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Compare the GOTRAX GMAX Ultra and the Segway Ninebot ES4

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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Segway Ninebot ES4

Segway Ninebot ES4

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Comparative Analysis: GOTRAX GMAX Ultra vs. Segway Ninebot ES4 Electric Scooters

In the contemporary market for electric scooters, two noteworthy options can be distinguished - the GOTRAX GMAX Ultra and the Segway Ninebot ES4. Each has unique characteristics, but how do they stack up in a side-by-side comparison? Beginning with performance, the GOTRAX GMAX Ultra impresses with a 20 mph top speed, compared to the ES4's similar top speed. While both models sport a 500-Watt motor, the GMAX Ultra pulls ahead by offering a remarkable 45-mile range, significantly more than the Ninebot ES4's 28-mile capacity. In terms of comfort and ride quality, both models feature solid rubber tires and front and rear suspension. However, the GMAX Ultra has larger 10-inch pneumatic tires providing a smoother ride on various surfaces, compared to the ES4's 8-inch tires. Portability tends to be crucial for many riders. While the Ninebot ES4 excels in this aspect with its lighter weight of 30.9 pounds, the GMAX Ultra, albeit heavier at 36 pounds, has an easy folding design that makes carrying or storing it simpler. Safety also weighs in for a heavy comparison. Both models come equipped with front and rear LED lights, but the GMAX Ultra ups the ante with additional sidemarkers for enhanced visibility. The braking performance of both scooters are commendable, each featuring a dual (electric and mechanical) braking system. Lastly, price is always a factor to consider. The Ninebot ES4, while offering impressive tech-forward features and portability, leans toward the pricier side. In contrast, the GMAX Ultra offers comparable features and better range at a friendlier price point. In conclusion, while both the GOTRAX GMAX Ultra and the Segway Ninebot ES4 are excellent electric scooters with their own strengths, your final choice should boil down to your individual needs and preferences like range, ride comfort, portability, safety features, and budget.
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