Inokim Quick 4 Review

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Inokim is a Chinese company making significant strides in its electric scooter technology, focusing on portability.

Their previous release, the INOKIM QUICK 3, put them in the spotlight and was quite popular in the UK because of its unique design, midrange price, folding design, and high-performing acceleration.

The Inokim Quick 4 electric scooter has been designed and upgraded to fit daily commuters. Let’s dive in and see whether (or why) it’s better than the Inokim Quick 3 electric scooter. Please read our guide, see the specifics, and decide for yourself.

Table of Contents

Overview

man riding with inokim quick4
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Inokim Quick 4 – Who’s it for?

The Inokim Quick 4 is a perfect, elegant, and stylish mode of transportation that provides small riders with a comfortable ride around the city.

This machine is ideal for commuters who need to get around in the city. It has received lots of positive reviews because of its convenience, ease of use, and tensile strength. The electric scooter can carry riders that weigh a maximum of 264.5 pounds.

Inokim Quick 4 Specs

Motor600W
Battery52V 16Ah (768 Wh)
Recharge Time8-10 hours
Max Speed25 mph
Max Range34 miles
BrakesFront + rear drum brakes
SuspensionFront spring + rear polymer damper
Weight47 lbs
Weight Capacity220 lbs
Tires10″ x 2.5″ pneumatic tires
LightsFront + rear LEDs
Dimensions42.5″ x 44″ x 19″
Folded Dimension44″ x 14.5″ x 9.5″
IP Rating

Pros

  • Long battery life
  • 10-inch pneumatic tires
  • Compact size
  • Front and rear suspensions

Cons

  • Not suitable for riders over 6′
  • Lack of stability over 20 mph
  • No water-resistance rating

Inokim Quick 4 Performance

Inokim Quick 4 on the beach
Photo Credit: @jedmagbuhos Instagram

Speed & Acceleration

The Inokim Quick 4 has a 15.5 mph top speed (or 25km/h) with a locked engine. However, users can still unlock the engine through simple commands available on the scooter and achieve far higher speeds. For instance, unlocking the scooter allows you to reach speeds as high as 24 mph on Inokim Quick 4 Super (or 40 km/h).

See the Inokim Quick 4 speed hack from the video below.

Inokim’s unlocked version is quite fast. (Ensure that you take caution and abide by the laws stated by the authorities in your location). The Inokim Quick 4 can go from 0 to 15 mph in under 5 seconds.

Hill Climbing Ability

The Inokim Quick 4 has a strong motor that can easily handle a 15˚ hill climb.

Its 600W motor produces enough power to provide the electric scooter with enough power to provide scooter with enough torque to handle hills that most other scooters find hard to handle.

Battery & Range

girl riding with inokim quick4 scooter
Photo Credit: @inokim_es Instagram

The Inokim Quick 4 has a 52V and 16Ah (832Wh) for Super and 52V 32 Ah for Hero. The bikes have a rechargeable Samsung battery with a 43-mile range (or 69 KM) for Super and a 36-mile range for Hero. The range increases if you drive the electric motor at slower speeds and on relatively flat terrain.

The Samsung batteries used in the electric scooter are reliable and offer you excellent battery life.

The scooter has a fantastic range (more than most people expected).

While the advertised range is 40 miles, a more realistic range falls between 30 and 35 miles (this is still way more than expected). It means that commuters can rest easy knowing that a fully charged scooter could get them to their location if it’s less than 30 miles.

Brakes

The Inokim Quick 4 has responsive drum brakes (dual) that produce a 3.6-meter stopping distance. Their braking technology and consequent results make this model great and contribute to the scooter’s overall safety.

The brakes are located externally. However, they are clamped to the scooter’s stem to help minimize snagging and other folding difficulties.

The scooter’s brakes are triggered from the cockpit through levers attached to its handlebars. The brakes handle exceptionally well, have excellent modulation, which means that it would be difficult for the user to skid even if they apply the brakes while they’re at high speeds.

Suspension

the front suspension of inokim quick 4

The Inokim Quick 4 is widely known for its effective suspension.

The electric scooter’s dual-suspension was added to make it more stable. Combining the scooter’s suspension with the 10″ air-filled tires helps to create a smooth ride that retains the comfortable and light feeling you get when you ride on grass.

The scooter’s high-performing suspension system means that you could (at any time) jump onto the scooter and take it for a bit of off-roading. A few issues are that the frame isn’t as sturdy (especially for off-road activities), and you’d have a hard time riding it in rocky terrain and mud.

Inokim Quick 4 Design and Features

black, gray, and yellow Inokim scooters standing on the street

Build Quality

The Inokim Quick 4 has a unique and striking build. Most seem to love it, while others aren’t too sure.

Manufacturers carefully considered the design to complement the scooter’s features. The scooter has a great cockpit with advanced, in-built LCD lights, various buttons for controlling lights, power, performance options, etc.

The scooter’s handlebars have a rubber coating for added grip and reduced friction. Everything about the electric scooter helps work towards improving ease of use. Inokim scooter’s electric display works to display calculated metrics that you may find helpful when taking it for a ride.

Is Inokim Quick 4 Waterproof?

Inokim Quick 4 has an IPX4 rating, which means it’s waterproofed against water splashes from all directions.

The electric scooter can resist a low, sustained, water jet spray. However, you should take care not to expose it to water or submerge it unnecessarily since there’s a chance that you may corrode the internal mechanisms.

Portability

man is folding inokim quick 4 scooter
Photo Credit: @inokim_london Instagram

The Inokim Quick 4 electric scooter’s primary design focus is on portability.

The scooter has a telescopic collapsible stem that riders can lock in place, foldable handlebars, and an accessible carry handle attached to the electric scooter’s rear fender for easy portability.

The scooter folds to the dimensions 42.9×9.8×22 inches and weighs 46 pounds, which some people consider too heavy for easy portability.

Wheels & Tires

man is holding inokim quick 4 in hands
Photo Credit: Fluidfreeride.com

The electric scooter has 10” air-filled tires mounted on split rims with an extra width that supports and cushions all impacts to produce a smooth ride. The tire has an amazing grip that maintains traction on smooth roads and uneven terrain. 

The tires make it easy for riders to handle tight turns. They are considerably better than solid tires since they absorb more shock, have a better grip, and produce a smooth ride.

These tires (combined with a good suspension) improve the rider’s experience infinitely (especially when you compare the Inokim Quick 4 to its predecessors).

Deck

The upper view of Inokim Quick 4 electric scooter.

The scooter’s deck is 8.5 inches wide and 15.5 inches long.

This design allows for a great riding experience for individuals who weigh more, limiting people with long feet. The scooter’s steering column is also angled backward, which gives riders even less space.

Safety Feature – Park Mode

The Inokim Quick 4’s auto park mode is designed to keep the rider safe.

The scooter enters parking mode when it stays idle for longer than 30 seconds. This action disconnects that scooter’s motor from the throttle, which is excellent because it prevents riders from accidentally engaging the throttle, which could cause an accident.

Ride Quality

A man is riding with Inokim scooter.

The Inokim Quick 4 has a smooth acceleration, folds quickly, and has an adequate range. However, it lacks two things regarding riding quality:

  • it has a small deck size
  • and is less stable at top speeds.

As mentioned before, the deck is too short to support taller people, and the scooter’s steering column doesn’t help with things either. The scooter’s instability isn’t necessarily a design problem. However, it would be good to address it when designing the Inokim Quick 4’s successor.

Comparisons

Inokim Quick 4 vs OX

Inokim Quick 4 on the left and Inokim OX on the right.
Inokim Quick 4 on the left and Inokim OX on the right.

Overall, the Inokim OX is a much larger scooter with better ride quality.

The OX has due to the bigger motor a bit higher top speed. The batteries of both scooters have about the same amount of energy capacity. Due to the extra weight, the OX has a bit smaller mileage.

So, if you are a tall guy (over 6′), then Inokim OX would be a much better choice.

If you like the compact design, you can still choose the Quick 4.

Inokim Quick 4Inokim OX
600WMotor800W
768 WhBattery780 Wh
8-10 hoursRecharge Time9-11 hours
25 mphMax Speed28 mph
34 milesMax Range30 miles
Front + rear drum brakesBrakesFront + rear drum brakes
Front spring + rear polymer damperSuspensionFront + rear polymer OSAP suspension
47 lbsWeight61 lbs
220 lbsWeight Capacity265 lbs
10″ x 2.5″ pneumatic tiresTires10″ x 2.5″ pneumatic tires
42.5″ x 44″ x 19″Dimensions48″ x 23″ x 51″
44″ x 14.5″ x 9.5″Folded Dimension48″ x 23″ x 22″
$1,699Price$1,799

Inokim Quick 4 vs Dualtron Mini

Inokim Quick 4 on the left and Dualtron Mini on the right.
Inokim Quick 4 on the left and Dualtron Mini on the right.

Both scooters have the “Mini” in their name. So, both have quite compact designs. Also, the weight is almost the same (47 vs 48 lbs).

But how do they compare in terms of performance?

To be honest, Dualtron Mini crushes Inokim scooter in almost every category.

Dualtron Mini has a much more powerful motor, better battery, higher top speed, and longer range.

When Inokim Quick 4 price is about $1,700, Dualtron Mini costs just $1,500.

Inokim Quick 4Dualtron Mini
600WMotor1,450W
768 WhBattery1,050 Wh
8-10 hoursRecharge Time10 hours
25 mphMax Speed32 mph
34 milesMax Range34 miles
Front + rear drum brakesBrakesDrum brakes (with ABS)
Front spring + rear polymer damperSuspensionFront + rear spring suspensions
47 lbsWeight48 lbs
220 lbsWeight Capacity220 lbs
10″ x 2.5″ pneumatic tiresTires9″ pneumatic tires
42.5″ x 44″ x 19″Dimensions43.9″ x 46″ x 23.8″
44″ x 14.5″ x 9.5″Folded Dimension43.7″ x 16.1″ x 7.6″
$1,699Price$1,499

Inokim Quick 4 Review Conclusions

The Inokim Quick 4 is a practical but efficient scooter designed for comfort, portability, and speed.

It’s made from suitable quality materials, has a sturdy frame, and is specially designed for small riders. It has a fantastic range and is powered by Samsung batteries that riders can trust to provide you with long battery life.

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