Scooters are making a robust comeback, capturing almost 1 / 4 of the home two-wheeler gross sales. Because of the congestion on the Indian roads, commuters discover it simple to journey scooters. The rising gasoline costs additionally make prospects go for gasoline environment friendly scooters for day by day commuting. The 90s noticed the introduction of gearless scooters which have been light-weight, gasoline environment friendly and straightforward to deal with.
Consequently, the scooter section grew to become probably the most wanted segments of two-wheelers. Not solely ladies, but in addition males began utilizing them, pushing up the demand for them. Now extra corporations have launched newer fashions and modified variants of the scooters. Currently, there are greater than 20 sorts of scooters accessible in the Indian scooter market.
The manufacturers just like the ‘Hero’, the ‘Honda’, the ‘TVS, the ‘Yamaha’, the ‘Mahindra’ the ‘Vespa’ and the ‘Suzuki’ are combating for the supremacy in the scooter section.
Honda Activa, the mannequin credited with reviving the dying scooter market after the exit of Bajaj Auto, emerged because the second largest-selling two-wheeler model, behind solely Hero Splendor. Priced round Rupees 49,843, this 110 cc scooter has a gasoline effectivity of 55 kmpl. The Honda Activa-I priced Rupees 46,964 has a greater mileage of 60 kmpl. The 125 cc Honda Activa 125 is priced from Rupees 56,060 onwards and provides mileages of 60 kmpl. The Honda Aviator is priced at Rupees 50,871 to 56,215 whereas the Honda Dio is priced Rupees 47,923.
Among these, the most cost effective scooter, Mahindra Kine 80 cc, comes for a worth of Rupees 34,785. The Piaggio Vespa VX 125 has a price ticket of Rupees 75,520 and is the most costly of the lot.
From the Hero model, the Pleasure and the Maestro are two common scooters. The 100 cc Pleasure is priced at Rupees 46,800 and the 110 cc Maestro at Rupees 47,000. From Yamaha, the Yamaha Ray Z is a 110 cc scooter priced from Rupees 46,000 to 60,000. The Yamaha Alpha is priced at Rupees 48,584 and provides mileages of 47 kmpl.
The 110 cc TVS Wego is priced at Rupees 51,364 to 54050 and provides a mileage of 51 kmpl whereas the 110 cc TVS Jupiter is priced at Rupees 49,360 and has a greater gasoline effectivity of 60 kmpl. The lately launched TVS Zest is a 110 cc gentle scooter with mileages of 62 kmpl. The 90 cc TVS Scooty variants are priced from Rupees 41,000 to 48,000.
The Mahindra has the 125 cc Rodeo and is priced at Rupees 48,405 and has a gasoline effectivity of 59 kmpl. The 110 cc Mahindra Gusto is priced at Rupees 45,000 to 49,000 and has mileages of 61 kmpl.
In a nut shell, one can select a scooter based on his funds and tastes.