The 10 best electric MTB of 2023

One of the best MTB electrics 2023 facing the mountains.

The MTB electric bikes (or VTTAE, electrically-assisted mountain bikes) are ideal for leisurely rides or intensive sports outings on steep terrain. They are easy to handle, robust and relatively light. Buying an MTB electric bike means opening up new horizons in terms of performance, and enabling you to explore places unreachable with a conventional bike. For beginners, the VTTAE offers easy access to a discipline hitherto reserved for the toughest riders. What are the best-performing electric bikes? What's the best value for money MTB electric bike? All-suspended or semi-rigid, here's our selection of the best MTB electric of 2023.

MTB electric BH Xtep Lynx Carbon Pro

This top-of-the-range MTB electrically assisted BH Xtep Lynx Carbon Pro is ideal for touring or enduro riding.

It features a high-capacity 720 Wh battery, guaranteeing long range (over 150 km!). It offers three levels of assistance and is powered by a powerful Shimano EP8 motor that can reach a maximum cadence of 130 rpm and a torque of 85 Nm.

Its carbon frame weighs just 2.2 kg, making it one of the lightest e-Enduro frames on the market. For purists, this MTB electric bike has no visible cables, in keeping with the BH brand's desire to create a high-performance, good-looking e-MTB .

MTB electric Trek Powerfly FS

Trek's Powerfly FS is an all-suspension MTB for trail riders in the roughest terrain.

Its soft suspension absorbs jolts and guarantees optimum comfort. Its long-life 625 Wh battery means you can ride without fear of running out of power. This all-purpose electric bike is powered by a powerful 250 W Bosch Performance CX motor with 85 Nm of torque. Its Shimano transmission system offers 10 speeds.

It's a good investment if you're looking for a comfortable, high-performance bike that's fast on steep surfaces. The Trek Powerfly FS is considered one of the best electric bikes on the market. In fact, it won E-mountain Bike Magazine's Best in Test award.

MTB electric Sunn Flash S1

More affordable in terms of price, the Sunn Flash S1 is a MTB semi-rigid electric-assist bike for everyone! It's perfect for long outings on trails and in the mountains. Made in France, it's powered by a Shimano E-7000 motor developing 60 Nm of torque. It's powered by an integrated 500 Wh battery, with a range of up to 100 km.

In terms of design, the frame boasts a perfect finish, thanks in particular to its high-gloss metallic paint. 

Excellent value for money!

MTB electric Cube Reaction Hybrid Pro 500 All Road

The Cube Reaction Hybrid Pro 500 electrically-assisted MTB combines dynamism, riding precision and robustness.

This Cube electric bike is equipped with an integrated 4th-generation Bosch CX drive unit, giving you the power to tackle the most extreme rides. Thrills guaranteed!

Thanks to its 1.5-inch head tube, you benefit from precise, pleasant steering. All cables on this model are integrated into the frame, giving it a streamlined design and reducing maintenance requirements. The All Road model also features integral mudguards, a kickstand and an integrated lighting system.

Its 625 Wh Bosch PowerTube 500 battery ensures long range. The Cube Reaction Hybrid Pro 500 also features an X-Fusion pneumatic fork, equipped with an easily adjustable handlebar locking system, and a Boost front axle. The result? Optimum absorption of bumps for unrivalled riding quality.

Ride with confidence, you can count on the grip of tires Schwalbe 2.6" tires. The Shimano hydraulic braking system guarantees control in all conditions. The competition has only itself to contend with!

MTB electric Haibike ALLMTN 7

Haibike' s ALLMTN 7 ATV has won the 2021 Design & Innovation and Red Dot Design awards.

This top-of-the-range, competition-oriented model is a must-have. Undoubtedly one of the best MTB electrics around!

Robust and lightweight, it's made entirely of carbon and features the new Yamaha PW-XZ engine with 80Nm of torque. Nothing less! Its 600 Wh Yamaha InTube battery offers a long range to satisfy your sporting desires.

For improved traction, the different wheel sizes ensure optimum traction on hills, but also great flexibility on descents. Ideal for enduro enthusiasts. The rest of the equipment is also top quality, with a FOX Kashima hydraulic fork with 160 mm travel, as well as Shimano Deore XT derailleurs and brakes.

Definitely an electric bike designed to give you the best performance!

MTB electric Trek Rail 2022

The Trek brand has taken advantage of the latest Bosch innovations to revamp its range of MTB all-suspension electrically-assisted bikes.

The new version of Trek Rail concerns the top-of-the-range 9.8 and 9.9 models, which benefit from an updated OCLV carbon chassis. Suspension-wise, this MTB electric All-Mountain has nothing to be ashamed of, with 150 mm of travel at the rear and 160 mm at the front.

With this Rail, American brand Trek clearly expresses its desire for a 100% connected VTTAE. You'll be able to easily retrieve all your ride data via the app, and perform system updates. This model also boasts a 750 Wh battery instead of the traditional 625 Wh for greater autonomy. The control panel has also been redesigned with the addition of an LED panel.

MTB electric Cannondale Habit Neo 2

This electric MTB is a hyper-versatile dual-suspension model designed for All Mountain/Enduro outings.

With 130 mm of travel at the rear and 140 mm on the hydraulic fork at the front, it's ready to take on the roughest trails.

What makes this Cannondale bike so special? Suspensions adapted to your size, so that every rider can benefit from top traction, comfort and control.

On the electric side, this VTTAE is equipped with a powerful Bosch Performance Line CX 250 W motor and a Bosch PowerTube 625 Wh battery. Its large 29" wheels, wide handlebars, short stem and telescopic seatpost will give you real performance.

MTB electric Cube Stereo Hybrid 120 Pro 625

The Cube Stereo Hybrid 120 Pro provides incredible comfort thanks to the excellent absorption capabilities of its RockShox front and rear suspensions. An all-suspension model, it is equipped with a fourth-generation Bosch Performance Line CX drive unit, and a 625 W Bosch battery.

For the drivetrain, Cube has opted for Shimano Deore single-plate with 12 speeds. This will enable you to tackle the roughest trails with ease.

For powerful braking, Cube has opted for four-piston hydraulic disc brakes with oversized front and rear discs. The 2.6" Schwalbe tires tires on this model provide good grip, so you can maintain control in all conditions.

This technical prowess is complemented by an elegant, but above all ingenious design... The Modular Battery System keeps the battery of this VTTAE out of sight, but also out of water and dust. They're good at Cube!

MTB electric Decathlon Rockrider E-ST 520

The Decathlon Rockrider E-ST 520 offers excellent value for money. This semi-rigid electric bike is equipped with a central BROSE T aluminum motor with three electric assistance modes and a powerful 70 Nm torque.

Responsive and versatile, it comes with a removable 420 Wh battery that can be easily replaced with higher quality batteries for greater autonomy.

Its geometry and upright position make this VTTAE extremely maneuverable. This MTB electric bike also benefits from Tektro hydraulic disc brakes, a single-platter transmission, tubeless-ready rims and tires Hutchinson Cougar.

To sum up: the Rockrider E-ST 520 is a reliable model, very attractive and, above all, available at a low price!

MTB electric Ezo Shaker

We're staying with entry-level electric bikes with the Ezo Shaker.

Versatile, it combines control and comfort thanks to its semi-rigid frame geometry, front suspension and Bassano saddle, designed to filter out vibrations.

Its wide 27.5" wheels offer excellent stability. This wheel size, very common on MTB, has the advantage of guaranteeing good speed maintenance for easy relaunching. This MTB electric EZO Shaker is also equipped with a 9-speed Shimano Altus transmission and powerful front and rear hydraulic brakes.

A silent 250 W Bafang motor, located in the rear hub, completes the package. In terms of autonomy, the integrated Samsung 500 Wh battery offers a range of around 100 km.