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Using an Electric Scooter [2023]

Using an Electric Scooter [2023]

How Far Can I Go On An Electric Scooter?

The range will depend on the specific scooter but the average commuter scooter has a range of around 30-40KM while a sports scooter is upwards of 70KM plus.

Are Electric Scooters Any Good?

Yes, electric scooters can be quite good and offer a range of benefits depending on your needs and circumstances. Here are some advantages of electric scooters:

  1. Environmental Friendliness: Electric scooters produce zero emissions and contribute to reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions when compared to traditional gasoline-powered vehicles.

  2. Cost-Effective: Electric scooters are generally more cost-effective to operate than cars or even traditional scooters/mopeds since they require less maintenance and have lower fueling costs.

  3. Convenience: Electric scooters are compact and easy to maneuver in urban environments. They can help you avoid traffic congestion and find parking more easily.

  4. Affordability: Compared to some other forms of personal electric transportation, such as electric bikes or cars, electric scooters tend to be more affordable upfront.

  5. Health Benefits: While not as physically demanding as traditional scooters or bicycles, using an electric scooter still requires some physical effort for balance and control, providing light exercise.

  6. Last-Mile Connectivity: Electric scooters can serve as a great last-mile solution, helping commuters get from public transportation stops to their final destinations more efficiently.

  7. Reduced Noise Pollution: Electric scooters are quieter than traditional gas-powered scooters or motorcycles, which can help reduce noise pollution in urban areas.

What Is The Fastest Electric Scooter?

The fastest electric scooter on the New Zealand market is the InMotion RS with a max speed of 110KM/H.

How Fast Can An Electric Scooter Go?

For commuter scooters you are looking at a modest speed range of around 30-45KM/H depending on the model. Middle range scooters will acheive 40-60KM/H while spore scooters can acheive 80 KM plus.

How Long Does A Battery Last On An Electric Scooter?

Depending on the brand you can expect anywhere between 3-5 years of life. We've seen scooters with over 10,000KM on the odometer that are still going on the original battery.

Where Can I Get An Electric Scooter?

Electric Scooter Shop is the home to all major brand such as VSETT, Hero, InMotion and Kaabo. With six years in the e-scooter market our experinced team can help you find the perfect electric scooter. 

How Do I Buy an Electric Scooter?

Great question. We always recommend seeking expert advise from a retailer who specialises in Electric Scooters such as the Electric Scooter Shop, particualy for a first timer user. There's soo many great options to choose from. To help narrow it down, theres a few questions you will be asked such as, how far do you need to go? what do you want to use it for?


Can I take Electric Scooters On Public Transport?

The short answer is yes. Both Ferrys and Trains have dedicated spaces for bikes/e-scooters. Buses for the most part will allow electric scooters but the odd driver may turn it down. Modern busses feature larger luggage/storage bays up the front so you're more likely to be allowed on.


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