As of 2015, the top three recommendations for electric scooters for adults are the Super Turbo 1000-watt Elite 36v Electric Scooter, the Super Lithium 1300 Brushless Electric Scooter and the Uberscoot 1000w Electric Scooter, according to Electric Scooters Guide.
The Super Turbo 1000-watt Elite 36v Electric Scooter is rated to a user weight of 250 pounds and capable of transporting a rider at 26 miles per hour on flat, paved terrain. Some notable features include a solid steel frame, full suspension, fold-down design, chain drive and front and rear disc brakes, as reported by Amazon.com. The shipping weight is 95 pounds, upgrades are available and Amazon.com users rate it 4.4 out of five stars, as of August 2015. A fully charged battery on this scooter travels up to 18 miles.
The Super Lithium 1300 Brushless Electric Scooter has a top speed of 27 to 34 miles per hour and travels 10 to 21 miles on a full charge, depending on user weight, and the maximum is also 250 pounds, according to Super Cycles and Scooters. It has all of the previously mentioned features of the other scooter, upgrades available and a shipping weight of 84 pounds. Both scooters have hill kits available for heavier riders, but this one has more potential for speed and power.