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Best electric scooters in India 2020-21

Indian electric vehicle market is going through a transition phase right now, many small, medium, and giant startups are rushing to acquire the market with their most advanced and reliable products. As we all know more competition brings in more valuable products to the market and at this point, many great startups/companies have joined the race with their most astonishing electric scooters and many are yet to come. So in the crowd of so many E-scooters, we have picked some of the best products for you and here are those:

1). ATHER 450 and Ather 450x:-

Ather energies have spent more than a year in the electric two-wheeler market and already have sold many of their electric scooters. Both the IITian founders of the company have so much brand value and reputation in the company. Both the scooters 450+ and 450X were the superhit launch in the market. Let’s explore their scooters.

ATHER 450:-

This is an excellent looking dynamic electric scooter with great specs and features this scooter has a lot to tell about but first let’s drive tan through its specifications  

Specs. of Ather 450:

Range

55-75 KMs

Top speed

80Km/h

Charging time

5.5 hours in household A.C. supply

Electric meter unit consumption

2.5 units

Launched city

Bangalore

Launched year

2020

Acceleration

0-40 Kms/h in 4 sec

Motor power (output)

3.3kW to peak 5.4 kW

Torque

20.5 Nm

Drive type

Belt  Drive

Weight

111Kg

Battery specification

51.1 V| Lithium-ion| 

swappable battery 

Other specification

·         Ground clearance 160 mm

·         Gradeability- 10KM/h in 18 degree

·          Front and back disk brake

·         Low center of gravity 

·         Aluminum body  

Estimated price

On-road price 1.13 lakh

This scooter has got a 7 inch long, touch screen display to show speed, range, trip meter, odometer, time, navigation and so many other stuff. The scooter looks really dynamic and made aerodynamically perfect. The side stands made so beautiful and unique which I have never seen in any two-wheeler. The center of gravity of the scooter is maintained at the very bottom so that you won’t feel much trouble to handle this 118Kg scooter      

Other cool features of Ather 450:

  • Auto switch of indicators 
  • Equipped with reverse and parking mode and C.B.S.(combi braking system which doesn’t let the bike skid)
  • Front suspension- telescopic fork
    Rear suspension- mono-shock absorber
  • 3 years of unlimited KMs, vehicle, battery-pack, charger warranty
  • The motor is water and dust resistance and cooled with a fan which sounds really great while driving 
  • no need to carry your papers like license, IDs, you can save them all in the 7 inches tab given in the scooter itself.
  • two modes of riding i.e. sport mode(speed 80Km/h) and ride mode(speed 60KM/h).
  • The touch of the LCD screen doesn’t work if the scooter is in motion.
  • Linux operating system  
  • can connect through your smartphone with the internet

As you have gone through and everything about Ather 450 and these great specs made this scooter to stand in the list of best electric scooters in India.

Now let’s have a look at Ather’s updated version of electric scooter i.e. “Ather” 450x  

ATHER 450X:

This scooter is just an upgrade of ather 450 but not a completely a different scooter all together this scooter is just like a big brother of ather 450,. 

Now without any delay let’s have a quick look at it’s specs

Specs. of ATHER 450X:

Range

65-85 KMs

Top speed

80Km/h

Charging time

6.0hours in household A.C. supply

Electric meter unit consumption

3 units

Launched city

Bangalore

Launched year

2020

Acceleration

0-40 Kms/h in 3.3 sec

Motor power (output)

3.3kW to peak 6 kW

Torque

26 Nm

Drive type

Belt  Drive

Weight

108Kg

Battery specification

Lithium-ion| 2.9kWh|swappable battery 

Other specification

·         Ground clearance 160 mm

·         Gradeability- 10KM/h in 20 degree

·         Low center of gravity 

·         Aluminum body  

Estimated price

On-road price 1.45-1.59 lakhs

Ather e-scooter

This scooter comes equipped with more battery capacity, torque, and offers 3 verity of colors white, green, grey colors. 

Now let’s head to the cool features this scooter got  

Other cool features of Ather 450x

  • Auto switch off indicator facility 
  • Equipped with reverse and parking mode and C.B.S.
  • Front suspension-telescopic fork
  • rear suspension- mono-shock absorber
  • 3 years of warranty for battery packs
  • the motor is water and dust resistance 
  • 3 modes of riding eco mode(40km/h speed), ride mode(60km/h speed), warp mode(80Km/h speed)
  • the tab has got android O.S., 4G LTE, dark mode and so many other stuff
  • can connect through your phone via the internet or Bluetooth which enables you to pick the phone, play music, and control so many other features.

Despite having such superior specs the company Ather also offering great services along with the scooter is what made the Ather 450x to maintain the top position in an electric scooter. 

2).BAJAJ CHETAK:

bajaj chetak blue electric scooter

This great electric scooter is named after the traditional scooter of BAJAJ itself. BUT unlike its name, this is a perfectly modern and a performance electric scooter there is a lot to talk about it but now without any delay, let’s go through its specs.     

Specs. of Bajaj Chetak

Range

90 Kms

Top speed

65-70Km/h

Charging time

4-5 hr

Electric meter unit consumption

3 units

Launched city

All India

Launched year

2019

Acceleration

0-70km/h in 10 sec

Motor power (output)

4080 W BLDC motor

Torque

16 Nm

Drive type

PMSM motor (no hub motor, no belt, no chain)

Weight

120KG

Battery specification

0-70 Km/s in 10 sec

Other specification

  • Low center of gravity
  • Metal body
  • Ground clearance 145mm
  • Gradability- 15 degree
  • Front and rear disc brake

Estimated price

1-1.15 lakhs

Keeping in mind the energy consumption this scooter was fitted with PMSM motor, which connects directly to the wheel and won’t loose energy in chain or belt or via hub motor.        

bajaj chetak red electric scooter

The scooter was given a retro look with oval, LED ‘head lamp’ and circular display cluster to show time, speed, range, and the mode on which the scooter was running.    

To increase the strength of the scooter the chetak was given a metal body but it makes it slightly heavy and we get a scooter of weight 120Kgs which may affect its range drastically but, there is a PMSM motor which compensates this loss, and made “bajaj chetak” the electric scooter with one of the highest range electric scooter. 

But bajaj chetak doesn’t end hear it has  given many exciting features like:

Other cool features of Bajaj chetak:

  • Auto (or) manual transmission form eco mode to sport mode
  • An onboard intelligent charger with earthing detection capability.
  • Dustproof and waterproof motor
  • Reverse mode with, eco and sport mode
  • An automatic hand brake so that it can be parked even on the slopes just like a car.  
  • Good storage capacity under the seat and front 
  • Inbuilt mobile phone charging port
  • Space available to keep your scooter charger in the scooter itself
  • Main stand and side stand in the scooter
  • A regenerative braking system in the scooter
  • Battery warranty for three years and 50,000 km
  • Combi brake system in the scooter
  • good seating posture
  • front and back disc brake
  • front suspension: leading link suspension 
  • rear suspension: mono-shock
  • Bluetooth connectivity with the phone which allows playing any music or song through the scooter 
  • Keyless start-stop function. 
bajaj chetak then vs now

Bajaj has revived the name of their renowned scooter ‘chetak’ by launching this cool electric scooter and due to the great specs and features people are loving a very new form of bajaj chetak and that’s the reason bajaj chetak competing for other best electric scooters in India.   

3).TVS iqube:

Tvs Iqube

This the very first electric scooter from the TVS and this scooter will surely complete over the best electric scooters in India. TVS is already a very renowned name in the automobile industry and their scooters always impressed their buyers.

Now let’s see what surprises does the TVS made in this scooter for us and we start from its specs.

Specs. of TVS iqube

Range

75 Kms

Top speed

78 Kms/h

Charging time

5 hours

Electric meter unit consumption

2.5 units

Acceleration

7 sec to reach a speed of 70Km/h

Motor power (output)

4.4 kW

Torque

140 Nm

Drive type

Hub motor

Weight

118 Kgs

Battery specification

2.2 kWh | li-ion| fixed battery

Other specification

  • low center of gravity
  • fiber plastic body
  • ground clearance 150mm
  • 10 degree gradeability
  • front disc break, rear drum break

Estimated price

1.15lakh

The seat of the scooter is long enough for two people to sit comfortably. The scooter runs smoothly and has plenty of space even for tall riders. TVS iqube has given a side stand and main stand with a side stand sensor. The under-seat space of 22L is more than enough for a full-size helmet, the space in front of the scooter is fair enough to keep your papers, mobile phone, power bank, and many small things.       

Exceptionally this scooter designed way different from any other electric scooter in the market. It has given a classic look, the side mirror designed very decently, the white and black color of the scooter looks too formal, the display console is cool, and the most interesting thing is that ‘electric’ illuminating in blue all together this scooter looks formal as well as stylish.

TVS iqube has gone further and placed three batteries in the scooter two under the seat and one under the floorboard which keeps the center of gravity down and ensures a comfortable ride.

This scooter is equipped with many cool features which make this scooter one of the best electric scooters in India.    

Other cool features of TVS iqube:

  • Two modes eco mode and power mode
  • Color display console
  • DRLs at the front and LED headlamp, taillight, and indicators
  • Parking assist with the reverse mode of speed 6km/h
  • ON/off with key
  • Geofence facility
  • App to control your scooter
  • The regenerative braking system with combi braking system
  •   mobile connectivity via Bluetooth              
  •  Comfortable seating posture    
  • battery guaranty for 3 years or 50,000Kms
tvs iqube showcase

That’s all about this scooter the range of this scooter may increased but let’s see how buyers will respond on this scooter  

4).Avera Retrosa:

avaira retrosa

Avera is a pure INDIAN company initiated in Andhra Pradesh and ‘Retrosa’ is the first product from this company. 

This is a fabulous high-end electric scooter that is capable to compete in the market over the best electric scooter in INDIA. So, let’s see what specs. Avera has placed in Retrosa      

Specs. of avera RETROSA

Range

120-140/charge

Top speed

90km/h

Charging time

3-4 hours

Electric meter unit consumption

2 Units

Acceleration

—–

Motor power (output)

3000W

Torque

—–

Drive type

Hub motor

Weight

88Kg

Battery specification

72V| li-ion phosphate battery|fixed battery

Other specification

·         Aluminum frame  

·         Gradeability 30 degree

·         Low center of gravity

·         front and rear disc brake 

Estimated price

1.08 Lakh

This is a complete performance electric scooter with the highest range and speed for electric scooter along with 5 years warranty on their battery pack

Most of the parts of the scooter are localized in INDIA. This scooter has got the Fame 2 subsidy 

The scooter has given a retro look with a circular display console. The scooter comes in so many color variants but currently, only white color scooters are being delivered to the costumers. All the lights in the scooter are LED, the front and the rear of the scooter kept formal. The seat is comfortable for two people and intentionally the seat has given a cream color so that it won’t absorb more heat. The seat height is good enough for a tall person to sit comfortably, the length and from of the seat is fair for two people.   

The front suspension is telescopic and, the rear is given a double shocker with duel tube technology, given aluminum chases with a low ground clearance of 150mm, in the scooter. Broader aluminum alloy wheels with front and rear disc brake.

The display console shows speed, range, charging, indicator, trip, and so many other things. Bluetooth connectivity with the mobile phone, BMS in the scooter ensure the health of the battery and notify if any of the cells does malfunction.       

These are some of the best electric scooters in India. Stay tuned with us and be updated whit latest electric vehicle information. 

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