Over the past couple of years, the Indian two-wheeler market has undergone an automatic-scooter revolution. Scooters rose to popularity, especially among youngsters, due to their unmatched practicality and ease of riding clubbed with a unique style quotient and performance at par with some of the bikes in the market. Undoubtedly, these cool automatic scooters are here to stay, and will remain favored by commuters across India.
Here’s a look at the best scooters in India that give bikes a run for their money.
Honda’s most popular scooter – Activa is the largest selling two-wheeler in India. Launched back in 2000, the Honda Activa tops the sales chart to the fact that over 1.5 Cr scooters have been sold till date. Activa is available in three variants as of today – Activa 4G, Activa i and Activa 125. The Honda Activa 4G gets a BS-IV compliant 109cc engine that’s good for 7.96hp of peak power and 9Nm of peak torque, a mobile charging socket, tubeless tyres, combined braking system (CBS) and has the auto-headlamp on (AHO) feature as well.
Available in 10 smashing colors, TVS Jupiter is the second-highest selling scooter in India. The company claims that Jupiter offers the highest leg space amongst all scooters to provide seating comfort to the tallest of the riders. This feature laden all-metal body scooter aims to provide convenience with its combined braking system, gas-filled rear monoshock, telescopic front suspension, easy-to-use centre stand, external fuel-filler cap, mobile charger and ignition lock cover.
Suzuki Access 125
One of the most loved scooters in India, Suzuki Access 125 is an example of what it means to be a perfect blend of performance and convenience. The 2017 iteration of the Suzuki Access 125 is BS-IV compliant with the always-on headlight. Access offers decent features such as telescopic front suspension, both tubeless tyres, convenient cubby at the front, an optional front disc brake and easy-start system with output of the 124 cc engine at 8.6 bhp and 10.2 Nm.
Hero Maestro Edge
Hero MotoCorp’s largest selling scooters, Maestro Edge is powered by a 110.9 cc engine which churns out 8 bhp and 8.7 Nm of torque. The Maestro Edge gets a host of features such as LED tail lamp, telescopic suspension up front and a BS IV compliant engine with AHO, integrated braking system, digital analog combo meter console and external fuel filling. Available in classy shades, this single variant scooter is the right pick for those looking a two-wheeler with strong sales and service network.
Cool, isn’t it? So, which scooter are you going to pick?
Just so that you know, whether you buy a bike or a scooter, it is a mandate by the Indian law to get a valid vehicle insurance. So, whenever you go to buy a scooter of your dreams don’t forget to get a scooter insurance as well.