Today we are going to see another one of those bets: the Gotrax GXL. The brand is entirely dedicated to marketing scooters and other personal vehicles such as hoverboards, so we will test their most standard and economical model to see if it covers all the basic needs for this new urban trend.
GOTRAX GXL is one of the most popular electric scooter for adults street legal on the market and for a good reason. It has every little detail you need in your scooter to get you where you need to go and arrive on time. It also has some safety features that protect you while driving.
MODES: Two gears
WEIGHT: 12 kg
POWER: 250 W
VOLTAGE: 220 – 240 V, 50/60 Hz
TYPE OF VEHICLE: B
MAXIMUM LOAD: 100 kg
MAXIMUM RATE: Theoretical 25 km/h
TIRES: 8.5 inches, puncture-proof wheel
BATTERY: 36 V, 6400 mAh, not removable, charging time approx. 4 hours
DIMENSIONS: 112 x 42.5 x 40 centimeters (110 x 42.5 x 112 centimeters when folded)
AUTONOMY: 20 km theoretical, “can be reduced by 30-40% on slopes or tracks in poor condition.”
EXTRAS: Easel, regenerative electronic brake, front light
PRICE: 359 euros on Amazon
LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF ITS SPECIAL FEATURES
- Powerful Engine & Battery
People are primarily looking for battery life and engine speed. All other details come second, so we wanted to offer you the awe-inspiring statistics on the GXL scooter. This electric scooter for adultsboasts a speed limit of 15.5 miles per hour with a radius of 12 miles on a single charge!
- Huge Tyres
The 8.5″ air-filled tires on this scooter serve many purposes that ultimately make your driving experience much better. They prevent tire wear, but they also make riding smoother by reducing the bounce-back effect caused by cracks and bumps.
- A powerful engine that accelerates to a maximum level of 15.5 miles per hour.
- The distance of 12 miles on this electric scooter is enough to get you to your destination and vice versa.
- 5″ tires that help you have a smoother ride when riding on rough surfaces.
- The intelligent control panel of the anti-glare LCD screen displays battery status, speed, current speed, and mileage.
- The LED front light worthy, shines in your life.
Why we liked it – The GOTRAX GXL has everything you need for a fast and smooth ride on your new electric scooter. The easy-access brake system helps you to stop immediately, which is always essential.
With 8.5-tires pneumatic tires that roll easily over the bumps and cracks in the city streets and sidewalks. The GXL is our most potent scooter, with a reinforced 250-watt motor and a 36V battery that accelerates up to 15 km/h for up to 12 miles. Thanks to the strengthened chassis, drivers weighing up to 220 kg can be supported.
Gotrax is not popular in the scooter world, but it has built up a loyal audience in recent years with reliable scooters that come standard at a reasonable price. The pricing aggressively undercuts most of the models, which are competitors, which is a great thing from a buyer’s perspective.
Drawing the general conclusions, it must be said that the Gotrax GXL is a capable electric scooter for those who want a personal transport vehicle to move around in big cities. Its weight and dimensions are adequate (those 12 kg is many kgs, but no other alternative is free of such weights), and the fact that it does not take speeds as fast as some other options do not make it a slow scooter.