Kugoo Kirin X1 Electric Scooter Review

Kugoo Kirin was founded in 2015 by a team of experts in the field of E-scooters. The purpose for this company is to produce the “Cool Green” electric scooter protecting the environment and helping millions of people to commute in a new innovative way. Today we are writing one of the electric scooters, the X1 e-scooter from them.

Kugoo Kirin X1 electric scooter

The KUGOO KIRIN X1 is a model of electric scooter with front 8.5" pneumatic tire and rear 8.0" honeycomb tire for outstanding mobility. The height of the handlebar can be adjusted, so it is suitable for riders at different heights. If you are looking for an electric scooter with price between $500 with $700, read on for our review of the X1 electric scooter below.

The Kugoo Kirin X1 electric scooter is equipped with a 48V, 600W powerful brush-less motor, with this engine, it has a max speed of 40 km per hour, and it supports 3 speed modes for your choices. If you are liking a lower speed, you can set it to the lower speed mode, everything is under control. Besides, the X1 electric scooter has 15 degrees of gradeability, 1323 max RPM and a 21.58N.m maximum output torque, can load 120 kg rider and move.

Battery and Charging
The Kirin X1 carries a 13.0Ah lithium large battery. With this power, the electric scooter has a mileage of 50km at the condition of at normal flat road, same speed, 70kg weight rider. Meanwhile, it needs about 6 hours to fully charge the scooter. In my opinion, 50km range is a very good result for the e-scooter at this price range, so if the scooter range is important factor for you to select your one, the Kirin X1 will be a good choice. 

Design and Build Quality
The Kugoo Kirin X1 electric scooter's main body is made of aluminum alloy, which is normal on the e-scooters. And the main highlight for X1 is the well-tuned front and rear double spring shock absorption, which will optimize your riding comfortability a lot. And it has a lightweight body, it is very convenient to fold and carry around. Do you see the rear pedal of the electric scooter? It is a personality of the design; you can put your foot onto it when riding and put your hand to carry the scooter when folding. Besides, the handlebars are foldable too, it will save space when storing the scooter.

Wheels and Tyre
Equipped with 8.5-inch pneumatic front tire and 8.0-inch solid explosion-proof rear wheel, it is very comfortable to ride the X1 electric scooter no matter on flat road in city or on a rugged condition road at village. And with the dual shock absorber that mentioned above, you will love to ride the scooter.

LCD Display and Light System
The X1 electric scooter packs a large OLED display, on it we can see the colorful date of speed, battery, range, speed mode, etc.  Besides, the scooter carries an LED headlight with 12V voltage of power, and it is installed just above the front wheel, it will help to light up the road when riding the scooter at night. Last, the scooter also has a taillight that can remind of the people or riders behind us to keep safe. 

The electric scooter is equipped with E-ABS electronic brake and hub brake. The dual brake system is controlled through the left-hand throttle, it will shorten brake distance, making the riding safer. The brake is soft and firm. We test it and the brake distance is around 4 meters, which is rather good.

In conclusion

The Kugoo Kirin X1 electric scooter is lightweight but with powerful energy. The large battery, range, dual shock absorber as well as the rear foot lever are impressive. If you are looking for an electric scooter with price around 500 USD and 600 USD, we recommend this electric scooter to you.

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Hello, I bought this Kugoo Kirin X1 scooter this summer, I wanted to know if the rear shock absorbers are adjustable? Warmly


I recently bought one and was able to get 50% off but I love the scooter it’s so smooth and fast it gets me to work in 15 min.


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