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Top 10 e-MTB hardtail e-Bikes for 2019

Top 10 e-MTB Hardtail Mountain Bikes of 2019

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Below we have 10 e-MTB hardtail mountain bikes from a host of manufacturers featuring power assist from Shimano, Browse, Bosch, Giant, and others. We’ve put together a quick description of each bike, a link for more information and even compiled a shortlist of standout specifications.

10 e-MTB hardtail mountain bikes in this article include;

  1. Commencal MaxMax
  2. Vitus E-Seniter
  3. Thok Mig-HT e-MTB Hardtail
  4. Specialized Turbo Levo 29 HT
  5. Rocky Mountain Grower Powerplay
  6. Focus Jam2 HT Plus
  7. Haibike SDURO HardSeven 8.0
  8. Scott Aspect eRide 30
  9. Giant Fathom E+ 1 Pro
  10. Focus Raven

Commencal MaxMax e-MTB Hardtail

2020 Commencal MaxMax Top 10 best e-MTB hardtail e-Bikes for 2019
2020 Commencal MaxMax

To start our list of hardtail e-Bikes is the Commencal MaxMax which is new for Commencal range for 2020 running an alloy frame, with internal cable routing, and Shimano Steps E7000 motor and external 504Wh battery. The MaxMax rolls on 27.5in wheels has a 150mm travel RockShox Recon RL fork and uses the newest SRAM SX Eagle 1 x 12 drivetrain.

Commencal MaxMax Features

  • 150mm travel RockShox Recon RL
  • Shimano E7000 motor
  • SRAM SX Eagle 1×12
  • SRAM Level brakes with 200mm rotors

Vitus E-Seniter e-MTB hardtail

Vitus E-Seniter Top 10 best e-MTB hardtail e-Bikes for 2019
2019 Vitus E-Seniter

There are very few affordable options of getting into hardtail e-Bike ownership, but the Vitus is one of the cheapest The Vitus E-Seniter launched back on 2018 using an aggressive alloy hardtail frame based on the Seniter hardtail. The e-MTB version of this bike runs a 140mm travel RockShox Recon RL fork, Shimano Deore 1×10 drivetrain and uses a set of Shimano M520 4 piston brakes for stopping duties.

Shimano’s Steps E7000 motor and external battery provides the power, with 3 ride modes including Eco, Trail, and Boost. Could this be top of your list of hardtail e-Bikes?

Vitus E-Sentier Features

  • Shimano E7000 Motor
  • Dropper post
  • 140mm travel RockShox Recon fork
  • Shimano M520 4 piston brakes

Thok Mig-HT Hardtail e-Bikes

2020 Thok Mig-HT Top 10 best e-MTB hardtail e-Bikes for 2019
2020 Thok Mig-HT

Thok is an Italian e-MTB maker and the Thok Mig-HT is their e-MTB hardtail option. Thok designed the Mig-HtTto be versatile and strong. Customers can either choose to buy the bike in e-MTB or Touring modes, which adds mudguards, slick tires, lights, and rack mounts to the frame. The affordable alloy bike runs on 29in wheels, uses a Shimano Steps E7000 motor and Thok’s signature external battery with a protective cage.

Thok Mig-Ht Features

  • Unique styling
  • 29in wheels
  • 120mm RockShox Rekon RL fork
  • Versatile design

Specialized Turbo Levo 29 HT

Specialized Turbo Levo 29 HT Top 10 best e-MTB hardtail e-Bikes for 2019
2019 Specialized Turbo Levo 29 HT

The Levo name is usually associated with full-suspension bikes, but the Turbo Levo is also available as an affordable e-MTB hardtail. Specialized produces the Turbo Levo in S,M,L and XL sizes and each alloy frame uses the Browse 1.2E motor and neatly hidden integrated battery.

Specialized Turbo Levo 29 HT Features

  • 29in wheels
  • M5 Premium aluminum frame
  • Browse motor
  • Neatly integrated battery

Rocky Mountain Grower Powerplay

Rocky Mountain Grower Powerplay

Anyone wanting one of these hardtail Powerplay Growler e-MTB’s will have to be willing to travel to the U.S or Canada to get one. Currently, the Canadian brand has no plans to release the Growler Powerplay outside of the U.S and Canada, and even U.S customers don’t get the full range of options.

The Growler is made from a FORM alloy frame featuring Rock Mountains self-developed Dyname 3.0 250w motor and 500Wh internal battery. These bikes are roughly based on the original Growler so gets a 130mm travel fork, burly build and hardcore geometry.

Rocky Mountain Grower Powerplay Features

  • Dyanme 3.0 motor system
  • Internal battery
  • Dropper post
  • Limited availability

Focus Jam2 HT Plus

Focus Jam2 HT Plus
Focus Jam2 HT Plus

The Focus Jam2 HT is the hardtail e-MTB version of the popular Jam2 full-suspension bike. Like the full-suspension bike, the hardtail model runs a Shimano Steps E8000 motor and internal battery, and there is an option to run an additional external battery. The Focus Jam2 HT gets a 7005 hydroformed aluminum frame, 120mm travel RockShox Recon RL fork and a simple 1×10 Shimano drivetrain.

Focus Jam2 HT Plus Features

  • Integrated battery
  • Shimano E8000 motor
  • 2.8in tires
  • Optional external battery

Haibike SDURO HardSeven 8.0

Haibike SDURO HardSeven 8.0
Haibike SDURO HardSeven 8.0

Haibike’s SDURO HardSeven hardtail is built from 6061 aluminum to save weight and runs a 120mm RockShox Sektor fork for comfort. What helps the Haibike standout from the crowd is the Bosch Performance CX motor that has a very effective eMTB mode for off-road riding.

SDURO HardSeven 8.0 Features

  • Bosch CX motor
  • 75Nm torque
  • Internal battery

Scott Aspect eRide 30

Scott Aspect eRide 30
Scott Aspect eRide 30

Scott’s hardtail e-MTB is aimed at leisure riders but with a lightweight 6061 frame and powerful Bosch CX motor, the Aspect eRide should be able to handle every trail you throw at it.  29in wheels are great for getting over rocks and steps too.

Scott Aspect eRide 30 features

  • Bosch CX motor
  • SRAM 1 x 11 NX drivetrain
  • 29in wheels

Giant Fathom E+ 1 Pro

Giant Fathom E+ 1 Pro
Giant Fathom E+ 1 Pro

If you’re looking to spend more on your hardtail e-MTB then check out the Giant Fathom E+. This e-MTB comes with the SyncDrive motor with PedalPlus 4-sensor Technology for better rider and battery efficiency. Giant has built the Fathom E+ with a combination of Shimano SLX and XT componentry plus powerful disc brakes.

Giant Fathom E+ 1 Pro Features

  • Giant SyncDrive Pro motor
  • Internal 500Wh battery
  • Dropper post
  • RockShox Revelation RL 120mm fork

Focus Raven

Focus Raven
Focus Raven 2

The Focus Raven is an e-MTB that takes e-Bikes to the next level. This lightweight, carbon e-MTB gets the unique, compact FAZUA motor and drive system. The FAZUA motor and battery are unlike nothing else because it can be completely removed so you can ride the Raven just like any other non-assist XC bike.

Focus Raven Features

  • Removable FAZUA motor and battery
  • Fox 32 Rhythm forks
  • Carbon frame
  • Shimano XT drivetrain

What are your top hardtail e-Bikes?

We would love to hear from anyone who owns any of the above hardtail e-MTBs and would love you to comment below.