top of page

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

Understanding Electric Scooter Speeds: How Fast Can You Go?

When it comes to the thrilling ride of an electric scooter, one of the most common inquiries is about speed. Just how fast does an electric scooter go? The answer varies based on the model, the motor's power, the rider's weight, the terrain, and even the local legislation.

Entry-level electric scooters often have an average top speed of around 15 to 18 mph, making them suitable for casual commuting and short distance travels in urban environments without compromising safety.

However, there are high-performance models designed for more experienced riders that can reach top speeds of 30 mph or even higher. These scooters usually come with more powerful motors, larger batteries, and are equipped with advanced features for stability and control.

Speed is regulated differently across the globe. In many places, electric scooters are limited by law to a top speed of 20 mph to align with e-bike regulations and ensure the safety of both riders and pedestrians. It's important to check the regulations in your area before purchasing an electric scooter.

Battery life and scooter design also play roles in affecting an electric scooter's maximum speed. For instance, a scooter with a 250W motor will generally be slower than one equipped with a 500W or 1000W motor. Aerodynamic design and tire size can also impact a scooter’s peak speed.

For potential buyers and electric scooter enthusiasts, understanding the nuances of your scooter's capabilities is key. Always remember that safety should be the top priority, and wearing appropriate protective gear is essential.

In conclusion, electric scooter speeds In conclusion, electric scooter speeds can range significantly based on several factors. Whether you're looking for a leisurely ride or a fast-paced thrill, there's an e-scooter model Whether you're looking for a leisurely ride or a fast-paced thrill, there's an e-scooter model out there for your needs. Just remain mindful of local laws, practice responsible riding, and enjoy the convenience and excitement that electric scooters offer.

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