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Electric scooters: Shop our picks for commuting and trips around town – USA TODAY

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With gas prices volatile and sunnier summer weather on the horizon, you may be thinking of alternative ways to get around, reducing your carbon footprint while saving money. Riding an electric scooter is a fast, fun and yes, gas-free way to make quick trips around town or even off-road.
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There are scooter options for all tastes. You can choose from different motors, wheel sizes, technology options, range, speed and more. If you get lucky, you may find a few sales on the best scooters out there, including Amazon’s most recent Segway sale.
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The Ninebot MAX is one of the best electric scooters that we’ve recommend. This scooter comes with a 350-watt motor that supports speeds up to 18.6 miles per hour and travels up to 40 miles on a full charge. The standout features include Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control and three different rides modes, according to our tester and is recommended for ages 14 and up.
Shop the Segway Ninebot MAX Electric Kick Scooter at Amazon for $879
An entry-level electric scooter at an affordable price point, this scooter will get you from point A to point B without a hitch. The 100-watt, single-speed motor delivers speeds of up to 10 miles per hour and the two 12V (total of 24V) batteries give you up to 40 minutes of usage. Made with an all-steel frame, this scooter is durable and offers a solid ride, and is recommended for ages 8 and up.
Shop the Razor E100 Electric Scooter at Amazon for $148
One step above the Razor E100, the RX200 is the newer, off-road version of the classic E200 version. Built to withstand trails, this scooter travels up to 12 miles per hour with off-road tires, a new gear ratio and disc brakes. Similar to the E100, it has two 12V (total of 24V) batteries for a ride of up to 40 minutes, and is recommended for ages 13 and up.
Shop the Razor RX200 Electric Scooter at Amazon for $318
Yet another tier up, the E300 is also affordably priced without skimping on the essential features. Like other Razor electric scooters in the line, it has two 12V batteries which allows up to 40 minutes of use at speeds up to 15 miles per hour. The super-quiet motor and the 10-inch pneumatic tires make for a comfortable and smooth ride, and is recommended for ages 12 and up.
Shop the Razor E300 Electric Scooter at Amazon from $330
The Ninebot KickScooter F30 gets you speeds up to 15.5 miles per hour and a range of up to 18.6 miles—and the 10-inch tires give you a smooth and comfortable ride. (It’s rated to be able to tackle a 15% slope grade!) Recommended for ages 14 and up.
Shop the Segway Ninebot Kick Scooter F30 at Best Buy for $580
A high-performance electric scooter, the Gotrax G Max Ultra Commuting has a 350-watt motor that can give you speeds of up to 20 miles per hour, and can go up to 45 miles on a single charge. On this model, you’re paying for the technology that is packed in, including the ultra-long distance LG battery, electrical anti-lock brake and disk brake, LED headlights and a Smart LED display—and even more so, a one-touch folding frame. 
Shop the Gotrax G Max Ultra Commuting Electric Scooter at Amazon for $800 with on-page coupon
The Yadea KS5 Pro electric scooter packs in a ton of features at the $800 pricepoint. This moderately priced electric scooter travels up to 37 miles and at speeds up to 22 miles per hour. You can assemble this scooter within minutes and ride it after an 8-hour charge time. This model is recommended for ages 16 and up.
Shop the Yadea Electric Kick Scooter KS5 Pro at Amazon for $800
The Gotrax Apex is a solid electric scooter at a lower price point. Traveling up to 15 miles with speeds up to 15.5 miles per hour, this no-fuss scooter will get you around town with ease. The one- touch folding construction and durability make it an affordable commuter scooter option.
Shop the Gotrax Apex Community Electric Scooter at Kohl’s for $380
The Model One E500 delivers up to 15.5 miles on a single charge at speeds up to 19 miles per hour. The best part of this scooter is that it is very lightweight—at only 26.5 pounds, it can accommodate users up to 275 pounds, and is recommended for riders ages 14 and up.
Shop the Unagi The Model One E500 at Best Buy for $990
If you’re looking for a moderate-range scooter without the high price, the Hiboy S2 Pro is for you. This electric scooter travels up to 25 miles at speeds up to 19 miles per hour. Made of an aluminum frame, the scooter is solid and durable. If you are a night rider, the 3 Brilliant Lights System will make night riding easier and safer.
Shop Hiboy S2 Pro Electric Scooter at Amazon for $552
If you’ve got stuff to get around, the Razor EcoSmart Metro is what you’re looking for. The soft padded seat and large, 60-inch tires add comfort, and it has a cargo carrier to hold your groceries, books, bags and more. Traveling up to 12 miles with speeds up 18 miles per hour, this scooter will make the transition from driving a car to an electric scooter much easier.
Shop the Razor EcoSmart Metro Electric Scooter at Amazon for $700
If you want the Ferrari of electric scooters, look no further than the MiniMotors USA Dualtron Victor. This top-level electric scooter has everything you want including a 4,000-watt max dual BLDC motors, front and rear zoom hydraulic disc brakes with ABS standard and aviation grade aluminum alloy frame and handle. On top of that, it can travel up to 62 miles at speeds up to 45 miles per hour.
Shop the MiniMotors USA Dualtron Victor Electric Scooter at MiniMotorsUSA.com for $2,700
If you want a high-performance, foldable scooter at a moderate price point, the L5+ might be exactly what you’re looking for. With a range up to 28 miles on a single charge and speeds up to 20 miles per hour, this scooter was made for bumpier and rougher conditions and accommodates heavier riders, up to 280 pounds.
Shop the EcoReco L5+ Foldable Electric Scooter at EcoRecoScooter.com for $849
At under $500, the Levy electric scooter is a top daily commuter scooter for the price. Made for shorter distance travel, it has a range of 10 miles with speeds up to 18 miles per hour. The light weight (it’s 27 pounds) make it easy for you to carry, too.
Shop the Levy Electric Scooter at Shop.LevyElectric.com for $499
Don’t miss out on the Apollo Ghost, which, like its name, moves swiftly. With a dual motor, it travels up to 39 miles and at speeds up to 35 miles per hour. Most importantly, the scooter comes with a 24 month wear and tear policy—amazing!
Shop the Apollo Ghost Electric Scooter at ApolloScooters.co from $1,500
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