Finding the make, model and year of your golf cart is very important for ordering parts. Whether they are aftermarket parts and accessories or OEM replacements regardless you need to know the year, make and model to get the right stuff. Even if dealing with us over the phone a customer service tech will ask right off the top. What kind of golf cart do you own? What Year is it? Model? Gas or Electric? So it is important to know these things for getting the parts you need. Or if you are looking for repair manuals or getting the right instructions for maintenance and repair. Take a look at the guide below to find your Ezgo golf cart specs.
Finding The Serial Number and Manufacture Date/Model Codes
The basics for the Ezgo Golf Cart are shown below….
Finding the goods…. Take a look!
- In The Beginning (1965-1975) On the driver side of the golf cart under the seat. ( Look on the frame rails )
- Marathon Models (1976-1993) – On the passenger side of the golf cart under the dash/glove box area.
- Medalist Models (1994-1995) – On the passenger side of the golf cart in glove box area.
- TxT / TxT Freedom Models (1996 & up) – On the passenger side of the golf cart in glove box area.
- Rxv / Rxv Freedom Models (2008 & up) – On the passenger side of the golf cart at the rear on the frame rails.
Once you have found the numbers or the serial plate time to decipher. This is basically straight forward once you find them if you can find them. Sometimes previous owners rip them off, change out parts or paint over for whatever reason. Basically on ALL Ezgo golf carts from 1980 and up will have a 4 digit manufacture date code and a 6 digit serial number. You will want the date code or short string of numbers sometimes even starting with letters – the last two digits in this string will tell you what year Ezgo golf cart you own. Alot of the newer carts will have stickers on the factory body to help you distinguish your model. You can also take a look at the pictures and images below to help determine what you have. These are the most popular Ezgo golf cart models offered over the years.
History of the Ezgo Golf Cart
So you own a Ezgo golf cart do ya… Terrific! These are great little golf carts made right here in the good ole US of A. Ezgo was started by two brothers from Augusta, Georgia in the 1950’s, Billy and Beverly “Bev” Dolan. In the 1960’s they sold out to current owners Textron Company. The two brothers continued to work with Ezgo and Textron until 1978. Then Billy and a handful of employees decided to leave Ezgo to purchase Club Car at the time was located in Texas.
The Ezgo/Textron company now resides in the town of its birth of Augusta, Georgia. All Ezgo golf carts where battery powered until 1971 when they introduced the first gas engine sourced from Fuji. To date they have produced millions of Gas or Electric vehicles most of which still in service today throughout the world. Then in 1997 Textron bought another cart company mostly Industrial-Commercial type gas and electric type vehicle manufacturer Cushman. Textron still manufactures both vehicle brands in Augusta today (as of 2018).
Ezgo Golf Carts from the beginning thru the 1970’s
The first gas model Ezgo golf cart was produced in 1971.
1971 was great year for a lot of things with gas combustible engines. Ezgo was no exception. This was a milestone for them as it stood up until then all were strictly electric vehicles. Using a 175cc model 17-CES 1PG two cycle Robin version. They used this four bolt head Robin engine made by Fuji Heavy Industries until 1975. In 1976 they came out with a six head bolt model EC25-DS 244cc two stroke Robin engine also made by Fugi. This engine also had an internal starter/generator.
The Ezgo Marathon Model Golf Cart (1975 -1993)
With great success and production numbers thus far for the company, the introduction of the Marathon model golf cart was bringing in a whole new era of golf carts and technology. Distinctive Features included a metal body with front plastic nose piece (straight edges), individual front seat backs, plastic top / no handles.
Ezgo maintained the innovation of the 70’s until the mid 1980’s then things continued to progress and evolve quite frequently in this line. They introduced the new external starter/generator by Hitachi. The EC25-2PG engine model was used until 1988. Then in 1989 they used the EC25-3PG 244cc two stroke Robin engine model but only until 1993. In between then they developed another great little engine which was Ezgo’s first four stroke. It was a 9 hp – 295 cc engine that just performed great and was used in all Marathon models. Though with the demand for more power apparent in golf carts and utility vehicles, it was soon to be replaced with a 350 cc version introduced in the Medalist model golf cart.
The Ezgo Medalist Model Golf Cart (1993 -1995)
Distinctive Features – Metal Body with Front Plastic nose piece (contoured edges), single front seat back, 54″ Top with integrated handles.
The Ezgo MPT Model Golf Cart (2004 to Present)
The MPT is the predecessor to the Workhorse which was designed for commercial and/or industrial use.
Distinctive Features – Square shaped front with factory square shaped headlights. Very similar in look to the 1990’s style Dodge Pickup truck.
The Ezgo Rxv Model Golf Cart (2008 to Present)
(Available Models – Fleet, Freedom and Shuttle 2+2)
The Ezgo ST Model Golf Cart (1999 to Present)
(Available Models – ST 350, 400 and 480 – ST 4×4 and Clays Car – ST Express or ST Sport)
The ST model was designed for the average guy looking for a vehicle to get him around the yard or farm or just around town or the race track. With recreational use in mind but functionality as priority number one in design. Where ever a small vehicle would come in handy to haul light stuff or people. ( The First Side by Side in today’s standard.)
Distinctive Features – Square shaped ST front grill with factory square shaped headlights. ( Slightly different from the MPT and the Workhorse but still very similar in look to the 1990’s style Dodge Pickup truck. ) Factory Lift Kit and Large Tires, Single Seat back with dimple in middle
The Original Ezgo TxT Model Golf Cart (1994 -2013)
(Available Models – Fleet, Freedom and Shuttle 2+2) Distinctive Features – Sloped Front Cowl, (Usually has a single light bar parallel to the ground ( But newer light kits offer the double light set up, Horizontal tail lights – If Installed – Fleet models did not come with lights – usually installed after market), Single front seat back, 54″ Top with integrated handles, Rear Area usually came with Club Bag holder and basket or rear flip seat kit.
The New Ezgo TxT Model Golf Cart (2014 to Present)
(Available Models – Fleet, Freedom and Shuttle 2+2) Distinctive Features – All New Sloped Front Cowl with a slight body line around the radius of nose, Molded outline of Ezgo Logo (Dual Head Lights – If Installed – Fleet models did not come with lights – usually installed after market), Single front seat back, 54″ Top with integrated handles, Rear Area usually came with Club Bag holder and basket or rear flip seat kit.
The Ezgo Terrain Model Golf Cart (2012 to Present)
(Available Models – Terrain 250, 500, 1000 and 1500 ) Distinctive Features – All New Sloped Front Cowl , Molded outline of Ezgo Logo, Dual Head Lights vertical tail lights, Factory Front Brush Guard, Factory Installed Cargo Bed with Manual Dump
The Ezgo Express Model Golf Cart (2012 to Present)
(Available Models – Express L4/S4 – Express S4 (HO) – Express L6/S6 ) Distinctive Features – All New Sloped Front Cowl , Molded outline of Ezgo Logo, Dual Head Lights horizontal tail lights, Factory Front Brush Guard, Factory Installed Rear Seat Kit and Extended Top
The Ezgo Workhorse Model Golf Cart (1996 to 2003)
The Workhorse was designed for just as the name describes. Commercial and/or Industrial use. Distinctive Features – Square shaped front with factory headlights. ( Very similar in look to the 1990’s style Dodge Pickup truck. Rectangular Front Seat Back. Usually has a utility bed in place.
The Ezgo 2Five Model Golf Cart (2009 to Present)
The 2Five is an LSV designed for street legal use and will come with a title of ownership. It will have both a serial number and a vin #. Use the Serial number to determine model and specific year.
Only Available – Electric Models – (2 Passenger or 4 Passenger Only)
Distinctive Features – factory Installed glass windshield and electric windshield wipers, Head Lights, Tail Lights, Turn Signals and Seat Belts for safety.
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