The scooter market in India has grown exponentially in the country during the last decade, thanks to its easy-riding characteristics and practicality.
Apart from that, riding a scooter in congesting city traffic is far more convenient than riding a motorcycle and having to constantly shift gears.
So, here is a list of the 5 best conventional scooters in India that you should consider before buying a scooter for yourself in the country.
1. Honda Activa 6G
Honda Activa 6G is the latest iteration of the Honda Activa scooter. The Honda Activa 6G comes with a set of telescopic front suspension and an external fuel filler cap for added convenience, making the new Honda Activa 6G a much better scooter than it was ever before.
Powering the Honda Activa 6G is a tried-and-tested 110cc unit that is now BS6 compliant and comes with Fuel-Injection for better fuel efficiency and throttle response. This engine produces 7.68bhp at 8,000 rpm and 8.79Nm of torque at 5,250 rpm.
Prices for the Honda Activa 6G starts from Rs 70,599 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
2. Suzuki Access 125
The Suzuki Access 125 is a sensible and practical scooter. Moreover, the BS6 update to the Suzuki Access 125 brings even more features and mileage.
The party piece of the Suzuki Access 125 has always been its 124cc single-cylinder engine and this engine produces 8.6bhp at 6,750 rpm and 10Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm.
Despite all this, the Suzuki Access 125 still falls short of Honda Activa 6G in the sales department. Prices for the Suzuki Access 125 start from Rs 75,600 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
3. TVS NTorq 125
The TVS NTorq 125 combines style, practicality, performance, and features like no other scooter in the Indian market.
The list of features on the TVS NTorq 125 is astonishing with features such as Bluetooth connectivity, an All-Digital instrument console, LED headlamps and many more. The 3-Valve,125cc engine produces 9.25bhp at 7,00 rpm and 10.5Nm at 5,500 rpm.
Though the TVS NTorq 125 offers everything that you want in a scooter, it is slightly overstyled with too many flash colours and graphics for our liking. Prices for the TVS NTorq 125 starts from Rs 72,270 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
4. TVS Jupiter
TVS Jupiter offers a great family-friendly package and practicality aiding features such as the external fuel filling, LED headlamps, 21-litre underseat storage makes it a great buy if you are looking for a no-nonsense scooter in the 110cc segment.
The engine in the TVS Jupiter is now BS6 compliant and produces 7.8bhp at 7,500 rpm and 8.8Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm
Prices for the TVS Jupiter starts from Rs 66,273 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
5. Yamaha Fascino 125 Fi
The highlight of the Yamaha Fascino 125 Fi is its 99kg kerb weight. The reduced weight is clearly visible in the way the scooter handles and performs.
Thanks to its lower kerb weight and the new engine, Yamaha claims that the scooter is 16% more efficient than its 113cc predecessor.
Speaking about the engine, the new 125cc engine produces 8.08bhp at 6,500 rpm and 9.7Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm. Prices for the Yamaha Fascino 125 Fi starts from Rs 74,530 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Thoughts About Top 5 Scooters In India
The scooter segment has been rapidly expanding in India. Though almost all scooters that are currently on sale in India are well built and engineered, we think the above-mentioned scooters offer the best of everything.