The Best Electric Scooter For 6 To 12-Year-Old Kids

The Best Electric Scooter For 6 To 12-Year-Old Kids!

If we look at the features of the Segway-Ninebot C8, we can conclude that the manufacturer has thought of everything. Safety is of course the most important here since it concerns children.

We are therefore happy to tell you more about the most important features of this model so that you can make an informed choice for yourself.

SEGWAY NINEBOT ZING C8 The Electric scooter Specifically developed for children from 6 to 12 years

The Segway Ninebot Zing C8 has been specially developed for children between six and twelve years with a length between 115 and 145 centimeters. The Zing C8 is lightweight, has a top speed of sixteen kilometers per hour, and has a light gray and catchy yellow design. Wearing a helmet is always advised.

The Segway Ninebot Zing C8 has a 120 Watt strong electric motor, supplemented with a 2.5Ah li-ion battery. Together they ensure that you can drive more than ten kilometers on a full battery with the e-scooter. Is the battery empty? You can fully charge it within two and a half hours.

In addition, it is nice to know that safety on the e-scooter is well-guaranteed thanks to many handy gadgets. Think of the different driving modes and the safe braking system. This allows you as a parent to ensure that your child can safely go on the road.

Read below what the ZING C8 has to offer.

Segway ZING C8 for kids 6 to 12 years old

Safety First

Of course, all e-scooters are designed with safety in mind, but because the Zing C8 is specially made for children, even more attention has been paid to this aspect. 

In addition, in addition to the mechanical handbrake on the left side of the handlebar, the Segway also has an internal braking system. This system’s sensor senses the attempt to brake, limiting the power supply for a safe and more efficient stop.

In addition to the mechanical handbrake, which you will find on the left side of the handlebar, an internal brake system has also been added. The sensor in this system detects attempts to brake and then limits the power supply for a safer and more efficient stop.

In addition, the e-scooter is equipped with 3 different driving modes, including the Safe, Cruise, and Turbo modes. In the Turbo mode, you can make optimal use of the full power and reach the top speed of 10 mph – 16 km/h. If you find this a little too hard for your child? Then you can choose Safe Mode. In that case, the scooter will not go faster than 3,7 mph – 6 km/h.

There is also the Cruise mode that works slightly differently than the other two driving modes. This is because you have to kick off the scooter after which the scooter maintains a constant speed, depending on how hard you have kicked off the scooter. It is also important to always wear a helmet.

Segway ZING C8 Safety Features
Segway ZING C8 Safety Features

Driving Modes

The Zing C8 has three different driving modes (driving modes): safe, cruise and turbo. In the last position, the e-scooter can reach a top speed of 10 mph – 16 kilometers per hour. In safe mode, the Segway does not go faster than 6 mph – 8 kilometers per hour. 

With the cruise mode, you must first approach the scooter, after which the e-scooter maintains a constant speed depending on the approach speed. A light on the display clearly indicates which mode the e-scooter is in. With its six-inch tires, the e-scooter always stands firmly on the road. The scooter has a water resistance of IPX4 and is therefore waterproof: it can withstand a shower on the road.

Sturdy And Strong

The frame of this Segway has a double tube, which makes the e-scooter strong and durable and can take a beating. And last but not least: the battery of this Segway is very compact and is located on the footboard. This lowers the center of gravity of the e-scooter and the child experiences even more stability and balance while riding.

What else does the Segway ZING C8 offer?

Double-tube frame: strong and durable

The frame is made of high-strength steel, with a triangular structure, which gives high durability and resistance to the product. The child will have good stability on the footboard and will ride with confidence. 

In addition, the ZING C8 has an IPX4 rating, which means it is resistant to water splashes, but you can ride it in the rain. (This is something to remember because I went riding with my little girl and halfway it started raining. She wanted to ride home in the rain but we didn’t do that because I don’t think the scooter would have survived the heavy rain)

Powerful and compact battery design

The battery pack integrates the lithium-ion battery, the controller, and the smart BMS (Battery Management System) in one compact module that is placed on the deck to lower the center of gravity: this gives more stability to allow children to ride. With a single charge of about 2.5 hours, the ZING C8 will go up to 6,2 miles – 10 km, which is a lot of fun!

Sensitive acceleration with the thumb throttle

The thumb throttle has moderate resistance and responsiveness, depending on the riding mode. Thanks to the motor’s rated power of 120 W and a simple push of the throttle, the ZING C8 can reach a maximum speed of 10 mph – 16 km/h (with Turbo and Cruise modes).

Abrasion Resistant, Comfortable to Drive Solid Rubber Tires

The highly elastic solid rubber tires are designed to be abrasion resistant, so you don’t need to inflate the tire and good news, they are maintenance free too! In addition, the tread of the tires has been redesigned for better grip and anti-slip, so that the child can ride with more confidence and therefore more fun!

Thermo Plastic Rubber (TPR) Comfortable handles

The handles are made of TPR (Thermo Plastic Rubber) material, which fits comfortably in the hand and has a superior non-slip effect. In addition, TPR handles are also easy to clean and maintain. It also feels nice on the hands, and it does not get ice cold on a cool day.

Easy to disassemble and store 

Just assemble it and go!

The ZING C8 is easy to assemble and disassemble: only 3 seconds are needed to remove the stem to store the scooter in a closet, in the trunk of a car, etc. In addition, this kids E-scooter, with a weight of 9 kg easy to transport for the next adventure!

All the specs of the Segway Ninebot Zing C8:

Recommended age: 6-12 years

Recommended height: 3’9”-4’9” | 115-145 cm

Maximum payload: 44–110 lbs (20–50 kg)

Product dimensions: Approx. 31.5 × 13.7 × 33.4 in (800 × 350 × 850 mm)

Net weight: Approx. 17.4 lbs (7.9 kg)

Foldable: Yes

Maximum speed: Approx. 10 mph (16 km/h)

Maximum range: Approx. 6.2 miles (10 km)

Battery: 2500 mAh / 54 Wh

Charging time: 3 hours

Motor: 120 W

Brake: Hand-operated brake

Riding modes: 3 (Safe – Cruise – Turbo)

Ambient light: Yes (side and front wheel)

Tire size: Front: 5 inch, rear: 4 inch

Tire material: Solid tire; material: synthetic rubber

Water resistance: IPX4

Which electric scooter should you choose if your child is taller than 4’9” – 145cm or older than 12 years?

Is your child a bit bigger and would he like a Segway, or has your child outgrown the C8? Then you can choose the Segway Zing C10. This e-scooter is suitable for children aged eight to fourteen with a length of 130 to 160 centimeters. READ OUR REVIEW OF THE C10 HERE.

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