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Compare the Apollo City 2022 and the Zero 8X

When comparing electric scooters, often times advertised ranges don't match up with reality.  We included metrics from real-world road tests.  Plus, raw specs such as battery capacity and motor wattage provide unbiased performance metrics when evaluating electric scooters

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Apollo City 2022

Apollo City 2022

Zero 8X

Zero 8X

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Dual Spring
Dual Spring

Comparing the Apollo City 2022 and Zero 8X Electric Scooters: Urban Commuting Redefined

When it comes to urban mobility, electric scooters have become the go-to for eco-conscious commuters seeking a blend of speed, convenience, and performance. In this comparative review, we pit two popular scooters against each other: the Apollo City 2022 and the Zero 8X. The Apollo City 2022 shines with its elegant design and emphasis on a smooth riding experience. Its 600W rear motor offers sustained power, propelling riders up to speeds of 25 mph, while the efficient 48V 13.2Ah battery delivers a maximum range of 28 miles under ideal conditions. Notably, its 10-inch pneumatic tires and spring suspension system guarantee comfort even on bumpy urban roads. On the flip side, the Zero 8X steps up the game with its robust build and off-road capabilities. Equipped with two 800W motors, it achieves a top speed of up to 30 mph. Although slightly heavier, its solid 52V 18Ah battery pushes the boundaries with a comprehensive range of up to 50 miles. The scooter's dual suspension and 8-inch air-filled tires are well-suited not only for city streets but also for adventurous paths less traveled. In terms of user interface, the Apollo City 2022 offers an intuitive display and control system that beginners will appreciate. Safety features are front and center with its dual braking system, combining a rear disc brake with regenerative electric braking ensuring responsive stops. The Zero 8X doesn't lag behind, though—with its own dual disc brakes, it provides formidable stopping power. Its control panel may come off as more complex but offers experienced riders detailed customization for an exhilarating ride. Build quality and portability are other battlegrounds. The Apollo City, while sturdy, is designed with portability in mind, weighing approximately 39 pounds, which makes it relatively easy to carry and store. The Zero 8X is the heavier contender, at around 73 pounds, which might deter those in need of a lightweight option. In conclusion, if you value an easy-to-use, comfortable and lightweight scooter, the Apollo City 2022 might be your match. For those seeking raw power, unparalleled range, and don't mind a heavier scooter, the Zero 8X could be the ride of choice. Both models underscore that, when it comes to electric scooters, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Your final decision should anchor on personal lifestyle, usage patterns, and performance expectations.
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