Gas Powered vs Electric Powered UTV
Updated: Apr 1, 2021
The pros and cons of owning both by J. Alexander
It is visible in the world around us that there is a “green” electric vehicle
wave coming over us. Is this a good thing or something that special interest
groups are pushing down on us? Lets look at the electric UTV category.
Both gas and electric powered UTVs have their strengths and weakness.
Noise and smell
Capable of extended range
Operating cost $3.00 for 25 miles
45+ mph top speed
No sound or smell
20+ mile range limit (hybrid version will extend)
Operating cost $.50 for 25 miles
25 mph top speed
While electric powered UTVs are not the answer to every need, they should be
considered for those who like the quietness. Pound for pound, an electric has
more power that its gas counterparts. And the number one reason people do
not go electric? Battery replacement cost. But as you see above, electricity is
considerably cheaper than gas, so the savings will pay for the replacement
batteries within 2.5 years of average use. Happy hunting.
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” –
Robert Louis Stevenson