Electric scooters can reduce your daily commute cost by 2-3 times. Check these top 5 electric scooters money can buy in India.
Reduced cost of electric scooters has made them an attractive choice for urban commute. Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro have shown that electric two-wheeler can be sold to masses at affordable prices.
Many home-grown enterprises have adapted to the growing demand and have started to launch their battery-powered two-wheelers. From Bajaj and TVS to Ola and Ather, electric scooter market is heating up rapidly.
Electric scooters are not only environmentally good, but they can also lower your commuting costs. Here is a list of some of the best electric scooters in India.
Bajaj sells the all-electric Chetak at a premium than its competitors. This e-scooter comes in six colours as well as two variations and the pricing starts at 1.42 lakhs per vehicle. The e-scooter can be fully charged within 5 hours and the range of this vehicle is 95 Km in Eco mode.
Second, on the list is the iQube from TVS. The TVS iQube offers 75 km of range. The battery takes five hours to charge up to 80 percent. The price is a little over Rs. 1 lakh (ex-showroom).
Simple Energy launched Simple One on Independence Day. With a range of up to 236 kilometers and a top speed of 105 kmph, the Simple One can be one of the best electric scooters for you. The battery is split into two sections. For charging purposes, one can be removed. The ex-showroom price of this vehicle is Rs. 1.09 lakhs.
The Ather 450X comes with a validated 116km range and 80 kmph top speed. In three hours and 35 minutes, the battery can be charged up to 80 percent. The Ex-showroom pricing of this two-wheeler is Rs 1.32 lakhs.
Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro
Ola has launched two e-scooters, S1 and S1 Pro. The company has transformed the dynamics of the market with its competitive price. The ex-showroom price of Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro are Rs 99,999 and Rs. 1.21 lakh respectively. A 2.98 kWh battery is provided with Ola S1. The range is 121 km and the highest speed is 90kph. The Ola S1 Pro comes with a 3.97 kWh battery. The range is claimed to be 181 km and the highest speed is claimed to be about 115 km/Hr.
Running cost of electric scooter is significantly less than a petrol engine powered scooter. Amid ballooning petrol prices, it makes sense to invest in a good electric scooter for city commute.