The traditional skateboards are no longer cutting the roads robustly. This is why most people are making a transition to the electric motor-driven skateboards. But the market is now large to identify the best electric skateboard for you easily. With the best electric skateboards of 2018 known to you, making a choice is a lot easier. We have made a list of top electric skateboards of 2018 to guide you, and most importantly a short one.

Our list of top electric skateboards 2018 is based on the brand’s agility such as speed and ability to climb hills, top speed, driving range on a single charge and the durability. Boosted made the best electric skateboard on this list based on affordability and user experience.

Top electric skateboards of 2018

1) Enertion Raptor 2 – $1,543.53

A very fast selling very solid electric skateboard with much of power although physically smaller as when compared with other skateboard brands, with the combination of cool black alloy, high strength ABS plastics, wood, and steel. It has in-built alloy handles with great acceleration and torque which comes from its hub motors, and can go up to 50 plus km/h. As one of the top electric skateboards of 2018, Raptor 2 does not require one foot back on the kick-tail when you want to accelerate, just a flick on the remote to either accelerates or decelerates the skateboard very smoothly without jerking. It has the maximum ability to climb hills; can climb hills with a 30 percent grade. With silent motors propelling the wheels, coupled with the smooth acceleration makes the whirring from the motor unnoticed even as the sound of the wheels contacting the pavement drowns it further.

Product key features

  • 25 miles range
  • Two Hub Motors
  • 5 mph
  • 30% incline hills
  • 26lbs

2) Evolve Bambo GTX - $1,649.99

With a flexible bamboo deck and very fantastic electric performance, this is the ultimate skateboard. Propelled by a brushless motor with the sensor, new 97mm Evolve GT Street wheels for speed, huge long lasting lithium battery for the longer skateboarding ride. The controls and maneuvering is fun on the LCD screen digital remote and a comfortable and flexible bamboo deck with laser cut grip tape. This skateboard is a perfect fusion of style and ability and is available in the sleek Bamboo GTX Street, or the adventurous Bamboo GTX All Terrain and even the GTX 2in1.

Product key features

  • 31 miles range
  • Two Belt Motors
  • 26 mph
  • 25% incline hills
  • 17lbs
  • Suitable for off-road

3) Boosted Plus - $1400

Boosted plus is a very durable ultra flexible long electric skateboard with a 14-mile range on a single charge and a top speed of about 20 miles per hour. It is the best for a small budget based on this category of skateboards. It has the smoothest braking power, using a spring-loaded wheel to accelerate and to brake, with good speed control. The wheels are the widest ones Boosted has ever used, and they grip the road really well, which makes for a steady ride. Its remote control system is the best one by far. It's really easy to control your speed and stop without these movements being too sudden.

Product key features

  • 14 miles range
  • 20 mph
  • 25% incline hill
  • 16lbs
  • 4 drive mode
  • Regenerative braking system

4) Mellow Drive - $1,700

Mellow Drive is the most advanced electric skateboard on the market setting new standards in quality, safety, and user experience. It has a modular design which allows you to fit the engine into your normal skateboard. Mellow Drive has a solid two-year warranty and delivers super smooth acceleration, powerful braking. The two hub motors deliver maximum power at the minimal sound and also allows frictionless freewheeling. The mellow drive can accelerate up to 40 km/h and can go for 15km without a recharge.  It has a compact design, with high performing slim motors and battery pack which is swappable to extend your range on the go or use it as a USB power bank to charge your phone. The skateboard has the highest standard of dust and IP65 waterproof rating so you can even ride in the rain. You can even always keep your Drive state of the art with regular software updates via the Mellow App. This skateboard promises awesome skating experience.

Product key features

  • 10-15 miles range
  • 40 Mph
  • 25% incline
  • 6lbs
  • IP65 water and dust resistant rating