Electric scooter shares are great, and people are loving them by most accounts. At just $1 to start and $0.15 per minute afterwards, they are an affordable way for many people to test ride their first personal electric vehicle. However, when people start using them as a regular form of transportation, the cost can quickly add up to the price of buying an equivalent electric scooter. That has led to a surge in sales of consumer electric scooters over the past year. Here’s a rundown of the best and most affordable electric scooters on the market. The GXL features a top speed of 15.5 mph (25 km/h), a range of 12.5 miles (20 km). Its 36V battery recharges in approximately 4 hours. The scooter has 8.5″ air-filled tires to help absorb some of the road shock. The GXL’s weight capacity is 220 lbs (100 kg). The Gotrax GXL electric scooter comes with a 250 W motor with two speed settings. It also has a digital speedometer and battery meter, which is a nice feature not found on many scooters. While the Gotrax GXL is normally priced at $499, it is currently available on sale for just $399 on Amazon. That’s actually a heck of a deal for this robust scooter. The Xiaomi M365 wasn’t the first ...