top of page

Use code SCNEWCUST15 for 15% off ALL scooters through month-end.  Redeem here

Choosing the Right Charger for Your Electric Scooter

Electric scooters are rapidly gaining popularity as an efficient and eco-friendly mode of transportation. They provide convenience and ease of movement for short distances in urban settings. However, one must determine the correct type – and type – of charging unit to ensure optimal performance and battery longevity.

The majority of electric scooters utilize lithium-ion (Li-ion) or lead-acid batteries. These batteries have specific charging requirements, and using the wrong charger can seriously damage the battery or reduce its lifespan. Fortunately, scooter manufacturers usually provide the appropriate charger with the purchase of an electric scooter. It is essential to only use this charger and not replace it with an unsuitable alternative.

Chargers for electric scooters typically fall into three categories:

  1. Standard Chargers: These are the most common chargers for electric scooters. They have a standard voltage of 110-120V and a plug-in design. They usually take 4-6 hours to fully charge a drained battery, offering a balance between charging time and battery longevity.

  2. Fast Chargers: Also known as quick chargers, these devices offer a faster charging time, generally taking 1-3 hours to charge a battery fully. They operate at a higher voltage and rapid charging rates, but their regular use can negatively impact the battery's lifespan.

  3. Solar Chargers: Emerging as a popular choice for eco-conscious riders, solar chargers use solar panels to convert sunlight into electricity. Charging times will depend on the size and efficiency of the solar panels. While an environmentally friendly option, they are not practical in all scenarios or weather conditions.

When choosing the right charger for your electric scooter, consider factors such as battery type, charging speed, and portability. Always consult your scooter’s owner manual and follow the manufacturer's recommendations for charging and maintenance practices. Regular care and using the correct charger will ensure a longer life for your battery and an enjoyable riding experience.

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Start a Fleet

Start a rental fleet with Levy

Levy Electric Scooter Icons


Wholesale Levy scooters at your online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Retail Partners

Wholesale Levy scooters at your 
online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Tag us

Follow and tag us on social!

Brand Ambassador

Earn money for referring friends and growing the network

Service Guides

DIY repair tools, videos, and more


Interested in working at Levy?


Invest in the Levy Network

Levy Locations

Find our rental, repair, and store locations

The Levy App

Download the Levy app to find scooters closest to you


Technical specs for all of our scooters


The Levy swappable battery system

Spare Parts

Every spare part you need for your scooter


Choose the Levy scooter that suits you best


Learn more about electric scooter tires


Bags, phone holders, helmets and more

Levy Electric Scooter Icon

The everyday electric scooter, perfect for the daily commute.

Levy Electric Scooter Fleets Icon

Start a rental fleet with Levy scooters and software

Levy Plus Electric Scooter Icon

Our high-end, long range cruiser with double the range of the Levy.

Support Center

FAQs, how-to videos, and quick start guides

Shipping App

Discounted shipping labels for moving your scooter (or any package).

Range Calculator

Estimate real-world range for any scooter

Electric Scooter Laws

Electric scooter laws by state & city


Subscribe to a scooter for $70/month

Shop Locator

Find a location to test ride or bring your Levy in to get repaired


Get in touch with our team

Quick-start guide

Get started with your Levy

Returns & Warranty

Every spare part you need for your scooter

Shipping Policy

Shipping Policy US and International

bottom of page