TaoTao ATM50-A 50cc Scooter Review

by Sean Conner
(Baltimore,Maryland U.S.A.)

I recently bought this scooter and so far it runs well. It will do 35-45 m.p.h. and for the longer drives I have taken has driven quite well. The price I paid for the scooter was $950 and I know if I shopped around I could of found a better price but i wanted to be able to test and see what I was getting beforehand.

My petite girlfriend drives it well also and loves riding it. I am good with tinkering and take an interest in any vehicle I have in this way. When it comes to buying a Chinese make scooter I understand that you very much should be willing to work on your scooter or in the long term you are asking for trouble.

The only problem I am seeing so far is that i am having a terrible time trying to get information on the care and maintenance of this scooter. The manual helps but it is pretty basic.

Overall if you are looking for a cheap Chinese make scooter this is a good option to look into. So far, so good at the 500 k.m. mark. About to do the first oil change and hope all stays well with good maintenance.

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Jul 01, 2014
Taotao poor customer service NEW
by: Anonymous

I purchased a 2014 atm50-a in the factory crate. there was some assembly but not to hard. once it was assembled and ready to roll I put gas in to it and fired it up. the fuel pump was defective. it leaked all over. what a disappointment. the worst was yet to follow. two weeks to get a replacement. what a joke. I called Taotao and they just blew me off. they could care less about there consumers. They told me to deal with the dealer I had purchased it from. I explained that I had tried to and they were the ones telling me two weeks. when a company doesn't care about there product or the consumer its a sad day.

Feb 24, 2014
Maintenance Information NEW
by: Jim Zeiser


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