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Golf Cart Review: Golf Carts are quickly becoming the ‘Go To’ Alternative Mode of Transportation

With the ever-increasing costs to operate and maintain a full-size car or truck, many consumers are seeking options. Our newest Golf Cart Blog article, Golf Cart Review: Golf Carts are quickly becoming the ‘Go To’ Alternative Mode of Transportation,’ gives you some insight.

In our latest Golf Cart Blog article, ‘Golf Cart Review: Golf Carts are quickly becoming the ‘Go To’ Alternative Mode of Transportation’ – we’ll discuss why many consumers are looking for more affordable, and more eco-friendly options for transportation to take them around town, running errands and shorter trips.

The Arizona Golf Cart Evolution: Street-Legal Golf Carts as a New Daily Driver

In the heart of the American Southwest, Arizona’s cities like Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sun City, and Mesa are not just known for their picturesque landscapes and vibrant communities. They’re now becoming synonymous with a transportation revolution: the rise of street-legal Golf Carts.

Arizona’s Love Affair with the EV Cart Vehicle

The vast expanses of Arizona, with its sprawling suburbs and tight-knit communities, make it a prime location for alternative transportation. Electric vehicles (EVs) have been globally recognized for their eco-friendliness, but in Arizona’s sun-drenched cities, the EV Cart Vehicle is stealing the limelight.

Top 8 Reasons Arizonians in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sun City, Mesa and beyond are Opting for Street-Legal Golf Carts:

  1. Cost-Effective: In the economic hubs of Phoenix and Scottsdale, savvy residents are finding the affordability of EV Carts unbeatable, especially when compared to gas-guzzling cars.
  2. Eco-Friendly: Arizona’s commitment to a sustainable future is evident. With zero emissions, these carts are a testament to the state’s green initiatives.
  3. Fun Factor: Driving through the scenic routes of Sun City or the bustling streets of Mesa in a Golf Cart adds a unique charm to the journey.
  4. Parking Perks: In densely populated areas like Phoenix and Scottsdale, the compact size of these carts is a blessing, making parking a breeze.
  5. Unmatched Convenience: Be it a shopping spree in Mesa or a soccer game in Sun City, the Golf Cart is the go-to vehicle for short, convenient trips.
  6. Customization Galore: From the stylish streets of Scottsdale to the laid-back lanes of Sun City, residents love to personalize their carts, making each one a unique masterpiece.
  7. Community Bonding: In places like Mesa, where community is everything, these carts encourage more interactions and foster neighborhood camaraderie.
  8. Versatility: Whether you’re carrying golf clubs in Scottsdale or groceries in Phoenix, these carts are adaptable to every need.

Top 7 FAQs Arizonians Ask About Golf Cart Ownership:

Q: Are the Street-Legal Golf Carts road-ready for Arizona streets?

A: Absolutely! Especially when equipped with safety features, they’re perfect for Arizona’s city roads.

Q: What’s the top speed of the newer Street-Legal Golf Carts?

A: Ideal for the relaxed pace of Sun City or the busy roads of Phoenix, they can reach 25-35 mph.

Q: What is the battery life for these Golf Cart’s considering the Arizona’s heat?

A: Even in Arizona’s warm climate, a full charge can last between 20-50 miles.

Q: Are there any Arizona-specific regulations?

A: While street-legal in Arizona, always check local city ordinances for any specific rules.

Q: How do the Street-Legal Golf Carts differ from regular Golf Carts?

A: Street-Legal Golf Carts, or as they are being referred, ‘EV Carts’ are tailored for daily use, especially in bustling cities like Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Sun City and beyond. Street-Legal EV Carts feature many accessories not often seen on traditional Golf Carts, including Stereo Systems, Lift Kits, Upgraded Tires & Wheels, Ice Chests, Upgraded Paint jobs and High Comfort Seats and more!

Q: What are some of the maintenance issues considering Arizona’s conditions?

A: With Arizona’s dry climate, some EV Carts may require even less maintenance than in more humid regions.

Q: Are EV Carts good for year-around usage in Arizona’s weather?

A: EV Carts are perfect for Arizona’s predominantly sunny days, though a rain cover might be handy for the occasional shower.


From the upscale neighborhoods of Scottsdale to the community-driven streets of Sun City, from the dynamic heart of Phoenix to the lively lanes of Mesa, Arizona is redefining urban mobility. The street-legal Golf Cart isn’t just a vehicle; for Arizonians, it’s a statement of sustainability, economy, and community.

As the sun sets over the Grand Canyon State, it’s clear that the future of transportation here is as bright as ever.

You may be interested in other Golf Cart Articles in our Phoenix Arizona Golf Cart Blog.

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For more information on purchasing or renting one of our new or used Golf Carts, or to learn about favorable financing options, call us at: 602-904-7978.

About Phoenix Arizona Golf Carts:

Phoenix Arizona Golf Carts is a multi-brand EV Cart Dealership selling and renting Evolution EV Carts and ICON EV Carts for Street-Legal transportation and Commercial use.

We proudly serve the Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Sun City, Mesa, Tempe areas and all of Arizona and beyond.

Our commitment to providing each of our Customers with the best possible prices along with memorable customer service has earned Phoenix Arizona Golf Carts with a Top 5-Star Rating from our loyal Customers.

For more information on purchasing or renting top of the line Golf Cart, or to learn about favorable financing options, feel free to call us at: 602-904-7978 – Any day. Any time.

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LSV Requirements

NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) issued a mandate that requires hybrids and electric vehicles travelling at less than 18.6 mph (30 km/h) to emit warning sounds that pedestrians must be able to hear over background noises- The regulation requires full compliance in all electric vehicles, including LSVs. Because of the quietness of electric vehicles and the possibility of collision with visually or audibly impaired pedestrians, the overall objective is to facilitate proximity awareness and minimize the chance of personal injury. In summary, an LSV (legally licensed to drive on streets up to 25 mph> must emit a sound when the forward or reverse switch is in the:

Forward position:

  • From 0 MPH to 18.6 mph.The sound is allowed to stop once the vehicle exceeds 18.6 mph.

Reverse position:
In order to comply with NHTSA rules, all LSV vehicles have a Pedestrian Alert sound generator installed.

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