June 2024

Electric Skateboards: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of electric skateboards rankings posted by key online experts, as of June 2024.

Summary

On 26 Jun 2024, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 87 electric skateboard endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

75 electric skateboards were endorsed in total, only 9 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 26 Jun 2024, Backfire G2 takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed electric skateboard with 3 expert endorsements. 2 experts out of 3 recommended it as the '#1 electric skateboard' this month.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking electric skateboards start at $59.99 (Swagtron Swagskate NG3) and go up to $1599 (Exway Atlas Pro 4WD). Median electric skateboard costs $499.99 (EPIKGO Electronic Skateboard).
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At a glance - June Ranking

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Rank Change Price Electric Skateboard
Beginner Surf Gear
Digital Trends
The Electric Wheels
Dmarge
Forbes
Escape Monthly
ERideHero
TechGearLab
Popular Mechanics
E-Skate Boarder
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Backfire G2
The Backfire G2 Black Electric Skateboard is highly praised for its powerful motors, long range, top speed, and durable design, making it a great choice for riders seeking a reliable and enjoyable electric skateboard.
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Skatebolt Breeze II
The Skatebolt Breeze II electric skateboard is a powerful and durable option for riders who frequently encounter hilly terrain, with a top speed of 30 mph and the ability to climb steep hills of up to 30 degrees.
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Skatebolt Tornado II
The Skatebolt Tornado II electric skateboard is highly praised for its powerful motors, impressive speed, long range, and ability to handle hilly terrain, making it a top choice for riders seeking a fast and thrilling ride.
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Swagtron Swagskate NG3
The Swagtron Swagskate NG3 is a compact and lightweight electric skateboard designed for kids and youths, offering a range of up to 10 kilometers, a maximum speed of 9.3 mph, and easy maneuverability, making it a great option for beginners.
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Acton Blink S
The Acton Blink S electric skateboard is a lightweight and powerful option for short to medium distance commuting, offering quick acceleration and customizable riding modes, although it may struggle with hill climbing.
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Backfire Zealot
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Exway Flex
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Teamgee H5
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Acton Blink QU4TRO
The Acton Blink QU4TRO electric skateboard is a powerful and versatile option for riders seeking speed and range in their daily commute or recreational rides, with a top speed of 23 mph and a maximum range of 22 miles on a single charge.
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We ranked Backfire G2 #1 in June 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best electric skateboards” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Backfire G2 as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 15 Sep 2023)
The Backfire G2 Black Electric Skateboard is highly praised for its powerful motors, long range, top speed, and durable design, making it a great choice for riders seeking a reliable and enjoyable electric skateboard.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Budget Electric Skateboard

Fun and speedy
Great price for the performance

Low max load
Not enough power to climb steep hills

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Popular Mechanics

Best Overall

Flexible, shock-absorbing deck
Water- and dust-resistant motors

Top speed may be too low for some commuters

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E-Skate Boarder

Best Budget Hub Board

Extremely attractive price
Fast shipping
Decent customer service
Quiet and stealthy motors

Rougher ride with hub motors
Not the best torque
Can't swap wheels

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We ranked Skatebolt Breeze II #2 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best electric skateboards” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Skatebolt Breeze II as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 15 Sep 2023)
The Skatebolt Breeze II electric skateboard is a powerful and durable option for riders who frequently encounter hilly terrain, with a top speed of 30 mph and the ability to climb steep hills of up to 30 degrees.
Critic endorsements:
Beginner Surf Gear

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Escape Monthly

Best Overall / Editors' Choice

Insane top speed
IP67 waterproof
30-degree climbing capacity

A bit on the high price bracket

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend electric skateboards.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of electric skateboards, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for June 2024 ranking

We ranked Skatebolt Tornado II #3 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best electric skateboards” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Skatebolt Tornado II as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 Sep 2023)
The Skatebolt Tornado II electric skateboard is highly praised for its powerful motors, impressive speed, long range, and ability to handle hilly terrain, making it a top choice for riders seeking a fast and thrilling ride.
Critic endorsements:
Digital Trends

The best-designed electric skateboard

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ERideHero

Best Overall

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We ranked Swagtron Swagskate NG3 #4 in June 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best electric skateboards” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 Sep 2023)
The Swagtron Swagskate NG3 is a compact and lightweight electric skateboard designed for kids and youths, offering a range of up to 10 kilometers, a maximum speed of 9.3 mph, and easy maneuverability, making it a great option for beginners.
Critic endorsements:
Digital Trends

The best electric skateboard for kids and teens

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Escape Monthly

Best for Kids

Speed locking feature
Intelligent sensors
Rear light for additional safety

Too small for adults

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Popular Mechanics

Best for Kids

Light-up taillights
Smart sensor technology

Can’t ride manually when battery dies

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We ranked Backfire Zealot #6 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best electric skateboards” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
TechGearLab

Best Bang for the Buck

Speedy
Great wheels
Budget-friendly
Good amount of flex in the deck

Mediocre uphill speeds
Other models offer greater range
Bulky

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E-Skate Boarder

Best Budget Belt Drive

Wheel swap possible
Big battery for a budget board
Powerful belt motors for a budget board
Fast shipping
Decent customer service
"Screamy" sound

Requires a bit more maintenance than hubs
Turbo mode, while fast, eats up battery quickly

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We ranked Exway Flex #7 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best electric skateboards” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Beginner Surf Gear

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TechGearLab

Most Budget Friendly

App has good settings
Front and rear bumpers
Decent hill climbing
Highly affordable
Light

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We ranked Teamgee H5 #8 in June 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best electric skateboards” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Beginner Surf Gear

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ERideHero

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