What Scooter Does Lime Use

Lime has enabled users to rent scooters with their smartphones. The program uses a service that connects with your app and charges you per minute for renting your scooter. We’ll cover everything you need to know about Lime and its scooter below. Keep reading if you want to know more.

What Kind of Scooter Does Lime Use?

The style of scooter that LIME uses is a seated electric scooter. This design is different from the standing electric scooters that are more commonly seen on the market. The seated design is more comfortable for longer rides and also helps to prevent rider fatigue. Additionally, the seated design makes it easier for riders with mobility impairments [1] to use the scooters.

Lime Scooter front

What Brand of the Electric Scooter Does Lime Use?

Lime uses a variety of brands for its electric scooter fleet. However, the company mostly relies on Segway for its scooters. This is because Segway has a good reputation for manufacturing high-quality and durable electric scooters. Additionally, Segway offers a seated electric scooter, which is the style that Lime prefers.

Is Lime an Electric Scooter?

Lime is an electric scooter-sharing company. This means that Lime owns a fleet of electric scooters that are available for rent by the general public. Riders can use the Lime app to locate and unlock a nearby scooter. Once the ride is finished, riders simply leave the scooter at their destination.

What is the Difference Between Lime and Bird?

Lime and Bird are both electric scooter-sharing companies. However, there are a few key differences between the two companies. First, Lime focuses on providing scooters for longer rides, while Bird focuses on providing scooters for shorter rides. Second, Lime offers a seated electric scooter, while Bird only offers a standing electric scooter. Finally, Lime is available in more markets than Bird.

How Much Does It Cost to Ride a Lime Scooter?

The cost of riding a Lime scooter varies depending on the market. However, rides typically start at $1 plus an additional per-minute charge. For example, a 20-minute ride would cost $5 in total.

How Do I Pay for a Lime Scooter?

Payment for a Lime scooter is handled through the Lime app. Riders simply need to link a payment method to their account and they will be charged automatically after each ride.

What is the Maximum Speed of a Lime Scooter?

The maximum speed of a  Lime scooter depends on the model of the scooter. However, most models have a maximum speed of around 15 mph.

Lime scooter handle

Is the Lime Scooter Safe for Everyone to Ride?

Lime scooters are safe for everyone to ride. However, we recommend that riders under the age of 18 rides with an adult. Additionally, all riders should wear a helmet while riding.

Where is the Lime Scooter Available?

Lime scooters are currently available in dozens of markets around the world. To see if Lime is available in your area, check out our website or download the Lime app.

How Long Does It Take to Charge a Lime Scooter?

It takes around 4 hours to charge a Lime scooter. However, this can vary depending on the model of the scooter.

How Many Rides Can I Take on a Single Charge?

The number of rides you can take on a single charge depends on a  number of factors, including the model of the scooter and the terrain. However, most riders can expect to get around 20-30 minutes of ride time per charge.

Lime Scooter safety instruction

How Do I Unlock a Lime Scooter?

To unlock a Lime scooter, simply open the Lime app and locate a nearby scooter. Once you’ve found a  scooter, you can unlock it by scanning the QR code or entering the scooter’s ID number.

Can I Take a Lime Scooter on Public Transportation?

Yes, you can take a Lime scooter on public transportation. However, it is recommended that you check with your local transit authority to see if there are any restrictions in place.

Can I Park a Lime Scooter Anywhere?

No, you cannot park a Lime scooter just anywhere. Riders must park the scooters at designated parking spots that are typically located near high-traffic areas . Parking outside of a designated spot may result in a fine.


Lime uses a variety of electric scooters for its routes. However, they use mostly the same style of a scooter with small accessory changes to make them accessible for customers with different mobility needs. You can expect to see these scooters on Lime’s electric scooter fleet as it grows in the coming months and years.


Lucas Travis
Lucas Travis
Lucas is far from your regular skater boy—he is knowledgeable beyond riding basics and tricks; he knows the technicalities and specifics of every type of modern skateboards, bikes, and scooters. His passion for skateboarding inspired him to bring together a team of skateboard-lovers and experts to test new and popular models and come up with recommendations that will help every skateboard, bike or scooter enthusiasts like them.
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