10 of the Best Electric Scooters in India to buy now
Best EV Scooter in India
There are billions of vehicles out there around the world today, and they all consume gasoline or fossil fuels that emit carbon dioxide which is harmful to our environment as well as to human health. Electric vehicles are way more environmentally friendly than gas-powered vehicles. As the petrol price steadily increases day-by-day, and in order to reduce the emission electric vehicles are a good alternative option.
The automobile industry is now shifted towards electrification not in just electric cars but also in two-wheelers. In India, the best electric scooter, as well as the best EV cars are currently available. So, today in this article we will discuss the best EV brands and scooters in India, with their specifications, color, and many more. The prices of electric scooters vary from city to city. Here is a list of the best electric scooter manufacturers and scooters, so let’s have a look!
Ampere Electric is one of the leading electric scooter manufacturers in India. Based on the different mindsets of the buyers, they provide a variety of electric scooters. The price of ampere electric scooters starts at ₹37,390. Ampere offers five new models named, Reo, Magnus, V48, Zeal, and Reo Elite. Ampere REO and Zeal are more popular than the others models.
Ampere REO takes about 8-10 hours for a full charge offering a range of 45-50 km but its Lithium-ion battery takes about 5-6 hours to charge completely and range of around 60-65 km. This electric scooter has a top speed of 25kmph.
The Ampere Zeal is available in only one variant and in three colors. It will take 5-6 hours to fully charge the battery which gives a range of 70-75km/h with a top speed of 50-55kmph.
Okinawa is one of the best Indian Electric Scooter Manufacturing Companies. It was established in 2015. It is a trusted brand. Okinawa offers 6 models: and among all the models, Okinawa i-Praise and Okinawa Ridge+, R30 is the popular one. This brand has come a long way in a very short span of time. More products are set to come out in the upcoming months.
The Okinawa i-Praise scooter has a 2.5Kw electric motor that generates 40 Nm of torque. It offers three ride modes that are eco, sport, and turbo with a top speed of 75 Kmph. This scooter gives a riding range of up to 160 Km range on a single charge. On the other hand, the Okinawa Ridge+ has a 1.74 li-iON battery that can be charged fully within 3 hours and provide a range of 90kms per charge with a top speed of 55kmph. A significant digital speedometer allows the rider a clear reading of all the mandatory information, which makes it a very attractive feature.
Hero Electric is India’s biggest electric scooter brand which offers a wide range of electric bikes for sure it will be a good fit for country roads. So far, more than 30 lakh customers have bought Hero electric scooters such as Optima, Flash, etc. Hero Electric offers six models namely, Hero Electric Atria, Hero Electric Flash, Hero Electric Optima, Hero Electric Photon, Hero Electric NYX, Hero Electric Dash. Among all this Hero Electric Optima and Photon are more popular. Hero Electric Optima is one of the most affordable electric scooters which comes in four variants. It comes with a 250W hub motor. The Optima has a claimed top speed of 25kmph. On the other hand, the Hero Electric Photon battery gives you a range of 85km on a single charge but with a top speed of 45kmph. This scooter will take 5 hours to fully charge.
4. TVS Motor
TVS is a well-known manufacturer in the two-wheeler market. TVS Motor launched its TVS iQube in India in early 2020. It is TVS’ first electric two- wheeler which comes with a 4.4 kW electric motor. The price of TVS iQube Electric is Rs. 1.00 Lakh(ex-showroom price). It is available only in one variant and in one color. The TVS iQube has three lithium-ion batteries. This scooter claims to have a top speed of 78km/h and a range of 75km with a single charge. TVS iQube charges 0-80% in less than 5 hours and a full charge in around 7 hours.
5. Ather Energy
Ather Energy was founded in 2013. It was developed and manufactured in India. This electric scooter is the successor to the 450 scooter which is available in two variants: Ather 450 Plus and the Ather 450X. The price of Ather 450X in Delhi starts at Rs. 1.13 Lakh for the plus and goes up to Rs. 1.32 lakh (ex-showroom). Ather 450X promises a driving range of up to 116km and it will take around 5 hours to charge the battery with a top-notch speed of 80kmph. Ather 450X is the fastest and technically advanced on sale in India and it’s electric motor generates 26 Nm torque. Ather 450 X accelerated 0-40kmph in 3.3 seconds while 0-60kmph in just 6.5 seconds.
Bajaj is a popular vehicle manufacturer which gives a second life to electric scooters. This electric scooter is available in two variants: Urbane and Premium that cost Rs 1,00,000 and Rs 1,15,000 respectively. And it is available in 6 colors. Bajaj Chetak comes with a 4kW electric motor that generates about 16 Nm of torque. It delivers a range of 95 km in Eco mode while in Sport mode it gives 85km of range. Bajaj Chetak has a 3kWh lithium-ion battery that takes about five hours to charge. This electric scooter helps riders to reach a top speed of up to 70kmph.
BGauss is India’s biggest electric company. The BGauss currently offers two electric scooters named, the A2 and B8. This electric scooter gives amazing features such as quick charging, low maintenance, comfort, and so on. Apart from this, it has a removable battery pack, keyless start/stop, centralized seat lock, Reverse Assist, three riding modes is Low, Mid, High, etc. Both the scooters are the best and affordable.
If we talk about the A2, it is sold in Lead Acid and Li-Ion variants, and it has a top speed of 25kmph and a range of 110km. On the other hand, the B8 will be sold in three variants – Li-Ion, LI Technology, and Lead Acid. All the variants give a range of 78km and a top speed of 50kmph. The Li-Ion battery takes three hours for a full charge while the lead-acid variant takes 7-8 hours for a full recharge.
Ola launched its first electric scooter on 15th August 2021. It is available in two variants: S1 and S1 Pro. This electric scooter price starts at Rs 99,999, and the S1 Pro starts at Rs 1,29,999. The price of an Ola scooter is different for some of the states namely Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan. The Ola S1 is available in five colors including Red, Sky Blue, Yellow, Black, White and the Ola S1 Pro, is available in 10 colors including Red, Sky Blue, Yellow, Silver, Gold, Pink, Black, Navy Blue, Grey, and White. Ola S1 has a claimed riding range of 121 km and comes with a top speed of 90 kmph while the Ola S1 Pro offers a driving range of 181 km. The top speed on the S1 Pro is 115 kmph.
9. Pure EV
Its name stands for Power Using Renewable Energy. The Pure EV offers four electric scooters namely, Epluto, Epluto 7G, ETrance, and ETrance Neo. Epluto 7G is the most popular and expensive with the costs of Rs. 83,999. This scooter has a 2.5kWh battery that promises a driving range of more than 100kms with a top speed of 60kmph. Pluto 7G has a digital instrument cluster, LED headlamp, and controls to change riding modes. The best thing about this electric scooter is it will take 4 hours to fully charge the battery.
10. Detel EV
The Detel EV has launched the Easy Plus at Rs 39,999. This electric scooter is super lightweight and compact. This scooter offers only one variant and is available in 4 different colors: Blue, Red, Cyan, Yellow. . It does not require any license. It gives a battery capacity of 48V 20Ah Battery with a riding range of 50km/charge. Its top speed is 25km/h.
Therefore, the fuel prices are increasing day-by-day and air pollution is a major concern. Electric Vehicles are the best option. We would recommend you to purchase electric vehicles for the betterment of our environment. The above lists will help to figure out which one fits your requirements and under your budget.