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What are the Best Electric Scooters for Hills?

27th August 2020

Electric scooters are becoming increasingly popular because they can make your daily commute much easier. They're reliable, powerful and environmentally friendly! They also help you avoid busy public transport.

But what if your commute contains a lot of hills? Though many of the scooters are powerful enough to gain a lot of speed, in order to climb hills you need a lot of power too. On top of the high wattage, you also need to look at the hill climbing features, and the weight capacity to ensure it is suitable for you.

We're taking a look at which scooters have the best power, and other hill climbing features, to save you walking up that hill every day.


This scooter has a very practical design, aimed at an urban commuter. Though cities are often lacking in steep hills, the Urban HMBRG still has a 350W power output. This amount of power is great for climbing hills, should you need to, as it also features a max rider weight of 100kg. Some of the other amazing features of this scooter include:
  • Top Speed: 17.4mph
  • Range: Up To 15.5 Miles
  • 350W Motor
  • Weight: 17kg
  • Easy folding
  • Front & Rear Mechanical Disc Brakes
the urban hmbrg electric scooter


The Zero 9E offers an impressive 600W motor. Because of this, its also more suited to longer, regular commutes as it offers stability and comfort over longer distances. Zero has a growing reputation for its range of well-built scooters giving great value for money, with their high amount of power. On top of this power, the Zero 9E also offers:
  • Top Speed of 34 kmh
  • Front & Rear LED Lights
  • 10.5Ah Battery
  • 100kg weight capacity
  • Suspension: rear air shocks / front spring
  • Brakes: front disc / rear drum brakes
Zero 9e electric scooter


The E-Tow booster GT boasts the highest power wattage in this list, with a 700W brushless motor! In addition to this, the scooter also has very low weight of only 12.3kg, making it very easy to carry, if needed on your commute, plus a much higher weight capacity of 125kg.

If all of these features aren't enough this E-Tow model also has a slope climbing angle ability of 25 degrees! plus these great specs:
  • Max Speed: Up to 40 kmh
  • Max Range: Up to 50km
  • Height Adjustable
  • Fully Foldable
etow booster electric scooter

There's a wide range of scooters available out there, with all sort of different specs and features to help you climb hills. If your commute is full of hills, hopefully this helps you find the perfect vehicle. When looking into electric scooters, make sure to check out each of these main features to make sure it is suitable for your commute.

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