Many people have questions about GEM Electric vehicles. Here are the answers to some of the most popular questions.
Frequently Asked Questions for the Gem Car
What exactly is a GEM vehicle?
GEM electric vehicles come in six models. They are multipurpose vehicles manufactured by Polaris. All GEM models comply with U.S federal safety requirements for low-speed vehicles.
How fast can you go in a gem car?
In line with the Federal Low-Speed Vehicle requirements, GEM models can drive up to a top speed of 25 mph.
How far can a gem car drive on a single charge?
How far a GEM can go in a single charge is dependent on many different conditions. These may include terrain, payload, driving conditions, the way the car is driven and temperature. Under usual conditions, a GEM car that is completely charged should get up to 30 miles on a single charge.
What is used to charge a gem car?
GEM cars use a 72-volt-battery system. This gives power to a custom controller, which send the power to the electric drive motor. Each series had a different battery make up.
Where can you drive a gem car?
A GEM electric car can be driven on most roads that have a speed limit of 35 miles per hour, or lower. Many GEM cars are used in apartment communities, golf courses, military bases, resorts and sports stadiums, however they are also great for small commutes, transporting people and running errands.
How many people can fit into the vehicle?
There are three different passenger sizes when it comes to GEM models, these include 2, 4, and 6 person models.
Are GEM cars safe?
Each GEM model is equipped with safety in mind. Every model offers safety windshield glass, windshield wipers, three-point safety belts, headlamps, brake lights, turn signals, mirrors and a horn. Each model meets the U.S federal safety standard for low-speed vehicles.
Are there custom options available?
There are a myriad of options available that allow you to personalize a GEM car. Some of these options include different door styles, cabs, cargo carriers, custom wheels and a choice of three different colors.
A GEM car is a perfect choice if you live in a small community, have a small commute time, or you love to have fun on the golf course. Economical and good for the environment, many people are choosing GEM cars over traditional vehicles.
If you are looking for parts or customized options for your gem car, the team at Gem Car Parts Direct can help. Contact us today or browse our easy to navigate online catalogue.