City e-bikes in the test This is the best bike – according to Stiftung Warentest

In the current issue (6/2023), Stiftung Warentest tested 20 e-bikes, including eleven city e-bikes. In addition to questions such as: “Which e-bike is fun to ride?” the question about the test winner was of course also answered. Here you can find out what it promises, how much it costs and where you can buy the winning bike.

Stiftung Warentest reveals: This is the best city e-bike

The most important things summarized:

  • The e-bike Flyer Gotour6 3.40 is the test winner of the city e-bikes at Stiftung Warentest.
  • Among other things, the powerful engine, excellent durability and safety as well as the reliable driving experience are praised.
  • The e-bike currently costs approx. 3,300 euros (found at

Finding an e-bike is not that easy. After all, the market is growing continuously and the selection of brands, models and genres is getting bigger and bigger. A city e-bike is ideal for those who mainly use a motorized bike in the city.

The test winner at Stiftung Warentest is particularly good at this: the number 1 city e-bike is the Flyer Gotour6 3.40 for around 3,300 euros. In the safety & durability category, the high-quality bike got the best rating: “very good”. The handling of this model is also quite simple, the battery is easy to charge, the charging time is comparatively okay at over 3 hours, the settings are self-explanatory. Particularly practical: the bike can handle heavy loads and is therefore also suitable for transporting heavy purchases.

Key data on the test winner

  • Driving: Grade 1.9
  • Drive: Grade 1.8
  • Handling: Grade 2.2
  • Security & Durability: Grade 1.4
  • Pollutants: Grade 1.6
  • Overall rating: “good” (grade 1.9)

With an overall rating of 1.9, the Flyer Gotour6 3.40 is the test winner among the city e-bikes at Stiftung Warentest. Performance, equipment and high-quality workmanship make it the ideal pedelec for the city.

Conclusion from Stiftung Warentest

“The Flyer Gotour6 3.40 offers very stable handling, which worsens a bit with luggage. Curious: The bike coped better with 20 kilos of luggage than with 7.5 kilos. The 5-speed hub gear works great even under load. The very Quiet motor supports and starts very well, also reacts directly. The battery can be easily removed from the top and is fully charged with a 4-amp charger in an acceptable 3:10 hours. In the test, the winner also delivered the best handling. Around 29 kilos , a total weight of 150 kilos is allowed. The light is also very good.”

To the detailed test report at Stiftung Warentest.

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