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Segway Ninebot Max Electric Scooter Review 2020

Introduction

The Segway Ninebot Max Electric Scooter is a flagship model introduced by the ninebot max. It is a reliable electric scooter that comes with amazing features that make it a great scooter for your long rides. If you are looking for long-ranged, low maintenance, and durable electric scooter, this might be a good option for you.

 

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Overview of Segway Ninebot Max Electric Scooter


Segway Ninebot Max comes with a 350-watt motor that offers you an extensive range of 65 km. This gives you an idea that you get a good range with but if you are looking for portability along with range, this might not be a good option for you.


However, it comes with ample other features that make it an excellent upgrade with being stronger and more durable as compared to its predecessor. In terms of demand of customers that want a longer-ranged electric scooter, with a simple design, low maintenance, and better construction, the ninebot kick scooter max has fulfilled all.


Considering the overall design and size, the deck and frame of the scooter are sturdy and with the battery being housed by the deck offers an equal distribution of weight. You get more deck space because of its larger design and also its large pneumatic tires provide you more comfort during long trips.


One of the downsides of this otherwise amazing scooter is that you can’t fold the handlebars along with the stem and hence, you have to be careful while storing it in tight spaces. Otherwise, the ninebot max is an excellent scooter especially if you love Xiaomi M365 and want a similar scooter with a longer range and more durability. What you get more with the ninebot kick scooter max is its powerful motor that gives you a comfortable ride on steep hills as well. Moreover, it is a high-performance ultimate scooter for your daily commute.

Frame

The ninebot max is smart and supersized electric scooter with a sleek black finish that gives a modern and cooler look. Its supersized frame makes it more durable and sturdy. And if you think about the lack of suspension, the sturdy frame compensates it, however, the ride may get slightly bumpy on uneven terrain.

Handlebars

The segway ninebot max features thick, sturdy handlebars. Textured handlebars make your grip strong. The handlebars also come with sleek LED displays that are centrally located. The LED display offers a sleek, modern look with the convenience of checking the stats easily. You can check speed, battery level, and can control the front and backlights easily.


The light of the LED display gets dim when you turn on the front lights to make it easy for you to see the display, reducing screen-glare. You can also control lights, speed modes, turning on/off the scooter, all with just one button.


You can alert the pedestrians by ringing the bell which is neatly integrated into the handlebars, but it is not loud enough for the cars. However, you can also ring the bell accidentally when riding on uneven terrain. The thumb throttle you get is of high equality and easy to use with smooth mechanics. Moreover, you get a dual braking system with the rear brake and drum brake, both on the hand lever for quick control and response time.

Deck

The ninebot max features a 7x20 inch wide foot deck that offers you a comfortable ride by allowing you to stand comfortably in different riding positions. Moreover, the anti-slip design of the deck boosts the convenience while riding. Because of its wide and large size, you don’t have to focus on balancing; instead, you can just enjoy the ride.

For riding in the evening, the electric scooter comes with an LED light in the front and rear of the deck. And the ground clearance of 7.6cm prevents the scooter from scrubbing.

Quality

The segway ninebot max comes with a great build quality that offers durability and convenience all in one. Its 7-inch anti-slip deck gives you control and the water-resistant IPX5 rating reduces your worry while traveling in the rain. However, this doesn’t mean that you can submerge this electric scooter in puddles.

Wheels

The ninbot kickscooter max features pneumatic tires of 10” that offer you a comfortable ride on bumpy and uneven terrain. Moreover, the larger tires provide more cushioning as well which is especially beneficial when this electronic scooter lacks a built-in suspension system.


Another amazing feature of the tires of ninebot max is that these come with tire slime that provides self-healing properties. This helps by avoiding instant deflation and dealing with up to 6mm punctures. Hence, these tires are ideal for a longer commute because somehow you may be going through different types of roads.

Power

As compared to the other scooters of this range, the ninebotmax’s 350-watt motor offers 700-watt max power which is 20% more than the motor of 250 watts in other scooters. The scooter doesn’t come with zero start mode, therefore, you have to kickstart the ninebot kickscooter max to about 304kmh. While riding, you can’t instantly throttle it to maximum, which is a safety measure, which can also annoy many people. Moreover, as you need to kickstart it, it is better to start it down and the hill and then go on an upward slope.

Range

The segway ninebot max is claimed to offer a range of 65 km. However, considering the grade, road surface, and the weight of the rider, it can offer you the range of somewhere between 40-45 km.

Portability

This electric scooter is a bit on the heavier side with a weight of 18.5 kg. However, it is still manageable. With the folding dimension of 116.8 cm x 48.2 cm x 53.3 cm, you can easily fit it in the boot of your car or under the desk. Moreover, its folding system features a latch with a safety collar to lock the lever in place.

Brakes

The ninebot max comes with a front drum and rear electronic brakes making the braking system reliable and robust. This is also a safety feature, if one brake fails, the second one will serve the purpose. Also, the drum brake has its advantage such as it doesn’t require much maintenance.


Moreover, the braking system of the scooter is decked out within the wheels protecting them from the environment as compared to the exposed disc brakes. The short and straight brake cable makes the braking smooth and effortless.

Charging Port

The segway ninebot max features a charging port with a connector of mickey mouse style. It also comes with a DC converter and a builtin IEC 320 C5 standard power connector. You also get an additional DC port that you can use with the charger that comes with the electric scooter. This is beneficial because you don’t have to carry the power unit with you and can use the power cable that is the standard one for charging.

Segway Ninebot Max Review: Pros and Cons

Pros:

 

  • Powerful
  • Easy to use, a loud bell
  • Comfortable ride
  • Great range

Cons:

 

  • Heavy-weight
  • No built-in suspension

Best Segway Ninebot Max Alternative: TURBOANT X7 Pro


The Turboant X7 Pro, introduced in August 2020 is the latest version in the market. As compared to its predecessor, it comes with improved range, better tires, and more power, just at $50 extra.

Key features:

 

  • THE Digital LED screen indicates the working status of the scooter including 3-speed modes, Beginner, Eco, and Sports.
  • Energy-saving features turn off the system after 10 minutes of no operation.
  • 10 Ah, 350 W battery offers higher battery capacity providing 30 miles ride up to 20 mph top speed in seconds.
  • 2 charging methods including scooter unit charging and detached battery charging offer convenience.
  • The size of 42.6 × 16.5 × 46.7 inches makes it suitable for daily use.
  • 33 lbs weight and small size when folded make it convenient to handle and carry it around.
  • 3W LED headlight is best for riding the scooter at night.
  • Feature an efficient braking distance of 16.4 ft with triple braking mechanism of rear disc brake, (Electronic Braking System), and foot brake.
  • The 10-inch, larger tires offers heavier load and increased shock absorption providing a comfortable ride on different roads.

 

These features make it stand out from the rest with its large and easily removable battery, fast speed, long-range, and balanced riding making the TURBOANT X7 Pro the best alternative to the Segway Ninebot Max electric scooter.

Conclusion

The Ninebot Max is a competent scooter with amazing features including more power, hefty range, comfortable ride, great braking system, LED display, safe to use the deck, and many others to love. If you are looking for a durable, comfortable, and low maintenance electric scooter, you should opt for the Segway Ninebot Max.

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