Best Electric Mountain Bikes Under $3000

Electric mountain bikes are having a moment. Analysts predict over 12% annual growth in the global electric mountain bike market through 2029 as these innovative rides attract new enthusiasts. By amplifying speed, range and thrill factor, electric mountain bikes empower riders to conquer tough climbs, technical trails and ambitious distance goals without sacrificing comfort or control. 


But the exploding electric mountain bike market also makes identifying the best bike for your adventures and budget an overwhelming task. That's why we've rigorously tested the top contenders to curate the definitive shortlist of affordable, best electric mountain bikes under $3000 for 2024.

The Best Electric Mountain Bikes Under $3000


  1. Veloz Model AMG Electric Fat Bike
  2. Veloz Discovery Electric Mountain Bike 
  3. Veloz TXL Electric Mountain Bike
  4. Kristall Stellar Electric Mountain Bike
  5. NCM Prague Electric Mountain Bike
  6. Smartmotion Catalyst Electric Mountain Bike 
  7. Orbea Rise M-TEAM eMTB 2024

1- Veloz Model AMG Electric Fat Bike

 

$2,690.00

Craving an electric fat bike built to dominate challenging landscapes? The beastly Veloz AMG serves up a brawny 750W motor and a rugged set of 26-inch tyres to conquer the harshest terrains and weather conditions with ease. From steep, slippery slopes to loose sand pits, this two-wheeled tank powers through everything while keeping you terrain-anchored and in control. Say goodbye to route limitations and let the Veloz AMG broaden your adventure horizons.


 


Specifications:

  • Weight: 27 Kg
  • Max Loading:150 Kg
  • Suspension: Front Dual 
  • Brakes: Optimised Tektro Disc brake (Hydraulic)
  • Tyre: 26” Inch wide
  • Speed: 25 km limited (30-35 km/h private use)
  • Max Distance: 40 to 70 km
  • Unrestricted Speed: 35 km/hr
  • Max Torque: 200n
  • Base Motor Power: 750W
  • Peak Motor Power: 750W
  • Battery: 48V 11.6 AH Lithium Samsung (new!!)
  • Charge time: 3-4 hours
  • Voltage: 36V
  • Drive: Rear hub motor
  • Motor: 750 Watt brushless rear

Other features:

  • Off-road/on-road limiting the power via the intelligent controller.
  • Support more than 100-150 Kg (Battery and speed performance will be affected)

Client Review:


Janson Marvel:

“After going on over 130+ exciting trips with my AMG, it has proven to be the perfect adventure buddy. I've taken it everywhere from the rolling hills around Dandenong to the scenic tracks of Lysterfield Park. Straight away it felt tailored for me, needing only minor tweaks out of the box. “


2- Veloz Discovery Electric Mountain Bike 


$2,490.00 $1,990.00

 

The Veloz Discovery allows you to wander off the beaten path and explore unseen landscapes. How? A lively 500-watt motor amplifies your pedal strokes while Shimano's dialled gearing ensures you'll always find the right metre-movement to sync with your surroundings. An integrated USB port keeps devices charged when inspiration to snap photos strikes.


 

Specifications:


  • Model: Discovery
  • Weight: 23 Kg
  • Max Loading: 150 kg
  • Suspension: Front Dual
  • Brakes: Tektro / Radius – Dual Pivot Hydraulic
  • Gears: Shimano 6 gears speed 16T/44T
  • Restricted Speed: 25 km/hr
  • Max Distance: 30-70 km, depending on the rider, terrain, weather and level of assistance used.
  • Unrestricted Speed: 35 km/hr
  • Max Torque: 200n
  • Base Motor Power: 500W
  • Peak Motor Power: 500W
  • Battery: 13Ah  – LG active lithium cells
  • Charge time: 4-6 hours
  • Voltage: 48V
  • Drive: Rear hub motor
  • Motor: 500 Watts rear hub more speed and torque 
  • 25 km/hr Limited/ 35-40 km/hr off-road
  • Display: LCD 5 Mode Speed Display
  • Intelligent controller: Go from on-road to off-road mode in just seconds
  • Wheels: 27.5 / 29 Inch
  • Frame: Aluminium Alloy 


Other features:

  • Display with USB allows you to charge your phone

 

Client Review:


Maree Jen:

“I got my Veloz Discovery a few months ago, love it then and still love it! The staff here were very friendly and professional with me (58 YO bike rider) helping with battery installation and then advice on some of the features I needed. ”



3- Veloz TXL Electric Mountain Bike 

$2,990.00

 

Is your dream mountain bike a trail-taming machine? Enter the Veloz TXL, our most high-powered e-MTB that commands the trail with its 750W mid-drive motor and advanced shock absorbers, making it the best full-suspension electric mountain bike under $3000. This all-terrain vehicle absorbs big bumps and small roots to keep you in control when barreling down rocky paths and up punishing inclines. And with five levels of pedal assistance plus a throttle mode, you dictate the intensity of every heart-pumping ascent and descent. 


 


Specifications:


  • Model: TXL 750W
  • Weight: 27 Kg
  • Max Loading: 150 Kg
  • Suspension: Front Dual Rear Single
  • Brakes: Optimised Disc brake
  • Tyre: 26” Inch wide 
  • Speed: 25 km limited 
  • Max Distance: 40-60 + Km
  • Unrestricted Speed: 30-45/55-60 km/h private use
  • Max Torque: 200n
  • Base Motor Power: 750W/1500
  • Peak Motor Power: 750W/1500
  • Range: 40-60 +Km
  • Battery: 48V 15 AH Lithium Samsung (new)
  • Charge time: 3-4 hours
  • Voltage: 48V
  • Drive: Rear HubMotor
  • Motor: 750/1500 Watt brushless rear
  • Display: Screen LCD
  • Dimensions: 955*225*410mm
  • Wheels: 26 x4 Inc
  • Frame: Aluminium Alloy 


Other features:

  • Off-road/ On-road via intelligent controller

Client Review:


Lachlan Duncan:

“For a hill lover like me who loves most rough terrains, it's the best electric mountain bike and I highly suggest it.”



4- Kristall Stellar Electric Mountain Bike 

$1,999.00

 

Escape-explore from daily stresses by fleeing onto scenic backroads aboard the Kristall Stellar e-bike, built for road-firm yet spirited rides with its durable aluminium frame and smooth 750-watt motor. The supple front suspension calms chronic bumps and vibrations, so you can rack up miles of smiles at whatever pace fits the mood.

 


Specifications:


  • Brand: KRISTALL
  • Model: Stellar 
  • Frame Material: Aluminium Alloy
  • Battery Voltage: 48V
  • Charger Voltage: 100-240V,  2A (AU Standard Round Plug)
  • Motor Wattage: 750W
  • Mileage: Pure Electric 45-55KM, Assistance 60-100KM
  • Max Speed: 45 km/h
  • Gradeability: 30°
  • Gears: Shimano 7 Gears
  • CST Tyres: 27.5x2.25 or 29 x 2.25
  • Brakes: Hydraulic Brakes

Client Review:


Jonathan Barrose:

“Commuting is stress-free for sure but I would have loved more colour options.”  

 

5- NCM Prague Electric Mountain Bike 

$1,399.00

 

Meet your ultra-reliable electric companion for tackling every workday routine travel and inner-city barriers: the Prague from NCM. Its burly frame carries heavyweight loads with ease while the rigid handlebar transfers pedalling input directly to the rear wheel for added efficiency mile after mile.


 


Specification:


  • Motor: 250W Das-Kit X15 motor
  • Max speed: 25 km/h
  • Range: Upto 70 km
  • Battery: DEHAWK, D5, 36V 13Ah
  • Weight: 25 kg
  • Display: Das-Kit L6, LCD Display
  • Charger: DC362DE 36V 2A
  • Frame: Alu. 6061, 440/480/520MM
  • Forks: Suntour XCT 100mm
  • Braking System: Tektro Mechanical Disc
  • Gear Selector: Shimano Altus 7-speed
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Altus Triple
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Altus 7 speed
  • Saddle: Velo VL-3410
  • Tyre: Schwalbe 27.5 Inch
  • Handle Grips: Velo 
  • Pedal: Wellgo, B087


Client Review:


Vince Thompson:

“I had doubts about the 27.5” model because of my short legs but it worked out fine. Delivery was very quick to Perth and the bike was easy to assemble with some minor tweaks. A bit heavy for the campervan bike rack but that’s the trade-off. The needle of the rear gear indicator came off inside the right-hand selector but that was just cosmetic and I fixed it myself”


6- Smartmotion Catalyst Electric Mountain Bike  

$2,799.00

 

Seeking an electric mountain bike offering versatility for every rider and every terrain? The Smartmotion Catalyst pairs supple suspension and trail-tuned geometry with serious e-assist - packing a stout 250-350W brushless motor and a 60km-range battery neatly integrated for clean looks and balanced handling. Whether hammering downhill singletrack or embarking on multi-day bike-packing missions, its all-around performance rips without compromise. With five power modes and an intuitive LCD at your fingertips, its innovation is made easy.


 

Specifications:


  • Battery: Samsung, LG Or Panasonic 48v 12.8ah / 48v 17.5ah
  • Range: Up To 60km.
  • Max Load: 100kg.
  • Chain: Kmc X10e.
  • Tyre: 27.5 x 2.2.
  • Top Speed: Capped At 25km/H.
  • Frame: 27.5 Low Step Hydro Formed Top Tube With Integrated Controller And LCD. Small Or Large Size
  • Fork: 120mm Travel, Rebound And Lockout Adjustment.
  • Head Set: Neco Integrated Tapered.
  • Handle Bar: 31.8 X 720mm 30 Rise.
  • Seat: Smartmotion Enduro.
  • Seat Post: 30.4 X 400mm Aluminium.
  • Brake: Magura Hydraulic Brakes With 180mm Rotors.
  • Chainwheel: 46 170mm Crank.
  • Cassette: 11-36 Tooth Shimano.
  • Front Hub: Novatec.
  • Spokes: Black Stainless.
  • Rim: 27.5 Aluminium Double Wall.
  • Derailleur: 9 Speed Alivio Shimano.
  • Motor: High Torque Brushless With Freewheel 250-350w.
  • Sensor: Cadence Sensor.
  • Display: Full-Colour Lcd In Top Tube. 5 Levels Assist.

Client Review:


Luke Dylan:

“I’ve had this bike for more than a year and I’m very happy with it. It’s a beautiful bike and it performs well. No issues at all. It has the power to handle any hill, on or off-road, and that’s what I wanted. I use low pedal assist on the flat to get some exercise the main purpose I got this ebike for. I’m 50 and not very fit so now I'm slowly getting there."



7- Orbea Rise M-TEAM eMTB 2024

$18,499.00

 

In the Rise M-Team, Orbea combines race-tested carbon construction with visionary components from Shimano and Fox to create our most advanced electric mountain bike. The powertrain, suspension, and ultra-responsive chassis work in connection to cram-down trails and repetitive days of significant elevation changes with equal adeptness. This eMTB rewrites expectations.


 


Specifications:


  • Motor: Shimano EP801-RS, 60Nm
  • Battery: Orbea Internal 360Wh or 540Wh 
  • Range: Varies. 3-6 hours.
  • Frame: Orbea Rise Evo OMR 2023, 140mm travel,
  • Tyres: 29" wheels 
  • Shock: Fox FLOAT X Factory 2-Position Evol LV Kashima
  • Fork: Fox 36 Float Factory 150 Grip2 QR15x110 Kashima
  • Crankset: Shimano Steps EM900
  • Headset: Alloy 1-1/2", Black Oxidated Bearing
  • Handlebar: OC Mountain Control MC10 Carbon, Rise 20, Width 800
  • Stem: OC Mountain Control MC10 Alu SL, 0º
  • Shifters: Shimano M8150
  • Cassette: Shimano CS-M8100 10-51t 12-Speed
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT Di2 M8150 12s SGS Shadow Plus
  • Chain: Shimano M8100
  • Chainring: e*thirteen e*spec Direct Mount 32T Boost
  • Warranty: Shimano Drive System: 2 Years, Orbea frame: Lifetime

Client Review:


Amelia Harper:

“Just amazing –  the Orbea Rise M-TEAM is the road-friendly eMTB I have been looking for.” 


That's It

Our team dedicated significant time to ensure these selections meet the highest standards for performance, durability, and value. We're committed to regularly updating this guide, keeping you informed about the latest models and technological advancements. Happy Riding!

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