Segway Ninebot F40 Foldable Electric Scooter
Segway Ninebot F40 Foldable Electric Scooter features a very balanced design, offering good power, long range, high capacity battery, and lightweight design and all at a reasonable price.
Segway Ninebot F40 electric scooter is intended for everyday commuting and leisure rides over flat terrain, but it will also go well over slopes and not too much bumpy terrain.
Published: June 23, 2023.
Segway Ninebot F40 Features and Specifications
Segway Ninebot F40 is powered by a front wheel hub 350W motor, ensuring good acceleration, at least for lighter riders and in Sport Mode.
The unit is powered by a lightweight lithium 36V 10.2Ah (367Wh) battery ensuring a maximum range of up to ~25 miles (~40 km) and a maximum speed of up to 18.6 mph (~30 km/h).
The battery can be fully recharged in 6.5-7 hours, but since it has no memory effect, it can and should be recharged before being discharged completely.
Segway Ninebot F40 is a Bluetooth-enabled electric scooter allowing users to install an App and lock/unlock the scooter, check riding stats, update firmware, activate cruise control, etc.
Also, Segway Ninebot F40 comes with three riding modes:
- Eco Mode, with a maximum speed of 9.3 mph,
- Standard Mode, with a maximum speed of 18.6 mph,
- Sport Mode, with a maximum speed of 18.6 mph and maximum acceleration.
The maximum slope/incline is 15-20%, depending on the user's weight, which can be up to 265 pounds (120 kg) - obviously, lighter users will have a longer range, will be able to climb slopes faster, etc.
Recommended user height is between 3'11" - 6'6" (~120-200 cm), allowing the electric scooter to support most users - obviously, if You need a stronger, faster, and more energetic scooter, perhaps You should check Segway SuperScooter GT Electric Scooter (Amazon link, opens in the new window) which also comes with very "nice" price tag.
Segway Ninebot F40 features a very sleek design, weighs ~34.8 lbs (~15.8 kg), with physical dimensions of ~ 45 x 18.9 x 45.7 inches (~1143 x 480 x 1160 mm).
To help with storage and especially transport in cars, SUVs, and similar vehicles, Segway Ninebot F40 electric scooter can be easily folded - literary in 1-2 seconds.
When folded, the physical dimensions of the unit are ~45 x 18.9 x 19.5 inches (~1143 x 480 x 495 mm).
To increase safety and range, Segway Ninebot F40 electric scooter comes with front and rear mechanical brakes, but it also features a regenerative braking system, allowing the unit to recover some energy when braking.
Also, the unit comes with rear red brake light and a front 2.5W LED light.
The unit doesn't feature a suspension system. Still, the Segway Ninebot F40 electric scooter comes with 10-inch (25.4 cm) pneumatic tires, ensuring a relatively comfortable ride even over slightly bumpy terrain (obstacles <0.4 inches (<1 cm) and gaps <1.2 inches (<3 cm)).
Tires ensure good traction even over wet roads, but the unit is not intended for riding over overly wet roads and during rain - Segway Ninebot F40 electric scooter comes with an IPX5 rating.
Long Story Short: When compared with Segway F25, F30, and F30S models, the Segway Ninebot F40 electric scooter features a stronger motor, larger battery, and longer range, at the cost of being slightly heavier and having a higher price tag.
But it is also one of the most popular models on the market, commonly used by teenagers and adults for commuting, leisure rides, and similar.
Although the unit is very easy to assemble, use, and maintain, when the unit arrives, be sure to read the Owner's Guide thoroughly.
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