Are you wondering if you should buy a gas powered scooter vs. Electric?
They both have their benefits; let’s go over the gas powered scooter benefits.
Gas powered scooters can travel up to 200 miles (if not more) on a 2 gallon tank. If you’re on the go all the time and do not have time to wait for a battery to charge (unless you want to buy multiple batteries but even with multiple batteries it is good to let your scooter have a break in between rides.) or drive more than 20 miles, a gas powered motor scooter will be ideal for you.
Another benefit of a gas powered motor scooter is that you can go much faster, double or triple the speed of that of an electric powered scooter. Some gas powered motor scooters can go up to 100 miles per hour and up. As to electric powered scooters being at 25 miles tops. If you want to drive on the highway or go off road a gas powered motor scooter is a must.
A gas powered scooter can carry more weight. If you want to take someone for a ride you will be able to as some gas powered scooters can carry up to 400 pounds.
Gas powered scooters are easier to fix but require more maintenance. A gas powered scooters is way more durable because of a stronger design.
There is no effect on a gas powered scooter in cold or hot temperatures. If you live in a cold area, it might be a better idea for you to get a gas powered scooter because with electric powered scooters the battery tends to be affected by colder weather.
If you are concerned about the environment, both types are extremely better for the environment. Gas powered scooter burns four times less fossil fuel than that of your average car but if you want to be 100% green then you would need to go with an electric powered scooter. If you’re looking for something in between, both gas and electric and want to wait there is talk about a hybrid motor scooter coming out.
You can see that they each have benefits. Whichever model you decide on, will save you money in gas for sure. With a gas powered scooter, you can Get 50-80 miles and up to the gallon. compare that to your car!
Source by Orelio Matias