Gotrax G4 Electric Scooter Review
Gotrax G4 Electric Scooter: QUICK OVERVIEW
Review of: Gotrax G4 10 inch Electric Scooter
What We Like
What We Don't Like
The Gotrax G4 features 10-inch air-filled tires and the first one with such tires in the Gotrax lineup of electric scooters. Therefore, it is one of the best options for you to consider when riding those paved surfaces.
This lightweight ride ensures proper handling and balance. The materials used in the construction of this electric scooter is aluminum. The G series by Gotrax is all about big motors, must-have features, and longer rides.
This Gotrax G4 review will explore in detail what this electric scooter has to offer, so let’s begin!
Gotrax G4 Review - Elevate your commute
The G4 electric scooter by Gotrax is one of the recent inclusions by the company in the G Series which features 10-inch air-filled tires. It means you are all in for a comfortable ride just as if you are riding a bicycle.
It also comes with a big battery to provide you with decent mileage and a powerful motor to provide you with better top speeds and handling inclination properly.
Let’s start the Gotrax G4 review by discussing some of the primary features of this electric scooter.
Gotrax G4 Technical Details
350W Motor / Power
The Gotrax G4 electric scooter comes equipped with a 350W motor. It means that the scooter can manage high torque even without consuming too much power. With this much power under the hood, this scooter can reach up to a top speed of 20 miles per hour with a maximum load capacity of 220 pounds.
Furthermore, this machine can conveniently handle an inclination of 15-degree. This is something incredible and if you are looking for an e-scooter for your daily commute then you shouldn’t ignore the Gotrax G4 at all.
The motor doesn’t make any noise either so you are in for a quieter ride without disturbing anyone around you.
Battery / Upgraded Range
The lithium battery installed in the G4 Gotrax charges quickly and it will not discharge too quickly either. The 36V 10.4 Amp battery can last up to 25 miles per charge and you can even go for longer commutes if you want.
This scooter has been designed to allow you to ride more and charge less. For daily commutes these numbers are specs are ideal. You can easily ride to your workplace or bus stop to reach your destination. And while you are working, you can charge it in no time.
Your G4 scooter will be ready for you to ride before your work is finish and you can use it to ride back home in style. It only takes 4 to 5 hours for a full charge and discharges pretty slowly. Just make sure that you don’t exceed the weight limit or go over a 15-degree inclination.
New Body Design and Structure
When it comes to the design and structure of this electric scooter, the Gotrax G4 is one of the best. The foldable design allows you to conveniently carry it with you. The scooter features aluminum construction so it is going to be lightweight to carry.
Moreover, the folding mechanism itself is pretty simple and you won’t have to put in much effort to fold it. The Gotrax G4 scooter only weighs around 43 and a half pounds and its dimensions are 45.2-inch x 21.1-inch x 8-inch.
Hence, you can easily fold it and pick it up with ease and place it anywhere you want for storage. This e-scooter is designed to provide you with a comfortable ride and features a big deck so that you can easily stand on it without any issues.
Lights & Braking system
Now let’s talk about the lights and braking system in this Gotrax G4 review. This electric scooter comes with an improved lighting system both on the front and on the rear end. Therefore, you can comfortably ride in the dark.
Other people on the road can easily notice you and there won’t be any risk associated with collisions on the road. The headlamp of this scooter allows you to comfortably see in the dark to avoid any potholes or bumps on the road.
The Gotrax G4 also comes with a powerful braking system to ensure that you don't have to deal with a longer stopping distance at all. This electric scooter comes with a dual braking system.
The front end features an electric ABS braking system, while the rear end features a disc braking system. When you are at the top speed this braking system will do its job pretty effectively to restrict the scooter as soon as you press the brakes.
Frequently Asked Questions on Gotrax G4
Is the Gotrax G4 motor in the front or back?
The Gotrax G4 motor is in the rear end right next to the disk braking system. It is a 350W motor that has been upgraded not to produce too much noise while in operation.
Can I put solid tires on the Gotrax G4?
Yes, you can put solid tires on Gotrax G4 if you want. But make sure that they are 10-inch in size to avoid any inconvenience.
Is it a good scooter to ride uphill?
The Gotrax G4 is designed to handle an inclination of up to 15-degree. It means it can handle uphill surfaces in a decent enough manner. Don’t exceed the weight limit (220 lbs).
Comparison with Inokim Light 2 Electric Scooter
The Inokim Light 2 is pretty close to the Gotrax G4 in terms of features and specs. You will notice that it also comes with a 350W motor but it is significantly lighter than the Gotrax G4 as it only weighs 30 lbs. Both the e-scooters have quick and easy folding designs.
However, the Inokim Light 2 is slightly better in terms of top speed as it can reach up to 21 miles per hour. But the Gotrax G4 has an upper hand when it comes to mileage with 25 miles per charge as opposed to a mere 15 miles per charge of Inokim Light 2.
Both the scooters do have pretty comfortable decks and they both also come with air-filled tires for handling any bumps on the road. The Gotrax G4 also has an advantage over the Inokim Light 2 when it comes to tire size.
The G4 features 10-inch tires while the Light 2 comes with 8.5-inch tires. The ride on Gotrax G4 is much smoother as compared to Inokim Light 2. The Inokim Light 2 also features a drum braking system both on the front and on the rear.
But the G4 comes with a disc braking system on the rear and E-ABS on the front. So the G4 has much better stopping-power as well. The G4 is a top-notch electric scooter that is built to perform and if you are looking for the right option for your daily commute then nothing beats the good old G4 by Gotrax.
In this in-depth Gotrax G4 review, we have found that this electric scooter is the best value for money. It comes with a top speed of 20 miles an hour and can deliver 25 miles per charge.
It is pretty easy to fold and lift and is equipped with a disc braking system to ensure the safety of the rider as well as others (don't forget to wear an helmet when riding !). The 10-inch air-filled tires and a large deck make sure that your ride comfort remains at its very best.