29 Dec, 22

Electric scooters may seem expensive because of their batteries. Typically, it is more expensive than the other parts of a scooter. 

Can you tell me how much it costs? There are a number of factors that influence the answer, of course. And the prices vary from one to another.

Actually, the battery’s power is the most important factor in determining its price. It is the battery of an electric scooter that determines how far it can travel on a single charge. The higher the battery power, the longer a ride will last on a single charge, and the overall performance will also improve. But what type of battery do they use in electric scooters and what is the cost of these different types of batteries? Let’s find out.

There are three types of batteries available for electric scooters:

  • Lithium-ion 
  • Lead-Acid
  • Nickel Metal Hydride

Lithium-ion batteries are expensive and are used widely by top electric scooter brands. Hence, all information will be shared based on the Li-ion batteries. 

 

So, How much does an electric battery cost?

An electric scooter battery costs between 60,000 and upto 1,20,000 for an average model. It can be less or more in some cases.

The typical price of a battery ranges from 1/3 to half the price of an electric scooter. Here are the Gemopai electric scooter’s battery prices, which will give you an idea of how much an electric scooter battery can cost.

Gemopai Ryder:  

Variant

Price

48V 26AH

28394

48V 30AH

32752

48V 40AH

43672


Gemopai Astrid Lite:

Variant

Price

72V 24AH

39310

72V 30AH

50392

72V 40AH 

64269

 

We hope you got an idea of how costly an electric scooter battery can be, and why it is the most important component of any electric scooter. 

If your scooter’s battery is damaged your whole electric scooter has no value, either you want to use it or sell it. So, here are some tips on how you can replace your E-scooter battery without any hustle.

So, if the battery is the most expensive part of an e-scooter and even though batteries are a very important part, people usually do not take good care of their E-Scooter’s batteries, because most of them actually don’t know how the small things can be very useful in preventing early battery damage. Here we covered, some very useful safety tips everyone should adopt for improved battery life.

 

1). Charge in a cool and dry environment:-

The temperature affects the battery’s lifespan. So, the battery should be kept in a dry place at a cool temperature, ideally around 25 degrees Celsius.

2). Charge and Use it regularly:-

One should charge the battery and use the scooter regularly as regular use of the battery keeps it in good condition and improves the performance of the scooter as well.

3). Charge with the original chargers Only:- 

Only chargers approved by the battery manufacturer should be used to charge a battery. Unauthorized chargers can affect battery life and may also pose a safety risk if the battery is not compatible.

Want to know more about how to prevent battery damage and improve your e-scooter’s life and performance? Read this guide on how to make the best out of your e-scooter battery.

But what if your battery is damaged and you are struggling to replace it? You should follow the below-given tips.

How to replace your E-scooter’s damaged battery?

There is a possibility that the manufacturer will need to replace the scooter if it is still under warranty.

Alternatively, if you have a new battery, you can replace the old one with the new one, as the warranty on your old one is expired.