes the rider, clothing, and anything the rider carries so that a 30-pound backpack could be a problem. Overloaded e-scooters will suffer in range, top speed, stopping ability, and, in some cases, even structural support.

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