Hiboy S2 Pro Electric Scooter, 500W Motor, 10″ Solid Tires, 25 Miles Range…

Hiboy S2 Pro Electric Scooter, 500W Motor, 10″ Solid Tires, 25 Miles Range, 19 Mph Folding Commuter Electric Scooter for Adults (Optional Seat)

Equipped with long-range 25 miles batteries, a smooth cruising and accelerating, and a portable folding structure. Also, the 10-inch solid tires provide max comfort, even on rough surfaces or speed bumps. It’s perfect for improving the commuting experience. You can’t deny that it’s an awesome way to get around. Powerful Motor and Long Battery Life – The 500 W electric brushless hub motor allows for speeds up to 19mph. High capacity battery (36V/11.6AH) with a Max Travel range of up to 25.6 miles under specific conditions, and max load of 220 lbs.

Hiboy S2 Pro Electric Scooter

  • 25 Miles Long-range 19 MPH Top-speed
  • 10-inch solid tires Aluminium Frame
  • Powerful 500W Motor
  • Double Braking System
  • Three Briliant Lights System
  • Portable Folding Design
  • Customized Cruise Speed Control
  • Hiboy S2 App

Powerful Motor Long Battery Life – The 500W electric brushless hub motor allows for speeds up to 19mph. High capacity battery (36V/11.6AH) with a Max travel range of up to 25.6 miles under specific conditions, and max load of 220 lbs.

Upgrade Your Commuting – Hiboy S2 Pro electric scooters front and rear wheel equipped with 10-inch solid tires and rear dual shock absorbers provide max comfort, even on rough surfaces or speed bumps.

Safety with Hiboy Scooter – Hiboy e-scooter features the ultra-bright headlights with a range of up to 15 meters to enhance safety. And double braking system features a disc braking and eABS regenerative anti-lock braking.

Perfect for Commute and Travel – Hiboy e-scooter collapses for easy storage in car trunks and other compact spaces. Extra detachable scooter’s seat is available for a more comfortable option. (Seat NOT included)

Hiboy S2 App – Simply connect Hiboy electric scooter’s app to lock your scooter, to customize the scooter acceleration and braking responses.

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Hiboy S2 Pro Review

If you’ve been a fan of electric scooters for any amount of time, you’re probably familiar with the Hiboy brand and its contributions to the industry. The company is known for continuously offering superior products as well as excellent customer support. Today we’re taking a look at the popular Hiboy s2 electric scooter.

The S2 Pro appears to be another promising addition to the long superior series of HiBoy electric scooters, offering regenerative braking, solid rubber tires, recycled energy, and more.

In this Hiboy S2 Pro review, we’ll have to delve through the S2 Pro’s inner workings to see its max speed, shock absorption capability, safety, brake system, and ability to carry heavier riders, among other functions.

Read below for in-depth details on the aesthetics and functionality of the HiBoy S2 scooter.

Who Should Buy Hiboy S2 Pro Electric Scooter

While the Hiboy scooter is built for adults, with all its safety features and adjustable modes, it will work just as well for pre-teens and teenagers. This is mainly if they’ve been on a scooter before.

The Hiboy S2 Pro is a high-quality electric scooter that offers impressive performance and features. It has a powerful motor that can reach speeds of up to 19 mph, making it ideal for commuting or leisurely rides. The scooter also has a long-range battery that can travel up to 25 miles on a single charge, which is great for longer trips.

It is not a starter scooter! If you have to commute long distances to work or school, it has cruise control, and excellent shock absorption makes it suitable for almost anyone and many different terrains.

One of the standout features of the Hiboy S2 Pro is its dual suspension system, which provides a smooth and comfortable ride even on rough terrain. The scooter also comes with large pneumatic tires that offer excellent traction and stability, as well as an easy-to-use folding mechanism for convenient storage and transportation. Other notable features include an LED display screen, front and rear lights for added visibility at night, and multiple riding modes to suit different preferences or skill levels.

It also doesn’t require a recharge for nearly 30 miles, which means that if you travel within a five-mile radius, you can go back and forth almost the entire week without needing to plug it in.

Hiboy S2 Pro Specs


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Features of the Hiboy S2 Pro

The Hiboy S2 scooter has a solid rubber deck that provides decent grip even if the bottom of your shoes is wet or if the deck has gotten a bit moist from a morning dew.

Handlebars / Information Center / Tech Stack

The handlebars are packed with features from the LED headlight to the control panel (power button, battery indicator, light, mode, temperature cruise control).

You have the electric brake, bell, throttle, and charging port as well.

When the scooter is off, press and hold the button for five seconds to turn it on; when the scooter is on, press and hold the button for five seconds to turn it off.

To have more control of your Hiboy S2 scooter, just download the app. “Hiboy S2” can be downloaded from the “App Store” (iPhone) or via “Google Play” (Android).

The control panel has five power lights on it, which show the power level.

When the scooter is switched on, a single tap turns on or off the front and side LED lights.

Please move to the other side of the street to cool down the scooter when the icon lights up.

To adjust the riding mode, double tap. The color red denotes sports mode, while the color green denotes comfort mode.

You’ve triggered cruise control once the icon lights up.

Tires on the S2 – Solid Honeycomb Scooter Tires are Made to Last

Another helpful addition is the large 10-inch solid rubber tires. They have excellent grip and increase overall driving performance significantly. The fact that these tires must be strong is one of their defining characteristics.

You won’t have to worry about the S2 Pro’s tires leaking air like pneumatic tires or having to be replaced because they’re solid tires made to last.

Solid tires can handle much more pressure from the weight and surfaces than pneumatic tires. Besides, they manage inclines beautifully. In addition, there is a rear fender over the rear wheel, which houses the rear LED light/brake light and protects you from getting overspray when you ride through a bit of water.

On a range of hills and terrain, many riders have put the S2 Pro to the test and have not been disappointed. This electric scooter retained its place near the top of the list of the best scooters we have tested throughout the various test runs.

It is important to note that scooters, like this Hiboy e-scooter, that have solid tires typically have a bit more of a rough ride as compared to those with pneumatic tires. We’d like to point out that the closest competitor to the Hiboy S2 Pro is the Segway Ninebot Max, and we feel like the Ninebot Max has a bit smoother of a ride simply because it has pneumatic tires. Something to think about.


To begin, ultra-bright LED headlights are an essential feature and great asset, with a range of up to 45 feet, ensuring that you are seen and protected at all times.

The incorporated tail light on the rear fender over the rear wheel is indeed a proper function, as it alerts those behind you that you are still around.

We do, however, encourage riders to wear appropriate safety equipment, such as protective clothing, a helmet, gloves, and so on.


The double braking system is one of the high points of the Hiboy S2 Pro Electric scooter.

The Hiboy S2 Pro has both electronic and disc brakes, resulting in excellent stopping ability. Like most scooters in this class, this Hiboy electric scooter has a regenerative braking system which will increase range and conserve overall battery consumption. However, in general, we feel that regenerative braking as a whole is more of a marketing ploy than something that provides substantial benefit. Regenerative braking really only adds a very short amount of energy back to the battery and isn’t enough to make much of a difference to the overall range.

One thing we found interesting was that riders might also use the Hiboy app to configure the double braking system so you can modify things like the electric brake response time and other features.

Max Speed

With a max speed of 19 mph, riders have enjoyed this updated version of the Hiboy S2 scooter. However, while this is all exciting, the max speed should only be attempted in the safest areas.

In a crowded area, the slower you go, the easier it is to slow down or stop. Also, if there are speed bumps, the manufacturers suggest that you go as slow as 5 mph. If you were to roll over speed bumps at max speed, it wouldn’t be too comfortable with the solid tire system on the hiboy s2 pro.

It is also not recommended that you accelerate while going downhill (however, I like to do it anyway — speed is my drug)! Otherwise, keep both feet on the deck and enjoy your scooter at full throttle.


One of the hottest features of the Hiboy s2 electric scooter is its range. Riders like to know that they can use their scooter without worrying about charging it every day.

The Hiboy S2 Pro Electric scooter has a range of 25 miles on a single charge. It is said that because of regenerative braking, the overall battery life / overall range can be extended to 35 miles. This is because of the kinetic energy feature, which occurs when the scooter is in motion. The energy builds up and automatically lengthens the range. However, we’re skeptical that range improves that much (I have not ridden the scooter until it dies yet).

Water Resistance

The Hiboy Pro is only slightly water-resistant and should, therefore, not be operated in heavy rainfall or puddles.

This can affect the scooter’s ability to function well and cause a shortage in the electrical circuit. The owner’s manual states that you should not ride in a puddle that is higher than 0.79 inches.

Portability Weight

The Hiboy s2 electric scooter has a foldable handlebar, and the scooter folds in about three seconds. The dimension, when folded, is 45.316.519.3 inches.

It is ideal for commuting to places where you cannot park a vehicle if you have lockers or need to place it in a corner.

Hiboy e-scooter folds for manageable storage in car trunks and other compact spaces anywhere you go. Additionally, it is easy to carry.

This is because the scooter only weighs 36.3 pounds, making it easy to lug around for short distances. Please ensure that the scooter is turned off before attempting to fold it.

To fold, unlock the folding tool and tilt the handlebar’s stem to clip the buckle on the rear fender. For the opening, squeeze the bell trigger to remove it from the hook. Finally, pull the handlebar upright and shut the folding system.

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Build Quality of the HiBoy S2 Pro

Hiboy creates machines that are both inexpensive and high-quality, as well as devices that work well and last a long time. The S2 Pro is more on the premium end of their lineup. They do have budget scooter models, but this isn’t one of them. Hiboy S2 Pro was clearly built as a direct competitor to the Segway Ninebot Max, and neither models are budget scooter model but rather a solid platform that fits the needs of most riders and will last a long time. Budget scooter models have a tendency to break before you hit the 100-mile mark.

The S2 Pro is designed in such a way that you will never feel uncomfortable when zipping around town. As we did in our test, riders can easily use this scooter for errands at nearly 20 mph.

It never faltered in its success. But, more importantly, we were at ease the whole time we were using the S2 Pro.

The S2 Pro’s rear dual shock suspension system is a significant part of that comfort. This scooter offers a decent suspension system, but we wish it had pneumatic tires because you feel a lot more of the bumps with solid tires.

The springs in the suspension system are made of steel alloy, ensuring that the shocks would last a long time. Heavier riders can appreciate this as well, as the S2 Pro can easily carry a rider weight of up to 260 pounds.

Overall, we are very pleased with the build quality of this Hiboy electric scooter.

Hiboy S2 Review

The Hiboy S2 electric scooter is an exciting find in a price tier dominated by cheap copies. It has features like strong acceleration, good brakes, a shock absorber, and a surprisingly sturdy build that can be modified to carry a seat, working in its favor.

But even with its rich feature set, it possesses blatant incapacities. You can afford to overlook ride quality at this price range, but considering the likes of well-built budget scooters like the Xiaomi M365, it shouldn’t be beyond your reach, even under 500.

Is the Hiboy S2 a standout electric scooter in its crowded category? Does it offer enough value to dethrone budget kings like the M365? In this Hiboy S2 review, we are going to find out.

MSRP: 530 Hiboy

  • Overview
  • Who’s it for?
  • HiBoy S2 Full Specs
  • Where to Buy Hiboy Scooters?
  • Performance
  • Speed Acceleration
  • Battery Range
  • Brakes
  • Design and Features
  • Hiboy S2 Build Quality
  • Portability
  • Cockpit
  • Ride Quality
  • Additional Features
  • Comparisons
  • Hiboy S2 vs S2 Pro vs S2 Lite
  • Hiboy MAX vs Hiboy S2
  • Hiboy S2 vs Xiaomi M365
  • Conclusion


Who’s it for?

If you need a scooter to ride on weekends or every now and then, the Hiboy S2 is a cheap but reliable option. Even though it won’t wow you with features, it is built solidly, gives a decent performance, and gives you the option of riding while seated.

Judging by the tubeless 8.5-inch tires that the S2 rolls on, there’s no question about where you should be riding it: smooth terrain only. This is NOT a scooter designed for exploring rugged trails. It is unforgivingly harsh, enough so that you can even feel the gaps on paved walkways. Venture beyond the beaten path at your peril.

Where to Buy Hiboy Scooters?

Highboy’s official webpage is the most convenient way to get yourself a new Hiboy electric scooter.

Check out the latest price for Hiboy S2 Series electric scooters.

Also, you can find Hiboy S2 and Hiboy S2 Pro from Amazon.


Speed Acceleration

The S2 sports a single 350W motor that can achieve a respectable top speed of 18.6 MPH. That’s decent enough for a fair amount of urban commuting.

The acceleration is slightly stronger than you’d expect, and it’s evident that it’s the scooter’s most notable feature. It clocks speeds of 15 MPH in 6.2 seconds, so it is remarkably fast on launch.

Even though it won’t struggle to launch you off with aplomb, don’t expect to be scaling steep inclines with the Hiboy S2, especially if you’re pushing the 260-pound rider weight limit. The S2 can’t climb anything past a 15 % gradient. It will take you nearly 20 seconds to climb up a 10% grade hill.

Battery Range

As expected, the H2 has a very modest battery. The 7.5aH 6V battery can only squeeze out 270 Watt-hours. That translates to roughly 17 miles of range.

Admittedly, that kind of capacity doesn’t inspire worry-free riding for most daily commutes. It’s enough for a weekend of fun or spontaneous short trips around town.

Realistically speaking, you should expect to get somewhere between 10 and 12 miles out of a full battery. On the upside, the small battery only takes three hours to recharge, so you don’t have to wait that long for a full battery.


The S2 sports a dual brake system—a front-wheel regenerative brake and a rear-wheel disc brake. Together, they afford it a decent stopping distance of 4.4 meters, so the scooter is pretty safe, generally speaking.

That said, you should always assume an active rider stance when braking (lean back). Otherwise, you risk a locked-up rear wheel. You activate both brakes when you hold down the brake lever on the right handlebar. However, the electronic brake has an independent thumb control on the left handlebar.

Having separate controls for each brake is a perk, no doubt, but it would have been much nicer if both controls were on the same side.

Design and Features

Hiboy S2 Build Quality

Full marks to the design team for the sleek, matte-black finish that makes the S2 look like a premium scooter. Its frame is made of light but stiff aircraft-grade aluminum alloy that can handle the wear and tear like the best of them.

Crucially, it allows the scooter to weigh less than 30 pounds (29.5 pounds, to be precise), making it over 6 pounds lighter than its bigger brother, the S2 Pro.

The low-lying deck hangs dangerously close to curbs and rocks. On the upside, it employs thick, rubber matting for grip instead of the grip tape we see so much of in budget scooters. The rear fender, rather disappointingly, doesn’t operate as a mechanical foot brake, even though it does a decent job of deflecting mud and dirt.

The build quality is adequate, but there are noticeable gaps in quality that a rider would immediately notice on the Hiboy S2.

Is Hiboy S2 Water-Resistant?

The S2 has an IP54 waterproof rating, which is almost unheard of in the budget scooter range. Stashed on the underside of the deck, the 350W motor is adequately sealed from moisture and dirt.

It’s still not a good idea to take off while it’s pouring as the solid tires don’t have nearly enough traction to ride fast in slippery conditions.


Despite the lack of folding handlebars, the S2 sports a compact form factor measuring 45 x 16 x 19 inches.

You can fold the stem backward over the deck and slide the hook on the back of the dashboard into a latch that’s built into the rear fender. You’ll need some practice to get used to this folding mechanism, but it works pretty well in terms of keeping the folded stem secured.

Impressively, the unlocked stem stays very stable in the riding position. There is minimal stem flex present.


An LED dashboard makes a bright center display for speed, battery level, riding mode, and cruise control monitoring on the cockpit. It is flanked on either side by the straightforward controls of the S2 electric scooter.

The left sports the throttle and the thumb-controlled electric brake, whereas the right has the brake lever and an electric bell. It’s a simple layout, but the biggest issue with it is the uncomfortably short handlebar length.

These handlebars are too short to feel stable when riding at speed, once again reinforcing this scooter’s low-performance status.

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Ride Quality

Even though it sports beginner-friendly controls, dual suspension, and large 8.5-inch wheels, the ride quality of the Hiboy S2 is nothing short of abysmal.

It’s rare to find a budget scooter with rear spring suspension, but that sense of wonder quickly dissipates once you realize that the solid tires take away all the dampening from the suspension.

It rattles uncomfortably over any terrain that’s not entirely smooth, and if you ride on anything other than tarmac, expect vibrating ankles and wrists and a brain massage. In other words, the S2 is very uncomfortable to ride on anything other than paved streets and tarmac.

App Digital Lock

You can get a more detailed breakdown of the scooter’s stats on the Hiboy S2 app, which displays battery stats, speed, motor power, and controller temperature in fine detail.

The app also equips you with a handy digital lock. When you activate it, you can lock the front tire into place and disengage the throttle to make the scooter completely immobile. Supplement this with a physical lock, and yours will be the most secure scooter on the planet.

Cruise Control

The cruise control function can activate in two ways: by tapping the dashboard button three times or by selecting it on the mobile app. Either way, it works like a charm, even though the mechanical activation procedure may feel a bit uncomfortable when your hands are occupied with the throttle and brakes.

Optional Seat

You’ll have to spend about 450 more to get your hands on the next cheapest seated scooter, so the S2 is, in fact, the best budget scooter in that category. The seat attachment costs a little more, but it’s a worthy investment if you just want a comfortable ride on smooth surfaces.


Hiboy S2 vs S2 Pro vs S2 Lite

The S2 also comes with two variants, the S2 Pro and the S2 Lite.

The smallest of the three is the S2 lite, which weighs only 21 pounds. It also has a smaller 250W motor that delivers a top speed of 13 MPH. Interestingly, it still features a dual-brake system and very responsive acceleration.

The S2 Pro weighs 36.3 pounds, but the extra weight doesn’t alter its rider weight limit at all, and it stands at 260 pounds like the S2. Solid 10-inch tires are still not the comfiest to ride on, but the S2 Pro delivers a slightly better range (25 miles) than its younger sibling.

Hiboy MAX vs Hiboy S2

With a top speed of 18.6 MPH and a range of 17 miles, the Hiboy MAX isn’t too different from the S2. The most significant differences between them illustrate that the S2 is the better option, even if it’s only just.

For starters, the MAX weighs over ten pounds more than the S2 despite offering the same performance levels. Hiboy MAX also has a higher maximum rider limit of 260 pounds.

Where it does excel, however, is where it matters most. The MAX has far better ride quality than the S2 owing to its better tire and suspension configuration.

Hiboy S2 vs Xiaomi M365

The M365 is a budget scooter that needs no introduction. On paper, it is faster and lighter than the Hiboy S2, but riding tests also prove that it is the undisputed winner of the ride quality contest.

The M365 still rests in the budget range, offering an 18 MPH top speed and 15 miles of range on a full charge. At 26 pounds, it is about three pounds lighter than the S2, making it slightly more manageable for commuting.

Its air-filled tires are far superior to the solid honeycombs on the S2, so the difference in ride quality between the two scooters is almost like night and day. You still won’t want to take it off-road, but you’ll be far more comfortable riding on small bumps.


If you need a budget scooter with a seat attachment, there’s no question that the Hiboy S2 (or any of its variants, for that matter) is an excellent solution. With its pretty good acceleration and decent top speed, it’s a fantastic scooter for short trips.

Ride quality is as bad as you can expect, and you shouldn’t buy the S2 as anything other than a comfortable street scooter for smooth terrain.

It includes every other bell and whistle you might need, including a high-mounted LED light, so in terms of being an affordable commuter scooter, the Hiboy S2 is not the worst option you could go with.

Hiboy S2 review

The Hiboy S2 is a solid, value-priced electric scooter with some extra niceties such as lights all around and a dual-braking system. However, it’s not the most powerful model, and could struggle on hills for larger riders.


  • Front, rear, and side lights
  • Regenerative and mechanical brakes
  • Sensible design


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Motor: 350W, front wheel Battery: 270Wh Max range: 17 miles Max speed: 19 MPH Tires: 8.5-inch, rubber Size (unfolded): 45.7 x 6.9 x 47.2 inches Weight: 29.5 Pounds

How much scooter is just enough? While it’s not the flashiest electric scooter, the Hiboy S2 delivers a lot of value for those looking for an affordable ride to get them from their home to the office, or to scoot about town. It has a reasonably strong motor, a sensible design, and niceties such as a dual-braking system and lights that wrap all the way around the scooter. While it’s not perfect — I would have preferred a smoother ride and a longer range — it’s well-suited for that last-mile commute. See how it compares to the best electric scooters by reading the rest of our Hiboy S2 review.

HIboy S2 review: Price and availability

The Highboy S2 is available online at Amazon and other retailers. Its regular price is 549, which feels a little overpriced for what it offers, but I’ve seen it on sale for as little as 399. If you see it for that price, it’s definitely worth the purchase.

Highboy also sells a version of the S2 with a detachable seat for 479.

The company sells an upgraded version, the S2 Pro, for 669 (which was discounted to 532 at the time of writing). It has a more powerful 500W motor (to the S2’s 350W motor), larger 10-inch tires (the S2 has 8.5-inch tires), and a longer maximum range of 25 miles, versus 17 for the S2. The S2 Pro is also available with a detachable seat for 559.

HIboy S2 review: Design

This is a functional scooter. Design-wise, it looks a bit nicer than other budget scooters, such as the GoTrax GXL V2 — the Hiboy S2’s cables are all routed internally down the front, and only pop out at the bottom.

The right handlebar has a push-button throttle and a handbrake to operate the scooter’s mechanical disc brake. On the left handlebar is another push button for the regenerative brakes. The controls were all comfortable and easy to use.

In the middle of the S2’s handlebars is a small color display, not unlike the one on the Segway Ninebot Kickscooter Max. In the center is a large readout that shows your speed; below that is a battery meter, and at the top is a bar that shows how much power the scooter’s motor is using or — if you’re using the regenerative brakes — how much energy is being sent back to the battery.

The S2’s deck is coated with a nice, grippy rubber that has small diamond-shaped nubs. While I felt the size of the deck was a touch small (at least for a big person like me), I never felt like my feet would slip off.

HIboy S2 review: Performance

The S2’s 350-Watt motor isn’t going to win you any races, but it was able to scoot me along at speeds of up to 19 miles per hour on flat roads. Uphill was another matter; when riding up my standard test incline (about a 6 percent grade), the S2 slowed down to around 3-4 miles per hour — slow enough that I almost had to get off and walk. If you’re a larger person, and plan to take your scooter up hills, I recommend a model with a beefier motor.

In addition to a headlight and a tail light, the S2 has a series of LEDs that run the length of its base, and illuminate the ground on either side of you. It’s a neat effect, and it helps others see you a bit better, too.

The S2’s headlight was fairly bright, and projected a beam that lit up the ground about 15 feet in front of the scooter. It was helpful when trying to spot potholes at night, but I wish it were just a tad closer to the front of the scooter.

The S2 rides on 8.5-inch rubber tires. While they will never go flat, it does result in a somewhat bumpier ride than I’d like over uneven pavement. I found myself avoiding cracks and potholes more than I would on a scooter with air-filled tires.

I liked that the S2 has both regenerative braking as well as a rear mechanical disc brake. I found myself using the former more than the latter; the regenerative braking was more gentle, so I came to a stop much more gradually than when using the disc brake, which was very aggressive. not that it’s a bad thing.

Good for commuters, the Hiboy S2 can fold up quickly, thanks to a sturdy but Smart latching mechanism in the front. I wasn’t as big a fan of the rear latch, which keeps the downtube in place when the scooter is folded.

You have to manually lift up a small metal loop, and snag a small hook on the downtube. It’s a little fussier than it should be. And, at just under 30 pounds, the S2 is heavier than the Razor Icon and the Unagi Model One, both of which weigh around 25-26 pounds.

HIboy S2 review: Battery life and range

Hiboy says that the S2’s max range is 17 miles, assuming you weigh 150 pounds, you’re riding in 77°F temperatures, and the throttle is at 50% on level pavement.

After about 7 miles of riding, which included some hills but was mostly flat, the S2’s battery was down to two bars out of five, so I’d estimate that the scooter would get around 10 miles before it needed a recharge. That’s not horrible, but it’s not much better than some of the best electric scooters for kids. Then again, your mileage may vary based on your size and where you ride.

HIboy S2 review: Verdict

If you can find the Hiboy S2 for 399, it’s a great value, as it delivers more features and a more powerful motor than other electric scooters around that price. The GoTrax GXL V2, for instance, has a 250W motor, a shorter 12-mile range, and costs about 330. The Swagtron Swagger 5 Boost, which has a 300W motor and a 12-mile range, is 289.

The Hiboy’s ride was on the rough side — which is not surprising, given its rubber tires — and its range could be better, but I did appreciate such niceties as the regenerative and manual brakes, as well as all the lighting. If your scooting needs are modest, you’ll find the Hiboy S2 will more than satisfy.

Michael A. Prospero is the U.S. Editor-in-Chief for Tom’s Guide. He oversees all evergreen content and oversees the Homes, Smart Home, and Fitness/Wearables categories for the site. In his spare time, he also tests out the latest drones, electric scooters, and Smart home gadgets, such as video doorbells. Before his tenure at Tom’s Guide, he was the Reviews Editor for Laptop Magazine, a reporter at Fast Company, the Times of Trenton, and, many eons back, an intern at George magazine. He received his undergraduate degree from Boston College, where he worked on the campus newspaper The Heights, and then attended the Columbia University school of Journalism. When he’s not testing out the latest running watch, electric scooter, or skiing or training for a marathon, he’s probably using the latest sous vide machine, smoker, or pizza oven, to the delight — or chagrin — of his family.

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