Bosch System Drive Units Detailed Comparison

Performance
motor
CX motorSpeed motor
Maximum support up to20 MPH20MPH28 MPH
Gear typeDerailleur Derailleur Derailleur
Power250 W (575 max)250 W (600 max)350 W (575 max)
Support Level (%)TURBO: 275%
SPORT: 190%
TOUR: 120%
ECO: 50%
TURBO: 300%
eMTB: 120-300%
TOUR: 120%
ECO: 50%
TURBO: 275%
SPORT: 190%
TOUR: 120%
ECO: 50%
Maximum possible
drive torque (Nm)
(converted to a gear
ratio of 1:1 crankset to chainring)
TURBO: 63 
SPORT: 55 
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 75 
eMTB: 75 
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
TURBO: 63 
SPORT: 55 
TOUR: 50
ECO: 40
Maximum cadence (rpm)
with drive support
120 rpm in all modes 120 rpm in all modes 120 rpm in all modes
Start up behaviorSportyVery SportySporty
Backpedal functionNoneNoneNone
Gear shift detectionYesYes, dynamicYes
Approx. motor weight~9 lbs. ~9 lbs. ~9 lbs.

Bosch System Batteries Detailed Comparison Chart

This chart compares the PowerPack 400 and PowerPack 500. Dual battery set ups are comprised of two PowerPacks. The DualBattery 1000wH is two PowerPack 500 batteries.

PowerPack400500
Energy content, approx.400 wH500 wH
Voltage36 V36 V
Capacity11.0 aH13.4 aH
Weight, approx.5.5 lbs.5.7 lbs.
Size of battery12.8″ x
3.6″ x
3.5″
12.8″ x
3.6″ x
3.5″
Dual battery compatibleYesYes
Typical range*20 – 40 miles25 – 50 miles
Mounting typeFrame mountedFrame mounted

* A variety of factors contribute to the range of an e-bike battery like assist mode, road conditions, hills, wind strength, weight being carried on the bike, etc. For more details on calculating Bosch battery range, please review our tips on using the Bosch Battery Range Calculator.


Bosch Battery Charge Times

All Xtracycle Bosch e-bikes come with a Bosch battery charger. Bikes built with a single battery come with a Compact charger. Bikes built with a dual battery set up come with a Standard charger. It is possible to buy a second or different Bosch charger than what comes included with an Xtracycle Bosch bike.

400 wH500 wH1000 wH
50% charge,
Compact charger
2.5 hours3.5 hours7 hours
50% charge,
Standard charger
1.5 hours2 hours4 hours
100% charge,
Compact charger
6.5 hours7.5 hours15 hours
100% charge,
Standard charger
3.5 hours4.5 hours9 hours