The best electric scooters from Xiaomi, Ninebot, Inokim and Elka are at their lowest-ever prices but only for today!
Electric scooters are a common sight on UK roads during the summer, and while you see less of them during the colder months that hasn’t stop manufacturers from joining in on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday fun. Some of the best e-scooters have never been – and probably won’t be – cheaper for the foreseeable future.
We’ve rounded up the best e-scooters deals for you, regardless of your budget. All of these deals expire today, so if you’re looking for a great e-scooter, it’s a good idea to grab them at these rock-bottom prices now!
Best e-scooter deals under £300 (Xiaomi M365)
Our favourite budget e-scooter – the Xiaomi M365 – is now available for £299, a whole £100 cheaper than its original £399 price; the same goes for the Ninebot Segway ES1. While Ninebot’s offering has solid rubber tyres that never puncture, we recommend the Xiaomi because it has better mileage, more reliable pneumatic tyres and comes with a two-year warranty, as opposed to just one on the Ninebot.
We can still recommend the Xiaomi M365 over its successor the M365 Pro if you’re on a budget, but we can’t say the same about the Ninebot Segway ES1. Thankfully, it’s powerful successor the Ninebot Segway ES4 is also heavily discounted in the current Black Friday sales, although it’s in a different price range.
Best e-scooter deals between £300 and £400 (Elka Model-T)
Willing to stretch your budget a little more? You can nab one of the two Xiaomi M365 special edition e-scooters (“Camo” or “Safari”) for £350, which is again £100 cheaper than its original asking price of £450. Note that this only includes sticker kits that you can also buy individually to customise your M365.
Another new e-scooter that’s cheaper for Black Friday is the Elka Model-T Electric Scooter, which is currently £345, again £100 cheaper than its original £445 price tag. The best part of this e-scooter is that you can remove its battery and charge it separately.
All the other scooters on this list have to be physically connected to a charging point because the battery is part of the e-scooter. The Elka e-scooter also has puncture-proof tyres and regenerative braking, which stores any excess kinetic energy that’s available when you release the brake throttle into the motor to give you additional charge.
Best e-scooter deals between £400 and £500 (Xiaomi M365 Pro)
Meanwhile, our favourite e-scooter – the Xiaomi M365 Pro – has just had a heavy price cut from £525 to just £439, making it the first time that the scooter has dropped below £450 this year. We’ve reviewed most of the e-scooters in the UK and find the M365 Pro the best because it’s not too heavy and has three riding modes compared to its predecessor, the M365. It’s larger battery life compared to that unit also means it has more mileage, so you won’t need to charge it very often.
Best e-scooter deals between £500 and £600 (Ninebot Segway ES4)
If you’re inclined to go for an upgraded version of the Ninebot Segway, then we recommend the Ninebot Segway ES4, which is now available for £539 (discounted by £150). Not only is this Ninebot’s best and latest offering, but it also has a large battery that will last you 45kms, which means you can go for days between charges. Mind you, it’s heavy though, but that shouldn’t be a problem if you have a car.
Best e-scooter deals over £600 (Inokim Light 2)
Other top-end models that are included in the Black Friday sales are e-scooters from Inokim and Egret. While these e-scooters are more powerful, more expensive and therefore more heavily discounted than Xiaomi and Ninebot’s offering, we’re currently sceptical about wholeheartedly recommending them because the law regarding riding electric scooters is still grey in the UK, and these scooters ride much faster than electric bikes in some instances.
Are electric scooters legal in the UK?
Riding electric scooters are still considered illegal on both roads and pavements in the UK. That said, the chances of you getting penalised – especially if you’re taking the proper precautions while riding – are negligible. This is contrary to other European cities where e-scooters are soaring in popularity. Both the Xiaomi M365 and Ninebot Segway offerings have robust bodies with manageable top speeds that can be mastered with minimal practice.
If you ride an e-scooter or are considering buying one in these Black Friday sales, then consider purchasing a helmet and scooter light to ensure a safe ride. Again, we’re not sure how long these deals will last, so be sure to take full advantage of them as soon as you can.