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Compare the Apollo City and the GOTRAX Xr Ultra

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

Apollo City

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Contrasting the Power and Performance: Apollo City vs. GOTRAX Xr Ultra Electric Scooters

When it comes to electric scooters, much thought needs to be put into the analysis. In this article, we bring into focus the Apollo City and GOTRAX Xr Ultra, two market dominants in the electric rideables industry. The leading difference between Apollo City and GOTRAX Xr Ultra is motor power and range. The Apollo City boasts a 600W motor, significantly more powerful than the GOTRAX Xr Ultra's 300W. This translates to a faster top speed of up to 25mph (40km/h) for the Apollo City, compared to the 15.5 mph (25 km/h) top speed of the GOTRAX Xr Ultra. Another standout difference is the maximum driving range on a full charge. Apollo City's 28 miles vastly outnumbers the GOTRAX Xr Ultra's 17 miles. Thus, for users seeking longer travels between recharges, Apollo City is the superior option. However, when it comes to budget-friendly options, GOTRAX Xr Ultra fairs better with its more affordable pricing. Both models come with front and rear lights for after-dark journeys, but Apollo City also includes turn signals for enhanced safety. In terms of weight, there's little disparity. Apollo City is somewhat heavier, clocking in at around 39 lbs (17.7kg) to the GOTRAX Xr Ultra's 27.5 lbs (12.5 kg). Despite being lighter, the GOTRAX Xr Ultra can support a maximum weight of 220 lbs (100 kg), while Apollo City outdoes this again supporting up to 265 lbs (120 kg). So the verdict? If budget is a chief concern, GOTRAX Xr Ultra won't disappoint. Conversely, for those wanting faster speed, longer range, and greater weight load, Apollo City might prove a more worthwhile investment.
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