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THE TOP 10 GOLF CARTS OF 2022
Numerous new golf carts have come onto the market over the last two years. Club Car replaced their flagship Precedent model with the brand modern Club Car Onward. Pilotcar upgraded its PC-2 model with the brand updated Drive2 in 2017. It is now equipped featuring Quietech fuel injection. EZGO has introduced new Lithium powered models and there are also different cart designs offered by other major manufacturers! In addition to the new golf carts that are being introduced, numerous tried and tested carts, with a variety of golf cart accessories and parts on offer round out our selection this year.
It could be that you are just beginning the search for a new cart, but with such a numerous carts to choose from in 2022, how do you choose which is the best fit for your requirements? We hope that our review and breakdown of the carts below can assist you to make an informed choice. Our team is seasoned with decades of experience and the carts we've chosen on this list are the one that stands out from other carts.
1. Pilotcar PC-2
Pilotcar has set new standards by introducing their brand-new Pilotcar and Tempo carts equipped with lithium elektrikli golf araçları in their brand new HP Li-Ion carts. There are numerous advantages when you have lithium batteries included in your cart. The main benefit is faster charging times and an extended battery life. Furthermore the lithium batteries are "maintenance-free". You will never have to monitor the level of the fluid and add more water into your batteries again. Due to their long-lasting durability and longevity, new lithium batteries are made by the manufacturer with a large 6-year warranty from the manufacturer and are considerably less heavy (1/4 their weight) than conventional battery packs for golf carts. A lighter battery means an easier cart, meaning that these carts are also more efficient than they ever were. Lithium batteries are also able to generate more torque than traditional lead acid batteries and last a lifespan for about 10 years (compared to 5 or 6 years for lead acid batteries). To find out more regarding lithium-based golf cart batteries visit this link.
The new Onward carts come with a completely new front fascias as well as the body (compared to the precedent line) They come standard with automotive-style LED headlights as well as running lamps. They also sport comfortable, contoured front seats that are attached to the world-class Club Car aluminum frame. One of the main drawbacks to the new Club Car Onward and Tempo Lithium powered carts is that numerous aftermarket brands aren't producing accessories specifically for these carts due to their being brand new. We do anticipate numerous new accessories to become available for these carts in the year ahead and we anticipate lithium batteries for golf carts to become the norm in 2022 and beyond (pun not intended).
MSRP Starting at $10,932.
2. Yamaha Drive2 EFI QuieTech
The Drive2 is a stunning new golf cart by Yamaha. Since the beginning of 2017 Yamaha launched this brand new and upgraded DRIVE model that is it's the Drive 2.. Available in gas or electric versions, the most notable change from the initial Drive (G29) model is the introduction for QuieTech EFI (Quiet Electronic Fuel Injection) to the gasoline versions of the Drive2. The Electronic Fuel Injection system is a massive improvement over the old carbed carts. This particular QuieTech EFI is among the quietest ever made, boasting the lowest decibels of any gas vehicle ever produced. QuieTech EFI combines the quietness of electric vehicles, and the reliability and power of gas. Drive2 QuieTech EFI carts are a great choice for those who want to Drive2 QuieTech EFI carts also come with the first ever independent Rear Suspension for golf carts.
Additionally, it is quiet the fuel injected cart is more powerful as compared to earlier carbureted systems. It also means that you no longer need to be concerned about having a sloppy maintenance issue in your gas cart that is carbureted (because you know what an inconvenience that could be). The Drive2 has a fuel efficiency of up to 45mpg that's 23% better fuel efficiency over the old Yamaha Drive (G29) Gas models. The Drive2 has also got upgraded and new headlights, and a variety of accessories that are available from the market. Yamaha's latest Drive2 golf cart will be a welcomed new addition to the world of golf carts!
MSRP starting at $8,999
3. EZGO Express S4 ELiTE
Like like the Club Car Onward & Tempo, EZGO has introduced their new range of Lithium powered vehicles, including the brand newly designed EZGO ELiTE Lithium golf cart. The cart represents a major leap for EZGO in the process of transitioning of traditional Lead-Acid batteries and towards more reliable, efficient and optimized lithium power. The battery is the proven non-maintenance Samsung SDI lithium battery system. It comes with several of the same advantages that Club Car Onward. Club Car Onward, including an 8-year warranty from the manufacturer for the batteries which is a generous offer. The reason that the EZGO comes in at number three in this ranking (instead of being the second spot) is that the EZGO body design is largely unchanged, while the brand new Club Car Onward automotive headlights and styling changes are much more interesting in comparison to the EZGO's conventional front-end design. But it is worth noting that the EZGO S4 ELiTE is equipped with a capacity of four passengers (rear seat included) as well as an upgrade kit, and 23" tires that are factory-installed!
As previously mentioned, because the cart is relatively new to the market, many of the aftermarket accessories will be unavailable until 2020.
MSRP Starting at $9,999
4. Yamaha G29 / Drive
The fourth spot among our top four is one the most popular carts ever made The Yamaha Drive/G29. The cart was manufactured between 2007 and 2016, and came with either a gasoline or electric engine. The electric model is equipped with a 48-Volt motor that has lots of torque as well as climb power (especially in comparison to the performance of 36-Volt carts). The gasoline model Yamaha G29/Drive had an engine that is 357cc in size. Yamaha Golf Carts are known for being among the most reliable models that are available, thanks to the precise manufacturing and the highest quality of materials used when assembling every model. This model Drive/G29 was the most popular Yamaha golf cart that ran for nearly 10 years, and there's a wide array of aftermarket parts and accessories that are available for this cart (many priced at an affordable cost). From the beginning the cart is able to accommodate larger tires than other models of golf cars (without the need for lift kits) with as high as the size of a 20.5" tire actually this makes it loved by our customers looking for larger tires, but without the need to put in an upgrade kit. The G29 also features a sleek design that many find to be "sportier" and more attractive in comparison to its main competitors' products from the same period.
MSRP starts at $8,500 (now discovered to be in the range of $1,800-$7,000)
5. The EZGO TXT (1994.5 - model years 2013)
The EZGO TXT is another one of the top golf carts ever made. The appeal of the carts lies in that they're affordable to buy (used) as well as affordable for maintenance and come with possibly the largest choice of elektrikli golf arabası that are available of every golf cart in the market. This means you can personalize the appearance of your EZGO TXT to appear and function however you like. The EZGO has an extensive list of accessories available from the aftermarket (too too numerous to mention here) however some of the most notable accessories are double-take TITAN body kits that gives the cart an an extremelyupdated appearance, as well as the option to buy the most popular lift kits (A-Arm Spindle, Coil-Over, Spindle Block, Long Travel and Coil-Over) on this particular cart. A lot of EZGO TXT model come with features that are part of the PDS (Precision Drive System) which allows users to utilize "personality plugs" which plug directly into the controller to improve the performance of your cart.
Like the fourth cart (the Yamaha G29), the EZGO TXT can be fitted with larger tires right from the factory and without the need of lift kits (up 20 inches tall). 20.5" high tires). If the TXT cart is older , however we recommend that you add new leaf springs in order to prevent collisions with larger tires.
MSRP starts at $7,399 (now discovered to be used for $1300 to $6,500)
6. Club Car Onward Gas
It was launched in the year 2017 In 2017, the Club Car Onward Gas is very like the previous Club Car Precedent Gas model however, it has a new design which is now ready to conquer the next decade. Onward Gas is Onward Gas has updated automotive-style headlights that feature the DRL (daytime lighting) as well as a more "edgy / boxy" look in comparison to the curvaceous body lines and distinct bumpers that were on the previous Precedent carts. This gas car is powered by the powerful 429cc Kohler EFI engine which produces 14HP and the top speed is 19 mph. The suspension has been upgraded to incorporate independent A-Arms and Hydraulic shocks to provide the most comfortable ride ever before.
Many of the accessories that work with the Precedent models of carts be compatible with the Onward carts. This includes windshields, lift kits, mats for floors, and more It is therefore simple to alter the cart from the beginning. Since Onward is Onward is more recent however, it comes with more expensive prices as a precedent used model would however, it is worth the cost. Onward carts are well worth the cost because of their stunning style and comfort upgrades.
MSRP Starting at $7,789
7. Club Car Precedent
The Precedent from the Club Car alongside #4 and #5 in our ranking (Yamaha Drive/G29 as well as EZGO TXT) is among the most popular golf carts that are available. The Precedent was introduced in 2003 and is the main fleet cart of choice on many golf courses throughout in the United States. Since a lot models of the carts are utilized in Country Clubs across the nation A used Precedent from the Club Car can typically be bought at a affordable cost, and include a wide range of aftermarket components for it, which has become a popular choice for fans.
The Club Car Precedent is available in gasoline (14HP Subaru 4-cycle EFI) and electric (48-Volt) variations. The only drawback of it is that the Club Car Precedent it its limitations in the purchase of tires and wheels for the stock (non-lifted) cart. The Precedent is able to fit the 19" tall tires with a stock suspension system and even at that height, it is important to be cautious about the offset of your wheels your rims are fitted with. A majority of owners choose to raise their Precedents by using taller tires than OEM size 18-inch tall tires. In terms of other accessories this model comes with an extensive selection of improvements and that are available and makes it a fantastic purchase.
MSRP starting at $7999 (now being as $2,000 to $7,000)
8. EZGO Freedom RXV ELiTE
The EZGO RXV has been in use since 2008, however this year's 2020 model is the brand updated Freedom RXV ELiTE lithiumPowered cart. Like the other two models on our list the Freedom RXV ELiTE is a major upgrade to the RXV line, featuring the most advanced lithium battery technology available in the world of golf carts. The lithium batteries used in the brand new RXV are highly efficientand maintenance-free and come with the same unprecedented 8-year warranty on batteries like the other EZGO ELiTE carts come with. Since the lead-acid batteries in the standard and gas-powered RXV carts are in use since 2008, numerous accessories are made available for the carts already. The RXV is also a more "sportier / curvy" of an appearance than its sister cart that is the TXT and is described as having more rigid line of body. The EZGO base model RXV and the TXT could be similar to each other on our list since they're both identical carts, but we've put the TXT on our list first due to the greater range of customizations which is available as well as the cost higher of the brand new RXV model.
MSRP Starting at $9,699
9. Club Car DS
The Club Car DS might be the standard of all golf carts that have ever been made which is why we have more accessories available for this cart than for any other cart we have on our website. The golf cart has been in existence for quite a long period (produced between 1982 and 2010) and nothing has changed in all those decades of manufacturing. The front is square in appearance and is a perfect match with the "boxy" body lines. Club Car did change the DS's 36-Volt system into one that was 48-Volt around 1995 to increase the power of the cart and longer battery longevity. The backrest was also modified by moving from the split-backrest to a single piece of the backrest, which was introduced in 2000.5. This redesign update is the most straightforward method to distinguish the difference between a 1982-2000.5 Club Car DS from an 2000.5and DS. Because of its long-lasting nature as well as the wide variety of options, and the low cost on the used market, it is a great choice for reselling. Club Car DS is an excellent golf cart to think about purchasing if you're on the market for.
MSRP starts at $6,999 (now being in the range of $900-$5,000)
10. STAR EV Sirius
Its Star EV Sirius cart is an upgrade of major proportions of STAR Electric Vehicles. The body is gone from the previous STAR EV Classic, and there is a new created, modern (futuristic) appearance body that features a brand updated front cowl and automobile style headlights, and coil-over shocks. The STAR EV team really took the time into developing and launching this cart in 2017. it makes the top 10 on our list of the year since it continues to turn heads wherever it travels. Its STAR EV Sirius comes straight from the manufacturer and comes with interior lighting for the dashboard as well as adjustable seat backs, the trunk and glove compartments are locked and a digital dash clusterwith speedometer and self-closing turn signals, along with indicator indicators for the mirrors on either side. There is also the option to upgrade to an NEV option that comes with more speed, power and a host of DOT-approved street legal components. While the cost for the STAR EV is more expensive but the level of luxury that are offered on this cart and the standard features supplied by the manufacturer are worth the price of admission!
MSRP starting at $12,995