How do Zero 10X vs. Minimotors Mini 4 Pro stack up?
The electric scooters we have head to head here are the 10X, manufactured by Zero, versus the Mini 4 Pro, manufactured by Minimotors. We’ll take a deep dive into the specs of both brands, to help you decide which is better depending on your needs, and what you will mostly be using your electric scooter for.
The Zero 10X has a total weight of 77 lbs (35 kg), whereas the Minimotors Mini 4 Pro has a total weight of 35 lbs (16 kg). Both models are quite heavy, neither is a good option for a commute where you’ll need to carry your scooter.
Equally important when considering the ease of your commute is the folded dimensions of the electric scooter, as these make a huge difference when transporting or storing the scooter. Zero 10X folds down to 19.7" x 49.6" x 50.4", and Minimotors Mini 4 Pro folds down to 12.99" x 7.09" x 38.19".
Zero 10X has a motor power of 2000W, versus Minimotors Mini 4 Pro’s motor power of 500W. Both models are good for hills, as both have enough power to take on any inclines you are likely to encounter.
Zero 10X has a top speed of 40 mi/hr (64 km/hr) versus a top speed of 28 mi/hr (45 km/hr) for Minimotors Mini 4 Pro. So if you are looking at long, flat stretches on your commute, and if speed is your thing, then Zero 10X is the best choice.
When it comes to distance travelling, however, then the range of the electric scooter is going to be a key factor. Zero 10X has a range of 68 miles (109 km), while Minimotors Mini 4 Pro has a range of 30 miles (48 km). If your commute is more than 20 miles (32 km), then both models would be a good choice.
Battery life and recharge time are also important factors to take into account. Zero 10X has a battery capacity of 1248 Wh, and Minimotors Mini 4 Pro has a capacity of 748 Wh. Zero 10X will recharge fully from empty in 6 - 7 hours, and Minimotors Mini 4 Pro will take 6 hours to fully recharge.
An electric scooter also needs to be able to support the weight of the rider. Zero 10X has a maximum rider weight of 330 lbs (150 kg), while Minimotors Mini 4 Pro can support a maximum weight of 264 lbs (120 kg).
Zero 10X has Disc brakes, and Minimotors Mini 4 Pro has Drum brakes.
Zero 10X has Pneumatic and Minimotors Mini 4 Pro has Pneumatic.
Suspension can also help achieve a smoother ride, and although not all electric scooters come with suspension, many models come with front or rear suspension, or both. Zero 10X has Both, and Minimotors Mini 4 Pro has Both, making both fairly comfy rides.
These days, plenty of electric scooters come with built-in lights. Options vary with lights available at both front and back, just front lights, or just rear lights. Zero 10X comes with both lights, and Minimotors Mini 4 Pro comes with both lights, so both are suitable if driving after dark and safety are high priorities.
The final thing to keep in mind is the warranty. This protects you in the unlikely event of a fault with the electric scooter. Zero 10X comes with a 6 months warranty, and Minimotors Mini 4 Pro comes with a 6 months warranty.
And there you have it, a full round up of Zero 10X Vs. Minimotors Mini 4 Pro. Hopefully this comparison gives you an idea of the relative strengths and weaknesses of Zero 10X and Minimotors Mini 4 Pro, and helps demonstrate which electric scooter will best suit your needs. Whichever scooter you pick, remember to always be safe, and have fun!
Side By Side Comparison Chart:
|Zero 10X||Minimotors Mini 4 Pro|
|Top Speed||40 mi/hr (64 km/hr)||28 mi/hr (45 km/hr)|
|Range||68 miles (109 km)||30 miles (48 km)|
|Weight||77 lbs (35 kg)||35 lbs (16 kg)|
|Rider Weight||330 lbs (150 kg)||264 lbs (120 kg)|
|Tire Size||10.0 inches||8.0 inches|
|Battery (WH)||1248 Wh||748 Wh|
|Recharge Time||6 - 7 hours||6 hours|
|Lights||Both Front & Rear||Both Front & Rear|
|Frame Material||Aluminium alloy||Aluminum alloy|
|Standing Dimensions||38.6" x 49.6" x 50.4"||46.46" x 20.87" x 40.16"|
|Folded Dimensions||19.7" x 49.6" x 50.4"||12.99" x 7.09" x 38.19"|