Best Electric Folding Bikes

Best Electric Folding Bikes for 2020


If you are looking for a bike easy to use and to store, check this impressive list with best electric folding bikes with a variety of designs, and all Amazon bestsellers. You will notice that the list includes:

  • Folding electric bikes, as expected in view of the title.
  • All of them are with batteries, some removable and some fixed.
  • Electric bicycles with pedals.
  • Pedal-free electric bicycles.
  • There may be even tricycle included, dependent on the situation on Amazon, as I said those are bestsellers and the list changes all the time.
  • Some of them are electric mountain bikes.
  • Many of them are with small wheels, 14 inches or so, great for storage and for commuting, but there are exceptions.

Why using an electric bicycle

This will depend on the type of the bike. Having batteries with those with pedals will assist you when you have to ride up a slope, so the batteries are not engines that move the bike. But with those electric folding bike scooters, you have the engine that does the job.

Why folding bikes

Regardless of where you use such a bike, having a folding design is really convenient. If this is a mountain folding bike, you will perhaps transport it in the car, so a folding design saves space if it has to go to the car. Packing a bicycle in a car can really be annoying.

If this is for commuting, it should be obvious, getting such a bike on and off the train is much easier. Also, when you store it at home, you can put it folded in a smaller space. If you are a student and want to keep the bike safe, fold it and take in your room. Many of them are also very light so this combined with a small folded size helps a lot.

Since they are folding, this determines their purpose and use, so the folding mechanism should be easy to use. The models in the list are of such a type, this is one of the reason why they are bestsellers.

How to choose a folding electric bike

Obviously, this will depend on the purpose. If this is for commuting or for storage in a small space like a student room, you will want something ultra compact, ultra light, and with small wheels.

Bikes for commuting do not need lots of bells and whistles. But this is quite the opposite if you need a folding mountain bike, these will have 20 or 21 gears and strong brakes. Mountain electric bikes will have larger wheels and wide tires. See this great example:

An example of a folding electric mountain bike.
An example of a folding electric mountain bike.

The price

In view of the variety of types, the prices are very different, typically in the range $200 – 1500. But this changes all the time, there are discounts from time to time, this is not a fixed list, it is updated daily and the models change all the time. So you might want to bookmark it and visit from time to time.

Buying online

When you see how many of these electric bikes are on Amazon, you realize why it is suitable to buy online. You will not find them in such a variety in your local store. Note that some of the models are also Amazon Prime items, so you do not risk anything really buying online.

How to keep the bike in a good shape

If you have any experience at all with any bicycle then you will know. There is nothing extra you need to do with such folding electric bikes. Only in the case of a removable battery, if you have to leave the bike outside, take the battery with you. You never know.

One more thing, you might be obliged by law to use a bike helmet, so follow the link to find some for you. Having a helmet is reasonable in any case, this is the matter of safety and it can save your life. Check also our list with electric scooters for adults.

So here is our list of Amazon’s best electric folding bikes, see why they are bestsellers:

Bestseller No. 1
Runner X 20” Fat Tire Electric Bike/Folding E-Bike/Commute Bicycle with Foldable Alloy Frame, 500W Motor Power, 7-Speed Gearing and 36V Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery (White Color)
1 Reviews
Runner X 20” Fat Tire Electric Bike/Folding E-Bike/Commute Bicycle with Foldable Alloy Frame, 500W Motor Power, 7-Speed Gearing and 36V Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery (White Color)
  • 【FOLDABLE DESIGN】: The aluminum alloy frame e-bike can be folded and easy to carry or store in the car, truck or garage. Folds in seconds without tools. The Dimension when folded is 39L x 18W x 26H(inch).
  • 【POWERFUL PERFORMANCE】: 500-watt electric motor that provides a quick boost when needed or simply to aid tackle steep uphills. Go up to 20 miles with the use of combine power with pedaling.
  • 【PROFESSIONAL FAT TIRE】: 20 x 4.0 inch off-road fat tires provide traction, grip, and shock absorption that outclasses standard tires, perfect for snow, sandy beaches, muddy roads and other complex road situation.
  • 【7 SPEED & DUAL DISC BRAKE】: Dual Tektro disc brakes and a 7-speed gearing it's everything you need to follow any route you choose. Disc brakes also do not wear out your tires and last much longer.
  • 【100% SATISFACTION】: Great quality guarantee & limited one-year manufacturer's warranty included. please contact us if you have any question.
Bestseller No. 2
SOHOO 48V500W12AH E-Bike 20" Folding Fat Tire Electric Bike Adult Mountain Bicycle Foldable Snow Electric Bicycle Beach Cruiser
  • 🚴‍♀️【EXTENSIVE USE】SOHOO Electric Folding Fat Tire Bike brings rough and tough, off-road, and folding capabilities to the hot line-up Electric Bikes! Great for the RV, camping, trail riding, as well as the beach or boardwalk. These bikes go anywhere and can be stored almost anywhere. Easily fitting in the back of your car or truck, it only takes seconds to launch for hours of fun.
  • 🚴‍♀️【STRONG BODY】Strong step-thru frame, a thick tube technology applied, the frame is strong and stable, enough to hit the trail. The features a low step-through frame design for women, the elderly & a wider range of riders. One-piece foldable high-quality aluminum alloy frame + enhanced Shock front fork. Detachable And Sturdy Luggage Rack, 30.8mm aluminum high-end belt clip saddle can withstand 280 pounds. It will give you a great experience!
  • 🚴‍♀️【STRANG MOTIVATION】A large capacity 48V12Ah Lithium battery, 48V500 Watt (915 Peak Watt) rear-drive motor and intelligent S900 LCD 5 Inch Backlit Display (1~5 power levels with USB port ), the core components to provide excellent quality performance and will help you reach 25mph with ease. Multi-tooth thick tires increase mountain climbing ability, and greater terrain adaptability: hills (conquer 25° inclines), trails, wilderness, and gravel roads. Let your footsteps not only be in the city
  • 🚴‍♀️【WORKING MODE】Variable Speed Throttle Mode; Pedal-assisted Mode and PAS Mode. With the throttle model, you do not need to ride; with the assisted mode, you can do some exercise (Using level 1: The speed is about 12.8MPH, the cruising range is about 55~65miles; Level 3: Speed is 19MPH, cruising range is 45~55miles; Level 5: Speed is 25MPH, cruising range is 35-45miles); Also you can choose to turn off the power, then like a regular bicycle to ride.
  • 🚴‍♀️【SAFTY】1. Shimano 7S drivetrain provides accurate and smooth shifting to ensure safer travel; 2. We’ve also added an LED integrated headlight, Multi-function battery light under the seat, increasing visibility and safety both daytime and night! 3. All the cable in the middle is hidden in the spring tube inside the frame, which is easier to fold and safer; 4. Braking power shutdown system & 160mm Double Disc Brake delivering incredible stopping control at the tip of your fingers!
Bestseller No. 3
SWAGCYCLE EB5 Plus Folding Electric Bike with Removable Battery | City eBike with Pedals & Swappable 36V Battery | 14” Wheels, 250W Motor, Built-in Carry Handle
  • YOUR RIDE, YOUR RULES — Go full throttle up to 15 MPH on battery power alone. But the EB5 PLUS also rides like a traditional pedal-only bicycle. Need some extra oomph? Turn on the pedal-to-go for a boost of electric power as you pedal.
  • DESIGN THAT PERFORMS — Premium build. Eye-catching design. Streamlined and aerodynamic. But as good as it looks, the EB5 PLUS performs even better. Up to 15.5 miles on a single charge and conquer steep hills and 30-degree inclines with ease.
  • RIDING IN COMFORT — The height-adjustable seat and handlebar gives you complete control over the comfort level of your adventure. And the high-performance 14-inch air-filled tires deliver smooth, stable rides — even on uneven pavement.
  • EXTRA BATTERY = EXTRA MILEAGE— Grab an extra battery (sold separately) and swap out the old battery for longer adventures. The compact size makes it easy to charge the eBike battery pack at your desk at work without taking up a lot of space.
  • PRE-ASSEMBLED — EB5 PLUS is ready to go as soon as it’s delivered. No complicated assembly. In minutes, you’ll be ready to hop on, power up and ride Have questions? Contact our world-class customer support, backed by an American company.
Bestseller No. 4
Jetson Metro Folding Electric Bike with Twist Throttle, 3 Levels of Pedal Assist, Travel Up to 25 Miles, Max Speed Up to 15.5 MPH, Front and Rear Disc Brake - Black
5 Reviews
Jetson Metro Folding Electric Bike with Twist Throttle, 3 Levels of Pedal Assist, Travel Up to 25 Miles, Max Speed Up to 15.5 MPH, Front and Rear Disc Brake - Black
  • Travels with you - easily take it up and down stairs, slide it under your desk, or tuck it AWAY at home with the collapsible handlebar and frame.
  • Surprising power – the powerful hub motor and 3 levels of pedal assist give you that extra push when you need it.
  • Keep cruising – ride through city streets or climb over hills without pedaling using the easy to access twist throttle.
  • Light the way - a bright LED headlight illuminates your path as you ride while increasing visibility and safety.
  • You decide – you choose how you ride – pedal assist gives you a boost from the motor while you pedal, the twist throttle lets you ride without pedaling, or you can just ride it like a regular bike, it’s all up to you!
SaleBestseller No. 5
VIRO Rides Vega 2-in-1 Transforming Electric Scooter & Mini Bike, Green
  • Easily transforms from electric scooter to mini bike
  • Height adjustable handlebar with Thumb control throttle
  • Lever activated disc Brake for optimum braking performance
  • 100 Watt DC motor with chain drive that speeds up to 10 mph
  • Suitable for ages 8+, Recommended weight up to 120 pounds
SaleBestseller No. 6
SWAGTRON SwagCycle E-Bike – Folding Electric Bicycle with 10 Mile Range, Collapsible Frame, and Handlebar Display (White)
  • 10 MPH & 10 MILE RANGE - The motorized bicycle uses a 36v battery & a 250-watt motor that charges in 2.5 hours.
  • COLLAPSES FOR EASY STORAGE - The folding bike uses an aerospace grade aluminum frame & easily fits in trunks of all sizes.
  • HANDLEBAR DISPLAY – Check battery life, turn on the headlight, honk the horn, accelerate, and brake all from the handlebars.
  • CHARGE YOUR DEVICES ON THE GO – A micro USB charging port enables you to charge your devices while you ride.
  • ZERO EMISSIONS – The eco-friendly SwagCycle is 100% electric and emissions free, saving both your wallet and the environment.
Bestseller No. 8
BIKFUN 20/26" Electric Bike, Electric Mountain Bicyle/Commuting Ebike for Adults Men and Women, 36V 8Ah Folding/Unfolding Bike with Professional Shifting and Braking System
  • BRAKE & PREMIUM QUALITY: Front and rear disc brakes fully protect your safety. The front fork is made of high-strength carbon steel and packed with premium comfort shock absorption, double layer aluminum alloy wheel. The bright LED headlamp and horn is equipped for night riding.
  • COLLAPSIBLE FRAME: The electric bicycle adopts 100 percent lightweight aluminum alloy collapsible frame for quick folding and easy storage. You can have it with minimal storage space and easily store into any vehicle.
  • REMOVABLE LITHIUM BATTERY: The removable 36V 8AH lithium Ion battery, equipped with smart lithium battery charger can make you ride up to 25-50 kms. With Easy Charge Port System, The electric folding bike can be charged on or off the frame easily.
  • 3 WORKING MODES: E-bike & Assisted bicycle & Normal bike. With the LED 3-speed smart meter button, you can choose the electric assist power according to your needs. You can add a burst of speed with the throttle, which is ideal for pulling away from traffic lights. Combining three modes would be a better choice.
  • SERVICE AVAILABLE --- This bicycle arrives 85% assembled. It's not hard to finish aseembly by yourself---Watch video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Fmb-NHRMPo&t=40s. The assembly service on this page is provided and charged by third-party company partnered with Amazon. If you can't finish by yourself, you can click and choose the service.
Bestseller No. 9
20" 500W 36V 12Ah Fat Tire Folding Electric Bike Removable Lithium Battery Beach Snow Bicycle Moped Electric Mountain Bike Powerful Motor Aluminum Frame Black and Blue
  • ▽2020 Newest electric mountain bike come with 100% 20’’ Aluminum frame, and high-quality front fork. You’ll have no problem cruising over sandy or snowy terrains and enjoying the ultimate electric biking adventure.
  • ▽Excellent climbing performance, no longer need to push when go up a slope.
  • ▽Maximum vehicle speed: 20Mph (Rider Weight
  • ▽Our bike features battery lock and power lock. Power failure braking system and mechanical braking system can provide security for your travel. Throttle Type : Variable Speed Control - 1/2 Twist Throttle.
  • ▽There may be an extended charging cable to keep the battery alive(Need to recharge the battery regularly to maintain its alive) , which is useless for you. If you receive this cable, please ignore it, there is a professional charger in our package, please use the right charging equipment to charge.
Bestseller No. 10
Schwinn Adapt 2 Folding Bike, 20-Inch Wheels, 8-Speed, Matte Charcoal
  • The Schwinn Adapt 2 folding bike is designed to fit a wide range of bikers. Ditch headache-inducing traffic and bike to work with this convenient 8-speed folding bike and included rear carrying rack.
  • With a lightweight alloy frame, 20-inch alloy wheels, and a convenient folding system, the Schwinn Adapt 2 is easy to carry, easy to fold, and easy to store.
  • Make biking anywhere a breeze with the bike's eight gears, Shimano twist shifters, and Shimano Tourney rear derailleur.
  • The Schwinn Adapt folding bike comes with full-wrap fenders and reflective side walls for increased visibility.
  • This bike comes ready to be assembled, includes a thick nylon storage bag, and is perfect for urban commuters and city riders. Comes with Schwinn's Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Bestseller No. 11
FIIDO D2S Folding EBike, 250W Aluminum Electric Bicycle with Pedal for Adults and Teens, 16" Electric Bike 15Mph with 36V/7.8AH Lithium-Ion Battery, Professional Quick-Shift Shimano 6-Speed, White
  • [Folding & Lightweight E-Bike] - FIIDO D2S electric bike is very lightweight and easy to fold, making it easy to store. You can easily put it in the trunk of any car, or you can put it in the corner of your home or office. 3 gear power boost(Power assist system) and Shimano 6 speed (Riding mode).
  • [Intelligent Cycling Mode] - The electric bicycle has three riding modes options. You can choose the mode of the pure electric or the electric assist to relax, or the mode of pedal riding to exercise. The bike body is made of high-strength aluminum alloy, which is light and rustproof. The design of large wheels hub and rear shock absorber for improved road access and better comfort.
  • [Safe & Stable Riding] - The E-Bike has adopted a new technology of the dual disc brakes on front and rear wheels, which makes the brakes more stable and effective. It is equipped with an instrument display and a LED headlight. That ensures a safer ride for you at night.
  • [Powerful Performance] - It is equipped with a 250W high-magnification brushless motor and a 36V 7.8AH built-in lithium battery. The speed can reach 25km/h and it can ride up to 50km. (The battery is built into the bicycle and can be removed with tools)
  • [Warranty Policy& Assemble] - E-bike and battery are 1-year-warranty, the ebike parts are free for the customers during the quality assurance period. Our customer service team offers the best customer support in the industry, available seven days a week via live chat.
Bestseller No. 12
Trekpower 16” Lightweight Folding EBike, Pedals&Power Assist Electric Bike, 36V Removable Lithium Battery and 250W Motor Electric Bicycle-Black/White/Yellow/Red (Black)
3 Reviews
Trekpower 16” Lightweight Folding EBike, Pedals&Power Assist Electric Bike, 36V Removable Lithium Battery and 250W Motor Electric Bicycle-Black/White/Yellow/Red (Black)
  • Battery&Motor►►36V/10AH Removable Lithium Battery, strong power to keep your safe riding; 4 hours fast charging to protect riding power; 250W High-speed Brushless Motor, guarantee the speed of riding so that you can enjoy cycling better.
  • Material&Speed►►High-strength 100% aluminum alloy frame design,front drum brake and rear disc brake. Max loading can be reached 110-120Lbs; Max speed can be reached 25-30km/h.
  • Safe&Convenient►►The battery is equipped with a key, safe configuration prevents theft of the bike; This electric bike is foldable and convenient for carrying and placement, Nakto electric bikes will definitely be your good partner.
  • Mode&Installation►►3 Riding Mode--electric bicycle&pedal assist(PAS)&normal bike; You can choose different modes to suit your needs; 98% Pre-assembled, there is no burden on the installation. (Note: The paid installation service is provided by Amazon, please contact Amazon if you have any questions about it.)
  • Service&Warranty►►7*24h customer service online. If you have any questions about our product, please leave us a email and we will reply it within 24 hours; 1 year warranty, protect your after sales; Please contact us if you have any problems with the product, Nakto Inc will do best to provide you the best service.
Bestseller No. 13
Overfly Electric Folding Bike 48V Bafang 500W Motor 7 Speed 10.4Ah Battery Electric Commuter Bicycle Ebike with 20''4.0 Fat Tire (Hummer)
5 Reviews
Overfly Electric Folding Bike 48V Bafang 500W Motor 7 Speed 10.4Ah Battery Electric Commuter Bicycle Ebike with 20''4.0 Fat Tire (Hummer)
  • ★Motor and Battery : 500W BAFANG high speed brushless motor provides strong continuous power. 48V, 10.4Ah battery Range per charge (PAS mode with cruise speed about 11mph): 37-50 miles, throttle mode : 20-30 miles depend on different road condition (Performance-based Spec may vary according to rider weight, riding style, terrain, and other factor.). The battery of the electric folding bike is removable that can be charged on or off the frame easily.
  • ★LCD and Throttle : Multifunction LCD shows speed , assistance level , trip , odometer , power etc. You can switch between 5 different pedal assistance levels during riding this electric bicycle. LCD backlight is convenient for you to ride at night.(hold “-“ on LCD panel to turn on back light).Half-twist Throttle and right handlebar adopt integrated design, it is more consistent with the user's habits of use.
  • ★Brake and Gear System : TEKTRO High Quality Disc Brake System with electric cut-off function(The power to drive the system will be cut off when hold the lever to increase safety). Front 180mm, rear 160mm disc for better brake performance.You can change speed smoothly with the Shimano 7 speed gear shift according different road condition, such as flat, uphill, downhill.
  • ★Strong and Durable Folding Frame: 6061 aluminum frame, precise TIG welding ,YS paint (Taiwan) creates a strong and durable frame , collapsible frame for quick folding and easy storage. You can have it with minimal storage space and easily store into any vehicle.
  • ★Configuration: International top accessories suppliers of this ebike including Shimano derailleur system , BAFANG motor , Compatible with Kenda fat tires , EXA suspension seatpost , Selle Royal saddle, VP foldable pedal, KMC chain(top brand in the world) etc.
Bestseller No. 14
THRLEGBIRD Folding Bicycle Bag, Row Bag, Fits 14 to 20 Inches, Comes with a Dedicated Case for Cars, Airplanes, Air Transportation, Convenient, Durable, Large Storage Bag, Black
  • ◎ Size: 20 inches (83cm*33cm*69cm); Storage bag (25cm*12cm).
  • ◎ Weight: Approx. 1.4 lbs (1.25 kg).
  • ◎ Material: 600D polyester, durable, waterproof lining, outer fabric water-repellent coat.
  • ◎ Compatible with: Fits a wide range of up to 20 inches.
  • ◎ Use: Easily bring your bicycle to public transport such as trains and buses, and greatly expand your range of action because it is a large capacity bag, so it can be used for a wide range of other than bicycle storage.
Bestseller No. 15
Bike U Lock with Cable - Via Velo Heavy Duty Bicycle U-Lock,14mm Shackle and 10mm x1.8m Cable with Mounting Bracket For Road Bike Mountain Bike Electric Bike Folding Bike, Great Bike Safety Tool
2,659 Reviews
Bike U Lock with Cable - Via Velo Heavy Duty Bicycle U-Lock,14mm Shackle and 10mm x1.8m Cable with Mounting Bracket For Road Bike Mountain Bike Electric Bike Folding Bike, Great Bike Safety Tool
  • ✔️ durable all-weather protection – Via Vela bike U-lock with hexagonal PVC cover resists corrosion from water, dust and dirt to prolong the life of your lock. All-weather performance means Peace of mind and better security
  • ️ ✔️ easy and strong to lock your bike – the bike lock with thickness: 14mm, 250mm x 150mm U shack to lock and go! Locking your bike and your wheels with 10mm x 180cm cable, fast and easy with our Quick, no-hassle system. Great bike safety tool
  • ✔️ Amazing convenience and security – 2 keys for convenience! The bike U-lock comes with 2 keys. One of them you can take and use in daily life and the other you can leave at home In case The trouble when you lose one carelessly
  • ✔️ simply installing bracket on your bike – convenient high-quality mounting bracket means your lock goes With you, our bracket is suitable for bike tube: 20-42mm. Pals refer to our picture to install the bracket value for your money
  • ✔️ and Customer service: 3-year applies to U lock for us, CA, up, EU cyclists, 90-Day money back policy, 24-hour online customer service. If you are not satisfied with It, you get a full refund unconditionally. Rest assured

Last update on 2020-06-03  / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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  1. Electric bikes are easy to biking. Folding is a very good feature for an electric bike, it can be placed anywhere. ProductsChecker deserves credit for this good article, thanks!

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