Indian Market flooded with scooters. Almost every Two wheeler company have 2-3 different models of Scooter. Actually the scooter getting very popular among City riders (including male), female riders and old people.
Since Many scooters are available in the market, it’s difficult to choose which scooter to buy. Every scooter comes with unique features and price range. This guide will help you to choose best Scooter for you.
First You’ve to decide for whom you’re going to purchase the Scooter or Scooty. Because Scooter comes with different segment like Scooter for Males, Scooter for Females and Light weight scooter for easy riding in the city. Hero Maestro, Yamaha Ray Z, Piaggio Vespa VX target male riders while Hero Pleasure, Honda Activa, Yamaha Ray etc target Female riders. Honda Activa I is a light weight vehicle target for the comfortable city ride.
If you’re going to buy a scooter for your daughter/wife or grand father then go for Light weight scooters with more storage space. Women love to carry things with her. If you’re buying a scooter for your son or yourself then you can choose sporty scooters.
Don’t fall for Mileage, All gearless vehicles give approximately same mileage.
Below is the list of some popular Scooters along with newly launched TVS Jupiter.
Remember Hero Maestro and Honda Activa is the most popular scooter in India while Piaggio Vespa VX comes with Italian design which looks quite appealing but also it’s costlier scooter among all. Yamaha Ray and Yamaha Ray Z are two different scooters, the later one is targeted for a male audience with its sporty design.
|Hero Maestro||Honda Activa||TVS Jupiter||Yamaha Ray||Piaggio Vespa VX|
|Engine||Air cooled, 4 – stroke single cylinder OHC||Air cooled, 4 stroke OHC||Air cooled, 4 Stroke, Single Cylinder OHC||Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve||Air cooled, 4 stroke, 3 valve, Single cylinder|
|Displacement||109 cc||109 cc||109.7 cc||113 cc||125 cc|
|Maximum Power||8.2 PS @ 7500 rpm||8 bhp @ 7500 rpm||7.8 bhp @ 7500 rpm||7.1 PS @ 7500 rpm||10.06 PS @ 7500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||9.10 Nm @ 5500 rpm||8.74 Nm @ 5500 rpm||8 Nm @ 5500 rpm||8.1 Nm @ 5000 rpm||10.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm|
|Ignition||AC CDI System with TCIS||Self & Kick||Self & Kick||Self & Kick|
|Fuel Efficiency||60 kmpl||60 kmpl||62 kmpl||53 kmpl||60 kmpl|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||5.3 litre||5.3 litre||5.3 litre||5 litre||7 litre|
|Dimension (mm)||1780 x 710 x 1165||1761 x 710 x 1147||1834 x 650 x 1115||1835 x 675 x 1075||1770 x 690 x 1140|
|Wheelbase||1240 mm||1238 mm||1275 mm||1270 mm||1290 mm|
|Ground Clearance||155 mm||153 mm||150 mm||128 mm||128 mm|
|Saddle Height (mm)||770||765||765||760||770|
|Tyre||Front: Tube with Puncture Endurance
Rear: Tube with Puncture Endurance
|Suspension (Front)||Bottom Link with spring loaded hydraulic dampers||Spring loaded hydraulic type||Advance Telescopic Suspension||Telescopic Suspension||Arm with coil spring and dual effect shock absorber|
|Suspension (Rear)||Unit Swing with spring loaded hydraulic dampers||Spring loaded hydraulic type||Hydraulic and Gas Filled Suspension||Unit Swing||Coil spring and dual effect shock absorber|
|Combined Braking System||Yes||Yes||No||No||No|
|Key Shutter Lock||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Storage Space||18 litre||18 litre||17 litre||15.5 litre|
|Price (ex-showroom Delhi)||₹ 46,900||₹ 49,379||₹ 44,204||₹ 47,115||₹ 63,000|
Comment us below which one you prefer and why?