Hey guys, lots of you know about my recent accident. I’ve been looking real hard at golf carts. I absolutely decided I want gas. Looking at carts the prices on used are 4 k plus for a decent one. Going new is somewhere over 10k$. I’ve always wanted a gator and some say there an overpriced golf cart! Well that’s exactly what I want. I’ve looked at hundreds of used ones and let me tell you how absolutely used they are!! Terrible! So at 13k for an entry level doesn’t seems so bad for something that will last 20 years (the rest of my life). I want to stay small, 4’ wide so I can park it in my trailer next to my bike and bring it camping. So who’s got what and what’s the likes and dislikes! Thanks!
We have a 2016 XUV590i (basically the same as the 590E or M) that we bought new in 2017. Has somewhere over 1k on it and I don’t remember what the hours are. It replaced a POS old gas cart (do not buy a used reversing engine cart unless it’s in great shape, they’re designed to not stay running when stopped or changing directions which causes problems when it’s old and worn out) that we had for a couple years.
It’s been a great machine other than the park break linkage has some fragile springs (I’m not sure if Deere has strengthened any of these parts on the new ones or added park to the transmission) and the cable for it had an end break off and some shock related issues that I’m not 100% positive about (@MTB1998
may have more details, I believe it was a recall problem). Otherwise it starts and runs good, is handy as a smartphone, and does everything we need it to on the farm.
I do prefer the plastic beds on the newer machines as they don’t rust, dent, or have paint/color removed with dings/scratches. I would advise for EFI for ease of starting and a bit better performance if an option on what you’re looking at
Have surprisingly little in terms of pictures so here’s the one I found.
Im pretty sure has some more pictures and thoughts he may share.