This year, the Stiftung Warentest took in your E-Bike Test only wheels with a low-entry under the magnifying glass. These models have convinced in the Test.Stiftung Warentest reviewed this year E-Bikes with a low-entry Different categories of the E-Bikes were tested, Only four out of twelve E-Bike models, the experts of Foundation test
Kassel - After the Stiftung Warentest in the year of 2018 had in your E-Bike Test wheels with Trekking - frame, were now subjected to models with a comfortable, deep entry, a Test . This E-Bikes with a so-called Wave frame are the best-selling models.
In your Test report notes Stiftung Warentest that the E-Bike-Test is one of the most expensive, which will be carried out by you. This year's Test the E-Bikes was a joint test with the Austrian consumer information Association.
Stiftung Warentest: Different categories of E-Bikes
the Test from Stiftung Warentest , were twelve E-Bikes rating examined. The overall assessment was also here from several individual reviews. Is weighted rating of each E-Bike in the following categories:drive handling, safety and durability of pollutants
The item reviews were as is the case with any Test of Stiftung Warentest different. The E-Bike models in the Test were built between January 2019 and January 2020 purchased. the Stiftung Warentest inquired the prices for the respective E-Bike models in April 2020, at their providers.
Stiftung Warentest: rating of E-Bikes in the category To
In category To the experts of Stiftung Warentest , among other things, the driving rated behaviour uphill, but also on the Straight. In the case of the 40 per cent most heavily weighted category and also the convenience of the circuit, the maneuverability, the rating of Driving without a Motor, and the noise of the individual E-Bikes but it was.
several E-Bikes with a low step-disappointed in the Test, only every third Test is good. However, four Pedelecs are safe, robust, and contain no harmful substances. They cost between 2900 and 3100 euros. All of the test results: https://t.co/Pgp45OqCBd— test (@test) May 27, 2020
But it was studied not enough, also the driving stability. Each E-Bike was also tested on its Flatter slope. Were evaluated the different driving properties of a total of six experienced cyclists, and cyclists.
Stiftung Warentest: rating of E-Bikes in the category of drive and handling
In category-drive, which accounts for 20 percent of the weighting, was taken from the Stiftung Warentest , among other things, the range in a Simulation of a permanent motor support 200 percent, a pace of 20 km/h, 100 kilos of weight, a hilly route profile and light Winds, and total tested.
from the experts, the charging time of the battery behavior, response, the motor support, as well as sliding the help of the E-Bikes in Test investigated.
In category handling the E-Bike Test of Stiftung Warentest , among other things, the user manual, as well as the Setting and adjusting of the stem and saddle position of the E-Bikes .
The 20-percent weighted category of the Stiftung Warentest put your features in addition to controls and display, the development and Expansion of the battery and the Wear and Repair of the Pedelecs.
Stiftung Warentest: rating of E-Bikes in the category of safety and durability
Also, the fracture strength and durability of the Handlebar, fork and seatpost, Brakes and light, as well as the electrical and functional safety have been examined by the experts of the Stiftung Warentest in the category of safety and durability in the E-Bike-Test .+ E-Bike-Test 2020: Also handles and steering linkage of the electric wheels have been examined by the Stiftung Warentest (the Icon).©dpa / Hauke-Christian Dittrich
The 20 percent of the weighted category of the E-Bike-test other safety aspects such as ground clearance or the Pedal also includes distance as well as the processing of evaluated aspects, such as, for example, sharp corners, and the breakdown frequency in the practice test.
in Addition, grips and saddles of the E-Bikes were tested for various pollutants and plasticizers, which fall under the category of pollutants.
Stiftung Warentest: the results of The E-Bike test
According to the Test of twelve E-Bikes Stiftung Warentest concludes: "Almost all of the twelve electric bikes in the Test will bring driving fun, but only four are at the end well. The other risks: framework cracks, pollutants, and fire hazard."
Four out of twelve Pedelecs, the colloquially as E-Bikes are known, are, according to Stiftung Warentest good. Favorite of experts and test drivers, and according to the Stiftung Warentest overall, the best electric bike, the KTM Macina Tour 510 for 2900 Euro. Also a good review of the Stevens E-Courier PT5 received for 3000 Euro.
The Pegasus Premio Evo 10Lite for 3100 Euro drives according to the test result of Stiftung Warentest good, but needs a lot of time to Recharge. The Raleigh Kent 9 2 800 Euro convinced the Test , driving according to the experts of Stiftung Warentest , however, with a lot of Luggage, unstable.
Stiftung Warentest: tips for buying an E-bike
Prior to the purchase of an E-bike, the buyer should have a clear idea of how the E-Bike is to be used. Stiftung Warentest has listed some questions before buying an E-bike should:you Are more likely to be in hilly or flat terrain on the road? They tend to drive short distances or often extensive tours?
you Are an experienced cyclist or Newly - or re-beginners?
if you have informed yourself sufficiently, you can start already - however, a test drive with your E-Bike is recommended before any purchase .
more and more E-Bikes are on the streets in Kassel, Germany,* and in the district of on-the-go, is also reflected in the crime statistics. More and more of them are stolen.
Also in the Region of Kassel is high demand for E-Bikes. "Felt we have sold so many wheels, as otherwise the height of summer. Especially E-Bikes are in demand – such as wild,“ says the couple Katrin and Heike Fischer, owner of a Bicycle business in the Lead.
Lucas Maier and Helena Gries
*hna.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.