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7 Best Hoverboards (for 2017) Which are Safe & Awesome!

We learn to crawl, then walk and then run, then what?

Until few years back there was no answer but now Hoverboards are rapidly becoming the answer.

Hoverboard is casual name of self balancing scooter. It is cool to have one, cooler to ride one and coolest to see people’s reactions seeing you ride.

You have to simply stand on it and enjoy. For controlling it you have to shift your weight little towards the direction where you want to go – that’s it! Riding them sometimes feels magical and eerie at the same time because it looks like the machine somehow knows where you want to go. It is one of those things which if you will try it for few days; you will never be able to leave it.

People who are planning to buy one should always first check about its safety certifications and other safety aspects. Also, there are several unknown but significantly cheaper brands so there is always confusion about which ones are better.

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To make it easier for you, we have picked up the top rated hoverboards which are definitely part of great hoverboards 2017.

Product Color List Price
Segway miniPRO - Smart Self Balancing Personal Transporter with Mobile App Control (White) White $699.00


Segway miniPRO , Price $699.99

Segway miniPRO

While other hoverboards are in several controversies such as fire hazards, miniPRO is the first transporter to have UL (Underwriter Laboratories) certification for electrical safety requirements. This makes it one of the great hoverboards 2017.

Key Features:

  • The hoverboard has an app. It can connect with your phone having that app with which you can control miniPro.
  • It is powered by Ninebot technology which gives higher speed, longer battery life and it is much safer than others.
  • It is light weight and easy to carry. It can easily fit in your car.
  • The tail light, by default is blue when you are riding steadily, red when you brake, and yellow when you are about to turn. These colours are configurable.
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Key Specifications:

  • Max range: 12 Miles
  • Max rider weight: 240 lbs
  • Top speed: 10 Mph


EPIKGO  original hoverboard, Price: $699.99

EPIKGO original hoverboard

EPIKGO is surprising by the way it adjusts to the user and his actions, so EPIGO claims that it is next generation transportation. For people who love Epikgo hoverboards, this is the ultimate hoverboard.

Key Features:

  • It has passed 159 tests to ensure that there are no fire hazards.
  • The company claims that this hoverboard is the most powerful hoverboard available because it can go more than 1 hour at 10 mph (top speed). It can also climb 18 degree slopes.
  • This hoverboard has solid tyres. These tyres are IP56 compliant for solidness and water resistance. So you can easily ride through slippery or difficult terrain such as mud, sand or grass.
  • The company claims that this hovercraft is 2 times more capable than that nearest competitor. Also, it is 30% bigger and steadier. Plus it can be charged within 2 hrs. All these makes this hoverboard as the most advanced hoverboard of its kind.

Key Specifications:

  • Max range: 12 Miles
  •  Max rider weight: 240 lbs
  • Top speed: 10 Mph


HOVERZON XLS Hoverboard, Price: $499.00


This UL2272 certified hoverboard has three modes of operation: Practice, Standard and Advanced modes specifically suited for beginners, accomplished riders and specialists or professional riders respectively. So anyone can get thrill by a flick of a button to set it to correct mode. It looks on the expensive side, but it is one of the best hoverboards for the money.

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Key Features:

  • Its outside packaging and sensor pedals are flame resistant.
  • It has two engines which work independent of each other, which together with gear stabilization makes controls highly responsive.
  • Its wheels are wider and pedals are anti-slip. These make it more convenient, comfortable and safe to ride.
  • It has a Bluetooth speaker. So you can connect it with your phone and listen to your favourite music as you enjoy the ride.

Key Specifications:

  • Max range: 12 Miles
  • Max rider weight: 240 lbs
  • Top speed: 8 Mph


Swagway Swagtron T3 with SentryShield, Price: $459.16

Swagway Swagtron T3 with SentryShield

This is Swagways latest self balancing scooter. It comes with patented and trademarked SentryShield technology which, simply speaking, is an Aluminium protector around your scooters battery which protects other parts just in case battery fails and catches fire.

Key Features:

  • Its body is made up of a new and improved poly carbonate material which is more scratch resistance, fire resistant and incombustible.
  • It has a learning mode designed specifically for beginners to learn to ride.
  • It has a high quality Bluetooth speaker. So jam along as you ride.

Key Specifications:

  • Max range: 12 Miles
  • Max rider weight: 240 lbs
  • Top speed: 8 Mph


Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard : Price:$401.68

Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard

This UL2272 certified hoverboard comes in 5 colours. Everything about it is either high safety or undeniable quality or latest technology.

Key Features:

  • It has Razors Ever Balance technology which makes mounting it and riding it simpler and better.
  • It has two modes, training mode and normal mode. Training mode has been specifically designed for beginners.
  • Its frame is shatter resistant and has fender bumper protection.
  • It uses very silent but powerful enough motors which also have gyro sensor technology.
  • It has anti-slip rubber on the foot platforms.
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Key features:

  • Max range: 15 Miles
  • Max rider weight: 220 lbs
  • Top speed: 10 Mph


SWAGTRON T1 Hoverboard , Price Deal: $349.99

SWAGTRON T1 Hoverboard

Swagtron T1 is the first hoverboard made by Swagtron. However, Swagtron was earlier Swagway. So only the name is new but the knowledge and learning is from before. This is one of the best hoverboards for the money.

Key Features:

  • It is UL 2272 certified which means that it passes the highest standards of electrical systems.
  • It has SentryShield technology which makes it safer against battery fire accidents.
  • It has an improved stabilizing gear and motor system which gives smoother rides.
  • It has anti-slip rubber pads on footpads which increases safety.
  • It has learning mode geared towards beginners.

Key Specifications:

  • Max range: 12 Miles
  • Max rider weight: 220 lbs
  • Top speed: 8 Mph

These were the top rated hoverboard. As we stated earlier, safety should the prime concern related to the hoverboard themselves and also because of accidently hitting someone or something or falling off the hoverboard.

There have been several incidents in past. So please keep your safety first.

Wear safety wear such as helmets, knee guards, elbow guards, etc. It is extremely tempting, but please do not ride it on roads together with other vehicles.

And always know the local rules and regulations about hoverboards. There are some parts where hoverboard riding isn’t allowed.

Ride responsibly and have fun with your ultimate hoverboard!

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One Comment

  1. best hoverboard

    September 19, 2017 at 10:34 am

    After reading this post, you can buy any of the hoverboards easily in your budget.


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