E-Cargo Cruiser 5.0 vs 5.1

In the table below, we have summarized the differences between the E-Cargo Cruiser 5.0 (2016-2019 model) and the 5.1 (2020 model).

E-Cargo Cruiser model  5.0 5.1
Look / appearance
First release 2016 2020
Colors

Dutch Delight

Brighton

Earl Grey

Lima

Ivory

Dutch Delight

Brighton

Earl Grey

Assembly needed? Yes Yes
Electric support system Shimano Steps E6000-series Shimano Steps E6100-series
Front lights Powered by batteries
(3x AAA each)
Powered by Shimano Steps battery
Rear light Powered by batteries
(2x AAA)
Powered by Shimano Steps battery
Child seat Canvas + turbo cover Waterproof mesh material
Child safety belts 2-point security buckles 5-point security buckles
Gears Shimano® Nexus 7-speed Shimano® Alfine 8-speed
Front brakes Disc brakes Hydraulic disk brakes
Rear brake Shimano Rollerbrake Hydraulic disk brake
Seat clamp Allen key needed Quick release handle
Saddle Leather look Leather look (improved color and stitching)
Fenders Powder coated steel Powder coated alloy
Ring lock ABUS Amparo 4850 (2 Stars ART Approved) ABUS Shield™ 5650L (2 stars ART approved)