On the hunt for an affordable electric bike? Our testers extensively researched the best reasonably priced models on the market today and bought the top 10 to test and compare side-by-side. Our diverse selection includes the full spectrum of e-bike styles. We put these bikes to the test for several weeks, comparing them side-by-side and making sure to evaluate every aspect of their performance. We measured up every bike against the same metrics of ride quality, distance range, power output, user interface, and ease of assembly to help you find the best model for your needs and budget.
Top-ranked electric bikes can come in a vast range of styles, and each model has its pros and cons. If your budget allows, the best electric commuter bikes and our favorite electric mountain bikes for hitting the trails are worth checking out. We’ve also tested and compared the best folding electric bikes if you’re in need of a convenient portable or easily storable option. Check out our cargo bike review if you need to haul gear or passengers, and our writeup on the best bike locks for security.