top of page

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

Maximizing the Lifespan of Your 72 Volt Electric Scooter Battery

Electric scooters have become a popular mode of transportation in recent years, combining convenience with an eco-friendly design. For those using a 72 volt electric scooter, ensuring the longevity of the battery is paramount for continued enjoyment and performance. To help your 72 volt scooter battery last longer, here are several key strategies you should implement.

  1. Regular Charging Habits:
    Develop a consistent charging routine by avoiding letting the battery drain completely before recharging. It's advisable to charge the battery once it dips below 30%, as deep discharges can stress the cells and reduce their lifespan. Moreover, avoid overcharging the battery beyond its full capacity, as this too can degrade its health over time.

  2. Correct Charging Equipment:
    Use the charger that came with your scooter or one that's specifically designed for it. Incorrect chargers can deliver the wrong voltage or current, potentially harming your battery's capacity.

  3. Temperature Considerations:
    Extreme temperatures—both hot and cold—can negatively impact your electric scooter's battery life. Store and charge your scooter in a temperature-controlled environment, ideally between 50°F and 77°F (10°C to 25°C).

  4. Optimal Storage Practices:
    If you plan to store your scooter without use for extended periods, ensure the battery is charged to about 40-50% before storage. This helps maintain battery health. Also, remember to check the battery regularly and top it off to keep it in that range during its storage duration.

  5. Smooth Riding and Proper Inflation:
    Adopt a smooth riding style to avoid putting extra load on the battery. Brisk acceleration and climbing steep hills require more power and drain the battery quicker. Also, keeping the tires properly inflated minimizes rolling resistance and ensures your scooter consumes battery power efficiently.

  6. Regular Maintenance:
    Like any vehicle, electric scooters require general maintenance. Regular inspections will help you detect potential issues that might place extra strain on the battery, such as failing brakes or an underperforming motor.

  7. Battery Optimization Settings:
    Modern electric scooters come with settings that optimize battery life. Familiarize yourself with these options, like eco modes that limit top speed to conserve power, and use them according to your needs.

In conclusion, extending the life of your 72 volt electric scooter battery involves a blend of proper charging techniques, storage conditions, and riding habits. Adhering to these tips will not only ensure you get the most out of your battery but will also save you money and reduce the environmental impact in the long run.

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