The speed and design makes the Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES2 easily fit the mold as the best electric scooter for climbing hills, but not so much the best electric moped. The 300W motor is pushing decent speeds, while the short charging time gets it up and running ASAP. It\u2019s a solid choice for those looking to reduce their footprint and commute with something smaller.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES2\r\nA commuter\u2019s companion: the Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES2 is a lightweight e-scooter for those looking to drop the car and go with something less impactful.\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nGoing 15mph isn\u2019t terrible, but it isn\u2019t great either; it\u2019s average, at best. But on the bride side, the Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES2 is consistent with its speed. There\u2019s enough torque to handle a few choice inclines. Cruise control can limit your speed and push the battery a little bit further.\r\nSafety\r\nThe Segway Ninebot Kickscooter provides multiple safety features, like LED lights. More importantly, its Smart Battery Management system ensures the safety of the battery cells while also eeking out more power. It also uses an electric brake and mechanical brake (rear wheel), which provides a good amount of stopping power, but not quite like a 1000W Zipper Off Road Electric Scooter.\r\nBattery Life\r\nThe battery could be better. Its 187Wh lithium-ion battery has enough juice to provide 15.5 miles of travel, which translates to about an hour of runtime. On the bright side, it charges incredibly fast, only in 3.5 hours! There\u2019s also an opportunity to purchase extra battery capacity, or upgrade to a Ninebot Max, ES4 Electric Kick Scooter, or NanRobot D4+.\r\nDurability\r\nThis folding electric e scooter took the lightweight and durable route, incorporating high-strength aerospace-grade aluminum alloy for the frame. It\u2019s the same kind of material used by Xiaomi Mi, the Xiaomi M365 Pro to be specific. It does provide a lighter profile, but at the cost of lower max load of 220 lbs. For comparison, the NanRobot D5+ adult electric scooters can handle 330 lbs.\r\nValue\r\nSpending $589 on the Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES2 is not too far off from what it deserves. You also have to consider, like we did in this Ninebot Segway ES2 review, that this is Segway we\u2019re talking about. Segway has a history of quality machines. If you take into consideration our Segway Ninebot ES2 Electric Scooter review, it\u2019s worth picking up on sale. It\u2019s still better priced than the Glion Dolly Foldable Lightweight Adult Electric Scooter, however.\r\nSegway Ninebot Kickscooter ES2 Wrap Up\r\nThe Segway Ninebot Kickscooter ES2 isn\u2019t incredibly special, but it\u2019s a solid choice for commuting, at least for lighter individuals given its 220 max load. Yes, 15mph is average, but it can push those speeds for at least an hour, with a short charging time, which means you can let it charge while you work, then take off at the end of the day.