Swagtron 8.5-Inch Cushioned Tires Silver Electric Scooter

Last updated date: October 29, 2020

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Swagtron 8.5-Inch Cushioned Tires Silver Electric Scooter

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 49 expert reviews, the Swagtron Swagtron 8.5-Inch Cushioned Tires Silver Electric Scooter placed 7th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Portable and foldable - the 26 pounds. E-scooter collapses for easy storage in car trunks and closets, beneath subway seats, and inside other compact spaces. Have power, will travel - the 250W electric hub motor allows for speeds up to 18 miles per hour (29 kilometers per hour)* and rolling over INCLINES as steep as 20 degrees. Charge and go - recharge the power scooter's Li-ion battery in 3. 5 hours for 6~12 miles of travel. (Please note that the actual mileage may vary depending on the weights, speeds and terrains. ) Built to last - the Swagger 5 motor scooter features a rugged aluminum frame capable of supporting riders up to 320 pounds (145 kilograms). Important: check tire pressure regularly. Low tire pressure drastically reduces speed & range. 28PSI recommended. Lifestyle: Commuting, Minimum Load: 44 lbs.

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

8 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

120 user reviews

What experts liked

It's of good quality, very heavy and thick, and the pedals are non-skid, so you don't have to worry about slipping during use. We can use it for days on a single charge!
- Oh So Savvy Mom
Smooth ride. Attractive design. Smartphone app.
- Tom's Guide
Fast, practical, and safe. Intuitive app. Included anti-theft lock.
- Lifewire
Easy folding mechanism. Powerful headlight. Shock absorber in wheels.
- Top Electric Rides
Overall, build quality is good when you take into account this is one of the least expensive electric scooters. Its built-in LED information display, and its design make it an attractive entry-level scooter.
- Electric Scooter Guide
Excellent mile range and top speed. Smartphone connectivity for ios and android. Great weight capacity support. Lithium ion battery for long battery life. Extremely compact portable scooter you'll love.
- Pro Scooters Mart
This is a smart scooter allowing you to adjust it to your own liking or as a parent you can adjust it to make sure your child is safe.
- Electric Ride Lab
A smart scooter that lets you personalize your ride to your liking. Excellent price-point for what you get. Good distance per charge.
- Envy Ride

What experts didn't like

The brakes misalign after the first small bump, the clip for the folding feature will vibrate off as it is only screwed onto the fender, the tread on the back tire become racing slicks after a mile and the front tire is....well, its toast after 2 miles on rough pavement.
- Oh So Savvy Mom
Nonadjustable handlebars. Has trouble getting up steeper hills.
- Tom's Guide
Struggles on steep hills. No pneumatic tires.
- Lifewire
Some components, like the brake lever, feel cheap. The brakes needed some adjustment, and the cable routing isn’t the best design. The brakes are also a little noisy.
- Electric Scooter Guide
Low visibility. Not for those with limited riding experience as this folding scooter has an app. We experienced some issues with the android app that comes installed on these folding scooters.
- Pro Scooters Mart
The price is a little too high since there are other models with similar features.
- Electric Ride Lab
There is a red cable going on the outside of the scooter, I would have preferred them to go inside the frame or at least use two black cables. Have an issue with the cruise control, similar to early m365.
- Envy Ride

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