How Much Are Hoverboards?

How Much Are Hoverboards

Whether you have daydreamed about this scenario or not, if you have children, it’s likely that they have asked (or, more appropriately, begged) for a hoverboard.

From a kid’s perspective, what could be more fun than whizzing around the local area with their friends on a hoverboard that blasts their favorite music and has bright flashing lights? 

If you or your child (or both of you) are interested in purchasing a hoverboard, the one thing on your mind is likely to be the cost. There is a huge range of hoverboards available, each boasting its own unique features. Thanks to this, the price of hoverboards tends to vary considerably. 

To learn more about the price of hoverboards, and where to find a hoverboard that fits your budget, check out the information below. We cover everything, from how to find a safe and durable budget-friendly model, to what features to look out for if you need a high-end piece of equipment, and everything in between!

Hoverboards Under $100 

Believe it or not, you can purchase a hoverboard for under $100. If you are on a tight budget, or you simply want to give a hoverboard a try without committing to a very expensive model, hoverboards under $100 are a great and affordable option.

However, it is worth noting that these hoverboards will lack many of the features that their more high-end counterparts boast. If you are looking for a hoverboard under $100, you need to focus on functionality rather than features. 

Additionally, with a lot of hoverboards under $100, durability is likely to be a problem. If durability is important to you, opt for a hoverboard with a warranty or guarantee. This will ensure that you are covered for any damage or wear and tear. 

What is the Cheapest Hoverboard? 

Generally, the cheapest hoverboards available will be in the range of $50 to $100. It is unlikely that you will find a hoverboard for less than $50. We’ve included two of the cheapest hoverboards for both adults and children below. 


GOTRAX Edge Self Balancing Hoverboard 6.5”

GOTRAX hoverboards are a reliable option, particularly if you’re on a budget. They are well-built and as durable as possible for the price.

This model features dual 200 Watt motors, a maximum speed of 6.2 mph, and a maximum weight of 220 lbs. It can ride 3.1 miles on a single charge. 


GOTRAX Lil Cub Hoverboard

If you’re looking for a hoverboard for your child (5 years old or over), this hoverboard is an affordable and high-quality option. It has a lightweight and simple design that is perfect for beginners and young children.

How Much is a Good Hoverboard? 

If you’re looking for a good quality hoverboard that is durable, safe and has a range of good features, you will need to look for a hoverboard that is more expensive than $100. Generally speaking, you will be looking for hoverboards in the range between $100 and $700. 

Top-quality hoverboards will fall within this price range for a number of reasons. The three biggest factors of a hoverboard’s cost are the motor, the battery capacity, and the range. The better these aspects of the hoverboard are, the more expensive it will be. 

Additional features of hoverboards will also dictate the price somewhat. For instance, hoverboards with features such as LED lights, Bluetooth speakers, water resistance, and a smartphone app will also be more expensive. 

How Much Does a Normal Hoverboard Cost? 

However, you will be able to get a good model with great battery life, short charging times, a long-range, and a good maximum top speed for somewhere between $150 and $600.

As such, don’t be fooled into thinking that you need to purchase the most expensive model. Below, we’ve listed a few top-quality hoverboards within this average price range.


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This hoverboard is an all-terrain hoverboard, and it comes with Bluetooth, LED lights, and integrated speakers. It has a fast-charging system. It works for both adults and children (over 6 years old) thanks to the child safety mode. 


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This hoverboard is made for kids aged 8 and over. It has colorful LED-lighted wheel hubs and front-facing light bars. It reaches up to 9mph and one single charge provides 40 minutes of continuous use. It also boasts a training mode which is useful for beginners.


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This hoverboard is a super sturdy and durable option. It can ride on all-terrain, there is a music speaker included, and it is a self-balancing board (this makes it easier for beginners to get to grips with the hoverboard). It also comes with a safety promise. 

Hoverboards at Target 

If you’re looking to purchase a hoverboard, you don’t need to go to a fancy store. In fact, you can purchase a good-quality hoverboard from Target.

Target has a huge range of hoverboards for both adults and children! As a bonus, Target also caters to a range of budgets. 

Which Hoverboard is Best?

If you’re looking for a high-end hoverboard, Target can fulfill your needs. Below, we’ve listed the most high-end and top-quality hoverboards available from Target.

The battery life, construction, power, and safety features of these hoverboards are better than average. 


Jetson Impact Extreme Terrain Hoverboard1

This hoverboard is of very high quality. It is built to be able to manage most terrains. It has bright LED lights and light-up wheels, extra wide footpads to aid balance and control, and a top speed of up to 12 mph. It also has a 12-mile range, making it ideal for exploring. 


Hover 1 Astro Hoverboard

This hoverboard boasts a huge range of features. It has LED lights on the footpads, wheels, fender, and deck. It is also app-enabled and has an in-built Bluetooth speaker. The maximum speed is 7 mph and the maximum range is 9 miles. 


GOTRAX SRX Pro Bluetooth Hoverboard

This hoverboard is a very solid option. It has a top speed of 7.5 mph and can travel up to 7.5 miles on a single charge. It boasts all-terrain tires, an in-built Bluetooth speaker, and a self-balancing mode.

Hoverboards on Amazon  

Amazon is also a great place to find a hoverboard. It is very accessible and caters to a huge range of budgets. As a bonus, hoverboards on Amazon often come with free shipping and some kind of customer warranty.

Amazon is also a great place to look for customer reviews if you’re not sure whether a specific model will suit your needs. 

What is a Good Cheap Hoverboard? 

Amazon is a particularly good option if you’re looking for budget-friendly hoverboards. Below, we’ve listed the most affordable hoverboards available on amazon. These tend to range from $50 to $150. 


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If you’re looking for an affordable hoverboard for an adult, this model is ideal. It has a maximum speed of 6 mph and can last up to 75 minutes on a single charge.

It has a maximum weight of 165 lbs and the battery charge time is 2 to 3 hours. 


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This hoverboard is ideal for children who want the option to sit down. It comes with a  comfortable seat attachment that makes it much easier to control. It is made from quality materials and has a number of safety features. 


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This colorful hoverboard is ideal for kids and adults. It comes with LED lights and an in-built bluetooth speaker. It is a self-balancing scooter, making it perfect for beginners.

It can travel up to 9 mph and a maximum distance of 8 miles on one charge. 

Final Thoughts

Hoverboards are great pieces of equipment. They are super fun to use (for both adults and children), and they’re a great way of getting around.

As a bonus - they don’t need to break the bank! We hope that this article has helped clear up any confusion regarding how much hoverboards cost. 

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