The popularity of scooters in the country is rising day by day, and here is a list of scooters that we think are the best scooters available in the country right now.
1. Honda Activa 6G
Honda Activa needs no introduction in India. Honda launched the Activa back in 1999 and it laid the foundations for the current popularity of scooters in India.
The Honda Activa is in its 6th iteration in India, and we say it is the best and the most improved version.
Unlike the previous versions, the new Honda Activa 6G uses telescopic front suspension and a larger 12-inch front wheel. Honda also added an external fuel filler cap for added convenience. This was also the first time Honda introduced a major upgrade in Honda Activa since 2009.
Powering the Honda Activa 6G is a tried-and-tested 110cc unit that is now BS6 compliant and comes with Fuel-Injection. The engine now produces 7.68 bhp at 8,000rpm and 8.79Nm of torque at 5,250rpm.
In India, no other scooter even comes close to Activa’s sales numbers. This is the reason why Honda Activa 6G gets the top spot today. Prices for the Honda Activa 6G starts from Rs 69,645 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
2. Ola S1 Pro
While electric scooters were being marked as urban-friendly and not suitable to do long distances, Ola Electric drops the Ola S1 Pro with a claimed range of 181 km.
With the new Ola S1 Pro, Ola Electric has proved that electric scooters can be just as practical and more. The Ola s1 Pro even comes with a large 50L underseat storage, which is almost twice any other scooter that is available in the country.
The Ola S1 Pro uses a large 3.97kWh battery pack, and the 11.39 bhp motor produces a hatchback rivalling 58Nm of torque.
Being electric, the Ola Scooter is also packed with numerous features such as Cruise Control, 4G connectivity, Reverse mode, LED headlights, LED taillamps, and many more.
Prices for the Ola S1 Pro starts from Rs 1,10,149 (Ex-showroom price after state & FAME subsidy, Delhi).
3. Suzuki Access 125
The Suzuki Access 125 was introduced in 2007 as a competition to the Honda Activa in India. The launch of Suzuki Access 125 not only helped Suzuki get traction in the Indian market but also prompted Honda to update the ageing Honda Activa (1st generation) in India.
The Suzuki Access 125 comes with everything that a family scooter may require. With the BS6 update, the Suzuki Access 125 offers even more features and mileage than before.
The party piece of the Suzuki Access 125 has always been its 124cc single-cylinder engine. The engine produces 8.6 bhp at 6,750 rpm and 10Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm, but in reality, the engine feels much peppier.
Despite all this, the Suzuki Access 125 still falls short of Honda Activa 6G in the sales department. For that reason, the Suzuki Access 125 has to settle for the last step on the podium in our list of Best Scooters In India.
The Suzuki Access 125 is available in different trim levels and prices start from Rs 73,400 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
4. TVS NTorq 125
If you are under 30, this is the scooter you should go for. The TVS NTorq 125 is one of the fastest and snazzy-looking scooters available in India.
The TVS NTorq 125 is also a family-friendly and practical scooter with good underseat storage and decent fuel economy. The TVS NTorq 125 combines style, practicality, performance, and features like none other.
Speaking of features, TVS NTorq 125 comes with features such as Bluetooth connectivity, an All-Digital instrument console, LED headlamps and many more. The 3-Valve,125cc engine is one of the best in business and this engine produces 9.25 Bhp at 7,000rpm and 10.5Nm at 5,500rpm.
There is also a more powerful TVS NTorq 125 Race XP variant that produces 10.1 bhp at 7,000 rpm and 10.8 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm. This version also comes with two ride modes.
Prices for TVS NTorq 125 starts from Rs 72,270 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). Though the TVS NTorq 125 is on the pricier side it is well worth the asking price for what it provides.
5. TVS Jupiter
TVS Jupiter was introduced in 2013 and just five years later, it became the second most successful scooter in India with more than 25 lakh units on the road.
TVS Jupiter offers a great family-friendly package and features like external fuel filling, LED headlamps, 21-litre underseat storage makes it a great buy.
TVS Jupiter is powered by a fuel-injected 109.7cc BS6 compliant engine and it produces 7.8 bhp at 7,500rpm and 8.8Nm of torque at 5,500rpm.
We wish TVS soon launches the 125cc version of the TVS Jupiter powered by the same engine that powers the peppy TVS NTorq 125.
Prices for the TVS Jupiter starts from Rs 65,673 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
Thoughts About Best Scooters In India
We believe the Honda Activa 6G, the Ola S1 Pro, the Suzuki Access 125, the TVS NTorq 125, and the TVS Jupiter are the best scooter available in the country today.
These scooters deliver the best combination of practicality, performance, style, and affordability. Which every scooter you buy from this list, it is almost impossible to go wrong with the buying decision.