Electric Utility Vehicles

Electric utility vehicles are a quiet, green alternative to utility terrain vehicles powered by internal combustion engines.

| April/May 2008

  • Blue Ranger EV
    The Ranger EV by Polaris has a range of up to 50 miles before it needs to be recharged.
    POLARIS INDUSTRIES

  • Blue Ranger EV

Electric utility vehicle powertrains consist of a bank of deep-cycle batteries that provide the “fuel” to run a DC electric motor that drives a transaxle and propels the wheels. Deep-cycle batteries are different from the standard lead-acid battery used to start your car and are designed to provide a steady supply of current over a long period of time. Range before recharge can be a consideration if you cover a lot of ground. Unlike a gasoline vehicle that can be refueled in a few minutes, recharging an electric vehicle will take several hours.

To learn more about specific electric utility vehicles, check out the models listed below.

2010 Polaris Ranger EV Electric-Powered Side-By-Side

Polaris calls this vehicle “perfect... for farming, ranching, hunting and recreational riding.”

Batteries: Lead-acid
Distance (approximate range before recharge): 50 miles, depending on conditions
MSRP: $10,699



To learn more about the Polaris Ranger EV and see a video of it in action, read Polaris Announces Electric Utility Vehicle for 2010 from GRIT editor Hank Will.

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