Which scooter is better? The i-Gide 3-wheel Scooter vs The Micro Maxi Deluxe

Which scooter is better? The i-Gide 3-wheel Scooter vs The Micro Maxi Deluxe

The i-Glide kids 3-wheel scooter and the Micro Maxi Deluxe LED 3-Wheel Scooter are both popular choices for parents looking for a high-quality and safe scooter for their children.

The i-Glide Kids 3-Wheel Scooter and the Micro Maxi Deluxe LED 3-Wheel Scooter have several similarities, including:

Wheels: both scooters have three wheels, making them stable and easy to balance on.


Lean-to-steer technology: Both scooters use lean-to-steer technology, where children lean their body weight to change direction.


Adjustable handlebar: The handlebars on both scooters are adjustable, making them suitable for kids of different heights.


Safety features: Both scooters come with safety features such as a rear foot brake and a low-to-the-ground deck to ensure stability.


Suitable for young children: Both scooters are designed for young children, with the i-Glide Kids 3-Wheel Scooter is recommended for ages 3-8yrs and the Micro Maxi Deluxe LED 3-Wheel Scooter is recommended for ages 5-12yrs.


Both the i-Glide Kids scooters and the Micro Maxi Deluxe have LED light-up wheels that do not require batteries to light up as the child rides their scooter.

    As you can see both scooters share many similar features, however there are some differences between the two scooters.

    Australian Design vs Swiss Design 
    It is no secret that the i-Gide brand is an Australian-owned company, which appeals to many Aussie parents looking to support local businesses, Micro is a Swiss company.

    UV Protected 
    One significant difference between the two scooters is that the i-Glide 3-wheel kids scooter maintains it's vibrancy in colour even underneath the harsh Australian sun. The fade-resistant material helps to maintain the vibrant colours of the scooter for longer.

    Toddler Seat  
    Another difference is the i-Glide 3-wheel scooter is compatible with the toddler seat, whilst the Micro Maxi does not have that option.

    Affordability 
    The i-Glide scooter is also priced significantly more affordable than the Micro Maxi Deluxe LED 3 Wheel Scooter.
    Typically in Australia the Micro Maxi Deluxe will retail for between $250 to $280, whilst the i-Glide retails for an incredible $99 to $120, while still offering comparable quality and safety features.

    Whilst it may be tempting to assume the more expensive product will be better quality, in this case the price difference comes from two main factors:

    1) The Micro scooter is distributed by a third party, meaning an extra layer of profit is being inserted into the supply chain. The i-Glide brand is distributed in Australia directly by the brand, which removes a layer of costs in the supply chain.

    2) The Micro brand is a sought-after brand, just like a designer clothes brand, so you are paying extra for the name and the strong reputation that Micro has built up over the years.

    i-Glide is a relatively new brand, established in 2015, and has a mission to provide the best value for money scooters and to make its products affordable to all Australian families.

    Weight Capacity
    The i-glide scooter has a sturdy and durable design, with a weight capacity of up to 50 kg, making it suitable for children to use for several years as they grow and develop their riding skills. The Maxi Micro boasts a slightly higher 70kg weight capacity.

    Summary
    Overall, the i-Glide kids 3-Wheel Scooter and the Micro Maxi Deluxe LED 3-Wheel Scooter are both excellent options for young children looking for a safe and stable ride however the i-Glide Scooter stands out for its affordability, quality, and additional features & accessories

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