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If your teenager has been begging for a hoverboard for Christmas, you are most definitely not alone! These popular items have had increasing sales for the past few years and also an improving safety track record. If you’ve been holding out on buying one, now is a great time because there are some deals to be had on the most popular brands. Here are our top picks for hoverboards this year.
1. Razor HoverTrax 2.0
Razor, best known for their Razor scooters, has come out with the HoverTrax 2.0 that has teens and moms alike thrilled. The Hovertrax 2.0 comes in 5 great colors and follows the “safety first” motto. It was the first brand in the US to receive the UL2272 listing for safety, ensuring that the product meets or exceeds standard for fire and electrical safety. The Hovertrax 2.0 uses exclusive “EverBalance” technology for a smooth and easy ride, every time. Speeds reach up to 8mph and the battery charge time is 60 minutes.
2. Swagtron T3 Hoverboard
Swagtron’s newest hoverboard for this season is the T3, a rugged and stylish hoverboard designed to be used both for fun and as transportation. The T3 has 6 different color options to customize the sporty body and aluminum wheels. The T3 has a built in carrying strap and built in bluetooth speakers, which really sets it apart from other hoverboards.
3. Epikgo Self Balance Scooter Board
Epikgo launched their self balancing scooter board in September of 2016 and it has already sold out at most retailers. The Epikgo is like a hoverboard on steroids – bigger tires, more speed and climbing capability. The Epikgo prides itself on being “indestructible” and is built with all-terrain tires and a durable body design. The board can reach speeds up to 12mph and has a 10 mile riding range in addition to LED “headlights”, making it an option for commuters.
4. Segway MiniPro Ninebot
The Segway MiniPro Ninebot is a crossover between a hoverboard and a traditional Segway vehicle with hand controls. The MiniPro is hands free and has “knee controls” which allow for more precision in steering. The MiniPro has automatic safety lights and antitheft security. Increased battery time means hours of riding without having to recharge.
|Razor Hovertrax 2.0||Swagtron T3||Epikgo||Segway MiniPro Ninebot|
|Use time on full battery||60 mins||60 mins||90 mins||4 hours|
|Max Rider Weight||220 lbs||220 lbs||240 lbs||220 lbs|