EcoReco M5 E-Scooter Electric Scooter Review

Sturdy and stylish, the EcoReco M5 E-Scooter is similar to it’s EcoReco M3 predecessor, except that it has been improved with an additional built-in rear suspension.

Eco-friendly, compact and portable, the M5 is designed for riders who have to go through rough surfaces in their daily routes and want a less bumpy ride.

Available Colors: Blazing Red and Premium Black.
Each scooter comes with one external charger.

 

Quick Summary

  • Weight: 36 lbs
  • Charging Time: 2.5 hrs to 85% and 4.5 hrs to full
  • Long battery cycle life: 2000+ charge cycles
  • Range: Up to 20 miles per charge*
  • Speed: UP to 20 MPH*
  • Energy efficiency: 2,000 MPGe*/ 500 miles on $1
  • Safe-start and smart brake


 

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EcoReco M5 E-Scooter
Amazon Number of Reviews* 12
Amazon Best Sellers Rank* (Sports & Outdoors) #39,836
Amazon Best Sellers Rank* (Sports & Outdoors > Outdoor Recreation > Skates,
Skateboards & Scooters > Scooters > Scooters)
#163
Price Range
Colors Black or Red
Weight of Scooter 36 lbs
Battery Charging Time 2.5 hrs to 85% and 4.5 hrs to full
Speed Range of Scooter Speeds up to 20 miles per hour (rider weight and terrain contingent)
Range Up to 20 miles per charge*
Maximum Weight Capacity Up to 250 pounds
>Dimensions 36″L x 6″W x 12″H
Handle Bar Adjustable Height for Handle Bar
Front Brake
Back Brake Yes
Kick Stand Yes
Wheels  
Frame 6061-T6 aircraft Aluminum
Deck 6061-T6 aircraft Aluminum
Tires Solid Rubber, Non-Inflating
Motor: 250W brushless free-wheel hub motor
Battery: 36V 8ah LiFePO4 battery (Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP)
Charge System: Charging Time: 2.5 hrs to 85% and 4.5 hrs to full
Controller: LED back-lit dashboard shows you the speed, battery status, odometer, trip distance and total charge cycles at a glance.
Drive:  
Forks:  
User Controls:  
Seat Kit: No Seat
Others: Comes with front and rear suspension. Has a variable speed throttle design.
EcoReco M5 E-Scooter
Pros
  • Fast Folding Mechanism.
  • Convenient and portable.
  • Safe-start throttle and two-staged brake
  • It can be alternatively used as a standard manual kick scooter without power
  • Well built.
  • Great for short commutes and light grocery shopping.
  • Smoother and less bumpy ride compared to the M3 predecessor.
  • Charges quickly.
  • Cool and fun to ride.
  • Discreet and small.
Cons
 

  • Heavy to carry.
  • Deck is high, so kicking it as a regularly kick scooter is slightly more difficult.
  • Expensive.
  • No external lights included.
  • No seat attached.
EcoReco M5 E-Scooter
Our Score 8.2 out of 10
Our Verdict A popular choice for those who want to upgrade from their manual kick scooters and kick into high gear.

The EcoReco M5 is equipped with a 250 watt motor and double suspension to soften bumps and make your ride a smoother and faster one.

Notably, it comes with a kickstand that’s great for parking or charging.

While it stands out for it’s sleek form, sturdy structure and style factor, it hard to ignore the high price and heavy weight.

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*Information is based on Amazon Content at time of publishing article. Subject to updates and changes periodically. (Last Updated: August 2015)



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