Cost of Developing An E-Scooter Application In 2022

If you are looking to develop an e-scooter application, the cost will largely depend on how many features you choose to integrate in it. The cost of e-scooter app development is determined by things like UI design, tech stacks etc. It is discussed in detail in this blog. 

Why create an e-scooter on-demand application?

On-Demand E-Scooters solve real world problems and that is the main contributor to its growth. People are moving towards electric vehicles for many reasons. It is good for the planet and much more convenient than fuel-driven vehicles.

As an entrepreneur, developing an e-scooter app can prove to be really profitable for you. 

Micro-mobility as an industry is growing rapidly and scaling quickly. It is a low-cost alternative to cabs that are usually prone to surge-pricing and low availability. 

What is the cost of developing an e-scooter application?

On a lower side, it is something between $20,000 to $25,000 USD 

Let’s look at the determining factors of e-scooter app development cost and how exactly it is calculated. 


 An application can be anything you like. From simplest to most complex. The number and type of features you choose to add, will impact the overall cost. Some of the features that you will have to include are 

  • Real time GPS tracking 
  • Smart lock 
  • QR code scanning 
  • Rider history 

Depending on other requirements and your own vision for the e-scooter sharing application, the cost will vary. 

UX/UI Design 

The level of expertise you hire for the job and the UI design will determine the cost. Usually these are the steps the process will have and the cost will be attached to how long the process takes and details regarding it. 

  • Planning : Understanding the objective and goal setting 
  • Research: User surveys and interviews , journey mapping 
  • Conceptual Design:  Sitemap creation, low fidelity prototype creation 
  • Detailed Design: High fidelity prototype creation, user interface design

System Architecture

In simple terms, system architecture refers to how software components will be placed in the e-scooter sharing application. This will determine how data is exchanged between components.

This will determine performance and reliability of the application. 

Tech Stacks 

Consisting of programming languages, frameworks, databases, front-end tools, back-end tools and other relevant items. Tech stacks will also play a part in determining the cost of developing e-scooter applications.

If you want to understand how to choose the right tech stack for your application, read this dedicated blog. 

In conclusion, the cost of e-scooter application development depends on how it is built and the technology put into it.

The level of expertise you hire and your business goals. The customer experience you want to create and how exactly that can be achieved through the front-end and back-end. 

All these factors will play a part. You will require a consultation with the agency to know the exact cost for e-scooter app development

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