2020 KTM Freeride E-XC

Ride in electric silence.

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Although available in other markets in 2014, the KTM Freeride E-XC made its US introduction in 2017 followed by a multitude of updates in 2018. Over the past couple of years the e-machine has not seen any additional changes, however, it remains a midsize electric dirt bike that both beginners and pros can enjoy. Beginners will benefit from its lack of a clutch and gear shift lever, while more experienced riders will enjoy tapping into its electric motor’s claimed peak power of 18 kW. Its 260-volt lithium-ion battery can last for a claimed 1.5 hours (depending on the riding style) while energy recuperates when coasting or braking for added range. Its chassis consists of a composite frame, WP Xplor 43 fork, WP PDS Xplor shock, and long steering head for stability and handling.

KTM Freeride E-XC left side
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2020 KTM Freeride E-XC Reviews, Comparisons, And Competition

When it made its way to the US in 2017, the KTM Freeride E-XC claimed praise for its tight maneuverability, carrying its 238-pound weight well, and accompaniment to rider skills with its three ride modes.

After the 2018 updates were implemented, which included a new battery, improved suspension and brakes, and additional features, these all added up to “move the bike more toward serious off-roader from playbike.”

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KTM Freeride E-XC Updates For 2020

No updates for 2020. It comes at a starting MSRP of $10,499.

2020 KTM Freeride E-XC Claimed Specifications

Price: $10,499
Engine: Liquid-cooled permanent magnet synchronous motor
Horsepower: 24.5 hp @ 5,000 rpm
Torque: 30.9 lb.-ft. from 0 rpm
Transmission: 1-speed
Final Drive: Chain
Seat Height: 35.8 in.
Rake: 23.0°
Trail: N/A
Front Suspension: 43mm inverted fork, fully adjustable; 9.8-in. travel
Rear Suspension: Preload and compression adjustable; 10.2-in. travel
Front Tire: 2.75-21
Rear Tire: 4.00-18
Wheelbase: 55.8 in.
Capacity: 3,900 Wh
Wet Weight: 245 lb.
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