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Compare the GOTRAX GXL Commuter v2 and the Apollo Explore

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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GOTRAX GXL Commuter v2

GOTRAX GXL Commuter v2

Apollo Explore

Apollo Explore

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Dual Spring

Comparing the GOTRAX GXL Commuter v2 and the Apollo Explore Electric Scooters

When it comes to electric scooters, both the GOTRAX GXL Commuter v2 and the Apollo Explore stand out for their unique features and capabilities. As their names suggest, both are designed for commuting, but they cater to slightly different users. The GOTRAX GXL Commuter v2 is designed for the everyday commuter looking for a compact and affordable scooter. Weighing only 26.4 lbs, it is lightweight, easy to carry, and has a foldable design for simple storage. It boasts a maximum range of 12 miles and a top speed of 15.5 mph, sufficient for short to medium distance commutes. Its 8.5-inch pneumatic tires and a 250W motor provide a smooth ride. Other notable features include a LED headlight and a digital display for mileage and speed tracking. On the other hand, the Apollo Explore is targeted at those seeking a high-performing, long-range scooter. It employs a robust 1000W motor that reaches a top speed of 31 mph and comes with a remarkable range of 34 miles on a single charge. With 10-inch pneumatic tires and a dual suspension system, it provides a comfortable ride over numerous terrains. Its additional features include a digital display, front and rear LED lights, and turn signals. The GOTRAX GXL Commuter v2 is best for those needing an affordable, lightweight device for short commutes. In contrast, the Apollo Explore, with its powerful motor and longer range, is a suitable option for riders requiring distance capability or those wanting more speed and power. The choice between the two depends on individual commuting needs, terrain, and budget.
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