Electric Vehicle Speed Information
EV Speed Information and Comparisons. General Advantages. Electric vs Gas.
EVs range in size from folding electric scooters that fit under a bus seat, up to cars using the highway. Most EVs offer transportation for one person and cargo at speeds and costs that are moderate. Half of our errands and trips are less than 10 miles and within the range of an EV.
You can acquire your EV for less than $1000. Enjoy the advantages of a car without the burdens. Replace your extra car with an electric bike, trike, moped, or scooter and use the savings to rent a car when you need one. Enjoy the fun and freedom of a vehicle that goes almost anywhere, even in the grocery store.
Clean, efficient vehicles save money and time while helping the environment and improving our quality of life. EVs are fun, brighten our day and the world. Spread the word. Relatives, friends and neighbors who start using EV's help set the right example.
An EV will pay for itself in uses and benefits and promote a clean, healthy, and sustainable future.
When getting an electric vehicle, look for long range, reasonable speed, quality and a fair price.
Typical top speeds are:
Electric Scooters: 10 - 15 mph
Electric Bicycles: 12 - 20 mph
Electric Adult Tricycles: 10 mph
Electric Recumbents: 20 - 35 mph
Electric Mobility Scooters: 2 - 15 mph
Electric Mopeds: 20 - 55 mph
Electric Motorcycles: 60 - 180 mph
Personal Rapid Transit, PRTs: 20 - 100 mph
Neighborhood Electric Vehicle, NEVs: 25 mph
Commute One Person Cars: 40 - 70mph
Power-Assist Wheelchairs: 7 mph
Electric Go-Karts and Dune Buggies: 5 - 25 mph
Utility/Cargo Vehicles: 10 - 40 mph