BUZZAROUND EX Extreme 4 Review

The new BuzzAround Extreme Scooter is easy to disassemble and lightweight despite being its full-size scooter. It has 2U1 batteries, which are industry-leading, and has the largest battery in this scooter category. Due to its battery power, you can travel up to 18 miles using this scooter, and it has an ultrabright LED headlight and taillight. As a full-size scooter, it has a weight capacity of 330 pounds. Compared to other portable scooters, it is bigger, but there is no denying its portability because it is detachable. If you are looking for a full-size scooter yet portable, you can include or put this at the top of your list. 

This scooter is very durable on gravel, grass, or other terrains. Easy to fold down for more accessible transportation. For a full-size scooter, it is cheaper. There is a small turning radius that lets you get in and out of tight spaces. Great over unpaved surfaces, and it’s very stable. Its seat is comfortable and has ample legroom. The basket of this scooter is quite big enough for your shopping items and personal things.

 

Specifications

  • Type: Portable
  • Detachable: Yes
  • Detachable Pieces: 5
  • Wheels: 4
  • Dimensions: 44 x 22 x 35 inches
  • Weight: 155 lbs
  • Batteries: 2 12V batteries
  • Drive range: 18 Miles
  • Max Speed: 5 mph
  • Weight Capacity: 330  lbs

Feedback and Additional Information

  • This unit has a more powerful and bigger motor compared to others.
  • The batteries of this scooter are great because it can last without a problem.
  • Its armrest is both removable and adjustable. You can also remove the armrest in situations where you find a seat without armrests more comfortable.
  • The control panel of this unit is easy to operate and understand.
  • If you are somewhere else, you can put the scooter in neutral to maneuver it out of the way in case the battery is overloaded, and you need to rest it for about 5 minutes before resetting the breaker switch.
  • The location of the charger port on the tiller is less necessitate in the way of bending over as it is located on the left under the control panel. It has two colors of plastic shrouds. If you are not in the mood to use the red scooter or if there is damage, you can switch the shroud to blue.
  • This scooter seat is comfy and roomy. It is also pivotable for easy access or use by a table.
  • With this unit, you cannot simply remove the batteries and bring them inside to charge at an outlet, in addition to plugging them into the charging cord to the scooter under the tiller handle to charge the batteries. If you charge this scooter internally, you will need to carry the entire scooter. It is inconvenient for the scooter and the user, especially if this scooter is usually used outdoors. Compared to other scooters, this charging method is a bit off.
  • The maximum degree of incline you can drive this scooter is 6 degrees.
  • This scooter is divided into small pieces so that it can be easily loaded into your car. The largest piece of this scooter will weigh 46 pounds and while the lightest will weigh 22 pounds.
  • When it comes to the compactness of this scooter for easy loading in the trunk space, not all vehicles will have enough trunk space for other things that can be placed on it. So, depending on the size of the vehicle if the trunk will still have enough space for other things.
  • The battery range of this scooter and baseload will reach 200 pounds; even though this scooter, according to the manufacturer, has a total weight capacity of passengers, and items combined will reach up to 330 lbs.
  • When you buy this scooter and deliver it to you, it doesn’t even have even a bit of a charge (maybe not the case for others). You have to charge it at the nearby outlet. The charging time should take 12 hours if it’s going to be the first time to charge the scooter.
  • This scooter is easy to drive and comfortable. You can try to use it in almost all the places around your neighborhood or other areas, so you can test where this scooter is more effective and runs smoother.
  • The battery life of the scooter is excellent. And at its speed of 5 mph, you can also easily get around the neighborhood in no time.
  • This scooter takes long rides as per what is indicated. When it comes to grass, gravel, or terrain this scooter is durable.
  • This scooter comes in three different colors that can be switched out depending on your mood.
  • This scooter is also foldable for easy transport.
  • Its seat is swivel, and this is a plus. And as mentioned above, it has three color accents red, blue and green.
  • When it comes to rough sidewalks it is easy to ride and comfortable along with other terrains in other areas. So come, and try it so you can test which areas this scooter works best.
  • This unit needs a larger basket.
  • When it comes to the tiller of this scooter, be sure to push in the knob to lock or unlock the tiller.
  • Scooter suspension is the reason why riding over bumps or door thresholds, and outdoor rides are so easy.
  • It has more legroom and stronger power.
  • All you need to take care of is running at full speed. When you go full speed do not release the controller switch off your finger quickly because otherwise, the scooter will suddenly stop, and you will slide forward in your seat. Letting up should be done slowly to avoid sliding forward in your chair and to avoid any mishap.
  • The turning radius of this scooter is not as good as three-wheeled scooters, but it is not such a big issue. Anyone can get used to it.
  • The quality of this unit is good.
  • When it comes to dirt and gravel, you have to slow down because otherwise, expect bumpy rides. This unit has a travel range of up to 18 miles per charge. Especially on paths that are not too soft.
  • This scooter has a top-speed adjustment knob. The dash knob can be turned down so the scooter can top out at two mph and turn up at five mph. There is also a throttle lever that you can pull to drive the scooter reverse and forward. With this lever, you will be able to move this scooter at full throttle or crawl to stop at the top speed that you set with the speed knob.
  • When you put this scooter on the freewheel, you can push it without a drag motor. The engaging lever of the scooter is powered by the motor. Its clearance is 4″, and that is enough for pavement or shopping.
  • According to the manufacturer, the incline it can handle is 6 degrees for safety reasons. The unit however is capable of climbing paved hills of roughly 25 to 30-degree range with a cargo of 200 lbs passengers. The capability of this scooter to climb depends on the weight of the passenger and other loads.
  • When you let up the throttle paddle on the tiller for it to run, it applies an electric brake for it to slow down until it stops and keeps the selected speed of this scooter even going downhill.

 

Comparison

Maneuverability

BUZZAROUND EX Extreme 4

  • The all-new BuzzAround Extreme is a portable, lightweight scooter and easy to disassemble with many benefits for a full-size scooter. Compared to other scooters of its class, this unit is noticeable.

Drive Medical Spitfire Scout 3

  • Ergonomic throttle control with easy freewheel operation.
  • It has a driving range of 9 miles.

Vive 4

  • It is easy to maneuver on indoor, outdoor, and smooth surfaces.
  • This scooter is designed to support 265 pounds safely.
  • The wheel of this scooter is non-marking and flat-free. The tires are 8 “and have a speed of 3.7 mph and a driving distance of 12.4 miles, that is per full charge battery.

Vive 3

  • You can navigate to even any smooth surface comfortably.
  • It has a weight capacity of 265 lbs.
  • This scooter has a top speed of 3.7 mph with a 12.4 miles drive range.

Metro Mobility Compact

  • Its throttle control is friendly and for left-handed people and those with limited strength.
  • 4.9 mph max speed, the speed can be presented with the dial on the panel.
  • To monitor the status of the battery, it has a battery gauge on the front of the panel.
  • Scooters with four wheels can operate in tight corners without having to sacrifice stability.

 

Transportable

BUZZAROUND EX Extreme 4

  • This scooter is full-size, portable, and easy to disassemble. It also has increased capacity up to 330 lbs.
  • This scooter has two U1 batteries. Its operating range is 18 miles per charge. It also has a comfortable spring suspension for a smoother ride. It has an ultra-bright LED taillight and also has a standard charging port located under the control panel. Its ground clearance is 4 inches and has two shroud panels included.
  • It can be disassembled quickly for easier transportation.

Drive Medical Spitfire Scout 3

  • It is easy to disassemble with interchangeable color panels in blue or red.
  • Easy-to-adjust delta tiller.

Vive 4

  • This scooter is easy to disassemble into four pears for it to be easier to carry.
  • It has a foldable tiller and the seat can be removed. Each section can easily fit in the trunk of vehicles of standard size.
  • The rear section weighs 29 pounds and is the heaviest part of its four pieces.

Vive 3

  • Quickly disassemble into four separate pieces for easy transportation.
  • It has a foldable tiller and a removable seat. Each section of this scooter fits standard-size vehicles.
  • The heaviest piece is the rear section which weighs 29 pounds.

Metro Mobility Compact

  • The heaviest piece of this scooter is foldable and measures 44 “L x 20” W x 17 “H. It is easy to place in the trunk of your car.
  • Its M1 model is easily divided into four pieces and easy to transport.

 

Comfort

BUZZAROUND EX Extreme 4

  • Its seat is comfy and roomy, and pivotable for easier access.

Drive Medical Spitfire Scout 3

  • Padded and adjustable armrests for extra comfort
  • Height-adjustable swivel seat with fold-down backrest

Vive 4

  • The seat inside is padded, and the width of this seat is 15.75 “. Its backrest provides support and cushioning.
  • The seat and rotatable and its height are adjustable to better accommodate more size.
  • Its seat has two padded armrests that can be flipped upward and adjusted for more convenient boarding and exiting.

Vive 3

  • Its seat is 16.9″ wide and it has light padding. Its backrest is cushioned to provide comfort to the rider.
  • The seat is adjustable in height so that it fits the user. It is also rotated to make it easy to exit or board the scooter.
  • Its seat has two armrests that can also be adjusted or flipped up for a more convenient boarding or scooter exit.

Metro Mobility Compact

  • This scooter has a swivel seat. The seat also has a backrest and armrest. This scooter will give you a lot of freedom so that you can customize it for a more comfortable fit. You can adjust seat height, armrests by flipping up and tiller angle. Due to the adjustments mentioned, it will be easy to transition out and into the scooter. If you are shopping while using your scooter, flipping the armrests of the seat will help you interact more easily without having to leave the scooter or seat.

 

 

 

My take on BUZZAROUND EX Extreme 4

This four-wheeled scooter is worth your money, easy to put together. The instructions and manual of this scooter are clear.  It is easy to disassemble and assemble, really one of the best scooters available today on the market.
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BUZZAROUND EX Extreme 4 Review

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