Addmotor M-360

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Release Year
Charge Time
6, 7 Hours
Maximum Range
55 Miles
Top Speed
20 mph
750 W
80 Nm
Volts and Amp Hours
48V 17.5Ah
Wheel Size
Number of Gears
Gearing Type
125 lb
Brake Type
Frame Material

Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Addmotor M-360. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

20 reasons to buy

  • The relaxed ride position of the M-360 suits riders with back and mobility issues.
  • The M-360’s 750W motor outputs 1000W of peak power.
  • With 80Nm of torque, the M-360 will spin through a variety of terrain surfaces.
  • A large and useful basket sits between the rear wheels of the M-360.
  • A waterproof bag is provided to use with the M-360’s basket.
  • The M-360 has a payload of 450lb.
  • Testers consider the M-360 to be a good value option for the features offered.
  • The M-360 uses brand-name parts from Tektro, Shimano and Bafang, making it easy to source replacement parts.
  • All 3 Tektro mechanical disc brakes are fitted with large 180mm rotors. A user deemed them "phenomenal".
  • Wide 4” tires increase the M-360’s stability and make light work of uneven roads.
  • The M-360’s taillight is integrated and acts as a brakelight.
  • The M-360 is fitted with an integrated headlight and horn.
  • Under minimal pedal assistance, the M-360 may travel as far as 55 miles.
  • Addmotor sells the M-360 with a 1-year comprehensive warranty.
  • The M-360’s battery is lockable and removable for security and off-bike charging.
  • Owners describe the M-360 as ‘sturdy’, ‘solid’ and ‘stable’.
  • The M-360 is designed to fit riders from 5’6” to 6’6” in height.
  • Four colors are available, including eye-catching green and orange options.
  • The M-360’s handlebar folds down to reduce the size of the trike for storage.
  • Buyers reported positive experiences with Addmotor’s customer service.

13 reasons not to buy

  • The M-360 is notorious for front wheel slippage when accelerating, especially uphill or on loose surfaces.
  • The M-360’s center of gravity is so rearward that it can not climb gradients in excess of 10°.
  • The M-360 weighs a whopping 125lb, making it hard to lift or pedal unpowered.
  • Owners have reported that the M-360’s folding handlebar latch comes loose.
  • The M-360’s cadence sensor delivers a slight delay in pedal-assist engagement.
  • When the M-360’s cadence sensor does engage pedal assist, it can be sudden.
  • Users find the M-360’s instruction manual lacking in operational information.
  • The Addmotor M-360 Semi-Recumbent Electric Trike is not inexpensive.
  • A tester finds the M-360's seatpost has a tendency to rotate from side to side.
  • The M-360 does not feature a parking brake to stop it from rolling away on steep roads.
  • Owners had trouble assembling the M-360 without help from a second person.
  • Owners have reported frustrating experiences with customer service.
  • An owner received a faulty and non-functioning M-360. Addmotor would not arrange or pay for repairs.

Bottom line

This Class 2 fat-trike can carry you through urban environs, grass meadows, down gentle dirt roads, and over firm beach sand. A 750W motor provides 80Nm of torque. Riders find this satisfactory for carrying themselves and their cargo (in the large rear basket) equalling up to 450lb. Brand-name parts are used for the motor (Bafang), drivetrain (Shimano), and brakes (Tektro). At 125lb, it is very heavy. The front wheel has a tendency to spin when engaging, especially up hills or on loose surfaces. The folding handlebar is convenient but does not lock well. Despite these issues, buyers and testers feel the M-360 is a good value option.

Expert Reviews

0/100 based on 0 rated expert reviews
Electrified Reviews

Addmotor Motan M-360 Electric Bike Review: Comfortable, Stable Trike With Tons of Storage

This feels like a good choice for those who want to keep on riding and having fun but want a stable platform that’s fun and easy to ride. This is also good for those who need a high carrying capacity.

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JW’s Addmotor M-360 Electric Trike

Q. How long have you had it?
A. Almost a year.
Q. How many miles do you have on it?
A. About 1200.
Q. What’s the farthest distance you’ve traveled?
A. Probably about 25 miles and I’m not a big pedaler so I’m not using the assist much.

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Brooke Clarke

Addmotor Motan M-360 Electric Fat Trike

This is a beach cruiser tricycle. It’s related to a crank forward bicycle in that you can put your feet on the ground and the seating position is comfortable. The center of gravity is too far to the rear to the point that it’s impossible to climb a grade of about 10° or steeper. Even considering the problems, this is good value for the money.

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User Ratings

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