Electric scooters are becoming more popular and affordable in India, thanks to the growing awareness and demand for eco-friendly mobility solutions. There are many options available in the market, ranging from budget-friendly to premium models. Here are some of the best electric scooters you can buy in India today.
TVS X: The Most Expensive And Feature-Rich Electric Scooter
The TVS X is the latest and most expensive electric scooter in India, priced at Rs. 2.5 lakh (ex-showroom). It is a fully indigenous product, developed by TVS Motor’s R&D team. It boasts of segment-leading performance, dynamics, software, and features.
The TVS X has a 4.4 kWh battery pack that powers an air-cooled electric motor, delivering a peak power of 11 kW (14.75 bhp) and a peak torque of 40 Nm. It can accelerate from 0 to 40 kmph in just 2.6 seconds and has a top speed of 105 kmph. It has a claimed range of 140 km on a single charge and can be charged up to 50 per cent in 50 minutes using the Smart X Home rapid charger.
The TVS X also has a 10.25-inch TFT console that offers various customisable options, Bluetooth connectivity, music playback, built-in navigation system, cruise control, hill-hold, reverse assist, and entertainment features like games and videos. It is the most advanced electric scooter in India right now.
Ather 450X: The Smart And Stylish Electric Scooter
Ather Energy launched the Ather 450X Gen 3 electric scooter earlier this year, with some important updates over the previous model. It has a 3.7 kWh battery that offers a true range of 105 km per charge. It also has a powerful electric motor that produces a peak power of 6.4 kW (8.58 bhp) and a peak torque of 26 Nm.
The Ather 450X has a top speed of 90 kmph and can sprint from 0 to 40 kmph in 3.3 seconds. It also has four riding modes – Eco, Ride, Sport, and Warp – that alter the performance and range of the scooter. It also has a 7-inch touchscreen dashboard that displays various information and allows smartphone connectivity via Bluetooth.
The Ather 450X is priced at Rs. 1.45 lakh for the base variant and Rs. 1.65 lakh for the Pro variant (ex-showroom). It is one of the most popular electric scooters in India, known for its smart and stylish design.
Ola S1 Pro Gen 2: The Most Powerful And Fastest Electric Scooter
Ola Electric launched the Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 electric scooter a few months ago, as an upgraded version of the Ola S1 Pro. It has a redesigned battery pack of 4 kWh capacity, which gives it a claimed range of up to 195 km on a single charge. It also has a new motor that Ola says it has designed in-house, which makes it the most powerful electric scooter in India.
The Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 has a peak power output of 11 kW (14.75 bhp) and a peak torque output of 58 Nm. It can reach a top speed of 120 kmph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 kmph in just 5.3 seconds. It also has three riding modes – Normal, Sport, and Hyper – that change the performance and range of the scooter.
The Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 also has a host of features like a large touchscreen display, voice assistant, smartphone connectivity, cruise control, hill-hold assist, reverse mode, geo-fencing, anti-theft system, and more. It is priced at Rs. 1.47 lakh (ex-showroom) and is currently available for pre-booking.
River Indie: The Funky And Practical Electric Scooter
River Indie is an electric scooter that aims to offer a funky and practical solution for urban mobility. It has a unique design that stands out from the crowd and also offers some useful features like removable battery, LED lights, digital instrument cluster, USB charging port, etc.
The River Indie has a 4 kWh battery that can be taken out and charged at home or office. It also powers an electric motor that generates around 9 bhp (6.7 kW) and 26 Nm of torque. It has three riding modes – Eco, Ride, and Rush – that offer different levels of performance and range.
The River Indie can go up to 90 kmph and can cover up to 120 km on a single charge. It can also accelerate from 0 to 40 kmph in around four seconds. It is priced at Rs. 1.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Bengaluru) and is yet to be launched in other cities of the country.
Bajaj Chetak: The Affordable And Retro Electric Scooter
Bajaj Chetak is the oldest electric scooter in this list, launched in 2020. It is based on the iconic Bajaj Chetak scooter that was popular in the past. It has a retro look and a solid build quality that appeals to many customers. It also has a decent set of features like LED lights, digital instrument cluster, smartphone connectivity, reverse mode, etc.
The Bajaj Chetak has a 2.884 kWh battery that drives an electric motor that delivers 3.8 kW (5.1 bhp) of peak power and 20 Nm of peak torque. It has a top speed of 63 kmph and a claimed range of 108 km on a single charge. It can be charged fully in four hours using a standard charger.
The Bajaj Chetak is priced at Rs. 1.15 lakh (ex-showroom, Bengaluru), which makes it one of the most affordable electric scooters in India. It is currently available in select cities like Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, etc.