Golf carts are not just for golfers anymore. They are becoming more popular as a convenient and fun way of transportation for various purposes.
Whether you need a golf cart for your golf course, business, or personal use, you’ll find many options and features to suit your needs and preferences.
But how do you choose the right brand of golf cart for you?
What are the differences between gas and electric?
How can you customize your golf cart to make it stand out?
Where can you find the best deals on golf carts, accessories, equipment, and services?
That’s where Carts & Parts comes in.
We are your one-stop shop for all your golf cart needs. We are an authorized dealer of E-Z-GO, one of the leading global manufacturers of golf carts.
We also carry other brands like Yamaha and Club Car. We offer new and used golf carts, rentals, customizations, accessories, upgrades, repairs, and trade-ins.
We have been serving East Central Indiana and Ohio’s neighboring communities since 2007, and we take pride in our prompt, professional, and affordable service.
In this ultimate guide, we’ll answer all your questions about golf carts and help you find the perfect one.
Types of Golf Carts
There are two main categories of golf carts: electric and gas. Each type has its unique advantages, catering to different needs and preferences.
◾️Electric Golf Carts
Electric carts are powered by batteries that need to be recharged periodically. They are quiet, eco-friendly, and easy to operate. They are ideal for short distances and smooth terrains.
The benefits of electric golf carts are:
- They have lower maintenance costs than gas.
- They have lower operating costs than gas carts.
- They have no emissions and no noise pollution.
- They have a smoother ride than gas golf carts.
Some of the features of electric carts are:
- The range per charge varies from 25 to 40 miles, depending on the type and condition of the battery.
- The top speed of these models typically ranges from 15 to 25 mph, depending on their configuration and specifications.
- With proper usage and care, their battery life typically ranges from 6 to 8 years.
- The charging time of the battery can vary between 8 to 10 hours, depending on the type of battery and the charger used.
Popular electric golf cart models available at Carts & Parts:
The RXV is one of the most advanced electric carts on the market. It features an AC motor that delivers more power and efficiency than a DC motor.
It also has an automatic parking brake, regenerative braking, LED headlights, and a 48-volt battery system that provides longer run time and faster charging.
The E-Z-GO TXT is one of the most reliable electric golf carts. It features a DC motor that delivers consistent performance and durability.
It also has a 36-volt or 48-volt battery system that provides ample power and range.
It has a classic design can be customized with various colors and accessories.
Yamaha Drive2 PTV
This electric golf cart is a cutting-edge innovation, featuring an AC motor that provides superior torque and speed compared to a DC motor.
It is outfitted with an autonomous rear suspension, guaranteeing a smooth and regulated journey.
◾️Gas Golf Carts
Gas golf cars are powered by gasoline engines that must be refueled periodically.
They are powerful, versatile, and easy to maintain. They are ideal for long distances and rough terrains.
Gas Golf Carts Benefits
- Their range surpasses electric golf carts, offering an extended distance capability.
- They possess greater velocity compared to electric golf carts.
- They possess a greater amount of power compared to electric golf carts.
- They have easier refueling than electric golf carts.
Features of Gas Golf Carts
- The mileage per tank can vary between approximately 100 to 150 miles, depending on the engine size and condition.
- Within the model and configuration, the velocity of these vehicles can range from approximately 20 to 30 mph.
- They have an engine life of about 10 to 15 years, depending on the usage and care.
- They have a fuel consumption of about 25 to 35 mpg, depending on the engine size and condition.
Popular Gas Golf Cart Models
E-Z-GO Express S4
This golf cart truly impresses with its outstanding versatility, setting it apart from others in the market.
Its exceptional performance is powered by a potent 13.5 hp Kawasaki engine.
One unique feature is its rear-facing seat, which can effortlessly convert into a spacious cargo bed and offers abundant storage room.
E-Z-GO Freedom RXV
This gas-powered cart is a highly sought-after option due to its exceptional comfort and fully independent front suspension for a smooth and effortless ride.
The E-Z-GO Freedom RXV is available in two or four-passenger options.
It has a 13.5 HP 400cc Kawasaki 4-stroke engine with a closed-loop, electronic fuel injection (EFI) system that optimizes miles per gallon.
Smart Engine Management also monitors the electrical system and shuts off accessories when they’re not in use.
Yamaha Drive2 QuieTech
Custom Golf Carts
A custom golf cart has been modified or enhanced to suit your personal taste and style.
You can customize your golf cart with various colors, accessories, upgrades, and features to make it stand out.
At Carts & Parts, we offer a wide range of options to customize your golf cart. Whether you want to change the paint, add some decals, install some lights, or upgrade the wheels, we have it all.
We can also help you create your own custom golf cart from scratch, using your choice of chassis, engine, body, and accessories including off-road models.
Check out some of these customizations found at Carts & Parts:
1957 Chevrolet Bell Air Golf Cart
Bazooka Sound Bar and Light Package
Ready for the Bengals Game
Pre-Owned Golf Carts
Used golf carts are golf carts that have been previously owned and used by someone else. They are a great option for those who want to save money and still get a quality golf cart.
Carts & Parts offers many pre-loved golf carts from various brands and models. We inspect and service every used golf cart we sell to ensure they are in good condition and meet our high standards. We also offer warranties and financing options for our used golf carts.
Some of the benefits of buying a used golf cart from Carts & Parts are:
- You get a lower price than buying a new golf cart.
- You get a wider variety of choices than buying a new golf cart.
- You get a certified and serviced golf cart that is ready to use.
- You get a warranty and financing option that gives you peace of mind.
Golf Cart Rentals
Golf cart rentals are a fleet of golf carts that you can rent for a short period of time for various purposes.
They are a convenient and affordable way of getting around town without buying or maintaining your golf cart.
At Carts & Parts, we offer flexible and competitive rates for renting our golf carts.
We have different types and sizes of golf carts to suit your needs and preferences.
Some of the scenarios where renting a golf cart might be a good option are:
- You need a golf cart for your golf course or club.
- You need a golf cart for your business or event.
- You need a golf cart for your personal or recreational use.
- You need a golf cart for your vacation or travel.
Accessories and Upgrades
Accessories and upgrades are additional items or features you can purchase and add to your golf cart to enhance its appearance, operation, or functionality.
They are a great way of personalizing your golf cart and making it more comfortable, convenient, or fun.
At Carts & Parts, we offer a huge selection of accessories and upgrades for your golf cart.
We have it all if you want to add lights, mirrors, speakers, or fans.
We can also help you install any accessory or upgrade on your golf cart.
Some of the popular accessories and upgrades available for purchase at Carts & Parts are:
▪️ LED Lights
LED headlights and taillights provide better visibility and safety for your golf cart at night or in low-light conditions.
▪️ Rear Seat Kit
This adds an extra seat to your golf cart to accommodate more passengers or fold into a cargo bed for more storage.
▪️ Lift Kit
This raises the height of your golf cart and allows you to install larger tires for better traction and clearance on rough terrains.
▪️ Stereo System
This adds music and entertainment to your golf cart with speakers, amplifiers, radios, or Bluetooth devices.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some common questions customers have about golf carts, maintenance, batteries, etc.
How often should I service my golf cart?
You should service your golf cart at least once a year or every 100 hours of use, whichever comes first. This will help you maintain and extend the life and performance of your golf cart.
How long do golf cart batteries last?
The lifespan of golf cart batteries depends on the type, usage, and care. Electric golf cart batteries can last between 3 to 5 years on average. Regular maintenance and proper charging can help extend their lifespan.
What is the speed of a golf cart?
The speed of a golf cart can vary depending on the model and configuration. On average, most golf carts can reach speeds between 15 to 25 mph. Some custom golf carts or upgraded models can reach higher speeds.
Can golf carts be street-legal?
Yes, golf carts can be made street-legal by adding vehicle features like headlights, taillights, seat belts, and mirrors. However, the laws and regulations for street-legal golf carts can vary by state or country.
How much does a golf cart cost?
The cost of a golf cart can vary depending on the brand, model, condition, and features. On average, new golf carts can range from $5,000 to $10,000, while pre-owned golf carts can range from $2,000 to $5,000.
Experience the Carts & Parts Difference
Whether you’re a golfer looking for a convenient way to get around the course, a business owner needing a fleet of vehicles for your facilities, or a homeowner wanting a fun ride for your kids or guests, a golf cart is a great investment.
It’s not just about transportation; it’s about lifestyle and enjoyment.
Carts & Parts offers a wide range of golf carts for sale or rent. We have new and pre-owned options to fit any budget.
We can customize and accessorize to suit any style. And we have a team of experts ready to help you with any service or repair needs.
Visit our showroom today to browse our selection, including luxurious styles, compare prices, and schedule a test drive.
Experience the quality and performance that set us apart in the golf cart industry.
Join our growing family of satisfied customers who take pride in their rides.
Remember: At Carts & Parts, we don’t just sell golf carts; we deliver happiness on wheels!