ECU/415
WTO/TBT
EC Ecuador
  • 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
2019-07-12
2019-05-20

Motorcycles (including mopeds) and cycles fitted with an auxiliary motor, with or without side-cars; side-cars (HS 8711); Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,000 cc (HS 870321)

Proyecto de Segunda Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 136 (2R) "Motorcycles" (Draft second revision (2R) of Ecuadorian Technical Regulation (PRTE INEN) No. 136 "Motorcycles") (14 pages, in Spanish)

The notified Ecuadorian Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by motorcycles, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human safety and the environment, and preventing deceptive practices.

It applies to motorcycles that are imported into, and assembled and marketed in, Ecuador:

·         Subcategory L3 motorcycles

·         Subcategory L4 motorcycles (not including sidecars)

·         Subcategory L5 three-wheelers (code TRC1)[1]

Note[1]: In accordance with Ecuadorian Technical Standard NTE INEN 2656.

It does not apply to: 

Water scooters, classic motorcycles and sports motorcycles for off-road use, quad bikes or sidecars.