Best Electric Scooters for Kids (6-14 Years Old)

Quick List: Best Electric Scooters For Kids

To find the 4 best electric scooters for kids, I shortlisted 11 models and assessed each across their suitability for young riders of different ages (including 6-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14 year olds).

In particular, I reported on each scooter’s performance to identify the most appropriate models based on speed (i.e. slower scooters are safer for younger riders, so I capped my selection of scooters for 6-8-year-olds to those that could only reach 8 mph, and so on). I also assessed their dimensions and adjustability, aesthetic appeal, ease of use, durability, safety, and value for money.

Learn more about how I assessed and selected the scooters.

See my 4 top picks below:

See all 11 of the shortlisted electric scooters in the photo carousel below.

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Top Picks

Best Kids Electric Scooters

Take a closer look at my recommendations by viewing the scooters below.
6-8 Years
GoTrax GKS Lumios
GoTrax GKS Lumios
Sale: $129.00 $159.00
9-10 Years
NUI KQi Youth
NIU KQi Youth
Sale: $229.98 $299.00
9-10 Years
GoTrax Vibe
GoTrax Vibe
Sale: $249.00 $279.00
13-14 Years
Turboant M10 Lite
Turboant M10 Lite
Sale: $299.98 $399.98

Best Electric Scooter For 6-8 Year Olds

GoTrax GKS Lumios

Sale: $129.00 $159.00
GoTrax GKS Lumios

Performance Report:

*Based on my assessments

GoTrax GKS Lumios Overview:

The GoTrax GKS Lumios is a bright and exciting scooter with an LED front wheel and plenty of child-friendly safety features.

The 200W motor produces a top speed of 7.5 mph, which is fast enough to make your child the coolest kid on the block but not too speedy that they'll be at risk of losing control.

GoTrax GKS Lumios LED Wheel

Although similar to the original GoTrax GKS, the Lumios has plenty of upgrades to keep your child’s attention. The most noticeable is the 3-step adjustable handlebar height. Plus, with a 154 lbs load capacity, it can be enjoyed for many years – even through growth spurts.

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Why I Recommend the GoTrax GKS Lumios:

We've all had that one toy that we never wanted to stop playing with, and the GKS Lumios is a top contender for this sort of attention. Luckily for you and your kids, it can keep the wheels rolling for up to 5 miles (or 3 miles if ridden at top speeds continuously). This makes it perfect for neighborhood explorations and relaxing afternoons out as a family.

GoTrax GKS Lumios Chassis

Boosting its appeal is a set of deck-embedded buttons. When stepped on, the front button activates the light in the front wheel, while the button at the rear starts the motor. Both buttons must be stood on for the motor to engage, and if either foot is removed, motor power is automatically cut. There’s also the kick-to-start function, meaning that the motor only kicks into action once it detects motion. Together, these safety systems ensure that the scooter can’t take off before your child is ready.

GoTrax GKS Lumios Deck

Everything about the GKS Lumios has been designed with safety front and center. There are no fancy controls or displays on the handlebars, just easy-grip handles to make sure that little hands stay securely in place while riding. Add to this a sizeable deck that’s slathered in grip tape to keep your feet firmly in place, an easy-to-use stomp brake that’s been integrated into the rear fender, and a durable aluminum frame, and you have a robust scooter that can be ridden with confidence.

On the topic of braking, slowing the scooter is smooth enough to prevent your child from jerking forward, furthering their control.

GoTrax GKS Lumios Handlebars

So, we’ve established that it’s safe, and it'll keep kids entertained for hours. But, what else does it bring to the table?

One of the coolest things about this scooter is how it looks. You can purchase it in one of four dual-tone color combinations, including blue, pink, green, and gray.

It also weighs just 14.7 lbs, meaning it’s light enough for most children to be able to maneuver and carry it. However, it’s worth noting that it doesn’t fold (if being able to collapse your scooter is a must-have feature for you, then check out the NIU KQi Youth).

GoTrax GKS Lumios Foot Brake

Elsewhere, the solid rubber 6.5-inch tires promise a low-maintenance design, making it a dream for parents.

Ultimately then, with everything that the GoTrax GKS Lumios has to offer, it’s easy to see why it’s a popular choice. It brings safety, style, and substance in spades.

Best Electric Scooter For 9-10 Year Olds

NIU KQi Youth

Sale: $229.98 $299.00
NIU KQi Youth

Performance Report:

*Based on my assessments

NIU KQi Youth Overview:

NIU has been causing quite a stir with the launch of its bar-raising KQi2 and KQi3 Pro models – but did you know it also has a knockout kids’ scooter? Well, you should, because the KQi Youth is every inch as wow-worthy as its adult-oriented counterparts.

NIU KQi Youth Tire

Sporting a responsive dual braking system, puncture-proof tires, fun ambient lighting, two riding modes for added safety, a patented battery management system, and an award-winning design, it once again sees NIU pushing boundaries and recalibrating expectations.

Yet despite its premium build, the KQi Youth represents outstanding value.

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Why I Recommend the NIU KQi Youth:

Safety will, understandably, be at the top of your priorities when deciding on the right scooter for your child. Here, the NIU KQi Youth shines.

It comes equipped with an electronic brake at the front and a stomp brake at the rear; this setup is heads and shoulders above the one featured on the Gotrax GKS Lumios. Together, they’ll bring your little adventurer to a controlled and responsive stop.

NIU KQi Youth Chassis

But the safety features don’t end there. The KQi Youth features two riding modes: the first is quite literally called Safety Mode; this will cap the top speed at 6.2 mph. The second is Sport Mode; this will remove the cap to allow your child to ride at the 10 mph top speed.

NIU KQi Youth Throttle

And if any small collisions do take place, the rider’s chest is protected by a soft stem cover. With minimal exposed wiring, a twist throttle that’s been tailor-made for smaller hands, a sturdy IP54 water-resistant frame, and a super grippy deck that even allows you to swap grip tape for added customization, it’s little wonder that the KQi Youth was recently recognized at the iF Design Awards in the “Babies/Kids Category”.

NIU KQi Youth Handlebars

Beyond the safety features, perhaps its most headline-grabbing feature is the 7.1 miles of uninterrupted ride time (or 4.3 miles if ridden fast). And, as seen on NIU’s flagship adult scooters, the Youth also comes with the brand’s patented battery management system, which offers 14 different types of protection to prolong the battery’s life.

NIU KQi Youth Durable Frame

This isn’t the only patented feature that the Youth benefits from, though. The tires feature AirStryke Technology – a combination of solid rubber and softer, shock-absorbent PU rubber – to provide a cushioned, puncture-proof ride.

Another unique feature is the detachable stem. While the scooter – as a whole – isn’t foldable – a quick-release lever allows you to detach the stem so that you can easily store it.

NIU KQi Youth Blue and Red Models

On the topic of the stem, it’s important to remember that it’s not adjustable. With this in mind, the scooter is best suited to children who stand between a height of 52 and 63 inches. It has a maximum load-bearing capacity of 132 lbs, too.

And finally, the fun stuff. The KQI Youth is available in red or blue, while it also comes with a 9-in-1 ambient light setup that, as well as offering 6 different color options, also acts as a brake, charging, and battery level indicator.

NIU KQi Youth Front Tire

Best Electric Scooter For 11-12 Year Olds

GoTrax Vibe

Sale: $249.00 $279.00
GoTrax Vibe

Performance Report:

*Based on my assessments

GoTrax Vibe Overview:

Designed for tweens, the GoTrax Vibe strikes the perfect mid-ground between less powerful scooters designed for children and feature-packed models for older teens.

The one-step folding mechanism, cruise control function, LED display, thumb throttle, and larger frame all make it a significant step up from GoTrax’s smaller and less feature-rich kids scooters. As does its zippier acceleration, faster top speed, and extended range.

GoTrax Vibe Headlight and Handlebars

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Why I Recommend the GoTrax Vibe:

Available in either a basic silver or a choice of three vibrant colors – including red, teal, and blue – the Vibe has a wide-ranging appeal. Yet beyond making a visual splash, it’s an altogether more powerful scooter than the ones before it on this list.

GoTrax Vibe Rubber Deck

Equipped with a 36V 200W motor it generates, on average, 37% more power than the GoTrax GKS Lumios and NIU KQi Youth. The battery, meanwhile, is 2.2x larger. Combined, these beefed-up performance features generate a top speed of 12 mph and a maximum range of 7 miles.

GoTrax Vibe Tire

Safety hasn’t gone a miss, either. The electronic brake slows the front wheel and the manual stomp brake slows the rear. With both mechanisms spreading the braking power, the Vibe comes to a controlled stop. What’s more impressive, though, is that the Vibe is the only scooter in this list to come with a braking paddle. While the other models feature electronic braking systems that kick into action as soon as you release the throttle, the Vibe allows you to manually regulate the electronic brakes for more precise control.

GoTrax Vibe Foot Brake

This level of control is further bolstered by the adjacent thumb throttle and 17.1-inch wide handlebars. Together with the tactile rubber grips, a centrally located display that shows your speed, riding mode, and battery level, and a small red button that powers the scooter on on/off, controls the lights, and gives you the ability to change riding mode, the Vibe lays the foundation for excellent handling.

GoTrax Vibe Cockpit

Building on its expertly crafted cockpit is a grippy deck that not only supports riders of up to 220 lbs but also offers plenty of room to find a comfortable stance – a quality further augmented by its 36.6-inch deck-to-handlebar height that can accommodate growing tweens.

GoTrax Vibe Chassis

Another box that the Vibe ticks is portability. Weighing just 20.9 lbs, it’s easy to lift – however, where it stands out is its ability to be folded in a matter of seconds. By pulling on the folding lever located at the neck, the stem collapses parallel to the deck and hooks into the rear fender. The result is a folded scooter that’s small enough to store on the school bus or under a desk. The only drawback is that the thicker stem – which houses the battery – makes it trickier for children with small hands to pick it up.

GoTrax Vibe Folded

I can let this minor grip slide, though, especially when you consider the rest of its value-busting package. Whether you’re searching for an upgrade from a more childish scooter or a precursor to something more powerful, the GoTax Vibe is an astute choice.

GoTrax Vibe Stem and Handlebars

Best Electric Scooter For 13-14 Year Olds

Turboant M10 Lite

Sale: $299.98 $399.98

Performance Report:

Tester: Josh Frisby (190 lbs, 6.1 ft)

*Based on my tests and assessments

Turboant M10 Lite Overview:

Turboant is a brand renowned for its entry-level scooters. Comfortable to ride, durable, and generous in both features and performance, their popularity is well-earned.

The M10 Lite brings all these qualities to the table at an even lower price. Offering the best return on investment of all sub $400 scooters, it not only tops the charts of both speed and range, but its build and ride quality both surpass its price tag.

Turboant M10 Lite Durable Chassis

It has all the ingredients needed to please both adventure-hungry teens and cautious parents.

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Why I Recommend the Turboant M10 Lite:

So, why am I recommending what’s ostensibly a budget adult scooter as a great option for young teenagers? It all boils down to the M10 Lite’s fusion of safety, practical performance, and reliable robustness.

Turboant M10 Lite

Combining a 36V 350W motor with a 6.6Ah battery, its power credentials are head and shoulders above all other similarly-priced models. And, for that matter, it’s also significantly more powerful than the scooters featured on this list.

Turboant M10 Lite Motor

Yet, despite having what’s on the face of it a nippy top speed of 16 mph, any concerns over your child’s ability to control the scooter are neutralized by its build. The handlebars are wide enough to guarantee balance and stability, while the stem is rock solid, and the grippy deck spacious. Its moderate 7.8-second acceleration to 15 mph makes it a breeze to handle, too – a quality further strengthened by its smooth-actuating thumb throttle, plush 8.5-inch pneumatic tires, and nimble frame.

Turboant M10 Lite Handlebars

It’s also exceptionally portable. Thanks to its 30.9 lb frame and 3-step folding mechanism it's both simple to collapse and easy to carry. To fold it, you rotate the safety catch to free the folding lever. You then pull down on the lever, lower the stem, and latch the handlebars to the rear fender. Once compacted, it’s small enough to fit in a car trunk.

Turboant M10 Lite Folded Frame

Another knockout feature that’s sure to delight teens is its USB charging port. I’ve tested quite a few scooters that have this feature, but the success rate of the ports working has been around 50%. Thankfully, the port on the M10 Lite works, meaning you can charge your devices on the go. Even more impressive is that this is the first time that I’ve seen this feature successfully implemented on a budget scooter.

Turboant M10 Lite USB Charging Port

Directly above the USB port is a basic, yet useful display. Not only is it anti-glare, meaning you can read it under direct light – but its simple presentation of data is easy to consume at a glance. Here, there are four curved bars on either side of the speedometer. These show your battery level. Based on my tests, bars one, two, and three roughly have a few miles each, while the last bar turns red indicating you have just one more mile left in the tank (for reference, the M10 Lite has a maximum range of 15.5 miles, though under my tests I got 10 miles).

Turboant M10 Lite Display

The display and duo of buttons also grant you access to two riding modes as well as the ability to turn the lights on/off. Equipped with a high-mounted adjustable headlight and a pair of taillights that wrap around the rear of the deck, the M10 Lite is the only scooter on this list that can be ridden safely at night.

Turboant M10 Lite Lights

Add to the mix an IP54 water-resistance rating and you have a scooter that performs come rain or shine.

Turboant M10 Lite in the Rain

The brakes elevate it’s all-around appeal, too. It's the only scooter on this list to feature a mechanical disc brake. Working in cahoots with the electronic braking system, it achieves a best-in-class 2.9-meter stopping distance from 15 mph – outstripping the 5.0-meter average of other scooters in its price bracket.

Turboant M10 Lite Disc Brake

So, there you have it – the Turboant M10 Lite – a scooter that combines a careful balance of controllable power with exceptional handling, and a plethora of features that are beyond other similarly-priced models.

Turboant M10 Lite Rubber Deck

Further Information:

Turboant M10 Lite Review

Comparison

Compare Kids Electric Scooters

The table below compares the best electric scooters for kids across their performance, specs, price, and more.
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GKS LumiosGoTrax GKS LumiosNIU KQi YouthNUI KQi YouthGoTrax VibeGoTrax Vibe TealTurboant M10 LiteTurboant M10 Lite
Where to BuyGoTraxNIU OfficialGoTraxTurboant
Price$129$229.98$249$299.98
Age Group6-8 Years9-10 Years11-12 Years13-14 Years
ReviewReviewReviewReviewReview
Performance
Top Speed7.5 mph10 mph12 mph16 mph
0-15 MPHn/an/an/a7.8 s
Max Range5 miles7.1 miles7 miles15.5 miles
Real Range3 miles4.3 miles4.2 miles10 miles
Braking From 15 MPHn/an/an/a2.9 meters
Max Inclinen/an/a5 degrees15 degrees
Optimal Inclinen/an/a3 degrees7 degrees
Specs
Motor25V 200W21.6V 150W36V 200W36V 350W
ThrottleDeck SensorsTwistThumbThumb
Battery25V 2.6Ah FST21.6V 3.1Ah FST36V 4Ah FST36V 6.6Ah FST
Charge Time5 hours4 hours4 hours5 hours
BrakesFootFoot, ElectronicFoot, ElectronicDisc, Electronic
SuspensionNoneNoneNoneNone
Tire Size6.5 inch7.5 inch6 inch8.5 inch
Tire TypeSolid (Rubber)Solid (Rubber)Solid (Rubber)Air (Inner-Tube)
Weight14.7 lbs18.3 lbs20.9 lbs30.9 lbs
Load154 lbs132 lbs176 lbs220 lbs
Foldabilityn/aDetachable StemFolds at NeckFolds at Stem
LightsFront WheelAmbient Chassis LEDsHeadlightHeadlight, Taillight
IP RatingIP54IP54IPX4IP54
TerrainStreetStreetStreetStreet
Testing & Analysis

How Did I Select the Scooters?

To find the 4 best electric scooters for kids, I shortlisted 11 models and assessed each across their suitability for young riders of different ages (including 6-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14 year olds).

In particular, I reported on each scooter’s performance to identify the most appropriate models based on speed (i.e. slower scooters are safer for younger riders, so I capped my selection of scooters for 6-8-year-olds to those that could only reach 8 mph, and so on). I also assessed their dimensions and adjustability, aesthetic appeal, ease of use, durability, safety, and value for money.

You can find out more about how I test electric scooters below:

Electric Scooters That I Shortlisted:

Click through the photo carousel to see all of the scooters that I shortlisted for this guide.

Selection Criteria:

Top Speed

Aside from reporting on each scooter’s range, braking, and ride quality credentials, I also assessed their top speed.

Turboant M10 Lite In Motion

I made sure to only select scooters with top speeds that were appropriate for riders of different ages. To do this, I used the following criteria:

  • 6-8 Years – Maximum top speed of 8 mph
  • 9-10 Years – Maximum top speed of 10 mph
  • 11-12 Years – Maximum top speed of 12 mph
  • 13-14 Years – Maximum top speed of 16 mph

I also picked the scooters that required a kick-to-start, since these are easier to control than models that have a zero-start and accelerate without already being in motion. This is especially important as it means that the scooters can only take off once the rider is ready, thereby making them the safest to operate.

Further Information:

How I Test Top Speed

Dimensions & Adjustability

Electric scooters come in all shapes and sizes, however, the most important consideration when choosing a model for your child is whether its dimensions are suitable and can accommodate growth spurts.

GoTrax Vibe Frame

To assess the suitability of each scooter, I reported on the width of their handlebars, deck-to-handlebar height (including adjustable stems that allow you to set the handlebars higher or lower), and usable deck space to identify to best models per age group.

Taking this a step further, I reported on their load-bearing capacities.

Together, these insights allowed me to select scooters that could comfortably fit growing riders of different heights and weights.

Ease of Use

While the vast majority of electric scooters share the same characteristics and riding controls, those designed for kids can vary significantly. For instance, across the 11 scooters that I shortlisted for this guide, there were various types of throttles and brakes.

However, not all are as intuitive as each other, and so to address this I selected the most suitable scooters for each age bracket.

best electric scooters for kids

As an example, for young riders aged between 6 and 8 years old, I choose the GoTrax GKS Lumios – a scooter that uses two deck-embedded buttons instead of a thumb throttle. Here, both buttons must be stood on for the motor to engage, and if either foot is removed, motor power is automatically cut. This system is extremely easy to use and ensures that the scooter can’t take off before the rider is ready.

GoTrax GKS Lumios Deck

Following this, I reported on each scooter's weight and maneuverability, to identify the models that could be easily picked up and carried, as well as those that offered the best handling.

Aesthetic Appeal

To accommodate different styles and personalities, I selected a mixture of models that are available in a range of colors and designs. One particular model won an iF Design Award in the “Babies/Kids Category”, so you can be sure to find a scooter that suits.

Segway Zing E8

Durability & Reliability

To assess each scooter’s durability I first reported on the robustness of their frames by highlighting the materials used, the quality of their construction, and whether they had been equipped with a water-resistance rating.

I then assessed each scooter from a maintenance perspective, making sure to select models that could weather the wear and tear of everyday use without incurring damage or the need for repair. Here, the top performers were equipped with solid rubber puncture-proof tires, as well as battery management systems that kept the internal workings of the scooters healthy and in check.

GoTrax GKS Front Wheel

Further Information:

How I Assess Build Quality

Safety Features

Key to my selection of the best kids' scooters was their ability to keep riders safe.

First on my list was to assess their braking performance. Here, I reported on the ease with which the brakes could be used and their effectiveness.

GoTrax GKS Lumios Foot Brake

Following this, I noted additional safety features. These ranged from handlebars with no displays to avoid distractions while riding, soft stem covers that protect the rider’s chest, and ambient lights that not only illuminate the scooter and its rider but also the way forward.

GoTrax GKS Lumios Handlebars

Further Information:

How I Test Braking Performance

Performance Reports:

See how the electric scooters stack up against each other across the metrics of top speed, maximum range, and real-world range.

Top Speed

Ordered from fastest to slowest – Learn about how I test top speed.

ScooterPriceTop Speed
Turboant M10 Lite
$299.98
16 mph
GoTrax Vibe
$249
12 mph
NIU KQi Youth
$229.98
10 mph
GoTrax GKS Lumios
$129
7.5 mph

Maximum Range (Riding Slow)

Ordered from longest to shortest range.

ScooterPriceMax Range
Turboant M10 Lite
$299.98
15.5 miles
NIU KQi Youth
$229.98
7.1 miles
GoTrax Vibe
$249
7 miles
GoTrax GKS Lumios
$129
5 miles

Realistic Range (Riding Fast)

Ordered from longest to shortest range – Learn about how I test real-world range.

ScooterPriceReal-World Range
Turboant M10 Lite
$299.98
10 miles
NIU KQi Youth
$229.98
4.3 miles
GoTrax Vibe
$249
4.2 miles
GoTrax GKS Lumios
$129
3 miles
Answering Your Questions

FAQs

What Age Can a Child Use An Electric Scooter?

The age at which a child can use an electric scooter depends on their capabilities. That being said, I only recommend scooters for children aged 6 and above.

There are hundreds of different scooters on the market, all designed to cater to different types of riders and age groups. For example, scooters like the GoTax GKS Lumios have been designed for children as young as 6 years old, while models like the GoTrax Vibe have more power and are better suited to older children.

As a rule of thumb, the most important factor when choosing an electric scooter is top speed.

To give you an idea of where to start, these are my recommendations:

  • 6-8 Years Old: Maximum top speed of 8 mph
  • 9-10 Years Old: Maximum top speed of 10 mph
  • 11-12 Years Old: Maximum top speed of 12 mph
  • 13-14 Years Old: Maximum top speed of 16 mph

Are Kids Electric Scooters Worth It?

Aside from being fun, they give children a taste of independence and support the development of fine and gross motor skills.

They're also ideal for when you need to run errands or want to go on an extended walk – instead of constantly being asked, “Are we nearly home yet?” you'll hear, “Can we go further?”

Are Electric Scooters Safe For Children?

In short, yes.

Kids' electric scooters are designed with age-appropriate features to keep them safe. These include:

Smaller motors – Kids scooters have motors rated between 100W and 350W, which is significantly less powerful than those found in adult scooters. A smaller motor means a slower top speed, gentler acceleration, and greater control.

Riding modes – As well as having smaller motors, some scooters limit speed through riding modes. These act like gears. For example, the NIU KQi Youth has two settings: one that limits the scooter to a slow ‘beginners' speed so that kids can get to grips with the basics, while the second mode removes the cap to allow for top speeds.

Kick-to-start function – This feature is present on most kids' scooters and means that the motor will only start powering the scooter once it detects motion. This prevents the scooter from zooming off as your child has to kick off to get the scooter going.

Easy-to-use brakes – From hand brakes to rear stomp fenders, and even electronic systems designed to cut motor power once the brakes have been applied, kids' scooters offer a range of different braking mechanism. For most, a scooter with a rear fender brake is a great option because it's similar to those used on non-electric scooters.

Additional safety features – These range from safety start technologies (i.e. kick-to-start functions) to soft stem covers that protect the rider’s chest. Some even come with handlebars that have no displays or fancy features to avoid distractions while riding.

As with all electric scooters, there's risk of injury, but it's the same level associated with a bike or manual scooter. The safety of children can be improved by making sure they wear a helmet and protective clothing to protect them against falls and spills.

Can a 5-Year-Old Ride an Electric Scooter?

No. I only recommend electric scooters for children aged 6 and above.

Can a 6-Year-Old Ride an Electric Scooter?

Yes. I recommend choosing an electric scooter that doesn’t exceed 8 mph and can support at least 60 lbs of rider weight.

Can a 7-Year-Old Ride an Electric Scooter?

Yes. I recommend choosing an electric scooter that doesn’t exceed 8 mph and can support at least 70 lbs of rider weight.

Can an 8-Year-Old Ride an Electric Scooter?

Yes. I recommend choosing an electric scooter that doesn’t exceed 8 mph and can support at least 80 lbs of rider weight.

Can a 9-Year-Old Ride an Electric Scooter?

Yes. I recommend choosing an electric scooter that doesn’t exceed 10 mph and can support at least 95 lbs of rider weight.

Can a 10-Year-Old Ride an Electric Scooter?

Yes. I recommend choosing an electric scooter that doesn’t exceed 10 mph and can support at least 105 lbs of rider weight.

Can an 11-Year-Old Ride an Electric Scooter?

Yes. I recommend choosing an electric scooter that doesn’t exceed 12 mph and can support at least 120 lbs of rider weight.

Can a 12-Year-Old Ride an Electric Scooter?

Yes. I recommend choosing an electric scooter that doesn’t exceed 12 mph and can support at least 135 lbs of rider weight.

Can a 13-Year-Old Ride an Electric Scooter?

Yes. I recommend choosing an electric scooter that doesn’t exceed 16 mph and can support at least 150 lbs of rider weight. For more information, see my list of the best electric scooters for teenagers.

Change Log

Recent Updates

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Josh Frisby
Josh Frisby

Josh, Founder of Electric Scooter Insider. Over the last 4 years, I’ve tested countless scooters, amassed a database of 140+ models, and helped thousands of people find the right scooter. All of the scooters that I review are put through a rigorous review process so I can clearly distinguish where one is better or worse than another.

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