Engine & Drivetrain

Battery Voltage
Direct Front Wheel
Motor Size
8.7 HP (6.5 kW⋅h)
Motor Type
AC Induction
Top Speed
25 mph


Cubic Feet of Cab
70 ft³ (2 m³)
Estimated Dry Weight
1,585 lb (719 kg)
Ground Clearance
8 in (20 cm)
3,000 lb (1,361 kg)
Overall Vehicle Size (L x W x H)
146 x 55.5 x 73 in (371 x 141 x 185 cm)
Payload Capacity
1,415 lb (642 kg)
Person Capacity
Rear Bed Capacity
1,100 lb (499 kg)
Turning Radius
233 in (592 cm)
114 in (289.6 cm)

Tires / Wheels

Front Brakes
Rear Brakes
Hydraulic Drum
13 in. street-rated 155/80 R13


Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut - 5.6 in (14 cm)
Rear Suspension
Independent Trailing Arm - 6 in (15 cm)

8.7 HP

Motor Size

25 MPH

Top Speed

1.415 LB

GEM eL-XD Full Specifications

eL XD Battery Ranges

Four battery options allow you to choose exactly which batteries fit your driving needs the best. Whether you only run short errands or shuttle people all day, GEM® has the right batteries for you.

Flooded Electrolyte Battery

Flooded Electrolyte

Value battery requires regular maintenance.
Flooded Electrolyte Battery

Distance Maintenance Free

For increased confidence, especially in hilly terrain.
Flooded Electrolyte Battery

Lithium-Ion 8.9 kWh

Lightweight and hard-working for maximum range and 3X more battery life.
Flooded Electrolyte Battery

Lithium-Ion 12.4 kWh

Maximum range for shuttle and other high demand applications.
GEM eL-XD Battery Range
  • Average range value determined via a testing process representing recorded typical drive patterns. Actual results will vary depending on temperature, grade, payload and driving style.
  • NEV values attained via testing in accordance with NEV America requirements with continuous use on a horizontal grade.

Features and Options

GEM eL-XD Features
GEM eL-XD Features


  • All bucket seats
  • Legroom – 43 in
  • Adjustable seat sliders
  • 3 pt safety belts
  • Street legal
  • High/low headlights
  • LED brake lights and signals
  • Self-cancelling turn signals
  • Grab handles, dome light, and accessory outlet
  • Automotive safety glass
  • Windshield wiper
  • Front wheel disc brakes
  • Regenerative braking
  • Steering – rack and pinion
  • Automotive style suspension – Front MacPherson strut 5.6 in (14 cm) travel / rear dual – a-arm, IRS 5.9 in (15 cm) travel
  • 48V AC drive
  • 1 kW onboard charger with integrated 25’ (7.6 m) GFCI charging cords that plugs into any 110 V outlet
  • Flooded batteries
  • Durable, non-slip flooring
  • Weather resistant, charcoal seats
  • LED headlights


  • Rubber or carpet floor mats
  • Windshield washer
  • In-windshield defrost
  • Heater
  • Stereo
  • Tilt steering
  • Right hand drive steering
  • Electronic power steering
  • Two-toned seats
  • Rear window
  • Rugged or chrome front bumpers
  • Chrome rear bumper
  • Rugged bumper with receiver
  • Full, half, quarter or canvas doors
  • Red, White, Blue or Black body color
  • 14 in aluminum wheels
  • Beacon light
  • Light bar
  • 3 kW or 6 kW J1772 charger
  • Maintenance free battery
  • Li-Ion battery
  • Rear carrier options