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Specialized

Turbo Vado 4.0

score

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Avg price

$6200

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  • Type

    Commute

  • Frame type

    Full frame

Test results

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    Motor system
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    Bike style
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    Motor - Responsiveness
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    Motor - Hill climbing
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    Motor - Speed assistance
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    Motor - Interface
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    Bike - Slow speed
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    Bike - Riding fast
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    Bike - Rough terrain
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    Bike - Practicality

Good points

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Bad points

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How we test

Overall score includes:

Motor system (50%)

  • starting, stopping and responsiveness (40%)
  • hill climbing assistance (30%)
  • controller and display (20%)
  • high-speed assistance (10%).

Bike (50% of overall score)

  • uphill and slow riding performance, ease of mounting and dismounting, off-bike handling (50%)
  • downhill and fast flat riding stability, safety and comfort (30%)
  • comfort and safety on bumpy and rough surfaces (20%).

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We've reviewed the Specialized Turbo Vado 4.0 to see how well it performs in these categories:

  • Motor system
  • Bike style
  • Motor - Responsiveness
  • Motor - Hill climbing
  • Motor - Speed assistance
  • Motor - Interface

Specifications

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