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how to choose a golf cart

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A couple of tips for picking the perfect used golf cart for you:Pick a golf cart that best suits your lifestyle. If you live a more laid back lifestyle,a Club Car Precedent for cruising around your neighborhood may suit you best. …Check and see if the golf cart needs to be licensed in your area. …Research all the awesome Golf Cart Accessories that you would like. …Make sure the golf cart is comfortable to drive. …

What is the best brand of golf cart?

Low maintenance golf cartYamaha is a top brand for gas cartsEasy to find replacement parts if necessaryWorks around town and on the courseVery quiet gas golf cart

What type of golf cart should I buy?

These include:YamahaIngersoll-Rand PLCTextronE-Z-GoClub CarPolaris GEMAmerican Custom Golf Cars (ACG)Gulf Atlantic Vehicles

Which golf cart is better?

Gas Powered Golf Carts: The ProsCan Handle Heavy Loads. Gas-powered golf carts can handle much heavier loads than electric golf carts. …Have Faster Speeds. Gas-powered golf carts can reach their top speed much faster than electric models. …Can Go Further on a Single Tank of Gas. Gasoline lasts longer than the batteries found in electric golf carts. …Easier to Find Spare Parts. …

Where can you buy a golf cart?

You can purchase golf carts from a variety of different sources. For example, you can go online directly to the manufacturer and make a purchase. Not every manufacturer allows this option, though, so make sure to research your choices before making a purchase.

Should I Buy a New or Used Golf Cart?

Buying a brand new or used (new to you) golf cart is so exciting! But which is better? Well, just like a regular car, both brand new and used golf carts are great in their own way and have their own set of advantages/disadvantages. A few things to remember first and foremost when shopping for a new or used golf cart are: take your time, study up and ask plenty of questions! This will help you determine what best fits your needs, whether it be a brand new golf cart or a used/refurbished golf cart. Both can be great, it really just depends on your personal preference and what you’re looking for in a golf cart.

What Is the Best Golf Cart To Buy?

When it comes to finding the best golf carts, the 3 main brands that have withstood the test of time are Club Car, EZ -GO and Yamaha. All 3 manufacturers make long lasting, quality golf carts (and in some cases have been making them since the 1950’s and 1960’s). Parts and accessories for these brands are easy to find and are generally affordable (Check out Club Car Accessories, EZGO Accessories & Yamaha Accessories). There are also some assorted “off-brands” to be considered as well, like Taylor Dunn, Par Car, Cushman, Harley-Davidson and many others, however, Club Car, EZGO and Yamaha are highly recommended. Another thing to mention is that golf cart uses are really endless. From the golf enthusiast that only drives on a flat, smooth surface for a round of golf; to the hunter who has big thick treaded tires and a lift kit, riding on rough terrain to his hunting stand; to the realtor, driving prospective buyers around the community to look for the perfect home; Club Car, EZGO and Yamaha have something for everyone!

What happens if an electric golf cart runs out of power?

When an electric cart runs out of power and you’re not close to a golf cart charger or outlet, you’ll likely need to be towed or push the cart back to the charger (unless you have an Onboard Battery Charger). Less Power/Speed: Electric golf carts do not generally perform well on rough or hilly terrain.

How to get the best price on a golf cart?

Shop For The Best Price: In general, brand new golf carts will be be more expensive than used carts. We highly recommend comparing prices and shopping around to get the best possible price. In other words: Don’t get ripped off. If you’re buying new, you want to get the best deal for your money. Ask questions, investigate the dealer you’re planning on purchasing from, take a look at reviews online, etc. Be super informed.

What is the most convenient golf cart?

Convenience & Maintenance: Electric golf carts are the most convenient and for most uses. Maintenance is minimal and a bit more carefree (so long as you’re taking care of your batteries and your battery charger!).

Why are gas golf carts so noisy?

Noisy & More Maintenance: Gas golf carts are noisy and require significantly more maintenance such as oil changes, filters, tune up’s, etc. Pollution/Dangerous: While throwing some gas into your cart’s tank is super convenient to get you going quickly, the fuel does produce more pollution.

What is a used cart?

Used Accessories: Generally, a used cart will come with most of the quality, trusted parts and accessories that you’ll want, but at a much better price! Most of these parts have not changed over the years and are the same parts you would find on a brand new cart, but at a better overall cost.

How Old Is The Golf Cart?

Believe it or not, most older golf carts are like a delicious fine wine: They just get better with age! Some however, can be sour grapes! It is very important to take the age of the golf cart that you are looking to buy into consideration. Paying attention to the:

What Condition Are The Batteries In?

The ugly truth is: Batteries are expensive. You know it, I know it, we all know it. For this very reason, we ALWAYS suggest to our customers when they ask our advice on what to look for when buying a used golf cart, are the batteries.

Is The Asking Price Worth It?

We saved the best for last. Seemingly the most important factor when considering purchasing a used golf cart or refurbished golf cart is, the price tag.

What is a refurbished golf cart?

A refurbished golf cart is a cart that was used solely on the golf course for several years and now is being sold to the public as “reconditioned / refurbished”. A used golf cart is any other pre-owned golf cart whether it be previously owned by a dealer, private seller, Joe down the street, etc.

What does a red flag mean on a golf cart?

RED FLAG ALERT: If the seller or dealer does not want to let you test drive the golf cart, you may want to pass.

How long should golf cart batteries be set?

Golf cart batteries that are a year old or less and look to be in great condition should be set for the next couple years without needing to be replaced. Ask a ton of questions.

What happens if a golf cart doesn’t show cycles?

Generally, if a seller or dealer does not want to show you the cycles and hours, they may be trying to “sugar-coat” or cover up the amount of rounds on the cart. Nobody wants to get stuck with a golf cart that has a zillion rounds on it, that will likely be in need of major repairs as soon as you pull it off the lot.